Monthly Archives: December 2011

There Goes the Viewshed

Hundreds of residences will have HS-8 in their viewshed if it is constructed at the National Conference Center’s campus. Continue reading

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Who Speaks for Lansdowne?

At a recent meeting on traffic calming for HS-8, someone asserted that “90% of the people in Lansdowne” favor siting a high school at the National Conference Center. He did not cite a source for his metrics. Was it a … Continue reading

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Instructive FOIA Case

Washington Post Local Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 12/15/2011 Supreme Court to hear Fairfax schools case By Emma Brown The Supreme Court of Virginia agreed Wednesday to hear arguments in a lawsuit that accuses the Fairfax County School Board of violating … Continue reading

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Talkback line to LoCo planners

Link to add comments at LoLA — Loudoun Land Use Application web site. Re: SPEX-2011-0033 Project manager: Schneider Marchant

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If it’s not transparent, it’s opaque.

Supervisor Elect Ralph Buona (Ashburn) said Saturday he has already met with three of the five members of Lansdowne’s HOA board to discuss the sale of common land for a roundabout for HS-8. That is not transparent. That is opaque. … Continue reading

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Walkers to HS-8

Sam Adamo, LCPS planning director, was the only county official present for a meeting on HS-8 traffic calming held at Belmont Ridge Middle School on Dec. 6. In response to questions he said that: Half of the students who attend … Continue reading

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“Calming” Traffic for Lansdowne High School at National Conference Center

A report on HS-8 traffic, prepared for Loudoun County Public Schools planners, can be found at and legislative services/overview/HS-8

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HS-8 Vote Goes Down Jan. 17, 2012

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS BRIEFING SUBJECT:            HS-8 Ashburn Area High School Site Acquisition STAFF CONTACTS: Lewis Rauch, Director, Department of Construction and Waste Management BACKGROUND: At its September 20, 2011 business meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved a contract … Continue reading

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