Summer is over, kids are back in school, and before we know it, Election Day will be here. In the City of Falls Church, we will be voting for governor as well as school board and city council on Election Day, but to my mind the most important question on […]
Author: Susan Kearney
On Tuesday, January 13, our school superintendent will present recommendations for the FY2016 operating budget to the School Board at its monthly meeting in the City Council Chambers. As requested by the Board, she will present several options for the community’s consideration. One will demonstrate what is needed to operate […]
In this space last week, guest commentators Juergen Tooren and Johannah Barry raised a number of questions about the Mount Daniel bond referendum, the City’s capital allocation process (CIP), and the fairness of the capital allocation process to the community. While I agree with some of the points they raise, […]
On March 4, after almost two months of presentations, discussion, public hearings, analysis, and deliberation, the Falls Church City School Board adopted an operating budget for the 2014-15 school year (FY15) – $44,834,600, a 9.5% increase over the current year.
On March 5, after almost two months of presentations, discussion, hearings, analysis, and deliberation, the Falls Church City School Board adopted an operating budget for the 2013/14 school year (FY14) of $40,937,800, an 8.6% increase over the current year. Of this, the School Board is requesting a transfer from the […]