Board of Supervisors - Hunter Mill District

Fairfax County, Virginia

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Walter L. Alcorn,
Hunter Mill District Supervisor

Hunter Mill Board Matters

What is a Board Matter?

Board Matters are documents presented by each member of the Board of Supervisors to introduce and discuss magisterial district issues. Board Matters can include requests for official presentations, information that the Board Member would like to share, requests to county agencies to investigate and/or act and any other issue the supervisor wishes to bring to the attention of his colleagues.

Board Matters Presented by Hunter Mill District Supervisor Alcorn at Board of Supervisors Meetings:

Sept. 14 Compiled Board Matters, Including Joint With Supervisor Alcorn

Sept. 14 Board Matter: Cornerstones 50th Anniversary

Joint With Chairman Jeff McKay, Supervisor Foust and Supervisor Palchik

Background:

Cornerstones, formerly known as Reston Interfaith, is celebrating its 50th Anniversary on September 30. Established in 1970, Cornerstones has become a crucial human services provider and advocate for our neighbors in need. Cornerstones has touched the lives of more than 16,000…

Sept. 14, 2021 Board Matter: Motion for Concurrent Processing JACO Acquisition, LLC FDPA 2016-HM-007-5

Background:

Akridge is under contract with the owner, Reston Two Co. LLC and submitted an FDPA application for Block C of the development known as Halley Rise (formerly Reston Crescent). The Block is anchored by two residential buildings with approximately 480 dwelling units and up to 9,250 square feet of retail. A key part of the project is…

Sept. 14, 2021 Board Matter: Campus Commons Wiehle Avenue Study Group Findings

Background:

On Oct.15, 2019, the Board of Supervisors approved RZ 2017-HM-018 – Campus Commons LLC – to entitle a mixed-use development at the northeast corner of Wiehle Avenue and Sunrise Valley Drive. As part of this application, the developer, TF Cornerstone, proffered to provide pedestrian improvements for a crossing of Wiehle…

July 27, 2021 Board Matter: Older Decks Structural Safety

Background:

Chairman, I have heard homeowners' concerns about the safety of older decks following press reports about deck collapses in our region and beyond.

While the county’s permitting process does an excellent job ensuring that new decks are built structurally sound, years of weather and wear and tear may weaken parts of decks, making them less safe. Deck maintenance…

July 13, 2021 Board Matter: Isaac Newton Square Development, Phase 1 FDP 2018-HM-020 APA Properties No. 6, LP

Background:

APA Properties No. 6, LP submitted an FDP application for the roadways and related infrastructure in northern half of the Isaac Newton Square development (Phase 1) in the Wiehle TSA. APA Properties would like to submit a site plan for review for the INS Phase 1 area sooner rather than later. The FDP application is rather straightforward, and the applicant has been working…

July 13, 2021 Joint Board Matter: Recognition of the James Madison High School Boys Baseball Team Winning Virginia Class 6 State Championship

Joint Board Matter with Supervisor Dalia Palchik and Supervisor Kathy L. Smith

Background:

Chairman, I am proud to announce that once again this year James Madison High School has a state championship team. This time it is the Boys Baseball Team who defeated Colgan 2-1 on Saturday, June 26 to clinch the championship. It is the baseball team’s first title since 2015 and the…

June 22, 2021 Joint Board Matter: Recognition of Billy Thompson

Joint Board Matter by Supervisor Palchik with Chairman McKay and Supervisor Alcorn

Members of the Board,

Billy Thompson, the immediate past President of the Greater Merrifield BusinessAssociation (GMBA), stepped down this year after seven years as President. Billy hasbeen a key member since 1995…

June 8, 2021 Joint Board Matter: Recognition of Jennifer Siciliano

Joint Board Matter by ChairmanMcKay with Supervisor Alcorn, Supervisor Walkinshaw, Supervisor
Smith, Supervisor Storck, Supervisor Gross, Supervisor Palchik, Supervisor Lusk, Supervisor Herrity, and Supervisor Foust

On August 11, Jennifer Siciliano will begin a new appointment with UVA Health, following 14
years with Inova.


