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									                                             Action Plan for Economic Development: Current Active Projects As of 11/22/2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Critical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Resources
  Strategic Initiatives       Project/Key Action                Description                  Players                        Progress/Comments/Issues                       Latest Progress                       Needed
1. Support our airports       A. Get Rail to Loudoun by         Evaluate and inform on       EDC-TIC; MWAA, MWCOG,          MOU to Loudoun County is anticipated in        State officials reported in October
as global gateways.           2011:                             issues and progress          DCRA, Regional jurisdictions   the next few months (early '06).               '06 that construction to Dulles
                                                                related to providing rail    and business organizations.    Governor Kaine announced in                    Airport is running one year behind
                                i. Get MWAA proposal            transit service to Loudoun   EDCPoC: Deborah                September that he will endorse the             schedule. The state is hoping to
                              accepted by the State of Virginia County. Consider IAD         Rochkind. COLPoC: Kirby        planned elevated track through Tysons          get permission from the Federal
                                                                perspective, economic        Bowers/Larry                   Corner, a decision that analysts say will      Transit Administration later this
                                ii. Get the MOU adopted by the development benefits,         Rosenstrauch/Robyn Bailey      help keep the project on schedule and          year to begin purchasing right of
                              Board                             funding components,                                         preserve partial federal funding. Tunnel       way and relocating utilities to
                                                                social planning concerns.                                   advocates are hoping the Governor will         prepare for construction out to
                                                                                                                            reconsider.                                    Wiehle Avenue.

2. Strengthen and        B. Protect business                    Protect commercial land      BOS, Planning Commission, Conversions with residential are moving             The Route 50 CPAM was
protect key business and development and ensure                 in key corridors from        COLPoC: Julie Pastor,     forward and being followed.                         forwarded by the Planning
                         gateway aesthetics                     conversion to residential    Robyn Bailey                                                                  Commission to BOS Board
gateway corridors.
                                                                uses.                                                                                                      meetings in October and was
                                                                                                                                                                           approved. The Transition Area
                                                                                                                                                                           CPAM was voted down in 6-3
                                                                                                                                                                           BOS vote November 8.
3. Foster a stable,       C. Implementation of Rural            Resolve issues in Zoning     BOS, ZORC, REDC, EDC,          Supervisor Mick Staton's proposal on an        The Staton plan was approved by the
                                                                Ordinance relative to        Col (DED, Development          amended rural zoning plan was approved         Board of Supervisors in a 5-4 vote
predictable and efficient Economy:
                                                                business environment         Agencies) LCVA, NAIOP,         September 6, 2006. The new plan increases      December 5.
regulatory climate.                                                                                                         final western buildout from 14,000 to 18,000
                              *Educate rural businesses about   and development              NVBIA. EDCPoC: Bob
                                                                                                                            homes. The REDC and LCVA are working
                              new policies                      process, and permitted       Gordon . COLPoC: Linda
                                                                                                                            together to review the rural zoning.
                                                                uses.                        Neri/Lou Nichols
                              *Educate businesses countywide
                              about value of rural business
                              following zoning ordinance
                              decision
                              D. Process Implementation and Resolve issues                   EDC-TIC, ZORC,                 ZORC has completed review of Ord. and          ZORC has met with county zoning
                              Land Use Regulations          surrounding county               County/Developers group        sent to BOS. BOS must begin review.            administrator to review line-item
                                                            permitting process and           BDAG, COLPoC: County           EDC-TIC to review ZORC work and be             version of zoning ordinance.
                                                            difficulties with Zoning         BIG Team, Linda Neri's         certain BOS acts on changes ASAP.              Anticipated for upcoming BOS
                                                                                                                                                                           schedule.
                                                            Ordinance language,              office.                        NVBIA meeting to discuss process topics
                                                            including land use issues.                                      with senior county staff. NAIOP needs to
                                                                                                                            meet to discuss process topics with
                                                                                                                            senior county staff. EDC-TIC should
                                                                                                                            review prior recommendations for
                                                                                                                            possible follow-up.




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  Strategic Initiatives       Project/Key Action                 Description               Players                      Progress/Comments/Issues                   Latest Progress                      Needed
4. Improve connectivity, E. Broadband Deployment                 Implement EDC               CoLPoC: Scott Bashore      1. Tower plan to bringing fiber in the     Tax district legislation to be
accessibility and delivery Strategy                              recommendations to                                     west in development; 2. Reduced            introduced in the coming session.
                                                                 enhance broadband                                      regulatory hurdles for putting up towers   Reduced hurdles for wireless
of infrastructure.
                                                                 service and availability in                            being pursued; 3. Special tax district     providers to install equipment on
                                                                 Loudoun County.                                        legislation going to the General           towers approved and in use now.
                                                                                                                        Assembly for approval.                     Gap analysis of broadband in the
                                                                                                                                                                   west completed and report will be
                                                                                                                                                                   posted on county website 4Q06.
                                                                                                                                                                   Broadband availability up to 89%
                                                                                                                                                                   countywide, up from 69% last
                                                                                                                                                                   January. Scott Bashore hired on
                                                                                                                                                                   fulltime.


