Update 12/14/06

: At their meeting on December 13, 2006, the Board of Supervisors, at the request of Ken Boyd (Rivanna), agreed to hold a work session in early 2007 on the transfer of development rights initiative.

At the December 6, 2006 meeting of the

Albemarle County Board of Supervisors

, there was a formal presentation from Supervisor David Slutzky about a plan for protection for the County’s rural areas through a

transfer of development rights (or TDR) program


download proposal

].  Mr. Slutzky first brought this proposal to the attention of the Board in

early October


At the end of the discussion today, the proposal failed to receive the board’s support, and while a vote was not taken, Mr. Slutzky commented afterwards that he did not see a commitment by the Supervisors to pursue a TDR proposal at this time.  The Board did not rule it out entirely and did discuss the possibility of TDRs coming up again at future work sessions related to rural area protection strategies.

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Update 12/7/06:

Daily Progress coverage here


Brian Wheeler


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