July 2012 – November 2013
July 4 - Independence Day - Town Hall Closed - no trash or recycling services.
Tree Commission Agenda Due
Historic Landmarks Commission Meeting at Town Hall.
Tree Commission Meeting at Town Hall.
Planning Commission Meeting
Parking Committee Agenda Due
The purpose of this Special Meeting is to discuss a draft regulatory plan and code for the Rumsey Green Annexation request from PlaceMakers (Shepherdstown’s consultants).
Parking Committee Meeting
The Corporation of Shepherdstown has begun the process of preparing an update to its
Comprehensive Plan, which was adopted in 2001. Part of the process to formulate the updated plan
is to incorporate the voice of town residents. The month of November begins this process with a
number of activities that are focused on engaging the public and receiving feedback on the topics
covered by the plan. Town Councilman David Rosen, who serves as Chairman of the Comprehensive
Plan Committee, commented “We are excited about this unique opportunity to hear from the
community and work together to establish a long-term plan.”
The Comprehensive Plan is intended to provide guidance to Shepherdstown’s elected and appointed
officials who will utilize the comprehensive plan to make decisions regarding the future of the
Town. Topics covered in the Comprehensive Plan include the following: land use, infrastructure,
transportation, historic preservation, conservation, recreation and economic development. The
updated plan will establish meaningful and achievable goals, as well as strategies and policies for the
implementation of the plan. The planning process will be completed by June 2014.
“A strong community voice helps to ensure a strong comprehensive plan and we are looking forward
to creating that vision as a community.”, stated Shepherdstown Mayor Jim Auxer. There will be
several opportunities throughout the process for Shepherdstown’s residents to be involved, helping
to ensure that the update to the Comprehensive Plan is representative of the community’s vision for