The Weekly Agenda


June 5, 2014

A weekly newsletter produced by the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs about upcoming public meetings.

Fairfax County Approves Laurel Hill Master Development Plan

At its June 3 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved the redevelopment plan to turn the former Lorton Prison into a mixed-use community. The 80-acre site, now called the Laurel Hill Adaptive Reuse Area, is poised to become home to housing, retail and offices — pending approval of a financial deal with two developers. The site will offer up to 412 housing units and 110,000 square feet of retail and office space while preserving and reusing former prison buildings.

“I was pleased to support the re-planning and re-purposing of Laurel Hill,” said Fairfax County Chairman Sharon Bulova. “Fairfax County’s purchase of the former Lorton Prison has provided the opportunity to create a vibrant community in the South County area. Providing attractive tax-producing residential and retail uses is a real victory and the right decision for our board.”

The board will take action on the financial deal with the developers, The Alexander Company and Elm Street, on July 29. These two companies will redevelop the site under a legal agreement with the county.

More information.

All Board of Supervisors, Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission meetings are held at the Fairfax County Government Center Board Auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, unless otherwise noted.

Board of Supervisors Agenda

The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 17. View current and past meetings on Fairfax County Government Channel 16 (view archived meetings with keyword searches and links to board meeting agenda items). Listen/subscribe to the meeting highlights podcast.

Board of Supervisors Actions

The Board of Supervisors last met on Tuesday, June 3. The summary of board actions is available by 4 p.m. on the Monday following each meeting.

  • For more information, questions or a printed copy of the Clerk's Board Summary call the Office of the Clerk to the Board of Supervisors at 703-324-3151, TTY 703-324-3903 or email.

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals is scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11, and Wednesday, June 18. View current and past meetings on Fairfax County Government Channel 16.

  • Agendas
  • For more Board of Zoning Appeals information or questions call the Department of Planning and Zoning at 703-324-1280, TTY 711, or email.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, Thursday, June 12, and Wednesday, June 18. (No meetings June 5 and 19.)  View on Fairfax County Government Channel 16.

Public Meetings

Calendar. All meeting times and locations are subject to change. The calendar will be updated often so you may want to check it again as it gets closer to the meeting date. For more information relating to specific meetings, call the contact number listed.

County News and Information


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