PARKS & REC MASTER PLAN needs your input tonight!

The Hanover County Department of Parks and Recreation prepared the following recommendations for all of our parks and facilities (click on following link to download the .pdf version):

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Tonight, there will be a public meeting to review the recommnedations held at the Richmond Times Dispatch Hanover Plant on 8460 Times Dispatch Boulevard in Mechanicsville at 7 p.m.

The purpose of the master plan is to provide the County with a long-term vision for its park system by identifying community needs and creating a plan of action to implement needed improvements and additions to the existing parks system. The plan also includes strategies for funding capital improvements and the ongoing operation and maintenance of new and existing facilities.

Hanover County Parks & Recreation

804-365-4695

Via email at parksandrec@co.hanover.va.us.

STRIKE OUT: Baseball Facility Approved

The Planning Commission approved an amendment to Atlee Little League’s Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for the placement of a baseball training facility in the Whippoorwill Road area. The facility will open year-round, 365 days per year. Several Whippoorwill residents opposed the CUP because of the following concerns: more traffic congestion, noise pollution, and increasing pre-existing problems with water runoff.