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CLERK'S BOARD SUMMARY

February 22, 1999

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The meeting was called to order at 9:35 a.m., with all Members being present, with the exception of Supervisor Hyland, and with Chairman Hanley presiding.

Supervisor Hyland arrived at 11:00 a.m.

Others present were Robert J. O'Neill, Jr., County Executive; David P. Bobzien, County Attorney; Catherine A. Chianese, Assistant to the County Executive; Christina M. Manning, Assistant to the County Executive; Nancy Vehrs, Clerk to the Board of Supervisors; and Patti M. Hicks, Deputy Clerk to the Board of Supervisors.

BOARD MATTERS

2.

MOMENT OF SILENCE (Tape 1)

Chairman Hanley asked that the Board observe a moment of silence for the family of the late Virginia Mooneyhan, mother of Ms. Ann Richardson, Office of the Clerk to the Board.

Chairman Hanley and Supervisor Kauffman simultaneously asked everyone to remember in their thoughts and prayers the family of the late Laura Cambern who died recently.

Supervisor Dix asked everyone to remember in their thoughts and prayers the family of the late Robert F. Clark who died recently. Mr. Clark was the former principal of James Madison High School.

Supervisor Gross asked everyone to remember in their thoughts and prayers the family of the late Gale Parkison Gotschall who died recently.

3.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN EMPLOYEES ENSEMBLE PERFORMS (Tape 1)

Chairman Hanley stated that February is being celebrated as African-American History Month. She introduced the African-American Employees Ensemble that performed for the Board today.

AGENDA ITEMS

4.

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION PRESENTED TO THE 75-POUND VIENNA BULLDOGS AND THE 110-POUND BRADDOCK ROAD YOUTH CLUB (BRYC) RAMS (Tape 1)

Supervisor Dix moved approval of the Certificate of Recognition presented to the 110-pound Braddock Road Youth Club (BRYC) Rams for winning the Metropolitan Youth Super Bowl football championship. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Hyland not yet having arrived.

Supervisor Dix moved approval of the Certificate of Recognition presented to the 75-pound Vienna Bulldogs for winning the Metropolitan Youth Super Bowl football championship. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Hyland not yet having arrived.

5.

PROCLAMATION DESIGNATING MARCH 1999 AS “WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH” IN FAIRFAX COUNTY (Tape 1)

Chairman Hanley relinquished the Chair to Acting-Chairman Dix and moved approval of the Proclamation designating March as “Women's History Month” in Fairfax County. Supervisor Connolly seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Hyland not yet having arrived.

Edwin S. Clay, III, Director, Library Administration, thanked the Commission for Women for the books about famous women which have been donated to the library.

6.

RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE WOMEN'S CENTER ON THE OCCASION OF ITS TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY (Tape 1)

Chairman Hanley moved adoption of the Resolution recognizing the Women's Center on the occasion of its twenty-fifth Anniversary. Supervisor Connolly seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Hyland being out of the room.

Acting-Chairman Dix returned the gavel to Chairman Hanley.

7.

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION PRESENTED TO MR. SCOTT HUCH FOR HIS YEARS OF SERVICE AS REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE TENANT LANDLORD COMMISSION (Tape 1)

Supervisor Gross stated that Mr. Scott Huch could not be present for the Board meeting because of illness. Therefore, Supervisor Gross asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to reschedule the presentation. Without objection, it was so ordered.

8.

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION PRESENTED TO CRESTAR BANK FOR DONATING SPACE FOR A NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY FOR MIDDLE-SCHOOL-AGED YOUTH (Tape 1)

Supervisor Dix moved approval of the Certificate of Recognition presented to Crestar Bank for donating space for a New Year's Eve party for middle-school-aged youth. Chairman Hanley seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Connolly and Supervisor Hyland being out of the room.

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9.

PRESENTATION BY THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE ON THE RECOMMENDED FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2000 BUDGET (Tapes 2-3)

Robert J. O'Neill, Jr., County Executive, presented the recommended Fiscal Year (FY) 2000 Budget.

Discussion followed the presentation, with input from Edward L. Long, Jr., Director, Department of Management and Budget (DMB).

Supervisor Bulova, Chairman, Budget Committee, announced the following workshops:

  • Monday, March 15, 1999, 9 a.m.-12 noon with a presentation on all the Task Forces' work.
  • Monday, April 12, 1999, 9 a.m.-12 noon.

Following discussion, with input from Mr. Long, Chairman Hanley relinquished the Chair to Vice-Chairman Hyland and asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to include discussion of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) on the agenda for the April 12 workshop. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Vice-Chairman Hyland returned the gavel to Chairman Hanley.

Following discussion, with input from Mr. O'Neill, Supervisor Connolly asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to provide the percentage of School Division employees who are eligible for a merit increment. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Following further discussion, Chairman Hanley relinquished the Chair to Vice-Chairman Hyland and asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to provide the chart comparison of School Division salary adjustments with County adjustments from FY 1992 to the present.

Supervisor Kauffman asked to amend the request to direct staff to supplement the chart with examples of common School Division and regular County employees by tracking their respective salaries through the years, and this was accepted.

Without objection, the request, as amended, was so ordered.

Vice-Chairman Hyland returned the gavel to Chairman Hanley.

Following further discussion, with input from Mr. O'Neill, Supervisor Frey asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to provide an update on the status of the nurses for the Adult Detention Center (ADC) and information on the five newly-requested nurses. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Following further discussion, with input from Mr. O'Neill and Mr. Long, Supervisor Dix asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to include discussion of the following on the agenda for the workshop:

  • Additional funding for local transportation improvements.
  • Issues related to managed competition and delivery of services.
  • The issue of consolidation with the School Division.

Without objection, it was so ordered.

Following discussion, Supervisor Dix moved that the Budget Committee present at the April 12, 1999 workshop the recommended elements that will be presented for consideration at the Budget Markup meeting on April 19, 1999. Supervisor Frey seconded the motion.

Chairman Hanley restated the motion as directing that all markup proposals be presented at the workshop on April 12, 1999.

Following discussion, Chairman Hanley suggested that the Board might consider conducting the April 12 workshop in the Board Auditorium.

The question was called on the motion, which carried by unanimous vote.

Following further discussion, with input from Mr. O'Neill, Supervisor Hyland asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to provide information and projections as to the growth in residential units. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Supervisor Kauffman asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to provide a chart detailing how the percentages from the different revenue sources have changed over the past two decades. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Supervisor Mendelsohn asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to request from the School Division information regarding the competitiveness of teacher salaries with neighboring jurisdictions. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Supervisor Mendelsohn asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to request from the School Division:

  • An explanation as to why two percent student growth has resulted in a 7.6 percent requirement growth.
  • A breakdown of the 476 or 563 new positions, or both, into how many of them are classroom teachers.

Without objection, it was so ordered.

Following discussion, with input from Mr. O'Neill and Mr. Long, Supervisor Gross asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to provide:

  • A chart detailing the fluctuation of the refuse collection rate over the years.
  • An explanation as to what the request for a Woman's Program Officer in the Department of Fire and Rescue would have entailed, why the position was zeroed out, and whether the Police Department has a similar position.
  • A cost analysis of the $10 increase (from $60 to $70) in the health insurance subsidy to retirees, as requested by the Employee Advisory Council (EAC).

Without objection, it was so ordered.

Following discussion, with input from Mr. Long and Mr. O'Neill, Chairman Hanley announced that the Board's Information Technology Committee will schedule a meeting to discuss the return on investment of information technology expenditures.

Chairman Hanley relinquished the Chair to Vice-Chairman Hyland and asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to:

  • Provide the ratios, history, and requests for clinic room aides and school nurses.
  • Provide an update on streetlight requests including all the previous attachments to the list and develop a Consideration Item on this request.
  • Provide a status report on the Spot Improvement Plan.
  • Focus on transit funding expansion once the current session of the General Assembly is adjourned.
  • Review the equity issue in like positions between the School Division and the County.

Without objection, it was so ordered.

Vice-Chairman Hyland returned the gavel to Chairman Hanley.

Mr. O'Neill expressed his appreciation to Mr. Long and his staff, agency budget personnel, and agency directors for their work in developing the budget.

Supervisor Kauffman asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to review the issue of streetlights in terms of traffic safety in addition to overall crime. Without objection, it was so ordered.

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ORDERS OF THE DAY (Tape 3)

Chairman Hanley announced that because of the lateness of the hour, Board Matters would be presented later in the afternoon.

(NOTE: Later in the meeting, Board Matters were presented. See Clerk's Summary Items CL#25-59, CL#64-82, and CL#92.)

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REPORT ON GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTIVITIES (Tape 3)

Supervisor Connolly, Chairman, Board's Legislative Committee, briefly outlined the 1999 Legislative Report Number Three dated February 22, 1999 and moved that the Board adopt the report as circulated. Supervisor Hyland seconded the motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

Chairman Hanley relinquished the Chair to Vice-Chairman Hyland and moved that the Board direct staff to form a staff committee to work with the community regarding a museum of history and technology. Vice-Chairman Hyland seconded the motion.

Supervisor Connolly asked to amend the motion to direct staff to work with Delegate James Scott regarding this museum, and this was accepted. The question was called on the motion, as amended, which carried by unanimous vote.

Chairman Hanley called the Board's attention to the Virginia Municipal League's (VML) Status of Blight Legislation and asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to analyze this document to determine the legislation's effect on the County. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Vice-Chairman Hyland returned the gavel to Chairman Hanley.

Supervisor Connolly reminded the Board that the next meeting of the Legislative Committee will be Friday, March 5, 1999 at 4 p.m.

Supervisor Dix expressed his dissatisfaction with the fact that he was not notified of any committee meetings regarding Driving Under the Influence (DUI) legislation.

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APPOINTMENTS TO CITIZEN BOARDS, AUTHORITIES, COMMISSIONS AND ADVISORY GROUPS (Tape 4)

AIRPORTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Supervisor Dix moved the appointment of Mr. Richard Kraft as the Hunter Mill District Representative to the Airports Advisory Committee. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

(NOTE: The appointments of the Braddock and the Dranesville District Representatives to the Airports Advisory Committee were deferred.)

ATHLETIC COUNCIL

Chairman Hanley moved the appointment of Dr. Eul-Mo (John) Kang as the At-Large (Diverse Population) Representative to the Athletic Council. Supervisor Gross seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

Supervisor Hyland moved the following reappointments to the Athletic Council:

  • Mr. Mike W. Viilo, Jr. as the Mount Vernon District (Principal) Representative.
  • Mr. Elliott Tepper as the Mount Vernon District (Alternate) Representative.

Supervisor Connolly seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

Supervisor Frey moved the following reappointment to the Athletic Council:

· Mr. David Lacey as the Sully District (Principal) Representative.

