LVCA President’s Message on Plan Lee Highway
The Lyon Village Citizens’ Association (LVCA) wants to ensure that you aware of the current proposals being developed by the Plan Lee Hwy (PLH) team and County staff and the impact these proposals will have on single-family homes in Lyon Village.
These proposals would change the General Land Use Plan (GLUP) and zoning for the R6, single-family homes between Lee Hwy, N. Veitch St., 18th St. N., and N. Highland St. in Lyon Village. This ultimately will result in the destruction of
● 75 single-family homes (10% of all single-family homes)
● 43 townhomes (50% of all townhomes)
● 6 affordable apartment buildings (40% of all affordable apartment buildings)
● As well as the futures of all the families living in them
Information on the County’s proposals can be found at the following links. Lyon Village is in Area 5 (West) in these documents and slides.
Plan Lee Hwy Homepage
Presentation on Lyon Village
The LVCA strongly opposes these proposals, as is spelled out in our Position Paper.
LVCA supports maintaining the current GLUP and zoning, as shown on these Maps.
We feel these proposals, if approved, would set a precedent that would negatively impact Lyon Village and additional neighborhoods in the future, as well as harm the reputation of the County. We respectfully request your support in stopping these proposals from going forward to the County Board for approval in October 2021.
Please send letters to the following letting them know you oppose the proposals for Lyon Village. Get at least 10 of your friends and neighbors to send letters, too. We need every Lyon Village resident in every household to speak out and make his/her/their voice heard.
CountyBoard@arlingtonva.us — General address for all Board members
email@example.com — County Board Chair
firstname.lastname@example.org — County Board Member
email@example.com — County Board Member
firstname.lastname@example.org — County Board Member
email@example.com — County Board Member
CountyManager@arlingtonva.us — Mr. Mark Schwartz, County Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org — Chair of Plan Lee Highway
email@example.com — Lee Highway Project Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org — Ms. Elise Cleva, Acting Comm & Engagement Manager
email@example.com — Ms. Rachel LaPiana, Comm & Engagement Specialist
(Please send a copy of your letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. As we learned in the past, the County will not publish or provide copies of letters from individuals.)
Please feel free to contact me at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Your support is greatly appreciated.
John Carten, President, LVCA
Please send questions or comments to John Carten firstname.lastname@example.org or Loria Porcaro email@example.com.