October 25 Meeting Recap

BOS Approves Rezoning
For Love’s Travel Center

The Board of Supervisors at its October 25 meeting unanimously approved a Conditional Rezoning request by Love’s Travel Shops & Country Stores, Inc.

Following a public hearing, the BOS unanimously voted in favor to allow Love’s to move forward with construction of the facility at the northeast quadrant of US 460 and State Route 156.

The travel center, located on 81.5 acres, is estimated to cost $10 million and create 30-40 jobs. It will also include an Arby’s Restaurant, which is currently not in Prince George County at this time.

Other matters to come before the BOS at its meeting:

• Approved on the Consensus Agenda a resolution proclaiming November 26 as ‘Small Business Saturday’ in Prince George County.

• Approved on the Consensus Agenda a resolution appropriating $10,000 for resident grass cutting expenditures.

• Approved on the Consensus Agenda a resolution appropriating $9,056 for a State Litter Control Grant.

• Presented a commendation to retiring Real Estate Technician Joanne Levy for her years of service in the Office of the Assessor.

• Received the Quarterly Financial Report.

• Unanimously approved a resolution revising the Personnel Policy as it pertains to grants.

• Unanimously appointed Donna McBride to the Crater District Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors.

• Unanimously re-appointed Laverne Jackson & Bill Young to the Industrial Development Authority.

• Held a public hearing and unanimously approved a Special Exception request of Splat Brothers Paintball to permit an outdoor facility at 13712 Moody Road.

• Held two public hearings on zoning requests related to the expansion of the Jefferson Pointe Apartments and tabled both requests by 3-2 votes, with Vice Chairman Jerry Skalsky & Supervisor T.J. Webb dissenting.

• Agreed to host legislators for a pre-General Assembly dinner in December with the exact date to be determined.