Published 4:30 pm Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors will meet on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, in the Circuit Courtroom at the Cumberland Courthouse in Cumberland, Virginia, to conduct a public hearing pursuant to Virginia Code Section 15.2-2204, which such hearing may be continued or adjourned, as required under applicable law, and to consider the following item and taking actions in furtherance thereof:

Rezoning No. 10-02: Cumberland County Industrial Development Authority – A request to rezone the following property from A-2, Agricultural and RA-1, Recreational Area Access to M-1, Industrial and amend the Cumberland County Zoning Map accordingly:

Tax Map 49, Section 3, Parcel 2 with respect to 11.926 acres and Tax Map 49, Section 3, parcel 3 with respect to 56.001 acres for a combined total of 67.927 acres. The subject property is located in Election District 3 on the west side of Rt. 728 (Poorhouse Road) just north of its intersection with Range Road, immediately adjacent to the County maintenance shop and animal pound. This location is approximately 3,800 feet north of the Poorhouse Road and Rt. 60 (Anderson Highway) intersection. The general usage of the proposed rezoned property is light industrial. The southern portion of the subject property is within the Cumberland Courthouse Growth Area as designated by the Comprehensive Plan with the remainder in the rural/agricultural area. The general usage set forth in the land use section of the Comprehensive Plan shall encourage a mixture of residential and economic development opportunities in the Cumberland Courthouse Growth Area and land uses that preserve rural and natural resources in the rural/agricultural areas.

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Copies of the complete text of the above rezoning request and associated plan are available for public review at the office of the Cumberland County Planning Department, County Administration Building, 1 Courthouse Circle, Cumberland, Virginia between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm of each business day. The public is invited to attend these hearings at which persons affected may appear and present their views. Questions or comments may be directed to Mr. Andrew V. Sorrell, Planning Director at (804) 492-3520. Persons with disabilities are urged to contact the County Administrator's Office at (804) 492-3625 at least five (5) days prior to the meeting to arrange for any necessary accommodations.