Parks Bond Referendum Information on County Web Site

Sept. 16, 2008

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  • Get information about projects to be funded by the parks bond or request a speaker at
  • $77 million parks bond referendum will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.

More Information 

Information about this year’s parks bond referendum is now available on the Fairfax County Web site at This online resource offers specific information about projects expected to be funded, general information about bonds and a form to request a presentation about the referendum.

On Nov. 4, Fairfax County voters will be asked to vote “yes” or “no” on a parks bond referendum on the general election ballot. The referendum asks voters to allow the county to borrow up to $77 million to acquire new parks, improve existing parks and renovate park facilities.

Of the $77 million, the Fairfax County Park Authority would receive $65 million. The remaining $12 million would be used to pay the county’s share of capital costs for the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, which was created by six local governments including Fairfax County.



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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