Board of Supervisors - Braddock District

Fairfax County, Virginia

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9002 Burke Lake Road
Burke, VA 22015

James R. Walkinshaw,
Braddock District Supervisor

The Braddock Beacon

Braddock Neighbors:

My primary role as your Supervisor is to help your government work for you. As part of that effort, I will work to keep you regularly informed about County Government and the work of my office. The Braddock Beacon is my monthly newsletter, which will provide a comprehensive overview and a preview of upcoming events. 


Latest Newsletters


The Walkinshaw Advisory 

  • October 21, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Purple Out Day, Early Voting Locations, and Feedback on Highway Names
  • October 14, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Best of Braddock Awards, Sample Ballots, and Mask Donations Needed
  • October 7, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Stuff the Bus Food Drive, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Best of Braddock
  • September 23, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Health Director COVID Update, Suicide Prevention Walk, and Sickle Cell Awareness
  • September 16, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Environmental Progress, Early Voting Begins Tomorrow, and Slow Down Signs Available
  • September 10, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Will I See You Tomorrow? It's Time to Stuff the Bus 
  • September 9, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: 9/11 Anniversary, Stuff the Bus Food Drive, and Podcast with GMU President
  • August 26, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Refugee Support, Women's Equality, and COVID-19 Vaccine Update
  • August 19, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Booster Shots, Mosquito Dunks, and Final Summer Concert
  • August 12, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Dangerous Heat, Juice Box with a Cop, and Emergency Health Profiles
  • August 11, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: ALERT: Braddock Nights Inclement 
  • August 3, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Free Document Shredding, Virtual Lake Accotink Dredging Meeting, and Rocknoceros Set to Perform
  • July 28, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: CDC Guidance, Accotink Dredging Meeting Tomorrow, and New Podcast Episode
  • July 22, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Delta Variant Cases Rise, Lake Accotink Meetings Set, and Concerts Continue
  • July 15, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Plastic Bag Tax, Carbon Neutral by 2040, and Summer Entertainment
  • July 8, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Grant Deadline, Public Safety Events, and Rental Assistance
  • July 6, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: First Braddock Nights Concert Tomorrow
  • June 24, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Pride Month Message, Solarize NOVA Deadline, and Vaccine Clinic Saturday
  • June 17, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Juneteenth Holiday, Sick Bird Update, and Summer Entertainment Series
  • June 10, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Braddock Nights, Government Center Walk-in Vaccinations, and New Podcast Episode
  • May 27, 2021: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Police Pursuit Reform, Vaccine Clinic, and Howrey Field Soldiers Honored
  • May 25, 2021: Braddock Hall Vaccine Clinic Tomorrow, Thursday, and Friday
  • May 20, 2021: Braddock Hall Vaccine Clinic, Libraries to Resume Normal Service, and Braddock Hall Reopens to Community
  • May 13, 2021: Ages 12-15 Eligible for Vaccine, Braddock Rd. DMV Meeting Video, & Climate Community Meetings
  • April 29, 2021: FY 2022 Budget Vote Tomorrow, Walk-In Vaccine Clinics, Podcast with Tyler Cowen
  • April 22, 2021: Earth Day Activities, New COVID Guidelines, & Sexual Assault Awareness Panel with Rep. Connolly
  • April 15, 2021: All 16+ Eligible for Vaccine on April 18, New Registration System, and Tax Relief Workshops
  • April 8, 2021: Expanded Vaccine Eligibility, Pickleball Meeting Tonight, and Earth Month Activities
  • April 6, 2021: Braddock Rd. DMV Meeting Tonight, Podcast with Woodson Legend Red Jenkins
  • March 30, 2021: Tonight's Braddock District Budget Town Hall
  • March 25, 2021: New Vaccine Eligibility, DMV Construction Community Meeting, and Budget Town Hall
  • March 17, 2021Expanded Vaccine Eligibility, Budget Town Hall, and New Bike Lanes Proposed
  • March 11, 2021: Mass Vaccination Clinic, FY22 Top Tax Rate, and Repaving Meeting Tonight
  • February 26, 2021: 63% of Jan. 18 Vaccinated, New FAQs, and Connolly Letter on Pharmacies
  • February 25, 2021: Proposed FY 2022 Budget, GMU Engagement Session, and Braddock COVID-19 Town Hall Recording
  • February 22, 2021: Vaccine Town Hall Tonight with Health Director Dr. Gloria Addo-Ayensu & Senator Marsden
  • February 17, 2021: Braddock District COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall, Winter Weather Warning, and Vaccine Clinic Closures
  • February 12, 2021: New Vaccine Dashboard and Registration Status Tracker Available Now
  • February 10, 2021: Vaccine Transparency, Winter Weather, and Long Branch Watershed Meeting
  • February 06, 2021: Winter Storm Warning
  • February 01, 2021: Vaccine Briefing from Health Director, NVTC Site Demolition Begins, and Food Drive Success
  • January 30, 2021: Winter Weather Update
  • January 29, 2021: Will I See You at Tomorrow's Food Drive? It's Time to Stuff the Bus.
