Jan. 2 Furlough Schedules for Fairfax County Government

Dec. 17, 2008

News Highlights  

  • The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved a furlough day without pay for Fairfax County Government employees on Friday, Jan. 2, and services will be affected.
  • The furlough is a result of the projected revenue shortfall for the current fiscal year (FY 2009, which began July 1 and ends June 30, 2009).
  • Employees who work in 24/7 mission-essential public safety and nonpublic safety positions to maintain public health and safety are exempted due to the nature of the work.

More Information 

County Government Offices – Closed.

Courts – Closed. County employees on furlough; state employees have scheduled day off.

Police Department – Central Record Office closed.

Public Schools – Closed, not due to furlough day, students and teachers on winter break.

Libraries – Closed.

Fairfax Connector – Regular weekday service.

Fastran – Critical medical appointments only.

Park Authority – All RECenters and Resource Management Division sites, such as nature centers, historic sites, Frying Pan Farm Park and Green Spring Gardens, closed.

Community, Teen and Senior Centers – Closed with exceptions.*

County Trash and Recycling Collection – Sanitary districts with trash and recycling collection on Friday will receive service as scheduled.

Recycling and Disposal Facilities at I-66 Transfer Station and I-95 Landfill Complex – Open.

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

  • 24/7 emergency services open at Woodburn Center, 703-573-5679, TTY 711.
  • All CSB programs that serve people in a residential setting with 24/7 staffing coverage will be open. 
  • Outpatient and case management services closed, but backed up by 24/7 emergency services.

* The McLean Community Center will be closed, except for the Winter Break program and evening performances. The Reston Community Center Hunter Woods will be open on Jan. 2 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; the Lake Anne Center will be closed.


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