                              F. Road Financing                  Examine alternatives to   EDC-TIC, COL (DED, OTS,      The County is taking the lead and the      Voters supported by 64.27
                                                                 finance new road          Management Services).        Board will allow FY07 general obligation   percent a measure to spend
                                                                 construction in Loudoun   COLPoC: Kirby Bowers/Larry   bonds for local road development. The      $13.3 million to design: the Rt.
                                                                 County.                   Rosenstrauch                 BOS earmarked $12.5 million for road       50/Rt. 606 Interchange; widening
                                                                                                                        engineering in the FY07 budget. A seven    eastbound Rt. 50 from Poland
                                                                                                                        project, $51.3 million transportation      Road to the Fairfax County line;
                                                                                                                        referendum will be placed on the           the Rt. 7/Rt. 659 Interchange;
                                                                                                                        November ballot for voters to decide if    widening Rt. 659 to four lanes
                                                                                                                        transportation improvement design and      from Gloucester Parkway to the
                                                                                                                        construction should be paid for with       Dulles Greenway; the Sycolin
                                                                                                                        County funds.                              Road Flyover at the Leesburg
                                                                                                                                                                   Bypass; and the Rt. 7/Rt. 690
                                                                                                                                                                   Interchange. A $38 million project
                                                                                                                                                                   to construct the Rt. 7/Loudoun
                                                                                                                                                                   County Parkway Interchange and
                                                                                                                                                                   Russell Branch Road from the
                                                                                                                                                                   parkway to Richfield Way won
                                                                                                                                                                   57.2 percent of the vote.

                              G. Investigate Strategies for      Explore strategies to     EDC-TIC, COL (DED, OTS,      Begin examining examples where              The CEO Cabinet has identified
                              Reducing Road Demand &             reduce demand for         Management Services),        communities have employed strategies the reduction of congestion and
                              Congestion                         additional roads.         CEO Cabinet. EDCPoC:         to reduce road demand and congestion. road demand as a key focus for
                                                                                           John Wood                                                                2007.
5. Cultivate competitive      H. Science & Technology                                      COLPoC: Larry                Science and Technology Cabinet re-          Next meetings scheduled for
industry clusters.            Cabinet: Continue outreach and                               Rosenstrauch, Beth Hain      activated under the direction of Dr. Leslie March and May '07.
                              dialogue with leading scientific                                                          Platt. Kickoff meeting held in May,
                              researchers and businesses.                                                               additional meetings held October 13 &
                                                                                                                        December 8.
6. Advance                    New Suggestion Up for              Benchmark best
entrepreneurship and          Discussion: Develop a Loudoun      competitor communities
                              greenhouse project on best         for business start-ups
economic diversity.
                              places to start & grow business    against Loudoun to
                                                                 advance
                                                                 entrepreneurialism.




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  Strategic Initiatives       Project/Key Action                Description                 Players                    Progress/Comments/Issues                     Latest Progress                     Needed
7. Brand and market           I. International Business         Facilitate the growth and EDC-MBR, DED, MWAA &         International CEO dinner in the planning     Visit to Main-Taunaus-Kreis,
Loudoun’s assets.             Development: Develop a            expansion of international Key Global Businesses and   stages for early '06. Report on 5 other      Germany held in October.Visits
                              business case for international   businesses in Loudoun      Potential Businesses        communities with international programs      and outreach to 3 schools
                              business in Loudoun               County.                                                released in September to BOS ED              interested in exchange program
                                                                                                                       Committee. DED-Proposed International        held. Tours of medical device
                                                                                                                       Business Strategy program approved by        manufacturer and other
                                                                                                                       ED Committee and the full BOS in             companies as well as the
                                                                                                                       September '06.                               Frankfurt Innovation Center held.
                                                                                                                                                                    Sister-city agreement signed.
 8. Develop and expand J. Performing Arts Center:               Facilitate the growth and   EDC, LCVA, DED .           Formed Ad Hoc Committee with a six-
signature attractions and   *Request funds from Claude          expansion of Arts and       EDCPoC: David Parker.      month timeline. Met with a number of
                          Moore be given for feasibility        Cultural sector in          COLPoC: Larry              performing arts organizations during the
     entertainment.
                              study of Performing Arts Center   Loudoun County.             Rosenstrauch               spring to discuss their needs, and has
                                                                                                                       received consistent support for the
                                                                                                                       project. Looking to apply to foundations
                                                                                                                       for a grant to design & price alternative
                                                                                                                       scenarios of scale and use. Will report to
                                                                                                                       Executive Committee. Now in
                                                                                                                       discussions with real estate
                                                                                                                       representatives.
                              K. America's Cup Polo Match       Facilitate the growth and   EDC, LCVA, DED .           LCVA has been working to bring the           LCVA has announced it is
                                                                expansion of Arts and       EDCPoC: Cheryl Kilday.     America's Cup Polo Match to Morven           bringing the America's Cup Polo
                                                                Cultural sector in          COLPoC: Larry              Park in May 2007.                            Event to Loudoun in May 2007.
                                                                Loudoun County.             Rosenstrauch

