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Fairfax County, Virginia

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Tony Castrilli,
Director of Public Affairs

News Releases

Independence Day Holiday Schedule

Fairfax County Government offices are closed Thursday and Friday, July 4-5, for the Independence Day holiday. However, some facilities are open and schedules vary. For specific schedule information, click on the links below.

Public Schools and School Offices
Independence Day Holiday Schedule

Fairfax County to Participate in Historic Resources Survey of Reston


Fairfax County has been selected to participate in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources’ Survey and Planning Cost Share Program. This program assists local governments in surveying their community to identify cultural and historic resources. It goes beyond identifying traditional historic landmarks and includes looking at planned communities of which Reston is an outstanding…

Fairfax County’s Joint Environmental Task Force Seeks Members

Fairfax County’s Joint Environmental Task Force is looking for residents to join this group that focuses on climate change, energy and other environmental issues.

The task force—called JET for short—was jointly created in April by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and…

Changes Coming for Community Health Care Network

On July 1, Neighborhood Health and HealthWorks for Northern Virginia, non-profit Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) operating in Northern Virginia, will take over the clinics currently operated through Fairfax County’s Community Health Care Network.

The CHCN program provides primary care services to approximately 16,000 low-income, uninsured county residents. For the past…

Introduction to New Venue for Nonprofit Arts Organizations

Fairfax County-based nonprofit arts organizations will be able to take advantage of the performance venues of Capital One Hall in Tysons through an agreementwith Fairfax County. The performance hall isscheduled to open in September 2021.

Arts organizations can find out aboutthe user application and scheduling processes ata presentation and question-and-answer session from ARTSFAIRFAX…

In-Person Absentee Voting at 11 Locations on June 8 Only

On Saturday, June 8, only, Fairfax County will offer 11 locations to absentee vote in person for the Democratic Primary election on June 11.

Absentee Locations

The last day to absentee vote in person is June 8, and the following locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In-Person Absentee Voting at 11 Locations on June 8 Only

Annandale’s Pop-Up Park to Open June 29


On June 29, an underused space at 7200 Columbia Pike will become Annandale’s first “pop-up” park, featuring arts, fitness and family friendly activities.

The 1,200-square-foot space is part of the county-owned property that’s currently leased to a local nonprofit. The space will be transformed from a bare concrete…

Fairfax Peak: One of the World’s Longest Indoor Ski Slopes may be Built on Fairfax County’s I-95 Landfill


Fairfax County’s I-95 landfill in Lorton may become home to the longest indoor ski slope in North America and one of the longest in the world.

Alpine-X submitted a public-private partnership proposal to the county to build a 450,000- square-foot snow sports facility with an…

Board of Supervisors Approves Public Safety Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program

At its meeting today, Tuesday, May 21, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisorsvoted unanimously to approve a Public Safety Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program.

The county’s UAS program will provide an enhanced level of operational capability, safety and situational awareness for the Office of…

Fairfax County Seeks Board of Zoning Appeals Member


The Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals has an opening for one member.

Interested candidates must apply by June 5, 2019, to the Fairfax Circuit Court, which appoints the board’s seven members. Applicants should send their resume to Judge Bruce D. White, Fairfax Circuit Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax,…