BZA to meet over Potomac Timber appeal
On Tuesday, May 26, at 7 p.m. the Urbanna Board of Zoning Appeals will consider an appeal by Ray E. Watson Jr., a partner in Potomac Timber, whose marina renovation permit was denied by Urbanna Zoning Administrator Lewis Filling.
posted 05.21.2009Not a trashy recession
Where has all the trash gone? If there’s one good thing about the sluggish economy, it’s that people are not using the Middlesex County trash transfer stations nearly as much.
posted 05.21.2009‘Tighten the budget,’ town council is told
If Urbanna’s proposed town budget is adopted, resident Jim Ray’s town real estate taxes will have increased 93% in two years, he told the Urbanna Town Council during Monday’s budget public hearing. Ray said his Urbanna real estate taxes increased 75% in the 2008-09 budget, and the proposed 2009-10 town budget calls for a 10 percent real estate tax rate increase—from 20 cents to 22 cents per $100.
posted 05.20.2009Board denies lot increase request
On May 14, the Middlesex Planning Commission discussed increasing the proffered number of lots by 7, which would allow 38 lots. However, when it was time to vote, the commission recommended approval for only the original 31 lots.