Work on updating the Reston Comprehensive Plan is underway as the inaugural meeting of a planning task force kicks off next month.
The Reston Comprehensive Plan Task Force, which includes residents, business and industry professionals, and other individuals, will meet virtually on May 11.
Taskforce members are expected to be announced later this work, according to Hunter Mill District Supervisor Walter Alcorn’s office.
“There is a lot of work to be done so we will schedule meetings every two weeks,” according to Alcorn’s most recent newsletter.
In his first board matter in January, Alcorn initiated the public participation process to begin mulling changes to the plan, which was last updated five years ago.
Alcorn has stated that updates to the plan will need to consider the most appropriate balance between current and future development, infrastructure, and the environment.
Since the plan was last adopted, more than 30 rezoning applications have been approved by the county, including major placemaking applications in Reston transit-oriented areas.
The review and public engagement process is expected to take up to 18 months.
The plan, which guides the pace and nature of development was first adopted in July 1962 and updated periodically since then.
Handout via Fairfax County Government
Cinnaholic plans to open in Herndon this year (courtesy Jessica Papa) Cinnamon roll lovers can soon get their fix, as a new gourmet shop opens in Herndon. Cinnaholic plans to…
Reston Association (file photo) Reston Association has announced a full slate of candidates for the upcoming Board of Directors’ election. Voting begins at 5 p.m. on March 1, with many…
People gather at Fairfax City’s Old Town Square for a Chocolate Lovers’ Festival event (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Daring Deer Dashes Across I-66 — Fairfax County police officers “were…
A new CBD boutique is coming soon to Lake Anne Plaza (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) A CBD boutique is coming soon to Reston’s Lake Anne Plaza. OmBaked is expected…
The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.
The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.
Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.
He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.