Among her many…

May 18, 2021 Joint Board Matter: July 2021 as Latinx Conservation Month

Providence District Supervisor Dalia Palchik Joint Board Matter withChairman McKay, Supervisor Alcorn,
Supervisor Gross, and Supervisor Storck

Members of the Board,
Fairfax County boasts a culturally rich Latinx and Spanish-speaking community. Defensores de la Cuenca,“Defenders of the Watershed,”a nonprofit dedicated to helping the Latinx community connect with the…

May 18, 2021 Joint Board Matter: 50th Anniversary of the First Performance at the Filene Center

Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust Board Matter with Chairman Jeff McKay and Supervisor Alcorn

BACKGROUND:

Mr. Chairman, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the first performance at the Filene Center, located in the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, known affectionately as simply Wolf…

May 18, 2021 Board Matter: Recognition of June as Fatherhood Awareness Month

Background:
Chairman, research has demonstrated that even from birth, children who have an involved father are more likely to be emotionally secure and, as they grow older, have better social connections. Research further reveals that an active and nurturing style of fathering is associated with better verbal skills and intellectual functioning in children.

We are fortunate in…

May 4, 2021 Joint Board Matter By Lee District Supervisor Rodney Lusk: Board of Supervisors Endorses and Supports the Adoption of the District of Columbia as 51st state in U.S.

Supervisor Rodney Luck Board Matter with Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross and Supervisor Alcorn

Mr. Chairman—I was greatly honored to represent our Commonwealth on the Metropolitan Council of Governments’ (COG) D.C. Statehood Taskforce.

As this Board is aware, based on the work of the taskforce, COG recently voted unanimously to endorse D.C.…

May 4, 2021 Board Matter: Recognition of the James Madison High School Girls Field Hockey Team Winning Virginia Class 6 State Championship

Background:
Mr. Chairman, it was only two months ago that we recognized the James Madison High School Girls Basketball Team for winning the state championships and today I am happy to announce that the Girls Field Hockey Team won the Virginia Class 6 State Championships on April 24 with a 1-0 victory over Floyd Kellam High School. The most amazing part of this feat is that the…

May 4, 2021 Board Matter: Recognition of Supervisor Catherine (Cathy) Hudgins With Renaming of Southgate Community Center

Background:
Mr. Chairman, for two decades, Cathy Hudgins tirelessly served our communities in Hunter Mill District, from 2000 until 2019 when she retired from the Board of Supervisors. She was a community builder with a passion for improving the quality of life in our neighborhoods that are often overlooked. One of Supervisor Hudgins’ biggest…

May 4, 2021 Board Matter: Concerning Comment Letter for the Commonwealth Transportation Board’s FY 2022-2027 Six-Year Improvement Program

Background:

Chairman and members of the Board, the Commonwealth Transportation Board is currently developing its FY 2022-2027 Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), in accordance with the provisions provided in the Code of Virginia. This year’s SYIP update will include funding for various transportation programs, including transit, state of good repair, and funds allocated through the…

April 13, 2021 Joint Board Matter: Route 7 Infrastructure Project and Environmental Impacts

April

Joint Board Matter With Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust

Background:

As the Board is aware, the Rt. 7 widening project is well underway after several years of engineering and planning by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Virginia Department of Transportation, Fairfax County Department of Transportation, and many other federal, state and…

April 13, 2021 Board Matter: Inaugural Tour de Hunter Mill

Background:

Mr. Chairman, the Hunter Mill District is home to many scenic trails and roadways that are popular with our residents who enjoy riding bikes. Having these public resources has been a tremendous asset during the pandemic, enabling residents to enjoy fresh air and exercise close to home. To showcase and celebrate these resources and…

March 23, 2021 Joint Board Matter: Recognition of Frying Pan Farm Park Manager Yvonne Johnson

Joint Board Matter With Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross

Background:

Mr. Chairman, Frying Pan Farm Park is one of the jewels of the Fairfax County Park Authority. A lot of credit for the park being a popular destination for families throughout the area is due to park manager Yvonne Johnson who retired on March 2.

Yvonne began as…

March 9, 2021 Joint Board Matter: Endorsement of the Department of Transportation’s (FCDOT) Application for Funding through the FY 2021 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Grant Program

Joint Board Matter with Chairman Jeffrey C. McKay, Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck and Lee District Supervisor Rodney Lusk

Background:

The Department of Transportation (FCDOT) is seeking the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ support for an application for funding through the United States Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Infrastructure for Rebuilding…

March 9, 2021 Board Matter: Recognition of South Lakes High School Boys Indoor Track Team Winning Virginia Class 6 State Championship

Background:

