What's New Now: February 2021
Advertised FY 2022 Budget
- The County Executive presented his proposed FY 2022 Budget to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Feb. 23. You can get more information on the budget here, including the timeline and process before the FY 2022 Budget is approved by the Board of Supervisors in May. The FY 2022 Budget becomes effective July 1, 2021.
- There will be many opportunities to provide input on the proposed budget. I encourage you to mark your calendar to attend the Hunter Mill District Budget Town Hall on Monday, March 29, 7 to 9 p.m. The meeting will be hosted on the Webex platform. Use this link to attend and participate in the meeting. You will be prompted to register with your email address and ZIP code before logging into meeting. If you prefer to listen to the meeting on your phone, you may call 1-844-621-3956 and use access code: 129 632 1224. You also can watch the meeting on YouTube Live.
Reston Named #1 in Country for Best Place to Work From Home
Money magazine has designated Reston as #1 in it's survey of "The 10 Best Places to Live if You Work From Home." As noted in the Jan. 18, 2021 article, “Money analyzed 157,000 data points across nearly 2,000 cities and towns in the U.S. to find the best places to live if you work from home.” Read article.
Video Archives of Hunter Mill District Meetings
- Videos of several community meetings are available to watch on Supervisor Alcorn's YouTube Channel.
February 16, 2021
The Fairfax County Hunter Mill District Office is seeking a part-time summer intern to assist with a myriad of public service activities, which may include: Coordinating special events Assisting constituents Researching projects for Hunter Mill District Supervisor Walter Alcorn and staff Updating lists, such as homeowner association (HOA) contacts Assisting with communications, including writing, graphic design and social media To apply for the internship you must be a college-age student and reside in Hunter Mill District (where you live when you are not in school), which includes the Town of Vienna. The intern should have enthusiasm for public service at the local government level and be able to work independently. Intern should also be available as needed on evenings and weekends. Preferred skills include: Familiarity with Hunter Mill District and Fairfax County government Effective writing and verbal communications Researching and reporting results Technical skills, including these examples: Excel, WebEx, Microsoft, Photoshop, Canva Spanish language ability (verbal and written) This is a paid internship and start and end dates are negotiable. To apply send your resume, including two references by email to email@example.com by Monday, March 1. Please put Internship Application in the subject line.
February 9, 2021
Hunter Mill District Supervisor Walter Alcorn is hosting virtual town hall meetings for district residents on Tuesday, Feb. 16 and Thursday, Feb. 18. “Transparency and community engagement continue to be the guideposts of my approach to local government,” said Supervisor Alcorn. “As I begin the second year of my term as your supervisor, it is critical that we continue a robust dialogue. I encourage everyone to attend these town halls.” Feb. 16 Virtual Town Hall With Reston District Police Station Commanders, 7 to 9 p.m. With more than half of Hunter Mill District residents covered by the Fairfax County Police Department’s Reston District, this town hall focuses on public safety in the northern half of Hunter Mill. Reston District Station Commanders Captain Thea Pirnat and Lieutenant Marc Mitchell will provide a brief overview, including statistics, and current outreach and engagement efforts. Residents will also have the opportunity ask questions to the commanders and Supervisor Alcorn. Join the virtual meeting with this WebEx link. To listen to the meeting, dial 1-844-621-3956 and use access code: 179 543 3978. You can also watch a live stream of the meeting on YouTube Live, this is also the link to watch the video beginning Feb. 17. Feb. 18 Virtual Town Hall With Supervisor Alcorn, 7 to 9 p.m. This town hall is an opportunity to get a briefing from Supervisor Alcorn on the state of Hunter Mill District and Fairfax County. Residents will have the opportunity ask questions on county-related issues. Join the virtual meeting with this WebEx link. To listen to the meeting, dial 1-844-621-3956 and use access code: 179 565 4421. You can also watch a live stream of the meeting on YouTube Live, this is also the link to watch the video beginning Feb. 19. For additional information, contact the Hunter Mill District office at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 703-478-0283.
February 4, 2021
The pandemic has been especially difficult for our vulnerable communities who are facing food insecurity and financial difficulties. This Saturday, Feb. 6, Hunter Mill District Supervisor Walter Alcorn is encouraging residents to share some of their generosity and love for their community by participating in the Coat Closet and Stuff the Bus events at the North County Governmental Center. Both events will be in the parking lot at 1801 Cameron Glen Dr., Reston to enable social distancing. Please wear a mask when dropping off donations. More Information: Stuff the Bus hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition to the North County Governmental Center, non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna, as well as other locations countywide. The Coat Closet hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to drop off new or clean coats in good condition. There is also a need for new warm gloves and hats for all ages. Cornerstones cannot accept other clothing items or used gloves and hats. Residents can also pick up a coat/hat/gloves during the Coat Closet hours.