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The City of Fairfax is an independent city centrally located in Northern Virginia.

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Did you know you can view city projects all in one place? Browse transportation, redevelopment, and environmental improv...
08/29/2020
Connect 2 Fairfax City

Did you know you can view city projects all in one place? Browse transportation, redevelopment, and environmental improvement projects, and sign in to provide comments. Use the social media buttons to easily share information. https://fairfax.granicusideas.com/projects

In 2015 the City Council approved the request of Novus Fairfax Gateway, LLC to rezone the properties from C-2 Retail Commercial, I-2 Industrial and Highway Corridor Overlay District to C-2 Retail Commercial with proffers, to redevelop the entire site with a mixed-use project of five individual build...

08/28/2020
Women's Suffrage: What It Means to Me

As part of a series celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage, Robert Honour, City of Fairfax resident, shares what women's suffrage means to him.

The 19th Amendment the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, was certified on August 26, 1920. The Fairfax City Commission for Women and the Office of Historic Resources offer exhibitions and events throughout the year in celebration. For more information: fairfaxva.gov/suffrage.

The September edition of Cityscene is available. Learn about transportation projects, Restaurant Week, the 2020 election...
08/28/2020

The September edition of Cityscene is available. Learn about transportation projects, Restaurant Week, the 2020 election, tree removal permits, Councilmember Tom Ross, LED streetlights, Women's Suffrage, City Council actions, 40 years of CUE bus service, and the city's Lorax.
Read Cityscene at https://www.fairfaxva.gov/government/community-relations/cityscene-newsletter

08/28/2020
Flood Risk: What is Flash Flooding?

One inch of water is enough to cause more than $25,000 in damages. And in a city, a flash flood could cause that damage in minutes. Check your insurance policy to see if you're covered. #floodsmart https://youtu.be/Ay0yAQIaKKQ

Rain can lead to devastating flash floods. When rain can’t be absorbed fast enough by soil or other surfaces, it becomes runoff that can create flash floods ...

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08/28/2020

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SPACE STILL AVAILABLE!

Looking for small group child care for your K-6th grade student for this upcoming virtual school year?

Check out our Fairfax City Connected Care at the Green Acres Center.

Our award-winning camp programs are transitioning into a small group school-age child daycare center to assist families in Fairfax City this upcoming virtual school year.

Care is available Monday-Friday from 7:30am - 5:30pm. Pricing is based on a sliding scale. Contact us for more information at [email protected], 703-591-3689 or visit fairfaxva.gov/connectedcare

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Bid on the chance for your teen to become Mayor of Fairfax City for a day. Your 13- to 18-year-old will spend the day wi...
08/27/2020

Bid on the chance for your teen to become Mayor of Fairfax City for a day. Your 13- to 18-year-old will spend the day with Mayor David Meyer. The experience includes lunch and tours of City Hall, a fire station, and a police station. If your teen is an aspiring public servant, visit the auction at https://mayorsgala2020.ggo.bid. Proceeds from the auction benefit Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts and the City of Fairfax Band Association. Fairfax, Spotlight on the Arts

08/27/2020
Fairfax City Minute - August 27, 2020

Fairfax City Minute - August 27, 2020
The 35th Spotlight of the Arts Festival runs August 27 - September 5. Get the scoop on what's on tap here. Visit FairfaxSpotlight.org for full details.
Fairfax, Spotlight on the Arts

08/27/2020
Women's Suffrage: What It Means to Me

As part of a series celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage, Brenda Cabrera shares what women's suffrage means to her.

The 19th Amendment the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, was certified on August 26, 1920. The Fairfax City Commission for Women and the Office of Historic Resources offer exhibitions and events throughout the year in celebration. For more information: fairfaxva.gov/suffrage.

08/26/2020
Women's Suffrage: What It Means to Me (Pat Addison)

Meet Pat Addison, who serves as chair of the City of Fairfax Commission for Women . For her, #WomanSuffrage on this 100th Anniversary of the certification of the #19thAmendment means remembering sacrifices: by the suffrage activists, and the civil rights activists who followed them decades later. Please SHARE!

