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 CLERK'S BOARD SUMMARY

REPORT OF ACTIONS OF THE

FAIRFAX COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

TUESDAY

April 4, 2006

 

 

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The recessed meeting was called to order at 6:08 p.m., with all Members being present, with the exception of Supervisor Gross and Supervisor McConnell, and with Chairman Connolly presiding.

 

Supervisor Gross arrived at 6:23 p.m.

 

Supervisor McConnell arrived at 7:05 p.m.

 

Others present were Anthony H. Griffin, County Executive; David P. Bobzien, County Attorney; Catherine A. Chianese, Assistant to the County Executive; Angela Schauweker, Management Analyst, Office of the County Executive, Regina Thorn Corbett, Administrative Assistant, Office of the County Executive; Patti M. Hicks, Chief Deputy Clerk to the Board of Supervisors; and Denise Scott, Deputy Clerk to the Board of Supervisors.

 

AGENDA ITEMS

 

1.                     6 P.M. – PRESENTATION BY THE FAIRFAX COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD  (6:09 p.m.)

 

Chairman Connolly recognized the presence of the following members of the School Board and warmly welcomed them to the Board Auditorium.

 

·        Ilryong Moon, Chairman

 

·        Janie Strauss, Budget Chair, Dranesville District

 

·        Stuart D. Gibson, Hunter Mill District

 

·        Kaye Kory, Mason District

 

·        Brad Center, Vice-Chairman, Lee District

 

·        Kathy Smith, Sully District

 

·        Catherine A. Belter, Springfield District

 

·        Phillip Niedzielski-Eichner, Providence District

 

·        Judith (Tessie) Wilson, Braddock District

 

·        Jack Dale, Superintendent, Fairfax County Public Schools

 

Chairman Moon presented the School Board’s Fiscal Year 2007 budget.

 

Extensive discussion ensued, with input from Mr. Dale and Mr. Moon, regarding funding for schools.

 

Supervisor Kauffman asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to report with information regarding the costs to the County for “like pay for like positions” between the Schools and County.  Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

2.                     7 P.M. – CONTINUATION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2007 ADVERTISED BUDGET PLAN, THE ADVERTISED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) FOR FY’S 2007–2011_ (WITH FUTURE FY’S TO 2016) AND THE CURRENT APPROPRIATION IN THE FY 2006 REVISED BUDGET PLAN  (7:08 p.m.)

 

A Certificate of Publication was filed from the editor of the Washington Times showing that notice of said public hearings were duly advertised in the newspaper as follows:

 

·        County Executive’s proposed FY 2006 Advertised Budget Plan and the CIP for the FYs 2007-2011 with future FYs to 2015 on March 17 and March 24, 2006.

 

·        The current appropriation in the FY 2004 Revised Budget Plan on March 24, 2006.

 

(7:53 p.m.)

 

Following the testimony of Jim Edwards-Hewitt, Representative, Community Action Advisory Board (Speaker 9), Supervisor Gross asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to determine if the recommendation for translation services is through additional funding of positions or to fund outsourcing the positions.  Without objection, it was so ordered.

 


(8:20 p.m.)

 

Following the testimony of Anita Baker, Chairman, Employees Advisory Council (Speaker 13), Chairman Connolly relinquished the Chair to Vice-Chairman Bulova and asked unanimous consent that the Board direct the County Executive to respond to the material presented in Ms. Baker’s testimony.  Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

Vice-Chairman Bulova returned the gavel to Chairman Connolly

 

(8:52 p.m.)

 

Following the testimony of William Peerenboon, Magistrate (Speaker 21), Supervisor Hudgins asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to refer the issue of magistrates to the Legislative Committee.  Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

(9:10 p.m.)

 

Following the testimony of John Werderman, Representative, Police Chief’s Citizens Advisory Council (Speaker 25), Supervisor Hyland asked unanimous consent that the Board direct staff to include as a Consideration item the police citizen aides.  Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

                        The public hearing was held with testimony from 50 speakers.

 

3.                     BOARD RECESS  (10:49 p.m.)

 

Chairman Connolly announced that the Board would recess until 7 p.m. on April 5, 2006, for the continuation of the following public hearings:

 

·        The proposed adoption of the County Executive's FY 2007 Advertised Budget Plan.

 

·        The Capital Improvement Program for FY 2007 - 2011 (with future FYs to 2016).

 

·        The Current Appropriation Level in the FY 2006 Revised Budget Plan.