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Tony Castrilli,
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News Releases

MLK Day and Inauguration 2021 Holiday Schedule

January 13, 2021

Fairfax County Government offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and also on Wednesday, Jan. 20, for Inauguration Day. County offices will be open as normal on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Please remember that though offices are open, schedules may vary, particularly as some offices continue to feature reduced hours in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Fairfax Circuit Court Awarded Grant to Preserve Historic Court Records

January 12, 2021

A grant from the Library of Virginia’s Circuit Court Records Preservation (CCRP) program will help preserve Fairfax County court records from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. “In an increasingly digital learning world, we hope to preserve these physical records so residents and students alike can appreciate the actual books,” says Fairfax Circuit Court Clerk John T. Frey, who has served as…

Fairfax County General Assembly Delegation to Hold Pre-2021 Session Public Hearing

Community Meeting on Jan. 5, 2021 to discuss Reston Historic Resources Survey Draft

December 11, 2020

A draft of an Historic Resources Survey of Reston has been completed and is available for community review and input. Hunter Mill District Supervisor Walter Alcorn is hosting a virtual community meeting Jan. 5, 2021 at 7 p.m. to provide residents with the opportunity to ask questions and provide comments…

Christmas 2020 and New Year’s 2021 Holiday Schedule

December 10, 2020

Fairfax County Government offices officially close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24, and will be closed all day on Friday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday. Offices will also be closed on Friday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s holiday. However, some facilities are open and schedules may vary, particularly as some offices continue to feature reduced hours in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Leonard Appointed Deputy County Executive for Health, Housing and Human Services

Leonard
November 16, 2020

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors today appointedChristopher Leonard as deputy county executive, effective Jan. 2, 2021. He replaces Tisha Deeghan, who retires on Feb. 1, 2021.

Leonard will be responsible for Fairfax County’s Health, Housing and Human Services programsand will oversee the following…

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule 2020

November 12, 2020

Fairfax County Government offices are closedThursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday. However, some facilities are open and schedules vary, particularly as some offices continue to feature reduced hours in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the county government is providing many…

McLean Community Business Center Virtual Open House Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020

McLean
November 5, 2020

Dranesville District Supervisor John W. Foust formed the McLean CBC Task Force to develop updated Comprehensive Plan recommendations that will guide development in the McLean Community Business Center (“CBC”) over the next 20 years. The McLean CBC extends out from the intersection of Chain Bridge Road and Old Dominion Drive.

The Task Force is comprised of community members with…

Veterans Day Holiday Schedule 2020

October 26, 2020

Fairfax County Government offices are closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, in honor of the Veterans Day holiday. However, some facilities are open and schedules vary, particularly as some offices continue to feature reduced hours in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the county government is providing many essential…

Joint Environmental Task Force Recommends Fairfax County Government and School Operations go Carbon Neutral and Zero Waste by 2040

Joint
October 23, 2020

This week, the Joint Environmental Task Force (JET) announced its recommendations to achieve zero waste by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2040 for all Fairfax County government and school operations. These goals are included in a new report from the JET that members of its Executive Committee presented to their respective boards on Oct. 20 and 22. The JET was created in April 2019 to identify…

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