Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: September 25, 2012

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Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on September 25, 2012.

  • The Board and officials from Keçiröen, Ankara, Turkey, signed a Sister City Protocol Memorandum of Understanding.

  • The Board recognized Fairfax County programs that won 2012 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties.

  • The Board made presentations to community groups and individuals.

The Board recognized:

The Board designated:

  • October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Fairfax County.

  • October as Disability Employment Awareness Month in Fairfax County.

  • Oct. 7-13, as Fire Prevention Week in Fairfax County.

  • October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Fairfax County.

  • Sept. 25-Oct. 2, as Voter Registration Week in Fairfax County.


  • The Fairfax County Environmental Excellence Awards were presented, recognizing the dedication of time and energy to benefit the environment and support county environmental initiatives.


  • The Board authorized the county executive to sign a programmatic agreement prepared for compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act relative to the widening of U.S. Route 1 (Richmond Highway) between Telegraph Road and Mount Vernon Memorial Highway.


  • The Board authorized funding in an amount not to exceed $3,900,000, from Housing Blueprint Funds for the acquisition and rehabilitation of the 130-unit Mount Vernon House.


  • The Board approved the FY 2013-14 State Performance Contract between the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board and the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the associated acceptance of funds.


  • The Board authorized the county executive to sign agreements with the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority capital and operations projects and for Fairfax County transit capital projects and operations.      



  • The Board approved Capital One Bank’s plan to build new, mixed use development. The entire project will be within a quarter mile of the McLean Metro Station, one of the four new stations in Tysons that are scheduled to open next year as part of the Dulles Rail project.

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

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