Urban Land Institute Forum in F.C. Thursday

October 15, 2014 8:35 PM0 comments

A two-day field trip to carefully review the land in question and to interview key citizens in Falls Church has been held by representatives of Washington, D.C.’s prestigious Urban Land Institute Wednesday and Thursday, and will wrap up with a public forum to present their findings at the Hilton Garden Inn […]

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Candidate Forum at Legion Hall Thursday Night

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The Community Issues Forum, composed of 13 Falls Church civic, political and issue-related groups, will hold a candidates’ forum tomorrow night, Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at the American Legion hall, 400 N. Oak Street. All candidates and issues on the ballot next month in Falls Church City have […]

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City Council Adopts Laundry List Of Ways to Spend Budget Surplus

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The Falls Church City Council gave a preliminary approval Monday to a robust $1,773,029 increase in expenditures in the current fiscal year budget, based on a $1,634,029 surplus from the last fiscal year that became evident with the wrap up of this fiscal year’s first quarter on Oct. 1.

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Skittish F.C. Council Plans Reluctantly to Put $10 Million Into Pension Fund

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Seldom has a vote by the Falls Church City Council, or any governing body, reflected more ambiguity and indecision than the one taken Tuesday night by the F.C. Council when, after a lengthy discussion, it passed by a 4-3 vote a plan for the deployment of over $20 million in cash proceeds from last winter’s sale of its water system.

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3 School Employees, 1 Student Suing Fairfax Co. Schools, Principal for Discrimination

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Three employees and one student at Fairfax County Public Schools have filed a lawsuit against the school system and Bailey’s Elementary School Principal Marie Lemmon, alleging ten counts of discrimination on the basis of sex, disability, religion and race.

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F.C. Council Reluctantly Gives Narrow Preliminary OK to Plan to Use Water Sale $

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Seldom has a vote by the Falls Church City Council, or any governing body, more reflected ambiguity and indecision than the one taken Tuesday night by the Council when, after a lengthy discussion, it passed by a 4-3 vote a plan for the deployment of over $20 million in cash proceeds from last winter’s sale of its water system. The vote was not four “yes,” and three “no.” It was four “yes” and three abstaining in one of the most bizarre tallies in city history.

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F.C. Council Set to Vote on How to Deploy Water Sale $ Tuesday

October 12, 2014 9:47 AM8 comments

Following an informational town hall meeting Saturday morning, the Falls Church City Council is prepared to give preliminary approval this coming Tuesday to a plan to deploy over $20 million as the cash component of the sale of the City’s water system to Fairfax County earlier this year. The plan […]

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Sewer Smoke Test Scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday on Hillwood Ave.

October 9, 2014 5:26 PM0 comments

A vendor for the City of Falls Church will be conducting a smoke test demonstration for City staff on Friday, Oct. 10, at 9 a.m. on Hillwood Avenue. Officials have informed residents that the test on sewers will result in white smoke around the area.  

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Fairfax Supervisors Approve Funding for Columbia Pike Streetcar Design

October 8, 2014 6:45 PM0 comments

On Tuesday, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved funding for design work on the Columbia Pike Streetcar project, providing $4.2 million toward program management and engineering design contract costs over the next 12 and 18 months. The streetcar, a joint project between Arlington and Fairfax counties, would operate for […]

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City Seeks Volunteers for October Events, Projects

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The City of Falls Church is looking for volunteers to help out with a selection of activities and events this October. Those interested in a fall community clean up on Oct 18 from 10 a.m. – noon. should contact Allison Lohrenz at 703-248-5456 or at alohrenz@fallschurchva.gov; volunteers for a habitat […]

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