Agenda for 23 January 2008 Sully District Council Meeting
by Jeff Parnes
- The Sully District Council will meet at 7:00 p.m. in the Sully District Governmental Center meeting room 1, 4900 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly, VA, 20151. The meeting will be canceled if Fairfax County Schools or after school activities are canceled due to adverse weather the day of the meeting..
- Topic: Development along Rt. 50 in Loudoun County
- Marie Genovese, AICP, Planner, Community Planning Division
- Cynthia Keegan, AICP, Program Manager, Community Planning Division
- Land Use and Transportation
- Old Business
- Membership letters were sent to the 182 organizations containd in Supervisor Frey's organizational list.
- On January 16, 2008, the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) approved incorporation of I-66 inside the Beltway spot improvements and the I-95/I-395 HOV/Bus/HOT Lanes into the region’s 2007 Constrained Long Range Plan (CLRP) and 2008-2013 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
- New Business
- The Fairfax County Septic Consortium is working with Fairfax County Health Department to help them to develop better methods for ensuring the maintenance of septic systems in Fairfax County.
- They need input from those homeowners who are on septic systems. Their goal is to develop new regulations or management practices that will ensure that the 30,000 systems in the County continue to protect the health and safety of our residents.
- Craig Benson (703-389-3196) would be happy to come to your next homeowners meeting to discuss this issue with those folks who are on septic systems. The attached brochure provides some of the information that would be discussed.
- Please feel free to give him a call if you have questions.
- Scheduled Meetings/Activities:
- Northern Virginia Urban Forestry Roundtable Quarterly Meeting Green Infrastructure Planning Friday, January 25, 2008 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Northern Virginia Regional Commission, Chesapeake Conference Room, 3060 Williams Drive, Suite 510, Fairfax, VA 22031
- A network of parks, greenways, conservation easements, working lands valued for their support of native species, natural ecological processes, air and water resources, and contributions to the health and quality of life of individuals and communities is one simple definition of green infrastructure.
- Learn more about green infrastructure and its benefits from the executive director of the Green Infrastructure Center, Inc. based in Charlottesville, VA.
- Hear case studies of green infrastructure tools and planning from representatives from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, and Arlington County.
- Planning for green infrastructure while simultaneously planning for buildings, roads and grey infrastructure may provide the balance many urban foresters, water resource managers, and developers are seeking to plan for the inevitable growth in the Northern Virginia region.
- Please note that the cost for lunch is $5, please make checks payable to the Northern Virginia Regional Commission, at the door.
- RSVP to Northern Virginia Regional Commission at email@example.com or 703-642-0700 by Wednesday, January 23, 2007, to reserve a space if you plan to attend.
- In your response, please indicate whether you would like to reserve a lunch, and if you would like a vegetarian meal.
- Directions to NVRC - 3060 Williams Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031 (near Arlington Boulevard just outside the Beltway) - are online at: www.novaregion.org/directions.htm
- Free parking is available in the parking garage, accessible from Williams Drive. Please park in a space that does not have a black or reserved sign. We look forward to seeing you there!
- On behalf of the NoVaUrbFor Roundtable, Adam Downing, Extension Agent, Forestry & Natural Resources - Northern District, Virginia Cooperative Extension, War Memorial Building, 2nd floor, Main St., P.O. Box 10; Madison, VA 22727 Phone: 540.948.6881 Fax: 540.948.6883
- Sully District - Park Planning Process, Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 7 p.m., Chantilly High School Cafeteria
- If you think preserving, protecting and planning parks to serve coming generations is important, please join us at a district-wide park planning workshop. The Fairfax County Park Authority wants your input! Come help us plan and strategize how to protect and preserve our natural and cultural resources and ensure quality places for the next generations to play and thrive.
- Great Parks, Great Communities is an exciting new planning process initiated to get your ideas for balancing Fairfax County's future park needs and resources, within each district of the County. Be a part of the process by guiding us towards a balanced park system in your community and ultimately across the County.
- Sully District Supervisor Michael Frey, along with Park Authority Board Member Harold Strickland will host a Great Parks, Great Communities workshop and open house on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 7 p.m. at the Chantilly High School cafeteria located at 4201 Stringfellow Road in Chantilly.
- Please join us for this kick-off meeting at which the planning process will be introduced and baseline information about the existing park system will be presented. You will have the opportunity to learn more about the parks in your district, ask questions to park staff, and share your ideas on how we can strengthen our park system for the future. If you can't join us in person, consider sharing your thoughts with us online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/plandev/greatparks.htm . You will find an overview of our countywide Great Parks, Great Communities initiative, informative maps and district specific information, and opportunities to provide feedback.
- For more information please contact Senior Park Planner Angie Allen via phone (703-324-8694) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you love parks, can envision the protection of natural and cultural resources and believe that your quality of life is enhanced by a healthy environment, please take some time to share your opinions, great ideas and your enthusiasm!
- Upcoming Sully Woodlands Public Deer Hunt Dates (Wednesday, February 6, and Wednesday, March 5. Note the March 5th may not be a hunt date. It will depend on the success of the first two dates and the number of hunters available)
- Planned for 27 February 2008 Meeting
- Fairfdax County School Budget
- Kathy Smith, Sully School Board Representative
- Deirdra McLaughlin, FCPS Staff
- Land Use and Transportation
- Proponent: Upper Occoquan Sewage Authority
- Action: 2232 application
- Location: Within the Cub Run Stream Valley Park
Replacement of approximately 25,000 linear feet of gravity sewer with new gravity sewer.
A public hearing date has been scheduled for March 19, 2008
Jeffrey M. Parnes
Chair, Sully District Council
Land Use and Transportation Committee
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