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The Loudoun County School Board is beginning the process of searching for a new superintendent. The firm of Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates has been hired to help with the process.
As one of the initial steps in the process, the School Board is seeking your input on the desired characteristics and skills that you would like to see in the next superintendent. Please share your thoughts by responding to the survey linked below.
As you respond, please remember that all characteristics listed are desirable, but we are interested in knowing your perceptions about which characteristics are “most important” for Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS).
To access the Survey:
1. Click this the link, https://survey.ecragroup.com/limesurvey/index.php/361247/lang-en
2. Follow the directions on the survey.
3. Respond by Friday, November 22nd.
Loudoun County has launched a public health needs assessment to better identify those issues that are important to the community, how quality of life is perceived in the community, and what assets the county has that can be used to improve the community’s health. To that end, they have developed a brief, anonymous survey for county residents. Information can be found on their website at http://www.loudoun.gov/index.aspx?NID=2335. A direct link to the survey is https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/loudounhealthcheck.
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting the University Station Quarterly Meeting on Monday Oct 28, 2013 from 7pm – 9pm at the Ashburn Library, located at 43316 Hay Rd, Ashburn VA. This meeting is open to the Public. … Continue reading
The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive at the Broadlands Community Center on Friday, August 30th from 1:00-6:00pm.
- Did you know that 1 pint of blood can save up to 3 lives?
- Did you know that the American Red Cross supplies approximately 40% of the nation’s blood supply?
We need your help!
The Ashburn Ice House will host a Summer Skate Night exclusively for Broadlands residents on August Saturday, August 10 from 6:00-7:30pm. Tickets are just $3.00 and include skate rental!
The Ashburn Ice House is located at 21595 Smith Switch Road, Ashburn, VA 20147. 703-858-0300. www.ashburnice.com.
Last year the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved funding to widen Belmont Ridge Road to four lanes between Broadlands Boulevard and Truro Parish Drive. This widening project will include a traffic signal at the intersection of Truro Parish. Supervisor Williams plans to facilitate a community meeting on this project next week:
Community Meeting – Belmont Ridge Road Widening Project
Hillside Elementary School (43000 Ellzey Drive, Broadlands)
July 23rd, 7:00pm
Representatives from the Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure as well as the Virginia Department of Transportation will be on hand to answer questions associated with this project. Additionally, a representative from Lennar, the contractor building the road, will be available to share details about the construction process.
If you have any questions about the meeting, please email email@example.com or call his office at 703-771-5088.
Enjoy a “A Celebration of American Beer” and leave the driving to us. The Northern Virginia Summer BrewFest will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Morven Park in Leesburg. Your Events Committee is sponsoring a Commercial 57 Passenger Luxury Bus (bathroom included) to shuttle between the Nature Center and the Festival. The Bus will depart from the Nature Center at even hours (10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm). The Bus will depart the Festival for the return trip to the Nature Center at odd hours (1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm, 9pm). The cost for the bus ride is a healthy $0. Check out the Festival at novabrewfest.com/summer/ and purchase your tickets early or at the gate. First come, first served for seating on the bus.
The date is set for the 6th Annual EarthDay@Loudoun Family Fesitval! Mark your calendar for Sunday, April 28 from 11am to 4pm at Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm. Learn more about this event and volunteer opportunities at www.broadlandsnaturally.org.
(Per Delegate Ramadan’s Office) “On November 14th, 2012, Toll Road Investors Partnership II, L.P. (TRIP II), owners of the Dulles Greenway, requested permission to institute an increase in the tolls along the Greenway. Delegate Ramadan filed an official complaint with the State Corporation Commission (SCC) on December 7th, 2012, requesting that the increase be denied and that the toll rates on the Dulles Greenway be investigated to ensure compliance with the Code of Virginia.”
“On January 16th, in spite of the request and arguments presented by Delegate Ramadan, the SCC issued an order allowing TRIP II to increase the toll rates. In response, Delegate Ramadan submitted a new request that the toll structure be investigated. January 30th, in response to Delegate Ramadan’s request, the SCC issued an order initiating an investigation into the current rate structure and rate levels charged by TRIP II.”
The SCC has set several hearing dates for public comments:
- April 9 in Purcellville at the Loudoun Valley High School (340 North Maple Avenue) at 4pm and 7pm.
- June 6 in Sterling at the Park View High School (400 W. Laurel Avenue) at 4pm and 7pm.
- July 18 in Richmond at the SCC (1300 East Main Street) at 10am.
Delegate Ramadan is requesting your help: Sign the petition at www.LowerGreenwayTolls.com and consider attending the June 6th public hearing to voice your concerns.