Supervisors Laud Kyanite Mining

Published 4:57 pm Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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The Farmville Herald

BUCKINGHAM – During its September 10 meeting, the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors, in a unanimous vote, adopted a resolution recognizing and expressing appreciation to Kyanite Mining and the Dixon family.

The resolution describes the mining operation as a “long-standing entity in the County of Buckingham, operating, growing and prospering under the leadership of the Dixon family.”

Continuing, the resolution offers, “For all the years that Kyanite has operated in the County, it has been a good corporate citizen and an important part of the County.”

Along with acknowledging the “good jobs and tax revenue,” provided by the company, the resolution cites, “Kyanite and the Dixon family have always been major supporters of the county's community organizations, such as the fire departments, the rescue squad, the civic organizations, and recreational and cultural programs of the County.”

The resolution pays tribute to Kyanite and the Dixon family for always striving “to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Buckingham County.”

Additionally, the resolution states, “Kyanite and the Dixon family have never made any request of the County but have always sought to be cooperative and helpful to the County.”

In its resolution, the board shares, “Now therefore be it resolved that the Board of Supervisors for Buckingham County formally expresses its appreciation to Kyanite Mining and the Dixon family for its long-standing support of the County, its community organizations and its citizens.”

Concluding, the resolution, offers, “The Board wishes only continued prosperity for Kyanite Mining and the Dixon family.”