Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: December 4, 2012

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Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on December 4, 2012.

  • The Board made a presentation to Fairfax County employers selected as “Best Workplaces for Commuters.”

  • The Board made presentations to community groups and individuals.


The Board recognized:

  • the student volunteers and representatives of Emmanuel Lutheran, Fairfax Presbyterian and Vienna Presbyterian faith organizations for their efforts to raise awareness of homelessness through the Fast Shacks program.

  • Captain Patrick Horan and his family for his service to the country and the Rebuilding Together and Sears Heroes at Home programs.

  • Carl Sivertsen for his years of service to Fairfax County.

The Board designated:

  • Dec. 14, 2012, as Jeans Day in Fairfax County.

  • The Board adopted the 2013 legislative program.

  • The Board appointed representatives to the Bi-Partisan Election Process Improvement Commission, which was created by the Board after long lines were reported across various voting precincts during the most recent election.

  • The Board approved the installation of “$200 Additional Fine for Speeding” signs on Franklin Farms Road from Centreville Road to West Ox Road in the Sully District.

  • The Board approved an 18.8 percent reduction or 117 fewer parking spaces in required parking for the residential uses proposed by MidAtlantic Realty Partners, LLC, for its development in the Mount Vernon District.

  • The Board approved the sale of general obligation public improvement bonds that will generate $249.23 million to fund construction of capital facilities and infrastructure as previously approved by the Board.

  • The Board authorized a public sale for roll-over of a bond anticipation note to refinance a previous note issued to finance the acquisition of the Crescent Apartments complex, a 16.5 acre site with 180 units located in Reston.

  • The Board endorsed the proposed FY 2014 Virginia Railway Express (VRE) budget; the VRE Operations Board will consider adoption of the FY 2014 VRE budget on December 21, 2012.

  • The Board held a public hearing on the proposed creation of a Tysons Transportation Service District and Advisory Board, and deferred a decision until the next meeting of the Board, which will be held on January 8, 2013.  The Board also deferred action on authorizing two new transportation funds for Tysons.

That’s all for this podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, thanks for listening.

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