PO Box 104, The Plains, VA 20198

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07.06.2020 JULY 8, 2020 AGENDA - ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD Architectural Review Board Agenda - Wednesday 8 July 2020, 7:00 PM
Rain date Monday 13 July 2020 7:00 – 9:00
J. Page Turner Community House lawn

Approve emailed minutes of last meeting 2019.

Approve Consent agenda:
Godfrey: paint house gray: application in
Laura Farrell: roof color charcoal gray for both roofs: application in Rail Stop-Tom Keys: building color beige, trim hunter green
Marci: roof color colonial red application in & shudder color web gray: application in
Painted Manes: sign: application in
Chris Malone: roof color change to bronze on Painted Manes shop: application in

New Business
1. Eric Allard from Canopy: demolition 4352 Loudoun Avenue
2. Mendelson Construction: House construction on Hopewell Gap Road
3. Details for 4392 Old Tavern Road or Fauquier Avenue: lighting, paint, etc.

Open to the public:
Mask and social distancing required. If you do not plan to adhere to this please do not attend. Limited seating. Bring a chair or blanket
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07.06.2020 JULY 13, 2020 AGENDA - PLANNING COMMISSION Planning Commission Agenda Monday, July 13, 2020
5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
Rain Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2020, 5:30 p.m. same location.

The Planning Commission will hold a regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020 on the front lawn at the outdoor tables of the GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH 6507 Main Street, The Plains, VA 20198. Rain date is Wednesday, July 18, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Seating is limited. Bring a chair.

A regular monthly meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - Regular Monthly Meeting
1. ClosetheMarch2,2020meetingandcallregularmeetingto order - 5:30 p.m.
2. Announcement of use of masks and social distancing standards for the conduct of the Planning Commission meeting.
3. Approval of Agenda and March 2, 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes
4. Approval to set time for meeting adjournment - 7:45 p.m.
5. Review of Permits, Applications & Inquiries

6. Old Business & Review of Applications

Public hearing with Town Council for the request of Michael and Denise Godfrey to establish a Bed and Breakfast (B&B); and, for a wedding floral arrangement home occupation located at 4350 Fauquier Avenue, Tax Map ID: 6989-87-5229-000. Review the recommended list of SUP conditions. This item was postponed in March-April 2020. A Joint Public Hearing is schedule at 7:00 p.m. on July 20, 2020 with the Town Council on the lawn of Grace Church, 6507 Main Street.

Review Waivers and Plat for the Patrick Miller Subdivision to create a two-lot subdivision with waivers for an existing house at 4324 Fauquier Avenue: Tax Map ID: 6989-96-4745-000 This item was forwarded to Town Council action on the Waivers requested. Review list of waivers. Sent to Town Council in March. Town Council will schedule a Joint Public Hearing date at their July 2020 meeting.

7. New Business

Review Special Use Permit Application to review the application and recommend scheduling a public hearing date to Town Council for the request of Melinda Friend to establish an Accessory Apartment; and, for a Art or Craft Studio for pastry making located at 6322 Hopewell Road, Tax Map ID: 6999-18-0475 –000. This property is in the R-2 Zoning District.

Review Special Use Permit Application to review the application and recommend scheduling a public hearing date to Town Council for the request of Lone Oak Coffee to establish a coffee roasting business and a coffee shop located at 6482 Main Street, Tax Map ID: 6989-97-6837–000. This property is in the VC Zoning District.

8. Other

• 2020 Meeting schedule, location and times
• 2020 Work schedule
• Comprehensive Plan reviews
• Subdivision Ordinance update schedule
• Distribution of ordinance and policy notebooks

9. Citizen Time/Announcements

Adjourn
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07.06.2020 ST. MARKS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENT St. Marks UMC
Back to In Person Worship Plan
Start Date 07/05/20

Healthy Church Team Cleaning Plan
All Bibles and Hymnals have been packed away
Cleaners coming to disinfect all services
All surfaces will be disinfected before and after service by volunteers

Signs
“No one with fever or symptoms of COVID-19 or known exposure to COVID-19 in the prior 14 days is allowed in”

Communication
To congregation explaining the requirements
To the congregation explaining what to do before leaving for church
Bulletin emailed before Sunday Service

Prior to Sunday
Registration 4 days in advance
Medical Forms (may complete over the phone)

Parking
Encourage attendees to spread out and maintain social distance

Entering Church
Attendees are to maintain “social distance” at all times. Again, we have room
Encouraged to use hand sanitizer right inside door
Usher will direct to seat

Worship Service
NO singing

Communion - will be using prepackaged elements to be picked up and consumed in car as is now required.
When service is over attendees will exit.
Healthy Church Team volunteers will wipe down all surfaces.
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06.29.2020 JOINT PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - B&B/HOME OCCUPATION SUP Public hearing for B&B and Home Occupation to be held July 20, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. with the Planning Commission and Town Council for a Special Use Permit request.
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05.28.2020 2020 TOWN BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICAITON If you have a business in town, you are required to complete this application. Fees vary. Please fill out the application and return your completed application to Nancy Brady, Town Treasurer/Clerk at: PO Box 104, The Plains, VA 20198 click here to read more »
05.28.2020 TOWN MEETINGS -July 2020 Town Council:

The Plains Town Council will meet July 20, 2010 at 7:30 P.M. on the front lawn of the Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main Street, The Plains, VA 20198. Rain date is the next day or continued thereafter on a day by day basis until a rain free day allows the meeting to be held. If in doubt or questions, please check www.theplainsvirginia.org or call 540-364-4945 for Notice of Continuance by 12:00 P.M the day before Please bring your own lawn chair. All CDC and State Health Department guidelines will be followed. PPE will be provided if needed. A Joint Public Hearing with the Planning Commission is scheduled prior to the regular meeting. It is anticipated that the Public Hearing will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the same location. A detailed hearing notice will be provided in late June.

