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.
Prospects of terminating the local bus system, known as GEORGE, operated by the City of Falls Church, has drawn sharp reaction from disparate groups in the Falls Church community, ranging from those who feel subsidizing each ride to the tune of almost $8 is an exorbitant burden on local taxpayers, […]
Having heard the recommendations of City Manager Wyatt Shields Monday to address the current economic crisis with a combination of layoffs, program cuts and a small tax increase, the Falls Church City Council must now wrestle with how to play the annual budget balancing act game in the context of […]
City Manager’s Proposal Gets Sent to Council For the first time in the almost 60 year history of the independent City of Falls Church, its budget for the coming fiscal year will not only be less than the year before, down by 5.7 percent, but will involve the elimination of […]
Vice Mayor Assails Remarks By Snyder Editor, As the City of Falls Church enters into what is perhaps the most difficult budget cycle in its history, what is needed is a deliberative process that is fully responsive to the unique challenges presented by the current economic downturn.
Shields to Present F.C. FY10 Proposed Budget Monday The City of Falls Church’s City Manager Wyatt Shields will present his proposed budget for the coming fiscal year of 2010, beginning this July 1, at the City Council meeting this Monday, Mar. 9, at 7:30 p.m.
F.C. School Board Adopts $39.7 Million Budget The Falls Church School Board Tuesday night approved a $39.7 million budget for Fiscal Year 2010, coming in lower than the previous year’s number for the first time in the 60-year history of the system
Credit Squeeze Hits F.C. Affordable Housing Effort Reporting to the Falls Church City Council at its work session Tuesday, leaders of the Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC) said that the global economic downturn, and the U.S. banking and credit crisis, has stalled progress on obtaining financing for their City Center […]
Despite the recession, large-scale commercial development is still on the agenda in the City of Falls Church.
F.C. Town Hall Meeting on Budget Feb. 12 The City of Falls Church announced that a town hall-style public meeting to air issues and concerns with the coming budget cycle will be held Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., at 6:30 p.m.