Please visit fairfaxva.gov/suffrage for information about programs, exhibits, virtual concerts, and other opportunities to celebrate #WomensVote100 in Fairfax and nationwide.
#WomensEqualityDay
#SuffrageMonth
#VotesforWomen
#VotingRights
Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center
Historic Blenheim/Civil War Interpretive Center

As part of a series celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage, Mayor David Meyer celebrates the courageous w...
08/26/2020
Suffrage Centennial Celebration | City of Fairfax, VA

As part of a series celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage, Mayor David Meyer celebrates the courageous women in his life who were enfranchised by the 19th Amendment. He also looks forward, on how to protect this essential right for all citizens, how to expand this circle of freedom, and the courage that will take as well. Please SHARE!

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, was certified on August 26, 1920. The City of Fairfax Commission for Women and the Office of Historic Resources offer exhibitions and events throughout the year in celebration. For more information: fairfaxva.gov/suffrage.

This was the rallying slogan of the women's suffrage movement that culminated in the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, on August 26, 1920. This historic event is being commemorated year-long with events and activities nationwide. 

As part of a series celebrating the 100th Anniversary of women's suffrage, Election Official Vicki Wood shares what she ...
08/26/2020
Suffrage Centennial Celebration | City of Fairfax, VA

As part of a series celebrating the 100th Anniversary of women's suffrage, Election Official Vicki Wood shares what she sees as the importance of voting: having a seat at the table for discussion, and to be treated equally, and as one.

The 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, was certified on August 26, 1920. The Fairfax City Commission for Women and the Office of Historic Resources offer exhibitions and events throughout the year in celebration. For more information: fairfaxva.gov/suffrage.

This was the rallying slogan of the women's suffrage movement that culminated in the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, on August 26, 1920. This historic event is being commemorated year-long with events and activities nationwide. 

As part of a series celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage, Roxann Morgan, member of the Commission for W...
08/26/2020
Suffrage Centennial Celebration | City of Fairfax, VA

As part of a series celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage, Roxann Morgan, member of the Commission for Women, shares what women's suffrage means to her: an acknowledgement of women's roles in society, both in 1920, when the 19th Amendment became law, and now.

The 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, was certified on August 26, 1920. The Fairfax City Commission for Women and the Office of Historic Resources offer exhibitions and events throughout the year in celebration. For more information: fairfaxva.gov/suffrage.

This was the rallying slogan of the women's suffrage movement that culminated in the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, on August 26, 1920. This historic event is being commemorated year-long with events and activities nationwide. 

As part of a series celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage, Robert Honour, #FairfaxCity resident, shares ...
08/26/2020
Suffrage Centennial Celebration | City of Fairfax, VA

As part of a series celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage, Robert Honour, #FairfaxCity resident, shares what women's #suffrage means to him.

For him, suffrage means a stronger democracy, and fairness — because we can't have laws for everyone if only half of the citizens are permitted to participate.

The 19th Amendment the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, was certified on August 26, 1920. The Fairfax City Commission for Women and the Office of Historic Resources offer exhibitions and events throughout the year in celebration. For more information: fairfaxva.gov/suffrage.

This was the rallying slogan of the women's suffrage movement that culminated in the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, on August 26, 1920. This historic event is being commemorated year-long with events and activities nationwide. 

As part of a series celebrating the centennial of women's suffrage, #FairfaxCity Director of Elections & General Registr...
08/26/2020
Suffrage Centennial Celebration | City of Fairfax, VA

As part of a series celebrating the centennial of women's suffrage, #FairfaxCity Director of Elections & General Registrar Brenda Cabrera shares what women's suffrage means to her.

The long road to voting rights for women, she notes, is a lesson in perseverance and courage, especially when we realize so many suffrage activists may not have witnessed the results of their actions.

The 19th Amendment the U.S. Constitution, granting women the #right to #vote, was certified on August 26, 1920. The City of Fairfax Commission for Women and the Office of Historic Resources offer exhibitions and events throughout the year in celebration.

