Board of Supervisors Meeting Podcast Transcript: Aug. 3, 2009


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Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on Aug. 3, 2009.

  • Officials from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District and the Virginia Natural Resources Conservation Service signed an agreement for rehabilitation of Lake Barton Dam.  Lake Barton is one of six dams in the Pohick Creek watershed built between 1970 and 1985 to protect Fairfax County residents from flooding. Sponsors of the project agreed to rehabilitate the dam to comply with current dam design and safety standards and to extend this protection for another 50 years.  Construction is slated for 2010. 

  • Fairfax County announced its winning bid to host the 2015 World Police and Fire Games.
     
  • The Board recognized public safety and Landsdowne Recreation lifeguard staff for saving a young boy's life at a recreation center.

  • The Board proclaimed Aug. 4, 2009, National Night Out in Fairfax County, promoting community partnerships, neighborhood safety and crime prevention.

  • The Board recognized county resident/cyclist Kay Tsui for her accomplishments, including the Best All Around Cyclist title in her age group at Nationals. 

  • Fairfax County club soccer teams were recognized by the Board for winning state championship division titles.

  • The Chantilly High School girls’ lacrosse and soccer teams were recognized for their accomplishments. 

  • The Board recognized Langley and Chantilly high school boys lacrosse teams for their accomplishments. 

  • The Board recognized the National Association of Counties Achievement Award winners from Fairfax County, including three for best in category. 

  • Traffic-calming measures and multi-way Stop, Watch for Children signs were approved for Dranesville, Providence and Mount Vernon districts.
         
  • No Parking signs were approved for School Street, Morning View Lane in Lee District.

  • The Board authorized a public hearing on Sept. 14 for an amendment to the current appropriation level in the FY 2010 Revised Budget Plan. 

  • The Board endorsed comments on proposed amendments to the Virginia Stormwater Management Regulations. Fees, technical content and maintenance were addressed.
      
  • The Board voted to submit comments on the National Capital Region Proposed Federal Capital Improvements Program for FYs 2010-2015. 

  • The Board scheduled a vote for Sept. 14 on the proposed amendment to the time allocation rules for Board public hearing speakers.

  • The Board approved the Dept. of Community and Recreation Services policy on synthetic turf field time allocation for partner organizations.

  • The Noman M. Cole Jr. Pollution Control Plant was recognized by the Board for receiving the National Association of Clean Water Agencies award.

  • The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board FY 2010 fee schedule was accepted by the Board.

  • The Board voted to approve the Islamic Saudi Academy's special exception to permit additions and associated modifications to site design.

  • The Board confirmed the Electoral Board’s appointment of Edgardo Cortés as county general registrar, effective Aug. 17.  Fairfax County has more than 650,000 registered voters – more registered voters than nine states and the District of Columbia. As general registrar, Cortés will oversee Fairfax County’s large voter registration and election administration agency.

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

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