PDC Elections 2020-2021

Notice of the PDC Annual Meeting 
2020 – 2021 Election of PDC Officers Election Process

Next Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Starting at 7:30 PM
Via Zoom conference call. Link was distributed via email.

Election Process: Nominating Committee Chair will preside over the 2020 – 2021 Election of the PDC Officer’s Group. 

1) Nominations will be open to all and accepted from the floor.  Any resident of Providence District can nominate themselves or nominate another people residing in Providence District. To send a nomination from the floor, please unmute yourself and ask for the floor then state your intent to serve PDC as a member of the Officer’s Group and which position you would like to serve.  Chair will then call on you to share your brief bio including why you wish to serve.

2) Chair will report on the nominating committee work.

3) Nominations will be closed after the report.

4) In the event that one position has 2 or more applicants, a secret vote will be conducted.  A member of the Nominating Committee will conduct a roll call and members will send in their vote by text.  The roll call from the floor will be checked against the text sent.  

5) Chair will announce the results of the 2020 – 2021 PDC Election of Officers and close the election.

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Rt. 29 improvements & Nominations to PDC Leadership 2021-2022

PDC Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. This meeting is password protected. Contact PDC for access code at Contact@PDCFairfax.org

Guest Speakers

Jennifer Girard and Andrew Painter
Falls Church 29 Steering Committee


Join PDC and guest speakers from Falls Church 29, a local group working to improve Rt. 29 corridor in Falls Church from Graham Rd. to Tinner Hill.

Presentation available here.

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Local response to COVID-19

Thanks to 
Shawn Kiernan
District Epidemiologist
Fairfax County Health Department
 
For an insightful presentation on the impact of COVID-19

And thank you for making your presentation available to our members and followers. Click here to see the Power Point presentation available at our PDC Website and the full video is being uploaded to our new Youtube account. This is a new way we are testing to reach more residents who were not able to attend our meeting.

 
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Affordability of Housing – Community Advocacy

Join your PDC neighborsin a discussion on

Housing Affordability
in Fairfax County and Providence District.

When: Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Place: Providence Community Center
3001 Vaden Dr. Fairfax, VA 22031

Guest Speakers

Gerald V. Poje, Ph.D. 
Ken McMillon

More speakers to be confirmed

Dr. Gerald (Jerry) Poje’s Bio

Dr. Jerry Poje is a public health professional with decades of international, national, state and local service designed to build more resilient communities. Dr. Poje currently serves on the executive committee of the Fairfax County Human Services Council and the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, where he advocates for “Affordable Homes for All.” He has also served on the Boards of FACETS, a non-profit social service and advocacy organization, which seek to end and prevent homelessness in Fairfax County, VA. The Fairfax County Human Rights Commission recognized Dr. Poje as recipient of the county’s Human Rights Award. And the County’s Board of Supervisors recognized Dr. Poje as a “Lord Fairfax” for his many years of community service. Dr. Poje is a Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at George Washington University’s School of Public Health where he lectures to graduate students on policy needs, history and development. 
 


COMING UP

March 11. PDC Meeting
March 25. County and School Budget Public Meeting

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What’s in our local water?

Join PDC on Wednesday, January 15th to learn more about the quality of our local water.

All you need to know about this precious liquid!

Guest Speaker
Susan Miller

Susan is the Public Affairs Officer for Fairfax Water.  She has worked for Fairfax Water for eighteen years, most of that as a chemist in the water quality laboratory specializing in Inorganic chemistry and metals analysis.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from in 2001 and earned an MBA from in 2013.  Susan is a member of the American Water Works Association and serves on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Community Engagement Campaign for drinking water utilities in the DC area.  

Presentation
Ms. Miller will give an overview of Fairfax Water’s history, formation and business operations.  She will also discuss water quality topics such as regulations, source water protection and increasing salinity in the areas waterways. 

When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Where: Providence Community Center
        3001 Vaden Dr., Fairfax, VA 
Classroom 2 Upstairs 
Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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2019 PDC Holiday Cheer

PDC Holiday get together is back!

