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Fairfax County, Virginia

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Tony Castrilli,
Director of Public Affairs

News Releases

2019 Christmas and 2020 New Year’s Holiday Schedule

December 11, 2019

Fairfax County Government offices will officially close at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24, and will be closed all day on Wednesday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday. Offices will also be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s holiday. However, some facilities are open and schedules vary. For specific schedule information, click on the appropriate link below.


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Inauguration Ceremony to be Held Dec. 16

December 6, 2019

The inauguration ceremony for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Fairfax County constitutional officers and the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District directors will be held on Monday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. in the forum of the ...

McLean Polling Place Moving to Lewinsville Senior Center

December 3, 2019

About 2,700 McLean-area voters will have a new polling place starting with the March 3, 2020, presidential primary.

On Dec. 3, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved moving the polling place at the Lewinsville Presbyterian Church to the Lewinsville Senior Center at 1613 Great Falls Street, McLean.

The change only affects voters who…

Fairfax County Kicks Off Historic Resources Survey of Reston on Dec. 17

Fairfax
December 2, 2019

Preservationists will survey Reston this fall and winter as part of the Virginia Department of Historic Resources’ Survey. To begin the survey process, Fairfax County and VDHR are holding a joint public information meeting at Rose Gallery at ...

E-Scooter Regulations Approved in Fairfax County

E-Scooter
November 20, 2019

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved a Shared Mobility Device (SMD) ordinance on Nov. 19 that will govern devices such as e-scooters in Fairfax County effective Jan. 1, 2020. In February of this year, the General Assembly passed a law permitting shared mobility devices in Virginia and gave local governments authority to establish regulations or a pilot…

2019 Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

November 14, 2019

Fairfax County Government offices are officially closed Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29, for the Thanksgiving holiday. However, some facilities are open and schedules vary. For specific schedule information, click on the appropriate link below.


Public Schools and School Offices
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Fairfax County CISO Michael Dent Named a Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

Fairfax
November 12, 2019

“In terms of local government chief information security officers, Michael Dent stands above and apart from all others,” stated the recognition of Fairfax County Chief Information Security Officer Michael Dent as a LocalSmart Cybersecurity Leader of the Year.

Dent’s high standard of process-driven data protection in Fairfax County was cited as a model template for other local…

Veterans Day Holiday Schedule Nov. 11, 2019

October 28, 2019

Fairfax County Government offices are officially closed Monday, Nov. 11, for the Veterans Day holiday. However, some facilities are open and schedules vary. For specific schedule information, click on the appropriate link below.


Public Schools and School Offices
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Fairfax County Recognize Leaders in Design and Environmental Excellence on Oct. 22

Fairfax
October 16, 2019

This year’s James M. Scott Exceptional Design Award recipients were recognized alongside leaders in Environmental Excellence on Oct. 22. The winners represent superior work of architecture that combines green building…

10 Absentee Voting Locations Open Starting Oct. 17

October 16, 2019

Starting on Thursday, Oct. 17, 10 locations across Fairfax County will be open for in-person absentee voting.

These locations will be open Mondays through Saturdays until Saturday, Nov. 2 at 5 p.m., the last day to vote absentee in-person.

In-Person Absentee Voting Location

In addition to the ...

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