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Board of Supervisors say "Let Us Think"

posted Sep 10, 2013, 8:29 PM by John Edwards

The Board of Supervisors deferred the decision on the special exception until September 24th.  At that time they will issue a decision only.  The record is staying open for more submissions.  Let us know if you need help.

Board of Zoning Appeals says NO

posted Sep 10, 2013, 8:27 PM by John Edwards

On July 31, the Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously said NO to the special permit application for the cell tower.  AT&T will now have to appeal that decision to the Fairfax County Circuit Court.  

posted Feb 11, 2013, 4:18 PM by John Edwards   [ updated Feb 24, 2013, 6:00 AM ]



Mason District Land Use Committee Meeting February 26th

posted Jan 28, 2013, 8:12 PM by John Edwards   [ updated Feb 24, 2013, 5:58 AM ]

AT&T will be presenting their plan for the proposed cell tower at this meeting.  The meeting will be at the Mason District Government Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale VA and will start at 7:30pm.  YOUR PRESENCE IS CRITICAL!  We need to let the committee know that a tower does not fit within our community.  

The Parklawn Area Citizens Against Cell Towers (PACACT, LLC) is keeping the community informed of next steps and how you can help.  Email me, Becky Choi, at info@noparklawntower.org to find out how to join the listserve.

AT&T Balloon Fly on February 2, 2013

posted Mar 27, 2012, 8:54 AM by John Edwards   [ updated Jan 28, 2013, 8:08 PM ]

AT&T will fly a balloon from 8-10am on February 2 (rain date February 9), 2013 from the site of the proposed cell tower on PRA land.  Come and view the balloon from Crater and Teton Places and Tonto Court.  You will likely be able to see it from other vantage points on Everglades and Yellowstone Drives - TAKE PICTURES!  Email your pictures to me, Becky Choi, at info@noparklawntower.org.

Parklawn Recreation Association Votes for Cell Tower

posted Mar 27, 2012, 8:52 AM by John Edwards   [ updated Oct 17, 2012, 7:48 PM ]

The Parklawn Recreation Association Board voted to continue to work with AT&T to put a 140' cell phone tower and it's equipment in two locations on either side of the driveway down to the pool.  The installation of the tower will necessitate the removal of a great deal of older trees (some approaching 100 years old) and destroy the natural canopy of trees that Fairfax County is fighting to preserve.  It will also pose possible health risks to the community and its children and reduce property values due to the unsighliness of the tower itself.

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