Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: July 10, 2012


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


The Board recognized:

  • child care professionals and their work in Fairfax County.

  • the Fairfax Police Youth Club Girls Rugby Team and the Fort Hunt Boys Rugby Team for winning the Virginia High School State Championships and the Fort Hunt Girls Rugby Team for advancing to the championship games.

  • Olivia Toatley, principal of Hunters Woods Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences, Reston, and Gregory Croghan, principal of Edison High School, Alexandria, who will retire.

  • the Langley High School Girls Tennis Team for its undefeated season and winning the 2012 Virginia State Championship.

The Board designated:

  • September as Direct Support Professionals Appreciation Month in Fairfax County.

  • The Equestrian Task Force presented a report to the Board.

  • The Small Business Commission presented its annual report.

  • County Executive Edward L. Long Jr. presented a report on the county’s response and recovery for the severe thunderstorm (derecho) that hit Fairfax County on Friday, June 29. The County’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was activated, a local emergency was declared and activities were coordinated with public safety, the 9-1-1 Center and many other county staff to determine and address needs, communicate important information and support the overall response.  There are always ways to improve emergency response and the Office of Emergency Management will conduct a formal after-incident review, bringing in County agencies, partner agencies and external partners to review actions taken and plan for future events.

  • The Board adopted a resolution approving the issuance by the Fairfax County Industrial Development Authority of its health care revenue bonds.

  • The Board adopted a resolution approving the issuance by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority of its revenue bonds for the benefit of the Potomac School.

  • The Board approved the third four-year transportation program (FY 2013 - FY2016).

  • The Board adopted a resolution confirming the declaration of local emergency for the severe thunderstorm (derecho) that hit Fairfax County on Friday, June 29, approving actions taken by the director of emergency management (the county CEX) and county staff during that emergency, and confirming the termination of that declared local emergency on July 6, 2012.

  • The Board appointed Leslie B. Johnson as the county’s zoning administrator. She will assume her new position on Sept. 8.

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

For more information about the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, including full meeting minutes and documents, visit the county Web site: www.fairfaxcounty.gov

This podcast is produced by the Fairfax County, VA, government.


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