Town Planner Bonadeo Retiring; Replacement Appointed

Town Planner Tom Bonadeo's last day is May 28. (Wave photo)

Town Planner Tom Bonadeo’s last day is May 28. (Wave photo)


May 20, 2013

Cape Charles Town Planner Tom Bonadeo had planned to retire November 1, but recently moved up the date. His last day of work now will be Tuesday, May 28.

Town Manager Heather Arcos has announced that Robert Testerman will become the new Town Planner as of Friday, May 31.

Testerman is the Land Use Planner for Accomack County, where he has worked for six years.  He is a 2006 graduate of Virginia Tech.

Arcos said that three candidates were interviewed for the Town Planner position.

One of Bonadeo’s final projects is to set limits on residential occupancy in the Harbor District. He has urged the Cape Charles Planning Commission to recommend that density be calculated according to a formula known as Floor Area Ratio (FAR). [Read more…]