Make a Difference!
Good news! Last week
the Board of Supervisors passed a resolution that temporarily prevents
the Creekside development and land swap with Phil Bolen Park from
In addition, the Board
agreed to work with the Leesburg Town Council to review development
proposals before moving ahead with the Comprehensive Plan Amendments
(CPAMs) process. This great news means that more local stakeholders,
including Leesburg residents, will be able to participate in how
this developer proposal moves forward. The Leesburg Town Council
has previously expressed concern over the development proposals
and opposes the Phil Bolen Park land swap.
The board’s actions
on this issue are a strong indication that our voices are being
For background information
on this issue, click
Board Members Try to Ignore Petition
Some members of the Board
of Supervisors are refusing to hear our message to say NO to doubling
the size of Loudoun County. Unfortunately, it would appear that
some supervisors are willing to settle lawsuits with developers
while discounting a broad citizen statement about growth and its
impact on schools, traffic, and taxes. We encourage you to write
Board of Supervisors with your concerns about why you signed
While collecting petition
signatures, many of our volunteers promised to protect your privacy
and not publicly release your personal contact information.
We presented the petition
to the Board of Supervisors and provided them with your signatures
and zip codes. This was done to ensure your privacy, as submitting
your full personal contact information to the Board would make it
public record and thus available to anyone.
Despite being pressured
to hand over all of your private information, we are keeping our
promise to you. In the age of "do not call" lists and
spam filters, we believe it is inappropriate to make private information,
entrusted to us, public information.