$500,000 for Study of Rail Along Rt. 7 City of Falls Church officials were pleasantly surprised this week to learn that U.S. Rep. Jim Moran, whose 8th District of Virginia includes the City, included $2.35 million in his submission to the federal government’s Fiscal Year 2010 budget.
F.C. Wants Arlington, Not WMATA, to Run GEORGE
Scaled-Back Bus Line Asks New Operator Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields was in the process of crafting a “letter of intent” to the Arlington County Department of Transportation when he picked up the phone to speak to the News-Press late yesterday.
Schools Get Full Funding as F.C. Council Adopts Budget
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.
F.C. City Council Adopts FY ’10 Budget Fully Funding Schools With Unanimous Vote
With a surprising unanimity and spirit of cordiality among all seven members tonight, the Falls Church City Council voted 7-0 to adopt its Fiscal Year 2010 budget, holding the real estate tax rate increase to $1.07 per $100 assessed valuation while fully funding the School Board request that will provide […]
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.