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Supervisors Prefer Milton Site For Firing Range

Supervisors Prefer Milton Site For Firing Range

The Albemarle Supervisors have designated some University of Virginia property in the Milton area as their preferred site for a new indoor firearms range. It would be used to train members of the city, county and University Police. Scottsville District Supervisor Petie Craddock (pictured left) wants the structure to have an acceptable appearance, because people on the other side of the Rivanna River would be able to see it. It would also be visible from Monticello, and the county plans to consult those who manage Thomas Jefferson’s estate. The county will also have a process to get feedback from residents of the Milton area. The supervisors have scrapped plans to create a firearms range on land the county owns in the Keene area.