Meet us this evening for some good holiday cheer and to offer your ideas for our 2020 leadership and committee work.
 Sign up to bring a dish to share HEREWednesday, Dec. 11 from 7:30 to 9:00 PM
Providence Community Center
3001 Vaden Drive
Fairfax, VA
Classroom 2 Upstairs

Share this event with your Providence neighbors. 
Click here to sign up for the potluck 
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E044BABA922A3F94-pdc2019

Thank you!

Providence District Council (PDC)

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PDC Nominations Committee in Formation

Attention!

PDC is cordially inviting all members and associations to join the nominations committee to elect the PDC leadership for 2019/2020. 

We also look for members interested in the Treasurer duty and committee positions: environment, land use, transportation, housing, education, social services. 

Please submit your expression of interest to Contact@PDCFairfax.org
~*~

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Moving Towards a Plastic Free Lifestyle

America Recycles is coming up next week!


How do we prepare to reduce, reuse and recycle after we have grown so dependent on plastics? How is the county dealing with recycling challenges and what’s the best way to process household and community recycling?
Join PDC for a meaningful talk on:
Moving Towards a Plastic after Lifestyle
The nuts and bolts of how to do it and why it is so important to our personal health, and our environment. 

Guest Speakers

Helene Shore
Co-Founder & Co-Chair of 350 Fairfax
Co-Founder of Virginia Green Baggers and a Facilitator for the Northwest Earth Institute for the past 20 years. 
Helene is a retired Elementary School teacher and former Social Worker. 

Erica Carter
Recycling Coordinator
Fairfax County Department Of Public Works and Environmental Services
and Board Member of the Virginia Recycling Association  Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 7:30 to 9:00 PM
Providence Community Center
3001 Vaden Drive
Fairfax, VA
Multi-purpose room 2, 1st floor

Share this event with your friends.
We have heard some interest and continue to look for volunteers to join the PDC committees and leadership! Please email contact@pdcfairfax.org if you would like to help. 


Thank you.

Providence District Council (PDC)

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LWV & PDC Providence District Candidate Forum

Providence District Council (PDC) is pleased to Co-Sponsor the League of Women’s Voters District Candidate Forum for Providence School Board on
Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Providence Community Center
3001 Vaden Drive
Fairfax, VA

Please plan to attend and share this important event with your neighbors and friends. We are also looking for volunteers to collaborate with the forum! We are seeking assistance in live-streaming the event.
Please email contact@pdcfairfax.org if you would like to help. 


Thank you.

Providence District Council

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Affordable Housing

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Join us for a conversation on

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

With Thomas Fleetwood
Fairfax County Director of Housing and Community Development  

Providence Community Center 
3001 Vaden Dr. 
Fairfax, VA 22031

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Candidates’ Forum

For Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Providence District Candidates’ Forum

Bottom from Left to right: 
Phil Niedzielski-Eichner, Linh Hoang, Erika Yalowitz, Edythe Kelleher, Dalia Palchik

CANDIDATES’ FORUM MAY 6th 
Five candidates seeking nomination for the Providence District Supervisor seat in Fairfax County will answer your questions and share their vision of our District and Fairfax County. 

Join us! 
May 6th, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
at the Providence District Community Center 
3001 Vaden Dr. Fairfax, VA 22031 
Multipurpose room #1, First Floor

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Our Air, Your Future. Creating Clean Air Advocates

March 13, 2019.  Elizabeth Spike, FCPS Science teacher presented on March 13th to the PDC audience about the efforts to lead a clean air movement. Click here to see this presentation.

Youth leading a movement for clean air
Youth Leading Movement for Clean Air
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November: GMBA

Guest Speaker 

Billy Thompson

Introduction to the Greater Merrifield Business Association

Founded in 1984, the Greater Merrifield Business Association (GMBA) was established to bring businesses together for the betterment of the Merrifield area and provide an avenue for better marketing, networking and growth. GMBA’s current President Billy Thompson will discuss GMBA’s current activities and agenda for growing and expanding opportunities for businesses in Merrifield. Currently a realtor and member of the Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club with Samson Properties, Billy Thompson is also the current President of GMBA. Billy Thompson’s family moved to Vienna in 1960 and 55 years later he continues to reside in Vienna with his wife, Pam. After Graduation from James Madison High School, Billy attended Northern Virginia Community College on a part-time basis. In 1976 Billy was the Founder of All Star Movers, and for 32 years, Billy was successfully the owner/manager of All Star Movers. During this time All Star Movers was recognized by Washington Consumer Checkbook and Washington Business Journal for providing outstanding services. In addition All Star Movers was the recipient of the Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2005 Business of the Year Award.

