By Linda Neighborgall………….
Special to The Post. Our large and powerful neighbor, Fairfax County, is already having a big impact on the periphery of Falls Church. I speak of recently approved County plans for large residential and mixed use developments at either end of Hillwood Avenue between Hillwood and Route 50. Now the County and its Seven Corners citizens’ Task Force, working with a County transportation consultant, has just completed the concept-planning stages of a massive project that could leave an even bigger footprint on our little city – a large-scale reconfiguration of the Seven Corners intersection.
I say more power to ‘em. The goals are to improve the flow of vehicle traffic, provide for safe pedestrian and bicycle access, and enhance regional multimodal transit connections through Seven Corners. These are laudable aims that promise to result in [...]
There will be a joint GMHS/MEH Campus Steering Committee meeting on August 21, 2014
Time: 7:30 AM
Location: School Board Central Office
800 W. Broad Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
As set forth in the Council Resolution, the committee is to be composed of two School Board members, two City Council members, one Planning Commission member, and one Economic Development Authority member. Support shall be provided by the City Manager and School Superintendent. The current members are:
o David Tarter, Mayor, City Council
o David Snyder, Vice Mayor, City Council
o Susan Kearney, Chair, School Board
o John Lawrence, Member, School Board
o Ruth Rodgers, Chair, Planning Commission
o Michael Novotny, Member, Economic Development Authority
This coming Monday and Tuesday – December 9th and 10th
The Falls Church City Police and officers from surrounding departments will be holding a conference in the MEH lower level training room. During these days there will be an unusually large number of patrol cars in the parking lots.
No need to be alarmed.