NEWS, ISSUES, AND RESOURCES
UPCOMING: 2024 Annual Meeting to Take Place on January 7, 2024
The Salona Village Citizens Association Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, January 7th at 4pm. This meeting will be held as a hybrid meeting with in-person meeting in the Franklin Sherman Elementary School cafeteria and remote access via Zoom (Zoom information to be provided at a later date directly to residents via email.)
We are pleased to have as our guest speaker Carolyn Beyer, Crime Prevention Officer, McLean District Station, Fairfax County Police Department. Carolyn spoke at our annual meeting a couple of years ago and her presentation will include recent crime trends in McLean.
We look forward to seeing you on Jan. 7th!
SCVA ANNUAL PICNIC
SCVA holds an Annual Picnic each year in late summer or early fall. In 2023, the SCVA Annual Picnic took place on Sunday, September 24, 2023 from 3-5pm at the Franklin Sherman Elementary School gazebo.
SCVA ANNUAL MEETINGS
SVCA generally holds its Annual Meeting in January of each year. The last meeting was held on Sunday, January 15, 2023 from 3-5pm at the McLean Baptist Church on Calder Rd.
SVCA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETINGS
Upcoming SVCA Executive Board meetings are posted here in advance. SVCA Members are welcome to attend and may request the location of the meeting by sending an email to email@example.com at least two weeks prior to the scheduled date. Please indicate any topics of interest.
Issues that have affected Salona Village include the acquisition of a Salona Village residential property by a corporation operating a medical treatment facility and the McLean Community Business Center (CBC) Study, completed in 2021. If you would like to raise or discuss issues affecting Salona Village, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and/or plan to attend an upcoming SVCA meeting.
The McLean District Design Guidelines contain written and visual ideas for the design of streets, lighting, and the area fronting buildings. The guidelines provide design direction to enhance the appearance of the McLean Commercial Revitalization District (CRD). The Guidelines were endorsed by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on September 12, 2023.
The McLean Community Business Center (CBC) Study was a land use planning study that reviewed recommendations for future land uses, development intensities, transportation, public facilities and urban design within the CBC. County staff worked with Task Force members and the community at regular meetings to discuss changes to the Comprehensive Plan for the McLean CBC, using the Vision Plan as a primary guide. The McLean CBC is an approximately 230-acre area centered around the intersection of Chain Bridge Road and Old Dominion Drive. On June 22, 2021, the Board of Supervisors adopted the Planning Commission's recommendation for Plan Amendment 2018-II-M1.