News from Culpeper County


RRRC Comprehensive Economic Development Plan open for public comment

April 22, 2024

Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional CommissionCulpeper, VA – The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission is pleased to announce the release of its Comprehensive Economic Development Plan (CEDS) for public review and comment. In accordance with the requirements set forth by the Economic Development Administration (EDA), the CEDS will be available for a 30-day statutory review period, commencing on April 22, 2024 and concluding on May 23, 2024. During this period, the RRRC encourages all residents, businesses, community organizations, and stakeholders to review the proposed plan and provide valuable feedback. The CEDS outlines a strategic vision and actionable goals aimed at fostering economic growth, job creation, and sustainable development within our community. Your insights and perspectives are crucial in ensuring that the plan accurately reflects the needs and aspirations of our diverse economic landscape.

The CEDS document can be accessed online at or in person at the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission, 420 Southridge Parkway, Suite 106, Culpeper, Virginia 22701. Comments and suggestions can be submitted electronically through this form: We value your input and look forward to engaging in a constructive dialogue that will shape the future of our local economy.

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About the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission
The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission serves the counties of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock, and the towns of Culpeper, Gordonsville, Madison, Orange, Remington, The Plains, Washington, and Warrenton. The 21-member RRRC board includes elected and appointed officials appointed by each member jurisdiction. Localities with greater than 3,500 residents appoint two members to the regional commission, while localities with fewer than 3,500 residents appoint one member to the regional commission.

The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission facilitates a collaborative approach to regional cooperation, and serves as a convening forum for the interaction of appointed and elected local government officials, regional stakeholders and citizen members. The Regional Commission coordinates a broad range of regional planning activities – including multi-modal and human services transportation, environmental planning, homelessness and affordable housing coordination, regional tourism, agricultural, and economic development activities. The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission is located in Culpeper, VA, and can be found online at