The Braddock Beacon, November 2, 2012
495 Express Lanes Set to Open In November
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and 495 Express Lanes recently announced that the 14-mile corridor of new high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes on the Virginia side of the Capital Beltway will open as early as November 17.
Recognizing the Braddock Champions of Character Award
Late last month I was pleased to attend the annual Fairfax County Champions of Character Awards ceremony. The Champions of Character program, organized by the Fairfax County Athletic Council (FCAC), in partnership with the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS), honors athletes, coaches and parents who have demonstrated extraordinary service in the sports community, while modeling the basic traits of good character: respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.
Proposed Child Care Ordinance Amendment Works its Way
Through County Process, Board Discusses At Meeting
Staff continues to develop options for amending the Zoning Ordinance to allow up to 12 children to be cared for in a single family home if otherwise approved by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Right now the maximum number of children allowed in Fairfax County is ten.
Braddock Neighborhood News
We have a lot going on right now here in the Braddock District. The following are a few of the community events from the last month.
GMU Student Creates Fairfaxpedia
Remember to do Your Civic Duty, Vote on November 6
Control Telemarketing Calls to Your Home
Looking Ahead and Preparing for the Winter Season
Braddock District Environmental Updates
This section is a round-up of park and environment focused articles of importance to the Braddock District and includes the following:
Tariq Khan Rezoning
University Mall Sign Plan
Eleven Oaks School Site
Development of New Stormwater Ordinance Progresses
The Braddock District Land use Committee
Braddock Community Events for November
This section is a round-up of community events and articles of importance to the Braddock District and includes the following:
Community Fun Day at Little River Glen Senior Center
Save the Date: Annual Taste of Braddock
Dispose of Debris from Hurricane Sandy
Winter Outerwear Drive to Benefit ECHO
Member of a Homeowner or Civic Association? Come Out for this Virginia Legislative Update
Survey Results from Countywide Dialogue on Transportation now Available
Ongoing Braddock District Land Use Cases
This section is a round-up of land use articles of importance to the Braddock District.
Supervisor Cook in the Community
This section is a round-up of events that Supervisor Cook attended in the month of October.