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Providence Community Center
3001 Vaden Drive
Fairfax, 22031
Classroom 2 – Upstairs

The presenter’s bio

Billy’s Community Activities include:
1)    Past Chair of Vienna Tysons Chamber
2)    Appointed by Governor Mark Warner to 4 year term on Virginia Small Business Advisory Board
3)    Past President of Vienna Rotary Club
4)    Appointed to Tysons Task Force (planning the Vision of Tysons for the year 2040)
5)    Current President of the Greater Merrifield Business Association
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Preview of the next meeting agendas

A preview of our meeting agendas for fall 2018 to Spring 2019:

PDC is proud to bring a varied and current agenda to offer Providence residents and members the latest, firs-hand information on the most important issues in the community.

September: Updates on I66-VDOT
October: Climate Reality Check
November: The Greater Merrifield Business Association (GMBA)
December: Holiday convening
January 2019: Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan – Providence
March: Budget. County & Schools

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PDC

*PDC does not hold regular Meetings in July and August.

 

The PDC Board opened nominations by members to elect the 2019 Board. Former PDC President Tania Hossain graciously accepted to Chair the Nominations Committee. All our membership received an email with the invitation to volunteer at the Nominating Committee on July 26th and August 4th, 2018.

 

SUMMER PICNIC 2018  

Join the PDC Board for its traditional summer picnic! Bring your best dish to share and have a good time discussing the issues affecting our Providence community.

SIGN UP HERE
to bring a dish

Add this the Date to your Summer Calendar!
DateMonday, August 20, 2018
Time6:30 – 8:00pm

PlaceEakin Park (Shelter)
8928 Glenbrook Road
Fairfax, VA 22031

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Continuing Care, June 2018

Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Briefing on the phase I portion of the amendment
related to the development of a new zoning district and use category.

Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Providence District Community Center
3100 Vaden Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031

Guest Speaker

Donna Pesto
Deputy Zoning Administrator, DPZ, County of Fairfax, VA

Celebrating dedication

We are proud to announce that our very own Fran Wallingford andFlint Webb received public recognition within the last month. Flint, our PDC Membership Chair and environmental steward, received a Fellow Membership Award by the Air & Waste Management Association.

~and~

Fran, a Mantua neighbor and Chair of our PDC Land Use Committee, received today the recognition of Providence Lady Fairfax 2018 for her long time engagement and service to the community.

PDC is honored to have you

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Public Facilities Manual & Continuing Care

Join your PDC neighbors in May

What is the PFM and its impact in our community? 

Learn about the Fairfax County Public Facilities Manual on May 9th.

John Matusik, P.E.

Danielle Badra, MFA

Jan Leavitt, P.E.
Fairfax County Land Development Services

Ned Poffenberger
Fairfax County Federation of Citizen’s Associations Representative on the ESRC

The Public Facilities Manual (PFM) is the main source of information and guidance for construction projects. Staff from the Code Development and Compliance Division will discuss the overall purpose of the PFM and where it fits into the land development process. They will also discuss what’s being updated in the Manual and how the public can participate in this PFM update process.

TOPIC: PFM Amendments (see above)

DATE: May 9, 2018

TIME: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

LOCATION:   Providence Community Center, 3001 Vaden Drive, Fairfax, VA

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April 25 meeting: 2018 Legislative Updates

Guest Speakers

Hon. Senator Dick Saslaw
Virginia Delegate for the 35th Senate District

Hon. Senator Chap Petersen
Virginia Delegate for the 34th Senate District

Hon. Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn
Virginia Delegate for the 41st House District

Hon. Delegate Mark Keam
Virginia Delegate for the 35th House District

Hon. Delegate Marcus Simon
Virginia Delegate for the 53rd House District

*Some representatives will make a drop-in appearance as they will be speaking at several legislative wrap-ups on this evening.

