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 […]
Editorial: Funky, Happy, Forward Thinking
The official “branding” process underway to help succinctly describe the core identity of the City of Falls Church began in earnest with a meeting of citizen activists representing a diverse cross-section of interests in the City earlier this month.
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church
One of the more challenging aspects of budget discussions for local governments is advertising a tax rate for the coming year.
Falls Church News Briefs
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.
N. Va. Scrambles to Bid on Flood of Fed Stimulus $’s
Moran Convenes Urgent Meeting Of Area Leaders Facing the loss of over 1,000 Northern Virginia county and local government jobs in the coming budget cycle, area officials are scrambling to prepare a response to the federal government’s massive stimulus package that will swiftly infuse a combination of funds and tax […]
Moran Convenes Extraordinary Meeting with Local Officials to Prepare for Stimulus Bill
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16 – At an urgency-called meeting with local government officials in his eighth district of Northern Virginia, Rep. Jim Moran laid out how $500 billion in federal economic stimulus funds will be rushed to infuse the withering national economy with job-creating infrastructure and related projects.
Letters to the Editor for January 8 – 14, 2009
Lippman Was Referring to Different Meeting Editor, In your December 31, 2008 story on the City Council’s vote to fill the seats of the four Planning Commissioners whose terms were expiring, you apparently misunderstood a key part of my remarks.
F.C. Council Returns Only 1 to Planning Commission
Rodgers Re’d Up, 3 Other Seats Go to Newcomers Only one of four members of the current Falls Church Planning Commission whose seats were up for reappointment this month was voted back to another four-year term by the F.C. City Council at a special meeting Tuesday night.
Falls Church News Briefs
Mild Weather Expected for ‘Watch Night’ in F.C. Organizers of “Watch Night,” the 11th annual New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown Falls Church, are buoyed by advanced weather forecasts indicating mild temperatures and no precipitation in the forecast for the celebration.
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church
Monday was Chairman Gerry Connolly’s final day to preside over the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ meeting before he heads to Capitol Hill to take his seat as the newly elected Congressman from Virginia’s 11th Congressional District.