Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: Feb. 11, 2014


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Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on February 11, 2014.

 

The Board welcomed Dr. Angel Cabrera, president of George Mason University, to Fairfax County.


The Board made presentations to community groups and individuals.

The Board recognized:

  • The Longfellow Middle School Lego Legion Team.

  • The Langley High School Girls Volleyball Team.

  • Howard Houghton for his years of service to Fairfax County.

  • The Fairfax County Family Caregiver Support Program for receiving a Best Practices Award from the Commonwealth Council.

The Board designated:

  • Feb. 16-22 as Engineers Week in Fairfax County. 

  • The Board approved DHS UASI grant funds in the amount of $320,000 to support the National Capital Region’s Emergency Alerting System which supports 18 local jurisdictions.

  • The Board endorsed a traffic calming plan for Summerfield Road and approved the installation of “$200 Additional Fine for Speeding” signs on Viking Drive from Lawyers Road to Pinecrest Road and Pinecrest Road from Fox Mill Road to End of Road.

  • The Board authorized execution of a pretreatment agreement between the County of Fairfax and Prince William County Service Authority for the portion of the County’s wastewater that is conveyed and treated at the Service Authority’s treatment plant.

  • The Board appointed Tony Castrilli as director of the Office of Public Affairs and chief county spokesperson. Castrilli is currently the director of communications and public information for the City of Alexandria. He will begin his new position March 3.

  • The Board approved a new land use plan that calls for transit-oriented development in the areas within a half mile from these Silver Line Metro stations: Wiehle-Reston East, Reston Town Center and Herndon.

  • The Board approved an additional 78 taxicab operator certificates, to meet demand for taxicab service and to provide significant public benefits for riders seeking trips from wheelchair-accessible vehicles.

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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