Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: Mar. 6, 2012


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Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on March 6, 2012.

  • The United Way of the National Capital Area presented funds donated to the Fairfax/Falls Church Community Impact Fund to the Board.

The Board recognized:

  • Capt. Will Bailey for his contributions to Fairfax County.

  • Steve Rorke for his years of service to the Lorton Community Action Center.

  • Fairfax County Government Channel 16 for receiving its first Emmy and being named Best Government Cable TV Station in two national competitions.


The Board designated:

    • March as “Including People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities” Month in Fairfax County.

    • March as Women’s History Month in Fairfax County

  • The Board approved legislative report no. 3.

  • There was a presentation on “Ending Homelessness in the Fairfax-Falls Church Community” by the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness, Michael L. O’Reilly.

  • On Feb. 28, Fairfax County Executive Anthony H. Griffin presented his proposed budget for FY 2013 to the Board. Today, the Board authorized advertisement of a public hearing to advertise the FY 2013 County budget and the tax rates that are proposed to support the FY 2013 budget. The Board authorized advertisement of a real estate tax rate for FY 2013 of $1.08 per $100 of assessed value. The current FY 2012 rate is $1.07. A separate public hearing on the effective tax rate will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 3:30 p.m. in the Fairfax County Government Center Board Auditorium, as required by Virginia Code. In addition, public hearings on the FY 2013 budget, the advertised capital improvement plan (CIP) and proposed tax rates for tax year 2012 have been set for Tuesday, April 10, at 6 p.m., and Wednesday and Thursday, April 11-12, at 3 p.m. also at the Fairfax County Government Center Board Auditorium. The formal adoption of the budget by the Board of Supervisors is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 1, at 10:30 a.m. during the regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors meeting.

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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