Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: March 30, 2009


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Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on March 30, 2009.



  • The Board endorsed installation of overhead pedestrian warning signage on Route 1, funded by VDOT.


     
  • After accepting the Planning Commission's deadline extension of the Tysons Land Use review to Fall 2009, the Board directed county staff to work with the Planning Commission on demonstration projects at the new Tysons Metrorail stations.



  • The Board approved a letter to the county's congressional delegation in support of more multimodal transportation options.



  • The Board approved a memorandum of understanding between the FBI and county police delineating the responsibilities of the Central American Law Enforcement Exchange; the mission is to disrupt gang activity.



  • The Board approved comments on the design of I-95/395 HOT Lanes project.



  • The Board approved an agreement with Wolf Trap for Connector bus service beginning May 21. Wolf Trap will fully reimburse the county for this.



  • Funds from the Dulles Rail Phase I District were approved for release.



  • The Board approved two project agreements for the Columbia Pike Streetcar Project.



  • The Board approved an agreement with the FBI and county police establishing the Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force.



  • The Board approved a motion for staff to apply for and accept $200K in federal grant funds for gang prevention.



  • “Watch for Children Signs” were approved for Fox Rest Lane in Hunter Mill District.


     
  • “No Parking” signs were approved on Ruffin Drive and Rhett Lane in Springfield District.



  • BOS appointed residents to volunteer on boards/authorities/commissions. Get involved in your government, go to  http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/bacs/



  • The Advisory Social Services Board presented its annual report; view the full report at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/pdf/assb2008



  • The Board had the first of four nights of public hearings on the county executive's proposed FY 2010 advertised budget plan, the advertised capital improvement program for FY 2010-2014 (CIP) and the current appropriation in the FY 2009 revised budget plan.  The record remains open and public hearings continue on March 31 and April 1 and 2, 2009 at 3 p.m each day.  The Fairfax County School Board will make its budget presentation to the Board of Supervisors during the March 31 hearing, beginning at 7 p.m.




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

 

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