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Albemarle planning commission briefed on growth area expansion

Albemarle County officials revealed more details Tuesday about the prospective business interested in land just outside the county’s designated growth area, but stopped short of revealing the specific identity of the firm. Faith McClintic, the county’s new director of economic development, described the company as a “beverage producer” that wants to take advantage of the […]

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Growth area expansion south of I-64 discussed

Albemarle officials said Tuesday that a new approach toward economic development has led the Board of Supervisors to consider expanding the growth area south of the interchange of U.S. 29 and Interstate 64. “This particular location that we’re talking about has moved to the forefront faster due to an interest in a very attractive business,” […]

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Albemarle Supervisors to vote on growth area expansion in September

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has approved an expedited review process to determine if land southwest of the U.S. 29-Interstate 64 interchange should be added to the county’s designated growth area. “This issue is before you because of the county’s stated goal of expanding job opportunities and capital investment,” County Executive Tom Foley said. […]

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Supervisors may delay action on growth area expansion

When the Albemarle Board of Supervisors holds a public hearing on the Comprehensive Plan this week, it also will consider a proposal to expand the county’s designated growth area to include an 82-acre property near the interchange of Interstate 64 and U.S. 29. “Based on legal advice, because we have posted notice of our intention […]