Last week I discussed how the great crisis could be thought of as four interrelated sub crises: peak oil production, peak oil exports, climate change, and economic decline. Each of these will have an impact on the others and the order in which they arrive and interact with each other […]
When you have an industry that has shown nothing but growth in this century, everybody wants to get into the act.
Dependence on Sole Tax Stream Worries Officials For the first time Tuesday, City Hall officially conceded that the value of residential real estate in the City of Falls Church has fallen below expectations during the past year, dropping by 2.77% and subtracting almost $1 million from what the City budgeted […]
To Avoid Tax Hike, F.C. Stays Behind In Teacher Pay Falls Church City Public Schools will continue to lag behind other regional jurisdictions in teacher salaries if the budget recommended by Superintendent Dr. Lois Berlin is adopted by the School Board and City Council in the next months.
2 Belt-Tightening Moves Proposed For Capital Plan Reflecting trends throughout the region, the recent years’ explosive growth in real estate values in the City of Falls Church cooled dramatically during 2006, and a meager 3% growth will present major challenges as the annual budget for the coming fiscal year is […]
There is a clear and distinct “good news/bad news story” for the City of Falls Church as it enters the coming annual budget cycle, but it remains lost on City Hall, at least for the time being.
Gov. Kaine: Telework Champion Governor Kaine and his Cabinet continued his outreach efforts in Northern Virginia on Monday, with stops in Arlington and Loudoun Counties, Reston, the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), and Medical Education Campus of the Northern Virginia Community College.
GMU’s Fuller Predicts F.C. Set to Boom Read between the power-points, so to speak, and renowned regional economic prognosticator Dr. Stephen Fuller is still touting condos, and if he’s right that could be very good news for the City of Falls Church.
Falls Church should not take its declining residential home value situation personally. The dramatic cooling of the housing market that portends serious budget problems for the City of Falls Church next year is hardly a local phenomenon.