Supervisor Frey stated his belief that the Sully District Alternate Representative to the Athletic Council should also be on the list as expiring and moved the following reappointment:

· Mr. Tom Bibbens as the Sully District (Alternate) Representative.

Supervisor Connolly seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

Supervisor Dix moved the following reappointments to the Athletic Council:

  • Mr. Harold Leff as the Hunter Mill District (Principal) Representative.
  • Mr. William Bouie as the Hunter Mill District (Alternate) Representative.

Supervisor Connolly seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

(NOTE: The appointments of the Dranesville District Principal and Alternate Representatives to the Athletic Council were deferred.)

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION OF REAL ESTATE ASSESSMENTS

Chairman Hanley moved the appointment of Mr. James R. Hart to fill the unexpired term of Mr. James Falk, Jr., as an At-Large (Citizen) Representative to the Board of Equalization of Real Estate Assessments. Supervisor Connolly seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

CELEBRATE FAIRFAX, INCORPORATED, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Supervisor Dix moved the appointment of Mr. Ben Jarratt as an At-Large Representative to the Celebrate Fairfax, Incorporated, Board of Directors. Supervisor Hyland seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

COMMISSION ON ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION AND TRANSPLANTATION

(NOTE: The appointment of the Lee District Representative to the Commission on Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation was deferred.)

COMMUNITY ACTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

(NOTE: The appointment of the Mason District Representative to the Community Action Advisory Committee was deferred.)

COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE

Chairman Hanley moved the reappointment of Ms. Eileen Manning as the At-Large Representative to the Community Improvement Committee. Supervisor Connolly seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

[NOTE: The appointments of the Braddock, Dranesville, Mason (Fairdale Community) and Sully District Representatives to the Community Improvement Committee were deferred.]

CONSUMER PROTECTION COMMISSION

Supervisor Dix moved the appointment of Mr. George Creed to fill the unexpired term of Mr. Paul Robinson as an At-Large (Resident of Fairfax County) Representative to the Consumer Protection Committee. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADVISORY BOARD

(NOTE: The appointment of the Mason District Representative to the Criminal Justice Advisory Board was deferred.)

ENGINEERING STANDARDS REVIEW COMMITTEE

CONFIRMATIONS NEEDED:

Supervisor Connolly moved that the Board confirm the following appointments to the Engineering Standards Review Committee:

  • Mr. Ronald N. Kirkpatrick as the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPW&ES), Office of Capital Facilities Representative; and
  • Mr. John R. Lehman as the DPW&ES Technical Advisor and Administrator.

Supervisor Bulova seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

FAIRFAX AREA DISABILITY SERVICES BOARD

(NOTE: The appointment of the Sully District Representative to the Fairfax Area Disability Services Board was deferred.)

FAIRFAX-FALLS CHURCH COMMUNITY SERVICES BOARD

(NOTE: The appointment of the Providence District Representative to the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board was deferred.)

HISTORY COMMISSION

[NOTE: The appointment of the At-Large (Citizen) Representative to the History Commission was deferred.]

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

Chairman Hanley moved the appointment of Ms. Virginia Peters as an At-Large (Citizen) Representative to the Human Rights Commission. Supervisor Connolly seconded the motion.

Following discussion, Supervisor Dix asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to review the membership of the Human Rights Commission and report with the legal requirements for the membership on the Human Rights Commission. Without objection, it was so ordered.

The question was called on the motion, which carried by unanimous vote.

INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Supervisor Dix moved the appointment of Mr. Mike Pocalyko as an At-Large Representative to the Industrial Development Authority. Supervisor Frey seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

JUVENILE COURT CITIZEN ADVISORY COUNCIL

(NOTE: The appointment of the Hunter Mill and the Providence District Representatives to the Juvenile Court Citizen Advisory Council were deferred.)

MECHANICAL ADVISORY (HVAC) BOARD

[NOTE: The appointments of the two At-Large (Master Mechanics), the At-Large (Mechanical/Professional Engineer), and the At-Large (Manufacturer/Distributor) Representative to the Mechanical Advisory (HVAC) Board were deferred.]

MILLENNIUM STEERING COMMITTEE

Chairman Hanley moved the appointment of Mr. Franklin D. Bonitto as the At-Large Representative to the Millennium Steering Committee. Supervisor Connolly seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

Supervisor Bulova moved the appointment of Ms. Joanne H. Swick as the Braddock District Representative to the Millennium Steering Committee. Supervisor Hyland seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

Supervisor Mendelsohn moved the appointment of Mr. John C. Backus as the Dranesville District Representative to the Millennium Steering Committee. Supervisor Gross seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

Supervisor Hyland moved the appointment of Mr. James R. Davis as the Mount Vernon District Representative to the Millennium Steering Committee. Supervisor Connolly seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

Supervisor Connolly moved the appointment of Ms. Theda Parrish as the Providence District Representative to the Millennium Steering Committee. Supervisor Kauffman seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

Supervisor McConnell moved the appointment of Mr. Bernie Cieplak as the Springfield District Representative to the Millennium Steering Committee. Supervisor Kauffman seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

(NOTE: The appointments of the Hunter Mill and the Sully District Representatives to the Millennium Steering Committee were deferred.)

CONFIRMATIONS NEEDED:

Supervisor Connolly moved that the Board confirm the following appointments to the Millennium Steering Committee:

  • Mr. Husam Misleh as the Arab-American Institute Representative.
  • Ms. Toni McMahon as the Arts/Cultural Representative.
  • Ms. Charlotte Peed as the Celebrate Fairfax, Incorporated, Representative.
  • Mr. Sanford Beckett as the Faith Communities Representative.
  • Ms. Karen Washburn as the Historic Sites Representative.
  • Dr. Gerald Gordon as the Hotel and Tour Industries Representative.
  • Ms. Traci Kendall as a Higher Education Representative.
  • Ms. Sharon Baroncelli as the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce Representative.
  • Ms. Jane Kornblut as a Service Organization Representative.
  • Ms. Surrjit Kaur as a Service Organization Representative.
  • Mr. John Ritzert as the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce Representative.
  • Mayor John Mason as the City of Fairfax Representative.
  • Ms. Nancy-Jo Manney as the Springfield Chamber of Commerce Representative.
  • Ms. Pam Toby as the Reston Chamber of Commerce Representative.
  • Ms. Jennifer Cohen as a Service Organization Representative.

Supervisor Bulova seconded the motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

Following discussion, Supervisor Mendelsohn asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to consult with the Economic Development Authority (EDA) regarding their representation on this committee. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Following further discussion, with input from Catherine Tuck Parrish, Assistant to the County Executive, Supervisor Connolly asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to add representatives from the Committee of 100 and the League of Women Voters. Without objection, it was so ordered.

PLUMBING ADVISORY BOARD

[NOTE: The appointments of the At-Large (Master Plumber) and the At-Large (Professional Engineer) Representatives to the Plumbing Advisory Board were deferred.]

POLICE RETIREMENT BOARD

Chairman Hanley moved the reappointment of Mr. Brant Baber as the At-Large (Citizen) Representative to the Police Retirement Board. Supervisor Connolly seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

ROAD VIEWERS BOARD

(NOTE: The appointments of the two At-Large Representatives to the Road Viewers Board were deferred.)

TENANT LANDLORD COMMISSION

[NOTE: The appointments of the two At-Large (Tenants) and the At-Large (Landlord) Representative to the Tenant Landlord Commission were deferred.]

TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMISSION

Supervisor McConnell moved the appointment of Mr. Jerry Little as the Springfield District Representative to the Transportation Advisory Commission. Supervisor Frey seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

TREE COMMISSION

(NOTE: The appointment of the Springfield District Representative to the Tree Commission was deferred.)

UNIFORMED RETIREMENT SYSTEM

CONFIRMATION NEEDED:

Supervisor Connolly moved that the Board confirm the following appointment to the Uniformed Retirement System:

· Lieutenant Harry E. Scott as the Fire and Rescue Department Representative.

Supervisor McConnell seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

UPPER OCCOQUAN SEWAGE AUTHORITY

CONFIRMATION NEEDED:

Supervisor Frey moved that the Board confirm the following appointment to the Upper Occoquan Sewage Authority:

· Mr. Richard Gozikowski as the Fairfax County (Principal) Representative.

Supervisor Connolly seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

(NOTE: Later in the meeting, the Board made additional appointments. See Clerk's Summary Items CL#15, CL#30, and CL#78.)

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ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS (Tape 4)

Supervisor Connolly moved approval of the Administrative Items. Supervisor Hyland seconded the motion.

Supervisor Dix called the Board's attention to Administrative Item 7 - Authorization to Advertise a Public Hearing on the Acquisition of Certain Land Rights Necessary for the Construction of the Presidents Park Complex (Hunter Mill District) and asked to amend the motion to consider this item separately, and this was accepted.

Supervisor Dix called the Board's attention to Administrative Item 10 – Supplemental Appropriation Resolution (SAR) AS 99055 for the Department of Family Services to Accept Funds from the Virginia Governor's Employment and Training Department and the Northern Virginia Regional Partnership to Operate Training Programs for the Employment of Dislocated Workers in High Technology Fields and a discussion ensued with input from Dana W. Paige, Director, Department of Family Services.

The question was called on the motion to approve the Administrative Items, as amended, which carried by unanimous vote, Supervisor Bulova, Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Frey, Supervisor Gross, Supervisor Hyland, Supervisor Kauffman, Supervisor McConnell, Supervisor Mendelsohn, and Chairman Hanley voting "AYE."

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ADMIN 1 – STREETS INTO THE SECONDARY SYSTEM (DRANESVILLE, MOUNT VERNON PROVIDENCE AND SULLY DISTRICTS)

Approved the request that certain streets listed in the Memorandum to the Board dated February 22, 1999 be recommended into the State Secondary System:

Subdivision District Street

Chamborley Dranesville Rosemore Court

Pettit's Landing Mount Vernon Justin Road

(Purk's Addition) Purks Court

Whitestone Providence Whitestone Hill Court

Idylwood Road, Route 695

Additional right-of-way

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Long Meadow Sully Yellow Poplar Drive

Juglan Court

Claybank Lane

Willow Ponds Sully Autumn Willow Drive,

Route 7988

Myrtle Leaf Drive

ADMIN 2 - INSTALLATION OF MULTI-WAY STOPS AT COMMONWEALTH BOULEVARD/GAINESBOROUGH DRIVE (EAST INTERSECTION), COMMONWEALTH BOULEVARD/PUMPHREY DRIVE (MIDDLE INTERSECTION), AND POMMEROY DRIVE/BRONTE DRIVE (BRADDOCK DISTRICT)

  • Endorsed the installation of multi-way stops at the following intersections:
  • Commonwealth Boulevard/Gainesborough Drive (East Intersection).
  • Commonwealth Boulevard/Pumphrey Drive (Middle Intersection).
  • Pommeroy Drive/Bronte Drive.
  • Directed staff to request the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to approve the installation of the multi-way stops and install these signs at the earliest possible date.

