- The Sully District Council will meet at 7:00 p.m. in the Sully District Governmental Center Front Meeting Room, 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.
- Time to renew your association's membership in the Sully District Council. Our membership application can now be submitted on line! Please complete it, and then print a copy to enclose with your check.
The following associations have joined/renewed their memberships in the SDC in 2011:
- The May 2011 Sully District Council meeting minutes are posted online.
- Membership Presentations:
- State of Sully by Sully Supervisor Mike Frey
- Land Use and Transportation presentations:
- Proponent: VDOT
- Action: Tier 1 EIS
- Location: I66 from I495 to Haymarket
VDOT presented preliminary information for the study of multimodal transportation improvements within the Interstate 66 Corridor from I-495 / Capital Beltway in Fairfax County to U.S. Route 15 in Prince William County (approximately 25 miles). The purpose of this Tier 1 EIS is to identify transportation needs within the corridor and to evaluate the impacts of proposed improvements to meet those needs. Input to the scope of issues to be addressed in the study, including the purpose and need, improvement concepts, and environmental considerations, is solicited.
Written comments need to be submited by July 15, 2011 to the following address: Stephen Walter, Parsons Transportation Group, 3926 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 or emailed to: Stephen.C.Walter@Parsons.com or to VDOT’s Project Manager, Chris Collins at CG.Collins@VDOT.Virginia.gov. Please reference “I-66 Tier 1 EIS: CIM Comments” in the subject line
- Old Business
- Meeting between the SDC and WFCCA to consider the merger of the two organizations:
- The Boards of both organizations, met on 2 May and 7 June to discuss the possible merger.
- Similarities and differences between the organizations were reviewed. The bylaws of each organization will be compared for discussion at the next merger planning meeting, scheduled for 30 June 2011
- Sewer replacement project in the Cub Run stream valley
- As the sewer replacement project in the Cub Run stream valley nears completion, attached are two pictures from Mike Reach of UOSA of the new bridge that was constructed by UOSA for the Park Authority. John Litzenberger thinks that the foot bridge looks great and is an enhancement to the trail along the stream.
- Determine topics for Fall 2011 - Summer 2012 SDC membership meetings
- The following is a listing of planned membership topics over the past year months and tentative topics for the fall:
- September 2010 - Candidates' Night (Tenth and Eleventh Congressional Districts)
- October 2010 - Transportation in and near Sully
- November 2010 - Future Plans of the Air and Space Museum Annex
- December 2010 - Watershed Management
- January 2011 - Canceled due to snow
- February 2011 - Fairfax County School Budget
- March 2011 - Fairfax County Budget
- April 2011 - Fairfax County Housing and Community Development Agency
- May 2011 - General Assembly Report from Richmond
- June 2011 - Report from Supervisor Frey
- July 2011 - No Presentation (Board Only/Land Use)
- August 2011 - No Presentation (Board Only/Land Use)
- September 2011 - Candidates' Night (Sully Senate and Delegate Candidates)
- October 2011 - Candidates' Night (Sully Supervisor Candidates)
- November 2011 - TBD
- December 2011 - TBD
- The board is interested in your suggestions for topics for the remainder of 2011 and the first half of 2012. Please send the board your suggestions.
- New Business
- Fairfax County Parkway/Fair Lakes Parkway/Monument Drive Interchange: The Detours Are Coming!
- Supervisor Herrity provided this notice of the upcoming detours and changes at this critical intersection. Of particular note is the upcoming two step detours for traffic traveling through the Fairfax County Parkway/Fair Lakes Parkway intersection. Though the date is not yet set in stone, the first step of detour will prohibit through traffic on Fair Lakes Parkway across the Fairfax County Parkway, redirecting traffic to Fair Lakes Circle and should take place in late June. This detour will still allow turns onto northbound and southbound Fairfax County Parkway from Fair Lakes Parkway.
- The second step of detour should be in place by late November and will prohibit left turns from Fair Lakes Parkway onto northbound and southbound Fairfax County Parkway. Through movement and right turns will be allowed at this time.
- The detours are illustrated in VDOT's powerpoint presentation for the project available here: http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/resources/NorthernVirginia/Flakes_POD_presentation.pdf
- During construction and its related detours, Fairfax County Parkway traffic will be able to make all movements that it does now.
