Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Citizens and Staff


Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
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March 4, 2005


Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Citizens and Staff, Adopt a Resolution, and Issue Proclamations

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Monday, March 7, beginning at 9:30 a.m., will recognize the following citizens and staff for their accomplishments, adopt a resolution and issue proclamations as listed below. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711.

All That Glitters Is Not Gold
The skirl of the pipes

The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Northern Virginia Firefighters’ Emerald Society Pipe Band for more than 20 years of inspirational music and noteworthy service to Fire and Rescue, Law Enforcement, and the communities of Northern Virginia and Fairfax County.

Merrifield Fire and Rescue Station 30
A quarter of a century of service to the community

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Station 30, Merrifield, will be recognized for its 25th anniversary. The station house opened on Dec. 1, 1979. Firefighters and paramedics provide steadfast and courageous service 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week to the residents of Fairfax County.

Taking It From the Top
Walter L. Mess served from the beginning

The Board of Supervisors will adopt a resolution commending Walter L. Mess, of Falls Church, for nearly 50 years of counsel, leadership and service to the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and the residents of Fairfax County. Mess has served as chairman of the authority for 30 years and has played a key role in the acquisition of parkland and cooperative activities with federal, state and local government.

March Marks the Month
Including People with Developmental Disabilities Month

The Board of Supervisors will issue a proclamation to designate March as Including People with Developmental Disabilities Month in Fairfax County. Residents of Fairfax County are encouraged to recognize the value and potential of people with developmental disabilities and urged to include these individuals in all aspects of community life.

Board to Thank Land Conservation Awardees
Standing on firm ground

The Board of Supervisors will recognize companies and individuals who have received a Fairfax County Land Conservation Award for their commitment to the environment by addressing components of the 20-year environmental vision adopted by the board. Components of that vision include installing and maintaining erosion and sedimentation controls and tree preservation efforts. Those to be recognized for their achievement include Patriot Development for Reserve at Martin’s Point; Scott Long Company for the Phase II parking garage at Fairfax Hospital; Zadmer Enterprises, Inc. for the Fairfax Center Fire Station; R. G. Griffith Company, the Pohick trunk line upgrade; Patten, Harris, Rust and Associates; Todd Barton, outstanding site superintendent, Stanley Martin Companies; Ed Ballard and Leslie Setliff, environmental facilities inspectors of the year; Boston Properties Inc.; Atlantic Realty Companies Inc.; Cafferty Poplar Run, LLC; Governor’s Grove, LLC; Marcia and Kenneth Huntsman; and Prentiss Properties.

Can We Talk?
March is Alternative Dispute Resolution Month

The Board of Supervisors will proclaim March as Alternative Dispute Resolution Month in Fairfax County. Resolving conflict through mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution promotes mutually agreeable outcomes, preserves relationship and enhances collaborative efforts. Residents are urged to recognize the benefits of alternative dispute resolution programs and to acknowledge the valuable role of volunteers who offer their services to their neighbors, fellow students and peers.

Roundin’ the Bases
Sliding into home at 50

The McLean Little League board of directors will be recognized on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Little League in McLean. Throughout the five decades of serving youth in the community, the board of directors has volunteered organizational talent and fundraising capabilities, provided the principles of teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play, and instilled values that may be applied throughout their lives.

 

 

FAIRFAX COUNTY IS COMMITTED TO A POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION IN ALL COUNTY PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES AND WILL PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS UPON REQUEST. TO REQUEST SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS, CALL 703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935. PLEASE ALLOW FIVE WORKING DAYS IN ADVANCE OF EVENTS IN ORDER TO MAKE THE NECESSARY ARRANGEMENTS.

 


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