Providence District


Contact Supervisor Linda Q. Smyth

 Supervisor Linda Q. Smyth
Supervisor Linda Q. Smyth

Where is Providence District?

Communities included in the Providence District generally include Merrifield, Oakton, Tysons Corner and Vienna.

I-66 Public Information Meeting

VDOT will hold public information meetings regarding the I-66 Outside the Beltway project. The meeting in the Providence District will take place on Monday, June 12th at Oakton High School in the cafeteria. Meeting times are from 6:00pm-8:30pm. A brief presentation will begin at 7 p.m., followed by a question and answer session. For additional information please visit the Transform 66 webpage at http://outside.transform66.org/default.asp.

 

Document Shredding Event in Providence

The annual shredding event in Providence is scheduled for June 24th, from 8:00am-noon at Kilmer Middle School. We recommend you arrive early because while the event is scheduled until noon, there are a limited number of trucks available. Residents may bring up to 5 medium size packing boxes per vehicle of residential documents of a sensitive nature to be shredded. Please go to www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpwes/recycling/shredding.htm, or call 703-324-5230, TTY 711, for a list of prohibited items, procedures for the event and other 2017 shredding events in the county.

 

Nottoway Nights Concert Series!

Mark you summer calendar for the return of the FREE Nottoway Nights Concert Series at Nottoway Park. Concerts take place on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm, concerts are cancelled if it is raining. If there is a threat of bad weather, call 703-324-SHOW (7469) one hour prior to the start of the concert.

June

29         Rafael Ortiz & El Tumbao Urbano (Salsa)

July

6            Helen White and Wayne Henderson (Bluegrass)

13          The Trongone Band (Southern Rock)

20          Ruthie & the Wranglers (Countrt/Roots)

27          Virginia Music Adventures (Youth Jazz Band)

August

3            Bill and the Belles (Country/Roots)

10          Memphis Gold (Blues)

17          Seldom Scene (Bluegrass)

24          The Beltway Balalaika (Russian)

 

Capital Bikeshare is now in Tysons!

 

17 stations have been unwrapped in Reston (9 stations) and Tysons (8 stations), offering another way to travel in those parts of the county, while reducing car congestion and advancing our overall economic success plan. Bikeshare is designed for short, point-to-point transportation from one station to another. So what’s the cost? If you’re new to Bikeshare, you can try the system with a $2 single-trip fare. These single 30-minute trip passes are available at any station kiosk (24-hour and 3-day passes are available at kiosks, too). 30-day passes and annual memberships can be purchased online. Fairfax County becomes the fifth jurisdiction in the National Capital Region to join the Capital Bikeshare system, bringing the total number of stations to 435 across the District of Columbia, Arlington County, City of Alexandria and Montgomery County.

 

Metro SafeTrack

Metro's SafeTrack plan is a comprehensive maintenance effort that will accelerate three years worth of work into approximately one year. The plan significantly expands maintenance time on weekends, weeknights and midday hours and includes 15 "Safety Surges"-- long-duration track outages for major projects in key parts of the system. Please visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fcdot/safetrack/ for more information. Please note that all schedules are subject to change.

 

Boards, Authorities and Commissions (BACs)

Fairfax County offiers its residents many opportunities to serve the community. Citizen participation in local government is essential. Local government is the form of government closest to us in our everyday lives and the one we are most able to influence. Advisory bodies play a very important role in county government. Additional information and a list of county BACs is available at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/bacs. If you are interested in serving on a county board, authority, commission, or committee ("BAC"), please contact our office at 703-560-6946 or email provdist@fairfaxcounty.gov. Please be prepared to provide a current resume. Also, as indicated in the above link, members of some BACs must file financial disclosure statements upon appointment and annually thereafter.

 

Report Potholes to VDOT

If you see a pothole you can report it directly to VDOT by visiting www.virginia.org/travel/citizen.asp, emailing novainfo@vdot.virginia.gov or by calling VDOT's Customer Service Center at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623). TTY users, call 711.

 

 

 

 


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