Updates from Letty – March 30, 2018 – Budget Edition #3

Happy spring! While half of the Little City is away on spring break, we had some big news in town this week. If you haven’t seen it already, US News and World Report ranked Falls Church as the #1 Healthiest Community, out of 3000 communities in the US. Caveating that health and […]

Updates from Letty – March 23, 2018 – Budget Edition #2

If you’re heading out of town for spring break, this is a good catch up week for you. Thank you for all of the feedback to my blog post last week – if you missed it, catch up on the main takeaways from the FY19 budget last week and my continued […]

Updates from Letty – March 16, 2018 – budget edition #1

This week, the City Council started our annual 6 week process on budget review and approval. Budget season, more than any other time, brings out *everyone* that we don’t typically hear from throughout the year. Having done this only twice, I will caveat that I am far from an expert. […]

Updates from Letty – March 9, 2018

In contrast to the big retail news this week, we had a brief work session as we gear up for the start of the FY19 budget season. This week, we reviewed the first draft of the Council work plan, which includes our top priorities for the next two years. Community […]

Updates from Letty – March 1, 2018

You’ll notice that this week’s update is hitting your inboxes and blog readers a day early. Besides today being the day that the West Falls Church RFP hits the streets, today is the first day of Women’s History Month, and I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to plug the […]