Friday, June 26, 2020

Local Updates

@WTOP: Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, have further decreased their cooperation in noncriminal deportations under a new order.[…]

.@AlexandriaVAGov is currently hearing testimony on a proposed ordinance to jail people for "up to a year" or fine them up to $2,500 for carrying arms or ammunition anywhere on a street that elsewhere is hosting a permitted event. #2A #SecondAmendment #Docket19 — […]

The @AlexandriaVAGov City Council unanimously adopted the #Docket19 ordinance. #2A #SecondAmendment

As of July 1, 2020, if you hold a bullet without a gun in a park in the City of @AlexandriaVAGov or cross a street that elsewhere is hosting a spontaneous should-have-been-officially-permitted event, you could face a $2,500 fine and up to a year in jail. — […]

This ordinance is really broad even in just the items themselves that are prohibited:
• "The possession, carrying or transportation of firearms, ammunition or components or combinations thereof"
• Empty, used, useless, discarded shell casings are prohibited.

@postlocal: Alexandria bans guns, ammunition in city buildings, parks and recreation centers[…]

In the city where a U.S. Congressman was shot with a firearm in a public park, firearm self-defense in that same park is banned after this month. #2A #SecondAmendment[…]

@fcpsnews: School Board hears preliminary findings and recommendations for the 2020-21 school year.[…]

@UPI: New York, Kentucky, Virginia primaries to set key congressional races[…]

"social distancing requirements will likely mean that there will be a rotation of students who will go to school every week, while other students remain home" "one student per seat on every other seat on a bus"[…]

"The Task Force … is now focusing on three (possible instructional models) that best meet APS needs and align with neighboring school divisions." "more details … at the School Board meeting this Thursday."[…]

@AlexandriaNow: After public outcry and petitioning, a proposal to rename T.C. Williams High School will be discussed by the school board this fall[…]

@ACPSk12: See the full timeline & process for the planning of reopening schools, in today's ACPS Express: This Friday, an outline of the planning process & potential models will be shared with the School Board at noon. Watch the meeting:[…]

@fairfaxcounty: Tick-tock. And no, not the popular social media app. Ticks are a concern every summer. View our guide for details: 3 Types of Ticks, How Ticks Plan Attacks, 8 Ways to Prevent Tick Bites, How to Remove a Tick, Free Tick ID Service LINK:[…]

There seems to be an inverse relationship between family and staff comfort levels with school resuming. #Reopening[…]

.@APSVirginia Budget Advisory Council notes current "strict secrecy" in Operating Budget Process and recommends "more transparent, early preview budget process."[…]

.@APSVirginia is proposing a new media relations policy to the @APSVaSchoolBd.[…]

.@ACPSk12, @Virginia_Tech[…]

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