ADMIN 3 - INSTALLATION OF MULTI-WAY STOPS AT LITTLE ROCKY RUN CIRCLE/SUNSET RIDGE ROAD, SPRINGSTONE DRIVE/UNION SPRINGS LANE, AND STONEFIELD DRIVE/ROCKLAND DRIVE (SULLY DISTRICT)

  • Endorsed the installation of multi-way stops at the following intersections:
  • Little Rocky Run Circle/Sunset Ridge Road.
  • Springstone Drive/Union Springs Lane.
  • Stonefield Drive/Rockland Drive.
  • Directed staff to request the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to approve the installation of the multi-way stops and install these signs at the earliest possible date.

ADMIN 4 - INSTALLATION OF MULTI-WAY STOPS AT ROGERS DRIVE/ADAMS LANE, ROGERS DRIVE/ELMWOOD DRIVE, LAWRENCE DRIVE/ADAMS LANE, AND LAWRENCE DRIVE/ELMWOOD DRIVE (PROVIDENCE DISTRICT)

  • Endorsed the installation of multi-way stops at the following intersections:
  • Rogers Drive/Adams Lane.
  • Rogers Drive/Elmwood Drive.
  • Lawrence Drive/Adams Lane.
  • Lawrence Drive/Elmwood Drive.
  • Directed staff to request the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to approve the installation of the multi-way stops and install these signs at the earliest possible date.

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ADMIN 5 - APPROVAL OF FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2000 STATE GRANT APPLICATION FOR RIDESOURCES (COUNTYWIDE)

Adopted a Resolution authorizing the submittal of a grant application in the amount of $317,000, to the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (VDRPT) for the marketing and promotion of ridesharing and transit services during Fiscal Year (FY) 2000.

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ADMIN 6 - AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN LAND RIGHTS NECESSARY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE SHIRLEY ACRES SANITARY SEWER EXTENSION AND IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT)

Authorized the advertisement of a public hearing to be held before the Board on March 22, 1999 at 4:30 p.m. on the acquisition of certain land rights necessary for the construction of Project X00823 (P00004) - Shirley Acres Sanitary Sewer Extension and Improvement.

ADMIN 7 – AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN LAND RIGHTS NECESSARY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PRESIDENTS PARK COMPLEX (HUNTER MILL DISTRICT)

(NOTE: Later in the meeting action was taken to defer this item. See Clerk's Summary Item CL#14.)

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ADMIN 8 - AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CODE OF THE COUNTY OF FAIRFAX, CHAPTER 82 (MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) TO EXPAND THE CULMORE RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING DISTRICT (RPPD),DISTRICT 9 (MASON DISTRICT)

Authorized the advertisement of a public hearing to be held before the Board on March 22, 1999 at 4:00 p.m. to consider a proposed amendment to Appendix G, of the Code of the County of Fairfax, Chapter 82 (Motor Vehicles and Traffic) to expand the Culmore Residential Permit Parking District (RPPD), District 9.

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ADMIN 9 - AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CODE OF THE COUNTY OF FAIRFAX, CHAPTER 82 (MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) TO EXPAND THE CHANTILLY RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING DISTRICT (RPPD)

Authorized the advertisement of a public hearing to be held before the Board on March 22, 1999 at 4:30 p.m. to consider a proposed amendment to Appendix G, of the Code of the County of Fairfax, Chapter 82 (Motor Vehicles and Traffic) to expand the Chantilly Residential Permit Parking District (RPPD), District 29.

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ADMIN 10 - SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION RESOLUTION (SAR) AS 99055 FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY SERVICES TO ACCEPT FUNDS FROM THE VIRGINIA GOVERNOR'S EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING DEPARTMENT AND THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA REGIONAL PARTNERSHIP TO OPERATE TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF DISLOCATED WORKERS IN HIGH TECHNOLOGY FIELDS

(NOTE: Earlier in the meeting there was discussion regarding this item. See Clerk's Summary page 14.)

Approved Supplemental Appropriation Resolution (SAR) AS 99055 in the amount of $440,099 to support the retraining of dislocated workers from the region specifically in technology-oriented skills as a response to the current high technology industry workforce shortage.

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ADMIN 11 - SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION RESOLUTION (SAR) AS 99056 FOR THE FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT TO ACCEPT AN ADDITIONAL GRANT AWARD IN THE AMOUNT OF $275,000 FROM THE UNITED STATES (US) AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, BUREAU FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE, OFFICE OF FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE

Approved Supplemental Appropriation Resolution (SAR) AS 99056 in the amount of $275,000 from the United States (US) Agency for International Development/Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) to enhance the Fire and Rescue Department's international search and rescue capabilities.

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ADMIN 12 - AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSAL TO ABANDON PORTIONS OF OLD SPRINGHOUSE ROAD (PROVIDENCE DISTRICT)

Authorized the advertisement of a public hearing to be held before the Board on March 22, 1999 at 5:00 p.m. to consider the abandonment of portions of Old Springhouse Road (Route 3543).

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ADMIN 7 – AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN LAND RIGHTS NECESSARY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PRESIDENTS PARK COMPLEX (HUNTER MILL DISTRICT) (Tape 4)

Supervisor Dix moved to defer the public hearing on the acquisition of interests in real property necessary for the construction of Private Developer Project PD0070 Presidents Park Complex until March 22, 1999 at 5:30 p.m. Supervisor Connolly seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

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APPOINTMENT TO THE HUMAN SERVICES COUNCIL (Tape 4)

(NOTE: Earlier in the meeting the Board made appointments. See Clerk's Summary Item CL#12.)

Supervisor McConnell moved the appointment of Mr. Hong Kim to fill the unexpired term of Mr. Robert Bentley as the Springfield District Representative to the Human Services Council. Supervisor Dix seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

(NOTE: Later in the meeting, the Board took action to express appreciation to Mr. Bentley. See Clerk's Summary Item CL#76.)

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A-1 - APPROVAL OF THE ANNUAL FAIRFAX COUNTY ROAD MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (FCRMIP) STATUS REPORT (COUNTYWIDE) (Tape 4)

Supervisor Hyland moved that that the Board concur in the recommendation of staff and approve the Annual Fairfax County Road Maintenance and Improvement Program (FCRMIP) Status Report. Supervisor Connolly seconded the motion.

Following a brief discussion, with input from Robert J. O'Neill, Jr., County Executive, and Howard J. Guba, Director, Office of Capital Facilities, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPW&ES), the question was called on the motion, which carried by unanimous vote.

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A-2 - REGIONAL STORMWATER MANAGEMENT POND S-05 REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT (DRANESVILLE DISTRICT) (Tape 4)

On motion of Supervisor Mendelsohn, seconded by Supervisor Connolly, and carried by unanimous vote, the Board concurred in the recommendation of staff and authorized the execution of an Agreement to reimburse Mena Corporation, from pro rata share collections for land rights and easement dedication to implement Project SU0005, Regional Stormwater Management Pond S-05, in Fund 316, Pro Rata Share Drainage Construction.

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A-3 - ADMINISTRATIVE REVISIONS TO THE PERSONNEL REGULATIONS (Tape 4)

On motion of Supervisor Gross, seconded by Supervisor Connolly, and carried by unanimous vote, the Board concurred in the recommendation of staff and approved the proposed administrative revisions to the Personnel Regulations.

19.

A-4 - BOARD APPROVAL ON THE NUMBER OF TAXICAB CERTIFICATES TO BE AUTHORIZED IN 1999 (Tape 4)

On motion of Supervisor Connolly, seconded by Supervisor Bulova, and carried by unanimous vote, the Board concurred in the recommendation of staff and adopted an allocation of 16 additional taxicab certificates for 1999 and directed the Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) to consider an allocation plan among applicants that will increase the number of handicapped-equipped taxis.

20.

A-5 - AUTHORIZATION TO ISSUE A REQUEST FOR A PROPOSAL FOR A PHOTO RED LIGHT MONITORING SYSTEM (COUNTYWIDE) (Tape 4)

Supervisor Connolly and Supervisor Gross simultaneously moved that the Board concur in the recommendation of staff and authorize the issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Photo Red Light Monitoring System to be utilized at up to 10 simultaneous locations throughout the County. Supervisor McConnell seconded the motion.

Following discussion, with input from Bruce W. Taylor, Staff, Department of Transportation, Supervisor Dix referred to a letter he received from Mr. Dan Carney, a constituent in the Hunter Mill District, and asked unanimous consent to direct staff to review the issues raised in the letter and prepare a response. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Supervisor Connolly asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to review possible uses to enhance traffic safety with the excess revenue projected to be developed by this program in the out years and provide a recommendation. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Following further discussion, with input from Mr. Taylor and David P. Bobzien, County Attorney, the question was called on the motion, which carried by unanimous vote.

21.

I-1 – CONTRACT AWARD - ACCOTINK PUMPING STATION REHABILITATION (MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT) (Tape 4)

The Board next considered an item contained in the Memorandum to the Board dated February 22, 1999 requesting authorization for staff to award a contract to M. A. Bongiovanni, Incorporated, in the amount of $2,837,000 for the construction of Project X00942, Accotink Pumping Station Rehabilitation, in Fund 402, Sewer Bond Extension and Improvement.

The staff was directed administratively to proceed as proposed.

22.

I-2 - LOCAL SUPPORT AND WAIVER REQUEST LETTERS TO THE VIRGINIA HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ON MANCHESTER LAKES SENIORS APARTMENTS, PHASE II (LEE DISTRICT) (No Tape)

(NOTE: Information Item Two was withdrawn from the agenda.)

23.

I-3 - CONTRACT AMENDMENT - ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES FOR THE GUM SPRINGS GLENN PROJECT (MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT) (Tape 4)

The Board next considered an item contained in the Memorandum to the Board dated February 22, 1999 requesting authorization for staff to amend the contract with Rust Orling and Neal, in the amount of $301,000 and encumber an additional $30,100 for contingency for the purchase of land located at 7837 Richmond Highway. Funding is available in Project 014056, Gum Springs Elderly, in Fund 144, Housing Trust Fund.

Following discussion, with input from Michael J. Scheurer, Director, Development and Real Estate Finance Division, Department of Housing and Community Development, staff was directed administratively to proceed as proposed.

24.

I-4 - FORUM FOR PLACES OF WORSHIP AND NONPROFIT INSTITUTIONS (COUNTYWIDE) (Tape 4)

The Board next considered an item contained in the Memorandum to the Board dated February 22, 1999 presenting information item on an upcoming forum to be presented by the Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) for places of worship and other nonprofit institutions. The forum is being held to acquaint them with Fairfax County's development process.

