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The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors are expected to hold a vote Tuesday, Sept. 17 for resolution that asks the county administrator to execute a memorandum of understanding on water and sewer services for the Southern Virginia Mega Park at Berry Hill. 

The memorandum is between the City of Danville, Pittsylvania County, the Danville-Pittsylvania Regional Industrial Facility Authority, and the Pittsylvania County Service Authority. 

"All this says is that when it's finalized, time is of the essence due to a potential customer for the park," county attorney Vaden Hunt said about the resolution during the board's economic development committee meeting. 

As part of the memorandum, Pittsylvania County would be paid $200,000 a year by Danville Utilities until $1.1 million is fulfilled. County Administrator David Smitherman said the funds would cover expenses paid by the county.

Smitherman said they are also proposing an industrial rate for the megasite. There is also an agreement in place to purchase water from Eden, North Carolina. 

Other options include installing a master meter to monitor water consumption. 

As part of the agreement, Danville and Eden, who will feed water to the site, will not extend their water lines out of the service area according to Smitherman.

Tuesday's business meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Pittsylvania County General District Courtroom.  

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