We don’t want to become the next Prince William County or the next Loudoun County. Fauquier County has maintained its rural characteristics, despite the pressure, despite the 1,000-plus houses that have been built in (nearby) Brookside.
— Troy Marshall, Vint Hill resident
• Topic: Comprehensive plan amendment for 102 acres at Vint Hill
• When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18
• Agency: Fauquier County Planning Commission
• Where: Warren Green Building, 10 Hotel St., Warrenton
• Speakers: 10
• Length: About 36 minutes
• Issues: Traffic, school crowding, residential development.
• Applicant: Vint Hill Village LLC.
• Concept: Village center, with 200,000 square feet of commercial space with total of 573 apartments, condos and other dwellings, all of which would require subsequent rezoning.
• Next: After Thursday’s public hearing, the planning commission deferred action until at least Aug. 17 and could hold additional hearings. The commission will make a recommendation to the board of supervisors, which has final authority.