Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: Jan. 10, 2012

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Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on January 10, 2012.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors held its first meeting of the year today, and Mason District Supervisor Penelope A. Gross was chosen by the board as vice chairman for the fourth consecutive year. Sharon Bulova enters her fourth year as chairman. Board meetings will be held on Tuesdays in 2012; the complete schedule can be found online.

The Board recognized:

    • The Reston National Little League Team for winning the state tournament.

    • Phyllis Pearce for 21 years of service as the Herndon High School girls field hockey coach.

    • The Hidden Pond Envirothon Team for its accomplishments at the Virginia State Envirothon Competition.

    • The Community Preservation and Development Corporation for its environmentally responsible renovation of the Stony Brook Apartment complex — formerly the Buckman Road Apartments.

  • The Board designated Jan. 10 as Suzanne Harsel Day in the Braddock District of Fairfax County.

  • Board members were appointed to various regional and internal boards and committees; see attachment.

  • The Board authorized the advertisement of a public hearing for the meeting on Feb. 28, 2012 on adoption of the Northern Virginia Regional Water Supply Plan. The water supply plan was developed by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) in coordination with the 21 jurisdictions covered by the plan and local water utilities.

  • The Board authorized the County Executive to Sign the Memorandum of Agreement Relative to the Construction of the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir.

  • The Board approved an agreement between Fairfax County and INOVA Fairfax Hospital to implement a commuter shuttle pool program.

  • The Board endorsed a site next to the Franconia/Springfield Metro station as the potential next headquarters for the FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation.

  • The Board approved amendments to the chapter of the Fairfax County Code on fire protection.

  • The Board amended a chapter of the Fairfax County Code to temporarily move the polling place for Chesterbrook precinct; move the polling place for Kingstowne precinct; and move the polling place for Mantua precinct.

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

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