Culpeper County, like Loudoun, has many miles of unpaved rural roads and driveways. In January the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District published the Dirt and Gravel Road Best Management Practice Guide: A Landowner’s Handbook to Building and Maintaining Private Roadways. Funding for the handbook came from the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund. From the guide’s […]
The Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition announced today their policies for the 2019 Election Campaigns. The Coalition is a non-partisan, non-profit, informal organization of over 50 Loudoun heritage and environmental organizations representing over 4,000 member residents in Loudoun County. Our Mission Statement is “to provide a strong voice for members in public forums, and […]
In response to the great interest in learning more about the Emerald Ribbons initiative, we have posted answers to frequent questions at this link. We welcome wide public involvement in this coming year to shape this plan.
Following the conclusion of the work of the Envision Loudoun Comprehensive Plan Update Stakeholders Committee in early July, the Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition has announced the continuation of its work to ensure that the final plan presented before the Planning Commission and then the Board of Supervisors captures citizens’ priorities in a strong […]
An ad hoc committee of the Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition has published “Suggestions and Recommendations for Building a Sustainable Rural Community.” The report examines the serious threats to Loudoun’s scenic rural areas and sets forth an action plan for preserving this unique and economically, environmentally and regionally valued portion of the county, and its recommendations […]
Last night the Board of Supervisors voted, against staff recommendations and strong opposition by citizens, 5-4 to deny a motion by Supervisor Geary Higgins to disapprove the True North data center on the banks of Goose Creek. Supervisors Ron Myer, Matt Letourneau, Kristen Umstattd, Suzanne Volpe, and Koran Saines voted to place the data center, […]
Members of the Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition have read and carefully categorized all of the public comments from the first series of Envision Loudoun public input sessions. Read the summary here. Please continue to push your supervisors to support the vision that CITIZENS have articulated. County planners (who are writing the plan) continue […]
The Board of Supervisors will hold a Transportation Summit at 5 p.m. June 29 in the Board Room of the County Government Center in Leesburg. Board members will discuss the progress the county is making toward one of the Board’s strategic goals: to develop a safe, affordable and effective transportation network that serves the community. […]
The second opportunity for citizens to shape Loudoun County’s Comprehensive Plan for its next 25 years commences on June 5. The final document will affect all aspects of our daily lives for the next decade: our commutes, our neighborhoods, our schools, our leisure time–in short, our quality of life. PLEASE invest some time in shaping […]
The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted to approve the Envision Loudoun Vision and Goals statement at its May 18 business meeting. You can read the updated document here. An article published May 19 in the Loudoun Times-Mirror on the vote notes that Supervisors opted to remove area-specific language in the vision statement (“rural, suburban, […]
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