Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: July 29, 2014

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Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.


County Executive Ed Long presented FY 2014 Carryover Budget recommendations. The Board is scheduled to vote on the use of the carryover funds at its next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

The Board of Supervisors:

  • Authorized several public hearings on Sept. 9:

    • To sublease Board-leased property at 2667 Prosperity Avenue to the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra and the Arts Council of Fairfax County.

    • To consider an ordinance related to election precincts and polling places.

    • To increase the FY 2015 appropriation level encompassing both the County’s and the Schools’ FY 2014 Carryover Reviews.

The Board also:

  • Appointed Tisha Deeghan as executive director of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB).

  • Endorsed traffic calming measures and “Watch for Children” signs as part of the Residential Traffic Administration Program.

  • Authorized signing the renewal of the Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Board Area 11 Consortium agreement for July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016.

  • Approved a resolution authorizing the Fairfax County Department of Transportation to execute a Standard Project Administration Agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation to widen Route 29 from Legato Road to Shirley Gate Road.

  • Approved an agreement between the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and Fairfax County for WMATA to operate the county-owned parking garage at the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station.

  • Approved a master development agreement to transform the former Lorton Prison into a mixed-use development the final step to move toward construction, scheduled to begin in October.

  • Approved the Fairfax County Department of Transportation’s service equity analysis for Fairfax Connector Silver Line Phase 1 service changes.

  • Approved a memorandum of agreement with the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission to provide technical assistance in the development, testing, funding and implementation of the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority’s new electronic payments program system.


The Board held public hearings, including:

  • Denied approving two zoning applications from Furnace Associates Inc. to extend its landfill operations in Lorton until Dec. 31, 2025. The construction debris landfill is currently scheduled to close by Jan. 1, 2019.

  • Adopting a county code amendment establishing a civil penalty for people or businesses that falsely represent to customers or prospective customers that they are licensed contractors.

  • Approving the contract to build the Innovation Center Metro Station Garage for the Silver Line Phase 2.


The Board made presentations to community groups and individuals. The Board welcomed exchange students enrolled in George Mason University’s Global Learning Institute Program.

  • The Board also recognized:

    • The Fire and Rescue Department for its efforts to extricate a man buried in a 20-foot-deep trench.

    • Jae Canetti, three-time Fairfax County champion speller, for his accomplishments.

    • The James Madison High School Girls Crew for its award-winning season.

    • Election officers who have served 20 or more elections.

    • Norma Heck for her years of service to the community.

    • The Greenspring retirement community for establishing the Greenspring Scholars’ Fund.

    • The Community Action Advisory Board for its 50th anniversary.

  • The Board also designated National Night Out on Aug. 5 and August as Immunization Awareness Month.

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

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