Updates from Letty – April 29, 2016

Blog posts are the personal views of Letty Hardi and not official statements or records on behalf of the Falls Church City Council Dear Friends, What a week it’s been! The big news of course was the FY17 budget vote, my first and a tough one (are there ever any easy budgets?) Reasonable people can disagree, […]

My remarks from last night’s budget vote

Exactly a year ago, some of you may remember that I was on the other side of the dais, as a mom speaking and writing to City Council – like many of you tonight – to fully fund the school budget in order to pay for teacher raises and lobbied friends and neighbors to do […]

Tough choices – recap from last budget work session

Last night’s budget recap: City Council wrapped up our last budget work session, ahead of the final vote next Monday. There was a majority of us who had stated that we wanted to see more fiscal prudence in both general government and school budgets (myself included) in the face of staggering tax increases that will […]

Updates from Letty – April 15, 2016

Blog posts are the personal views of Letty Hardi and not official statements or records on behalf of the Falls Church City Council Dear Friends, It was indeed a full City Council meeting and week, as we had GMHS/MEH, budget, City Hall, and the long-discussed West Broad Area Plan and W&OD Plan on the agenda. We […]

Updates from Letty – April 8, 2016

​​ Blog posts are the personal views of Letty Hardi and not official statements or records on behalf of the Falls Church City Council Dear friends, Next week’s City Council meeting agenda includes a number of important votes, so today’s update will focus on those key topics. With votes planned for the GMHS/MEH project, City Hall, West Broad […]

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Last Monday night, the community a “planted” a pinwheel Garden at the entrance of Cherry Hill Park in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. We had a great turnout – thank you to everyone for showing support for this important community dedication, and especially to City Staff in spearheading this effort and being so receptive to […]