Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

William G. Downey, Scott District

November 9, 2006

Staff Lead:


Kevin J. Burke, County Attorney

County Attorney


A Resolution to Authorize the Acceptance of a Conservation Easement Over the Property of Robert J. Norton, Jr.

Topic Description:

Robert J. Norton, Jr. has proposed to donate a conservation easement over his property located in the viewshed of  Virginia State Route 610 (Hopewell Road.)  The proposed easement furthers the goal of the Comprehensive Plan to preserve and protect scenic roads and to protect the headwaters of Mill Run.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

No financial impact analysis has been conducted.  The property will be automatically eligible for land use taxation upon recordation of the easement but potential residential development will be permanently reduced.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Robert J. Norton, Jr.


Proposed easement

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