The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors authorized four bond referendums for November 3, 2020 on the general election ballot. The County sells general obligation bonds to pay for building, renovating or expanding facilities, like libraries, fire stations and parks.
Voters must approve them through a referendum, and by law, the bonds, if approved, may only by used for the purpose stated in the ballot question.
Among the four authorized referenda was $112 million for parks. Of the $112 million proposed, the Fairfax County Park Authority will use $100 million to finance:
The remaining $12 million is intended to fund the county’s share for the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority’s capital program that focuses on:
We encourage voters to get more familiar with the proposed projects and initiatives listed below either specifically or by category. Our goal is to inform the public so they can make a decision on the bond question based on the facts and knowledge of the issues at hand.
For general information about the use of bonds visit Bonds: Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have questions about the upcoming Park Bond that will be on the ballot in November? Find answers in a factual virtual presentation from the Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) developed for your group or organization.
Access general information about the FCPA bond on this page.
To request a virtual presentation on the bond for your group, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 703-324-8662.
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