Government

Vote to disincorporate Columbia delayed over missed deadline

Mayor supports special election

The vote to disincorporate the town of Columbia won't happen until next year because a legal deadline wasn’t met.

At a town council meeting last night (Aug. 20) Jessica Phillips, attorney for the Columbia Town Council, said that the issue of disincorporation can’t appear on the ballot in the Nov. 4 general election as planned.

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Supervisors vote 3-2 to approve Poplar Ridge

In a sometimes contentious meeting that ran long into the night, the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors voted Aug. 6 to approve the special use permit and zoning amendment to move forward with the Poplar Ridge development.

Poplar Ridge, which would be located off of Rt. 644 near Palmyra, would have 317 single-family housing units and a maximum of 74,000 square feet of commercial space.  Supervisors Mozell Booker, Tony O’Brien and Bob Ullenbruch voted to approve the permit and zoning amendment; Sheridan and Weaver dissented.

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Supervisors approve Poplar Ridge

In a sometimes contentious meeting that ran long into the night, the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors voted tonight (Aug. 6) to approve the special use permit and zoning amendment to move forward with the Poplar Ridge development.

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Supervisors defer Poplar Ridge

A small crowd gathered at the Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday night (July 16) to watch supervisors debate the newest iteration of the Walker’s Ridge development – known as Poplar Ridge.  But the tension – and most of the people – disappeared from the room when Chairperson Mozell Booker announced the Board’s decision to postpone the matter to another night. Add a comment

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Supervisors approve Columbia dissolution plans

The question of whether to dissolve the town of Columbia is one step closer to being on the ballot in November.

Wednesday afternoon (July 2) the Board of Supervisors approved by a vote of 4-1 a resolution supporting the disestablishment of the town of Columbia with Supervisor Bob Ullenbruch dissenting.

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