Mr. Chairman, I am pleased to announce that the South Lakes High School Boys Indoor Track Team won the Virginia Class 6 Indoor State Championships in Virginia Beach on March 1. In addition, South Lakes team members set personal records in the 500 meters and Triple Jump track events. On the way to the state championship, the boys team defended their regional title for a…

March 9, 2021 Joint Board Matter: Recognition of James Madison High School Girls Basketball Team Winning Virginia Class 6 State Championship

Joint Board Matter with Providence District Supervisor Dalia Palchik and Sully District Supervisor Kathy L. Smith

Background:

Mr. Chairman, I am pleased to announce that the James Madison High School Girls Basketball Team won the Virginia Class 6 championship at the end of February. This is especially noteworthy since the team was not able to play their championship game…

Feb. 9, 2021 Joint Board Matter: Fairfax County Covid Vaccination Program: Providing Additional Transparency

Joint Board Matter With Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust

Background:

Mr. Chairman, the Fairfax County Health Department has established an excellent process for delivering vaccines to county residents based on priorities established by the state. Unfortunately, to date we have not been able to obtain the…

Jan. 26, 2021 Supervisor Herrity Joint Board Matter: 2021 Fairfax County Annual Teen Job and Opportunity Fairs

Springfield District joint Board Matter with all membersof Board of Supervisors

Mr. Chairman, my office, Fairfax County Public Schools and Connection Newspapers, along with Supervisors’ offices, businesses, and community organizations including our local chambers, have hosted very successful teen job fairs and career-building workshops for the past few years. These events focused on…

Jan. 26, 2021 Board Matter: RZ 2019-HM-011 Public Hearing Deferred

Sakthivel Chinnasamy and Nandakumar Sreenivasan

Background:

There was a public hearing in the fall for application RZ 2019-HM-011 and the decision was deferred. When the applicant decided to amend the application to request R-2 instead of R-3, a new public hearing was required and was scheduled for Jan. 26, 2021 at 4 p.m. At the applicant’s request, the public hearing is…

Jan. 26, 2021 Board Matter: Reston’s Designation as Top Place in U.S. to Work From Home

Background:

Mr. Chairman, Reston is one of the jewels of Fairfax County and Virginia. Restonians – and I am one – are particularly proud of our history, community engagement, green spaces, diversity, and public amenities. Therefore, it gives me great pleasure to note that Money magazine has designated Reston as number 1 in the country in it’s ...

Jan. 26, 2021 Joint Board Matter: Review of Lighting Infrastructure

Joint Board Matter with Lee District Supervisor Rodney Luck and Sully District Supervisor Kathy Smith

Background:

On Jan. 28, 2020 the Board approved a joint motion of Supervisor Lusk and me on a pedestrian and bicycle safety initiative focusing on the ActiveFairfax planning process. As ActiveFairfax moves forward to facilitate additional opportunities for our residents to…

Dec. 1, 2020 Board Matter: Comment on Commonwealth Transportation Board’s 2020 Fall Transportation Meetings

Background:

This year, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s FY 2020-2022 Biennium Budget included language allowing the FY 2020-2025 Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), adopted June 19, 2019, to remain in effect through June 30, 2021, or until a new SYIP can be adopted based on revenue forecasts reflecting the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The budget amendments adopted by the General…

Oct. 20, 2020 Board Matter: Reston Community Center Preference Poll

Background:

The Reston Community Center has completed the annual preference poll election for its Board of Governors. The following individuals were elected to serve three-year terms on the Reston Community Center Board of Governors:

Vicky Wingert

Bill Keefe

Bill Penniman

All three candidates are incumbents who have actively served the community…

Oct. 6, 2020 Joint Board Matter: Request for Additional Public Input Opportunities for 495 NEXT Project

Joint Board Matter With Chairman McKay and Supervisors Foust and Palchik

Our offices have heard from numerous residents who have expressed concerns with how few public meetings have been held to discuss the 495 Express Lanes Northern Extension, or NEXT, project.