Visit http://fairfaxva.gov/suffrage to meet other community leaders & celebrate #WomanSuffrage #WomensVote100 — and please SHARE!

This was the rallying slogan of the women's suffrage movement that culminated in the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, on August 26, 1920. This historic event is being commemorated year-long with events and activities nationwide. 

08/26/2020

Meet Pat Addison, who serves as Chair of the Commission for Women. She shares her thoughts on #WomanSuffrage on this 100th Anniversary of the certification of the #19thAmendment. Please SHARE!

Please visit fairfaxva.gov/suffrage for information about programs, exhibits, virtual concerts, and other opprotunities to celebrate #WomensVote100 in Fairfax and nationwide.
#WomensEqualityDay
#SuffrageMonth
#VotesforWomen
#VotingRights
Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center
Historic Blenheim/Civil War Interpretive Center

08/26/2020
Fairfax City Restaurant Week

Fairfax City Restaurant Week

You’ve got 1️⃣8️⃣ days to prepare your tastebuds 👅 ᖴᗩIᖇᖴᗩ᙭ ᑕITY ᖇEᔕTᗩᑌᖇᗩᑎT ᗯEEK kicks off September 13th 🍽 Head to our website for a full list of this years participants including their menu options so you can plan your dine-in, al fresco, or takeout 🥡 strategy!

Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce
Fairfax City Economic Development Authority
Fifth & Main PR

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington’s decision in 2015 to relocate St. Paul VI Catholic High School from the City of Fairf...
08/25/2020
Work Slated to Start on New Boulevard VI Project

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington’s decision in 2015 to relocate St. Paul VI Catholic High School from the City of Fairfax to a new campus in Loudoun County created an exciting opportunity to redevelop the former school building and the surrounding 18 and a half acres. Five years later, the new modern school in Chantilly is open and site work for a new mixed-use community called Boulevard VI, located on the site of the former school, is set to begin. Full story at https://www.fairfaxva.gov/Home/Components/News/News/10486/18

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington’s decision in 2015 to relocate St. Paul VI Catholic High School from the City of Fairfax to a new campus in Loudoun County created an exciting opportunity to redevelop the former school building and the surrounding 18 and a half acres. Five years later, the new mo...

08/25/2020
Women's Suffrage: What It Means to Me (Milagros Rivera)

For Milagros Rivera, Ph.D., the fundamental #right of #voting assures the government is representative of all the people, no matter their ideology.

The director of Faculty Diversity, Inclusion and Well-Being & Affiliate Faculty, School of Integrative Studies at George Mason University believes that preserving that right is as fundamental as the right itself.

Follow us to meet other community leaders and activists in August — and visit fairfaxva.gov/suffrage for other opportunities to celebrate #WomensVote100
And please SHARE!
. #WomensEqualityDay
#SuffrageMonth
#VotesforWomen
#VotingRights
#suffrage #suffragette #thamendment #vote #suffragist #votesforwomen #womensrights #feminism #womenshistory #feminist #suffragecentennial #womenssuffrage #herstory #history #righttovote #suffragemovement #equalrights #votingrights #womenshistorymonth #suffragettes #women #womensvote #equality #womenempowerment #womensupportingwomen #womansuffrage #girlpower #anniekenney #lgbthistorymonth #bhfyp

For Milagros Rivera, Ph.D., the fundamental #right of #voting assures the government is representative of all the people...
08/25/2020
Suffrage Centennial Celebration | City of Fairfax, VA

For Milagros Rivera, Ph.D., the fundamental #right of #voting assures the government is representative of all the people, no matter their ideology.

The director of Faculty Diversity, Inclusion and Well-Being & Affiliate Faculty, School of Integrative Studies at George Mason University believes preserving that right is as fundamental as the right itself.

Follow us to meet other community leaders and activists in August — and visit fairfaxva.gov/suffrage for other opportunities to celebrate #WomensVote100

And please SHARE!

