Category Archives: Providence District News

Meet Your Congressional Candidates

2014 Meet and Greet Schedule Note:  the Wednesday, September 10, 2014, Meet and Greet is cosponsored by the Providence District Council and will serve as our September membership meeting. Please  RSVP below for only the September 10 event co-sponsored by PDC.  … Continue reading

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FAIRFAX CENTER AREA – PROVIDENCE DISTRICT PHASE I

Good Afternoon Providence District Residents, Providence District Supervisor Linda Smyth wanted to alert you about an opportunity to attend an upcoming Providence District community meeting. Description: At this meeting county planning staff will provide an update on the status of … Continue reading

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This Week In Providence: 6.23.2014

This Week In Providence:  6.23.2014 Food Trucks Residential Studios Meals Tax Referendum Report Fairfax Alerts Transportation Bond Referendum for Roads

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PDC – Monday, June 16, 2014 – Mailchimp

PDC – Monday, June 16, 2014 – Mailchimp Summer Break * Summer Fun * Summer Work! 4th of July Events and Celebrations! Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail! Nottoway Nights 2014 Concert Series! Farmer’s Markets!  

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Meals Tax Referendum Community Survey – conducted by the Providence District Council

This Meals Tax Referendum Community Survey is being conducted by the Providence District Council. The survey will be used to provide community feedback to the Meals Tax Referendum Task Force that will convene on May 15. This survey will stay … Continue reading

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County Scales Back Low-Cost Housing Proposal

In the wake of widespread community concerns, including those expressed by the Providence District Council, a planning commissioner has announced that Residential Studio Units no are longer are being considered in lower-density neighborhoods. In a Nov.14 letter to the Planning … Continue reading

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Residential Studio Proposal Is Delayed; PDC Drafts Letter for County

Confronted by growing community concern, the Board of Supervisors has pushed back its schedule for considering a plan to allow Residential Studio Units as a tool for creating affordable housing for lower-income residents. The Providence District Council, which devoted its … Continue reading

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Libraries Are Focus of Oct. 10 Meeting

The Fairfax County library system, which has come under fire for destroying nearly 250,000 books, will host a community dialogue on the libraries, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m., about its new strategic plan. The meeting will held in the Thomas … Continue reading

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Fairfax Forward Updates

A public hearing on Fairfax Forward, a new approach to land use planning that would replace the Area Plans Review process, has been delayed more than two months, to July 11, by the Board of Supervisors. At its April 16 … Continue reading

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Deal Clears Way for Water Utility Sale, New Development

Ending a long-running litigious saga, Falls Church has agreed to sell its water service to the Fairfax County Water Authority. The agreement affects tens of thousands of county residents in the Providence District who received their water from the Falls … Continue reading

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