The Braddock Beacon, July 2011


Planning Underway for “Western Connector,” Burke Transit and Emergency Management
Open House on West Campus Connector set for August, Town Hall on Future Transit Service in Burke scheduled and Emergency Preparedness Site Goes Live

County Awaits Consultant Study of Pension Plan Options
This Fall the Board of Supervisors and County staff will receive a consultant’s report outlining options for addressing the County’s $1.7 billion unfunded pension liability, and advice regarding how to put our retirement plans on a more firm, long-term, financial footing. I eagerly await the consultant’s report.

Supervisor Cook Announces Sidewalk Construction in Front of Terra Centre School to Begin Soon
Supervisor Cook announces that Fairfax County will soon begin building a sidewalk from the corner of Pond Spice Lane to Terra Centre Elementary School in Burke. Construction is set to begin within the next few weeks, months of ahead of schedule.

Braddock Neighborhood News
This section is a round-up of community events and articles of importance to the Braddock District and includes the following:

                Supervisor Cook in the Community
                Second Coffee Connections Scheduled
                Best of Braddock Celebration July 13
                National Night Out Challenges Neighborhood Crime
                It’s Summer Cookout and Party Season
                Car Seat Checks in full Force at West Springfield Police Station

Driving Through Braddock
This section is a round-up of transportation articles of importance to the Bradodck District and includes the following:

                Fair Lakes Parkway Detour Begins Early July: Through Traffic at Fairfax County Parkway to Use Fair Lakes Circle
                Start of Guinea Road Bridge Project Delayed
                Adaptive Traffic Signals Coming to Braddock Road

Braddock District Land Use Update
This section is a round-up of land use articles of importance to the Bradodck District and includes the following:

                Commonwealth Swim Club Public Hearing July 20
                Trinity Christian School July 28 Public Hearing Scheduled

July Park and Environmental Update
This section is a round-up of park and environmental articles of importance to the Braddock District and includes the following:

                Community Continues to Meet on Monticello Park Master Plan 
                July Environmental Events
                Free Summer Sustainability Workshops from George Mason Univeristy

 

 


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