Jan. 22 Board of Supervisors Meeting


Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
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Jan. 19, 2007

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

Note to editor: A downloadable photo and synopsis of each presentation will be posted on the county’s Web site at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/opa/presentations.htm on Monday, Jan. 22. These photos will remain on the Web site until the next board meeting with presentations on Monday, Feb. 5.

 The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Monday Jan. 22, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., will recognize the following residents and staff, issue a proclamation and adopt a resolution. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711.

Legacy of Louis Genuario To Be Honored

The Board of Supervisors will dedicate the accessible seating area and a plaque in the Board Auditorium to honor Louis V. Genuario and his work to ensure buildings, facilities and programs in Fairfax County are free of physical barriers. Genuario, who died in January 2004, worked tirelessly to improve the lives of residents with disabilities in Fairfax County.

Maximizing the Uprights

The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Chantilly and Edison High School football teams for their winning seasons. Chantilly is the 2006 Virginia AAA Northern Region Division 6 champion; Edison claimed the title for Division 5.

Dale Rumberger Receives Distinguished Educational Leadership Award

The Board of Supervisors will recognize Dale Rumberger, principal of South County Secondary School, Lorton, for receiving a 2006 Distinguished Education Leadership Award from The Washington Post. Rumberger, known for his interest in each student and support of staff, was cited for creating an exceptional environment for education.

Bruce Butler Named First-Year Administrator for 2007

The Board of Supervisors will recognize Bruce Butler, principal of South Lakes High School, Reston, for being selected by Fairfax County Public Schools to receive the 2007 Nancy F. Sprague First-Year Administrator Award. Leadership and positive interaction among students and faculty are hallmarks of Butler’s management style.

2006 Bond Referendum Citizen Committee

The Board of Supervisors will recognize the 2006 Bond Referendum Citizen Committee for its work in providing county residents with information about two county bonds and conducting presentations as requested by civic organizations and other interested groups. Members of the committee include Janyce Hedetniemi, Annandale, chair; Mark Abbott, Chantilly; William Bouie, Reston; Christopher Cole, Falls Church; Fran Fisher, Fairfax; Carol Hawn, Centreville; Robert Johansson, Alexandria; Scott Martin, Fairfax Station; Michael McClanahan, Burke; Alfred Thieme Jr., Falls Church; Bob Vernola, Springfield; Arthur Wells, Annandale; and Stephen Wright, Fairfax.

Community Emergency Response Team Program Celebrates 10 Years

The Board of Supervisors will adopt a resolution to congratulate the Community Emergency Response Team program, also known as CERT, for 10 years of service to Fairfax County. The primary goal of the program is to train residents to respond and assist others in their community effectively and efficiently in the event of an emergency. The training for residents includes fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations. The program is administered by the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and consists of 26 hours of FEMA-authorized training.

February Is African American History Month

The Board of Supervisors will designate February as African American History Month in Fairfax County. February is traditionally set aside to celebrate the history, contributions, concerns and achievements of African Americans.

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