Soapstone Connector Community Meeting, July 18
The Fairfax County Department of Transportation is hosting a virtual community meeting to discuss updates on the Soapstone Connector (shown) on Monday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. The project seeks to provide a direct connection between Sunset Hills Road and Sunrise Valley Drive over the Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) in Reston. Staff will present the Revised Environmental Assessment, which was approved for public availability by the Federal Highway Administration on May 4, 2022. Learn more.
Provide Input on Dulles Toll Road Amendments, Including Toll Rates
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) is hosting a public hearing and accepting public comment on proposed amendments to regulations that would, effective Jan. 1, 2023:
- Increase the toll rates for use of the Dulles Toll Road.
- Authorize collection of administrative fees to recover costs incurred by the Airports Authority to invoice toll road customers who use the pay-by-plate (license plate imaging) toll payment option.
How to provide input:
The in-person public hearing is Monday, July 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Washington Dulles Airport Marriott, 45020 Aviation Drive, Dulles.
Public comment can be submitted through Aug. 10 here.
Reston Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Meeting, July 18
The Reston P&Z meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. Use this link to attend and participate. You may also call in and listen to the meeting, dial 571-429-5982 and use conference call ID: 830 241 075#. Agenda or for more information contact Shruti Nallappa
Site-Specific Plan Amendment (SSPA) Public Hearing Tuesday, July 19
A public hearing on the county's SSPA will be held Tuesday, July 19, 4 p.m. in the Fairfax County Government Center. The SSPA process allows anyone to propose site-specific land use changes to the Comprehensive Plan, the county’s guiding document for land use and development decisions. An evaluation of the SSPA process took place from Fall 2021 to Spring 2022, and the recommended changes were published in a detailed report in May. Learn how to view the public hearing and submit public hearing testimony:https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/boardofsupervisors/about-board-meetings. View the full list of recommended changes to the SSPA process and learn more about the evaluation process on the SSPA website.
Reston Comprehensive Plan Study Task Force Update; Upcoming Meetings
County staff review of the Task Force’s interim recommendations on the 14 areas of the Reston Comprehensive Plan Study is underway. Upcoming Task Force meetings to discuss county staff input and preliminarily endorse final drafts of various comprehensive plan sections:
Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m. The meeting is hosted on Webex. Use this link to attend and participate. Call in and listen to the meeting: dial 1-844-621-3956, and use access code: 2331 043 4467.
Monday, July 25, 5 p.m. The meeting is hosted by Webex. Use this link to attend and participate. Call in and listen to the meeting: dial 1-844-621-3956, and use access code: 2343 484 2771.
Tuesday, July 28, 5 p.m. The meeting is hosted by Webex. Use this link to attend and participate. Call in and listen to the meeting: dial 1-844-621-3956, and use access code: 2335 903 0777.
The meetings can also be viewed on YouTube. To learn more about the Reston Comprehensive Plan Study and the Task Force, visit the Reston Comprehensive Plan Study webpage. The archive of meeting details and agendas is here. The video archive of all past task force meetings can be found on my YouTube page. If you have questions or would like to provide input, please email email@example.com.
Hunter Mill District Transportation Advisory Council (HMTAC) Meeting, July 27
The next Hunter Mill Transportation Advisory Council (HMTAC) Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 27 at 8 a.m. The meeting will be virtual on Teams, use this link to join the meeting. Or call 571-429-5982 and use Conference ID: 873 083 852#. Meeting agenda. The HMTAC meets quarterly on community transportation issues. For additional information or to be added to the HMD TAC email list contact Shyamali Hauth.