Opponents to the ill-conceived referendum on the May 4 ballot in the City of Falls Church received strong support from a nationally-prominent expert in municipal policy this week.
Cite Impact on Taxes, Schools Of a ‘Yes’ Vote Fearful of the negative fiscal and quality-of-life impacts on the City of Falls Church that would occur if a charter-change referendum on the City’s May 6 ballot were to pass, leaders of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce moved swiftly […]
Organizers putting together a campaign to defeat the ill-conceived anti-development referendum on the May 6 ballot in the City of Falls Church have been mulling over options for a succinct slogan this week, something that would convey clearly why voting “No” next month is in the best interests of the […]
The referendum that has qualified for the May 6 ballot in the City of Falls Church will kill the economic development momentum that has already produced tax revenues sufficient to maintain the quality of the Falls Church school system, without a net increase in residential taxes.
Former Vice Mayor Sam Mabry announced this week that despite qualifying for the City of Falls Church’s May 6 City Council election ballot, he will not run for a third term after all.
The Virginia State Board of Elections certified this week a referendum question for the May 6 ballot in the City of Falls Church that would, if passed, change the City’s charter by imposing a strict limit on the ratio of commercial to residential square feet in any new mixed use […]
March 13 – 19, 2008
Two years ago, many citizens were disappointed when the City of Falls Church held its first uncontested election for City Council in two decades. This year, as the filing deadline passed Tuesday, no less than eight candidates have filed to compete for three Council seats, making it the most heavily […]
March 6 – 12, 2008
As Tuesday’s filing deadline for the May 6 Falls Church municipal election approaches, petitioning has been fast and furious around the city this week. So far, two independent candidates for the three contested seats on the City Council have been certified for the ballot by the Registrar of Voters.