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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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