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The Town of Leesburg in Virginia <br />Leesburg Planning Commission <br />Meeting Minutes <br />June 6, 2019 <br />The Leesburg Planning Commission met on Thursday, June 6, 2019 in Town Hall Council <br />Chambers, 25 West Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20176. Staff members present included <br />Susan Berry Hill, Brian Boucher, Scott Parker, Dennis Dames, Calvin Grow, Rich Klusek, <br />Shelby Caputo, and Debi Parry. <br />CALL TO ORDER <br />The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Chairman Kidder. <br />Members Present: Chairman Kidder, Commissioners Barnes, Barney, Faliskie, Lanham, Nacy, <br />and Walker <br />Absent: Council Member Dunn <br />ADOPTION OF AGENDA <br />Motion: Commissioner Barnes <br />Second: Commissioner Walker <br />Vote: 7-0 <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br />May 16, 2019 Draft Minutes <br />Commissioner Lanham <br />Second: Commissioner Nacy <br />Vote: 7-0 <br />DISCLOSURE OF MEETINGS <br />None <br />CHAIRMAN'S STATEMENT <br />Chairman Kidder stated that the public hearing for the Shops at Russell Branch had been closed <br />and noted that any member of the public wishing to speak about this application to do so during <br />the Petitioners Section. <br />PETITIONERS <br />Tom Magazzine, 149 Catoctin Circle SE, Leesburg, came forward and noted that he was the <br />Vice Chairman of the Main Street Organization which was formed to develop the vision of work, <br />live, and play in Leesburg as well as to protect the vibrancy of the downtown. It was in his role <br />as Vice Chair that he would be speaking tonight. He expressed concerns regarding the recently <br />approved rezonings and the Russell Branch rezoning which have and will permit significant <br />automotive uses and only add to the challenges of managing the traffic along Battlefield <br />Parkway. Additionally concerns were expressed regarding the addition of 200 plus new low <br />income jobs with no workforce housing and addressing the needs of the community while <br />