SUNDAY, 4/19: Citizens for a Better City Annual Meeting

April 9, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

All are welcome to join Citizens for a Better City (CBC) on Sunday, April 19th for their Annual Meeting & Cocktail Reception at Falls Church’s Hilton Garden Inn, 706 West Broad Street.

 

Reception begins at 5:00 PM with drinks & light hors d’oeuvres followed by our meeting at 6:00 PM.

 

Cocktails including 2015 dues $30 per person

 

You may pay at the door or in advance. Make your check out to Citizens for a Better City and mail to CBC, PO BOX 6080, Falls Church, VA 22042

 

Parking Available in Hotel Parking Garage.  Entrance to Parking Garage off of Broad Street.

 

For Questions – Contact Sally Ekfelt: at ekfelt@gmail.com

City Council to Consider Potential Business District and Park Improvements

January 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

AGENDA FOR THE WORK SESSION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
HELD IN THE DOGWOOD ROOM AT CITY HALL, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 07:30 P.M., TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2015

 

A. Joint Session with the Economic Development Authority

 

1. Local and Regional Trends in Office and Retail Sector: Greg Liesch, Delta Associates
2. Discussion of Potential Business District Improvements and Downtown Park Improvements (Request: discussion and joint strategic planning)
Residential Parking Regulations
Business Reinvestment Project Summary 1-9-15
Crossroads Business District Project Description and Timeline 2015-01-08
Downtown CIP
B. City Council Work Session

 

1. Recreation and Parks Comp Plan Amendment (Request: review, discuss, schedule for action on February 9)
1 Recreation and Parks Comp Plan Amendment
2. Solarize NOVA Resolution (Request: schedule for action on January 26)
2 SOLAR NOVA RESOLUTION
3. Residential Parking Restrictions for Areas Adjacent to proposed Mason Row Project (Request: consider options, provide feedback)
3 Residential Parking Policy Options
4. BOE Appeals Deadline: Ordinance to extend deadline to June (Request: schedule for 1st reading on January 26)
4 BOE appeals deadline 2
5. Council Comments and Schedule
6. Closed Session: Legal Advice on VCs; Sub Standard Lots Deadline

City Council to Consider Request to Amend Charter

January 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR MEETING  OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 07:30 P.M., MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015

 

1. CALL TO ORDER

 

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

3. ROLL CALL

 

4. VALIDATION OF NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

 

5. ADOPTION OF MEETING AGENDA

 

6. PROCLAMATIONS

 

7. OATH OF OFFICE TO NEW BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS

 

8. RECEIPT OF PUBLIC COMMENTS, REQUESTS, AND CONSENT ITEM COMMENTS. [The public may address Council for one 3-minute period.  The Mayor may shorten the time allowed each speaker, depending on the length of the agenda and number of speakers. A chair or representative of a board, commission, or committee may make a 5-minute oral summary of the written report.]

 

(a) Receipt of Public Comments, Requests, and Consent Item Comments
(b) Summary of Written Comments
(c) Council Requests
9. REPORT OF CITY MANAGER TO COUNCIL

 

10. BUSINESS ON THE AGENDA

 

(a) Second readings of ordinances and other items requiring public hearings
(1) For public hearing and Council action: (TR14-42) RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO AMEND SECTION 1.02 OF THE CITY CHARTER TO INCLUDE IN THE DESCRIPTION PROPERTY RECENTLY INCLUDED IN THE CITY THROUGH SETTLEMENT OF LITIGATION OVER THE WATER SYSTEM. (City Attorney Carol McCoskrie)
10 (a) (1)-1 (TR14-42) Charter Amendment- staff report REVISED for 1-12-15
10 (a) (1)-2 2014 Charter Amendment – attachment
(b) Resolutions and first readings of ordinances
(1) (TO15-01) ORDINANCE TO APPROVE A SIX-MONTH SECOND EXTENSION OF THE CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE HELD BY COXCOM, LLC, UNTIL JULY 31, 2015, UNDER ALL EXISTING TERMS, TO ALLOW THE CITY AND THE FRANCHISEE TO COMPLETE RENEWAL DISCUSSIONS (Assistant City Manager Cindy Mester)
10 (b) (1)-1 (TO15-01) Cox Extension Ordinance v3
10 (b) (1)-2 Cox-Falls Church Extension Letter 12-30-14 Attachment 1
(2) (TR15-02) RESOLUTION PROVIDING GUIDANCE TO THE CITY MANAGER ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FY2014 CITY BUDGET (City Manager Wyatt Shields)
10 (b) (2)-1 (TR15-02) FY16 Budget Guidance Resolution
10 (b) (2)-2 FY16 Budget Development Calendar
(3) (TR15-03) RESOLUTION APPOINTING CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS AS LIAISONS TO REGIONAL AND CITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND TO CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEES (City Clerk Celeste Heath)
10 (b) (3) (TR15-03) Council Liaison and Committee Appointments
(c) Consent items
(d) Items removed from consent
(e) Other business
11. BUSINESS NOT ON THE AGENDA

