Jan. 23 Board of Supervisors Meeting

Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
703-324-3187, TTY 711, FAX 703-324-2010

Jan. 19, 2006

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Residents and Staff, Issue a Proclamation and Adopt Resolutions

Note to Editor: A downloadable photo and text of each presentation will be posted on the county’s Web site at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/opa/presentations.htm on Tuesday, Jan. 24. These photos will remain on the Web site until the next board meeting with presentations on Monday, Feb. 6.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 23, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., will recognize the following residents and staff for their accomplishments, issue a proclamation and adopt resolutions as listed below. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711.

Making Every Drop Count
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Charlie C. Crowder Jr., of Clifton, for his years of service at Fairfax Water. Crowder served as general manager for more than 12 years.

40 Years and More
Lawrence V. Fowler, of Alexandria, will be recognized for more than 40 years of continuous community service. Fowler was appointed to the Fairfax County Public Utilities Commission, now known as the Fairfax County Consumer Protection Commission, in 1964. He served as chairman for 12 years. As a commission member, Fowler played a significant role in drafting county ordinances, position papers, reports and agreements, which have contributed to the protection and well-being of Fairfax County residents.

Six Principals and 27 Graduations Later
Nancy Burke, of Reston, will be recognized for her accomplishments as a teacher in the Fairfax County Public Schools system. Employed by the school system since 1976, Burke taught at South Lakes High School, Reston, since it opened in 1978. Her accomplishments include serving as the site chief medical officer for the 1996 Summer Olympics, a trainer for the 2000 World Cup in lacrosse, a member of the Virginia High School League’s Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and a 2000 Best of Reston award.

February is African-American History Month
The Board of Supervisors will issue a proclamation to designate February 2006 as African-American History Month in Fairfax County. Throughout the history of the United States, African-Americans have contributed to the strength and integrity of our nation and have effected changes in our society with their labor and voice to reflect the American ideals of freedom, justice and equality for all.

FASTRAN Celebrates 20 Years
The Board of Supervisors will adopt a resolution to commend and thank FASTRAN and its contractors on the occasion of its 20th anniversary. Since its inception in 1986, FASTRAN has been dedicated to transporting senior citizens and individuals with disabilities.

Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Teleworking We Go
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Fairfax Teleworks core team, Department of Tax Administration Director Kevin Greenlief and county teleworkers for their role in exceeding the goal to have 20 percent of the county’s eligible workforce teleworking by the end of 2005. Teleworking saves commuting miles, preventing pollutants from entering the air and lowering the number of vehicles on the road. Teleworking plays a necessary role during emergencies, guaranteeing the continuity of operations in the government and private sector.

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