- Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 11:55
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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.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 08:54
- Published on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 08:54
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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.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 March 2013 10:41
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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.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 15:53
- Published on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 15:53
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After hearing a wide variety of ideas, concerns and requests not to sell Eleanor Trailer Park the Colonial Beach Town Council moved to refer the matter to the Planning Commission for study, review and direction on what to do with the property.
The Colonial Beach Town Council had asked for open public comment concerning what to do with Eleanor Trailer Park located near the end of the point in Colonial Beach Virginia at the October Town Council meeting. During the meeting there were mixed comments from speakers but most seemed to have misunderstood the purpose of the meeting and assumed the council would vote directly after public comment on whether or not to sell the park even though a vote was not listed on the agenda.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 September 2012 20:50
- Published on Tuesday, 11 September 2012 20:50
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Discussions concerning changes to Article 7 of the Building and Zoning Code sparked questions regarding the validity of the conditional use permit for The Potomac Renaissance Condos which are located at 100 Taylor St.
The subject came up at the September Colonial Beach Planning Commission meeting after Gary Mitchell, Director of Building and Zoning, presented changes to Article 7, Resort Commercial (RC) District, of the zoning ordinances. Mitchell requested the planning commission discuss the changes and approve advertising for a public hearing.
The Resort Commercial District is the section of land that is just inside of Boundry St. to Colonial Ave. and Washington Ave. to the Potomac River.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 May 2012 15:04
- Published on Wednesday, 09 May 2012 15:04
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Capital Improvement Plan
The planning commission performed their annual review of the town’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and sent a favorable recommendation to the council.
The council will review the five-year plan totaling almost 23 million dollars for town improvements and another 35.7 million for the school system.
Capital project or items are defined in the Virginia code as buildings, construction, studies, equipment, materials, renovations and maintenance or replacement items at a