EQAC Resolutions and Positions


EQAC issues recommendations to the Board of Supervisors through two mechanisms:

1.  The Annual Report on the Environment;
2.  Resolutions and positions issued during EQAC meetings.

EQAC's most recent resolutions and positions are:


2014

April:            Testimony on the FY 2015 Fairfax County budget (pdf)
June              Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding funding for the Environmental Improvement Program (pdf)
July               Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding the potential for hydraulic fracturing in the George Washington National Forest (pdf)

2013

January:        Memorandum to the County Executive regarding the FY 2014 budget (pdf)
February:      Memorandum supporting county assumption of sign enforcement authority in highway rights-of-way (pdf)
April:            Testimony on the FY 2014 Fairfax County budget (pdf)
April:            Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding application of urban development standards (pdf)
May:             Memorandum (dated June 10, 2013) to the Board of Supervisors regarding advertisement of a proposed stormwater management ordinance (pdf)
June:             Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding Fairfax Forward (pdf)
August:          Legislative position regarding disposable bags (pdf)
August:          Reiteration of July 2012 legislative position regarding uranium mining (pdf)
September:     Legislative position regarding community net-metering (pdf)
September:     Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding the stormwater management ordinance (pdf)
September:     Memorandum to the Board of Supervisors regarding proposed improvements to the Braddock Road/Pleasant Valley Road intersection (pdf)
November:     Memorandum (dated December 6, 2013) to the Board of Supervisors regarding the Countywide Dialogue on Transportation (pdf)

2012

January:        Resolution supporting retention of Virginia's uranium mining moratorium (pdf)
February:      Resolution regarding the Northern Virginia Regional Water Supply Plan (pdf)
April:            Testimony on the FY 2013 Fairfax County budget (pdf)
July:             Legislative position regarding disposable bags (pdf)
July:             Legislative position regarding uranium mining (pdf)
July:             Legislative position regarding power purchase agreements (pdf)
October:       Resolution of concern regarding Dulles Toll Road/Tysons vehicle access feasibility options (pdf)

2011

February:     Resolution supporting county purchase of the Energy Resource Recovery Facility (pdf)
March:         Resolution regarding cable TV set-top boxes (pdf)
                        -- Attachment (pdf)
March:         Resolution regarding the proposed FY 2012 county budget (pdf)
April:           Position regarding a proposed Public Facilities Manual amendment addressing public street design (pdf)
May:            Follow-up memorandum regarding the proposed PFM amendment addressing public street design (pdf)
August:        Legislative position regarding disposable bags (pdf)
December:    Memorandum (dated January 23, 2012) to the Board of Supervisors thanking the board for actions relating to signs in highway rights-of-way (pdf)

2010

April:           Letter regarding the FY 2011 budget (pdf)
April:           Recommendation regarding air quality monitoring in Fairfax County (pdf)
April:           Recommendation regarding the draft Plan amendment for the Tysons Corner Urban Center (pdf)
July:             Recommendations/questions regarding illegal highway signs and cigarette butt litter in Fairfax County (pdf)
August:        EQAC perspectives on the Virginia Department of Transportation's 527 review process (pdf)
August:         Legislative proposal:  Sign enforcement in highway rights-of-way, §33.1-373 (pdf)
August:         Legislative proposal:  Sign enforcement in highway rights-of-way, §33.1-375.1 (pdf)


2009

March:         Letter supporting the establishment of a stormwater service district (pdf)
April:           Letter regarding the FY 2010 budget (pdf)
April:            Letter reiterating support of funding for implementation of watershed plans (pdf)
May:            Letter supporting efforts to protect headwater streams (pdf)
July:            Resolution supporting legislation discouraging the use of plastic bags (pdf)
July:            Legislative proposal:  Reducing environmental contamination from plastic and paper bags (pdf)
July:            Position regarding proposed state stormwater management regulations (pdf)


2008

January:       Resolution on county capital facilities projects (pdf)
January:      Resolution on sign regulations (pdf)
January:       Resolution on the wildlife management program (pdf)
January:       Letter addressing consideration of establishment of regulations regarding stream buffers upstream of Resource Protection Areas (pdf)
January:       Resolution concerning a proposed Policy Plan amendment addressing headwater stream protection/restoration (pdf)
January:      Letter supporting resources needed for implementation of the Fairfax County Park Authority's Natural Resource Management Plan (pdf)
August:        Legislative proposal:  Adequate public facilities ordinance (pdf)
August:        Legislative proposal:  Greenhouse gas emissions--mandatory reporting (pdf)
September:   Resolution related to the conservation of trees during the land development process (pdf)

 


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