The staff was directed administratively to proceed as proposed.

ADDITIONAL BOARD MATTERS

25.

EXHIBITING THE USS FAIRFAX BELL (Tape 4)

Chairman Hanley stated that after the decommissioning of the USS Fairfax in 1994, the United States (US) Navy presented Fairfax County with the ship's bell. As a result of the History Commission's inquiry, the current location of the bell was reestablished.

Chairman Hanley stated that the ship's bell is a fitting symbol for public display.

Chairman Hanley relinquished the Chair to Vice-Chairman Hyland and asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to look into providing an appropriate location to publicly exhibit the USS Fairfax and report with recommendations. Without objection, it was so ordered.

26.

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS' OUTREACH AWARDS (Tape 4)

Chairman Hanley informed the Board of the annual district outreach awards sponsored by the National Association of Conservation District, which represents approximately 3,000 conservation districts across the United States (US). This past fall, the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District (NVSWCD) entered two of its publications for consideration. You and Your Land, a Homeowner's Guide for the Potomac River Basin won first place in the country in the special publication category. Conservation Currents, the district's bi-monthly newsletter won second place in the newsletter category.

To acknowledge this honor, Chairman Hanley moved that the Board direct staff to prepare a Proclamation and invite the appropriate staff at the NVSWCD to receive it at a future Board meeting. Supervisor Dix seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

27.

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION FROM THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (VDOT) ON THE STATUS OF ITS REGIONAL SIGNAL SYNCHRONIZATION PROJECT (Tape 4)

Chairman Hanley stated that during the November 23, 1998, Board meeting she asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to request a report from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) on the status of their Regional Signal Synchronization Project. In particular, what the status of this system is on Route One. To date, the report has not been seen. The Board's Transportation Summit will be held on March 26, 1999 and the report would be timely.

Therefore, Chairman Hanley asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to obtain a status update in time for the Board meeting of March 8, 1999. Without objection, it was so ordered.

28.

WALTER L. MESS, A FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA REGIONAL PARK AUTHORITY, CELEBRATES HIS FOURTIETH YEAR OF SERVICE (Tape 4)

Chairman Hanley stated her understanding that Walter L. Mess, a founding member of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, will celebrate his fortieth year of service in April.

In recognition of his continuing dedicated service, Chairman Hanley asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to prepare a Proclamation honoring Mr. Mess and invite him to appear before the Board in the month of April. Without objection, it was so ordered.

29.

E-MAIL REGARDING HOME PAGE ON THE INTERNET (Tape 4)

Chairman Hanley shared an E-mail note she received from a Supervisor on the Orange County, Virginia Board of Supervisors regarding the County's Home Page on the Internet.

30.

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APPOINTMENT OF TWO PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS TO THE LAUREL HILL CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Tape 4)

Chairman Hanley informed Board Members of a request from the Chairman of the Planning Commission to add two Planning Commissioners to the Laurel Hill Citizens Advisory Committee (formerly the Lower Potomac Land Use Advisory Committee for the District of Columbia Department of Corrections' Property in Lorton).

Accordingly, Chairman Hanley asked unanimous consent that Commissioners John Byers and Laurie Wilson be added to the Laurel Hill Citizens Advisory Committee. Without objection, it was so ordered.

31.

LETTER FROM THE TOWNSHIP OF NORTH HAMPTON IN RICHBORO PENNSYLVANIA WHO RECENTLY VISITED FAIRFAX COUNTY (Tape 4)

Chairman Hanley stated that she received a letter from representatives of the Township of North Hampton in Richboro, Pennsylvania. They recently visited the County to view parks and recreation centers. They toured the Lee District Recreation Center and expressed their sincere gratitude to Marie Magee, Assistant Manager, who coordinated the visit and Dawn Stoffelen, Program Supervisor, who was the tour guide.

32.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT'S (NVSWCD) FREE LOBLOLLY PINE SEEDLINGS (Tape 4)

Chairman Hanley announced that the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District (NVSWCD) has asked for publicity of the free loblolly pine seedlings that are available to schools, scouts, home owner and civic associations and other non profit organizations for group planting projects in Fairfax County.

Vice-Chairman Hyland returned the gavel to Chairman Hanley.

33.

FAIRFAX COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE HERNDON ROTARY KICKS OFF THEIR NEW “FILE OF LIFE” PROGRAM (Tape 4)

Supervisor Mendelsohn informed the Board of the kick-off of the Fairfax County Fire Department, in conjunction with the Herndon Rotary, “File of Life” Program. This program assists rescue personnel in obtaining important medical information on homebound, elderly, or handicapped individuals who live by themselves when responding to calls for emergency assistance. The “File of Life” attached to refrigerators, contains information such as blood type, doctors names, medical condition, medications, and emergency contacts.

Supervisor Mendelsohn asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to invite Fairfax County Fire and Rescue and the Herndon Rotary to appear before the Board to present an overview of this program so that each Supervisor can make sure this vital program is available in his/her district. Without objection, it was so ordered.

34.

WRITTEN AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE ANNANDALE AND CENTREVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS (Tape 4)

Supervisor Mendelsohn stated that members of the McLean Volunteer Fire Department have brought an issue of concern to his attention. Apparently, the Annandale and Centreville Volunteer Fire Departments have entered into written agreements with the Board to provide firefighting and/or emergency medical services within designated service areas of their communities. As a result of the execution of these agreements, these two volunteer fire departments have become eligible to apply for low interest or interest free loans pursuant to title 26, Subtitle A, Chapter 1, Subchapter B, Part IV, Subpart C, Section 150 (e)(2)(a) and (b) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Supervisor Mendelsohn moved that the Board direct the County Executive and the County Attorney to investigate the nature of these existing agreements and determine whether other volunteer fire departments in the County are eligible to execute similar agreements, in particular, McLean. This would allow the McLean

Volunteer Fire Department to qualify for the low and/or interest free loans to purchase additional or replacement equipment. Chairman Hanley seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

35.

MEETING OF THE BELTWAY IMPROVEMENT TASK FORCE HELD AT CHURCHILL ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Tape 4)

Supervisor Mendelsohn stated that the majority of constituents who attended the February 9, 1999 meeting of the Beltway Improvement Task Force held at Churchill Road Elementary School had an overriding concern about the increased noise from an improved Beltway. If it is determined that noise walls would be installed at the time of any Beltway expansion for some or all of these neighborhoods, this result may alleviate a major concern for many citizens.

Supervisor Mendelsohn moved that the Board direct the Department of Transportation to determine whether adjacent neighborhoods would be eligible for noise walls if the Beltway is expanded. Chairman Hanley seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

36.

PERFORMING THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROUTE 7 IMPROVEMENTS IN A WAY THAT RESPECTS THE HISTORIC VALUE OF STRUCTURES IN THE AREA (Tape 4)

Supervisor Mendelsohn stated that the widening of Route 7 between the Fairfax County Parkway and Tysons Corner has been included in funding requests sent to the General Assembly. Although this transportation improvement is generally considered to be critical to the overall success of the transportation plan in the Dranesville District, there are a number of historic buildings in that area which may be impacted by the widening. It is, therefore, imperative that the design and construction of the Route 7 improvements be performed in a way that respects the historic value of structures in the area.

Supervisor Mendelsohn moved that the Board direct the Department of Transportation (DOT) to work with the History Commission and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to assure that exceptional care is taken in the design of the additional lanes for Route 7, if approved, to minimize the negative impact on the area's historic properties and buildings. Supervisor Bulova seconded this motion.

Following a brief discussion, the question was called on the motion, which carried by unanimous vote.

37.

LOUDOUN COUNTY'S PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING VACATING THE RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR THE LOUDOUN COUNTY PORTION OF WIEHLE AVENUE (Tape 4)

Supervisor Mendelsohn called the Board's attention to a letter, attached to his Board Matter, from Mayor Tom Rust of Herndon informing him that the Loudoun County

Board of Supervisors is considering authorizing a public hearing regarding vacating the right-of-way for the Loudoun portion of Wiehle Avenue.

Supervisor Mendelsohn asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to review this situation and provide additional information to the Board so that the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors can respond to the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors at their public hearing in April. Without objection, it was so ordered.

38.

HERNDON HIGH SCHOOL'S PARTICIPATION IN NASA SPONSORED FIRST (FOR INSPIRATION AND RECOGNITION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ROBOTIC COMPETITION (Tape 4)

Supervisor Mendelsohn informed Board Members of Herndon High School's participation this spring in the NASA sponsored FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotic Competition. This competition will include participation by hundreds of high school teams from around the country. The Herndon Robotics team numbers over 50 members, including students, parents, teachers, corporate sponsors, and Mr. Dave Lavery, a NASA engineer who headed up the Mars Pathfinder Soujourer Project.

Supervisor Mendelsohn moved that the Board direct staff to invite the Herndon High School Robotics Team and any other participating teams from Fairfax County Schools to appear before the Board with their Robot, if possible, to be recognized for their outstanding efforts and contributions to technology education in Fairfax County. Supervisor Dix seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

39.

INTENT TO DEFER PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROFFERED CONDITION AMENDMENT PCA 94-D-040 TECHTUM LLC AND OUT OF TURN PLAN AMENDMENT S98-II-M1 EVANS FARM PROPERTY (Tape 4)

Supervisor Mendelsohn stated his intent, at the proper time, to defer the following public hearings:

  • Proffered Condition Amendment PCA 94-D-040 Techtum LLC to March 8, 1999 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Out-of-Turn Plan Amendment S98-II-M1 Evans Farm Property to March 8, 1999 at 5:30 p.m.

(NOTE: Later in the meeting these public hearings were formally deferred. See Clerk's Summary Item CL#60 and CL#90.)

40.

CONCURRENT PROCESSING OF SPECIAL EXCEPTION AND PROFFERED CONDITION AMENDMENT APPLICATION FOR MCLEAN PLAZA, L.P. (Tape 4)

Supervisor Mendelsohn informed the Board that the McLean Planning Committee, the organization responsible for directing land use within the McLean Community Business Center, has been working with Capital Investment Management Corporation to finalize the design of a Marriott Brighton Gardens assisted-living facility proposed for construction on Fleetwood Road. The result of these combined efforts is a project known as McLean Plaza and will require a Special Exception, a Proffered Condition amendment, and an Out-of-Turn Plan Amendment.

