News Briefs

News Briefs

<sh>2004-05 Budget Vote

<bt>Adoption of the Town of Vienna budget for FY ‘04-05 and a public hearing on setting water and sewer rates for next fiscal year are scheduled for the Town Council meeting on Monday, June 7, at 8 p.m., in the Council Chamber at Town Hall, 127 Center St. S. For more information about the budget or to obtain printed copies when they become available, call 703-255-6350.

<sh>Corbalis Planning Session June 8

<bt>The Fairfax County Park Authority is conducting a planning information session for the Corbalis Property on Tuesday, June 8, at 7 p.m., in the Oakton Elementary School cafeteria. The school is located at 3000 Chain Bridge Road in Oakton. The Corbalis Property is a 9.8-acre parcel at 2841 Hunter Mill Road in Oakton, slated for use as a community park. For information about this planning session, contact Angie Allen, project manager, at 703-324-8694.

<sh>Television Studio Tour

<bt>The Vienna Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a free tour for mature adults, of Channel 10, Fairfax Public Access TV, on Thursday, June 10, from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Get a behind-the-scenes view of the facilities and learn about opportunities to become involved in the world of television production and promotions. The program is free, but advance registration is required. Transportation to the TV studio in Fairfax is on your own. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

<sh>Nottoway Park Hearing Set

<bt>The Fairfax County Park Authority is conducting a public hearing on Tuesday, June 22, at 7 p.m., at Oakton High School, 2900 Sutton Road, Vienna. At the hearing, Park Authority staff will present a proposal for the Master Plan Revision for Nottoway Park, a 90-acre site located at 9537 Courthouse Road in Vienna.

The proposal includes guidance for the continued use of the Hunter House and community gardens, preservation of cultural resources on-site, replacement of one lighted diamond field with one lighted rectangular field, an additional rest-room facility, an improved playground, vehicle circulation improvements, additional picnic shelters, and additional lighted parking.

The plan is available for review at the Fairfax County Park Authority, Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 421, Fairfax, or on the Park Authority Web site at

Anyone wishing to sign up to speak at the hearing or who needs more information about the proposed plan may call 703-324-8662 or e-mail To request accommodations or alternative formats, call 703-324-8563 or 703-324-3988 TTY at least 10 days before to the meeting.

<sh>Nominations Sought for Doyle Awards

<bt>The Fairfax County Park Authority is accepting nominations for the 2004 Elly Doyle Park Service Awards through July 2. The annual award recognizes outstanding volunteer service by groups and individuals in support of Fairfax County parks and park programs. Individuals and organizations may be nominated. Current members of the Board of Supervisors, Park Authority Board and paid park staff are ineligible. Anyone may offer a nomination. Award recipients will be honored at a reception and volunteer recognition celebration on Oct. 29. For more information about the award and to receive an application form, contact Jan Boothby at 703-324-8665, or visit