April 6 Board of Supervisors Meeting Features 7 Presentations


April 5, 2010
OPA 070/10

News Highlights  

  • Police Department and Code Enforcement Strike Teams; John Adair and Ron Coen to be recognized.
  • Public Safety Telecommunications Week; Donate Life Month; Architecture Week; Fair Housing Month; and Sexual Assault Awareness Month to be designated.
  • A downloadable photo and synopsis of each presentation will be posted online following the meeting.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Tuesday, April 6, 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. More information on the April 6 meeting, including an agenda, can be found online.

Police Department and Code Enforcement Strike Teams
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Fairfax County Police Department and the Code Enforcement Strike Teams for the successful conclusion of the largest fraud investigation in Fairfax County history.

Public Safety Telecommunications Week
The Board of Supervisors will designate April 12-16 as Public Safety Telecommunications Week in Fairfax County. The Fairfax County Department of Public Safety Communications — the 9-1-1 Center — is the first contact with those in need of emergency assistance. The Fairfax County 9-1-1 Center is one of the few centers of its kind in the state accredited by the commonwealth of Virginia to provide emergency medical dispatch and pre-arrival Instruction during medical emergencies prior to the arrival of public safety personnel.

John Adair and Ron Coen
The Board of Supervisors will recognize John Adair and Ron Coen for their years of service to Fairfax County in the Office of the Financial and Program Auditor.

Donate Life Month
The Board of Supervisors will designate April as Donate Life Month in Fairfax County. There are a number of ways to give the gift of life, including Virginia’s online organ donor registry at www.save7lives.org; participating in a living donor program; or signing up at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Fairfax County has more than 500 residents currently on a waiting list to receive an organ transplant.

Architecture Week
The Board of Supervisors will designate April 11-18 as Architecture Week in Fairfax County. The architecture profession in Fairfax County is conscientious in its stewardship of the county’s architectural and historic treasures.

Fair Housing Month
The Board of Supervisors will designate April as Fair Housing Month in Fairfax County. April 11 marks the 42nd anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The Board of Supervisors will designate April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Fairfax County. Staff and volunteers in Fairfax County work year-round to end sexual violence and support survivors by providing prevention education and survivor empowerment information to schools, churches and civic organizations, as well as medical, mental health, law enforcement and criminal justice personnel.

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703-324-3189, TTY 711, Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)
publicaffairs@fairfaxcounty.gov
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