. #WomensEqualityDay
#SuffrageMonth
#VotesforWomen
#VotingRights
#suffrage #suffragette #thamendment #vote #suffragist #votesforwomen #womensrights #feminism #womenshistory #feminist #suffragecentennial #womenssuffrage #herstory #history #righttovote #suffragemovement #equalrights #votingrights #womenshistorymonth #suffragettes #women #womensvote #equality #womenempowerment #womensupportingwomen #womansuffrage #girlpower #anniekenney #lgbthistorymonth #bhfyp

This was the rallying slogan of the women's suffrage movement that culminated in the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote, on August 26, 1920. This historic event is being commemorated year-long with events and activities nationwide. 

08/25/2020
Fairfax City Restaurant Week

Fairfax City Restaurant Week

There’s no need for 𝐇𝐚𝐦𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐤’𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭 to convince us just how much they truly rock in our next ᑕᕼEᖴ ᑕᕼᗩT, but just in case, Owner Bill Hamrock gives us some hard shelled 🦞 facts about why we should high tail 🚗💨 it on over to Hamrock's Restaurant

08/24/2020
Women's Suffrage: What It Means to Me (Hildie Carney)

Meet Hildie Carney, who serves on Historic Fairfax City, Inc..

This lifelong voter understands the responsibility of exercising our freedoms, and the importance of action — especially when it comes to #voting. Please SHARE!

Through August, we will share videos of other #FairfaxCity community members and leaders sharing what voting means to them.

Please visit fairfaxva.gov/suffrage for information about programs, exhibits, virtual concerts, and other opportunities to celebrate #WomensVote100 in Fairfax, and nationwide.

#WomensEqualityDay
#WomanSuffrage
#SuffrageMonth
#VotesforWomen
#VotingRights
Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center
Historic Blenheim/Civil War Interpretive Center
City of Fairfax Commission for Women

City Hall and DMV Select remain open by appointment only. Save yourself some time by making an appointment before you ar...
08/24/2020

City Hall and DMV Select remain open by appointment only. Save yourself some time by making an appointment before you arrive. Please use the atrium entrance. Please share.

08/23/2020
Women's Suffrage: What It Means to Me (Lara Nayar)

Meet Lara Nayar, City of Fairfax Commission for Women, who explains why #voting is such an important tool.

Please SHARE!

Through August, we will share videos of other #FairfaxCity community members and leaders sharing what voting means to them.

Please visit fairfaxva.gov/suffrage for information about programs, exhibits, virtual concerts, and other opportunities to celebrate #WomensVote100 in Fairfax, and nationwide.

#WomensEqualityDay
#WomanSuffrage
#SuffrageMonth
#VotesforWomen
#VotingRights
Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center
Historic Blenheim/Civil War Interpretive Center

08/22/2020
Women's Suffrage: What It Means to Me (Beth Young)

Meet Beth Young, who serves on the @Commission for Women.

This lifelong voter understands the responsibility of exercising our freedoms, and the importance of action — especially when it comes to #voting. Please SHARE!

Through August, we will share videos of other #FairfaxCity community members and leaders sharing what voting means to them.

Please visit fairfaxva.gov/suffrage for information about programs, exhibits, virtual concerts, and other opportunities to celebrate #WomensVote100 in Fairfax, and nationwide.

#WomensEqualityDay
#WomanSuffrage
#SuffrageMonth
#VotesforWomen
#VotingRights

Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center
Historic Blenheim/Civil War Interpretive Center

08/21/2020
Women's Suffrage: What It Means to Me (Stacey Hardy-Chandler)

Meet Stacey Hardy-Chandler, who serves on the City of Fairfax Commission for Women.

This lifelong voter understands the responsibility of exercising our freedoms, and the importance of action — especially when it comes to #voting. Please SHARE!

Through August, we will share videos of other #FairfaxCity community members and leaders sharing what voting means to them.

Please visit fairfaxva.gov/suffrage for information about programs, exhibits, virtual concerts, and other opportunities to celebrate #WomensVote100 in Fairfax, and nationwide.

#WomensEqualityDay

#WomanSuffrage

#SuffrageMonth

#VotesforWomen

#VotingRights

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