The Plains Architectural Review Board (ARB) will meet Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. on the front lawn of the John Page Turner House, 6473 Main Street. Rain date is Monday, July 13, 2020 same time and same location. All CDC and State Health Department guildelines will be followed.

The Plains Planning Commission will meet Monday, July 13, 2020 at 5:30 P.M. on the front lawn of the Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main Street, The Plains, VA 20198. Rain date is Wednesday, July 15 2020 same time and same locaiton. All CDC and State Health Department guildelines will be followed.

The Plains Board of Zoning Appeals will not meet in July 2020. No applications have been submitted for action.

The Plains Park Authority meets on an as need basis. There are no meetings scheduled for July 2020.
03.19.2020 MAKE FOOD DONATIONS HERE The Peas & Grace food pantry will be open on Tuesday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. starting March 31, 2020. Call (540-253-5177, ext. 101) leave a message with your name and phone number. Come to the entrance is under the clock tower, by the church office in the education wing.

Donations of non-perishable food items are always welcome, to help us keep our shelves stocked. Call (540-253-5177, ext 101 for drop off instructions. Not sure what we might need? A good rule of thumb is to “donate whatever you think you would want to eat.”
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Welcome to The Plains, Virginia

WELCOME TO OUR TOWN 

 

 

Our website is designed with you, our residents and our many website visitors, in mind. We hope you'll find your visit here valuable and informative, and hope that you will find what you're looking for.  Please shop locally.  Visit our shop owners and restaurant chef's while visiting. Drive like you live on Main Street.  Park you car and enjoy a walk to our shops and restaurants.

 

Lori Sisson, Mayor

 

 

Town Meetings July, 2020

 

PLEASE NOTE SOME MEETING LOCATIONS AND TIMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED FROM THE REGULAR MEETING ROOM AND TIME TO PROVIDE A SAFE, HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT DUE TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS.

 

MEETINGS ARE GENERALLY SCHEDULED OVER A MONTH IN ADVANCE SO THE TOWN MAY KEEP CITIZENS INFORMED OF MEETING LOCATIONS.  PLEASE CONTACT THE TOWN OFFICE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE LOCATIONS, ACCESSIBILITY FOR YOURSELF OR OTHERS.  KEEP IN MIND SEATING IS LIMITED.

 

CURRENTLY ALL MEETINGS ARE OUTDOOR LOCATIONS.  BRING A CHAIR OR BLANKET TO USE IF YOU WANT TO SIT BECAUSE OF LIMITED SEATING.  ACCESSABLE PARKING IS PROVIDED AT EACH LOCATION. ACCESSABLE ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE.  PLEASE CALL THE TOWN OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

 

Town Government Meetings: 

 

July 8, 2020 - The Plains Architectural Review Board (ARB) will meet Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. on the front lawn of the John Page Turner House, 6473 Main Street.  Rain date is Monday, July 13, 2020 same time and same location. All CDC and State Health Department guildelines will be followed.  Due to the number of applications pending for ARB review additional meetings may be held in July.  An agenda and additional information about meetings will be provided after teh June 24th cut-off date.

 

July 13, 2020 - The Planning Commission will meet Monday, July 13, 2020 at 5:30 P.M. on the front lawn of the Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main Street, The Plains, VA 20198.  Rain date is Wednesday, July 15 2020 same time and same locaiton.  All CDC and State Health Department guildelines will be followed.  An agenda will be provided following the June 29th cut-off date.

 

July 20, 2020 - The Plains Town Council will meet July 20, 2010 at 7:30 P.M. on the front lawn of the Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main Street, The Plains, VA 20198.  Rain date is the next day or continued thereafter on a day by day basis until a rain free day allows the meeting to be held.  If in doubt or questions, please check www.theplainsvirginia.org or call 540-364-4945 for Notice of Continuance by 12:00 P.M the day before  Please bring your own lawn chair.  All CDC and State Health Department guidelines will be followed.  PPE will be provided if needed.  A joint public hearing with the Planning Commission has been scheduled for the same date at 7:00 p.m.

 

July 20, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.Town of The Plains Town Council Joint Public Hearing with the Planning Commission to hear the Special Use Permit (SUP) of Michael & Denise Godfrey for a B&B and a Floral Arrangement Home Occupation.  Please watch for a new Public Hearing notice on this website and the local newspaper.  Adjoiner notifications will be provided for adjoining property owners.

July 20, 2020 - Architectural Review Board (ARB) August meeting application and agenda cut-off date.

July 20, 2020 - Planning Commission August meeting application and agenda cut-off datee.


Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) will not meet in July 2020.  No applications have been submitted


Park Authority meets on an as need basis.  No Park Authority meeting has been scheduled in July 2020.