Supervisor Mendelsohn moved that the Board direct the Director of the Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) to initiate an Out-of-Turn Plan Amendment for McLean Plaza, L.P., and to process the Plan Amendment concurrently with the Special Exception and the Proffered Condition Amendment applications. This motion does not in any way relieve the applicant from compliance with any and all ordinances, regulations or adopted standards, and does not constitute support by the Board for approval of the Special Exception, Proffered Condition Amendment or Out-of-Turn Plan Amendment in any way. Supervisor Hyland seconded this motion and it carried by unanimous vote.

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41.

INTENT TO DEFER PUBLIC HEARINGS (Tape 5)

Supervisor Dix announced his intent, later in the meeting at the appropriate time, to defer until March 22, 1999 at 5:30 p.m. the public hearings on:

  • A proposal to vacate and abandon Clay Lane
  • Proffered Condition Amendment Applications PCA 77-C-019-2 and PCA 79-C-090

(NOTE: Later in the meeting, the public hearings were formally deferred. See Clerk's Summary Items CL#89 and CL#88.)

42.

REQUEST FOR STATUS (Tape 5)

Supervisor Dix asked unanimous consent for a status report on the following issues:

  • Police physicals with the Towns of Herndon and Vienna.
  • Strategy for proceeding with a parking garage at Wiehle Avenue.
  • A Request for Proposal (RFP) for food vendors at park-and-ride lots.

Without objection, it was so ordered.

43.

GROUP 3 INSTITUTIONAL USES AND GROUP 6 OUTDOOR RECREATION USES (Tape 5)

Supervisor Dix said that from time to time, in each Supervisor District, there have been Special Permit applications that have significant land use issues associated with them. Of particular concern are the Group 3 Institutional Uses, such as child care centers and churches, and the Group 6 Outdoor Recreation Uses, such as golf driving ranges. He said that these applications might be better served by having them processed as Special Exceptions through the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors rather than as Special Permits through the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA).

Supervisor Dix said that it is his understanding that the Zoning Administrator is planning to present the Zoning Ordinance Amendment Work Program to the Development Process Subcommittee on March 9, 1999. Therefore, Supervisor Dix moved that the Board direct the Zoning Administrator to add to the Work Program as a Priority I item the issue of having some or all Group 3 and Group 6 Special Permits become Special Exceptions. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion.

Following discussion, Supervisor Bulova asked to amend the motion to refer this issue for consideration to add to Priority I Work Plan at the Development Process Workshop and this was accepted.

Supervisor Dix amended the motion to add the words "strongly recommend," and this was accepted.

Following discussion, Supervisor Kauffman asked to amend the motion to direct staff to report with the cost implications for the Group 3 users, and this was accepted.

The question was called on the motion, as amended, which carried by unanimous vote.

44.

DULLES CORRIDOR BUS SERVICE (Tape 5)

Supervisor Dix said that to address current congestion conditions and in anticipation of implementation of the County's Dulles Express Bus Service, staff requested that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) permit buses to use the shoulder of the Dulles Access/Toll Road approaching the West Falls Church Metrorail Station. The purpose of this request was to allow buses to avoid waiting in the queue of eastbound vehicles, particularly in the evening. Recently, VDOT sent a letter to the County denying the request due to concerns about maintenance of the roadway shoulder and impact on available recovery area for errant vehicles and storage space for disabled vehicles.

Supervisor Dix noted that time delays result in higher bus operating costs to the County and inconvenience to passengers. County staff believes that the proposed bus use of the Dulles Connector Road shoulder will not significantly affect highway operations or safety. Therefore, Supervisor Dix moved that the Board:

  • Direct staff to take the necessary actions to initiate as soon as possible the design work associated with strengthening the shoulder of the Dulles Access Toll Connector Road in the area approaching West Falls Church Metro Rail Station. Staff should explore funding options to pay for this design work including State funding as well as the possibility of incorporating the cost of this design work into the County's current grant with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
  • Direct staff to prepare a cost estimate of the construction of this shoulder improvement and to identify potential sources of funding to pay for this improvement. Staff should report to the Board prior to April 30, 1999.
  • Authorize the Chairman of the Board to send a letter to Secretary Shirley Ybarra and other appropriate parties expressing the County's strong support for bus use of the shoulder and urging VDOT to support this vital public transportation improvement in the Dulles Corridor.

Chairman Hanley seconded the motion.

Chairman Hanley relinquished the Chair to Vice-Chairman Hyland and asked to amend the motion to direct staff to report by March 3, 1999 instead of April 30, 1999, and this was accepted.

Following discussion, Supervisor Dix amended the motion to direct staff to include in its a report an evaluation of the safety issues, and this was accepted.

The question was called on the motion, as amended, which carried by a unanimous vote.

Vice-Chairman Hyland returned the gavel to Chairman Hanley.

45.

COMMUTER PARKING LOT IN LOUDOUN COUNTY (Tape 5)

Supervisor Dix said that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) was recommending that surplus tolls be used to fund a commuter parking lot in Loudoun County.

Supervisor Dix moved that the Board authorize the Chairman to send a letter to the Board to the Governor and the Chairman, Commonwealth Transportation Planning Board, expressing the Board's opposition to the use of surplus tolls. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion.

Chairman Hanley relinquished the Chair to Vice-Chairman Hyland and asked to amend the motion to include in the letter that the Board supports the use of surplus tolls for transit in the Corridor, and this was accepted.

Vice-Chairman Hyland returned the gavel to Chairman Hanley.

46.

GENEROSITY BY KING WHOLESALE INCORPORATED (Tape 5)

Supervisor Dix announced that King Wholesale Incorporated has provided a number of tickets to the George Mason University (GMU) Men's Basketball games, which were given to the youth throughout the community. He said that community non-profit groups benefited by King Wholesales' generosity.

Supervisor Dix asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to invite King Wholesale Incorporated to appear before the Board to receive a Certificate of Recognition for their generous contribution. Without objection, it was so ordered.

47.

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RESIGNATION OF MS. ELANA DIETZ, HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (Tape 5)

(NOTE: Earlier in the meeting, this item was discussed. See Clerk's Summary Item CL#12, page 10.)

Supervisor Dix noted the resignation of Ms. Elana Dietz from the Human Rights Commission. He asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to invite her to appear before the Board to receive a Certificate of Appreciation for her nearly six years of dedicated public service. Without objection, it was so ordered.

48.

NO BOARD MATTERS FOR SULLY DISTRICT SUPERVISOR MICHAEL FREY (Tape 5)

Supervisor Frey announced that he had no Board Matters to present today.

49.

NO BOARD MATTERS FOR BRADDOCK DISTRICT SUPERVISOR SHARON BULOVA (Tape 5)

Supervisor Bulova announced that she had no Board Matters to present today.

50.

RECESS/EXECUTIVE SESSION (Tape 5)

At 1:40 p.m., Supervisor Connolly moved that the Board recess and go into Executive Session for discussion and consideration of matters enumerated in Virginia Code Section 2.1-344 and listed in the Agenda for this meeting and in addition:

  • Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County, Virginia, et al. Versus Board of Zoning Appeals of Fairfax County, Virginia, At Law No. 170559.
  • Public Street Frontage Waiver Request for Benjamin G. Mason Property, Lot 1-C.

The motion, the second to which was inaudible, carried by unanimous vote.

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At 3:20 p.m., the Board reconvened in the Board Auditorium with all Board Members being present, and with Chairman Hanley presiding.

ACTION FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

51.

CERTIFICATION BY BOARD MEMBERS REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN EXECUTIVE SESSION (Tape 6)

Supervisor Bulova moved that the Board certify that, to the best of its knowledge, only public business matters lawfully exempted from the open meeting requirements prescribed by the Virginia Freedom of Information Act and only matters identified in the motion to convene Executive Session were heard, discussed, or considered by the Board during the Executive Session. This motion was seconded by Supervisor Connolly and carried by unanimous vote: Supervisor Bulova, Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Frey, Supervisor Gross, Supervisor Hyland, Supervisor Kauffman, Supervisor McConnell, Supervisor Mendelsohn, and Chairman Hanley voting "AYE."

ADDITIONAL BOARD MATTERS

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52.

INFILL DEVELOPMENT (Tape 6)

On behalf of Supervisor Mendelsohn and Supervisor Kauffman, Supervisor Kauffman said that on July 27, 1998, the Board raised the issue of infill development as a result of its concern with the changing nature of residential development activity in Fairfax County. In reviewing this issue further with staff, it has been concluded that, in most cases any new residential development can be classified as infill development. However, many of the policies, regulations, and ordinances that govern residential development have not kept pace with this change.

Supervisor Kauffman referred to the written Board Matter and moved that the Board:

  • Forward this item to staff for additional guidance on the scope of the concerns to be addressed in staff's review and recommendations.
  • Direct staff to offer possible incentives to developers who voluntarily participate in any new proposed guidelines.

Chairman Hanley seconded the motion.

Following discussion, the question was called on the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Dix and Supervisor Frey being out of the room.

53.

WAIVER OF FEES FOR THE SPRINGFIELD-FRANCONIA HOST LIONS CLUB CHARITIES, INCORPORATED (Tape 6)

Supervisor Kauffman said that in past years the Board has waived the application fees for 21 day permits for the flea markets held by the Springfield-Franconia Host Lions Club Charities, Incorporated, since all the net proceeds from the flea markets are returned to the community.

Therefore, Supervisor Kauffman moved that the Board waive the application fees for 21 day permits for the 1999 flea markets held by the Springfield-Franconia Host Lions Club Charities, Incorporated. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Dix and Supervisor Frey being out of the room.

54.

SPECIAL EXCEPTION APPLICATION FOR THE FRANCONIA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT (Tape 6)

Supervisor Kauffman said that the Franconia Volunteer Fire Department has an approved Special Exception (SE 80-L-127-2) to build an addition to the existing fire station. The addition will accommodate changing facilities for female firefighters.

Supervisor Kauffman moved that the Board waive the permit fees associated with the application for the Franconia Volunteer Fire Department expansion project. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Dix and Supervisor Frey being out of the room.

55.

CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION FOR KRISTINE WILSON (Tape 6)

Supervisor Kauffman said that Kristine Wilson, a sixth grader at Woodlawn Elementary School, located along the Richmond Highway Corridor in Lee District, achieved a perfect score in the 1999 WordMasters Challenge.

Supervisor Kauffman asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to invite Ms. Wilson, her parents, Ms. Margaret Harbour, the faculty coordinator for the program at Woodlawn Elementary School and the school's principal, Ms. Terry Nunan to upcoming Board meeting to receive a formal certificate and recognition for this outstanding achievement. Without objection, it was so ordered.

56.

PLAN AMENDMENT (Tape 6)

Supervisor Kauffman said that the Board owns two parcels identified as Tax Map Number 99-2((10))E and N. He said that the Lee District Task Force worked on a Plan Amendment that provides for the possibility of residential development of an adjacent property parcel 24 currently zoned for commercial and industrial uses. The amendment was approved by the Board.