 

12. COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS

 

13. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

 

(a) Minutes of October 27, 2014
13 (a) 10-27-14 Minutes Draft
(b) Minutes of November 10, 2014
13 (b) 11-10-14 Minutes Draft
14. CLOSED SESSION: Pursuant to Section 2.2-3711. (A) 7. of the Code of Virginia for  “consultation with the City Attorney regarding specific legal matters requiring the provision of legal advice..” [(1) Voluntary Concessions Standard Agreement and (2) Treatment of sub-standard lots]

 

15. ADJOURNMENT

 

City Council to Hold Joint Meeting with Arlington County Board

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AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 07:30 P.M., MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014

 

A. The meeting will take place in the Arlington County Board meeting room and will not be televised. The public may attend, but there will be no public comment period. The Council will not be taking any action at this meeting.

 

1. Land Use Planning

 

a. Arlington’s East Falls Church Area Plan
b. City’s North Washington Street Area Plan
2. Transportation Planning

 

3. Joint collaborative efforts

 

City Council to Discuss General Assembly Legislative Agenda

November 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

AGENDA FOR THE WORK SESSION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
HELD IN THE DOGWOOD ROOM AT CITY HALL, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 07:30 P.M., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014

 

1. VSAIA Emerging Leaders Presentation on Downtown Area (Request: discussion only.)

 

1 VSAIA Emerging Leaders Presentation on Downtown Area.pdf
2. 1st Quarter Financial Presentation (Request: discussion only.)

 

2 FY2015 First Quarter Financial Report.pdf
3. FY2016 Budget Guidance: Framework and Discussion (Request: reach consensus on key aspects Council wishes to be part of FY16 budget guidance, for action on January 12.)

 

3 FY16 Budget Guidance Framework and Discussion.pdf
4. Legislative Agenda for GA (which includes a Charter Amendment to clean up post Water Sale/Boundary Adjustment) (Request: review, place on agenda for action on November 24.)

 

4 Legislative Agenda for General Assembly.pdf
5. Resolution of Appreciation for U.S. Congressman Moran (Request: discuss, and vote on resolution, in order for it to be presented to Congressman Moran on November 24.)

 

5 Resolution of Appreciation for US Congressman Moran.pdf
6. Council Comments and Schedule

 

City Council to Consider RV Parking Rules, Board Appointments

November 10, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 07:30 P.M., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014

 

1. CALL TO ORDER

 

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

3. ROLL CALL

 

4. VALIDATION OF NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

 

5. ADOPTION OF MEETING AGENDA

 

6. PROCLAMATIONS

 

7. OATH OF OFFICE TO NEW BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS

 

8. RECEIPT OF PUBLIC COMMENTS, REQUESTS, AND CONSENT ITEM COMMENTS. [The public may address Council for one 3-minute period.  The Mayor may shorten the time allowed each speaker, depending on the length of the agenda and number of speakers. A chair or representative of a board, commission, or committee may make a 5-minute oral summary of the written report.]

