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