Countryside Swim Club Demolition

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

At the beginning of the year I initiated a “service” request with Roanoke City Code Enforcement regarding the safety of the Countryside Swim Club area. In February several of us attended the Roanoke City Council meeting to voice our concerns regarding the acre to be sold to Newbern and at the same time voice our […]

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Councilman Dave Trinkle’s Website

Thursday, June 19, 2008

From Councilman Dave Trinkle’s Website – CLICK HERE: SPEAK OUT ROANOKE “Consideration given to feasible usages for Countryside, including: potential for a high quality and well maintained municipal golf course with specific benefits given to city residents, location of other athletic sites including athletic fields, tennis (indoor and outdoor) and aquatics. Also to be studied […]

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Roanoke’s Railroad Heritage Webcam

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center and The Virginia Tech Foundation Launch Tourism Website . Provides Path to Explore, Learn and Access Roanoke’s Rich Railroad Heritage – CLICK HERE (viewer may download the first time). . Thank you, Michael Quonce, Public Relations & Advertising Manager of the The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center for notifying […]

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Juneteenth 2008, Washington Park

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Thanks to Ken and Rosanne Saunders for participating and helping hand out the candy and T-Shirts. Free food and good music was enjoyed by all. It was so very hot – we committed to buying a tent before next year!

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Postponed Rezoning of TRANE Acre – Updated

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Above (CLICK IMAGES TO ENLARGE) is a rendering of the addition to the TRANE building. Below is an overhead view as provided to the Planning Department. This was to be reviewed by the Zoning Commission for recommendation to rezone the acre from ROS (Recreational Open Space) to L1 (Light Industrial). I received a letter that […]

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Rezoning Request For Comment – Newbern, LLC

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Caricature of Trane Building expansion (right) furnished by Newt! I received a request for comment to be returned by May 16th for a scheduled June 19th Public Hearing before the Planning Commission. It contains a drawing of the building front and side. The removal of the current proffers is a concern. They are proffers 2 […]

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Countryside Tennis Building Lease

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Below is a newsletter announcement from Mike Johnson, who teaches tennis at the Countryside Tennis Building. Roanoke City will not lease the building to Mr. Johnson and Meadowbrook is not able to lease the building to Mr. Johnson as their lease with Roanoke City on the Countryside Golf Course that includes the Tennis Building is […]

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Public Hearing on the Electoral Process

Friday, June 6, 2008

City of Alexandria Holds Public Hearing on the Electoral Process . Take note the words “seeks public input” – yes, Roanoke Citizens, there are some cities that actually value public input. . The Alexandria City Council seeks public input regarding possible changes to the City charter to determine if the community prefers that the present […]

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