 

(a) Summary of Written Comments.
(b) Council Requests
9. REPORT OF CITY MANAGER TO COUNCIL

 

10. BUSINESS ON THE AGENDA

 

(a) Second readings of ordinances and other items requiring public hearings
(b) Resolutions and first readings of ordinances
(1) (TO14-31) ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 26, “MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC” TO PROHIBIT THE PARKING OF TRAILERS AND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES ON PUBLIC STREETS
10 (b) (1) (TO14-31) Ordinance to Amend Chapter 26 – Trailers
(c) Consent items
(1) APPOINTMENTS:
a) Reappointment: Lori LaFave – Recreation and Parks Advisory Board – 09/01/14 – 08/31/17
b) Reappointment: Kathryn Chandler – Recreation and Parks Advisory Board – 09/01/14 – 08/31/17
c) Reappointment: Joseph P. Douglas, Sr. – Towing Advisory Board – 12/01/14 – 11/30/17
d) Reappointment: Erik Pelton – Economic Development Authority – 12/01/14 – 11/30/18
e) New Appointment: Terry Zawacki – Library Board of Trustees – (07/01/14) – 06/30/18 (Unexpired Term)
(d) Items removed from consent
(e) Other business
(1) For discussion: (TR14-37) RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT BONDS. Note: This will be a “work session” style discussion, only. A public hearing and Council action on this item is scheduled for Monday, November 24th.
10 (e) (1) (TR14-37) Resolution to Issue Bonds
11. BUSINESS NOT ON THE AGENDA

 

12. COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS

 

13. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

 

14. ADJOURNMENT

 

City Council to Consider Bond Resolution, Transportation Grant Applications

October 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

AGENDA FOR THE WORK SESSION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
HELD IN THE DOGWOOD ROOM AT CITY HALL, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 07:30 P.M., MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014

 

1. Bond Resolution for Mount Daniel E.S., Stormwater & Sanitary Sewer Projects (Request: Council review and comment on draft resolution. Schedule for Council Regular Meeting of November 10.)

 

1 Resolution to Issue Bonds
2. Brief update and response to questions on Budget Amendment for Water Sale Proceeds. (Request: receive update from staff and Retirement Board Chair)

 

3. Transportation Grant Applications (Request: review and place on agenda for October 27 for action.)

 

3 FederalTAP_StaffReport
3 FederalTAP_Attachment_2_Application
3a 1 RevenueSharing_StaffReport
3a RevenueSharing_Attachment2_GrantApplicationSchedule
3a RevenueSharing_Attachment3a_WashingtonBroad
3a RevenueSharing_Attachment3b_West
4. Update on Traffic Calming Program (Request: receive the (very brief) update.)

 

4 NTC_Update__Staff_Memo
4 NTC_Update__Attachment_1__DRAFT_Program_v2
4 NTC_Update__Attachment_3__CACT_Report
4 NTC_Update__Attachment_4__ Living_Document_v8
6. Council Comments and Schedule 

City Council will meet Wednesday, 10/8

October 6, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

AGENDA FOR THE WORK SESSION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA
HELD IN THE DOGWOOD ROOM AT CITY HALL, 300 PARK AVENUE AT 07:30 P.M., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014

 

1. Miller House RFP (Request: Council consensus on issuing the RFP.

 

1 Miller House RFP Request
2. Mason Row Project: Update on Board and Commission Comments (Request: receive the summary of input, hear staff recommendations on key issues, and provide guidance to staff and developer on the key issues that need to be addressed in the proposed Mason Row project.)

 

2 Mason Row Project
3. FY15 Budget Amendments (Request: review and comment prior to October 14 1st Reading.)

 

a. “Carry Forward” requests
3a FY2015 Budget Amendment_Carryforwards etc
3a1 CATCH operating grant request cover memo 10-03-2014
3a2 CATCH letter operating grantsReq June 2014
b. CATCH Operating Grant Request
3b FY2015 Budget Amendment_Water
3b1 Managers Presentation Sept 22 on Use of Water Sale Proceeds
3b2  Retirement Board Memo April 7
3b3 Res. 2013-41 Goals for Use of WaterSaleProceeds [12.9.13]
3b4 Aug 4 Memo on Water Sale Proceeds
c. Water Sale Proceeds Budget Amendment
4. Council Organizational Items (Request: Council consensus on next steps).

 

a. Council Meetings & Council Committee Reorg
b. B & C Leadership Meeting with Council
c. Council Liaison & Committee Appointments
5. Council Comments and Schedule

 

6. Closed Session: Sale and Acquisition of Real Property Pursuant to VA Code Section 2.2-3711 (A)(3) for the “[d]iscussion or consideration of the acquisition of real property for a public purpose, or of the disposition of publicly held real property, where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating strategy of the public body.” (Park Place; Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Expansion) 

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