RA Briefs

RA Briefs Overview

The news briefs blog located below contains highlighted RA activities, past announcements and other brief notices about the association. To read the most current posting, please see "RA Briefs" found on the home page of this website. Go to our WebTrac events calendar for a complete listing of all activities and public meetings. You may also visit the "News Releases" page, which can be accessed from the menu on the left side of this page. The news releases page contains official association information shared with the local news media and through various social media channels. The three most recent news releases are also displayed on the home page of www.reston.org.

Past News

 
     

Special Board Meeting Aug. 20

Aug 21 2018
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The Reston Association Board of Directors will hold a special meeting and work session with the Fiscal Committee on Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. Draft 1 of the 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets, and the PRC Zoning Ordinance Amendment will be discussed. There will also be an executive session to review personnel matters related to the CEO search.

Open House at The Lake House

Aug 13 2018
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Join us at The Lake House for an open house on Aug. 12 at 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be available as you mingle with your neighbors and enjoy the deck and views of Lake Newport. Talk with on-site RA staff about the multipurpose uses of the facility. Can't make it this month? Check the RA events calendar each month for upcoming drop-in hours.

July PRC Meetings Open to Public

Jul 26 2018
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Fairfax County work sessions will address four key concerns related to the proposed Planned Residential Community district amendment. The dates and locations are as follows (all at 6 p.m.): July 17: Transportation (12005 Sunrise Valley Drive, Conference Center); July 18: Parks and Recreation (12005 Sunrise Valley Drive, Conference Center); July 24: Schools/Infrastructure – Fire and Rescue (RA Conference Center, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive); July 30: Planning (RA Conference Center, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive)

Reston Crescent Project Update

Jun 28 2018
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The Fairfax County Planning Commission is scheduled to review the Reston Crescent mixed-use project, which will include a new Wegmans grocery store, on June 28, according to the Washington Business Journal. The project will be located near the future Reston Town Center Metro station.

Lake Fairfax Public Meeting

Jun 21 2018
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A public comment session will be held Wednesday, June 20 at 7 p.m. at South Lakes High School after a presentation about the draft of the Lake Fairfax Park Master Plan Revision. For information or to sign up to speak at the meeting email Parkmail@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-324-8662.

Join the BioBlitz

Jun 01 2018
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Help Reston Association identify plants and animals by volunteering for the Reston BioBlitz on June 2. We will document Reston’s biodiversity so RA can have improved baseline data to utilize in future conservation decision-making and action. This event is open to everyone, including scientists, naturalists, high school/college students and volunteers with expert or beginner knowledge.

Hunters Woods/Dogwood District Seat

May 25 2018
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The Reston Association Board of Directors is expected to fill the vacant Hunters Woods/Dogwood District representative seat at its May 24 meeting. Four candidates have applied for the board position and will be interviewed during the meeting, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at RA headquarters, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive.

Community Yard Sale

May 13 2018
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Reston Association will hold a community yard sale May 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eighty-five families will be selling a variety of goods. Vendor space is sold out. The event will be held at 1900 Campus Commons Drive (in the parking lot behind this address). Contact Ashleigh@reston.org or call 703-435-6577 for more information.

Coalition for a Planned Reston Meeting

Apr 24 2018
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The Coalition for a Planned Reston (CPR) will host a community meeting, Monday, April 23 from 7-9 p.m., in the Reston Association Conference Center, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive. Updates since the December community meeting will be presented along with CPR survey results and volunteer opportunities to get involved with the coalition.

RA Expresses Condolences for Former Board President

Apr 19 2018
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Reston Association is saddened by the passing of its former president, Ellen Graves, who served on the association’s Board of Directors first as vice president and later as president before leaving the governing panel in 2017. Graves died Monday, April 9. “Ellen gave so much to our community,” said current RA President, Sherri Hebert. “She is a role model to all of us. She will be missed by all.”