Agenda for 27 January 2016 Sully District Council Meeting
by Jeff Parnes
- The Sully District Council of Citizen Associations, followed by a brief Land Use and Transportation Committee meeting, will meet at 7:00 p.m. on 27 January 2016 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.
Has yours made plans to join us for 2016?
- Sully District Council Tweets!
- Follow us at @SullyDistrict!
- For transportation and related issues, follow the Sully District Transportation Advisory Commissioner at @SullyTAC
- Membership Presentation starting at 7:00:
- Transportation Twenty Years Hence
- Virginia Department of Transportation
- Virginia Department Rail and Public Transit
- Fairfax County Department of Transportation
- Land Use and Transportation Committee will meet as necessary
- Old Business
- New Business
- Items of General Interest:
- At the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
- Udvar-Hazy Center Airbus IMAX Theater Upgraded Experience IMAX with Laser
- Smithsonian TechQuest: Astronaut Academy 19, 26 December
- Author Book Signings
Several times a month, authors of aviation- and space-related books are at the Museum to sign books and meet the public. Books are available to purchase at the Museum Store. Autographed books make great mementos of your visit and terrific gifts for friends. Book signings occur from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Boeing Aviation Hangar
- On 16 Dec Assistant Fire Chief John J. Caussin
briefed the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department: Countywide trends and Sully statistics (pdf) (pptx) - to the Sully District Council
- Scheduled Meetings/Activities:
- Fairfax Federation Seeks Nominations for Fairfax County 2015 Citizen of the Year
- The Fairfax County Federation of Citizens Associations is
soliciting nominations for its 2015 Fairfax County Citizen of the Year.
Each year, a selection committee of county-wide organizations meets to
review nominations for the Federation's "Citizen of the Year" and merit
awards. The winners are honored at our annual banquet, planned for 3
- Both the Citizen of the Year Award and the Citation of
Merit recognize and honor those citizens whose voluntary contributions
of time and talent resulted in major accomplishments that have enhanced
the quality of life for citizens of Fairfax County.
- Nominees must be current residents of Fairfax County.
- Elected officials and full-time county or commonwealth
employees are ineligible for consideration if their contributions are
related to their full-time positions.
- The Citizen of the Year is recognized for voluntary acts that are not related to employment.
- Contributions and accomplishments must have countywide rather than local significance.
- The nominee's achievements can be either:
- General, such as multi-year community service with one or more
organizations or activities with cumulative impact over the years of
current importance or with positive implications for the future, or
- Specific, including intense efforts as the major promoter of a single program or project completed in a finite period of time.
- Persons whose contributions of time and talent resulted in
major accomplishments that have enhanced the quality of life for
citizens of Fairfax County, who do not meet the published eligibility
standards for the Citizen of the Year consideration, may still be
honored by the Federation. Please submit information about these
nominees on the nomination form, indicating that this is an alternative
- Nominations will be accepted from 1 December 2015 to 31
January 2016. The nomination form is available online from the
Federation's website, http://www.fairfaxfederation.org.
- The Federation, established in 1940, is the countywide voice
for homeowner, civic, and community associations. An all-volunteer
organization, the Federation works on issues that impact Fairfax County
residents, including education, transportation, environment, human
services, land use, county budget, and county, state and federal
- For more information please contact Jeff Parnes, Awards Committee Chair.
- NVTC Invites Public to Share Priorities about Metro
- The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) wants to hear from the greater community about priorities for improving Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority's (WMATA) transit operations and customer service. Recognizing Metro's critical role in the region's economy and quality of life, NVTC is sponsoring two regional forums. Hands-on activities, handheld polling and small group discussion will allow the public to prioritize issues and pinpoint solutions that will help the transit agency address challenges pertaining to affordability, service reliability, and safety.
- An online survey, now available at www.NoVaTransit.org, will accept responses until 5 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 23, 2015.
- 79th Green Breakfast in January
- When: Saturday, January 9, 2016 - Breakfast begins at 8:30 am, $10 at the door, cash preferred.
- Where: Brion's Grille - 10621 Braddock Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032
- Registration: No prior registration required.
- Topic: Save the Date! Speaker to be announced at a later date.
- Breakfast: An all-you-can eat hot buffet with fresh fruit and coffee, tea, orange juice or water. If you would only like a beverage, please contact Northern Virginia Soil & Water Conservation District at conservationdistrict @ fairfaxcounty.gov.
- Fairfax County Public Hearing on the Environment - Environmental Quality Advisory Council's (EQAC's) Annual Public Hearing
- When: 7:30 PM, Tuesday, 12 January 2016
- Location: Conference Rooms 2 and 3 of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA
- To be placed on the speakers list or for additional information, call the Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning at 703-324-1380 (TTY 711) or send an e-mail message (and/or submit written testimony) to EQAC @ fairfaxcounty.gov.
- Please note that EQAC is providing the opportunity for interested parties to present video testimony-You can upload your video testimony (five minutes or less is preferred) to YouTube, Ustream or Vimeo and then let us know how we can access your video. We will then present your video at the public hearing.* The deadline for posting your video on-line and informing us (by an e-mail to EQAC @ fairfaxcounty.gov.) of the URL through which we can access the video is 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 5. We request that there be no more than one video submitted per person.
*All videos will be screened by county staff prior to the public hearing. Each video must address one or more environmental topics. Any video with profanity or other objectionable material will not be presented at the public hearing. You will be notified if county staff determines that your video is unsuitable for presentation. You do not need to attend the public hearing for your video to be presented.
- The next Sully District Council membership meeting is Wednesday 24 February 2016:
- The Land Use and Transportation Committee will meet as necessary
Jeffrey M. Parnes
First Vice President
Sully District Council
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