Tax Rate Rises To $1.07, 7 City Jobs Are Cut By the time the final vote was taken on the City of Falls Church Fiscal Year 2010 budget Monday night, the Falls Church City Council was in full agreement, and voted unanimously to adopt the $66.6 million package that […]
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church
After more than two months of discussion, advocacy, debate, and angst, the Fairfax County budget for Fiscal Year 2010 was adopted formally, by a unanimous vote, at the Board of Supervisors meeting Monday.
Council Leaning Closer to Full School Funding After Thursday Hearing
After a two-and-a-half hours of a public hearing, questions and comments, at City Hall tonight, Falls Church City Council members left with no clear final consensus on how they will vote when finally adopting the FY10 budget this coming Monday.
Editorial: Fully Fund The Schools
Truth be told, it’s a problem unique to a small town. Faced with tough choices on budget cuts, the Falls Church City Council is up against a deadline and it seems bound to make someone unhappy.
F.C. Council Calls Public Hearing Tonight, Budget Deadline Looms
The Falls Church City Council has called a special public hearing for tonight, April 23, as it faces a Monday deadline on tough decisions required to balance the coming fiscal year budget.
Letters to the Editor: April 23 – 29, 2009
Many Questions On Plan to Cut School Budget Editor, As the Chairperson of the Professional Educators Advisory Committee and the President of the Falls Church City Education Association, I am very confused by a few points regarding the city funding of the school budget.
F.C. Council Preps to Cut School Budget, Public Hearing at Special Meeting Thursday
With an eye to adopting its final coming fiscal year budget next Monday, the Falls Church City Council decided to call one more work session for this Thursday, and to open it to public comment.
Our Man in Arlington
Two funerals occurred within the last week that brought home once again the rich political and cultural history of Arlington over the last half century or so.
F.C. Council Hosts Saturday Meet on Budget, Critical Decisions Due
The Falls Church City Council has scheduled another special opportunity this Saturday morning for citizens to bring their concerns and priorities about the extraordinary next fiscal year budget.
Chamber Banquet Celebrates Star Power & Public Service
THE ANNUAL BANQUET of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce brought out a star-studded crowd of Falls Church celebrities at the Clarendon Ballroom last Saturday night.