With the possible exception of our school-age children or those of us starting to rake leaves again, everybody’s happy that autumn is finally here! It also means the return of one of our beautiful neighborhood’s fine traditions: our (now 4th) Annual Turkey Trot & Sidewalk Stroll on Thanksgiving morning. It’s a great way to celebrate our families,Continue reading “4th Annual Mosby Woods Turkey Trot & Sidewalk Stroll”
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City details street name input process
As previously noted, the City is requesting public input on new street names through September 30. The option to contribute is still available through the online survey on Engage Fairfax. Additionally a paper form is now available. View the PDF here or pick one up at the Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center. Dropoff locations forContinue reading “City details street name input process”
Fairfax City police warn of fake parking tickets
If you receive a parking ticket, be aware of some recent fake tickets. Details are available at this wjla.com article including what the tickets look like and what to do if you may have received one.
Contribute ideas to City’s Street Name Survey
With the City Council vote complete as of July 12, 14 streets will be renamed. The City is now requesting input on new name ideas. Visit this new Engage Fairfax page for links to Frequently Asked Questions and to the name idea survey.
Neighbor seeking tandem bicycling partner
Looking for experienced and confident bicycle rider interested in captaining a tandem bike. No captain experience needed, training provided. 25 mile rides, working up to 60-70. Shorter rides and multiple captains welcome. Training for the 50 State Ride in Sept. Available early mornings, evenings & weekends. If interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Council votes to rename all 14 street names up for consideration
Tonight the City Council voted to rename all of the street names up for consideration. The vote was conducted street by street for each of the 14 streets identified as having Confederacy themes by the Stakeholder Group in their report last fall. Eight of the 14 streets to be renamed are in Mosby Woods: ConfederateContinue reading “City Council votes to rename all 14 street names up for consideration”
Street Names Vote Deferred to July 12
A note from City of Fairfax: The Fairfax City Council has deferred action on the street names vote until July 12 because a councilmember is unable to participate in the June 28 meeting. The public hearing and Council action on whether to adopt a new city seal will be held as planned on Tuesday, JuneContinue reading “Street Names Vote Deferred to July 12”
Latest City Council timing on street rename project
Per MWCA email May 7, with updates based on the May 10 City Council meeting. Street Renaming Vote moved to June 28 Hello Mosby Woods Neighbors, In an effort to gain feedback from residents who are just learning of the Connecting Fairfax City for All initiative, and due to unforeseen travel schedules of some City Council members, the City Council has moved the public hearingContinue reading “Latest City Council timing on street rename project”
Join in City Bike Month Events
Here are some opportunities Fairfax City asked MWCA to share with you. ***** This Friday, May 20, 6-9 a.m. – Stop by Old Town Square to help celebrate Bike to Work Day! Where: Old Town Square (University Dr & North St) When: Friday, May 20, 6-9am Why: Free t-shirts, snacks, and swag; great raffle prizes from local businesses likeContinue reading “Join in City Bike Month Events”
Street Names Poll Results
Street Names PollFrom April 4 through April 14 the Mosby Woods Community Association conducted a poll of the Mosby Woods community with the goal of understanding the community perspective on changing the name of streets that are identified by the City’s Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) in their 2021 report to the City Council. TheContinue reading “Street Names Poll Results”