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F.C. City Council Adopts FY ’10 Budget Fully Funding Schools With Unanimous Vote
With a surprising unanimity and spirit of cordiality among all seven members tonight, the Falls Church City Council voted 7-0 to adopt its Fiscal Year 2010 budget, holding the real estate tax rate increase to $1.07 per $100 assessed valuation while fully funding the School Board request that will provide […]
F.C. Council Calls Public Hearing Tonight, Budget Deadline Looms
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.
Editorial: Fairfax Water’s Power Play
After a careful review of the arguments from both sides, and with the benefit of following the issues week-to-week for over 18 years, it is our assessment that the City of Falls Church is in the “right” and Fairfax County in the “wrong” in the current, potentially very damaging water […]
F.C. Council Hosts Saturday Meet on Budget, Critical Decisions Due
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.
News from the Coffin Corner: Delegate Hull’s Richmond Report
Thank You I want to thank everyone for their kind words and cards of condolence in the passing of my mother, Lillian Hull.
Lay Offs, Wage Freeze, Bus Dumped in F.C. Budget Plan
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 […]
Fairfax Social Service Budget Cuts Defy Growing Need
Fairfax County’s principal social safety net programs funded and coordinated through the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) face draconian cuts in their allocations in the upcoming county budget, despite a staggering increase in the need for their services by distraught citizens facing foreclosure, unemployment and lost retirement funds.
Delegate Jim Scott’s Richmond Report
The 2009 session of the Virginia General Assembly is nearing its scheduled end 45 days after it began.
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church
Fairfax County Executive Anthony Griffin released his proposed county budget for Fiscal Year 2010 on Monday.