Recap of December 13 BOS Meeting
December 13 Meeting Recap
Board of Supervisors Adjourns to a Special Meeting for Special Exception at the Former Jordan Point Golf and Country Club
The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on December 13 for a Special Exception to reactivate the existing facilities at the former Jordan Point Golf and Country Club to offer recreation options and host events on the property. In order for this to be permitted, the applicant is requesting a Special Exception for a country club and related activities in the R-A and R-1 zoning districts pursuant to Section 90-103 (3), 90-103 (22) and 90-203 (1). The subject property was formerly operated as the Jordan Point Golf and Country Club and has sat unused for the past 7-10 years. The owner also owns and operates the Holy Mackerel VA restaurant nearby. There were public comments by the Jordan on the James Homeowner’s Association and other adjoining property owners in support of the request, but identifying certain remaining concerns. Staff has recommended conditions to address possible impacts including, but not limited to, stray golf balls, hours of operation, permitted activities, adequate on-site parking, signage, limiting events to the west side of the property, Resource Protection Areas, and a new Turn Lane Warrant Analysis; not all of which the applicant is in agreement with as approved by the Planning Commission. The applicant proposed new revised conditions on December 13th and the Board made a unanimous decision to continue this Special Exception case to December 20 at 5:00 pm in the Boardroom.
Other matters that came before the Board at its meeting:
· Received the FY22 Audit Report.
· Held a discussion on voting location changes with the Registrar’s Office.
· Held a discussion on the FY2024 Budget Calendar.
· Received an explanation of the By-Laws process for the January Organizational Meeting.
· Approved on consent and presented a commendation to Lieutenant Noel Watson for his service to Prince George County.
· Received a roads maintenance report from VDOT.
· Unanimously approved a resolution of support for Richard Bland College transition to an independent governance structure.
· Unanimously authorized the Chair to sign and submit a notarized statement certifying the presentation of the FY2021-2022 Financial Report to Local Governing Body.
· Unanimously approved an award of contract and appropriation for the Southpoint Business Park Force Main Realignment in the amount of $1,287,023.00.
· Unanimously authorized the advertisement of a public hearing for an Ordinance to Amend § 2-1 of “The Code of the County of Prince George, Virginia”, 2005, as amended to make changes to the background check and fingerprinting requirements for persons offered conditional employment and for volunteers.
· Unanimously approved an award of contract for the Station 5 Alerting System in the amount of $50,464.14.
· Unanimously appointed Ms. Jennifer Canepa and reappointed Mr. Joe Simmons to the Prince George Planning Commission.
· Unanimously reappointed Mr. Peter Clements to the Virginia Gateway Region.
· Unanimously recommended to the Circuit Court to reappoint Ms. Mary Ann White to the Board of Equalization.
· Held a public hearing and unanimously approved a Special Exception request of Jason and Amelia Ruffin to permit a family day care home within a Limited Residential (R-1) Zoning District.
· Held a public hearing and unanimously approved an Ordinance amendment to clarify the uses in the Agricultural and certain Residential zoning districts to allow by-right private animal boarding places on parcels of more than one acre and to allow by Special Exception from the Board of Zoning Appeals private animal boarding places on parcels of one acre or less in size.
· Held a public hearing and unanimously approved an Ordinance amendment to make changes to the Floodplain Ordinance to reflect certain changes in the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation Model Ordinance for Localities.