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2004 RRRC Living Towns:  Town of Remington

             

"Rediscovering Remington's History Along the Rappahannock River"
July 28, 2004

St. Luke's Episcopal Church Parish Hall
Remington, VA
8:30am to 3:30pm

The third annual RRRC Living Towns Planning Workshop was held on July 28, 2004 in the Town of Remington and focused on Rediscovering Remington's History Along the Rappahannock River with specific interest in Main Street Design and River Access and Recreation opportunities. Three panels of speakers presented on topics of interest including Community Visioning, Boundary Adjustments in the state of Virginia and Trail Building and Volunteer Recruitment. A lunchtime walking tour of downtown Remington provided workshop participants with a chance to explore the unique opportunities afforded a riverside town and meeting attendees also enjoyed a post-workshop reception at The Inn at Kellys Ford.

Town of Remington Living Towns Brochure

Workshop Agenda

Presentation materials are available for selected panelists below. All files are in .pdf format.

Welcome & Introductions
Gerald Billingsley, Mayor, Town of Remington
Chester Stribling, Fauquier County Board of Supervisors, Lee District

Panel #1

Moderator:  Richard Calderon, Sr. Planner, Fauquier County
Maral Kalbian, Architectural Historian
David Edwards, Director of Winchester Preservation Office, Va. Dept. of Historic Resources
Phoebe Kilby, President, Sympoetica (presentation)

Panel #2
Moderator: Scott Bruggemann, Remington Town Council
Corey Garyotis, NFIP Coordinator, Va. Dept. of Conservation & Recreation
Ted McCormack, Associate Director, Commission on Local Government
Tim Small, Project Manager, Town of Scottsville Canal Basin Square

Panel #3
Moderator: Jeffrey Walker, Deputy Director, RRRC
Tom Van Arsdall, Past Chair, Friends of the Rappahannock
Marvin Moss, President, Fluvanna Heritage Trail Foundation
Red Pulliam, VP & Volunteer Coordinator, Fluvanna Heritage Trail Foundation (presentation)
John Bowers, Project Manager, Town of Scottsville Canal Basin Square

Wrap-Up
Lydia Edwards, President, Southern Fauquier Business Owners Assoc.

Above: Workshop Participants inside St. Luke's Parish Hall
Above: The Rappahannock River flows to the south of the town of Remington

Sponsoring Organizations

Town of Remington
Fauquier County
Remington Community Partnership
Southern Fauquier Business Owners Association
Virginia Department of Historic Resources
Virginia Department of Transportation
Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission

 

 

 

Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission
420 Southridge Parkway • Suite 106 • Culpeper, VA  22701 • Tel: (540) 829-7450 • Fax: (540) 829-7452

E-mail:  planinfo@rrregion.org