Transcript Board of Supervisors Highlights Podcast

Fairfax County PodcastsBoard of Supervisors Meeting ~ June 19, 2018

Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.


The Board:

  • Received presentation of the A. Heath Onthank Award to Captain Thomas J. Rogers, Police Department; Jennifer Dickinson, Centreville Regional Library; and Saly J. Fayez, Police Department.
  • Received presentation of the Architectural Review Board's 2017 Annual Report. To learn more, visit
  • Received presentation of the History Commission's 2017 Annual Report. To view the report visit
  • Made appointments to boards, authorities, commissions, and advisory groups.
  • Authorized a July 31 public hearing to consider changes to obsolete provision in the county code related to Industrial Development Authority.
  • Approved “Watch for Children” signs on roads in the Dranesville, Providence and Springfield Districts.
  • Authorized a July 31 public hearing to expand the West Potomac Residential Permit Parking District.
  • Approved a memorandum of understanding between the Fairfax County Police and between the Fairfax County Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to assign one detective to the DEA Task Force.
  • Authorized investing $1.2 million investment of Economic Development Support Funds in a mixed use development in downtown Herndon that includes an arts center.
  • Deferred action on a resolution supporting a modification of right turn lanes on the Dulles Airport Access Road eastbound off-ramp at Dolley Madison Boulevard.
  • Approved changes to the Fairfax County Purchasing Resolution to respond to changes in state law.
  • Approved a 2018 public safety bond referendum on the Nov. 6, general election ballot. This action allows the county to petition the Fairfax Circuit Court to order the referendum. If ordered, it will be on the Nov. 6, 2018, general election ballot. Under state law, the county must petition the court to put the referendum on the ballot. Voters will be asked to vote “yes” or “no” on the public safety bond question. If ultimately approved, the county plans to sell $182 million in general obligation bonds to renovate, expand or replace fire, police and court facilities.
  • Approved the use of SmarTrip® cards for middle and high school students who participate in the county’s free Student Bus Pass Program.
  • Approved up to an additional $40 million in funding authority for widening Route 7 from Jarrett Valley Drive to Reston Avenue.
  • Approved a standard project agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to create a bike and pedestrian from Tysons One Place to Old Meadow Road, including a bridge over the Beltway.
  • Approved an amendment to the regional SmarTrip Operations Funding Agreement.
  • Approved adoption of the Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan for FY 2019 that identifies how money for three federal housing programs will be used.
  • Approved a one-year extension of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Capital Funding Agreement that is set to expire on June 30.
  • Held public hearings, including:
    • Approving the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Six-Year Secondary System Construction Program for Fiscal Years 2019 to 2024.
    • Approving a rezoning application to allow 90 multi-family, stacked townhouses at the intersection of Legato Road and Legato Road.
    • Approving proffer and conceptual development plan changes to allow an office option for one of the buildings that make up The Boro development in Tysons.
    • Approving amendment to allow the option to build 172 two-over-two, multi-family, stacked townhomes within the Dulles Technology Center.
    • Approving an expansion of the Oakton Residential Permit Parking District.
    • Approving a new five-year of county-owned property at 1500 Shenandoah Road
    • Approving amendments to the county code for criminal background checks and other provisions for home child care facilities.
    • Approving amendments to the county code chapter on motor vehicles and traffic to reflect changes in state law.
    • Approving the discontinuation of vacuum leaf collection in three Sanitary Districts within the Mason and Dranesville Districts.


The Board made presentations to community groups and individuals. The Board recognized:

  • Lake Braddock Theatre from Lake Braddock Secondary School for winning the Virginia High School League Class 6 One Act Play Championship.
  • Chantilly High School and McLean High School for receiving 2018 First Amendment Press Freedom Awards.
  • CyberPatriot Teams from Chantilly High School and Frost Middle School for winning first place in their respective divisions of the Air Force Association National Youth Cyber Defense competition.
  • Woodson High School Women’s Lightweight Crew and Women’s Junior 8 Crew for winning the Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association 2018 state championships.
  • Peterson Companies for donating space for active shooting training.
  • Knox Singleton for his years of service to Fairfax County.
  • Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce for its 35th anniversary. 

The Board also designated:

  • June 2018 as Homeownership Month in Fairfax County.


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.