The Braddock Beacon: July 2010


Board of Supervisors Pass New Rules on Tysons, but Questions Remain
During its regularly scheduled June 22nd meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved a significant Comprehensive Plan Amendment designed to spur the redevelopment of Tysons Corner. I voted for the plan, and while I am an optimist, I expressed my significant concern that it was too cautious and timid, and did not support the broad economic development objectives of the Tysons Task Force.

Braddock District Community Corner
Get Ready for the 2010 Best of Braddock Awards! Also, Braddock Nights at Ossian Hall Wins National Award; see what events Supervisor Cook attended in June; Board of Supervisors Proclaims June 25, 2010 Korean War Remembrance Day in Fairfax County and Laurel Ridge Elementary School Celebrates is 40th Birthday.

Internet Safety 101: Protecting Children While They Surf the Web
On June 10th, Supervisor Cook and Supervisor Pat Herrity of the Springfield District hosted a very informative meeting at Woodson High School addressing the issue of internet safety.

Braddock District Land Use Updates
Bus Parking Lot, Bryce Estates and Two Proposed Cell Towers

Driving Through the Braddock District
Obey the Speed Limit While Driving Through Braddock and Zoning Tip of the Month: Parking Violations

Environmental News in the Braddock District
Input Sought for Pohick Creek Watershed Plan; Fight the Bite: Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes This Summer

Personal Property Taxes Due October 5, Avoid the Line, Pay Online!
The 2010 personal property tax bills are being mailed to Fairfax County residents this summer, with payment due by October 5. This year your bill includes a new vehicle registration fee, effective July 1. More information on personal property taxes can be found at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dta or call 703-222-8234

Michael Longhi Named Auditor to the Board of Supervisors
After twelve years of outstanding service to Fairfax County, John Adair recently retired from the position of Auditor to the Board of Supervisors. After a nationwide search for his replacement, the Board of Supervisors appointed Michael Longhi to this position, effective July 12, 2010.

 


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