Thursday, April 18, 2013
This month's topic is the land use process in Lee District.
The Lee District Association of Civic Organizations (LDACO) will discuss the land use process in Lee District at its April meeting next Wednesday, April 24. Representatives from the Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning will deliver a presentation and answer questions about how the process works and how communities can influence the process, according to the meeting agenda. Topics such as the Comprehensive Plan, Land Use Committee, and Land Use terms will be explored at the meeting. If your Lee District homeowners' or citizen's association has not already paid its annual dues, please mail a $20 check made out to LDACO to Vicki McLeod, 7928 Central Park Circle, Alexandria, VA 22309. Also please update any contact information for …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Fairfax County urban foresters will begin aerial spraying to suppress fall cankerworm caterpillars starting in mid-to-late-April.
This year, Fairfax County will spray approximately 2,000 acres to suppress fall cankerworm caterpillars in the Lee and Mount Vernon districts. Helicopters will spray Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), a naturally-occurring insecticide, in infected areas in the two districts starting in mid-to-late April, according to a recent news release. Treatment areas for the aerial spray program are chosen through an annual Fairfax County survey of the fall cankerworm population. Because weather conditions are unpredictable, county officials do not know the exact days when spraying will be conducted. Once spraying begins, it may take ten days or more to complete, depending on the weather. A detailed map showing these treatment areas is available at public …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Lee District officials and selected presenters discussed the FY 2014 budget and took questions from constituents.
Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay hosted a town hall budget meeting Wednesday night in the Community Room at the Franconia Governmental Center to discuss sequestration and the FY 2014 budget. Joining McKay was Lee District School Board representative Tammy Derenak Kaufax, and the evening's presenters, Joe Mondoro, deputy director for Fairfax County Office of Management and Budget and Michelle New, Fairfax County Public Schools assistant budget director. In his statement, McKay said last year the county's budget was much clearer and sequestration was not a factor at the time. "Our budget reflected improving economic trends, and our economy was one of the strongest in the nation. Then, along came the federal fiscal cliff and sequester. Why …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
McKay is featured speaker for the Chamber's Installation Extravaganza.
Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay will be the guest speaker Feb. 27 at the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce Installation Extravaganza. According to an email sent by the chamber, Supervisor McKay will update guests on Fairfax County issues and development in Lee District. Attendees will welcome the new Chamber officers and salute Michael Gailliot for his service as Chamber chairman. Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber President Barbara Doyle will give the "State of the Chamber." The Installation Extravaganza will take place on Feb. 27 at the Mount Vernon Country Club. The cost is $40 per person. Dinner will be served. Click here to make reservations.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Supervisor Jeff McKay welcomes residents at annual open house.
Lee District residents will have an opportunity to meet Supervisor Jeff McKay and the Lee District staff at the Lee District Open House Saturday. Visitors will also be able to peruse the annual Springfield Art Guild Show. Contributions of non-perishable food items are welcome and will be donated to local charities. Light refreshments will be served. The open house will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Jan. 5 at the Helen Wilson Community Room in the Franconia Governmental Center.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Percentages are among highest in county.
UPDATED STORY: Final turnout numbers are now available for the elections Tuesday. In Mount Vernon District, the highest turnout percentages for the Fort Hunt and Huntington-Belle Haven area are as follows: Belle Haven: 5.9 percent Belleview: 6.2 percent Fort Hunt: 8.9 percent Huntington: 5.1 percent Waynewood: 5.9 percent Local turnout percentages in the Lee District in the Hybla Valley area were lower than in the Fort Hunt community. ORIGINAL STORY: The Mount Vernon and Lee districts had some of the highest primary election voter turnout rates in Fairfax County, according to data from the county's Office of Elections. As of 2 p.m., Lee District had highest turnout among county districts, with 3.4 percent. Mount Vernon had turnout of 2.9 …