Impacts to the Park
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Upcoming public meetings:
EMBARK Richmond Highway: (1) Lee District Land Use Committee: December 4, 2017 at 7pm, Helen Wilson Community Room in the Franconia Government Center and (2) Mount Vernon Council of Citizens’ Associations: December 11, 2017 at 7pm, Mt. Vernon Government Center, 2511 Parker’s Lane, Alexandria, Virginia. Early drafts of the Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan can be found here: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/embarkrichmondhwy/draft_plan_text_10-26-2017.pdf.
VDOT road widening proposed for Richmond Highway between Napper Road and Jeff Todd Way: A public meeting was held on November 6, 2017, and the open written comment period will close on December 6, 2017. The project web site is: http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/northernvirginia/richmond_highway.asp. You can find a comment sheet that can be used to submit comments to VDOT at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOHMP will be developing position statements for both of these projects. Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/friendsofhuntleymeadowspark/ and check in at our website at http://friendsofhuntleymeadows.org/ for details. Of course you can always contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions in advance.
I hope to see you either on the trails at HMP or at one of the aforementioned public meetings.
I hope to see you on the trails,
President of Friends of Huntley Meadows Park