Owen Bludau, Vint Hill EDA
Date: April 4, 2002
VHEDA has been having extensive discussions with Ed Miller in attempting
find a feasible solution to extension of the parkway.
So far, a solution
not been found. The VHEDA
Board and its legal counsel had a long
discussion yesterday of the
revised edition of the Brookside/Brookfield
proffers (however, I do not believe we have the current edition) and
a draft agreement submitted by Ed Miller to the VHEDA.
We have some
We notice a conflict between the revised proffers in which the applicant
states that he will construct the extension of the parkway to the traffic
circle. In the agreement he
submitted to the VHEDA, he places the full cost for everything except the
final paving of two lanes on the VHEDA.
VHEDA Board is very concerned about the precedent that a third party
applicant) can attempt to change legal proffers between the VHEDA and
Board of Supervisors that have already been approved.
And to do so
approval of the two contract parties.
This change would be to force
VHEDA to pay for a proffer that it had not volunteered and to expedite
for proffers that were to be based on traffic counts, sale of
amounts of FAR and projections of financial ability to construct
are examining every way within our financial limits to see if we can make
work on extension of the parkway on Vint Hill.
What Ed Miller and
County need to understand is that actual cost of construction of the two
of the parkway extension will require additional secondary costs by
VHEDA. The applicant has
proffered to extend the parkway "to the
circle". He does not
proffer to construct the traffic circle at
Road. Construction of the
traffic circle will require realignment
900 feet of Kennedy Road to achieve proper intersection angles.
relocation of existing utility lines along Kennedy Road.
have to pay that when the parkway is extended under the applicant's
minimum of 500 feet of Aiken Drive (formerly Harrison Road) will also have
be realigned to achieve a 90 degree intersection.
Preferably 1900 feet
to be realigned, but could be deferred.
Existing utility lines along
Drive will also have to be relocated.
Those costs are not included in
currently appears that the VHEDA will incur a minimum of $510,000 in
secondary costs from extension of the parkway.
That would be in
to the projected $910,000 cost of the two lanes of the parkway
extension that the applicant is attempting to pass on to the VHEDA.