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Providence District Community Center
Multi Purpose Room, 1st floor
3001 Vaden Dr, Fairfax, VA 22031

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2019-2020 Proposed Budget -March Meeting

Wednesday, March 14

From 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

At the Providence District Community Center

3001 Vaden Drive, Multi-purpose rooms 1 & 2 downstairs

Fairfax, VA 22031

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March PDC Meeting and New URL

 

The PDC website has had two URLs for the past year, and the older, longer one will expire soon.  Please change your bookmark to  http://www.pdcfairfax.org .

The next monthly PDC meeting will be held on March 14, 7:30PM and the topic will be the 2019 County and FCPS budgets.  Check back for details later, and watch for the PDC Newsletter email.

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February meeting

Join Providence District Council for a Fairfax County staff presentation 

The proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment related to Short-Term Lodgings (Rentals)

Guest Speaker

Lily Yegazu
Senior Assistant to the Zoning Administrator,
Department of Planning and Zoning
Fairfax County Government

STLs

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

*Note that PDC meetings are typically held on the second Wednesday of every month. This month is an exception

Providence District Community Center
Room 2 upstairs
3001 Vaden Dr, Fairfax, VA 22031

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New Year’s Greetings

Providence District Council

 

Dear members and friends, 

We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and wish you the best in 2018!

Please join us on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 for an interesting talk on:

WMATA & Metro
Past, Present and Future of the Capital’s Transportation System 
Guest SpeakerMort Downey
Former Chair of the WMATA Board
Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Transportation

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Providence District Community Center
Room TBC
3001 Vaden Dr, Fairfax, VA 22031

Fairfax County General

Assembly Delegation’s Pre-2018 Session Public Hearing

The Fairfax County delegation to the General Assembly will hold a hearing for public comment regarding the upcoming 2018 session on Saturday, January 6. The forum begins at 9 a.m. in the board room of the Fairfax County Government Center. Click here more information.

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Urban Providence by the Tysons Partnership

During PDC’s November meeting, we had a very interactive talk regarding Tysons. Meghan Trossen, Director of Program and Partnerships with the Tysons Partnership shared her presentation with us (below)

 

November 2017 Tysons Partnership presentation

 

The conversation covered a wide range of items, from residential and business development, government participation, history, environment, transportation, public safety, social responsibility and new perspectives in the Tysons area of Providence.   Find below additional answers and resources shared by the presenter:

 

The following list of clickable links leads to a wealth of information available at the Tysons Partnership website, including:

Fairfax County Seventh Annual Progress Report on Development Activity in Tysons

This comprehensive report provides an excellent summary of projects approved to date as well as identified pending projects and community/public infrastructure needs that are still unmet: Tysons Annual Report 2017

 

Bikeability in Tysons

Find here a map of Bikeshare stations in Tysons via Fairfax County: Tysons bikeshare station locations

 

Safety

The Tysons Partnership serves generally as a forum for discussion and resolution of stakeholder issues and concerns.   Though the Partnership has neither the legal authority nor financial resources to deploy or direct security personnel, we are in a position to help facilitate dialogue between Fairfax County, landowners, and other Tysons stakeholders aimed at finding shared solutions to an issue that all agree is vitally important to the future of Tysons.