9. Support workforce          L. Resource Guide: Develop        Develop requirements for EDC. EDCPoC: David Miles      The web-based Resource project is in its     The web-based Workforce
development and labor         requirements for a web-based      a web-based Workforce and John Lenahan                 beginning phases of determining content      Development Guide is underway.
                              Workforce Development             Development Resource                                   and delivery approach utilizing the EDC      The first three areas to be
force excellence.
                              Resource Guide                    Guide initially focusing                               web site.Workforce resources selected        covered are underway and are
                                                                on the education                                       for the first areas of the website will      being submitted to the county
                                                                resources and later                                    include education offerings, day             web designer for formatting and
                                                                adding resources for skill                             care/child care/ elder care options,         addition to the EDC web site.
                                                                development, language                                  employment services, and others.             Additional areas of information
                                                                classes, day care                                                                                   will be added over the next few
                                                                options, etc. for                                                                                   months. Additional content will
                                                                employers.                                                                                          be developed by the committee
                                                                                                                                                                    members after a review of the
                                                                                                                                                                    first three segments for
                                                                                                                                                                    formatting, size and quantity of
                                                                                                                                                                    information and linkage to other
                                                                                                                                                                    web sites that exist.




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  Strategic Initiatives      Project/Key Action                  Description                Players                       Progress/Comments/Issues                    Latest Progress                     Needed
                             M. Education Forum: Provide a       A forum will be             EDC. EDCPoC: David Miles,    The product would be a better               The Forum originally scheduled
                             forum in which all levels of        orchestrated culminating Paula Harper                    understanding of the programs that the      for October has been
                             education providers can share       in an event that will bring                              education community needs to be             rescheduled for March. Date and
                             ideas and information. In           educators and workforce                                  offering/preparing, a better                proposed agenda were reviewed
                             addition, link with workforce       together in a                                            understanding of the not-so-obvious         by the combined committee and
                             organizations to enhance lifelong   dialogue.Included in this                                workforce issues and the establishment      approved. Request for additional
                             learning and support keeping        will be information from                                 of working relationships between the        funding to go to EDC Exec Com.
                             Loudoun's workforce on the          the Greater Washington                                   business and education                      Goal is to add a "vendor" display
                             cutting edge                        Initiative as well as the                                communities.The forum will create a         area and invite members of the
                                                                 Chamber, businesses,                                     dialogue between all of our education       entire business community to
                                                                 EDC and business                                         offerings and focus on each business        become acquainted with the
                                                                 leaders.                                                 category from small, privately held         learning resources in the County.
                                                                                                                          companies through major corporate
                                                                                                                          employers.
10. Increase availability N. Housing Trust Fund                  Build a campaign to        BOS, Human Services           HAB and ADUAB formed a Joint Trust          Regular Meetings scheduled and
of workforce housing for                                         create a dedicated         Committee, Housing            Fund Committee to develop                   will recommend strategy to
                                                                 revenue stream for the     Advisory Board, Joint Trust   recommendations for allocation process      ADUAB, HAB, and HSC at
Loudoun employees.
                                                                 housing trust fund,        Fund Committee. EDCPoC:       and funding priorities for use of current   December meetings.
                                                                 targeting one-half penny   Tamar Datan/Kim Hart.         housing trust fund monies, including HAB
                                                                 of the real estate tax.    COLPoC: Sarah Coyle Etro      & ADUAB trust funds, and proffers.

                             O. Workforce Housing Summit Work with Dulles Area              Housing Advisory Board,
                                                         Association of Realtors to         DAAR, Chamber, EDC,
                                                         deliver regional workforce         Business Community.
                                                         housing summit in spring           EDCPoC: Tamar Datan/Kim
                                                         2007.                              Hart

                             P. Loudoun County Reality           Develop program            Housing Advisory Board        Planned for 2007.
                             Check                               modeled on ULI Reality     PoC: Michael Capretti
                                                                 Check formed on need
                                                                 for workforce housing
11. Strengthen education Q. Retain the Smithsonian                                                                        Report on the Smithsonian Naturalist
and lifelong learning    Naturalist Center in Loudoun.                                                                    Center currently being distributed to
                                                                                                                          interested parties.
systems.
12. Protect and promote R. Wayfinding                            Develop a cohesive         DED, LCVA. COLPoC: Tricia     Project team kickoff meeting held           The committee reviewed 6
authentic cultural                                               network of directional     Simons/Cindy Lintz            September 15 with representatives from      designs as a team on November
                                                                 signs to guide citizens,                                 the County, LCVA, Loudoun towns,            28, and selected elements from
heritage.
                                                                 visitors and businesses to                               NVRPA, Federal Highways                     the favored designs. Frazier &
                                                                 key areas and attractions.                               Administration, and VDOT. Ted Lewis         Associates will present the final
                                                                                                                          has been appointed as the EDC               design package to the BOS ED
                                                                                                                          representative on the Project Team.         Committee January 23 and to the
                                                                                                                          Frazier conducted stakeholder               BOS on February 6.
                                                                                                                          interviews. System to be developed and
                                                                                                                          proposed to the BOS by January.




