Transcript Board of Supervisors Highlights Podcast

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Board of Supervisors Meeting ~ July 30, 2019

Welcome to the podcast of meeting highlights for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. 

 

The Board:

  • Appointed Michael Becketts as director of the Department of Family Services. He will succeed Nanette Bowler, who is retiring from the county on Friday, Aug. 2. Becketts will take on his official role as DFS director Sept. 3.
  • Received an updated from the Office of Emergency Management on the July 8, rain event.
  • Authorized advertisement of a Sept. 24 public hearing to establish a community parking district for Westford Landing.
  • Authorized advertisement of a Sept. 24 public hearing to establish a community parking district for Fair Oaks Farms.
  • Approved “$200 Additional Fine for Speeding” signs on Harrison Lane from Polins Court to Robert E. Lee Place.
  • Approved two, traffic-calming speed tables for Youngblood Street.
  • Authorized advertisement of a Sept. 24 public hearing to acquire land for the Peyton Run at Longwood Knolls Stream Restoration project.
  • Authorized advertisement of a Sept. 24 public hearing to acquire land for the Glade Drive walkway project from Colts Neck Road to Freetown Drive.
  • Authorized advertisement of a Sept. 24 public hearing to acquire land for the Kirby Road walkway project from Halsey Road to Franklin Avenue.
  • Extended the review period for the Fairfax County Park Authority’s 2232 application at Lake Fairfax Park.
  • Authorized advertisement of a Sept. 24 public hearing on the proposed new chapter for the county’s Cable Ordinance that includes expanded consumer protection provisions including pricing, installation times and deadlines and interruption of service.
  • Authorized advertisement of a Sept. 24 public hearing on the county and school’s FY 2019 Carryover Review.
  • Approved a license agreement with the Springfield United Methodist Church to allow a slug line while the Springfield Commuter Parking Garage is under construction.
  • Approved a lease agreement with the Springfield Town Center to provide 308 additional commuter parking spaces and slug line staging at the center’s Frontier Parking Garage.
  • Approved signing an agreement with VDOT to use $343,925 of Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality funds for the promotion of the county’s Transportation Demand Management Program in FY 2020.
  • Authorized the county to sign an amended agreement with Capital One for use of its events center.
  • Approved the plain language explanation for the 2019 school bond referendum. The $360 million school bond referendum will be on the Nov. 5, general election ballot.
  • Authorized the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority to make a $3 million loan to the developer of The Residences at North Hill.
  • Authorized an agreement with the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation to provide $231,200 in grant funds to help provide Fairfax Connector service during Metrorail’s shutdown of the Blue and Yellow lines.
  • Endorsed VDOT’s design plans to widen Richmond Highway between Jeff Todd Way and Sherwood Hall Lane.
  • Authorized an amended project agreement with VDOT to widen Rolling Road to four lanes between Old Keene Mill Road to Hunter Village Drive.
  • Approved a draft Board of Supervisors’ meeting schedule for 2020.
  • Authorized county staff to process payment vouchers for items previously approved and appropriated in FY 2019.
  • Received information on a consulting contract for a comprehensive water and sewer rate study to the Management and Financial Services Group.

 

  • The Board also held public hearings and:
    • Approved JDA Custom Homes’ plan for 12 single family homes on West Ox Road south of the intersection Franklin Farm Road.
    • Approved Williams Meadow’s plan for 15 single family homes east of Sutton Road near the intersection with Oleander Avenue.
    • Approved Great Falls Village Green Day School to lower its enrollment ages from 2-12 years to 3 months-12 years.
    • Approved the Old Keene Mill Shopping Center to renovate and change its sign.
    • Approved Roberts Road Investment’s plan for 43 single-family homes at the intersection of Roberts Road and Braddock Road.
    • Approved Crown Tysons Properties to create a car dealership on Leesburg Pike near the Dulles Toll Road.
    • Approved Clementine Twin Lakes to convert an existing group home with eight beds to become a congregate living facility with 12 beds.

 

  • The Board held a public comment session.

 

  • The Board also made presentations to community groups and individuals.
    • The Board bid farewell and thanked Dr. Angel Cabrera, president of George Mason University, and his wife for their years of service.
    • The Board recognized:
      • Robinson Secondary School Wrestling Team
    • 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: www.fairfaxcounty.gov. This podcast is produced by the Fairfax County, VA, government.