Agenda for 13 March 2013 Sully District Council Meeting
(Second Wednesday - Meeting cosponsored with Sully Supervisor Michael Frey,
Sully School Board member Kathy Smith and the WFCCA)
by Jeff Parnes
The Sully District Council Meeting will meet at 7:00 p.m. on 13 March 2013 in the Little Theatre, Rocky Run Middle School, 4400 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly, VA, 20151. The meeting will be canceled if Fairfax County Schools or after school activities are canceled due to adverse weather the day of the meeting.
The Sully District Council Land Use and Transportation Committee Meeting will meet at 7:00 p.m. on 27 March 2013 in the Sully District Governmental Center Front Meeting Room, 4900 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly, VA, 20151. The meeting will be canceled if Fairfax County Schools or after school activities are canceled due to adverse weather the day of the meeting.
Time to renew your association's membership in the Sully District Council. Our membership application can now be submitted on line! Please complete it, and then print a copy to enclose with your check.
Location: County wide
Fairfax Forward is the County’s next step in the process that was the APR. Megahan will present the concept of the work program and the new planning process.
The Fairfax Forward plan to replace the APR process is basically complete and ready for the public hearing process. This is an update briefing. During the development process, Meghan's boss, Mary Ann Gardner, mentioned to me how helpful both of the Sully groups have been.
Proponent: Frank W. Stearns, Donohue & Stearns, PLC for Verizon Wireless and Milestone Communications
Action: Wireless telecommunications facility
Location: Londontown School, 6100 Stone Road, Centreville, Virginia 20120
Verizon Wireless has identified a gap in wireless coverage and service in our community. Verizon Wireless and Milestone Communications have filed an application for a wireless telecommunications facility at the Londontown School,6100 Stone Road, Centreville, Virginia 20120
Action: FDPA on Dulles Discovery South (FDPA 2009-SU-024) and PCA on Dulles Discovery North (PCA-2005-SU-026)
Location: Parcels on both sides of the Air And Space Museum Parkway east of Rt 28
Concurrent FDPA on Dulles Discovery South (FDPA 2009-SU-024), whose purpose is:
To memorialize the various intervening changes approved for DDS by Interpretation, and
To add a one-story auditorium and a one-story cafeteria to the approved, low rise Building 5, both internal to the site; and the possibility of a second water storage tank adjacent to, and the same height as, the Campus Loading Dock and a relocated water storage tank, also internal to the site.
No increase in the already approved FAR or number of office buildings is proposed.
Application by Dulles Discovery North 3 LC, a PCA to revise proffers on I-5 parcels on the north side of Air & Space Museum Parkway, south of Wall Rd, west of Centreville Rd, east of Rt. 28, 13.44 acres, for office and accessory uses. It has been accepted and will be PCA 2005-SU-026. Joe Gorney will be staff coordinator. The site was approved already but for security reasons for the tenant they need to construct a privately owned and maintained overpass over Air and Space Museum Parkway, with minor modifications to parking, landscaping, sidewalk/trail system and security fencing, and all of that requires a PCA.
Summer Internship Opportunity with the Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Fairfax Unit Office
The Virginia Cooperative Extension seeks a College level intern position at the Fairfax Unit Office for 10 weeks in summer 2013. The intern will work in the office, lab and in the field. They will learn to hone their Horticulture diagnostic skills. They will make site visits to experience plant diseases and pests in the Fairfax landscape. Intern will learn skills needed to work with clients, professionals, and volunteers; group and individual projects. Intern will see how technology and horticulture overlap. Visit the following links for a full description of the position and FAQs. The application deadline for all required materials is March 15, 2013, by 5pm.
Night Work - Traffic Detour Scheduled for Ramp from Route 28 southbound to Route 50 westbound
On or about March 11th and 12th, 2013- Weather Permitting
On or about the nights of March 11th and 12th from approximately 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., there will be a traffic detour for Route 28 southbound traffic taking the exit ramp to Route 50 westbound. Ramp traffic will be detoured to westbound Route 50 through the other three intersection loop ramps. Temporary signs will be utilized to aid in detouring ramp traffic. Also, a message board will be in-place notifying motorists of the detour.