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  Strategic Initiatives       Project/Key Action                 Description              Players                        Progress/Comments/Issues                    Latest Progress                       Needed
13. Create distinctive        S. Main Street Loudoun             Facilitate economic      DED, COLPoC: Cindy Lintz       Loudoun Design Cabinet held charrette       Main Street Loudoun is looking to
neighborhoods and             Partnership                        development and                                         for Peter Burnette property in downtown     develop workshops and
                                                                 communication between                                   Leesburg September 22. Looked at by-        conferences of benefit to small
strong amenities.
                                                                 Loudoun towns &                                         right development as well as possible       businesses in '07. MSL is also
                                                                 communities                                             rezoning potential. Ideas included          currently outreaching to individual
                                                                                                                         streetscapes, crosswalks, and other         Loudoun town leaders.
                                                                                                                         pedestrian access design.



14. Provide superior          T. Health Insurance For Small      Explore alternative health LCCC. COLPoC: Dorri Morin.   Recommendations for educating               Affordable health insurance for
safety and healthcare         Businesses:                        insurance options &                                     community and giving solutions still        Loudoun small businesses listed
                                 Find status of Chamber of       increase awareness for                                  needed. Need to create local and            as a key element in the Chamber
services.
                              Commerce health plan study on      small businesses.                                       impartial resource for advising small       of Commerce 2007 Public Policy
                              options for lower income working                                                           businesses in insurance products.           Statement.
                                                                                                                         Explore partnering with SBDC, LCCC,
                                                                                                                         CBIZ.



                              U. Strengthen Community            Increase health care     LCCC. COLPoC: David            Loudoun Free Clinic and Loudoun             The Loudoun Free Clinic is
                              Safety Net                         access through           Goodfriend                     Community Health Center (serving            currently operating at the
                                                                 community centers.                                      patients at all income levels) to be        Cornwall Campus of Loudoun
                                                                                                                         operational at Loudoun Cornwall             Hospital in Leesburg.
                                                                                                                         Campus by fall.



                              V. Become Informed on              Begin coordination with    COLPoC: Dr.                  Successfully competed for a federal         County flu pandemic exercise
                              Emergency Preparedness             the County Health          Goodfriend/Larry             grant to improve the Loudoun's ability to   held Saturday, October 21, 2006
                                                                 Department's Dr.           Rosenstrauch/Kirby Bowers    address the emergency preparedness          at Heritage High School in
                                                                 Goodfriend on community                                 and response needs of the county's          Leesburg.
                                                                 health preparedness and                                 special needs populations. Created and
                                                                 training efforts, and with                              facilitated a county government-wide
                                                                 Fire & Rescue and Police                                continuity of operations tabletop
                                                                 to monitor level of                                     exercise. Presented pandemic flu
                                                                 services as germane to                                  presentations to over 2,000 Loudoun
                                                                 economic development.                                   residents, students and employees.




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                                                          Action Plan 2006 Watch List Projects
   Preliminary Title      Description                                        Key Players               Relevant Strategic      Most Recent Updates
                                                                                                       Initiatives


   Aggressively Market    Advance the marketing of Loudoun County's     DED, LCVA: Larry               Brand and market        Project WOW Task 2
   Loudoun County         advantages as a business location and visitor Rosenstrauch & Cheryl Kilday   Loudoun’s assets.       (positioning and foundation
                          destination. Develop and implement strategies                                                        creative) completed with North
                          based on Loudoun's branding messages. Promote                                                        Star in December. Task 3
                          Loudoun to visitors using a market segment                                                           underway. LCVA continuing to
                          approach based upon Randall Travel Marketing                                                         implement their new brand
                          Report.                                                                                              initiative. FY05 LCVA-measured
                                                                                                                               visitor spending up 4%. Visitation
                                                                                                                               measures are also up. LCVA has
                                                                                                                               two new packages targeting
                                                                                                                               leisure visitors. An overall
                                                                                                                               program update is available.


   Aviation & Aerospace   Facilitate the growth and expansion of             EDC-MBR, DED, LC IDA      Cultivate competitive   DED is working with existing
                          aviation/aerospace cluster businesses in Loudoun                             industry clusters.      airport related businesses and
                          County.                                                                                              participating in related industry
                                                                                                                               organizations (WACA,
                                                                                                                               Committee for Dulles, WATF,
                                                                                                                               Route 606 Coalition).

   Biotech                Facilitate the growth and expansion of biotech     EDC-MBR, DED: Beth Hain   Cultivate competitive   DED participated in Mid-Atlantic
                          cluster businesses in Loudoun County.                                        industry clusters.      Bio partnership with Fairfax and
                                                                                                                               Prince William Counties. The
                                                                                                                               County has secured an
                                                                                                                               agreement to host the Medical
                                                                                                                               Automation Conference in
                                                                                                                               Loudoun beginning in November
                                                                                                                               2006.




