The Falls Church City Council is developing its 2016 Legislative Program and seeks input from the community, according to a City press release issued yesterday. The adopted Legislative Program provides the foundation for positions on bills before the Virginia General Assembly that will impact the City. The General Assembly session begins in Richmond in January. In the past year, priority positions adopted by the City included dangerous weapons in City facilities, pedestrian safety and crosswalks, unfunded mandates and expansion of Freedom of Information Act to permit technology resources.
The F.C. Council will scheduled discuss the draft Legislative Program at its November 16 work session and hold a public hearing at its regular meeting on November 23. The City is represented in the Virginia General Assembly by Senator Richard Saslaw and Delegate Marcus B. Simon. Comments requested by November 6.