The Braddock Beacon, February 2011

Community Engagement Initiative Continues with Second Leadership Institute
The Braddock District Community Engagement Initiative (“CEI”) continues with a half-day “Leadership Institute,” scheduled for Saturday, February 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kings Park Library in Burke.

Braddock District Community Corner
Upcoming Community Meetings in Braddock; Supervisor Cook in the Community; Bed Bug Forum Scheduled; Fire Department Offering Training Class for CERT Program; Local Food Pantries Need Help Restocking Their Shelves; 2011 Electric Sunday Schedule Released

Braddock District Land Use Update
University Mall Rezoning, Commonwealth Swim Club, Trinity School, Song Subdivision

Sound Wall Relocation Along I-495 South near Long Pine Drive to Begin around Mid-February
As part of the construction of the I-495 Capital Beltway HOT Lanes, four new lanes (two in each direction) will be added to the Beltway. In order to make room for the two new Beltway lanes in each direction, the existing sound wall along Long Pine Drive near Heming Avenue must be relocated.

County Signs Agreement with Justice Department to Ensure Access for People with Disabilities
The Justice Department recently announced an agreement with Fairfax County, Va., to improve access to all aspects of civic life for persons with disabilities. The agreement was reached under Project Civic Access (PCA), the department’s wide-ranging initiative to ensure that cities, towns and counties throughout the country comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Supervisor Cook’s motion to approve the agreement was approved by the Board on a 8-1 vote.

Monticello Park Master Plan Meeting to be Rescheduled
For the second time, the public information meeting discussing the development of a park master plan for Monticello Park was cancelled due to weather. When a new date is set, we will make the community aware.


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