Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: May 1, 2012


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Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on May 1, 2012.


The Board recognized:

  • David Madden, founder and executive director of the National History Bee and the National History Bowl, for initiating these national academic competitions.

  • The Engineers and Surveyors Institute for its 25th anniversary of serving the community through its partnership with Fairfax County.

The Board designated:

  • May 13-19 as Police Week and May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day in Fairfax County.

  • May as Foster Care and Foster Family Recognition Month in Fairfax County.

  • May as Parents Who Host Lose the Most Month in Fairfax County.

  • May as Older Americans Month in Fairfax County.

  • May as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in Fairfax County.

  • May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Fairfax County.

  • May 6-12 as Nurses Week in Fairfax County.

  • May 15-21 as Public Works Week in Fairfax County. 

  • The Board adopted the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget, which begins on July 1, 2012. The budget includes a real estate tax rate of $1.075 per $100 of assessed value, a half cent increase from the $1.07 rate in FY 2012.  More information on the budget, which was marked up by the board on April 24, is available online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov

  • The Board awarded funds to community-based nonprofit organizations for proposals through the Consolidated Community Funding Pool (CCFP) for the period July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2014.

  • The Board adopted the Proposed Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan for FY 2013 as issued by the Consolidated Community Funding Advisory Committee and amended the Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan for FY 2012 to incorporate funding and activities under the second allocation of FY 2012 Emergency Shelter Grants/Emergency Solutions Grants funding.

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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