Carol Scott on Potomac Valley Shopping Center Annexation (VIDEO)
The Mayor and City Council of Gaithersburg held a public hearing this week about the Potomac Valley Shopping Center annexation petition.
Darnestown Valley – WHM LP and Darnestown Valley Petroleum WHM, LLC are petitioning to annex a portion of the shopping center that is located in Montgomery County at intersection of Quince Orchard Road and Darnestown Road, into the City of Gaithersburg’s Mixed Use Development zone (MXD).
Properties located within the City of Gaitherburg’s MXD zone can be used for both commercial and residential development. Residents living near the shopping center raised concern about possible future development on the land at the public hearing on held on Nov. 16th.
Carol Scott, resident of the Willow Ridge subdivision in Gaithersburg, testified at the public hearing. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Scott says lack of resident input is concerning.
The Johnson property located across from the Potomac Valley Shopping Center also filed for annexation. Residents expressed similar concerns about residential development and overcrowding.
The Mayor and City Council record will be open to public comment regarding the annexation from now until Dec. 16th. The final vote on the issue is scheduled for Jan. 4, 2016 during the Mayor and City Council’s policy discussion session.
The Johnson Family is scheduled to unveil a new modified version of their proposed annexation plan tonight to residents at Quince Orchard High School. The meeting is a follow-up to a community workshop the family hosted back in February, where residents raised concerns about the development plan. Organizers sent the following in an email invitation […]
Russell Johnson, owner of the Johnson Property located just across the street from Quince Orchard High School held a community workshop Feb. 23rd at the school to discuss concerns about the annexation of the property by the city of Gaithersburg. MyMCMedia talked with Johnson and community members after the workshop. For more information about […]
Dozens of Montgomery County residents attended a workshop at Quince Orchard High School held by the Johnson Family about the annexation plan for the 14 acre parcel known as the Johnson Property. Residents were divided into small groups to discuss three key topics with a team of consultants including proposed development, traffic and pedestrian safety, and school capacity. […]
UPDATED Dozens of concerned residents attended a community workshop at the Quince Orchard High School cafeteria to discuss the proposed annexation of the Johnson property on Tuesday night. At the meeting, residents were divided into small groups to discuss three, key topics with a team of consultants: Proposed Development, Traffic and Pedestrian Safety, and Schools. The workshop was […]
A community workshop is set for Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Quince Orchard High School to discuss the proposed annexation of the Johnson property. Attendees are expected to participate in small break-out sessions on various topics related to the development of the Johnson property, according to information posted online. You may […]
The Mayor and City Council of Gaithersburg held a public hearing this week about the Potomac Valley Shopping Center annexation petition. Darnestown Valley – WHM LP and Darnestown Valley Petroleum WHM, LLC are petitioning to annex a portion of the shopping center that is located in Montgomery County at intersection of Quince Orchard Road and […]
The city of Gaithersburg held a public hearing on Nov. 16th regarding the Potomac Valley Shopping Center annexation petition. Joseph Allen, Gaithersburg resident, testified at the hearing. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Allen discusses his concerns about intersection safety in the area. You can find out more about the Potomac Valley Shopping Center annexation on […]
UPDATED The owners of the Johnson property, which is located at the corner of Darnestown Road and Quince Orchard Road, are proposing to annex the 23-acre property from Montgomery County into the city limits of Gaithersburg. The item is on the Nov. 12th Montgomery County Planning Board agenda and the topic is generating immense interest […]