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Colonial Beach takes the plunge

Colonial Beach takes the plunge

The polar plunge on New Year’s Day was hosted by Dockside Restaurant and benefits the Colonial...

Historical Review Grant awarded to Colonial Beach

Colonial Beach is one of three towns to be included in a survey of historic resources conducted by t...

Christmas is special at Westmoreland Rehabilitation

Christmas is special at Westmoreland Rehabilitation

Residents at Westmoreland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Colonial Beach participated in num...

The future looks bright for CB Schools

The Colonial Beach School system has faced many challenges in the last few years.

F&A Corvettes fulfilling holiday dreams for the young at heart

F&A Corvettes fulfilling holiday dreams for the young at heart

Classic car lovers across the nation with dreams of Corvettes this holiday season are looking to a d...

Festive holiday lights at the marina

Festive holiday lights at the marina

Festively decorated boats light up the Colonial Beach Marina. With the holidays approaching, area ...

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Planning Commission calls for assessments

The Colonial Beach Planning Commission is recommending environmental assessments for two of the North Irving town-owned properties before marketing. The commission did not recommend demolition of the old police building but stated no restrictions should be requested of the eventual purchaser.

Read more: Planning Commission calls for assessments

Commission eyes town-owned properties on N. Irving Avenue strip

The Colonial Beach Planning Commission has been tasked with evaluating town-owned properties and making recommendations to the Council of how to proceed with marketing or managing them.
At its Nov. 12 meeting, the commission reviewed staff recommendations for the vacant properties along North Irving Avenue. The three town-owned buildings currently being considered are the Klotz building located at 6 N. Irving Ave., the old police building at 10 N. Irving Ave. and the old town hall building at 18 N. Irving Ave.

Read more: Commission eyes town-owned properties on N. Irving Avenue strip

Cirbee resigns from CB Planning Commission

The Colonial Beach Planning Commission has lost another of its members.
After only four months of serving on the Colonial Beach Planning Commission, member Steve Cirbee tendered his resignation effective Feb. 27. The Colonial Beach Town Council accepted his decision at its March 12 meeting.   

Read more: Cirbee resigns from CB Planning Commission

Beach must adopt new flood rules

The Colonial Beach Planning Commission and Town Council are under a pressure to adopt new federal floodplain maps and floodplain ordinance changes.
The council will need to adopt the changes before April in order to ensure that residents with flood insurance will not lose coverage, said acting Zoning Administer Brendan.

Read more: Beach must adopt new flood rules

Planning Commission forges ahead despite lack of new floodplain maps

The Colonial Beach Planning Commission has conducted its organizational meeting, electing Maureen Holt to continue to act as chairperson for another year and selecting Robin Schick as vice chair. The commission also welcomed new members Maureen McCabe and Robert Busick.

Read more: Planning Commission forges ahead despite lack of new floodplain maps

Short-handed Planning Commission addresses zoning, public hearing

The Colonial Beach Planning Commission has seven seats. However, with recent commissioners exiting to move on to other endeavors, and commissioners Margaret McMullin and David Coombes choosing not to renew their terms after expiration, the commission is down to four sitting members.

Read more: Short-handed Planning Commission addresses zoning, public hearing

Discussion on adult- themed businesses causes some blushing

The Colonial Beach Planning Commission members had a blushing conversation while debating the issue of prohibiting adult bookstores and other adult theme-related services at the September planning commission meeting.

Read more: Discussion on adult- themed businesses causes some blushing

Commissioners discuss safety of drinking water

During last month’s Planning Commission meeting some commissioners voiced opposition concerning implementing a Well-Head Protection Overlay District in Colonial Beach. To answer questions about the program, the commission requested Barry Matthews from the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Drinking Water, give a presentation during the March meeting.

Read more: Commissioners discuss safety of drinking water

 

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