Fairfax County is blessed with “a very unusual group of politicians,” according to the head of the county’s Economic Development Authority (EDA), responding to the recent remark by Sharon Bulova, new chair of the county Board of Supervisors, that she “will not vote for any cut in economic development” despite […]
Rides are free on the City of Falls Church’s GEORGE bus system today as a mystery benefactor has reportedly picked up the tab for all riders in hopes of encouraging a large turnout of GEORGE supporters at tonight’s Falls Church City Council budget hearing. According to News-Press sources, at least […]
While the City of Falls Church joins jurisdictions of all shapes and sizes across the U.S., and globally, in tackling with its current budget deliberations the worst fiscal conditions since the Great Depression, lines need to be drawn in a uniquely stark fashion in key areas to define the most […]
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.
This week the House will vote on a budget resolution which lays the foundation for rebuilding our economy and laying the ground work for long term prosperity.
At its budget work session tonight, the Falls Church City Council considered adding a $2 million “placeholder” for a potential property aquisition to expand the Mary Riley Styles Public Library, as recommended by the Planning Commission last month but not included in the City Manager’s recommended FY 2010 City budget.
Thursday, Mar. 26, 9:45 p.m. EDT — At a joint work session with the Falls Church School Board tonight, three members of the seven-member F.C. City Council openly expressed their misgivings with the School Board’s plans to offer a half-step salary increase to all its employees, in a budget where […]
Holds Options for Leap to $1.09 Rate Voting Monday to give themselves the option of raising the real estate tax rate even higher than the four-cent boost recommended by City Manager Wyatt Shields, most on the Falls Church City Council expressed the desire to keep some form of the City’s […]
There was an unsettling air of unreality that pervaded the Falls Church City Council meeting Monday night, the first that the Council held in an open business meeting to wrestle with the budget for the coming fiscal year.
Subsidy is Too High, Scale ‘George’ Back Editor, I’m writing in support of the continuation of the George on a scaled back, more self-sufficient basis.