Two years ago, many citizens were disappointed when the City of Falls Church held its first uncontested election for City Council in two decades. This year, as the filing deadline passed Tuesday, no less than eight candidates have filed to compete for three Council seats, making it the most heavily […]
As expected, residential real estate assessments in the City of Falls Church, announced late yesterday, tanked this past year, down an average 5.5% for single family homes, and 6.5% for residential condominiums.
During the course of last Thursday’s historic, four-and-a-half hour Falls Church City Council meeting, culminating in the final approval of the $317 million City Center project, Councilman Dan Sze quoted from an official document.
OK Will Make F.C. Secure, Backers Say A special meeting of the Falls Church City Council will convene at City Hall tonight at 7:30 p.m., with only one item on the agenda: the final approval of the $317 million, nine-acre Atlantic Realty City Center project.
Responding to action by the Falls Church Planning Commission Tuesday to recommend against the adoption of five ordinances required to implement the large-scale Atlantic Realty City Center project, City Councilman David Snyder contacted the News-Press yesterday to issue the following statement: “The Planning Commission raised and considered some very important […]
The challenge of being P.C. refers in this case, not to “political correctness,” but to the Planning Commission, Falls Church’s to be specific. The Planning Commission is reviewing the ambitious Atlantic Realty-City of Falls Church City Center Plan this month after a unanimous, preliminary vote of approval by the City […]
Huge Package Of Legislation Comes Monday A sweeping package of six ordinances and resolutions encompassing all the necessary components for the launch of the long-awaited new Falls Church City Center will come to the City Council for a round of preliminary votes this Monday.
While promising the City of Falls Church will provide free wireless Internet access over all its 2.2 square miles by the end of this year, Mayor Robin Gardner announced her plans on New Year’s Day to seek re-election in May.
On a whole series of levels, 2008 promises to be a very “interesting” year. Seldom have so many important issues so clearly presented themselves, looming in advance of a new year. Locally, regionally, statewide, nationally and globally, we are poised for some serious developments.
Even prior to the New Year, the Falls Church City Council and School Board got a glimpse at how tough it will be to hold the line on their upcoming budgets this week. The chairman of the schools’ Professional Employees Advisory Committee dropped a bombshell on the School Board Tuesday, […]