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, urban, transition area”)–language encouraged by citizens concerned about encroaching development pressure–and substituted more general language in the final statement: “Loudoun County continues to flourish as Read More →
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Loudoun County will update its General Plan in 2017; it’s vital that citizens have a seat at the table as the primary stakeholders in the revision process. 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. The Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition has been named as a stakeholder in the plan update; we will keep members and the public Read More →
The Rural Roads Committee has worked for the past two years to successfully increase the repair and maintenance priority of unpaved rural roads through state legislation and consultation with VDOT, and when historic bridges need major repair or replacement, works with VDOT to ensure that the work is compatible with a rural setting.
The Conservation Easement Committee has worked closely with Loudoun County staff to institute a stewardship program for county-held conservation easements. This work continues with new initiative.
The Coalition monitors environmental issues in Loudoun that underpin healthy ecological systems, such as the Limestone Overlay District ordinance, water quality, and floodplain and steep slopes regulations. The Coalition monitors development applications to ensure the environmental issues are considered, including tree save and animal and bird habitat.
The Coalition was instrumental in creating the Loudoun County Heritage Plan and the Heritage Commission and the preservation of the Phase 1 Archeological Survey. And responds to threats to individual buildings or sites of importance.