The Agenda: Local government briefs for 7.8.19

Richmond City Hall

Airport commission
The Capital Region Airport Commission meets Tuesday at 8 a.m. Business for the special meeting includes approval of a new president and CEO. The commission meets in the first-floor conference room at Richmond International Airport.

The Planning Commission meets Monday at 10 a.m. for a work session on the proposed Carvana distribution facility near Chester and the solar farm-data center development proposed by Torch Clean Energy for the 1,700-acre site formerly known as the Matoaca Mega Site. The commission also will receive a presentation on the Midlothian Community Special Area Plan. Full agenda here.

The Board of Zoning Appeals meets Wednesday at 1 p.m. A private kennel for five adult dogs is proposed at 13619 Buck Rub Drive. Full agenda here.

Supervisors meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. Public hearing items include a proposed zoning ordinance change to allow master-planned communities with mixed uses and higher residential densities in in the R-6 General Residence District by provisional use permit.

Other business on the agenda includes awarding $93,175 to Project:Homes to rebuilt a house at 19 N. Ivy Ave., and a $385,500 contract to The Boyd Group of VA for construction of eight new illuminated pickleball courts at Pouncey Tract Park. Full agenda here.

The Planning Commission meets Thursday at 7 p.m. to review requests for rezonings and provisional use permits. Business includes rezoning and PUP requests related to the ongoing redevelopment of Regency Square mall as an urban mixed-use development.

Eagle Construction of VA proposes a zero-lot-line, age-restricted development with detached homes on 9.7 acres on the west side of Pouncey Tract Road south of Nuckols Road. A 2,800-square-foot Burger King restaurant is planned in a shopping center at Glenside Drive and West Broad Street. A 7-11 with fuel pumps is planned at New Market Road and Osborne Turnpike. Full agenda here.

The Commission of Architectural Review meets Tuesday at 6 p.m. Agenda available here. The commission meets at HKS Architects at 2100 E. Cary St.

City Council at its July 1 special meeting adopted a code amendment prohibiting firearms in city-owned buildings, parks and community facilities. An ordinance allowing temporary outdoor dining encroachments at the 17th Street Farmers Market also was approved.

Council’s Organizational Development Standing Committee appointed former state transportation secretary Pierce Homer as chairman and John Gerner with Leisure Business Advisors as vice chairman of an advisory commission to review the proposed Navy Hill development.

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