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Fairfax County, Virginia

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Tony Castrilli,
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News Releases

Feb. 19 Special Election: Absentee Voting and Election Day Information


The last day to vote absentee in person for the Feb. 19, 2019, special election is Saturday, Feb. 16.

This election is to fill the currently vacant House of Delegates seat for the 86th District—and only qualified voters in this district may…

Fairfax County Proposes Loan Program for Businesses to Make Energy Efficiency Improvements to Help Fight Climate Change


Commercial, industrial and nonprofit property owners looking to make their buildings more energy efficient might get help from Fairfax County.

The county is proposing a program that would allow eligible property owners to take out loans with private lenders for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water saving projects.

Called Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy —…

Fairfax County Proposes $2.5 Million in New Energy Efficiency Projects for LED Streetlights and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations


Fairfax County is considering funding $2.5 million in new energy efficiency projects for LED streetlights and electric vehicle charging stations.

The Board of Supervisors discussed funding for these new projects at their Feb. 12 Environmental Committee…

Know the Past, Shape the Future Black History Month Celebration


In celebration of Black History Month, Fairfax County in partnership with Cox proudly presents "Know the Past, Shape the Future," a free celebration with music, entertainment and light refreshments on Friday, Feb. 15, at the FairfaxCounty Government Center. Virginia's Lieutenant Governor Justin E. Fairfax will be…

Holiday Schedule for George Washington's Day, Monday, Feb. 18

Fairfax County Government offices are closed Monday,Feb. 18for the George Washington's Day holiday. However, some facilities are open and schedules vary. For specific schedule information, please click on the appropriate link below.

Why Do We Call it George Washington's…

Proposed New Agriculture and Commercial Zoning Regulations to be Presented at Feb. 26 Public Meeting


Fairfax County Hackathon Opens the Door for Accessible and Affordable Housing


It’s no secret that housing is expensive in the D.C. area.

Median home prices in the region have risen by 40 percent over the last 10 years, and rents climbed 17 percent over five years.

Fairfax County to Hold Special Election on Feb. 19 for 86th Virginia House District


Fairfax County will hold a special election on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, for the 86th District of the Virginia House of Delegates.

Only qualified voters in the 86th District may vote. Fairfax County to Hold Special Election on Feb. 19 for 86th Virginia House District

Shaping the Future Together: Fairfax County Launches Strategic Planning Effort


What does the future of Fairfax County look like?

Fairfax County Government is beginning a strategic planning process with the community to shape the future together. Our goal is to hear all voices and reach all segments of our community.

What are hopes and aspirations for the future of our community?…

Rachel O'Dwyer Flynn Appointed Deputy County Executive


At its meeting onJan. 22, the Board of Supervisors appointed Rachel O'Dwyer Flynnas deputy county executive.The appointment is effectiveFeb. 4.She replaces Rob Stalzer, who is now the city manager for the City of Fairfax.

Flynn will oversee the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, the Department of…