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1VAC50-20-230. Referral to commission of proposed voluntary settlement agreements.

A. Referral of a proposed voluntary settlement agreement to the commission under the provisions of § 15.2-3400 of the Code of Virginia shall be accompanied by resolutions, joint or separate, of the governing bodies of the localities that are parties to the proposed agreement requesting the commission to review the agreement. The resolution or resolutions shall also state the intention of the governing bodies to adopt the agreement subsequent to the commission's review and shall indicate the name, title, address, and phone number, and, where available, fax number and email address of the individual who shall serve as each locality's principal contact with the commission during the period of its review. Referrals to the commission pursuant to § 15.2-3400 of the Code of Virginia shall also be accompanied by a listing of local governments receiving notice of the referral under—subsection C of this section.

B. Any party or parties referring a proposed voluntary settlement agreement to the commission for review pursuant to § 15.2-3400 of the Code of Virginia may submit with the proposed agreement as much data, exhibits, documents, or other supporting materials as deemed appropriate; however, the submissions should be fully responsive to all relevant elements of 1VAC50-20-610.

C. Whenever a proposed voluntary settlement agreement is referred to the commission for review pursuant to subsection A of this section, the parties to the proposed agreement shall concurrently give notice of the referral to each Virginia local government with which any of the parties is contiguous, or with which any of the parties shares any function, revenue, or tax source. All such notices of referral shall be accompanied by a copy of the proposed voluntary settlement agreement, or a descriptive summary thereof, and an annotated listing of all documents, exhibits, and other materials submitted to the commission in support of the proposed agreement.

D. Any local government receiving notice of referral pursuant to subsection C of this section, or any other party, may submit data, exhibits, documents, or other supporting materials relevant to the commission's review as it deems appropriate; however, the submissions should be responsive to all relevant elements of 1VAC50-20-610. Any party submitting materials to the commission pursuant to this chapter shall also designate an individual who shall serve as principal contact with the commission during the period of its review and shall furnish the individual's title, address, phone number and, where available, fax number and email address. The commission may establish a time by which all submissions by respondent parties must be received. Any party submitting materials to the commission pursuant to this chapter shall also provide an annotated listing of the material to the parties to the proposed voluntary settlement agreement.

Statutory Authority

§ 15.2-2903 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR445-01-02 § 3.6, eff. November 1, 1984; amended, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 26, eff. October 4, 2006.


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