July 27 Board of Supervisors Meeting Features NACo Award Winners and 7 Presentations

July 26, 2010
OPA 134/10

News Highlights  

  • National Association of Counties (NACo) Award winners to be recognized.
  • Police Department 70th Anniversary; Americans with Disabilities Act; Langley High School Boys Lacrosse Team; Nysmith School Odyssey of the Mind Team; and Kailash Gupta to be recognized.
  • National Night Out and Emergency Preparedness 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, July 27, 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 July 27 meeting, including an agenda, can be found online.

NACo Award Winners
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the following Fairfax County programs selected for a National Association of Counties (NACo) 2010 Achievement Award: Go Green With Gunston; Early Learning Through Visual Arts; Digital TV Conversion; Community Budget Dialogues; Administrative Resource Team; Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout; Shape Up; Foreclosure Prevention Outreach; Public Safety Architecture Modernization; Electronic Accounts Payable; Youth Survey Issues Fact Sheets; and the Ossian Hall Park International Performance Series.

Police Department 70th Anniversary
The Board of Supervisors will congratulate the Fairfax County Police Department for its 70th anniversary and the release of the book, “History of the Fairfax County Police Department: 1921-1990,” that chronicles the Police Department, including a development and growth phase between 1921 and 1940.

National Night Out
The Board of Supervisors will designate Aug. 3 as National Night Out in Fairfax County. The Fairfax County Police Department sponsors National Night Out to promote the importance of community-police partnerships, neighborhood safety and public awareness of crime prevention programs.

Emergency Preparedness Month
The Board of Supervisors will designate September as Emergency Preparedness Month in Fairfax County. Residents of Fairfax County are encouraged to prepare themselves and their families for emergencies by organizing an emergency supply kit; formulating a personal preparedness plan; becoming knowledgeable about various threats; and becoming involved in preparing their community.

Americans With Disabilities Act 20th Anniversary
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Fairfax County celebrates the progress made toward ensuring equality and inclusion of people with disabilities and acknowledges that this work needs to continue.

Langley High School Boys Lacrosse Team
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Langley High School Boys Lacrosse Team for winning the Virginia State Championship for the second consecutive year.

Nysmith School Odyssey of the Mind Team
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Nysmith School for the Gifted Odyssey of the Mind Team for winning the Virginia State Championship and advancement to the worldwide Odyssey of the Mind competition at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.

Kailash Gupta
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Kailash Gupta for 23 years of service to Fairfax County — the last nine as director of the Wastewater Treatment Division at the Noman M. Cole Jr. Pollution Control Plant.


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