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MOTION: COVINGTON March 21, 2006 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND: NOHE Ord. No. 06-33 <br />RE: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT #PLN2005-00252, <br />WALKER'S STATION - BRENTSVH..LE MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT <br />ACTION: APPROVED <br />WHEREAS, under Section 15.2-2229 of the Virginia Code, the Prince William <br />Board of County Supervisors may consider amendments to the Comprehensive Plan; and <br />WHEREAS, an applicant requested an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan <br />in 2005 in accordance with the Board's policy for consideration for comprehensive plan <br />amendments on an annual basis; and <br />WHEREAS, on March 15, 2005, the Prince William Board of County <br />Supervisors initiated review of the requested Comprehensive Plan Amendment, and referred it <br />to the Planning Commission; and <br />WHEREAS, this is a request to change the Long Range Land Use Map <br />designation of +/- 40.2 acres from Flexible Use Employment Center (FEC) and Environmental <br />Resource (ER) to Suburban Residential High (SRH) and Environmental Resource (ER). The <br />site is located on the west side of Manassas Drive, approximately 500 feet west and south of its <br />intersection with the Norfolk Southern Railroad and is identified as GPIN 7896-31-6342; and <br />WHEREAS, the requested plan amendment is accompanied by a rezoning <br />application to develop a maximum of three hundred and fifty-five residential units, consisting <br />of 35 single-family attached dwellings and 320 multi -family units; and <br />WHEREAS, staff has reviewed the subject application and recommends <br />approval, as stated in the staff report; and <br />WHEREAS, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on this item on <br />February 15, 2006, and recommends denial as stated in Planning Commission Res. No. 06-038; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, a Prince William Board of County Supervisors' public hearing, <br />duly advertised in a local newspaper for a period of two weeks, was held on March 21, 2006, <br />and interested citizens were heard; and <br />WHEREAS, general welfare and good zoning practice are served by the <br />approval of the application; <br />