The Braddock Beacon, September 2012


 

Supervisor Cook and Fairfax County Police Join On Traffic Safety Initiative
Supervisor Cook and Fairfax County Police are teaming up to stop speeders and unsafe drivers. Supervisor Cook, “McGruff” the Crime Dog, and West Springfield MPO J.T. Frey met at the Laurel Ridge Elementary School on September 10 to reaffirm their commitment to making our neighborhood streets safer.

Infill Development Proposals Bring Challenges
Developers have filed, or are considering, a number of infill development applications, which present our new Land Use Committee, and the Braddock District as whole, with some challenging policy decisions.

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.
    Guinea Road Bridge Project near Completion
    Project to Turn Kings Park West Swimming Pool into resource Protection Area Still Moving Forward
    Three Things You Need to Know for the November 6 Elections
    Wakefield Chapel Bike Lane Being Misused

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: 
    The Rebuild Warehouse Needs Volunteers!
    Join Friends of Accotink Creek with the International Coastal Cleanup 2012
    Park Fairfax and Earth Sangha Plant Sale
    The Park Authority Board Would like to Hear from you
    Introducing Wakefield Run, the new name for a tributary of Accotink Creek                                          

Braddock Community Events for September
This section is a round-up of community events and articles of importance to the Braddock District and includes the following: 
    Take Part in Deciding the County’s Future Transportation Funding Policy
    This Month’s BDC Meeting to Feature Presentation on 495 Express Lanes Mason President to Speak at Community Forum
    Oak Hill Open House
    Community Forum on Drinking and Driving in October
    Youth Bicycle Rodeo
    New Library Hours Begin this Month
    Fairfax Prepares: 30 ways in 30 days

Ongoing Braddock District Land Use Cases
This section is a round-up of land use articles of importance to the Braddock District and includes the following: 
    Tariq Khan Rezoning
    INOVA/PACE
    University Mall Sign Plan
    Eleven Oaks School Site
    Next Meeting of the Braddock District Land Use Committee Scheduled
    Child Care Zoning Ordinance Amendment  

Supervisor Cook in the Community
This section is a round-up of events that Supervisor Cook attended in the month of June.


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