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Bristol Virginia Utilities (BVU) Authority Board of Directors

    Reference:
    » Code ยง 15.2-7205
  • Description: BVU Authority; Board powers, officers; broadband; FOIA. Reduces from nine to seven the number of directors on the Board of Directors (the Board) of the BVU Authority (the Authority) and alters the methods of their appointment and their powers and duties. The bill removes the current membership of the Board, comprising six citizens of Bristol, Virginia, two Bristol City Council members, and one member of the Board of Supervisors of Washington County, and institutes in their place a board of seven directors, comprising (i) one citizen of each of the following localities with its appointing authority: the City of Bristol, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates; the City of Bristol, appointed by the Board; Scott County, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates; and Washington County, appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules, and (ii) one member of the governing body of each of the localities of the City of Bristol, the Town of Abingdon, and Washington County, appointed by their respective governing bodies. The citizen of the City of Bristol who is appointed by the Board is required to be engaged in business and may be appointed initially by the Bristol City Council.
  • Staff Contact:

    Donald L. Bowman, P.E.
    President and CEO
    BVU Authority
    15022 Lee Highway | Bristol, VA 24202
    Office (276) 645-8701 | Mobile (276) 696-1070 | Fax (276) 821-6235
    dlbowman@bvua.com

Citizen Members:
Name Representing Appointed By Term
Richard H. Kiser Senate Committee on Rules Expires 06/30/2020
Scott Daniel "Danny" Griffin Citizen of the City of Bristol Speaker of the House Expires 06/30/2020
Gregory J. Baker Citizen of Scott County Speaker of the House Expires 06/30/2020
Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 0 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 0 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 3
Max # Ex Officio: 0
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