Supervisor Kauffman said that it is appropriate for the Board to include parcels E and N in a rezoning/proffered condition amendment application that proposes to rezone parcel 24 from industrial to residential. He moved that the Board grant permission for the applicant to include the parcels in a rezoning/proffered condition amendment application seeking residential uses for the above-referenced parcels. By this motion, the Board is not determining the feasibility or appropriateness of locating an access way over these parcels at this time and the Board is not requiring and has not yet agreed to grant the access easement as that decision is still subject to negotiations with the applicant. In addition, the approval of this motion should not be considered as a recommendation for approval of the eventual rezoning application in any way. This motion was seconded by Supervisor Hyland and carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Dix and Supervisor Frey being out of the room.

57.

METRO MEETING (Tape 6)

Supervisor Kauffman noted that a Metro meeting was recently held and there was a brief discussion.

ADDITIONAL ACTION FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

58.

AUTHORIZATION OF SETTLEMENT OF BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA, ET AL., VERSUS BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS OF FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA, ET AL., AT LAW NUMBER 170559 (Tape 6)

Supervisor Hyland moved that the Board authorize the County Attorney to settle the case of Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County, Virginia, et al., versus Board of Zoning Appeals of Fairfax County, Virginia, et al., At Law Number 170559, in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined by the County Attorney in Executive Session. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Bulova, Supervisor Dix, and Supervisor Frey being out of the room.

ADDITIONAL BOARD MATTER

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59.

INTRODUCTION OF DR. KAMBIZ AGAZI, FAIRFAX COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL COORDINATOR (Tape 6)

Chairman Hanley introduced to the Board Dr. Kambiz Agazi, Fairfax County's new Environmental Coordinator, and warmly welcomed him to the Board Auditorium.

AGENDA ITEMS

60.

3:30 P.M. - PH ON PROFFERED CONDITION AMENDMENT APPLICATION PCA 94-D-040 (TECTUM, LLC) (DRANESVILLE DISTRICT) (Tape 6)

Supervisor Mendelsohn moved to defer the public hearing on Proffered Condition Amendment Application PCA 94-D-040 until March 8, 1999 at 5:00 p.m. Supervisor Connolly seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Frey, and Supervisor McConnell being out of the room.

61.

3:30 P.M. - PH ON REZONING APPLICATION RZ 1998-PR-046 AND SPECIAL EXCEPTION APPLICATION SE 98-P-045 (MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES, INCORPORATED) (PROVIDENCE DISTRICT) (Tape 6)

Supervisor Connolly moved to defer the public hearing on Rezoning Application RZ 1998-PR-946 and Special Exception Application SE 98-P-045 until April 5, 1999 at 4:00 p.m. Supervisor Gross seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Frey, and Supervisor McConnell being out of the room.

62.

3:30 P.M. - PH ON PROFFERED CONDITON AMENDMENT APPLICATION PCA 85-L-046-2 (GREENSTAR, I, LLC) (LEE DISTRICT) (Tape 6)

Supervisor Kauffman moved to defer the public hearing on Proffered Condition Amendment Application PCA 85-L-046-2 until March 8, 1999 at 4:00 p.m. Supervisor Connolly seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Frey, and Supervisor McConnell being out of the room.

63.

3:30 P.M. - PH ON PUBLIC STREET FRONTAGE WAIVER REQUEST FOR BENJAMIN G. MASON PROPERTY, LOT 1-C (PROVIDENCE DISTRICT) (Tape 6)

Supervisor Connolly moved to defer the public hearing on the street frontage waiver request for Benjamin G. Mason Property, Lot 1-C, until March 22, 1999 at 5:00 p.m. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Frey, and Supervisor McConnell being out of the room.

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ADDITIONAL BOARD MATTERS

64.

REVITALIZATION AND RENEWAL OF OLDER AREAS OF THE COUNTY (Tape 7)

Supervisor Gross noted that the Board has undertaken to strengthen the focus on revitalization and renewal of older areas of the County. She said that the obstacles affecting the introduction of residential development into these areas has not been analyzed.

Supervisor Gross said that a problem has come to her attention in the revitalization areas, where the introduction of residential development is encouraged. These developments are unable to use the flexibility the Board created for commercial revitalization, but flexibility is necessary to carefully fit a residential project into an environment of existing development.

Supervisor Gross said that some County Policies seem to conflict with these purposes. They mostly include requirements of the Public Facilities Manual (PFM), as well as some Zoning Ordinance provisions. For example, in certain instances storm water controls make it extremely difficult or impossible to achieve residential development pursuant to revitalization objectives. Specific issues which have arisen include private versus public easements for storm water lines that cross a private lot, dam embankment standards for very small storm water management ponds, not allowing underground storage, and requirements for permanent easements on adjacent properties.

Supervisor Gross moved that the Board direct staff to:

  • Examine these issues and recommend how these needs may be addressed.
  • Add these issues to the agenda of the upcoming March 9, 1999 meeting of the Development Process Committee.

Chairman Hanley seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Dix and Supervisor Frey being out of the room.

65.

REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF FEES ASSOCIATED WITH SPECIAL EXCEPTION AMENDMENT APPLICATION SEA 85-M-101-2 (Tape 7)

Supervisor Gross said that on January 25, 1999 the Board approved Special Exception Amendment Application SEA 85-M-101-2 (Phillips Program), formerly the School for Contemporary Education, for an enlargement of its current facility. The Phillips Program is a non-profit, charitable organization, which ably serves the need of special education students.

Therefore, Supervisor Gross moved that the Board waive the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPW&ES) fees associated with implementing this application. Supervisor Kauffman seconded the motion, which carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Dix and Supervisor Frey being out of the room.

66.

JAGUAR TRAIL THROUGH TRUCK TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS (Tape 7)

Supervisor Gross said that she has been contacted by the Broyhill Park Civic Association requesting that Jaguar Trail be considered for through truck traffic restrictions. Jaguar Trail is the dividing line between Providence and Mason Districts, located of Route 50.

Therefore, Supervisor Gross moved that the Board directed staff to schedule a public hearing on this issue before the Board at the earliest possible opportunity. Following discussion, Supervisor Gross withdrew her motion and stated that she would work out some issues regarding alternative routes with staff before reintroducing this motion before the Board.

67.

GLENMORE DRIVE AND VISTA DRIVE RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING DISTRICT (RPPD) (Tape 7)

Supervisor Gross said that she has been contacted by constituents on Vista Drive, between Glenmore Drive and Freedom Place, and Glenmore Drive, between Vista Drive and Knollwood Drive, concerning the on-going parking problem emanating from the nearby apartment complexes. Residents completed petitions in March 1998, but the traffic study concluded that conditions did not meet the criteria for extending the Culmore Residential Permit Parking District (RPPD). Due to changes in the area, such as the elimination of the on-street "used car lot" on the nearby Route 7 service road, residents indicate that conditions have changed enough to warrant a re-petition for a parking study.

Therefore, Supervisor Gross re-submitted petitions signed by the residents of Glenmore Drive and Vista Drive requesting implementation of an Residential Permit Parking District (RPPD), and moved that the Board waive the minimum contiguous parking space requirement and application fees. Supervisor Connolly seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

68.

CULMORE DAY (Tape 7)

Supervisor Gross said that on Saturday, September 18, Culmore Day will be celebrated on Argyle Drive in the Culmore section of Baileys Crossroads. The festival, sponsored by the nonprofit Culmore Community Action Committee, celebrates one of the most diverse and dynamic neighborhoods in Fairfax County.

Supervisor Gross moved that the Board waive the fees associated with the use of the County Showmobile on Culmore Day, September 18, 1999. Supervisor Connolly seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

69.

KUDOS TO DEPARTMENT OF TAX ADMINISTRATION STAFF (Tape 7)

Supervisor Gross circulated copies of an e-mail item she had received from Robert Brown in reference to outstanding customer service he had received from Ms. Nancy Lundeen and others in the Department of Tax Administration.

70.

WASHINGTON AND FAIRFAX PREMIERE (Tape 7)

Supervisor Gross announced that Fairfax County is premiering the film, Washington and Fairfax: Fairfax County During the Revolution. The 30-minute film was produced by the Fairfax County Telecommunications Productions Division, and will air regularly on Channel 16, beginning with a sneak preview at the conclusion of this Board meeting. The official premiere screening will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 1999 at 7:30 p.m., at the Mason District Governmental Center. Living history interpreters from the film will be in attendance in their period attire, and Executive Producer Gail Eskew and Associate Producer Naomi Zeavin will be available for comment and to answer questions.

Supervisor Gross said that Washington and Fairfax is the second installment in the proposed history series chronicling the unparalleled history of Fairfax County and follows Occupied Territory: Fairfax County During the Civil War. She expressed her appreciation to staff of the Telecommunications Productions Division, the History Commission, and the countless contributors--both individuals and historic sites--who have joined forces in the making of this film. She invited all interested citizens and Board Members to join her on the 24th for the premiere.

A brief promotional videotaped piece was presented to the Board.

71.

SCHEDULING OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR REZONING APPLICATION RZ 1998-PR-051, J.A. LOVELESS HOMES (Tape 7)

Supervisor Connolly stated that J.A. Loveless Homes, Incorporated has submitted Rezoning Application RZ 1998-PR-051. The application was presented at a public hearing before the Planning Commission on Thursday, February 5, 1999 and a recommendation was made on February 25, 1999. The applicant has assembled information to address the concern raised at the public hearing.

Accordingly, Supervisor Connolly moved that the Board direct the Director of the Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) and the staff of the Office of the County Executive to schedule the public hearing to be held before the Board on March 22, 1999 at 5:30 p.m. Supervisor Hyland seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

72.

ALEX STARTOUDAKIS NAMED POTOMAC VALLEY AMATEUR ATHLETIC UNION (PVAAU) BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR (Tape 7)

Supervisor Connolly announced that Alex Stratoudakis, a young Providence District resident who is a freshman at W.T. Woodson High School, was honored as the 1998 Potomac Valley Amateur Athletic Union (PVAAU) Baseball Player of the Year for being a champion both on and off the baseball diamond. Accordingly, Supervisor Connolly moved that the Board invite Alex, his parents James and Jay Stratoudakis, and both his AAU and high school coaches to appear before the Board on March 8, 1999 to be recognized for his superior accomplishments. Chairman Hanley seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

73.

FAIRFAX COUNTY TAX REVENUES PAID OR COLLECTED BY ELECTRIC UTILITIES (Tape 7)

Supervisor Connolly called the Board's attention to a graph entitled "Fairfax County Tax Revenues Paid or Collected by Electric Utilities" which he had distributed to the Board. The chart was shown at a meeting of the Board's Legislative Committee.

74.

