On Wednesday, April 4, 2007, the

Albemarle County Board of Supervisors

unanimously referred the Biscuit Run project back to the

Planning Commission

, the body which had

unanimously rejected it the week before

. They did so at the request of the developer who had expressed a preference for responding to the outstanding questions identified by staff and the Planning Commission before the project is considered by the Board.

The Daily Progress reported on the situation last week

and noted, “Board Chairman Kenneth C. Boyd said the property’s developers had told
supervisors they made a mistake by not asking for more time to work
with the commission.”

Before the Planning Commission

, attorney Steve Blaine had said his client could only spare a couple of weeks if the decision was deferred. While the exact schedule the project will take in its further review by the Commission remains to be determined, the major issues to be resolved include proffers, transportation infrastructure, and sewer capacity.

The Planning Commission is expecting a complete revised application and a tentative work session date has been set for May 22nd


Dexter Auction

has produced a

25 minute recording

of the Board’s limited discussion of the Biscuit Run rezoning. The highlights include:

Podcast produced by Dexter Auction * Player by Odeo

Listen using player above or download the podcast:

Download 20070404-BOS-BiscuitRun.mp3

Brian Wheeler

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