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Public Meeting Set For Kingstowne Park Master Plan

From Fairfax County Park Authority:

The Fairfax County Park Authority will hold a Public Comment Meeting to gather input on the draft master plan revision for Kingstowne Park in Alexandria.  A public information meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the Helene Wilson Community Room at the Franconia Government Center located at 6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA.

Kingstowne Park is a 75-acre site located on Old Telegraph Road.  The park is jointly owned and operated by the Park Authority and the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. The existing park contains trails, natural areas and extensive stormwater ponds and wetlands.

The draft master plan revision is available for review online at: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/plandev/kingstowne.htm or can be viewed during regular business hours in the Park Authority’s Planning & Development Division in the Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 406 in Fairfax.

The meeting will feature a presentation about the site’s current conditions, uses, and the proposed draft master plan revisions. Following the presentation, the public is invited to provide input on the draft master plan.  If you would like to speak at the meeting or would like more information, please call the Public Information Office at 703-324-8662 or send an email to Parkmail@fairfaxcounty.gov. Speakers may also sign up at the meeting.

Comments on the plan will also be accepted by the Park Authority for just over a month after the meeting.  The public comment period will close on February 20, 2012 and all comments must be received by this date in order to be included in the official public record.  Comments will also be accepted at the meeting or can be emailed to: Parkmail@fairfaxcounty.gov.  Written comments should be directed to Pat Rosend, project manager, Planning & Development Division, Fairfax County Park Authority, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 406, Fairfax, VA  22035.  After all comments have been considered, the plan and public comments will be presented to the Park Authority Board for final action.