CHAIRMAN HANLEY NAMED OUTSTANDING ALUMNA BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI (Tape 7)

Supervisor Connolly announced that Chairman Hanley was honored as Outstanding Alumna by the University of Missouri over the weekend and received an award for her distinguished public career. On behalf of the Board, he expressed his congratulations.

75.

CONCURRENT PROCESSING OF PLANS FOR FAIRFAX COUNTRY CLUB SPECIAL PERMIT AMENDMENT APPLICATION SPA 82-102-4 (Tape 7)

Supervisor McConnell stated that she had been contacted by the agent representing The Country Club of Fairfax who has filed a Special Permit Amendment Application SPA 82-102-4 to allow site modifications and maintenance improvements to the property and its facilities. To minimize delays and disruption for the facility's members, the agent has requested concurrent processing of the SPA request with the plans associated with the property's needed improvements.

Accordingly, Supervisor McConnell moved that the Board direct staff to concurrently process Special Permit Amendment Application SPA 82-102-4 with the necessary plans associated with the improvements to the Club's golf course located outside of the floodplain on Tax Map 68-1 ((1)) parcels 17, 18, and 20. She noted that this motion does not relieve the applicant from complying with all regulations, ordinances, or adopted standards, and does not prejudice the consideration of the SPA application in any way. Supervisor Bulova seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

76.

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RESIGNATION OF DR. ROBERT BENTLEY FROM THE HUMAN SERVICES COUNCIL (Tape 7)

(NOTE: Earlier in the meeting, the Board appointed a Springfield District Representative to the Human Services Council. See Clerk's Summary Item CL#15.)

As noted earlier in the meeting, Supervisor McConnell said that Dr. Robert Bentley, Springfield District Representative, Human Services Council, is resigning. She expressed her appreciation to Dr. Bentley for an outstanding job.

Supervisor McConnell asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to prepare a Certificate of Appreciation to be sent to Dr. Bentley for his excellent service to the residents of Fairfax. Without objection, it was so ordered.

77.

SPRINGFIELD TIMES CITIZEN OF THE YEAR EDITH SMITH (Tape 7)

Supervisor McConnell announced that Edith Smith was selected as the Citizen of the Year by the Springfield Times. Noting that Ms. Smith is mostly for her work in health care and outlining some of her accomplishments, Supervisor McConnell moved that the Board direct staff to invite her to appear before the Board at its next meeting to be recognized for her excellent service to the County. Chairman Hanley seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

78.

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NEW MEMBER ON THE ECONOMIC ADVISORY COMMISSION (EAC) (Tape 7)

Supervisor Connolly announced the appointment of Chuck Cope, General Manager, Tysons Mall, to the Economic Advisory Commission (EAC).

79.

OPPOSITION TO SENATOR MCCAIN'S BILL TO ADD FLIGHTS AT REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT (Tape 7)

Supervisor Hyland moved that the Board direct the Chairman to send a letter to the two Virginia senators and the Northern Virginia Congressional Delegation conveying the Board's opposition to and requesting any assistance to stop the Senate Commerce Committee's action to add flights to Reagan Washington National Airport and increase origins and destinations beyond its present 1,250-mile limit. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion.

Following discussion, Supervisor Frey asked to amend the motion to also send the letter to Senator McCain, and this was accepted.

Following further discussion, Supervisor Mendelsohn asked to amend the motion to send the letter to the entire Virginia delegation and Maryland delegation as well, and this was accepted.

The question was called on the motion, as amended, which carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

80.

DEATH CERTIFICATES (Tape 7)

Supervisor Hyland called the Board's attention to an issue raised by a constituent regarding the $8 per copy cost of copies of death certificates from the Health Department. Accordingly, he asked unanimous consent that the Board refer this issue to staff for review and recommendations for making the acquisition of additional copies of death certificates less costly than that for the original. Without objection, it was so ordered.

81.

VIDEO PRODUCTION OF WASHINGTON AND FAIRFAX (Tape 7)

(NOTE: Earlier in the meeting, Supervisor Gross announced the premiere of the video production of Washington and Fairfax. See Clerk's Summary Item CL#70.)

Chairman Hanley noted that this item was presented earlier in the meeting.

82.

HONORING AN INSTITUTION (Tape 7)

Supervisor Hyland stated that Senator Joseph Gartlan announced his intention to retire from public life after serving 28 years in the Commonwealth of Virginia Senate. Citing Senator Gartlan's significant contributions, Supervisor Hyland moved that the Board direct staff to invite Senator Gartlan to appear before the Board to be recognized for his public service. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

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AGENDA ITEMS

83.

3:30 P.M. - PH ON SPECIAL EXCEPTION APPLICATION SE 98-V-061 [FAIRFAX COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS/DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BOS/DIT)] (MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT) (Tape 8)

Lt. Curt J. Andrich, Fairfax County Police Department, reaffirmed the validity of the affidavit for the record.

Lt. Andrich had filed the necessary notices showing that at least 25 adjacent and/or interested parties had been notified of the date and hour of this public hearing and he proceeded to present his case.

Following discussion, Supervisor Hyland asked unanimous consent that the Board direct the County Attorney to provide additional information regarding the funding of this project and limitations on revenue-producing activities. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Following the public hearing, Supervisor Hyland moved to waive the reading of the staff and Planning Commission recommendations. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Dix, and Supervisor Kauffman being out of the room.

Supervisor Hyland moved approval of Special Exception Application SE 98-V-061 subject to the development conditions dated February 17, 1999. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Dix, and Supervisor Kauffman being out of the room.

84.

3:30 P.M. - PH ON PUBLIC STREET FRONTAGE WAIVER REQUEST FOR BENJAMIN G. MASON PROPERTY, LOT 1-C (PROVIDENCE DISTRICT) (No Tape)

(NOTE: Earlier in the meeting, this item was deferred. See Clerk's Summary Item CL#63.)

85.

4:00 P.M. – BOARD DECISION ON THE VACATION OF PORTIONS OF H STREET (MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT) (Tape 8)

Supervisor Hyland moved to defer decision on the vacation of portions of H Street until March 22, 1999 at 4:30 p.m. Supervisor Kauffman seconded this motion, which carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Connolly and Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

86.

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4:00 P.M. - PH ON A PROPOSAL TO ABANDON AVERY ROAD (ROUTE 754) (SULLY DISTRICT) (Tape 8)

A Certificate of Publication was filed from the Editor of the Fairfax Journal showing that notice of said public hearing had been duly advertised in that Newspaper in the issues of February 4 and February 11, 1999.

Following the public hearing, Supervisor Frey moved adoption of an Order abandoning a portion of Avery Road (Route 754). Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Bulova, Supervisor Frey, Supervisor Gross, Supervisor Hyland, Supervisor McConnell, Supervisor Mendelsohn, and Chairman Hanley being voting "AYE," Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Dix, and Supervisor Kauffman being out of the room.

87.

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4:00 P.M. - PH TO CONSIDER THE VACATION OF A PORTION OF LAKESIDE DRIVE (HUNTER MILL DISTRICT) (Tape 8)

A Certificate of Publication was filed from the Editor of the Fairfax Journal showing that notice of said public hearing had been duly advertised in that Newspaper in the issues of February 4 and February 11, 1999.

Following the public hearing, on behalf of Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Frey moved adoption of an Ordinance to vacate a portion of Lakeside Drive. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Bulova, Supervisor Frey, Supervisor Gross, Supervisor Hyland, Supervisor McConnell, Supervisor Mendelsohn, and Chairman Hanley voting "AYE," Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Dix, and Supervisor Kauffman being out of the room.

88.

4:00 P.M. - PH ON PROFFERED CONDITION AMENDMENT APPLICATIONS PCA 77-C-019-2 (1757 BCD LIMITED PARTNERSHIP) AND PCA 79-C-090 (LFBC NINE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP) (HUNTER MILL DISTRICT) (Tape 8)

On behalf of Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Frey moved to defer the public hearing on Proffered Condition Amendment Applications PCA 77-C-019-2 and PCA 79 -C-090 until March 22, 1999 at 5:30 p.m. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Kauffman, and Supervisor McConnell being out of the room.

89.

4:00 P.M. - PH ON A PROPOSAL TO VACATE AND ABANDON CLAY LANE (HUNTER MILL DISTRICT) (Tape 8)

On behalf of Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Frey moved to defer the public hearing on a proposal to vacate and abandon Clay Lane until March 22, 1999 at 5:30 p.m. Supervisor Mendelsohn seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Dix, and Supervisor Kauffman being out of the room.

90.

4:00 P.M. - PH ON OUT-OF-TURN PLAN AMENDMENT S98-II-M1 FOR THE EVANS FARM INN PROPERTY (DRANESVILLE DISTRICT) (Tape 8)

Supervisor Mendelsohn moved to defer the public hearing on Out-of-Turn Plan Amendment S98-II-M1 until March 8, 1999 at 5:00 p.m. This motion, the second to which was inaudible, carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Dix, and Supervisor Kauffman being out of the room.

91.

BOARD RECESS (Tape 8)

At 4:20 p.m., the Board recessed briefly, and at 4:30 p.m. reconvened in the Board Auditorium with all Members being present, with the exception of Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Kauffman, and Supervisor Mendelsohn, and with Chairman Hanley presiding.

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ADDITIONAL BOARD MATTER

92.

RETIREMENT OF WALTER D. WEBDALE, DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (HCD) (Tape 9)

Chairman Hanley announced that Walter D. Webdale, Director, Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is retiring and wished him well.

Supervisor Bulova asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to invite Mr. Webdale to appear before the Board to be recognized for his long and committed service to Fairfax County. Without objection, it was so ordered.

AGENDA ITEMS

93.

4:30 P.M. – PH ON OUT-OF-TURN PLAN AMENDMENT S97-CW-5CP FOR THE ANNANDALE COMMUNITY BUSINESS CENTER, IN THE VICINITY OF ANNANDALE ROAD AND LITTLE RIVER TURNPIKE INTERSECTION (MASON AND BRADDOCK DISTRICTS) (Tape 9)

A Certificate of Publication was filed from the Editor of the Fairfax Journal showing that notice of said public hearing had been duly advertised in that Newspaper in the issues of February 4 and February 11, 1999.

Following the public hearing, which included testimony by four speakers, Supervisor Gross moved:

  • Approval of Out-of-Turn Plan Amendment S97-CW-5CP as recommended by the Planning Commission and shown in Attachment I of the Memorandum to the Board dated February 22, 1999.
  • That the Board direct staff to initiate a detailed transportation analysis using appropriate technical procedures to prioritize the plan transportation improvements and identify any appropriate for inclusion in the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Six Year Plan.
  • That the Board direct staff to evaluate the Annandale Commercial Revitalization Zoning District for potential amendments that would better implement the new plan.