- VDOT's long-planned, permanent closure of North Lake Drive at the Fairfax County Parkway will occur on June 1st. VDOT will be placing electronic messaging signs at the location ten days in advance to alert motorists and residents to the upcoming closure. Also related to the interchange project, VDOT is planning to install a storm drain across Monument Drive near its intersection with the Parkway that will necessitate a closure of Monument Drive in that area during the day on the weekend of June 4th and 5th. The rain dates will be June 18th and 19th so as not to interfere with Celebrate Fairfax.
- VDOT also updates its website for this project on a monthly basis so residents and drivers will know what work and related closures to expect in the coming weeks. It is available at: http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/northernvirginia/fairfax_county_parkway-fair_lakes.asp
- The Look Forward: Economic Development in the Dulles Corridor - Drivers & Actors
- At its 21 June 2011 meeting the Transportation Advisory Commission (TAC) was briefed on Transportation Design Standards for Tysons Corner PDF
- Scheduled Meetings/Activities:
- Interstate 66 - Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement Outside the Beltway from I-495 to U.S. Route 15
- Fairfax and Prince William Counties Citizen Information Meetings
- Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Anytime between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton 10800 Vandor Lane, Manassas, VA 20109
- Thursday, June 9, 2011 Anytime between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Virginia Department of Transportation, Northern Virginia District Office, 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030
- Find out about preliminary information for the study of multimodal transportation improvements within the Interstate 66 Corridor from I-495 / Capital Beltway in Fairfax County to U.S. Route 15 in Prince William County (approximately 25 miles). The purpose of this Tier 1 EIS is to identify transportation needs within the corridor and to evaluate the impacts of proposed improvements to meet those needs. You may provide input to the scope of issues to be addressed in the study, including the purpose and need, improvement concepts, and environmental considerations.
- Give your written or oral comments at the meeting or submit them by July 15, 2011 to our consultant at the following address: Stephen Walter, Parsons Transportation Group, 3926 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, Virginia 22030
- If you prefer, you can e-mail comments or information to: Stephen.C.Walter@Parsons.com or to VDOT’s Project Manager, Chris Collins at CG.Collins@VDOT.Virginia.gov. Please reference “I-66 Tier 1 EIS: CIM Comments” in the subject line.
- Special Work Session of the Herndon Town Planning Commission has been scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2011 in the Ingram Council Chambers, 765 Lynn Street, Herndon, Virginia
- The work session will be held to discuss the second step of an economic analysis for a possible development scenario in the Herndon Metrorail Station Area.
- If you have any questions about the upcoming meeting, please contact the Herndon Department of Community Development at community.development @ herndon-va.gov or by calling (703)787-7380.
- VDOT’s Bridge-Replacement Meeting on June 15
- VDOT is holding a design public hearing about the proposed replacement of the Route 29 bridge over Little Rocky Run.
- It’s set for Wednesday, June 15, from 5-8 p.m., at the new VDOT headquarters at 4975 Alliance Drive, off West Ox Road in Fairfax.
- A presentation is planned for 6 p.m.
- Tysons Corner Community Open House on June 15
- The public is invited to attend an open house on on-going Tysons Corner planning and implementation activities following the adoption of a new Comprehensive Plan last year. The open house will be held at Spring Hill Elementary School, 8201 Lewinsville Road near Odrick's Corner in McLean.
- Representatives from Fairfax County agencies will provide project updates and answer questions. Rezoning applicants who have submitted plans to redevelop in line with the new vision for Tysons Corner will also be available to present their proposals and answer questions.
- A list of open house participants and topics will be posted on the Tysons Corner web site as they are confirmed.
- This event will use the same format as the open house held last December. Presenters will be stationed at tables for one-on-one and small group discussions. There will be no formal presentations, but a brief welcome message and introduction of the presenters will begin at 7:30.
- The open house will run from 7 to 9 pm, and meeting attendees are invited to come and go as is convenient.
- Fairfax County Secondary Roads Six-Year Plan Public Hearing at 3:30 pm, June 21
- VDOT and the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will hold a joint public hearing in the Board Auditorium, Fairfax County Government Building, Fairfax, VA.
- The purpose of the public hearing is to receive testimony on the Fairfax County Secondary Roads Six-Year Improvement Plan for fiscal years 20112 - 2017.
- Copies of the proposed plan may be reviewed at VDOT's Northern Virginia District Office, 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030.
- Sully CAC Meeting
- When: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 7 p.m.
