Agenda for 25 Oct 2006 Sully District Council Meeting
by Jeff Parnes
- The Sully District Land Use and Transportation Committee has been cancelled tonight. Tonight's meeting was supposed to be a report to Sully from our State Legislative delegation. We were not able to get a commitment from any of the delegates for tonight, but two of them have committed for next month
- Old Business
- New Business
- DATA cosponsored, with DCRA (Dulles Corridor Rail Association) another seminar on Transit Oriented Development (TOD) on 24 October 2006. These presentations are available in either PDF or PPT formats:
- TOD amd Metro: Roles for Transit, Citizens and Local Government, Nat Bottigheimer, Director, Office of Planning and Project Development, Washington Metropolitian Area Transit Authority PDF PPT
- What if the Region Grows Differently, Looking at the Alternative Scenarios for the Washington Region, Ronald Kirby, Director of Transportation, Metropolitian Washington Council of Governments PDF PPT
- At the Fairfax County Board Of Supervisors Transportation Subcommittee meeting on 16 October 2006 they heard a Project Update on Rail to Dulles by Corey W. Hill, Director, Administration and Capital Projects, Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation
PDF or PPT
- Scheduled Meetings/Activities:
- Air & Scare at the Udvar-Hazy Center When: Saturday, October 28, 2006 4-8 p.m.
- The National Air and Space Museum will present Air & Scare at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. The Halloween-themed event, designed for families is free of charge. Parking is also free, however you must pre-register for the event.
- Participants will be given a Trick-or-Treat bag to collect goodies throughout the evening. For additional information or to register, visit: http://www.nasm.si.edu/events/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=543
- Volunteers needed for Cub Run ReCenter Planting Project
- Cub Run ReCenter is constructing a rain garden and once complete there are about 1,200 plants to put in! If you are able to volunteer Saturday November 4th from 8:30 a.m to 1 p.m., please dress appropriately, wear gloves, and bring shovels and trowels, if you have them. The Park Authority will also have shovels on hand.
- For additional information or to volunteer, contact Charles Smith at 703-324-8555 or Charles.Smith@fairfaxcounty.gov .
- 2006 America Recycles Day, Saturday, November 4, 2006 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Herndon High School 700 Bennett St., Herndon
- The following items will be accepted: Computers, Cell Phones, Eyeglasses, Bicycles, Gently Worn Shoes, Clean, Working Microwaves, Rechargeable Batteries, Clean Bedsheets, Pillowcases, and Towels. Personal Documents will also be accepted in the mobile paper shredder.
- All materials will be accepted free of charge, with the exception of CRT computer monitors which will be assessed a fee of $10 to offset environmental management costs. Additionally, a $10 donation per bicycle is requested to help defray shipping and repair costs.
- For more information, contact the Fairfax County Solid Waste Management Program at 703-324-5230.
- Virginia Summit Features Climate and Energy Experts - Town Hall Engages Citizen and Politician Responses to Future Energy Challenges. Future energy challenges to this region, and regional, local and personal solutions will be the focus of the Northern Virginia Climate Change Summit to be held at the GWU Virginia Campus on Thursday , November 9th. Beginning at 7pm, the program will feature engaging presentations from each of the 4 guest speakers, followed by statements from local elected officials and a moderated Q&A session. Event is free and open to the public.
- Mike Tidwell: Author, founder of CCAN - Keynote Speaker
- Tom Whipple: National energy expert, author: "Energy"
- Charlie Garlow: R enewable technologies; State and County-wide Solutions
- Grady O'Rear: Founder of Ecovillage: Local/Homeowner Solutions
- WHAT: Northern Virginia Climate Change Summit: Town-hall style forum where experts, citizens and community leaders meet to discuss the energy issues that are affecting our region.
- WHEN: Thursday November 9, 2006, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
- WHERE: George Washington University, Virginia Campus, 20101 Academic Way, Ashburn, VA
- WHY: This event was planned by the sponsors to respond to the increasing attention drawn to the issue of global warming, worldwide oil/resource depletion, and increasing citizen interest in addressing these challenges.
To learn more about this event, please contact Tony Noerpel 540.882.3289, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Terri Glass, email@example.com.
- Planned for 15 Nov Meeting
- Membership: Legislative Report from Richmond
- Land Use and Transportation
Jeffrey M. Parnes
Chair, Sully District Council
Land Use and Transportation Committee
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last modified Wednesday, 25 October 2006
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