Board of Supervisors Meeting ~ Sept. 14, 2021
Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.
The Board of Supervisors affirmed the selection of Jai Cole as the Executive Director of the Park Authority. Jai brings more than two decades of leadership experience with award-winning recreation and park agencies and will begin her position immediately.
The Board of Supervisors accepted the county’s first Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan (CECAP), a roadmap to move our community to carbon neutrality by 2050.
Fairfax County launched an online tool to allow anyone to draw proposed new electoral maps for the Board of Supervisors and School Board. The Fairfax County Redistricting Advisory Committee will review and consider any publicly submitted maps. The deadline for the public to submit maps is Sunday, Sept. 19 at 11:59 p.m.
The Board approved the following administrative items:
- A “Watch for Children” sign as part of the Residential Traffic Administration in the Providence District.
- Traffic calming measures as part of the Residential Traffic Administration Program in the Lee District.
- A designation of Plans Examiner Status under the Expedited Land Development Review Program.
- A street into the Secondary system in the Dranesville District.
- An authorization to advertise a public hearing on an ordinance to amend Chapter 3 of the Code of the County of Fairfax by adding Article 10, Collecting Bargaining, sections 3-10-1 through 3-10-18.
- An authorization to advertise a public hearing to consider adopting an ordinance to expand the Singleton’s grove community parking district in the Sully District.
- Traffic calming measures as part of the Residential Traffic Administration Program in the Mason District.
- An authorization to advertise a public hearing on the proposed issuance of a subordinate wastewater revenue bond series in connection with Fairfax County Economic Development Authority in the Braddock district.
- An authorization to advertise a public hearing on a proposal to vacate portions of 7th Place and unnamed right of way in the Dranesville District.
- An authorization to advertise a public hearing on proposed amendments to Fairfax County Code Section 82-5-32, removal, immobilization and disposition of vehicles unlawfully parked on private or county property.
- A supplemental appropriation resolution for the Department of Housing and Community Development to accept grant funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Continuum of Care Planning Project Grant.
The Board approved the following action items:
- A Board of Supervisors’ draft regular meeting schedule for calendar year 2022.
- A presentation of the delinquent tax list for tax year 2020 (FY 2021).
- Revisions to Chapters 1,2,5,7, 16 and 17 of the personnel regulations due to legislation passed by the 2021 special session 1 of the Virginia General Assembly.
- Revisions to procedural memorandum no. 11-01, exempt service.
- The local stormwater management grant program, phase 1.
- A joint funding agreement—Fairfax County partnership with the United States Geological Survey for the assessment of reach and watershed scale responses to stream restoration in Long Branch, Fairfax, Virginia.
- A resolution authorizing the Department of Transportation to apply for funding for the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation’s transit ridership incentive program.
- An authorization to sign standard project agreements to distribution of I-395/I-95 toll revenues to multi-modal projects in the corridor in the Lee, Mount Vernon and Springfield Districts.
- An endorsement of recommendations to George Mason University on the Master Plan—Phase One Progress Report in the Braddock District.
- A resolution endorsing projects being submitted for FY 2027 and FY 2028 Virginia Department of Transportation revenue sharing program funds in the Braddock, Springfield and Providence Districts.
- A resolution endorsing projects being submitted to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority for Fiscal Year 2022 for Fiscal Year 2027 regional funding.
The Board held public hearings and approved:
- Fairfax County Water Authority to permit a light public utility use (water pumping facility) located in the Mason district.
- Proposed amendments to Chapter 11.1 of the county code to reflect amendments to state anti-discrimination and fair housing statutes enacted during the 2021 General Assembly to change status as a veteran to military status as a protected class, add definition of military status and accessible parking language and delete extraneous language.
- Proposed amendments to the Code of the County of Fairfax, Chapter 3, County Employees, Personnel Administration that were passed by the 2021 Special Session 1 of the General Assembly.
- The acquisition of certain land rights necessary for the construction of Sleepy Hollow Road Walkway from Columbia Pike to Route 7 in the Mason District.
- The acquisition of certain land rights necessary for construction of slipline replacement (Celadon Lane) in the Mason District.
- A proposal to prohibit through truck traffic on Hampton Road in the Springfield District.
- An amendment to the Code of the County of Fairfax to establish a five cent disposable plastic bag tax.
The Board designated:
- September as Suicide Awareness Month.
- September as Hunger Action Month.
- Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, 2021, as Hispanic Heritage Month.
The Board recognized:
- Joseph Mondoro, Chief Financial Officer, for over 25 years of outstanding service to 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: www.fairfaxcounty.gov. This podcast is produced by the Fairfax County, VA, government.