Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: July 30, 2013

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Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on July 30, 2013.

The Board appointed Edwin C. Roessler Jr. as police chief, effective immediately.

The Board made presentations to community groups and individuals.

The Board designated:

The Board recognized:

  • the 60th anniversary of the Korean Armistice Agreement.

  • the Herndon High School Step Team for winning the 2013 Youth Step USA National Championship.

  • Mark Meana for his years of service to the Fairfax County Youth Football League.

  • Shannon Steene for his years of service with Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services.

  • the 4-H Fair and Carnival for its 65th anniversary.

  • the Richard Byrd Library for its 55th anniversary.

  • The Board authorized advertisement of a public hearing on September 10, 2013, to amend the current appropriation level in the FY 2014 revised budget plan. 

  • The Board authorized advertisement of a public hearing on a proposed zoning ordinance amendment concerning residential studios.  The amendment will establish a new use of residential studios and will permit such use in various residential, commercial, and industrial districts by special exception or in all planned development districts.  The Board also recommended that the Planning Commission conduct additional outreach in the form of work sessions or other public engagement opportunities.

  • The Board approved a memorandum of agreement with the Sheriff concerning personnel administration and grievance procedures.

  • The Board approved the Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council Bylaws and Self-Assessment Report.

  • The Board approved an agreement with Arlington County to take the next step to plan and design the Columbia Pike Streetcar. The agreement allows the project to move forward with additional environmental planning and conceptual design. This work is needed before the proposed transit project can move on to engineering and construction.

  • The Board approved an agreement with developer CityLine to provide an interim, commuter parking lot next to the McLean Metro Station. This surface, pay lot will offer about 711 spaces and it comes at no cost to the county because the developer will build, own, run and maintain the lot.

  • The Board set the fare for the three new, circulating bus routes in Tysons and fees for the public parking garage at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station. In a related action, the board also approved the route for Connector Route 432. These transportation services and facilities will help commuters get to and from the Silver Line, and they will be available when the new rail line starts running.

  • The Board held a public hearing on an interim development agreement with Lake Anne Development Partners, LLC for the redevelopment of the Crescent property in Reston as part of the revitalization of Lake Anne. The Crescent, which features 181 garden style multi-family affordable units on 16.5 acres, is owned by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and managed by the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority.  The final decision to move forward with the interim development agreement will be made by the Board of Supervisors at the meeting on September 10, 2013.

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

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