Suggested language for emails

Reston friends, as promised in our community update on Friday, here are suggested building blocks for email letters to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Please feel free to use one or more of the paragraphs below to customize your email letter or use your own words. Email addresses for all Board members are listed at the bottom of this post. Thank you!


Dear Supervisor (xxx),

I am a resident of Fairfax County who is concerned by plans of the County Department of Planning & Zoning to increase the population density limit in the Reston Planned Residential Community (PRC) District. I ask the Board of Supervisors to stop all actions by County Planning and Zoning to change zoning density in the Reston PRC in order to permit more time for meaningful participation by our community.

I think that proposed changes to the Reston Master Plan put forward by Coalition for a Planned Reston will enable sensible, balanced Continue reading “Suggested language for emails”


Community Update from CPR

Representatives of the Coalition for a Planned Reston (CPR) and the Reston Association (RA) met on Tuesday, February 13, with Supervisor Hudgins and Fairfax County government staffers to review CPR’s proposed amendments of the Reston Master Plan. Our proposal would eliminate the perceived need to raise Reston’s zoning density from 13 to 16 persons per acre. After our meeting, however, the County agreed only to delay by one month their meeting schedule for changing zoning density.

CPR believes a temporary delay does not provide adequate opportunity for the community’s recommendations to be considered. While the County Continue reading “Community Update from CPR”

CPR letter to Supervisor Cathy Hudgins

CPR leadership sent the following letter yesterday (5 February) to Supervisor Cathy Hudgins proposing amendments to the Reston Master Plan:

Coalition for a Planned Reston

A voluntary group of residents from the Reston Citizens Association, Reclaim Reston, and Reston 2020

February 5, 2018

Ms. Catherine M. Hudgins,
Hunter Mill District Supervisor, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
12000 Bowman Towne Drive
Reston, VA 20190

Re: Reston PRC District Residential Density Zoning Ordinance Amendment

Dear Supervisor Hudgins:

Thank you again for organizing and participating in the community meeting held at South Lakes High School last October 23rd on the proposed changes to Reston’s population density. The information provided Continue reading “CPR letter to Supervisor Cathy Hudgins”