Updates from Letty – September 14, 2018

It looks like the largest impacts of Hurricane Florence will miss us. Given how wet it’s been, if you are concerned about flooding or would like to get prepared (hurricane season runs ’til end of November), here are helpful preparation tips. The good news is that the community events […]

Updates from Letty – September 6, 2018

Dear Friends, Happy fall-but-doesn’t-feel-like-fall-yet! I hope the end of summer and for fellow parents, the start of the school year has been good to everyone. After a few weeks off, we are back in the saddle, with a full docket coming up. You may notice that this email is in your […]

Updates from Letty – August 10, 2018

Dear Friends, We had a lengthy work session this week, with the majority of time spent on Founders Row before our final vote next Monday. If approved, this will be one of the biggest and most impactful development projects in Falls Church. I appreciate the diligence from the community and our Boards and Commissions, […]

Updates from Letty – August 3, 2018

With no City Council meeting this week, my weekly blog post will be short and sweet. (There were five Mondays in the month, and we give ourselves the last week off when that happens). I wanted to take the opportunity for a few housekeeping items: 1) Remind you about several meetings this weekend […]

Updates from Letty – July 26, 2018

  Dear Friends, I hope everyone is drying out after the wet week. Besides some record rainfall, in City business we cast some momentous votes this week: 1) we unanimously approved the Schools’ contract with the new GMHS builder and 2) there was a vote on the Library expansion/renovation project. The latter […]

Updates from Letty – July 20, 2018

After a brief recess, it was good to be back in the saddle this week. We had a meaty work session, so a lot to read below to get refreshed and caught up at the midpoint of the summer. The majority of our work session was a discussion on CIP projects […]

Updates from Letty – June 22, 2018

After the big meeting we had last week, City Council is heading into a quiet(er) part of the summer. We have one last meeting next week before we take a brief summer break; our summer schedule is below. Before you tune out, make note on your calendar: Founders Row (formerly […]

Updates from Letty – June 15, 2018

This week, we had one of the most momentous meetings in awhile, likely since the FY19 budget vote in the spring. For those following the Founders Row development project, we passed it at a (new) first reading. Read on to understand what this means and what happens next, especially if […]

Updates from Letty – June 8, 2018

I hope everyone had a good holiday and start of summer last week, and recovering from a great CAPS win last night! We’re also starting the summer off with a bang, with several big votes coming up next Monday night: the downselect recommendation for 6 proposals received for the 10 acre West […]

Updates from Letty – May 25, 2018

Happy long weekend! As we head into summer when business normally slows down, we expect a busy season ahead. As planned, we heard two economic development projects in a joint work session this week with the Planning Commission. Signed leases with a 8 screen, dine-in movie theater, Studio Movie Grill and with […]

Updates from Letty – May 18, 2018

It’s been (and will be) a big news week. We received some good news and expect to have a meaty work session on Monday, focused on economic development and land use. For those of you following the Mason Row (now Founders Row) project at Broad/N. West, which was one of my […]

Updates from Letty – May 11, 2018

We are back to business this week. Two call outs and then the updates: 1) We had a meaty work session this week, all about the West Falls Church economic development project. ICYMI, we received 6 proposals for the 10 acre development opportunity. Read on to find out the members of […]