Project Would Bring $381,000 in Tax Yield Annually A final vote on a proposed 110-room Hilton Garden Inn in the 700 block of West Broad Street in Falls Church, projected to bring $381,000 annually in new tax revenues to the City, is expected by the Falls Church City Council next […]
The current membership of the Falls Church City Council will hold what may be its final official business meeting as a group this Monday, prior to the swearing in of new Council members and the election of a new mayor and vice-mayor on July 1. Current Council member David Chavern […]
A member of the Falls Church City Council was shaking his head this week, downright puzzled at why the voter turnout for the Falls Church municipal election last month was so low.
True Colors Tour With Cyndi Lauper, D.A.R. Constitution Hall, Saturday, June 7, 6:30 p.m.
It’s been a month since the most recent municipal election in the City of Falls Church, but attitudes around City Hall suggest the will of the citizens reflected in the vote have already been muddied and even lost.
A repeat of the fireworks between Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner and Dr. Steve Rogers, chair of the Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC), at Monday’s City Council work session is not likely when the Council meets next Tuesday to consider an ambitious affordable housing project. But you never know.
The political flap of the week has gurgled up from the Arlington Civic Federation thanks to arch-Republican John Antonelli. Mr. Antonelli has proposed that the Civic Federation consider telling the Arlington Democratic Party to broaden greatly citizen participation in its endorsement/nomination process by dropping the requirement that voters sign a […]
Gardner Has Votes to Stay On as Mayor Depending on who one talks to, interpretations differ widely on the significance of last week’s municipal election in the City of Falls Church.
Baroukh, Webb Win Council Seats, Hockenberry Falls City of Falls Church voters returned Mayor Robin Gardner to a third term on the City Council Tuesday, providing her the highest vote total among seven candidates, and soundly defeated a ballot referendum aimed at deterring the pro-development direction of her leadership.
Tuesday’s election in the City of Falls Church was yet another watershed moment in the City’s on-going struggle to achieve a solid basis for its long-term viability while at the same time maintaining its unique identity as a special 2.2 square mile enclave inside the Beltway.