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Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Departing-in-2023 Foust still has much on his plate

Deciding to step down in 2023 was not easy, but Supervisor John Foust (D-Dranesville) is ready to try some new challenges. “I love the job and the people I work with, but I decided that I wanted to spend more...

Options weighed for plastic-bag-tax moolah

Between January and May, Fairfax County’s new plastic-bag tax has brought in $511,000 in revenue, and county officials have ideas where those funds should go. The Board of Supervisors at its July 26 Environmental Committee briefly reviewed a July 19...

Fairfax’s Foust opts against 2023 re-election bid

Fairfax County Supervisor John Foust (D-Dranesville) announced Aug. 2 that he will not seek a fifth four-year term in 2023. “I will have much more to say about this when we get closer to the end of my term,” Foust...

Supervisors OK pedestrian, bike upgrades near Vienna Metro station

Lots of pedestrian and bicycle improvements will be installed near the Vienna Metrorail Station over the next four years, following unanimous approval July 19 by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Board members endorsed design plans for the project, which...

Fairfax officials back away from truck ban near McLean/Falls Church border

Fairfax County supervisors will not hold planned public hearings on proposed through-truck restrictions in the McLean/Falls Church area, following opposition from neighbors. Supervisors on June 28 approved two Aug. 2 public hearings to discuss Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT)...

Buh-bye, ‘Lee District’; hello, ‘Franconia’

Of the nine Fairfax County magisterial districts that could be renamed to suit modern sensibilities better, Lee District springs to mind as an obvious choice. Lee District was one of two (the other being Sully) that the Fairfax County Redistricting...

Fairfax supervisors OK economic-incentive fund

Fairfax County supervisors on June 28 appropriated $1 million to establish the Fairfax Founders Fund, a grant and technical-assistance program that will bolster promising startup companies in the county that are focused on emerging technological industries. The moneys, which will...

Fairfax History Commission could get additional resources

The Fairfax County History Commission scored several successes last year, from installing historic markers to undertaking multiple initiatives on African-American history, but its leader said the group needs further county resources to realize its potential. Commission Chairman Cheryl Repetti, who...

Editor’s Notebook: Never too early to launch re-election bids

Another Fairfax County supervisor – Rodney Lusk of the about to be renamed Lee District – announced his re-election bid yesterday, even though the supervisors are not on the ballot until 2023. He isn’t alone; not sure how many of...

Truck traffic may be restricted near McLean/Falls Church border

As construction activity picks up on the redeveloping west end of Falls Church, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is planning authorize a pair of public hearings to prohibit through-truck traffic on two parallel streets on the McLean/Falls Church...
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Vienna Post 180 team selects its 2022 MVP

As a result of his all-around versatile and productive performance, Bannon Brazell was chosen as Vienna Post 180’s Most...
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