The Braddock Beacon: July 2009

In this Edition of The Braddock Beacon

Board Retreat Covers Significant Ground
The first Board of Supervisors’ retreat in five years covered significant ground on the County budget, affordable housing policy and transportation, among other issues. I was pleased to participate in these important discussions.

Braddock District Community Corner
A round-up of events the Supervisor attended over the last month, the 2009 Best of Braddock Award Winners and recent Appointees to Boards, Authorities and Commissions

Input Needed on Potential Commercial Parking Limits
I would appreciate your input on a proposal that will soon come before the Board that would prohibit certain vehicles from parking on residential streets in the County.

Keep These Things in Mind When Eyeing Tall Grass
We continue to get calls and emails regarding properties with overgrown grass, and we appreciate your vigilance. We are happy to work with residents on this issue because we know it affects all of us.

National Night Out Challenges Neighborhood Crime
On August 4, neighborhoods across America are celebrating National Night Out to show that they are taking a stand against crime.

Braddock Neighborhood News, Review of the June Edition: Illegal Boarding Houses
In the June edition of Braddock Neighborhood News, we discussed illegal boarding houses with Deputy Zoning Administrator Michael Congleton and Strike Team Operations Chief Jeff Blackford.

Moving Through the Braddock District: A Look at Transportation Issues Impacting our Community
Summer paving Projects on Guinea, Olley, Steamboat Landing, HOT Lanes Project Temporarily Halted, Now Reopened and State Money for Construction and Maintenance Lacking

Land Use Round-Up: Ongoing and Forthcoming Cases
There are a number of land use cases in the Braddock District which have either recently been filed or are now scheduled for public hearings before the Board of Supervisors. I want to be sure you are aware of these cases.

Update on the Ongoing George Mason Construction
A look at the recent developments on the Mason Inn and the Masonvale projects.


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