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Feb 27, 2006

Public Private Partnership Bulletin




1. South Carolina examining tolls to complete I-73

"South Carolina legislates for tolled I-73," TOLLROADSnews, January 27, 2006

2. VITA PPEA deal to bring jobs to Chesterfield County

"IT jobs will move from city to county, Northrop Grumman to build center in Chesterfield for its business and state's IT agency," Richmond Times-Dispatch, January 30, 2006

3. Senate Bill 76 opens PPEA to greater public scrutiny

"Measure tackles PPEA," The News & Advance, January 31, 2006

Senate Bill 76 has passed both the House and Senate and is headed to Governor Kaine for signature.

See also the article from the Virginia Coalition for Open Government News (January 2006).

4. Northrop Grumman PPEA for Stafford public safety center wins praise

"Safety center to bring speed, efficiency New building will house all county safety operations," Stafford County Sun, February 2, 2006

5. Route 58 PPTA expansion in doubt given legislative actions



"Completion of U.S. 58 corridor hits roadblock," Danville Register & Bee, February 7, 2006

6. Anti-STAR Solutions PPTA efforts meet legislative demise

"Gilbert’s I-81 Resolution Defeated," Daily News Record, February 9, 2006

7. VDOT solicits PPTA proposals for Route 460 upgrade

"State looks to private sector for new road Seeks plans to finance, build 55-mile highway stretching from Petersburg to Suffolk," Richmond Times-Dispatch, February 15, 2006

8. House Bill 1426 sets concession policy for Virginia

"Transportation measure offers public-private option," The Virginian-Pilot, February 17, 2006

House Bill 1426 has passed the House and is currently being reviewed by the Senate Finance Committee. 

9. House Bill 1426 sets concession policy for Virginia

"Transportation measure offers public-private option," The Virginian-Pilot, February 17, 2006

10. Herndon PPEA slows because of landowner issue

"Downtown Project Hits Snag," Observer, February 17, 2006

11. Virginia Beach contractors oppose PPEA process for pump upgrades

"In Beach and elsewhere, bidding process changes," The Virginian-Pilot, February 24, 2006

12. PPTA in play as part of transportation packages

"Room for agreement," Culpeper Star Exponent, February 27, 2006

13. P3 structure works for Raleigh redevelopment effort

"Making, preserving history," The News & Observer, February 27, 2006

14. PPTA fills transportation voids at local level

"Builders Offer to Fill Void On Roads Amid Va. Inaction, Plans Entice but Come With a Catch," Washington Post, February 27, 2006

15. Loudoun receives PPEA for jail expansion

Notice of Receipt of an Unsolicited Proposal for a Public-Private Partnership for Expansion of the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center (Phase II)

Loudoun County, Virginia has received and accepted an unsolicited proposal under the provisions of the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002 (PPEA) for Expansion of the Adult Detention Center (Phase II). The proposal is for design and construction of a 256-bed expansion of the soon to be completed new Adult Detention Center, including new intake and booking and magistrate’s areas, and expanded administration and staff services areas.

The County intends to evaluate this unsolicited proposal and may negotiate a comprehensive agreement with the private-entity based on the proposal. However, other private entities are invited and encouraged to submit competing unsolicited conceptual phase proposals for this project no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2006 for simultaneous consideration. Proposals must be clearly marked as a "PPEA Proposal for Adult Detention Center Expansion (Phase II)" and comply with the County's Policy for Implementation of the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002, which is available at

Private entities interested in submitting a competing unsolicited proposal are encouraged to contact Tina M. Borger, Loudoun County Purchasing Agent, at or 703-777-0394, for additional information and assistance.

UNSOLICITED PROPOSAL FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF PHASE II OF THE ADULT DETENTION CENTER Supervisor Clem moved that the Board of Supervisors accept the proposal for Phase II of the Adult Detention Center from Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. for consideration under the Public-Private Education Facility and Infrastructure Act. The motion passed 8-0-1, Vice Chairman Tulloch absent for the vote.

16. Indiana citizens concerned about toll road concession deal

"Indianans suspicious of toll road deal," USA Today, February 27, 2006

17. Richmond solicits PPEA proposals for new school offices

PPEA notice from the City of Richmond related to the development of new school administrative facilities.

18. DPR touts PPEA experience

Article from the DPR Construction newsletter about the company's work on Capitol Square in Richmond.

19. Winchester solicits PPEA parking deck proposals

PPEA notice from the City of Winchester for the development of a new downtown parking garage.