Here’s what you need to know about the zoning amendment for ground mounted solar energy systems being voted on in Monday’s Metro Council meeting.
The Metro Council failed to pass the R3 Medium to High Density Zoning but Oakstone’s proposed tiny homeS will likely move forward in another form.
The Metro Council will meet in regular session on Monday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. There will be a Public Hearing at 6:15 p.m. to hear public input either for or against the new R3 Residential Ordinance.
The Metro Council passed the first reading of the new R3 zoning on Monday by a margin of 11-3. It paves the way for the new tiny house community in Lynchburg.
On Monday, the Metro Planning Commission will present a new R3 zoning to the Metro Council for approval. The Commission created the new zoning category with the proposed Main Street tiny home community in mind.
The Metro Council passed the third and final reading of the 2021-22 Metro Budget during Monday night’s special session by a 11-4 margin.
Though many council members seem staunchly divided into two camps – those who believe Metro has a revenue problem and those who believe there is a spending problem – they managed to compromise on Monday and pass the second reading of the Metro Budget at a $2.295 tax rate.
The Budget Committee will present a new proposed tax rate tonight at the Metro Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Lynchburg Legion Building.
The Metro Council approved the year ending budget amendments and heard from the Metro Audit Committee at last night’s special session meeting.
The Metro Budget remains unsettled but Mayor Lewis has called a Metro Council Special Session meeting to handle any end of fiscal 2020-21 business. That meeting happens June 30.