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1997 - The Village Mill

January 20, 1997BCA Board names Mike Divita as new community manager; Nominations are open for two seats on BCA Board; Pools are focus of meetings; Board allocates $39,000 for long range strategic plan; Firm seeks to expand quarry operations; BCC withdraws offer to share fan study; Three new BCA committees will be instituted
February 10, 1997Brandermill “rescues” flood victims; Two seats are open on BCA Board; Supervisor Art Warren is new chairman of board; BCA seeks opinion on golf course fans; Commissioners receive watershed plan; Pool meetings are February 10 and 18; Board approves funds to start WEB page
March 10, 1997Residents want more information on pool acquisition issue; Brandermill welcomes Mike Divita; Two candidates run for two seats on BCA Board; Long range plan study is underway; BCA offers reward for info on vandals; Protecting Swift Creek Reservoir
April 14, 1997Brandermill Community Association hosts Home Parade & Spring Festival; Amendment is on BCA ballot; RMA proposes toll hike on Powhite; Fire destroys new playground equipment; Public speaks out against tolls on Route 288 extension
May 12, 1997Members elect directors and pass amendment; New signs take a beating; Good news for commuters – so far; Police apprehend vandals; “A Futuristic Fourth” is in the planning
June 9, 1997Consultants to present strategic plan for Brandermill; BCA staff contends with many drainage problems; Assailant fires gunshots; Officials look at rezoning local schools; Plants take priority over leaf pickup; Board authorizes negotiations for Sunday Park Land; Brandermill 20/20 Capital Construction Budget
July 14, 1997July 15 turnout is crucial to watershed; Committee unveils Brandermill 20/20 – a plan for the future; Committee to suggest alternates o RMA toll hike; CARB again denies use of golf course fans
August 11, 1997BCA Board of Directors vote 6 to 1 to support Brandermill 20/20; Supervisors to decide fate of reservoir; Total destruction [Watch Harbour home]; Board to hear BCC appeal of fan issue on August 25; Police make arrests in burglary and shooting cases; Meetings address Routes 288/360; Planners approve road with conditions
September 8, 1997Victory for Swift Creek Reservoir; Directors reallocate $400,000 for covenant enforcement in 20/20 plan; Twenty-two boats have been stolen; Vandals destroy 17 mailboxes; 360/288 development may begin soon; BCA extends country club fan appeal
October 13, 1997Fate of Brandermill 20/20 plan to be decided on October 20; Treasurer presents BCA budget for ‘98; ABB holds 20/20 meeting; Board supports committee’s proposals on RMA issues; Police arrest two in Brandermill burglaries; Officials to consider school districts; Water level in reservoir is near record low
November 10, 1997BCA Board views Sunday park plan; Members vote no on Brandermill 20/20; It’s for sale on Old Hundred Road; Tolls to go up in January; Shady Pointe neighborhood construction is underway; Country club pools to open next spring
December 8, 1997Santa’s workshop – right here in Brandermill; Three seats will be open on BCA Board next year; BCA questions traffic issues regarding Old Hundred Mill; County and private services offer leaf pickup Brandermill gets coverage from two fire stations; Firm will check out county EMS system; East West offers land to association; Brandermill Community Association, Inc. Operating Budget Summary Comparisons