CAROLINE CROSSROADS Free Lance-Star reporter Robyn Sidersky covers Caroline County government and schools. You can reach her at 540/374-5413 or You can follow coverage on Facebook or Twitter as well.
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Development in the future

Right now I’m working on a story about future development decisions by county officials.

At the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 23, the board agreed in a 3-2 vote to usher in the Belmont North subdivision in Carmel Church.

Two supervisors, Jeff Sili and Floyd Thomas cited provisions about looking at each development proposal on a case by case basis (though, their opinions on doing so varied).

Today I e-mailed Planning Director Mike Finchum to get clarification on whether or not this was something in state code or county code. Finchum said this has been a position held by the county attorney based on the language of the code and case law from court cases. Very interesting…

Keep an eye out for a follow-up article!