  • January 28, 2021: Vaccine Update, Braddock Voices Podcast, and Upcoming Food Drive
  • January 25, 2021: Winter Weather Update, Zoning Modernization Meeting, and Stuff the Bus Food Drive
  • January 21, 2021: Vaccine Update, Replacement for 29W Bus, and Police Chief Survey
  • January 18, 2021: Online Vaccine Registration Now Available for 65+
  • January 17, 2021: Vaccine Update, MLK Day, and Inauguration Road & Bridge Closures
  • January 15, 2021: Age 65-74 & High-Risk Individual Vaccine Registration Opens Jan. 18
  • January, 14, 2021: Vaccine Rollout FAQs, MLK Day, and Inauguration Security Concerns
  • January 11, 2021: Online Vaccine Registration Now Available for 1a & 1b Populations
  • January 11, 2021: How to get vaccinated when you’re eligible
  • December 15, 2020: Be Prepared for Tomorrow's Snow
  • December 10, 2020: Governor Northam's COVID-19 Briefing, Tonight's Virtual Lake Accotink Dredging Meeting and More!
  • November 18, 2020: Tonight's Community Roundtable, Local Park Authority Project Updates, and Upcoming Food Drives
  • November 12, 2020: Holiday Health Guidelines, Braddock District Council Meeting, and FCPD Virtual Town Halls
  • October 29, 2020: Safe Halloween Activities, Extended Early Voting Hours, and Flu Shots for Seniors
  • October 22, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Just a Drill -- Training Scenario at GMU Tomorrow, Board Update, and BDC Meeting
  • October 15, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Vaccine Planning, RECenter Vandalism, and Voter Registration Extended
  • October 8, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Early Voting this Saturday, George Mason University Engagement Session, and Local Flu Shot Clinics 
  • September 25, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Final Stuff the Bus Food Drive, Police Update on Recent Thefts, and Oak Hill Day Goes Virtual
  • September 17, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Packed Board Meeting, Long Branch Stream Valley Project, and Upcoming Tax Deadline
  • September 11, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Will I See You Tomorrow? It's Time to Stuff the Bus
  • September 9, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Long Branch Stream Valley and Smokewood Park Bridge Meeting Tomorrow, Election Updates
  • August 27, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: The Right to Vote, Climate Change Meeting Tonight, and Upcoming Food Drives
  • August 13, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Braddock Rd. Design Update, SACC Supporting Return to School Program, and Substance Misuse Focus Group
  • July 30, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Childcare Options, Summer Concert Series Starts Tonight, and Don't Plant Unsolicited Plant Seeds
  • July 23, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Braddock Rd. Plan Meeting, FCPS Virtual Start, and Virtual Concert Schedule 
  • July 17, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Board Meeting Actions, Braddock Nights Update, and Bear sighting
  • July 9, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Return to School Updates, Latest COVID-19 Information, and More
  • June 25, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Phase 3 Reopening, Return to School Plan, and Key Braddock Projects Move Forward
  • June 18, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Police Use of Force and Body-Worn Camera Policies, Mosquito Dunks Available, and Boy Scouts Food Drive
  • June 10, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: FCPD Officer Charged With Assault, Bear Sighting, Phase 2 Reopening
  • May 29, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Day One of Phase 1, Outdoor Dining Ordinance, and CVS Drive-Thru Test Centers
  • May 26, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Phase 1 Reopening and Mask Requirement
  • May 21, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: 15685.2 LBS of Food, Parks Parking Lots Reopening, and Non-Profit's Grant Deadline 
  • May 15, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Urgent Need for Food Donations
  • May 13, 2020: The Walkinshaw Advisory: Delayed Reopening, Small Business Grant Program, and Grocery Pickup for Seniors 
  • May 8, 2020: Braddock District Food Drive, Upcoming Elections, and Lane Use Meeting
  • April 24, 2020: Don't Drink Bleach, Budget Public Hearings, and Buy Braddock
  • April 17, 2020: Failed Roll Out of Distance Learning, a Message from Megan Mclaughlin, and Virtual Animal Shelter Adoptions
  • April 13, 2020Virtual Budget Town Hall Tonight and GMU Master Plan Survey
  • April 08, 2020Revised Budget Proposal, Timeline, and Virtual Town Hall Meeting
  • March 31, 2020Stay at Home Order, Budget Update, and Changes to Waste Collection
  • March 25, 2020Tax Payment Extensions, Parks and County Buildings Closed, In-Vehicle Testing
  • March 23, 2020Schools Closed for Remainder of School Year
  • March 19, 20208 Ways You Can Help
  • March 17, 2020Local Emergency Declared in Fairfax County
  • March 15, 2020County Facilities Closed, Food Distribution Site Expansion, Mass Gathering Ban
  • March 13, 2020Additional Fairfax Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases
  • March 12, 2020Additional Fairfax Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases
  • March 10, 2020Budget Town Hall, Coronavirus Update, and Census Outreach Efforts
  • February 18, 2020Provide Input on Bus Service Changes
  • February 11, 2020Please join us this Thursday for the Braddock District Open House


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