Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: Mar. 29, 2011
Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on March 29, 2011.
The Board recognized:
Virginia Task Force 1 which
was deployed to Japan on behalf of the federal government to assist
with the rescue of victims after the earthquake and tsunami on
- Virginia Task Force 1 which was deployed to Japan on behalf of the federal government to assist with the rescue of victims after the earthquake and tsunami on March 11.
The Board proclaimed:
- May 1 as Holocaust Remembrance Day in Fairfax County.
April 4-10 as Public Health Week in
April as Childhood Immunization Awareness
Month in Fairfax County.
- April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Fairfax County.
- April as Fair Housing Month in Fairfax County.
- April as Donate Life Month in Fairfax County.
April 10-16 as Public Safety Telecommunications
Week in Fairfax County.
The Board approved Metrorail
station names for the eight stations that will be constructed in
Fairfax County as part of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail extension, and
authorized the Chairman to forward the recommended station names to the
WMATA Board of Directors.
The Approved Station Names are:
Tysons-Spring Hill Rd
Reston Town Center
- Herndon-Reston West
The Board approved a public hearing on the recommended redistricting proposals on April 12, and the
Board is scheduled to adopt a redistricting plan at its April 26
The Board approved the 2011
Forest Pest Management Plan.
The Board requested the issuance of EDA Transportation Improvement
Revenue Bonds for the Dulles Rail Metrorail Project, phase 1.
The Board deferred the item on an independent review process for the
police department and sent it to the Board’s Public Safety Committee
The Board voted to extend the service contract with Covanta, Inc.,
which will continue to own and operate the I-95 Waste-to-Energy
Facility, also known as the Lorton Incinerator.
Public hearings on the FY 2012 fiscal plan began and will continue on
Wednesday and Thursday, March 30-31. You can learn more about the FY
2012 Advertised Budget Plan by accessing budget
documents online. The Board of Supervisors will adopt the budget on
That’s all for this podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, thanks for listening.
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