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Posted on: April 25, 2023

Community Meeting #2: Ironhorse Business Park Proposal

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Town of Ashland residents and interested community members are invited and encouraged to attend a special meeting with Ashland Town Council and Town staff for a collaborative discussion and Q&A about the Ironhorse Business Park Proposal.


  • When: Monday, May 8th from 6:00-8:30pm
  • Where: Ashland Town Hall (121 Thompson Street)
  • Who: Members of Ashland Town Council, Town staff, residents, and community members

Agenda & Format

To allow for collaborative and constructive discussion and to ensure all members of the public who wish to provide comments or pose questions to Town staff and Town Council have the time to do so, this meeting will be conducted via the below format. 

Participants are encouraged to arrive by 6:00 pm to ensure full participation in all aspects of the meeting.

  • 6:00-6:30 pm: Stations & Information Gathering
    Participants will have the opportunity to visit informational stations organized by proposed land use and/or topic and review maps, diagrams, and renderings. Town staff with expertise in Planning & Community Development will be on hand to provide additional information and answer questions informally. During this time, participants with questions or comments they would like posed to the larger group will be asked to write those questions on index cards, which will be collected by Town staff.

  • 6:30-8:30 pm: Question & Answer Session
    Town staff will assemble all submitted index cards and read every question or comment aloud to Town staff and Ashland Town Council. Town Council, Town staff, and/or the applicant will answer every question and address every comment to the best of their ability. All comments or questions will be read, even those that are duplicative or of a similar nature, in order to ensure transparency. Questions or comments may be submitted by name or anonymously, but commenters are encouraged to leave contact information on their cards so Town staff may follow up as necessary.

Background Information

Click here for an overview of the proposal and the full application. Questions about the application ahead of the meeting should be sent to or call (804) 798-9219.

Participation Note

In accordance with the Town of Ashland's public meeting guidelines, this community meeting will be broadcast live on our website and on Comcast Channel 17. A recording of this meeting and meeting minutes will be made available as soon as possible following the event. 

Questions about this meeting format or how to get engaged with the Town? Contact Martha J. Miller, Community Engagement Manager at or (804) 798-9219.

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