Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: April 6, 2010
Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on April 6, 2010.
The Board made the following presentations
Police Department and Code Enforcement Strike Teams
The Board of Supervisors recognized the Fairfax County Police Department and the Code Enforcement Strike Teams for the successful conclusion of the largest fraud investigation in Fairfax County history.
Public Safety Telecommunications Week
The Board of Supervisors designated April 12-16 as Public Safety Telecommunications Week in Fairfax County. The Fairfax County Department of Public Safety Communications — the 9-1-1 Center — is the first contact with those in need of emergency assistance. The Fairfax County 9-1-1 Center is one of the few centers of its kind in the state accredited by the commonwealth of Virginia to provide emergency medical dispatch and pre-arrival Instruction during medical emergencies prior to the arrival of public safety personnel.
John Adair and Ron Coen
The Board of Supervisors recognized John Adair and Ron Coen for their years of service to Fairfax County in the Office of the Financial and Program Auditor.
Donate Life Month
The Board of Supervisors designated April as Donate Life Month in Fairfax County. There are a number of ways to give the gift of life, including Virginia’s online organ donor registry at www.save7lives.org; participating in a living donor program; or signing up at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Fairfax County has more than 500 residents currently on a waiting list to receive an organ transplant.
The Board of Supervisors designated April 11-18 as Architecture Week in Fairfax County.
Fair Housing Month
The Board of Supervisors designated April as Fair Housing Month in Fairfax County. April 11 marks the 42nd anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The Board of Supervisors designated April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Fairfax County. Staff and volunteers in Fairfax County work year-round to end sexual violence and support survivors by providing prevention education and survivor empowerment information to schools, churches and civic organizations, as well as medical, mental health, law enforcement and criminal justice personnel.
The Board adopted a resolution approving the issuance by the Fairfax
County Economic Development Authority of revenue bonds for the benefit
of Lorton Arts Foundation, Inc.
Carrying Insects Program was approved by the Board.
- The Board went into recess at 3:50 p.m., continuing its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. with a budget presentation by the School Board, followed by a public hearing on the FY 2011 Fiscal Plan. Public hearings will also be held Wednesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 8, beginning at 3 p.m. both days.
That’s all for this podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, thanks for listening.
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