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   Preliminary Title         Description                                            Key Players               Relevant Strategic             Most Recent Updates
                                                                                                              Initiatives


   Equine Industry           Facilitate the growth and expansion of the equine      REDC, DED. PoC: Jeff      Cultivate competitive          Loudoun Horse Association
                             industry in Loudoun County.                            Browning, Warren Howell   industry clusters.             formed and actively meeting.
                                                                                                                                             The REDC has formed a
                                                                                                                                             committee dedicated to a
                                                                                                                                             comprehensive assessment of
                                                                                                                                             the horse industry in Loudoun
                                                                                                                                             County, expected completion of
                                                                                                                                             the study is February 2007. The
                                                                                                                                             study is expected to coincide
                                                                                                                                             with a horse event at the
                                                                                                                                             Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum
                                                                                                                                             focusing on Loudoun's Kentucky
                                                                                                                                             Derby winner Genuine Risk.


   Journey Through           Part of a tri-state effort to protect the Rt. 15 corridor PIC/LCVA               Strengthen and protect key
   Hallowed Ground/ Route    from Gettysburg, PA to Monticello, VA. Seeks to                                  business and gateway
   15                        achieve National Scenic Byway and National                                       corridors.
                             Heritage Area designations as well as context                                    Protect and promote
                             sensitive design standards. Promotes heritage and                                authentic cultural heritage.
                             cultural based tourism.
   Jamestown/America's       18 months of special events beginning May 2006         PIC/LCVA                  Protect and promote          The Leesburg-Loudoun
   400th                     commemorating the first permanent English                                        authentic cultural heritage. Anniversary Committee was
   Anniversary/Loudoun's     settlement. Local governments are being                                                                       established to coordinate the
   250th Birthday            encouraged to participate in the Virginia 2007                                                                commemorations. Planning
                             Community program. Coincides with Loudoun's                                                                   meetings are underway.
                             250th birthday.
   Market Loudoun's assets   Develop five-year destination strategy with the EDC LCVA                         Brand and market
                             and LCVA.                                                                        Loudoun’s assets.




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   Preliminary Title        Description                                         Key Players                       Relevant Strategic          Most Recent Updates
                                                                                                                  Initiatives


   Power Line Alternative   Ensure that power line expansion does not degrade BOS, NVRPA, Virginia Dominion Protect and promote            BOS adopted a resolution of
                            aesthetic character of Loudoun.                   Power, other interested parties authentic cultural heritage. continued opposition to the
                                                                                                                                           installation of lines along the trail
                                                                                                                                           11/05. The resolution, adopted
                                                                                                                                           unanimously by the Board
                                                                                                                                           Tuesday, also calls for continued
                                                                                                                                           support of underground
                                                                                                                                           construction as the preferred
                                                                                                                                           method of installation. Dominion
                                                                                                                                           Power announced it had taken
                                                                                                                                           downtown Leesburg route off the
                                                                                                                                           table, but State Corporation
                                                                                                                                           Commission reportedly insisted it
                                                                                                                                           be considered. The study is still
                                                                                                                                           underway, while additional
                                                                                                                                           powerline projects that impact
                                                                                                                                           Loudoun are beginning to gain
                                                                                                                                           attention.


   Route 28 Conversions     Ensure that future business development within      BOS, Planning Commission,         Strengthen and protect key The BOS approved the CPAMs
                            Route 28 Corridor is not compromised by             COL POC: Julie Pastor, Robyn      business and gateway       in the Route 28 Tax District on
                            conversions to residential.                         Bailey                            corridors                  July 5th. The EDC should
                                                                                                                                             consider suggesting a
                                                                                                                                             comprehensive vision for each
                                                                                                                                             corridor. Conversions with
                                                                                                                                             residential are moving forward
                                                                                                                                             and being followed.




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   Preliminary Title        Description                                       Key Players                    Relevant Strategic           Most Recent Updates
                                                                                                             Initiatives


   Route 50 Corridor Plan   Develop recommendations to create a visions for   BOS, Route 50 Task Force,      Strengthen and protect key   Task Force recommendations
                            the Route 50 Corridor.                            EDC, LCCC, LCVA, WATF,         business and gateway         complete and being implemented
                                                                              COL (DED, Development          corridors.                   by the county. The proposed
                                                                              Agencies), landowners and land                              Comprehensive Plan
                                                                              representatives. EDCPoC: John                               Amendment for the Arcola
                                                                              Harris, Charles Yudd, TIC                                   Area/Route 50 Corridor (CPAM
                                                                                                                                          2005-0007) was approved by the
                                                                                                                                          Board of Supervisors in October
                                                                                                                                          2006.

   Route 606 Corridor       Ensure that development along Route 606 is        Rt. 606 Coalition, BOS,        Support our airports as      BOS formally recognized
                            compatible with airport-related activity.         Committee for Dulles, EDC,     global gateways.             coalition in spring 2004 and
                                                                              COL (DED, OTS, &                                            asked Coalition to look at
                                                                              Development Agencies),                                      creative solutions for
                                                                              MWAA, WATF, VDOT,                                           transportation financing in
                                                                              landowners. EDCPoC: Russ                                    corridor. Full committee currently
                                                                              Gestl                                                       not meeting regularly. An active
                                                                                                                                          subcommittee is looking at
                                                                                                                                          Route 606 becoming 4-lanes and
                                                                                                                                          at the missing links in the Route
                                                                                                                                          606 transportation proffers.

