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Va. Tech Formally OKs Next Stage

In a next step in the process of converting over 40 acres of land occupied by three important entities at the West Falls Church Metro station to a transformative mega-mixed use district, the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors at its quarterly meeting in Blacksburg Monday authorized the finalization of negotiations with the City of Falls Church that will clear the path for its next big phase of that plan.

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‘Founders Row 2’ Gets F.C. Council’s Final OK

The Falls Church City Council didn’t get around to the matter until well after 10 p.m. Monday night, having to deal with the City Manager’s unveiling of his recommended FY23 budget first, but when they did, matters went smoothly for its final vote of adoption to OK the next large scale mixed use project in the City, the 280 residences and more constituting what is now known as Founder’s Row 2.

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Huge 8.5¢ Tax Rate Cut Proposed by Shields

“Monday was a landmark night for Falls Church,” exclaimed F.C. City Councilman Phil Duncan exclaimed in a late night text message to the News-Press. The comment followed a lengthy Council meeting in which both City Manager Wyatt Shields’ recommended FY23 budget with an 8.5 cent real estate tax rate reduction was proposed followed by the Council’s final approval of Founders Row 2, another large scale mixed use project.