Thank you to all who spoke
out for the future of our community Tuesday night, and to the many others who
have emailed the Board
of Supervisors. Hundreds of you turned out -- and Sen. Mark Herring, Del.
Chuck Caputo, and Del. Bob Marshall spoke in strong opposition to the proposal
for tens of thousands of new houses and apartments.
Keep the momentum
going on Saturday!
of Tuesday's hearing by Fox Five (watch online!)
press release about Tuesday night
Up for Democracy, by Stewart Schwartz
our County Supervisors:
- Stick to
the existing growth plan
- Say YES
to protecting Loudoun County from massive developer proposals
- Say NO to
tens of thousands of new houses in eastern Loudoun
- Say NO to
more gridlock and higher taxes
buildout number, released at Tuesday's hearing, is 26,698 new
houses, due to a last minute amendment last week made by Supervisor
Bruce Tulloch. Yet the public notice on the hearing said 33,821
the constantly changing numbers? So are we!
unfair for the county to keep changing the proposal on us at the
last minute. Please consider also saying something along
the following lines:
figures were released at the hearing on Tuesday. There has been
no transportation analysis and only a rudimentary fiscal analysis.
It's ridiculous to expect citizens to give meaningful input
on something that is literally released at the hearing, with
very little analysis on the fiscal impact and none on the traffic
Last Chance to be Heard
Public Hearing with the Board of Supervisors
Saturday, October 14
Starts at 9:00 AM
you signed up to speak on Wednesday but left early, you
will be able to speak first on Saturday.
Email the Board of
up to speak at the hearing is critical, but sending an email
to the Board of Supervisors is also important.
comments will not be added to the public record unless you
include your name and address.
We ask for this analysis
to be done and for a new public input session, where the county informs the public
about what is actually being proposed. The Board of Supervisors should then hold
another set of public hearings.
growth proposal will have a serious impact on me, my family,
and my property. These constant changes have left me confused
and lacking critical inforamtion. We deserve more, clear, and
thorough information, time to read and understand it, and a
chance to give you meaningful input.
Update on 2,000 New
Houses in Leesburg
Park, previously called Creekside, is a developer proposal for
1,998 new houses and apartments on 600 acres in Leesburg. This
area is currently planned for 1 house per 10 acres, because any
development will directly impact the community's drinking water
supply drawn from Goose Creek.
the Planning Commission to vote no on the Ridgewater Park
recommends denial of this application. It does not match the county's
Comprehensive Plan at all -- a clear signal for denial. This developer
proposal will negatively impact the drinking water supply, the
Greenway, local roads, and Leesburg airport.
and Town of Leesburg recently agreed to jointly plan this area.
No rezoning should occur until that process is complete.
Thank you for your support,
Campaign for Loudoun's Future
Together, We're Fighting to Protect the Quality of Life in Loudoun
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