   Route 7 Corridor Plan    Address corridor development issues along Route   BOS, Planning Commission,     Strengthen and protect key    Supervisor Waters has
                            7 (especially Ashburn and Leesburg).              Town of Leesburg, COL         business and gateway          completed community outreach
                                                                              (Planning, DED). EDCPoC: Lori corridors.                    meetings and will be requesting
                                                                              Waters                                                      resource commitments for
                                                                                                                                          proceeding in July.
   Small Business Space     Work with development community to ensure         DED                            Advance entrepreneurship DED will assign resources to this
   Options                  adequate space for small businesses in Loudoun.                                  and economic diversity.  task when workflow allows.
   Structure and Use of     Examine the strategic use of business taxes for   COL (DED, County               Foster a stable,             Some components under review
   BPOL                     economic development purposes.                    Administration, Management     predictable and efficient    as part of FY06 budget process.
                                                                              Services, Commissioner of      regulatory climate.          [Awaiting update from Budget
                                                                              Revenue): Mark Adams                                        staff]




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   Preliminary Title        Description                                      Key Players           Relevant Strategic         Most Recent Updates
                                                                                                   Initiatives


   Western Transportation   Resolve Western Transportation Corridor issues   Planning Commission   Strengthen and protect key BOS to take no further action on
   Corridor                 relative to Comprehensive Plan.                                        business and gateway       WTC options (March 1, 2005
                                                                                                   corridors.                 BOS meeting).




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                                                              Action Plan Accomplished Project Components
Project                  Description                                         Key Players                    Relevant Strategic Initiatives Most Recent Updates on Completed Elements




Become Informed on     Begin coordination with the County Health             COLPoC: Dr. Goodfriend/Larry   Provide superior safety and     Kirby Bowers issued a State of Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness Department's Dr. Goodfriend on community health       Rosenstrauch/Kirby Bowers      healthcare services.            to the Board in November 2005. A series of Continuity of
                       preparedness and training efforts, and with Fire &                                                                   Operations (COOP) and avian-flu awareness seminars
                       Rescue and Police to monitor level of services as                                                                    were held for the general public, government staff, county
                       germane to economic development.                                                                                     and town employees, and businesses in July and August
                                                                                                                                            2006. County-wide pandemic exercise held October '06.


Broadband Deployment     Implement EDC recommendations to enhance            EDC, LCCC, BOS, COL (DED,      Improve connectivity,           1. Residential: Consultant hired to examine the cost and
Strategy                 broadband service and availability in Loudoun       DIT). COLPoC: Scott            accessibility and delivery of   potential market conditions of deploying fiber to LC
                         County.                                             Bashore/Larry Rosenstrauch     infrastructure.                 homes. 2. I-Net. An RFI has been developed and posted
                                                                                                                                            for fiber companies to provide estimates of installing fiber
                                                                                                                                            loops in LC. 3. Business Broadband. Webpage with
                                                                                                                                            Loudoun broadband providers currently available at
                                                                                                                                            http://www.loudoun.gov/broadband/faq3.htm. Broadband
                                                                                                                                            Initiatives. Webpage with Loudoun broadband providers
                                                                                                                                            currently available at
                                                                                                                                            http://www.loudoun.gov/broadband/faq3.htm. Verizon
                                                                                                                                            Cable franchise approved for fiber-in-the-home in Eastern
                                                                                                                                            Loudoun in '06.
Business Incentives      Evaluate business incentive strategies to advance   DED, BOS, BOSEDC, Land Use Advance entrepreneurship and Board-approved ULI study on feasibility alternatives for
                         entrepreneurship and business investment.           Committee: Robyn Bailey,   economic diversity.          county-owned site conducted October '05. A special BOS
                                                                             Supervisor Waters                                       meeting was held in November with school board
                                                                                                                                     members invited. The final ULI report was issued in
                                                                                                                                     February and is available online at
                                                                                                                                     http://www.loudoun.gov/business/panel/. The county has
                                                                                                                                     developed a PPEA process and published an RFPP for a
                                                                                                                                     master planner/developer, and is looking to partner with
                                                                                                                                     the schools.




