Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: July 9, 2013
Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County
Board of Supervisors meeting on July 9, 2013.
The Board made presentations to
community groups and individuals.
The Board recognized:
Jorge Arias for his years of service to Fairfax County.
Rohil Bhinge for his fundraising efforts for Chessie’s BIG
the Shark Tank Racing Squad and Patty Friedman for their service to the
community and Fairfax County.
West Springfield High School drama students and their coach, Bernie
DeLeo, for winning the 2012-2013 Virginia High School League one-act
Tim Thomas, principal of Westfield High School, for his contributions
to Fairfax County Public Schools and being chosen as a principal of the
year by The Washington Post.
Helene Safford of Longfellow Middle School for being name 2012 Middle
School Teacher of the Year by the Southern Business Education
Robert Carlisle for 35 years of service in law enforcement, most
recently as the chief of police for the Town of Vienna.
The Board designated:
September as Direct Support Professionals Appreciation Month in Fairfax
authorized 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 July 30 public
hearing, to be held at 4:30 pm in the Board Auditorium of the Fairfax
County Government Center, will allow the public to comment on the
interim development agreement. The final decision to move forward with
the interim development agreement will not go before the Board of
Supervisors until its meeting on September 10, 2013.
The Board approved the 2013 Zoning Ordinance Amendment Work
A parking reduction was approved for the proposed residential component
of the mixed-use development at The Grande at Huntington in the Mt.
Changes to the Fairfax County Purchasing Resolution were approved,
which incorporate a modification resulting from legislation enacted
during the 2013 session of the Virginia General Assembly and two
The Board approved transportation funding changes in the Dranesville
District, reallocating funding previously allocated to a spot
intersection improvement project at Old Dominion Drive and Towlston
Road to three other projects:
Old Dominion Drive and Linway Terrace intersection
Old Dominion Drive and Bell View Road intersection
Idylwood Road pedestrian improvements.
- Old Dominion Drive and Linway Terrace intersection improvement
The Board approved recommendations by the Consolidated Community
Funding Advisory Committee for the FY 2015 and FY 2016 funding
priorities for the Consolidated Community Funding Pool.
- The Board adopted the Fairfax Forward Planning Process and associated pilot Comprehensive Plan Amendment Work Program.
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.