Transcript Board of Supervisors Highlights Podcast

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Board of Supervisors Meeting ~ Feb. 5, 2019

Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.


The Board:

  • Received a report on General Assembly activities.
  • Authorized advertisement of a March 5 public hearing to convey a portion of the board-owned Birmingham Green property to the City of Manassas.
  • Authorized the advertisement of a March 19 public hearing on the Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan for FY 2020. This One-Year Action Plan indicates Fairfax County's intended use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds. It represents the third year's operationalization of the County's Five-Year Consolidated Plan (FY 2016 - 2020) for these sources of federal funds and is based on the goals and strategies in the Five-Year Plan.
  • Authorized advertisement of a March 19 public hearing to abandon and discontinue portions of Lorton Road and Furnace Road to realign these two streets through the former Lorton Correctional Complex property.
  • Authorized advertisement of a March 5 public hearing to expand the Springdale (District 33) Residential Permit Parking District. The county’s Residential Permit Parking District (RPPD) program was created to reduce traffic in residential areas, protect those areas from the environmental impacts of commuting, and allow access to properties. This is accomplished by creating on-street parking restrictions on public roadways in designated areas in accordance with the Code of the County of Fairfax, Chapter 82, Article 5A.
  • Authorized the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board to accept $105,736 in grant funding for direct peer support services to paroled, jail inmates who have mental health and substance abuse disorders.
  • Authorized the Department of Transportation to accept $200,000 in grant funds and execute a standard project agreement to improve the main crosswalk for Wolftrap Elementary School across Beulah Road at Talisman Drive.
  • Deferred a decision on the revised Traffic Calming General Operating Procedures that the county uses in its Residential Traffic Administration Program.
  • Authorized the Portsmouth Port and Industrial Commission to issue $4.8 million in bonds for recreational facilities for the Chantilly Youth Association, Inc.


Held public hearings and:

  • Approved the development of 11 attached townhouses on the east side of Skyview Drive near the intersection with Richmond Highway.
  • Approved two Comprehensive Plan amendments to remove a planned minor paved trail and a shared-use path through Huntley Meadows Park.
  • Deferred until March 19 a decision on a zoning ordinance amendment to revise Article 12, Signs.
  • Approved mobile food vending along select portions of Dulles Technology Drive and Corporate Court.

Made presentations to community groups and individuals.

  • The Board recognized:
    • Ecumenical Community Helping Others — also known as ECHO — for its 50th anniversary.
  • The Board designated:


That’s all for this podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, thanks for listening. For more information about the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, including full meeting minutes and documents, visit the county Web site: This podcast is produced by the Fairfax County, VA, government.