Updates from Letty – June 11, 2021

I hope your summers are off to a good start. Congrats to fellow school parents for making it to the finish line. Before getting to business – the big news this week actually happened after the City Council meeting. On Wednesday, we received a detailed memo from Virginia on our […]

Updates from Letty – May 28, 2021

As we head into the unofficial start of summer, I hope you take the opportunity to not just celebrate it as an ordinary long weekend. After a year of cancellations, the city is resuming Memorial Day festivities with modifications. I am grateful for the opportunity to re-emerge and see friends, […]

Updates from Letty – May 21, 2021

This week’s post will be all about West Falls Church. If you’ve been by the Rt 7/Haycock intersection recently, you will have seen that the demolition of the old high school is nearly complete – making way for the 10 acre project that is integral to the financing of the […]

Updates from Letty – May 14, 2021

This week’s post will be briefer, with two specific calls to action for you before getting to city business: Vaccines – if you haven’t heard, 12-15 year olds are now eligible to receive vaccines. (If you’re looking for a shot for your child before the FCCPS vaccine clinic next week, […]

Updates from Letty – May 7, 2021

This week’s post will be a little different. While City Council had a work session, I’m going to spend more time on topics outside of our meeting agenda, including: good news on the budget front, the latest on the noise ordinance for you outdoor music fans (final vote on Monday), […]

Updates from Letty – April 23, 2021

This week was all about hope, nationally and locally. With vaccine eligibility now open to everyone 16+ (PSA: I encourage you to try both vaccinefinder.org or the CDC’s VAMS site to book a shot), additional loosening of COVID restrictions this week and more next month because just over half of […]

Updates from Letty – April 16, 2021

It’s been a busy week with lots to share. The big takeaways: (1) Starting this Sunday, everyone 16+ is eligible for a COVID vaccine, so that is long-awaited, welcome news. However, note that the Fairfax Health Department’s registration system will be decommissioned, so vaccine appointments will have to be made […]

Updates from Letty – April 9, 2021

I hope everyone is enjoying the sunshine and sense of hope and renewal that spring (and vaccines!) brings. The beginning of April also marks the halfway point to the annual budget process. We had a long work session this week, with several more meetings and one more town hall before […]

Updates from Letty – March 19, 2021

Before getting to city business, I have to address the horrific murders in Atlanta earlier this week, six of which were against Asian American women. In addition to the official statement from all of City Council, as a Chinese American and mother of three biracial kids, it’s incumbent on me […]