Feb. 23 Board of Supervisors Meeting Features 7 Presentations


Feb. 19, 2010
OPA 047/10

News Highlights  

  • Chantilly Youth Association Cheer Select Squad; Marvin Cantor; Tysons Land Use Task Force; and the Park Authority to be recognized.
  • Women’s History Month; Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week; and Alternative Dispute Resolution 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, Feb. 23, scheduled to begin at 9 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 Feb. 23 meeting, including an agenda, can be found online.

Women’s History Month
The Board of Supervisors will designate March 2010 as Women’s History Month in Fairfax County  emphasizing the high value it places on the contributions of women — past and present — toward enriching the quality of life for all members of this community.

Chantilly Youth Association Cheer Teams
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Chantilly Youth Association Cheer Select Squad and the Cheer Select 14 and Under Team for their accomplishments in a U.S. National Competition. The Cheer Select Squad ranked first out of 125 teams and the Cheer Select 14 and Under Team was named the Overall Level Winner with the highest score of all teams competing in the U.S.

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week
The Board of Supervisors will designate Feb. 7-14 as Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week in Fairfax County. Congenital heart defects are the most frequently occuring birth defect and the leading cause of birth defect-related deaths worldwide.

Marvin Cantor
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Marvin Cantor for his service on the Board of Building and Fire Prevention Code Appeals. Cantor served on the board for more than 22 years and as chairman for most of his tenure.

Tysons Land Use Task Force
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Tysons Land Use Task Force for its work to develop a community vision for the transformation of Tysons Corner.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Month
The Board of Supervisors will designate March 2010 as Alternative Dispute Resolution Month in Fairfax County. Fairfax County recognizes that resolving conflict through mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution promotes mutually agreeable outcomes, preserves relationships and enhances collaborative efforts.

Park Authority
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Park Authority for its 60th anniversary. The Park Authority was established to save open space, preserve historic sites, provide facilities for families to recreate and act as a steward for natural areas teeming with wildlife. Today, it manages 417 parks on approximately 22,600 acres of land, nine RECenters, playing fields, multi-modal trails, historic preservation sites and nature centers.

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