Saturday, March 30, 2013
Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust sent the following to his constituents for comment on the Fairfax County FY2014 Budget.
Saturday, March 30
Dear Dranesville Resident, It is budget season in Fairfax County. On February 26, County Executive Ed Long submitted his FY 2014 Advertised Budget proposal to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Attached you will find a document with a summary description of his proposed FY 2014 Advertised Budget Plan, along with a calendar of budget-related events and a summary of the Plan (see the media box at the right and click on the pdf). For details about the FY 2014 Advertised Budget, visit the County website at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dmb. The Board of Supervisors is currently conducting an extensive review of the proposed budget plan leading up to the Budget Adoption on April 30. This is the fifth year I have convened the Dranesville …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
District residents will get a chance to ask questions about the budget process and county spending Wednesday.
Dranesville district Supervisor John Foust will host a meeting on the Fairfax County budget at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3. The meeting will give Dranesville district area residents the opportunity to learn more about the Fiscal Year 2014 budget, as well as discuss it and ask questions. County management and budget staff will be on hand to present a summary presentation of the budget and respond to questions. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. April 3 in the Herndon Town Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St. in downtown Herndon. For more details on the budget, visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dmb For more information on the Dranesville budget meeting, contact Jane Edmondson in Supervisor Foust’s Dranesville district office at 703-356-0551 or email …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Dranesville District supervisor John Foust says county was better prepared to handle Sandy.
Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust's McLean home has no power Tuesday morning, but he is praising Fairfax County, the Virginia Department of Transportation and Dominion for improving response times to Hurricane Sandy, which hit the East Coast on Monday evening. He said the response is markedly better than the response to the June 29 derecho, which knocked out power to hundreds of thousands in the D.C. metro region. "I think the response has been significantly better than after the derecho - the preparation and the response," Foust said. Communicating storm-related information with the public and warning residents about dangers was drastically better, too, he said. "The county has done an outstanding job getting out statuses and …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Steve DeBenedittis has served as mayor of the town of Herndon for the last six years. Fairfax County's Board of Supervisors recognized him for his service on Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recognized Herndon Mayor Steve DeBenedittis for his six years of service to the town at its meeting on Tuesday morning. Dranesville district Supervisor John Foust and board Chair Sharon Bulova requested the resolution thanking DeBenedittis. Foust thanked DeBenedittis for his cooperation over the five years they have been in office together and said as the mayor of Herndon, DeBenedittis has been responsive to his constituents. DeBenedittis' wife, Rosemary, Councilwoman Connie Hutchinson and incoming Councilmen Dave Kirby and Charlie Waddell attended the Board of Supervisors meeting. Hutchinson said that she was not present to talk about DeBenedittis' accomplishments, but rather to talk about his …
Monday, May 7, 2012
Supervisor, Chamber of Commerce at Balducci's Shopping Center for 2 years
Dranesville Supervisor John Foust now has new downtown address. His office finished its moved over the weekend from their old address at the McLean Governmental Center at 1437 Balls Hill Road to the Balducci's Shopping Center on Old Dominion Drive. "I love our new office," said Foust Saturday as he and two staff members put the finishing touches on their new home. "I like being in the center of things and having places to eat." The move signals the beginning of the $17.8 million renovation of Governmental Center that will double its size and add a second floor to the 42-yer-old building. Effective today the address of the Dranesville Supervisor’s office will be 6649-A Old Dominion Drive, McLean 22101. This is the same location that housed …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Final campaign spending accounting
The incumbent Democratic Dranesville Supervisor spent nearly $300,000 to win reelection in November. His Republican opponent spent nearly $40,000. according to reports compiled by the nonpartisan Virginia Public Access Project. Supervisor John Foust won all 30 precincts in the Dranesville district and 60 percent of the vote on Nov. 8. His Republican challenger, Dennis Husch, a former Herndon town council member, didn't even carry his own precinct. Largest contributor to Foust: $10,000 from Firefighters Local 2068 in Fairfax County. Largest contributor to Husch: $2500 from John J. Kenny, a Reston resident who works for Northrup Grumman. All 10 supervisors were up for reelection in November. Spending by the two Dranesville candidates were …