Planning Commission

Fairfax County, Virginia

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12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 552
Fairfax, VA 22035

Jill G. Cooper,
Executive Director

 

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Schools Committee

Meetings will be held in the Board Conference Room of the Fairfax County Government Center unless announced otherwise.

2019 Schools Committee Members

Timothy J. Sargeant, At-Large (Chairman)
Julie M. Strandlie, Mason District (Vice Chairman)
Ellen J. Hurley, Braddock District
Phillip A. Niedzielski-Eichner, Providence District
Peter F. Murphy, Springfield District
James R. Hart, At-Large (Alternate)
John C. Ulfelder, Dranesville District (Alternate)
John A. Carter, Hunter Mill District (Alternate)
Walter C. Clarke, Mount Vernon District (Alternate)


Next Meeting:

July 23, 2019 @7:30 p.m.

 

Previous Meetings:

March 28, 2019

The committee members and Planning Division staff finalized their work on addressing land use priorities with schools. The committee voted unanimously to endorse to the full Planning Commission a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors to authorize advertising for changes to the policy plan.

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March 14, 2019

The Committee members, FCPS staff and Planning Division staff continued their work on addressing land use priorities.

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February 28, 2019

The Schools Committee was constituted. Commissioner Tim Sargeant was elected Chairman and Commissioner Julie Strandlie was elected Vice Chairman. The committee members, FCPS staff, and Planning Division staff continued their work addressing land use priorities.

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February 12, 2019

The committee members, Fairfax County Public Schools staff, and Planning Division staff continued their work addressing land use priorities.

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January 26, 2019

The Committee and staff from Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) had a work session regarding the implementation of a work plan that would address land use priorities.

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January 17, 2019

The Committee and staff from Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) continued work on the implementation of a work plan that would address land use priorities, as requested by the BOS and Fairfax County School Board during a joint retreat. The Committee, FCPS staff, and Planning Division staff continued their review of suggested recommendations from previous meetings on topics such as existing policies, utilization of existing facilities, vacant and underutilized County owned properties, the co-location of facilities, and school proffers.

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December 5, 2018

Meeting Agenda

The Committee discussed with the Fairfax County Public Schools staff the subcommittee's suggested recommendations regarding economic development and equity and access to schools/school facilities.

Handouts:

Draft Proposed Comprehensive Plan Policy - Economic Development

One Fairfax Policy

Suggested Subcommittee Recommendations

November 7, 2018

Meeting Agenda

The Committee discussed with the Fairfax County Public Schools staff discussions from previous committee meetings and planning policies for school facilities in the future.

Handouts:

Comprehensive Plan Policies - Economic Development
One Fairfax Policy
School Committee Summary

July 18, 2018

Meeting Agenda

The Committee discussed with the Fairfax County Public Schools staff the schools planning and economic development, equity and access to schools/schools facilities and objectives of subcommittee. 

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June 27, 2018

Meeting Agenda

The Committee discussed with the Fairfax County Public Schools staff the reallocation and disposition process of County-owned vacant or underutilized property. 

Handouts:
a. Example of County property conveyed to Park Authority
b. Example of County property sold
c. Existing Comprehensive Plan policies
d. Facilities Management Department Memorandum
e. One Fairfax policy

April 25, 2018

Meeting Agenda

The Committee discussed with the Fairfax County Public Schools staff the co-location of County and FCPS facilities, repurposing of buildings for FCPS facilities, vacant and underutilized properties for potential FCPS facilities and programs. 

Handouts:

A. Comprehensive Plan Policies - Co-location of Fairfax County and FCPS Facilities

B. Comprehensive Plan Policies - Co-location of FCPS and Park Authority Facilities

C. Comprehensive Plan Policies - Repurposing of Buildings for FCPS Facilities

D. Facilities Management Department Procedural Memorandum

E. 5-10 Year CIP Period: Potential Shared Use Opportunities by District

F. Schools Committee Schedule

February 21, 2018

Meeting Agenda

The Committee was constituted. Commissioner Timothy Sargeant was elected Chairman and Commissioner Julie Strandlie was elected Vice Chairman. The Committee continued a discussion with the Fairfax County Public Schools staff on the proffer formulas for capital improvements, use of vacant and/or underutilized County properties for FCPS facilities, collaboration of FCPS with business and economic development initiatives. 

Handout:
School Impact Proffer Formula and Student Yield Ratio Update

January 17, 2018

Meeting Agenda

The Committee discussed with the Fairfax County Public Schools staff the following topics:

  • Exempt and non-exempt areas;
  • Defining overcapacity;
  • Proffer formulas; and
  • Construction goals.

Handouts:

Capital Improvement Program Overview
Historic Student Yield Ratio and Proffer Contribution
Proffer Contribution Calculation
Proffer Legislation Exempt Mixed-Use Small Areas Map
School Impact Proffer Formula and Student Yield Ratio Update
Student Yield Ratios by School Level

 

 

 

 

 

 

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