Sept. 14 Board of Supervisors Meeting Features 9/11 Commemoration and 7 Presentations

Sept. 13, 2010
OPA 148/10

News Highlights  

  • Resolution commemorating Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Presentation by National Wildlife Federation.
  • Hispanic Heritage Month to be designated.
  • Recognition of residents and businesses that are loaning properties for public safety training; West Springfield High School high achievers; county staff who worked on the plan to transform Tysons; Michael Horwatt; and Wolf Trap Foundation.
  • 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, Sept. 14, scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., will make the following resolution and presentations to residents and county staff. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711. More information on the Sept. 14 meeting, including an agenda, can be found online.

Resolution Commemorating Sept. 11, 2001
The Board of Supervisors will issue a resolution to commemorate the events of Sept. 11, 2001, and note the people and corporate entities that made the Fairfax County 9/11 Memorial Grove possible. 

Greater Mason District Community Backyard Habitat
The National Wildlife Federation will present a certificate to Mason District representatives, declaring the Greater Mason District as a Community Backyard Habitat. 

Properties Loaned to Public Safety
The Board of Supervisors will recognize residents and businesses that have made properties available to Fairfax County police officers and firefighters for training.

West Springfield High School Honorees
The Board of Supervisors will recognize students and faculty from West Springfield High School who have made noteworthy achievements during the 2009-2010 school year.

Transforming Tysons
The Board of Supervisors will recognize county staff who made significant contributions in preparing the Tysons Urban Center Plan Amendments that will transform the area into a green, walkable, “downtown” for Fairfax County.

Hispanic Heritage Month
The Board of Supervisors will designate Sept. 15-Oct. 15 as Hispanic Heritage month in Fairfax County.

Michael Horwatt
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Michael Horwatt for his years of service on the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority.

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts for receiving an inaugural Venue of Excellence Award from the International Association of Venue Managers.


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