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Tysons Partnership Begins Work on Rebranding Efforts

Tysons is poised to have a revamped brand early next year with a more “sophisticated” approach than water tank decals and streetlight banners. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is considering investing up to $1 million dollars in the Tysons Partnership, which plans to rebrand the area while establishing a “sustainable business and funding model” for […]

Vienna Seeking County Funds to Remedy Maple Avenue Vacancies

The Town of Vienna is seeking funding from Fairfax County to help fund a plan to address vacancies plaguing Maple Avenue. The town approached the county earlier this year to split the costs of an economic development strategy and market study totalling $100,000, Scott Sizer from the Department of Economic Initiatives said. The town set aside its $50,000 […]

Fairfax Officials Question Budget Implications of Police Body Cameras

Fairfax County officials want to take a closer look at the costs linked to adding body worn cameras to the county’s police department. After studies observing the impact of police officers wearing body cameras while on duty, several members on the Board of Supervisors came out in support of the new proposal draft. As body […]

Town of Vienna Considering Scooter Pilot Program as Deadline Nears for Rules

The Vienna Town Council is looking to implement a pilot program for dockless scooters and bicycles as a deadline nears for scooter regulation. Legislation passed during the General Assembly session in January allows localities to regulate scooters and motorized skateboards, however, the localities have until Jan. 1, 2020 to take action to implement any regulations. After that date, the scooter […]

Board of Supervisors Suggest Anti-Panhandling Signage at Intersections

Commuters in Fairfax County may soon see new anti-panhandling signs at major intersections. At a Fairfax County Public Safety Commission meeting today (Sept. 17), county officials discussed strategies to keep panhandling at bay while still helping community members in need. Back in July, the board approved a board matter from Supervisors John Cook and Pat Herrity […]

Vienna Officials to Seek Input on Extending Moratorium on New Maple Avenue Projects

Vienna residents will have the opportunity to share their input on the Vienna Town Council possibly extending the moratorium on new development applications for Maple Avenue. The Vienna Town Council requested Monday night (Sept. 16) that staff schedule a public hearing on Nov. 4 to discuss extending the suspension of the Maple Avenue Commercial (MAC) Zone from Nov. […]

Falls Church Library Renovation Extends $2 Million Over Budget

The Mary Riley Styles Public Library in Falls Church is reporting $2 million in unforeseen expenses for its upcoming renovation project. The city is working to revamp the history room and add 3,174 square feet, along with new features to the aging Mary Riley Styles Public Library (120 N. Virginia Avenue). Voters approved the estimated $8.3 million budget in […]

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