 

Public Events

The Tysons Partnership organizes regular community events, such as Tysons Open House, Tysons First Responders Day, Food for Others Tysons 5K, Tysons Tailgate: Building Brighter Futures, Tysons Watershed Cleanup, Tysons Sustainability Summit, Real Estate Trends in Tysons, TEDxTysons and Tour de Tysons.  The calendar of event is available at the website, www.tysonspartnership.org/events

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PDC November 15 meeting

Join us for an interesting talk about
Urban Providence

Guest speaker

Meghan Trossen
Director of Program and Partnerships
Tysons Partnership

Learn why Tysons is considered
“The most important placemaking experiment in America”*

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Providence District Community Center
Classroom 1 (upstairs)
3001 Vaden Dr, Fairfax, VA 22031

*Chris Leinberger, Brookings Institution

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Congratulations to the new FCPS Board Member

PDC extends its congratulations to Karen Keys-Gamarra

as the newly elected At-large School Board Member

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PDC September 2017 Meeting Announcement

Dear PDC Members & Providence Community Residents

PDC monthly meetings resume
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
starting at 7:30 pm

Providence Community Center
Classroom 2 (upstairs)
3001 Vaden Drive in Fairfax

Agenda
7:30 – 8:00 pm
Admin. Items & Committee Reports

Program
8:00 – 9:00 pm
zMOD Program and Zoning Administration

Speakers:

Drew Hushour, Deputy Zoning Administrator and Carmen Bishop, Senior Planner
Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning

Continue reading

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End of Summer Hiatus

The first PDC meeting of the 2017-2018 “civic year” will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 7:30 PM.

The Providence District Council usually meets starting at 7:30 pm on the second Wednesdays of the month in Classroom 2 – Upstairs at the Providence Community Center, 3001 Vaden Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031. You will be notified by email of upcoming meetings if you have subscribed to our newsletter.  If you have not subscribed, please provide your email address in the box at the right side of this screen.

Looking forward to seeing you this Fall!

 

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Learn About Proposed Zoning Changes

Learn About Proposed Zoning Changes

That May Affect You

at July 26 Fairfax County Open House

  • Come to an open house on July 26, 2017, at 7 p.m., at the Herrity Building to learn about proposed zoning changes that may affect you and your community.
  • You will be able to talk to zoning staff one-on-one, and learn about specific upcoming changes that are proposed, including rules for short-term rentals like Airbnb.

Short-term rentals, like Airbnb, adding structures to your back yards, restaurants, signs and senior living communities—these are some of the topics where Fairfax County is considering changes to its zoning rules.

On July 26, 2017, at 7 p.m., come to an open house to learn how these proposed changes may affect you and your neighborhood. The event will take place at the Herrity Building, Room 106/107, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.

Every year, the Board of Supervisors adopts a work program for zoning ordinance amendments, and this program guides what zoning changes are considered. The 2017 program contains 14 topic areas for consideration and includes efforts to modernize the Zoning Ordinance, known as zMOD.

At the open house, you’ll be able to hear short presentations on each of these topics, including a presentation on how zoning regulations are amended. You will also have an opportunity to learn about how zoning affects land use and development and talk one-on-one with staff or ask questions about zoning issues.

This year, some of the first priority zoning amendments include:

  • Short-term rentals: These are properties that are rented less than 30 days on websites like Airbnb, Flipkey, Homeaway, VRBO and many others. We are looking at changes that regulate where these rentals would be allowed, what kinds of properties could be rented and how often they could be rented out. You can take a short survey to provide input that will help to shape the proposed rules.
  • Rear Yard Coverage: It is increasingly common for residents to add hardscaping, like patios, to their yards, but current zoning rules make it difficult for homeowners with small backyards to do so. We are proposing changes to give homeowners living in single family detached homes more flexibility to add these features.
  • Restaurants: We are considering changes to give fast casual restaurants, like Panera, Chipotle, or Pei Wei, more flexibility to open in commercial areas.
  • Signs: Because of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, we must rewrite our sign rules to make sure they are “content neutral.” Our current ordinance regulates or classifies certain sign types based, in whole or in part, on the message on them.
  • Agricultural Districts and Uses: We are proposing to update our zoning rules to accommodate increasing interest in establishing community gardens and opportunities for urban agriculture and to address agritourism activities on farms such as harvest-your-own activities, farm festivals and other special events.
  • Continuing Care Communities: The proposed changes are to consider creating a new use or zoning district to accommodate “full spectrum” care and accomodations, such as memory care or assisted living facilities.

Public input is key to shaping proposed zoning amendments that ultimately must be approved by the Board of Supervisors. Residents are encouraged to offer their thoughts early in the process, and the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors also hold public hearings on proposed amendments.

