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Friday, September 4, 2015

Meeting Concerning the Future of Reston Regional Library, September 19, 2015, 9AM, RCC-Lake Anne

The following posting is a re-posting of an item on the Fairfax County Library Advocates blog.  We would highlight the fact that this will be the ONLY scheduled opportunity for public input, in large part because the Town Center North redevelopment is a public-private partnership that allows virtually no public input or transparency to decisions made by the County and the developer.  Your attendance and participation will be vital to the future of our library.

The following message was included in Supervisor Cathy Hudgins' September Newsletter.  What is not mentioned in this article is that the Reston Regional Library is one of the "key services" being considered for redevelopment and/or relocation.   As this is the only county meeting scheduled to allow public input for the redevelopment of Town Center North, please attend.  Numerous questions arise about Reston Regional:  How many square feet will be included in the new library, how many print and ebooks will be accommodated, and will there be adequate dedicated parking for library patrons.
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Reston Town Center North Redevelopment and Human Services Delivery:  Join the Dialogue
On Saturday, September 19, 2015, Supervisor Hudgins will host a Community Dialogue meeting to discuss evolving needs in Reston and the North County area, including regional delivery of human services and the redevelopment of Reston Town Center North (RTNC).
Fairfax County Deputy County Executive Patricia Harrison and staff will highlight the proposed health, housing and human services community input process.  Fairfax County Deputy Executive Rob Stalzer and Project Coordinator, Public-Public Private Partnership Branch, Andrew Miller, will discuss the County and Inova's efforts to fulfill the Comprehension Plan vision for the Town Center North-Mixed Use area, including the most recent Request for Proposal (RFP) process and potential development scenarios that may be considered for RTCN.  The goal is to have the community identify key services, and vision for delivery of services in the region and within the RTCN footprint.
The meeting will be held from 9 am to 1 pm at the Reston Community Center at Lake Anne - Rose Gallery Room, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston.  To RSVP, please send us a message to huntermillRSVP@fairfaxcounty.gov

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