The Braddock Beacon: December 2009
Holiday Message from Supervisor Cook
Whatever your traditions, December is a time of celebration, goodwill and optimism. This year, with our Community Engagement Initiative, people are rediscovering their communities, connecting with their neighbors, and devoting their time, energy and talents to making their neighborhoods better places to live.
Become an Active Partner in Your Community Through Neighborhood
College and the Leadership Institute
The Braddock District Community Engagement Initiative seeks to foster stronger connections between people and their communities, strengthen our neighborhoods and help improve the quality of life in the Braddock District. Here you will find information about the Neighborhood College, the Leadership Institute and a Community Engagement Tip of the Month
Braddock District Community Corner
A round-up of events the Supervisor attended over the last month, get to know Northern Virginia Community College and learn what Supervisor Cook is doing to address parking issues in the communities surrounding NVCC and George Mason.
Driving Through the Braddock District
Find out about major traffic impacts expected at the Beltway and Braddock Interchange during the month of December and learn both how VDOT is prepared to handle winter weather this season and how they are informing shoppers at Tysons Corner of traffic before leaving the mall.
County Increases Transparency with New Website
The county is in the first phase of a multi-year effort to install an Enterprise Resource Planning system that will provide an extensive financial database and make possible access to transaction level data. The new page is www.fairfaxcounty.gov/finance/transparency.
Information for the Holiday Season
Season’s greetings from Tessie Wilson, Braddock District School Board Representative, Police Light-up the holidays, holiday recycling tips and for those of us who put up extra lights during the holidays, safety reminders from the Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative.