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James City County Appoints Toano Community Character Area Study Steering Committee

Date: October 13, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jose Ribeiro or Jason Purse, JCC Planning Division

Phone:(757) 253-6885
Email: planning@james-city.va.us

 

James City County's Board of Supervisors recently appointed Gail Harding, Fred Boelt, Barry Bryant, Patricia Rowe and Donnah Joyce to the Toano Community Character Area Study Steering Committee.

 

The Committee will study the Toano Community Character Area over the next three months and recommend guiding design principles for future development. After receiving public input and guidance, the consultant will be presenting ideas for design principles and a streetscape to the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors in December and January. The Toano Community Character Area encompasses the developed area in the vicinity of Route 60 stretching from approximately the railroad tracks on the west to Bush Springs Road on the east and includes the intersection of Route 60 and Forge Road.

 

The Toano Community Character Area Steering Committee will meet at the James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road, from 2-4 p.m. on Oct. 19, Nov. 10 and Nov. 18. The meetings are open to the public.

 

In addition, two public workshops will be held for citizens to discuss design guidelines, characteristics of the existing village area, transportation and economic issues. The workshops take place at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 2 and Nov. 16 at Toano Middle School, 7817 Richmond Road Citizens can also follow the progress of the committee and offer comments through the Toano Study web site at http://www.jccegov.com/resources/devmgmt/div_devmgmt_planning_projandstudies.html

 

For more information, contact Jason Purse or Jose Ribeiro at (757) 253-6685 or planning@james-city.va.us.

 

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