It was the consensus of the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors to hold off on advertising for a public hearing to potentially lessen the current countywide Resource Management Area.
A majority of board members said they felt it would be prudent to wait until toward the end of next year’s Virginia General Assembly session to see what happens with state legislation aimed at considering alternative methods of stormwater management in rural Tidewater localities.
County administrator Brent Fedors said the board had three options to consider during its meeting Tuesday night in the colonial courthouse. The first was to move forward with advertising for a public hearing to lessen the RMA requirements. The second was to take no action at all and leave the countywide RMA in place indefinitely. And the third option, which the board chose, was to delay action until work can be completed on the matter at the state level.
“Given the traction Delegate (Keith) Hodges has had in this...
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