Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: May 10, 2011
Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on May 10, 2011.
The Board recognized:
- May 15-21 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Fairfax County.
- May 16-20 as Small Business Week in Fairfax County.
- May as Parents Who Host Lose the Most Month in Fairfax County.
- May as Community Action Month in Fairfax County.
- May 15-21 as Public Works Week in Fairfax County.
- Joyce White for more than 40 years of service to Fairfax County.
- Captain Deborah White for 29 years of service to Fairfax County.
- The Stuff the Bus program.
- The District Budget Committees for their contributions and continued commitment to residents of Fairfax County.
- Len Wales for nearly 30 years of service to Fairfax County.
Deputy County Executive Ed Long for 34 years of service to Fairfax
The History Commission presented its annual
The Board approved the Fairfax County Public Schools Referendum
totaling $252,750,000 as requested by the School Board. It will now go
to the Circuit Court to order a special election on the issuance of
such bonds, to be held November 8, 2011.
The Board awarded federal HOME Program Community Housing Development
Organization (CHDO) awards to NOVACO, Reston Interfaith Housing
Corporation, and the Brain Foundation for the acquisition and
preservation of affordable housing for rental to low and very
Due to the upcoming retirement of Edward L. Long Jr., Fairfax County
deputy county executive and chief financial officer, the Board
Susan Datta as the new chief financial officer as part of an
organizational change. Datta will begin her new duties on May 23.
- The Board reversed the Planning Commission decision and approved the appeal filed by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) in coordination with the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) on behalf of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), finding that the proposal to construct a Train Control Room south of Fisher Avenue in the VDOT Right-of-Way was in substantial accord with the adopted Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan.
That’s all for this podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, thanks for listening.
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