Public Hearings Scheduled for TD Bank in Cardinal Forest Plaza, Terra Centre Elementary School and Public Safety Center
Public Hearings before the Board of Supervisors are scheduled July 10 at 3:30 p.m. on two land use cases for Terra Centre Elementary School (PRC-C-546-02) and Cardinal Forest Plaza (PRC A-787-02 and SE 2011-BR-016). Staff is recommending approval on both cases, and both were unanimously recommended for approval by the Planning Commission.
To register to speak on either case, please call 703-324-3151 or send an email to: ClerktotheBoardofSupervisors@fairfaxcounty.gov If you are speaking as an individual, you will have three minutes. If you represent an association, you will have five minutes. We ask that you circulate information on this public hearing to your friends and neighbors.
A Public Hearing before the Planning Commission has also been scheduled for 8:15 p.m. on July 19 to receive testimony on the proposed addition of a Public Safety Center on the grounds of the Government Center (PCA 86W-001-12 and FDPA 86-W-001-7). This building will be adjacent to the Herrity Building, and will serve as a headquarters for the Fairfax County Police and Fire Departments, replacing the aging Massey Building.
The structure is proposed to be 275,000 square feet and would feature a secure garage for public safety apparatus and staff. A Department of Planning and Zoning Staff Report will be published on July 5, and will be available for review in the Braddock Office or on-line. The current application is also available in my Braddock Office for your review.
To speak before the Planning Commission, call 703-324-2865 prior to 3:00 p.m. on the day of the public hearing to be placed on the pre-registered speaker's list. You will have ten minutes to speak if you represent an organization or five minutes as an individual. On line registration is also available at: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/planning/speaker.htm
For more details on changes these applications have undergone as a result of the community review process, please call Rosemary Ryan at the Braddock District Office at 703-425-9300. We would very much like to hear from you if there are issues on any of these cases about which you remain concerned.
Best of Braddock Awards and Picnic
Wednesday, July 11 at 6 p.m.
Please join me and the Braddock District Council as they honor the 2011-2012 Best of Braddock Award winners. The picnic will take place at the , located in the same building as the Kings Park Library. The picnic begins at 6 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. Take a look at the list below and see if you know any of these outstanding people. Come on out to celebrate their recognition!
- Young Person of the Year - Dawson Taylor, Frost Middle School student
- Most Can-Do Public Employee in the District, State Level - Katherine Stramel, Northern Virginia Community College
- Most Can-Do Public Employee in the District, Local Level - Gaela Hime, Laurel Ridge Elementary School Crossing Guard
- Neighborhood Enhancement or Beautification by a Community Association - The Burke Centre Conservancy
- Club or Organization Making a Difference in the Braddock District - Shepherd's Center of Fairfax-Burke
- Most Outstanding Business Person - Patrick Gloyd, Executive Director, Burke Conservancy
- Special Recognition Award - Marian Hardy
- Braddock District Citizen of the Year - Kathy Augustine
Wakefield Chapel NVCC Community Forum
The next meeting of the Forum will be Thursday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sprague Technology Center, 4414 Holborn Ave in Annandale. The agenda is not firm, but Dana Kauffman from Northern Virginia Community College will be there.
Lake Braddock Secondary School Meeting on Turfing Proposal
There will be a community meeting at to discuss the potential turfing of two athletic fields -- the stadium field and one additional field. The meeting will be held at the school in the Lecture Hall at 9200 Burke Lake Road on Monday, July 2, at 7:30 p.m. All residents are encouraged to attend.
Braddock District Supervisor John C. Cook