Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: Sept. 13, 2011
Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on September 13, 2011.
The Board approved:
The National Wildlife Federation presented its
certification and award to Fairfax County as a community wildlife
- The Board recognized those Fairfax County agencies and programs that received 2011 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties.
The Board made the following presentations and recognized:
September as Emergency
Preparedness Month in Fairfax County.
Those who have made properties available for training by Fairfax County
public safety workers.
Sept. 15-Oct. 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month in Fairfax County.
Sept. 26 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day in Fairfax County.
The dedication and achievements of Vincent J. Bollon.
Ben Ettleman for his commitment to Fairfax County and his 90th
The Board held a public hearing and approved the County’s FY 2011 Carryover Review
package. Carryover is part of the normal budget process where
unspent or unencumbered funds from the previous fiscal year are
identified for other uses. The Board redirected funds to cover traffic
calming measures to mitigate the impact of cut through traffic and keep
the public safe in their own neighborhoods. A market rate adjustment
for County employees of two percent was approved and the Board
increased the reserve set aside for FY 2013 by $4.25 million. Complete
budget documents are available online.
The Board requested special trash pick-ups and assistance with removing
debris and damaged items for those homes that were damaged by flooding
from Tropical Storm Lee.
The Board approved their meeting schedule for calendar year 2012.
The Board approved a full day of leave for county employees on Dec. 23,
2011, which was originally scheduled as a half day of leave.
The Board approved a memorandum of agreement with the Virginia
Department of Transportation that adopted transportation design
standards for the Tysons Corner Urban Center and adopted policies
guiding private maintenance of enhanced streetscaping in Tysons
- The Board adopted resolutions that confirmed the declarations of local emergency for both Hurricane Irene and the heavy rains/flooding from Tropical Storm Lee.
That’s all for this podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, thanks for listening.
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