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Destination Strategy       Design and implement a product development        LCVA, Heritage Sites, Towns    Protect and promote authentic   The Discover Loudoun's Heritage Pass has been
                           program to provide coordination, package          and Villages, DED, Loudoun's   cultural heritage.              completed. The Arcola Village revitalization concept was
                           development, and project management for           attractions and                                                included in the Rt. 50 Task Force Report with a request to
                           Loudoun’s cultural and heritage assets thereby    accommodations. COLPoC:                                        complete a feasibility study for the Slave Quarters and
                           increasing visitation and connecting leisure      Robyn Bailey                                                   potential visitors center. A feasibility forum on the Arcola
                           activities to overnight accommodations                                                                           Slave Quarters was held on March 24, 2006. It is hoped
                                                                                                                                            that the site can become a draw for heritage tourism in
                                                                                                                                            the county, a teaching site for Loudoun's schoolchildren,
                                                                                                                                            and a model to guide the enhancement of other historical
                                                                                                                                            sites in Loudoun County. Tourism Destination Strategy
                                                                                                                                            was adopted by BOS in March, the Strategic Growth
                                                                                                                                            initiatives for FY07 were adopted by BOS in April. LCVA
                                                                                                                                            and tourism workgroups are planning implementation
                                                                                                                                            while some projects are already underway. New in-room
                                                                                                                                            video on Loudoun complete. New niche publications and
                                                                                                                                            promotions completed for Girlfriend Getaway and Wine
                                                                                                                                            Country Getaway.

Health Insurance For       Explore alternative health insurance options &    LCCC. COLPoC: Dorri Morin.     Provide superior safety and     LCCC held information retreat in December 2004.
Small Businesses: Find     increase awareness for small businesses.                                         healthcare services.            Education Task Force complete. The Loudoun Free Clinic
status of Chamber of                                                                                                                        is operational at the Cornwall Campus in Leesburg.
Commerce health plan
study on options for lower
income working
Housing Trust Fund         Establish a housing trust fund to provide for a   BOS, Human Services            Increase availability of      $720,000 allocated by BOS. Housing Advisory Board
                           stable, dedicated funding source for workforce    Committee, Housing Advisory    workforce housing for Loudoun formed June 7, 2005, by BOS. HAB meets 3rd
                           housing initiatives.                              Board. EDCPoC: Tamar           employees.                    Wednesdays at 4 PM, working to define objectives,
                                                                             Datan/Kim Hart. COLPoC:                                      establish fund. HAB subcommittee formed to develop
                                                                             Sarah Etro                                                   recommendations. HAB established Housing Trust Fund
                                                                                                                                          committee to develop recommendations for use of
                                                                                                                                          Housing Trust Fund in collaboration with ADUAB. $1
                                                                                                                                          million in trust funds set for dedication to septic services
                                                                                                                                          for Loudoun community in need.




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Implementation of Rural   Resolve issues in Zoning Ordinance relative to   BOS, ZORC, REDC, EDC, Col Foster a stable, predictable and   The ZORC submitted a report to the Board in September
Economy: *Educate rural business environment and development process,      (DED, Development Agencies) efficient regulatory climate.    2005 addressing the Board's "Option 1" for the AR-1 and
businesses about new      and permitted uses.                              LCVA, NAIOP, NVBIA.                                          AR-2 Zoning Districts. The report and all associated
policies. *Educate                                                         EDCPoC: Bob Gordon .                                         materials submitted therewith are available online:
businesses countywide                                                      COLPoC: Linda Neri/Lou Nichols                               www.loudoun.govb&d/zoning/review. The final ZORC
about value of rural                                                                                                                    report was issued to the Board of Supervisors on
business following zoning                                                                                                               February 10th, 2006. The Planning Commission
ordinance decision.                                                                                                                     submitted its recommendations to the BOS on March 20,
                                                                                                                                        2006. The EDC PIC issued Resolution of Support to
                                                                                                                                        maintain and fill Lou Nichols' position following his
                                                                                                                                        retirement in June '06. The Planning Commission
                                                                                                                                        reviewed the comprehensive plan amendments related to
                                                                                                                                        rural zoning in the summer of 2006; the BOS then took
                                                                                                                                        the issue back up in September. The newest proposal,
                                                                                                                                        from Supervisor Mick Staton, was approved by the BOS
                                                                                                                                        December 5. The new plan increases final western
                                                                                                                                        buildout from 14,000 to 18,000 homes.
International Business   Facilitate the growth and expansion of international EDC-MBR, DED. COLPoC: Beth Brand and market Loudoun’s     Wolfgang Tolle awarded International Business
Development              businesses in Loudoun County.                        Hain                       assets.                        Ambassador contract for FY06. County's first marketing
                                                                                                                                        brochure for German markets completed, three German
                                                                                                                                        press articles about Loudoun have been printed. First
                                                                                                                                        international executives business breakfast held in early
                                                                                                                                        December. Supervisor Waters and Chairman York visited
                                                                                                                                        Frankfurt region of Germany with Tolle Dec 18-20. Tolle
                                                                                                                                        presented to the EDC in January '06. French brochure
                                                                                                                                        created. Series of events hosting representatives from
                                                                                                                                        Frankfurt, Germany held in June 2006. Visit to MTK
                                                                                                                                        region made in October 2006, with Sister-City agreement
                                                                                                                                        signed.
Main Street Loudoun      Facilitate economic development and               DED, COLPoC: Cindy Lintz      Create distinctive             2006: Completed Loudoun is Blooming project in April,
Partnership              communication between Loudoun towns &                                           neighborhoods and strong       attended national conference in June. Launched new
                         communities                                                                     amenities.                     website at www.mainstreetloudoun.org. Loudoun County
                                                                                                                                        Design Cabinet (associated with Main Street) awarded
                                                                                                                                        2006 Design Awards in July.
Modified Process         Implement Modified Land Development Process for COL (DED, Development           Foster a stable, predictable and Process being continually refined as projects enter the
Implementation           targeted economic development projects.         Agencies). COLPoC: Robyn        efficient regulatory climate.    system. Two projects in the system being tracked and
                                                                         Bailey                                                           monitored by DED. Will report out to BOS at later date.
                                                                                                                                          Two projects successfully completed. 1 Modified Process
                                                                                                                                          project completed March 2006.




