The Agenda: Local government briefs for 11.4.19

A 36,000 square foot commercial development near West Creek is set to launch during the first quarter of 2020.

Retail-office project near West Creek up for review

The Goochland County Planning Commission meets Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Business includes review of a conceptual master plan for Oak Hill East Shopping Center, a retail-office project planned by The Pruitt Cos. on part of the former Oak Hill Golf Course at Patterson Avenue and Route 288. The review does not involve a public hearing.

Public hearing items include a request by HHHunt to reduce the maximum number of units in its Mosaic development near the Capital One campus from 520 to 508, increasing the percentage of permitted townhomes from 40 percent to 44 percent. Full agenda here.

single-family home renderings

A rendering of proposed single-family homes in the Mosaic development. (HHHunt)

Goochland supervisors meet Wednesday at 3 p.m. Public hearing items include lease agreements with the county’s chamber of commerce and historical society for county-owned property at 2931 and 2924 River Road West. Full agenda here.

Charter company’s land lease at Chesterfield airport extended

Chesterfield County extended its fixed-based operator agreement with Dominion Aviation Services and granted a land lease for construction of a new hangar on the North Ramp. A fixed-based operator at the Chesterfield County Airport since 1991, Dominion will construct additional corporate hangars to support business growth.

The new 30-year service agreement is projected to add $290,000 to the $350,000 in revenue that Dominion brings in annually to the county. Per the agreement, Dominion will continue to provide such services as hangar storage and tie-down parking of aircraft, line service and sale of incidental supplies, and sale and/or lease of aircraft, and aircraft parts and supplies. Aircraft rental and flight training services will be provided through June 30, 2021.

Church building conversions on city planning agenda

The former Community Bainbridge Baptist Church at 1101 Bainbridge St. (BizSense file photo)

The Richmond Planning Commission meets Monday at 1:30 p.m. Business on the consent agenda includes a special-use permit request related to Corinthian Construction’s plans to convert the Community Bainbridge Baptist Church property in Manchester into a mixed-use development including offices, retail, a restaurant and a day nursery.

Another church building, in Church Hill, is proposed for a 15-unit residential conversion by Baker Development Resources. A veterinary clinic is proposed for a building at 1217 W. Leigh St. in Carver. Full agenda here.

Chesterfield names new building inspection director

Ronald Clements Jr.

Ronald Clements Jr. was named Chesterfield County’s new building inspection director after a nationwide recruitment search. Previously the county’s assistant building inspection director, Clements has been with the department since 1999 and began his new role Nov. 1. As director, the Virginia Tech grad will lead 67 staff members, and oversee the department’s strategic and daily operations.

City schedules town hall meetings on Navy Hill project

Mayor Levar Stoney’s administration has scheduled four town hall meetings this month on the proposed Navy Hill development.

The series kicked off Saturday, at the close of the City Council-appointed Navy Hill Advisory Commission’s Nov. 2 meeting, with a presentation and meet-and-greet with officials from Spectra, which was announced last week as the company lined up to manage the arena that would anchor the development.

Each of the town hall meetings will consist of a presentation by Stoney and city officials and an opportunity for the public to ask questions. The schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, Nov. 14, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Carver Elementary School, 1110 W. Leigh St.
  • Sunday, Nov. 17, 4-5:30 p.m., Peter Paul Development Center, 1708 N. 22nd St.
  • Monday, Nov. 18, 6-7:30 p.m., Hickory Hill Community Center, 3000 E. Belt Blvd.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Albert Hill Middle School, 3400 Patterson Ave.

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