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.
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.
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.
This month, the House passed a raft of federal employees’ related legislation that would reform the federal retirement system.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
On Tuesday, I joined with Congressman Frank Wolf to introduce the “FERS Sick Leave Equity Act.”
The best things in life are free, especially when it’s a soft-serve, vanilla-chocolate-swirl ice cream cone on the house without any rules forbidding a second indulgence.