- Where: Sully Police Station (4900 Stonecroft Blvd.)
- In 2008, Greg Lannes' daughter Alicia died from a heroin overdose. The investigation into her death lead to a joint task force from FCPD, FBI and US Attorney's Office. The task force called "Operation Smack down" resulted in the arrest and federal conviction of 16 members of the "Centreville Drug Ring". One year later, another 38 were arrested on drug ring conspiracy charges in western FFX and Prince William counties. Western Fairfax is not immune from the increasing drug and alcohol issues which include prescription and designer drugs plaguing our communities.
- In response to the identification of a number of young people involved with the drug and alcohol abuse, concerned citizens came together to discuss ideas and to consider an organized response to the use of alcohol and other drug use in Fairfax County. Recent tragic consequences include death by overdose, chemical dependence, long term incarceration, the potential of young lives lost and immeasurable pain to many. Greg Lannes, along with other concerned citizens helped form a community coalition called "PROTECT" (Parents Reaching Out To Educate Communities Together), organized in January 2009, to develop community action to combat alcohol and drug use. The group consists of various citizens and government agency staff. PROTECT members include those directly affected by drug use, family members, PTA members, school-community coalition members, and staff of Alcohol and Drug Services, Fairfax County Public Schools; FCPD; Juvenile Court; and Department of Family Services.
- Mr. Lannes will speak to the Tragedy of Adolescent Drug Use, Critical Need for Parent Awareness and Early intervention, and How a Community can Support Drug and Alcohol Prevention. Please note, Adolescent substance use is not limited to one area of the county, to one or two schools or to a certain kind of family. Every child and every family is at risk and it takes citizens and government working together to tackle this public health threat.
- Low-cost Rabies Clinic to be Held June 26, Fairfax County Animal Shelter Brings Service to Sully District
- The Fairfax County Animal Shelter will host a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic for pets on Sunday, June 26 from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Sully District Governmental Center located at 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly, VA 20151 .
- The cost of the rabies vaccine is $12 per pet and vaccines will be provided for dogs, cats and ferrets. To receive a three-year vaccination, pet owners should bring proof of their pet's current rabies vaccination. All other pets will receive a rabies vaccine valid for one year. No rabies tags will be issued at the clinic; however, 2011 dog licenses will be sold at the clinic for an additional $10 per dog.
- All dogs must be on leash and cats and ferrets must be in carriers. Cash and checks only will be accepted at the clinic.
- The reduced-cost rabies clinic is being hosted as a partnership between the Fairfax County Animal Shelter, the office of Fairfax County Board Supervisor Michael R Frey, and Deepwood Veterinary Clinic.
- 2010-2020 Comprehensive Park System Plan
- After three years of collaboration, creative thinking, and hard work by members of the public, Park Authority staff, and other County staff, the Great Parks, Great Communities Parks Comprehensive Park System Plan is ready for final review and adoption by the Park Authority Board.
- All fifteen chapters of the Great Parks, Great Communities Plan have been revised and are now available for download from the project web site, http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/plandev/greatparks/
- In addition, a catalog of public comments received is available for each Planning District chapter. Each catalog includes the comment received, a response, and an action taken (if any). Please also refer to the Countywide chapter comment catalog to see comments that apply to all Planning Districts.
- The Park Authority Board has reviewed the revised chapters and will consider adoption of the Great Parks, Great Communities Plan at its June 22nd meeting.
- If you have thoughts or questions on this master plan, you may contact them via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Summer Schedule
- Next Membership Meeting:
- Scheduled for 28 September - Candidates night - we have invited all announced Delegate and Senate candidates for districts within the Sully area to make brief statements and respond to questions
- Land Use and Transportation presentations will be scheduled as required, and may be held on 27 July and 24 August as needed.
Scheduled for 24 August:
- Proponent: Sarah E. Hall, Blankingship & Keith, P.C., for the Dominion Christian School
- Action: SEA-2005-SU-020-2 to increase the number of students and faculty/staff at its facility
- Location: Vale Road
This firm is representing Dominion Christian School in pursuing a SEA which would permit it to increase the number of students and faculty/staff at its facility on Vale Road and to add a small modular structure which would comprise two classrooms. Attached is the Statement of Justification which describes the application in more detail.
The application is scheduled to be heard by the Planning Commission on July 21 and the Board of Supervisors on July 26,
Jeffrey M. Parnes
First Vice President
Sully District Council
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