Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: Dec. 7, 2010
Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on Dec. 7, 2010.
The Board made
the following presentations:
Oakton High School Best Buddies Club
The Board recognized the Best Buddies Club of Oakton High School for being selected to receive the 2009-2010 Outstanding Chapter Award from Best Buddies International.
Fairfax High School 75th Anniversary
The Board recognized Fairfax High School for its 75th anniversary.
The Board recognized Nicole Ferraro for establishing the Bite Me Cancer Foundation to raise funds for cancer research and to help children and teens with cancer.
The Board recognized Morteza Salehi for his years service to Fairfax County as the Virginia Department of Transportation Northern Virginia district administrator.
Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling
The Board recognized the members of Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling for preparing the Guide for Reviewing Public Road Design and Bicycling Accommodations for Virginia Bicycling Advocates
The Board recognized Larry Ichter for his years of service to Fairfax County.
2010 National Gold Medal Award
The Fairfax County Park Authority presented the 2010 National Gold Medal Award for excellence in park and recreation administration to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. The Park Authority received the parks and recreation industry’s highest honor from the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration in partnership with National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).
The Board presented the Lawrence V. Fowler
Award to Harold L. Strickland. The award recognizes the
distinguished service of a longstanding member of a Fairfax County
board, authority, commission or committee (BAC) whose exceptional
service contributed to the overall quality of life in the
community. Strickland has been the Sully District representative
on the Fairfax County Park Authority Board
The Board adopted the 2011 legislative program for the Virginia General
Assembly. The Legislative Program and Human Services Issue
Paper are available online.
The Board adopted the Pohick Creek Watershed and Sugarland Run/Horsepen
Creek Watershed management
The Board authorized the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
to issue revenue bonds up to $30,000,000 to refinance capital
improvements to existing facilities and a new parking garage at Arleigh
Burke Pavilion for the benefit of Vinson Hall Corporation (VHC).
The Board endorsed the Chief Administrative Officers (CAO) Task Force’s
primary recommendation regarding the proposed FY 2012 Virginia Railway
Express (VRE) budget. The recommendation is that VRE should
balance the FY 2012 budget without a jurisdictional subsidy
- The Board approved a lease agreement between Vamoose Bus and Fairfax County to permit Vamoose buses to utilize Fairfax Connector bus bays at the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Lorton Station to provide express bus service to and from New York City.
That’s all for this podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, thanks for listening.
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