Prince William

Citizens for Balanced Growth

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Board of County Supervisors Votes 20 Sep To Consider Beginning Development of Rural Crescent

“Board looks at new ways to preserve Rural Crescent” by Hillary Chester, Prince William Times,  30

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Board of County Supervisors remove Bi-County Parkway from county comprehensive plan in 4-3 vote; former supporter Stewart absent; Principi claims ‘dirty politics’; Candland calls vote ‘big win’ for citizens

by Jill Palermo,, 18 March 2016

Bi-County Parkway presser
[Pictured:  “Alan Johnson (left) and Philomena Hefter, both residents on Pageland Road in Gainesville, hold a banner that says ‘Say “No!”  
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Nov 2015 Email To Citizens Re. Stone Haven: More Houses, Ever-Increasing Taxes, Ever-Worsening Services … Had Enough Yet?

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“Stone Haven vote waiting on new Brentsville supervisor”

Bull Run Observer reports 7 Oct BOCS [Board of County Supervisors] decision to defer Stone Haven vote. Chairman Stewart focuses only on Stone Haven's impact on schools, ignoring its impact on taxes, roads, property values, etc. Supervisor Candland says school board this year said BOCS had approved too many homes, but now is backing Stone Haven. Candland asks if school district is looking at alternatives, should Stone Haven be denied. School Board Chairman explains schools "were relying" on this site, but have options to buy other sites "but no money." Pete Dolan, representing Stone Haven developers, claims Stone Haven would produce less traffic than commercial development of the site, without clarifying and documenting what the various impacts would be on rush hour traffic flows. Read More

“Candland calls road study ‘kicking the can down the road'”

Prince William Board of County Supervisors votes to initiate full study of county road network instead of just removing controversial Bi-County/Tri-County Parkway Parkway from its system. Supervisors May, Caddigan, Candland express opposition to roadway, while Stewart, Nohe continue to express support. Pro-parkway supervisor Covington casts only vote against study, though Candland describes it as "just a way of not voting (up or down on the bi-county parkway) and kicking the can down the road." Read More

“Bi-County Pkwy foes win again: Board resolution ties parkway plans to the PW Battlefield Bypass”

Board of County Supervisors (BOCS) approves citizens resolution by bi-county parkway (BCP) foes that promises to keep open US 29 and Route 234 inside Manassas Battlefield until bypass around battlefield is completed. Jackson Miller Former BOCS Chairman and now-VDOT Secretary Connaughton and current BOCS Chairman Stewart strongly support BCP while Gainesville Supervisor Candland opposes. Read More

“Stone Haven eyed for High School – Officials worry development would add to school overcrowding”

Gainesville District Supervisor Candland says possible Stone Haven high school would be merely "solving a problem we're creating" by Board of County Supervisors allowing more residential development [i.e., at least 900 houses in Stone Haven] that "would add to school overcrowding" Read More

“New Gainesville supervisor Peter Candland plans to do a lot of listening”

Candland, former president of Parks at Piedmont HOA, sworn in as new Gainesville supervisor; plans to use former Gainesville Supervisor John Stirrup as model and "to do a lot of listening" Read More

Jan 2011-Dec 2011 Candland for Prince William County Board of Supervisors campaign raises $104,658, including $28,279 (27%) from developers

Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP), Virginia’s authoritative source on the role of money in state politics.

Candland for Supervisor Total Campaign Contributions and Expenses 2011

Candland for Supervisor Campaign Contributions 2011 by Industry Sector

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“Black, Candland win primary”

Candland, "quietly" supported by BOCS Chairman Stewart in Gainesville Supervisor Republican primary win, says he's "not a no-growth person," but instead advocates "a measured approach" that includes focusing on repairing and improving roads; Brentsville Supervisor Wally Covington wins primary against challenger Jeanine Lawson by only 157 votes Read More
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