Agenda for 28 May 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.
- Report form Richmond
- Chuck Caputo, 67th Delegate District
- Mark Herring, 33rd Senatorial District
- Thomas Rust, 86th Delegate District
- Ken Cuccinelli, 37th Senatorial District
- Timothy Hugo, 40th Delegate District
- Kenneth Plum, 36th Delegate District
- Stephen Shannon, 35th Delegate District
- No Responses
- Chap Petersen, 34th Senatorial District
- Nominations for new officers
- Nominations are being accepted for Sully District Council's elected positions: President, 1st Vice President (Federation Representative), 2nd Vice President (Membership), Treasurer, and Secretary.
- If interested in submitting your name or someone else's (please check with them first, please), send the nomination to our Nominating Committee
- Elections are planned for the June 2008 meeting.
- Land Use and Transportation
- Proponent: Doug Smith for Oakton Swim and Racquet Club
- Action: SPA 82-C-067-03 application to add site modifications and building addition
- Location: 11714 Flemish Mill Ct
Site is 6.75 acres zoned R-1. BZA public hearing date will be 8-5-08 and Debbie Hedrick will be staff coordinator.
- Old Business
- Notes for the February and March 2008 SDC meeting are available on the web courtesy of Jim Neighbors
- New Business
- On April 30, 2008, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that it had sent the required 10-day notification to Congress that it intends to move the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project into the final design stage of FTA's New Starts Process. FTA will commit $158.7 million to use toward completion of a financial plan, construction plans, detailed engineering specifications and cost estimates, and other technical requirements.
- Governor Kaine Introduces Special Session Transportation Proposal
- Governor Tim Kaine introduced a three-prong transportation plan to address statewide and regional transportation needs.
- At the statewide level, the Governor proposes to:
- Increase the Motor Vehicle Sales and Use (Titling) Tax by 1 percentage point (to 4%) and the annual vehicle registration fee by $10 and dedicate the proceeds to the Highway Maintenance and Operation Fund (HMOF).
- Transfer 1% of the existing Motor Vehicle Sales and Use Tax and existing $35 minimal Motor Vehicle Sales and Use Tax to Maintenance (HMOF).
- Impose a 25-cent per $100 Grantors Tax to be invested in a -- Transportation Change Fund” for Transit Capital and Operating (65%), Rail Capital and Operating (10%), Transportation Partnership Opportunity Fund (13.5%), Airports (4%) and Ports (7.5%).
- At the regional level, the Governor proposes to:
This site provides more details on the Governor’s Plan.
- Impose a 1% Regional Retail Sales and Use Tax in Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia to replace revenues lost by the Virginia Supreme Court’s ruling that the regional transportation authorities lacked the power to impose the regional taxes and fees included in HB 3202.
- Hampton Roads’ regional tax will generate $192.5 million per year in FY2010. All revenues will be dedicated to its seven most important regional priorities.
- Northern Virginia’s regional tax will generate $351 million per year in FY2010. Revenues will be distributed using the HB 3202 formula -- 40% to localities, $50 million to WMATA, $25 million to VRE and remaining funds to "regional projects."
- A HOT Lanes presentation was made at the 23 April DATA meeting.
- Scheduled Meetings/Activities:
- I-495 Capital Beltway HOT Lanes Design Review Hearing
- The Virginia Department of Transportation will host two opportunities for Northern Virginians to learn about and weigh in on the design of the I-495 Capital Beltway HOT Lanes project.
- Stop by either night to find about the latest design plans to construct four HOV/Bus/HOT (high occupancy toll) lanes on the Capital Beltway from the Springfield Interchange to just north of the Dulles Toll Road at Old Dominion Drive.
- Each meeting includes a brief presentation at 7:00 p.m. to be followed by public comments. Those who wish to speak may register at the door. Speakers are limited to three minutes.
- If you are unable to attend, comments may be submitted, by June 5, 2008 to Roger Boothe, Project Manager, VDOT, 6400 Commerce Street, Springfield, VA 22150, or emailed to Meeting_Comments@VDOT.Virginia.gov, referencing "Capital Beltway HOT Lanes" in the subject line.
- The Capital Beltway HOT Lanes are coming. Learn more and share your views on this important project.
- Tuesday, May 20, 5-9 p.m, Northern Virginia Community College, Ernst Cultural Center, Forum Area, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale
- Wednesday, May 21, 5-9 p.m, George C. Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church
- For more information, call toll-free (877) 495-VDOT (8368) or visit NVTA’s HOT Lane Site or the VDOT HOT Lane Site.
- Conservation Landscaping Workshop and Charette on Thursday, June 5, from 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Wetland Studies and Solutions in Gainesville.
- The workshop is intended for professionals working in the Planning and Zoning, Community Development, Landscape Architecture and Landscape Design fields. Those attending the entire session will receive a certificate of completion for six Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Virginia Certified Horticulturist or Virginia Certified Landscape Designer.
- The workshop is free.
- Panel discussion on Virginia Tech: The Aftermath on Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m.
- All are welcome to attend the panel discussion in the Auditorium of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 11900 Lawyers Road in Reston
- Panel members include:
- Carroll Ann Ellis, member of the Virginia Tech panel and Director of the Fairfax County Police Department¹s Victim Services Division,
- Senator Janet Howell, member of the Virginia State Crime Commission and Commission on Mental Health Law Reform,
- Delegate Chuck Caputo, representing the 67th District,
- Joe Samaha, father of Reema Samaha and founder of the Angel Fund and
- Peter Read, father of Mary Read.
- The panel will discuss helping victims of crime, particularly family members of homicide, support services, legislation and other efforts to address the issues that contributed to the tragedy on April 16.
- Any questions can be directed to Lu Ann Maciulla McNabb.
- Shelter Announces Time Changes for 2008 Rabies Clinics
- The Fairfax County Animal Shelter will change the time for each of its remaining 2008 low-cost rabies clinics. The clinics will now be held from 2 - 4 p.m. at the animal shelter at 4500 West Ox Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030.
- Dates for the 2008 clinics are:
- Sunday, July 13, 2008
- Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008
- Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008
- Planned for 25 June 2008 Meeting
- State of Sully presented by Sully District Supervisor Mike Frey
- Land Use and Transportation
- Proponent: Elizabeth A. McKeeby, Land Use Planner, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley, Emrich & Walsh, P.C.
- Action: Special Exception Application (SE 2008-SU-001)
- Location: Proposed hotel at 14530 Lee Road
This was last briefed to the committee in March 2008. At the March meeting two site renderings were provided. Since that time rendings for all four views are available:
Since the time of their last submission to staff, they received some additional staff comments, which they addressed in a new submission of the application materials, and expect by this presentation to have, or be very close to a staff report. The PC hearing has been deferred to July 10th.
Jeffrey M. Parnes
Chair, Sully District Council
Land Use and Transportation Committee
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