For questions about the July 26 open house, reasonable ADA accommodations or to offer feedback on proposed amendments, contact the Zoning Ordinance Administration Division by email or call 703-324-1314, TTY 711.

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Have a Great Summer!

The PDC’s next membership meeting will be held this Fall, on September 13, 2017.  Please check back in August for information about the agenda.  And sign up for our email list by adding your address on the right hand side of this page.

In the meantime please renew your association’s PDC membership. The signup sheet is here.

Have a safe and fun summer!

 

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PDC Annual Picnic

Save the Date!

PDC Annual Picnic

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
8000 N. Park Street
Dunn Loring, VA 22027
starting at 6:30 pm

Bring your lawn chair and relax in the shade of The Green at Dunn Loring Park. If you would like to sign up to bring a salad, side dish, beverage, or disposables, please fill out our contact form.

Come and meet the 2017 – 2018 PDC Officers!

2017 – 2018 Officers

Jeff Agnew – President
Erika Yalowitz – Vice President
Flint Webb – Membership Chair
Marie Gerritz – Recording Secretary
Dana Opp – Treasurer

Become a Member of the Providence District Council
Your Membership Matters

June marks the beginning of the 2016-2017 “civic year”. Please renew your association’s membership here.

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Future Meetings

Next PDC Meetings

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 6:30 PM
Annual Picnic

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Monthly Membership Meeting


Alert Providence Residents!

In our efforts to keep you updated on I-66 expansion matters, we have been alerted about the I-66 ramps coming along into Dunn Loring.  Please take a moment to read VDOT Seeks Big I-66 Plan Changes and Towering Ramps over Dunn Loring.  We will have more outreach information shortly but please share any concerns you may have with our state delegation representing Providence District.

June 2017 Public Information Meetings

Meetings are being scheduled for the following dates:
  • June 12, 2017 at Oakton High School
  • June 14, 2017 to be confirmed
  • June 15, 2017 to be confirmedVDOT E-News Updates
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2017 – 2018 PDC Membership – Join Now!

Become a Member of the Providence District Council Your Membership Matters

Become a Member of the Providence District Council
Your Membership Matters

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Site Specific Comprehensive Plan Amendment

IMPORTANT!
We encourage all PDC member and non-member HOAs to attend

Wednesday, Sept. 11
Site Specific Comprehensive Plan Amendment
for Fairview Park and INOVA/ICPH

(former Exxon Mobile site)
 This Public Hearing will be held in the Fairfax County Government Center Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. 
The following Staff Report has been posted on the Department of Planning and Development Website: Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments

SSPA 2018-I-1MS: Merrifield Suburban Center Study 

Site Specific Plan Amendment #SSPA-I-1MS, concerns approximately 203 acres within the Merrifield Suburban Center consisting of Land Unit K and portions of Sub-unit I1 and Land Unit J (Tax Map Parcels 49-4 ((1)) 57, 71, 73, 73A1, 73A2, 74A and 74B).

The study area constitutes two nominations for Comprehensive Plan change: Inova Center for Personalized Health (ICPH) on Land Unit K and Fairview Park (portions of Sub-unit I1 and Land Unit J).

The current Plan recommends office use at an intensity up to 0.35 Floor-Area Ratio (FAR) on the ICPH nomination area and office, accessory retail and public park uses on the Fairview Park nomination area. The authorization directed staff to consider mixed-use development up to an intensity of 1.0 floor area ratio (FAR) on the ICPH nomination site and intensity between 0.80 FAR to 1.0 FAR (since reduced to a proposed intensity of 0.65 FAR) on the Fairview Park nomination area.

The ICPH nomination proposes an academic and research campus with additional housing, hotel, and commercial uses; the Fairview Park nomination proposes residential office, hotel and other uses. The proposed SSPA was reviewed by a community task force. Please review This direct link to the staff report.

Planning Commission public hearing: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 7:30 P.M.
Board of Supervisors public hearing: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.

More information can be found at the plan amendment website at: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/planning-development/plan-amendments/merrifield-subctr-study

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