The Prince William Board of County Supervisors today recognized and congratulated the Prince William County Commercial Development Committee volunteer members and staff, with a commending resolution for 20 years of dedicated service to the County.
Chair of the Board of County Supervisors Ann Wheeler said, "It is with a depth of gratitude that we recognize the men and women who have volunteered in supporting the commercial development of Prince William County, which has virtually doubled in population since 1999."
"Today's celebration of 20 years of volunteer service is a fantastic way to highlight the impact of service, thank those who serve, and most importantly, inspire more contractors, builders, developers and businesses to get involved in their community," said Mike Garcia, chairman, Commercial Development Committee
, who accepted the commendation on behalf of the committee members and staff.
"The credit always starts in the beginning, with great vision and devotion," said Wade A. Hugh, director, Prince William County Department of Development Services
. "It is my honor to recognize and celebrate all the volunteers, alumni and staff who have supported the County's development process for commercial projects. Some really special people have participated, many having given countless hours of their time since it first started in 1999."
The Commercial Development Committee was originally formed as a task force on March 16, 1999, via resolution by the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, with the purpose of identifying development services process improvements and recommendations for commercial projects. Over the last decade, it has initiated approximately 20 commercial development process improvement efforts.
Today, the Committee stays committed to supporting the Board's efforts to grow commercial development in Prince William County. The Committee establishes annual goals geared towards continually improving the commercial development process. Meetings are held quarterly on the third Wednesday of the month at 2:30 p.m. (January, April, July, October). Visit www.pwcgov.org\CDC
, email DDS@pwcgov.org
or call 703-792-7191 to learn more.