Aug. 4 Board of Supervisors Meeting Features 6 Presentations

Aug. 1, 2008

News Highlights 

  • Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Vy Nguyen, Michael Rierson, Ifty Khan, HOT Lanes replanting volunteers and Judith Rosen to be honored.
  • A downloadable photo and synopsis of each presentation will be posted on the county's Web site.

More Information 

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Monday, Aug. 4, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., will make the following presentations to residents and county staff. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711. For information on the Aug. 4 meeting, including an agenda, visit

Platinum Peak Award
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services’ Noman M. Cole Jr. Pollution Control Plant for receiving a Platinum Peak Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. The Noman M. Cole Plant is the largest advanced wastewater treatment plan in Va., and has achieved 100 percent compliance for 10 consecutive years with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit.

Vy Nguyen
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Vy Nguyen for her work on the Asian-American History Project Task Force.  As part of the task force, she developed the Vietnamese-American History Project Web site.

Michael Rierson
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Michael Rierson for 35 years of service with the Fairfax County Park Authority. As a preservationist, Rierson has worked tirelessly to protect valuable artifacts and historic properties, as well as cultural and natural resources in Fairfax County. Projects he managed include the first cultural resource park, Mount Air, and the Laurel Hill Project.

Ifty Khan
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Ifty Khan for 25 years of extraordinary service to the Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES). Through his vision and dedication as the director of the wastewater collection division, DPWES has been recognized for managerial excellence by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Governing magazine.

Replanting Native Flora and Vegetation
The Board of Supervisors will recognize volunteers who joined in partnership with Capital Beltway Express LLC and the HOT Lanes project team to replant indigenous plants from the staging areas and environs to be impacted by the HOT Lanes project. The volunteers collaborated to identify, remove, transport and replant native flora and vegetation at numerous Fairfax County Public Schools.

Judith Rosen
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Judith Rosen for 33 years of service to Fairfax County. As the founding director of the Department of Family Services' Office for Children, she has developed a thorough and harmonious program for childcare and education that has served an estimated 500,000 children in Fairfax County. Rosen has received numerous honors for her work including a Fairfax County A. Heath Onthank Award and the 2008 Outstanding Service to Children Award from the Virginia Association for Early Childhood Education.


Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director of Public Affairs
703-324-3187, TTY 711, Fax 703-324-2010
Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)

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