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Protect business          Protect commercial land in key corridors from          BOS, Planning Commission,      Strengthen and protect key       The BOS approved the CPAMs in the Route 28 Tax
development and ensure    conversion to residential uses.                        COLPoC: Julie Pastor, Robyn    business and gateway             District in July 2005. The EDC PIC Committee convened
gateway aesthetics                                                               Bailey                         corridors.                       a special meeting with County staff in late July'06 to
                                                                                                                                                 discuss and understand the issues surrounding land
                                                                                                                                                 conversions from commercial to age-restricted housing
                                                                                                                                                 and mixed use development.
Rail to Loudoun by 2011   Evaluate and inform on issues and progress related     EDC-TIC; MWAA, MWCOG,          Support our airports as global   MWAA's proposal to take over operations of the Toll
                          to providing rail transit service to Loudoun County.   DCRA, Regional jurisdictions   gateways.                        Road and build the entire Dulles corridor Metrorail
                          Consider IAD perspective, economic development         and business organizations.                                     extension was accepted and an MOU with Virginia was
                          benefits, funding components, social planning          EDCPoC: Deborah Rochkind.                                       signed in late March. Governor Kaine announced in
                          concerns.                                              COLPoC: Kirby Bowers/Larry                                      September '06 that he will endorse the planned elevated
                                                                                 Rosenstrauch/Robyn Bailey                                       track through Tysons Corner, a decision that analysts say
                                                                                                                                                 will help keep the project on schedule and partially funded
                                                                                                                                                 by the federal government.

Route 50 Corridor Task    Create a task force to develop recommendations         BOS, Route 50 Task Force,      Strengthen and protect key       The final report was presented and adopted by the Board
Force                     for the Route 50 Corridor, including business and      EDC, LCCC, LCVA, WATF,         business and gateway             and is available on the web. TOT funds to complete the
                          tourism opportunities, and Arcola village              COL (DED, Development          corridors                        feasibility study regarding the slave quarters, Dean-Settle
                          revitalization                                         Agencies), landowners and land                                  House, and potential Visitors Center. TIC assisting Task
                                                                                 representatives. EDCPoC: John                                   Force as needed to keep momentum & ensure final report
                                                                                 Harris, Charles Yudd, TIC                                       implementation in 2006. The Board-approved
                                                                                                                                                 implementation plan has been broken into 4 pieces:
                                                                                                                                                 comprehensive planning & CTP; architectural guidelines;
                                                                                                                                                 landscaping guidelines; & the creation of a mixed-use
                                                                                                                                                 business district. The Plan Amendment for the mixed-use
                                                                                                                                                 business district will be in the public area in the spring of
                                                                                                                                                 2006, followed by the Zoning Amendment. Architectural
                                                                                                                                                 guidelines are complete and being sent to the Land Use
                                                                                                                                                 Transportation Committee in October '06, and the
                                                                                                                                                 landscaping ordinance will be going to the Board of
                                                                                                                                                 Supervisors in the spring.


Stregthen Community       Increase health care access through community          LCCC. COLPoC: David            Provide superior safety and      Working group has been formed exploring a community
Safety Net                centers.                                               Goodfriend                     healthcare services.             health center in Middleburg. Loudoun County can help
                                                                                                                                                 facilitate provider collaboration. Inova has purchased 94
                                                                                                                                                 acres along Route 50 for the Haseltine Shockey Medical
                                                                                                                                                 Campus, and is expected to open it in 5-8 years.




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Tax Relief For           Expand pilot program to provide assessment relief     Human Services Committee,    Increase availability of         $280,000 directed to Eastern Loudoun Revitalization
Revitalization           for the rehabilitation of housing units in targeted   Housing Advisory Board, EDC, workforce housing for Loudoun    Program to be used in conjunction with an expanded Tax
                         areas.                                                Business Community. EDCPoC: employees.                        Relief Program. Staffing hired for program
                                                                               Tamar Datan/Kim Hart                                          implementation.



Wayfinding               Develop a cohesive network of directional signs to DED, LCVA. COLPoC: Tricia        Protect and promote authentic   BOS approved $150,000 in TOF funds to initiate
                         guide citizens, visitors and businesses to key areas Simons/Cindy Lintz             cultural heritage.              Wayfinding system work. See "Route 50." LCVA
                         and attractions.                                                                                                    recommending continuation of funds in future years. An
                                                                                                                                             additional $150K was approved for FY07, scheduled for
                                                                                                                                             Budget Adjustment in July. Contractor selected and
                                                                                                                                             contract agreement with Frazier Associates.




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