Board of Supervisors - Mason District

Fairfax County, Virginia


Welcome to the Mason District homepage! It is designed for easy use, and I hope you will find the information both helpful and timely. Special features include Mason Matters!, my twice-a-year newsletter, information about reserving the public meeting rooms at the Mason District Governmental Center, and other meetings and activities throughout Mason District. Links to county agencies also are included. Please refer to the Web site often, and don't hesitate to contact me. - Penelope A. "Penny" Gross, Mason District Supervisor

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Mason District Governmental Center
6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003
Penelope A. "Penny" Gross,
Board of Supervisor

Penny Gross was first elected to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, representing the Mason District, in November 1995, and was re-elected to her 7th term on November 5, 2019.  Supervisor Gross is vice-chair of the Board, and chairs the Personnel Committee. 

Absentee Voting for the March 3, 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Election

In-person absentee voting at will open at 12 satellite locations, including the Mason District Governmental Center, beginning Saturday, February 22 through Saturday February 29, 2020 (No voting on Sunday, February 23).  Hours are Monday through Friday, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Child Safety Seat Inspection

The Fairfax County Police Department is hosting a Child Car Seat Inspection on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Mason District Station.  The child car seats are inspected on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 9 a.m., and the last child car seat inspection will begin at 11:30 a.m.  Everyone who wishes to have a child car seat inspected must come into the building to receive a number.  The number of child car seat inspections will be based on the number of available inspectors that day.  For more information, contact the Mason District Station at 703-256-8035, press zero for the front desk.

Paving and Bike Lanes Coming to Mason District

VDOT and Fairfax County DOT staff will discuss road paving and restriping, to include bike lanes, on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the Large Conference Room of the Mason District Governmental Center.  Residents may submit comments about the plan and general traffic safety concerns no the roads scheduled for paving until March 17, 2020.

Low-Cost Rabies Clinic for Pets

A low-cost rabies clinic will be held on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 12 - 2 p.m., for dogs, cats and ferrets, at the Mason District Governmental Center. All dogs must be on leashes, and cats and ferrets must be in carriers.  The vaccination cost is $15 per pet for a one-year rabies vaccination.  To obtain a three-year vaccine, please bring your pet's rabies certificate (not tag) showing the current rabies vaccination expiration date.  Fairfax County 2020 dog licenses will be sold separately for an additional cost of $10 per license.  Cash and checks only will be accepted for payment at the clinic. 

Mason District Budget Town Meeting

On Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 7 p.m., at the Mason District Governmental Center, Supervisor Gross welcomes County Executive Bryan J. Hill and Chief Financial Officer Joe Mondoro, who will present the proposed FY 2021 Fairfax County Budget and answer your questions.  Information about the Fairfax County Budget, including a revenue forecast, economic indicators, and a budget timeline is available online at

2020 Senior Citizen Tax Relief Workshops

Free tax relief workshops will be held on Thursday and Friday, March 19 and 20, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon both days, at the Mason District Governmental Center.  Staff from the Department of Tax Administration will be available to answer questions and help with any application issues.  Residents will be assisted on a first-com, first-served basis.

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