Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: June 18, 2013
Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County
Board of Supervisors meeting on June 18, 2013.
A musical selection was played by Joshua and Nicholas Brown, the second and third prize winners of the Fairfax Symphony 2013 Dorothy Farnham Feuer Memorial String Competition.
The Board made presentations to
community groups and individuals.
The Board recognized:
Virginia Task Force 1 —
including the canines Fielder and Gero — for their recent deployment by
the U.S. State Department to Kazakhstan.
Animal Control Officer Enna Lugo for rescuing Biscuit,
the elusive Shih Tzu in the Lee District.
Jessica Strother for her years of service to Fairfax County.
Sue Mittereder for her years of service to Fairfax County.
Individuals and staff members responsible for the Registry Week
initiative to reach out and interview persons who are chronically
homeless in Fairfax County.
- The Health Care Advisory Board for its 40th anniversary.
The Board designated:
July 15-20 as U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship Week in Fairfax
The A. Heath Onthank
Award,the highest honor Fairfax County bestows on its employees,
was presented to three employees. The 2013 recipients are:
The Board accepted the History Commission’s annual report.
The Board made appointments to boards, authorities, commissions and
The Board approved 39 new taxicab certificates, thereby increasing the
total number of certificates from 576 to 615. The certificates will be
allocated at a later date.
The Board renewed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Fairfax
County Police Department and the United States Coast Guard addressing
jurisdictional issues between the two entities regarding the treatment
of traffic accidents and criminal violations on the Coast Guard
property on Telegraph Road.
The Board approved an agreement between Fairfax County and Capital One
to provide funds for a commuter shuttle pool as a transportation demand
management strategy for the I-95 Express Lanes Transportation
The Board endorsed the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s
(WMATA) Strategic Plan for FY 2013-2025, called Momentum: The Next
- The Board approved a change to zoning rules to allow up to 12 children in home child care facilities. This was prompted by a change in state administrative practice, which requires home care providers to show that they are in compliance with local zoning laws.
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.