Supervisor Bulova seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Connolly and Supervisor Mendelsohn being out of the room.

Supervisor Gross asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to provide information on acorn lighting as it relates to some of the issues raised by several speakers during the public hearing. Without objection, it was so ordered.

94.

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4:30 P.M. - PH ON THE ACQUISITION OF ADDITIONAL LAND RIGHTS NECESSARY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF COUNTY ROAD BOND PROJECT – BURKE CENTRE PARKWAY (SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT) (Tape 9)

A Certificate of Publication was filed from the Editor of the Fairfax Journal showing that notice of said public hearing had been duly advertised in that Newspaper in the issues of February 4 and February 11, 1999.

Following the public hearing, Supervisor McConnell moved adoption of the Resolution authorizing the acquisition of additional interests in real property necessary for the construction of County Road Bond Project 64153, Burke Centre Parkway. Supervisor Dix seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of seven, Supervisor Bulova, Supervisor Dix, Supervisor Frey, Supervisor Hyland, Supervisor Kauffman, Supervisor McConnell, and Chairman Hanley voting "AYE" Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Gross, and Supervisor Mendelsohn being out of the room.

95.

4:30 P.M. - PH ON SPECIAL EXCEPTION APPLICATION SE 97-Y-058 (VIRGINIA TOWERS, LC) (SULLY DISTRICT) (Tape 9)

Supervisor Frey moved to defer the public hearing on Special Exception Application SE 97-Y-058 until March 8, 1999 at 3:30 p.m. Supervisor Dix seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Connolly and Supervisor Mendelsohn being out of the room.

96.

4:30 P.M. - PH ON SPECIAL EXCEPTION AMENDMENT APPLICATION SEA 83-C-065-3 (WIRELESS PCS, INCORPORATED D/B/A AT & T WIRELESS SERVICES) (HUNTER MILL DISTRICT) (Tape 9)

Mr. Edward L. Donohue reaffirmed the validity of the affidavit for the record.

Mr. Donohue had filed the necessary notices showing that at least 25 adjacent and/or interested parties had been notified of the date and hour of this public hearing and he proceeded to present his case.

Following the public hearing, Tracy Swagler, Staff Coordinator, Zoning Evaluation Division, Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) presented the staff and Planning Commission recommendations.

Welcome to Ryan Dix

Supervisor Dix recognized the presence of his son Ryan Dix and warmly welcomed him to the Board Auditorium.

Supervisor Dix moved approval of Special Exception Amendment Application SEA 83-C-065-3 subject to the development conditions dated February 8, 1999. Supervisor McConnell seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Connolly and Supervisor Mendelsohn being out of the room.

Supervisor Dix moved modification of the transitional screening requirements along the northern property boundary in favor of the existing vegetation as shown on the SEA Plat and as conditioned. Supervisor McConnell seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Connolly and Supervisor Mendelsohn being out of the room.

97.

5:00 P.M. - PH ON PROFFERED CONDITION AMENDMENT APPLICATION PCA C-402-7 (MARRIOTT SENIOR LIVING SERVICES, INCORPORATED) (SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT) (Tape 9)

Mr. David S. Houston reaffirmed the validity of the affidavit for the record.

Mr. Houston had filed the necessary notices showing that at least 25 adjacent and/or interested parties had been notified of the date and hour of this public hearing and he proceeded to present his case.

Following the public hearing, which included testimony by two speakers, Donna McNeally, Branch Chief, Zoning Evaluation Division, Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) presented the staff and Planning Commission recommendations.

Supervisor McConnell moved:

  • Approval of Proffered Condition Amendment Application PCA C-402-7 subject to the executed proffers dated January 13, 1999; the Planning Commission having previously approved Final Development Plan Amendment Application FDPA C-402-5 on February 4, 1999.
  • Waiver of additional Standard Five, paragraph five of Section 9-308 of the Zoning Ordinance in favor of that shown on the Conceptual Development Plan/Final Development Plan Amendment (CDP/FDPA).
  • Modification of the transitional screening and barrier requirements in favor of those shown on the CDP/FDPA.

Chairman Hanley seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Frey and Supervisor Mendelsohn being out of the room.

98.

5:00 P.M. - PH ON PROFFERED CONDITION AMENDMENT APPLICATION PCA 84-P-129-5 (JADE DUNN LORING METRO, LLC) (PROVIDENCE DISTRICT) (Tape 9)

Supervisor Connolly announced that, due to an error on the affidavit, the public hearing on Proffered Condition Amendment Application PCA 84-P-129-5 will be rescheduled for March 8, 1999 at 3:30 p.m.

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5:00 P.M. - PH ON REZONING APPLICATION RZ 1998-PR-058 AND SPECIAL EXCEPTION AMENDMENT APPLICLATION SEA 83-P-045-3 (TYCON TOWER I INVESTMENT, LP, TYCON TOWER II INVESTMENT CORPORATION AND TYCON TOWER III INVESTMENT CORPORATION) (PROVIDENCE DISTRICT) (Tapes 9-10)

Mr. Martin D. Walsh reaffirmed the validity of the affidavit for the record.

Mr. Walsh had filed the necessary notices showing that at least 25 adjacent and/or interested parties had been notified of the date and hour of this public hearing and he proceeded to present his case.

Following the public hearing, Peter Braham, Senior Staff Coordinator, Zoning Evaluation Division, Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) presented the staff and Planning Commission recommendations.

Supervisor Connolly moved:

  • That the Zoning Ordinance as it applies to the property which is the subject of Rezoning Application RZ 1998-PR-058 be amended from the C-4, SC and HC Districts to the C-4, HC and SC Districts subject to the execution of the proffers dated February 22, 1999.
  • Approval of Special Exception Amendment Application SEA 83-P-045-3 subject to the development conditions dated November 19, 1998.

Supervisor Hyland seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Bulova, Supervisor Connolly, Supervisor Frey, Supervisor Gross, Supervisor Hyland, Supervisor Kauffman, Supervisor McConnell, Supervisor Mendelsohn, and Chairman Hanley voting "AYE" Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

100.

5:00 P.M. - PH ON PROPOSED AREA PLANS REVIEW (APR) ITEMS 97-II-14V AND 98-II-4V LOCATED SOUTH OF CHAIN BRIDGE ROAD AND OLD COURTHOUSE ROAD ON HORSE SHOE DRIVE (PROVIDENCE DISTRICT) (Tape 10)

A Certificate of Publication was filed from the Editor of the Fairfax Journal showing that notice of said public hearing had been duly advertised in that Newspaper in the issues of February 4 and February 11, 1999.

The public hearing was held and included testimony by eight speakers.

Following testimony by Charlene Carey (Speaker Two) Chairman Hanley relinquished the Chair to Vice-Chairman Hyland asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to determine what the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) stated in the record regarding the installation of a traffic light at the intersection of Horse Shoe Drive during the original rezoning or a subsequent rezoning. Without objection, it was so ordered.

Vice-Chairman Hyland returned the gavel to Chairman Hanley.

Supervisor Connolly moved approval of Area Plans Review (APR) Items APR 97-II-14V and ARP 98-II-4V as shown in Attachment III of the Memorandum to the Board with modifications as shown in the document titled Supervisor Connolly's Proposed Plan Text for APR Items 97-II-14V and 98-II-4V (Horse Shoe Drive), February 22, 1999. Supervisor Kauffman seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

101.

5:30 P.M. - PH ON PUBLIC FACILITY REVIEW APPLICATION 2232-Y98-23, (LELAND ROAD GROUP) (SULLY DISTRICT) (Tapes 10-11)

A Certificate of Publication was filed from the Editor of the Fairfax Journal showing that notice of said public hearing had been duly advertised in that Newspaper in the issues of February 4 and February 11, 1999.

Following the public hearing, which included testimony by two speakers, Supervisor Frey moved that the Board:

  • Affirm the determination of the Planning Commission pursuant to Section 15.2-2232 of the Code of Virginia, as amended, that the proposal by the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCHA) to acquire a single family home on approximately 1.89 acres of land located at 13525 Leland Road in Centreville, Virginia and lease it to the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) for use as a group home is substantially in accordance with the provisions of the Adopted Comprehensive Plan.
  • Authorize the FCHA to acquire parcel 55-3 ((2)) lot 100 pursuant to Section 36-19.2 of the Code of Virginia, as amended, for this proposed use.

Chairman Hanley seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Dix and Supervisor Mendelsohn being out of the room.

102.

5:30 P.M. - PH ON SPECIAL EXCEPTION APPLICATION SE 98-V-049 (AMERADA HESS CORPORATION) (MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT) (Tape 11)

Mr. Mohammad Sadrolashrafi reaffirmed the validity of the affidavit for the record.

Mr. Sadrolashrafi had filed the necessary notices showing that at least 25 adjacent and/or interested parties had been notified of the date and hour of this public hearing and he proceeded to present his case.

Following the public hearing, which included testimony by two speakers, Supervisor Hyland moved to waive the reading of the staff and Planning Commission recommendations. This motion was seconded by Supervisor McConnell and carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

Supervisor Hyland moved:

  • Approval of Special Exception Application SE 98-V-049 subject to the development conditions dated January 20, 1999.
  • Modification of the transitional screening and barrier requirements on the northern boundary of the site.
  • Waiver of the transitional screening requirements on the eastern boundary of the site.
  • Waiver of the service drive requirement on Richmond Highway.

Supervisor McConnell seconded the motion and it carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor Dix being out of the room.

103.

5:30 P.M. - PUBLIC COMMENT FROM FAIRFAX COUNTY CITIZENS AND BUSINESSES ON ISSUES OF CONCERN (Tape 11)

A Certificate of Publication was filed from the Editor of the Fairfax Journal showing that notice of said public hearing had been duly advertised in that Newspaper in the issues of February 4 and February 11, 1999.

Citizens and Businesses of Fairfax County are encouraged to present their views on issues of concern. The Board will hear public comment on any issue except: issues under litigation, issues which have been scheduled for public hearing before the Board (this date and future dates), personnel matters and/or comments regarding individuals. Each speaker may have up to three minutes and a maximum of 10 speakers will be heard. Speakers may address the Board only once during a six month period.

The public hearing was held and included testimony from the following eight speakers:

  • Ms. Cheryl Richardson regarding a presentation to Supervisor Bulova.
  • Ms. Lilla Richards regarding small tax districts.
  • Ms. Caroline Pickens regarding the public hearing process.
  • Ms. Peggy McNulty regarding a special tax district.
  • Ms. Elizabeth Watts regarding open space.
  • Ms. Diane D'arcy regarding open space.
  • Mr. Rufus Phillips regarding development concerns.
  • Mr. Bill Frazier regarding development concerns.

104.

BOARD ADJOURNMENT (Tape 11)

At 7:20 p.m., the Board adjourned.