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White Stone council reviews plans for business district improvements

Northern Neck Planning District Commission executive director Jerry Davis (standing) presents the White Stone Town Council a proposed timeline related to the business district revitalization project. Taking notes in the foreground at right is town manager Patrick Frere. Clockwise, from left, at the table are council members Jamilah Sawyer, Ran Reeves and AnnGardner Eubank. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

WHITE STONE—Within the next two years, White Stone’s business district should look a lot different, thanks to a $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

After several years of housing rehabilitation and work on the town’s public sewer system as part of a Phase I development plan, a redo of the commercial area of the town in Phase II should begin soon.

Jerry Davis, executive director of the Northern Neck Planning District Commission last Thursday outlined organizational plans for the project. The first order of business, he told town council, is the selection and appointment of several committees.

The grant was awarded through the Department off Housing and Community Development (DHCD) “so we have some federal and state regulations to meet….

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