Feb. 9 Board of Supervisors Meeting Features 8 Presentations


Feb. 5, 2010
OPA 022/10

News Highlights  

  • Virginia Task Force 1; Chantilly Youth Association Cheer Select Squad; Lee Rau; Marvin Cantor; Ellen Gallagher; and the Tysons Land use Task Force to be recognized.
  • Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week and Engineers Week 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. 9, scheduled to begin at 9:15 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. 9 meeting, including an agenda, can be found online.

Virginia Task Force 1
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Virginia Task Force 1 (VATF-1) deployed to Haiti on behalf of the federal government to assist with the rescue of victims after the recent earthquake. VATF-1 rescued 16 people.

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 Month in Fairfax County. Congenital heart defects are the most frequently occuring birth defect and the leading cause of birth defect-related deaths worldwide.

Lee Rau
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Lee Rau for his service to the Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Rau served as the Hunter Mill District commissioner on the Redevelopment and Housing Authority from May 2002 to August 2009.

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 22 years and as chairman for most of his tenure.

Ellen Gallagher
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Ellen Gallagher for her service to Fairfax County.  Gallagher has served more than 20 years, most recently as chief of the Capital Projects and Operations Division in the Department of Transportation. She has been involved in and directed transportation and traffic operations staff responsible for projects including the Board of Supervisors Four-Year Transportation Program, the county’s Transportation Bond Program and the Traffic Calming Program.

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 redevelopment of Tysons Corner.

Engineers Week
The Board of Supervisors will designate Feb. 14-20 as Engineers Week in Fairfax County and urges all residents to join in recognition and tribute to this diverse and talented group of professionals and their many ongoing contributions

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