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MOTION: STIRRUP February 2, 2010 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND: CADDIGAN Ord. No. 10 -05 <br />RE: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT 9PLN2009 -00178 <br />(FORMERLY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT #PLN2008- <br />00204), LAND USE UPDATE — ALL MAGISTERIAL DISTRICTS <br />ACTION: APPROVED <br />WHEREAS, under Section 15.2 -2229 of the Code of Virginia, Ann., the Board <br />of County Supervisors may consider amendments to the Comprehensive Plan; and <br />WHEREAS, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors initiated <br />consideration of Comprehensive Plan Amendment #PLN2009 -00178 (formerly #PLN2008- <br />00204) Land Use Chapter Update to the Comprehensive Plan, on May 20, 2008, and referred it <br />to the Prince William County Planning Commission; and <br />WHEREAS, the Planning Commission duly considered citizen input during <br />numerous work sessions and at three public hearings on October 8, 2008, December 3, 2008 <br />and April 15, 2009; and <br />WHEREAS, at its April 15, 2008 public hearing, the Planning Commission <br />voted to recommend adoption subject to amendments, as stated in its Resolution 09 -049; and <br />WHEREAS, the Planning Commission reaffirmed their resolution on January 6, <br />2010, as stated in Resolution 10 -003; and <br />WHEREAS, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors held work <br />sessions on March 17, 2009, June 16, 2009 and December 8, 2009 and seven town hall <br />meetings throughout the County between June to October 2009 and received citizen input on <br />the Land Use Chapter update; and <br />WHEREAS, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors duly ordered, <br />advertised and held a public hearing on January 19, 2010, at which time public testimony was <br />received and the merits of the above - referenced comprehensive plan amendment were <br />considered; and <br />WHEREAS, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors directed staff to <br />incorporate additional changes into the proposed text for consideration at the February 2, 2010 <br />regular meeting; and <br />WHEREAS, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors believes that the <br />public general welfare as well as good planning practices are served by the adoption of this <br />comprehensive plan amendment; <br />