Upon completion of this work, the exit ramp will be shifted slightly so that a concrete barrier can be installed along the right shoulder of the ramp and along Route 50 westbound.
It is advised that delays are anticipated on Monday and Tuesday night, and it is recommended to utilize alternate routes.
Stonecroft Boulevard Intersection Night Work Scheduled for Route 50
On March 15th and 16th, 2013 - Weather Permitting
On the night of March 15th beginning at approximately 8:00 p.m. and continuing through the day on March 16th, there will be signal work taking place at the intersection of Route 50 and Stonecroft Boulevard. The permanent signal poles and signal heads will be removed, and new temporary signal poles will be installed with new overhead span wire and temporary signal heads.
Lane closures will be up in both the eastbound and westbound directions of Route 50 until completion. Also, police officers will be stopping traffic periodically so that the signal subcontractor can remove the permanent poles and install the new temporary signal poles and new span wire. Upon completion of this work, the new intersection will be fully operational and the traffic configuration through the intersection will stay the same.
It is advised that delays are anticipated on Saturday, and it is recommended to utilize alternate routes.
Public comments will be reflected in the Final Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement. Following the Tier 1 approval, Tier 2 NEPA studies will focus on more specific details including project locations, impacts, costs and mitigation measures.
Thank you for contributing to the study.
You are invited to attend a metro open house to find out what Metro’s new service means to you, including changes to the Orange and Blue Lines, local buses. and metrobus
Join the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for informative Open Houses about Metro’s operating plan for the new Silver Line service to Reston. You will have a chance to view informational exhibits about the Silver Line, speak with and ask questions of Metro representatives, and learn what changes are planned for the Orange and Blue Line service, as well as local buses. Metro seeks public feedback as the plan continues to be refined.
Thursday, 5:00-8:00 PM, March 14, 2013
Reston Community Center Hunters Woods
2310 Colts Neck Road
Reston, VA 20191
Fairfax Connector: RIBS 1/3, RIBS 2 & Route 551
Saturday, March 16, 2013 11:00 a.m.-4:00 PM
Sheraton Crystal City Hotel
1800 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Metrorail: Crystal City Blue and Yellow Lines
Metrobus: 9A, E, S; 10A, E
Learn about service changes on bus and rail. Families are welcome to attend. Children’s activities, including coloring books and a dress up play area, as well as snacks will be provided. Enter a raffle for the chance to win a SmarTrip card!
The public comment period will run from February 28 through March 18, 2013. You may submit your comments at the Open Houses or online on the project’s website, wmata.com/silverline.
Greenway Toll Hearings Set for June
The Virginia State Corporation Commission’s (SCC) addition of a hearing in Sterling has increased the opportunities Loudoun residents and businesses have to weigh in on tolls charged by the Dulles Greenway.
The hearings are part of an investigation Del. David Ramadan (R-87) requested into the toll rates charged by Greenway operator Toll Road Investors Partnership II, an entity of Australia-based Macquarie Group.
The Dulles Greenway is the 14-mile private toll road that extends the Dulles Toll Road from Dulles International Airport to Leesburg. Current rates are $4.10 during regular hours and $4.90 during rush hour at the main toll plaza.
Thursday, June 6 (two sessions: 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.)
Park View High School, auditorium, 400 W. Laurel Avenue
Tuesday, April 9 (two sessions: 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.)
Loudoun Valley High School, auditorium, 340 North Maple Avenue
Thursday, July 18, 10 a.m.
Commission’s second- floor courtroom, Tyler Building, 1300 East Main Street
Anyone who wants to comment during any of the hearings should arrive early and sign in with the SCC bailiff. The audio of the Richmond hearing will be webcast via the SCC website.
Those who cannot attend a hearing also can submit written comments by July 9 to the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission, Document Control Center, PO Box 2118, Richmond, VA 23218-2118 (refer to case number PUE-2013-00011).
Submit comments online at the SCC’s website: www.scc.virginia.gov/case. Click on the PUBLIC COMMENTS/NOTICES link and then the SUBMIT COMMENTS button for case number PUE-2013-00011.