Recognizing that COVID-19 has made public meetings difficult, we still believe there are ample means to collect…

July 14, 2020 Joint Board Matter: Request for Staff Regarding Coordinated Services Planning – 222 Number

Joint Board Matter With Supervisors Foust, Smith and Palchik

Background:Mr. Chairman, the County’s Health and Human Services Department (HHS) operates a Coordinated Services Planning (CSP) phone number (703-222-0880) which is referred to as the “222 number.” The 222 number provides the public with a single point of access for referral for many critical services including emergency…

July 14, 2020 Joint Board Matter: Approving Workforce Dwelling Unit Task Force Recommendations

Joint Board Matter With Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust

BACKGROUND: Mr. Chairman, the Workforce Dwelling Unit (WDU) Policy (“Policy”) is one of many tools Fairfax County uses to provide affordable and workforce housing for our residents. The Policy is adopted as an Appendix to the Housing element of the Policy Plan within the Comprehensive Plan and is administered by the…

July 14, 2020 Board Matter: Child Care Services: Supporting FCPS Efforts to Reopen Schools

Joint Board Matter With Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust

Background: Because of COVID-19, the Fairfax County Public Schools School Board and the School Superintendent are going through the excruciatingly difficult task of determining how educational services will be delivered to 189,000 students this fall. The decisions they make will have huge impacts on students, their…

July 14, 2020 Joint Board Matter: Request to Review 9-1-1 Dispatch and Response System to Enhance Diversion First Strategies

Joint Board Matter With Lee District Supervisor Rodney Lusk

Mr. Chairman – Our county is in the midst of a dialogue aimed at increasing both the effectiveness, as well as transparency of law enforcement activities within our community.

The challenges before us are too complex, and far too pervasive for any single…

June 23, 2020 Joint Board Matter Honoring Town of Vienna Mayor Laurie DiRocco

June 23, 2020

Joint Board Matter With Chairman Jeff McKay

Earlier this year, Town of Vienna Mayor Laurie DiRocco announced that she would not seek re-election for a 4th term in June. Mayor DiRocco’s current term will end on June 30, 2020.

Mayor DiRocco first joined the Vienna Town Council in 2009, following six years of serving on the Town of Vienna’s Planning Commission and the…

June 23, 2020 Joint Board Matter Request to Inventory Confederate Names of County Property

June 23, 2020

Joint Board Matter With Providence District Supervisor Dalia Palchik

BACKGROUND

Mr. Chairman, today Supervisor Alcorn and I are requesting a report listing a full inventory of Confederate names of public places in Fairfax County, including: monuments, street names, RECenters, parks, county buildings, and other county properties. Fairfax County residents stand together with…

March 10 Joint Board Matter: Affordable Housing Status Update Request

Joint Board Matter withChairman Jeffrey McKay andLee District Supervisor Rodney Lusk

Last year in the FY 2020 budget markup, the Board gave direction to staff on a number of affordable housing issues, including development of a package of innovative land use policies to further facilitate…

Feb. 25, 2020 Board Matter: Comments on Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)'s Proposed FY 2021 Operating Budget and Related Service and Fare Proposals

Background:

WMATA's proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 operating budget totals $2.09 billion. It includes a base operating budget that is within the mandated 3% subsidy growth cap, with the exception of excluded items per the enacted legislation. The FY 2021 proposed budget adds hours to keep Metrorail open later and increases the frequency of trains on Sundays. The proposal also makes…

Feb. 11, 2020 Board Matter: Exploring Benefits of Emerging Technologies

Mr. Chairman, with the continued acceleration of technology advancement many counties and other local governments across the country are pursuing “smart community” strategies to make government service delivery more efficient and improve quality of life for residents.

One example of our leadership in this area has been in the development and application of GIS (geographic information…

Feb. 11, 2020 Joint Board Matter: Town of Vienna Fee Waiver

Joint Board Matter With Chairman Jeff McKay

With Board approval, we are requesting a waiver of all county building and inspection fees applicable to the Vienna Police Facility Construction Project.

The Town of Vienna is currently in the process of designing a new police facility.This new building will provide the opportunity for the Town to place all their police functions…

Feb. 11, 2020 Joint Board Matter: Recognition of James Madison High School Marching Band's State Championship Achievement

Joint Board Matter With Providence District Supervisor Dalia Palchik

The James Madison High School Marching Ensemble, “Pride of Vienna,” had another exemplary…

Jan. 28, 2020 Joint Board Matter: Countywide Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Initiative

Joint Board Matter With Lee District Supervisor Rodney Lusk

Mr. Chairman, today Supervisor Lusk and I are bringing to the Board’s attention a rather daunting and long-term challenge that has been an area of increasing focus during the past decade – how to make Fairfax County safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.

The commitment of Fairfax County to address this is clear,…

Jan. 14, 2020 Board Matter: Initiating a public participation process and authorizing an amendment to the Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan for Reston

Compiled Board Of Supervisors Board Matters, including Joint with Supervisor Alcorn 

Sept. 14, 2021 

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