The Braddock District Office offers its residents, not-for-profit community and educational groups the opportunity to use the Braddock Hall conference room at no cost to the user. Use of Braddock Hall does not constitute Supervisor Cook’s endorsement or support of the group’s policies or beliefs.
Any individual or group desiring to use Braddock Hall must complete an application and either deliver it in person or send it by mail, e-mail, or fax to Supervisor Cook’s Braddock District office at 703.503.9583. Once the written request has been received by the office, the reservation may be confirmed by phone call. The Braddock Supervisor shall be the final authority in granting or denying permission to use the Hall.
Braddock Hall can accommodate up to 40 people at tables and up to 80 people in a forum setting. The room contains tables and chairs, a podium as well as a projection screen and is equipped with cable access. Free wireless Internet connection is available, but NO computer or media equipment are available to groups or individuals using Braddock Hall.
Questions about using or reserving Braddock Hall may be referred to the Braddock District Supervisor’s office in person or by telephone call, e-mail, mail or fax to:
Phone: 703 425-9300
Braddock Hall Coordinator
Office of Supervisor John Cook
Braddock District Government Center
9002 Burke Lake Road
Burke, VA 22015
- Braddock Hall is generally scheduled on a first-come first-served basis.
- Reservations are accepted beginning September 1st for the following calendar year.
- Groups will be limited to one regular use per month. Additional occasional requests may be met on a space-available basis. Reservations may not exceed two consecutive days.
- If a meeting is postponed or cancelled, groups are to notify the Braddock District office immediately.
- Official governmental use of Braddock Hall may supersede a reservation made by an organization. We apologize for any inconvenience. Every effort will be made to give as much notice as possible if this occurs.
- All meetings must be open to the public.
- No admission may be charged.
- No programs involving sales may be conducted unless sponsored by the Supervisor’s Office, library, the Library Board of Trustees, the Fairfax Library Foundation or a Friends group.
- Publicity promoting meetings and events must clearly identify the sponsoring group, time and place.
- Furniture may be rearranged, but should be returned to the original configuration. Tables and chairs are limited at some libraries.
- The Supervisor’s Office staff is not required to move meeting room equipment, furniture or personal property for groups.
- Light refreshments may be served. Groups are responsible for supplies and prompt cleanup.
- According to Fairfax County Procedural Memorandum No. 136 (Revised), the use of alcoholic beverages in county facilities is strictly prohibited except when and where specifically authorized by the County Executive.
- The Supervisor’s Office does not provide media equipment or computers for use in meeting rooms.
- Groups using Braddock Hall are responsible for maintaining order, for compensating the library for damages to the premises, equipment or furnishings that occur during their use, and for the safekeeping of any private property brought into the library.
- If a meeting is postponed or cancelled, groups must notify the Supervisor’s Office immediately.
- Individuals receiving a meeting room key must sign a Letter of Agreement, must be over 21 years of age and must present a picture ID at the time the key is issued.
- Depending on the custodial schedule, Braddock Hall users may be required to bag trash and deposit it in the library dumpster.
- Braddock Hall must be secured at the conclusion of the meeting.
- The Braddock Hall key must be returned to the library immediately upon the conclusion of the meeting, either delivered in person to library staff or deposited in book drop according to prior arrangements.
Failure to comply with these rules may result in refusal of your meeting room use at Braddock Hall.