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City of Falls Church News & Updates

Posted on: September 27, 2023

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  • Potential Federal Government Shutdown: Housing and Human Services
  • Car Tax (Personal Property Tax)
  • November 7 General Election
    • Mail-in ballots have been sent.
      • If you don’t receive your by-mail ballot by October 3, contact us!
    • Early voting started Friday, September 22.
  • Traffic Signals
    • Broad and Maple: New cabinet on order.
    • Hillwood and Cherry: Wiring scheduled to be fixed week of May 29.
    • Hillwood and Roosevelt: Wood poles installed and mast arms are scheduled to be replaced in June.
  • Curbside Composting
    • The City of Falls Church offers residential and business Curbside Composting through Compost Crew, with 60 percent of the fee subsidized by the City!
    • Curbside weekly pickup can include meats, seafood, dairy, compostable plastics, greasy parts of pizza boxes, and more!
    • Learn more and sign-up.


For a full list of all upcoming events, please visit the calendar.

  • Sunset Cinema
    • Free: Cherry Hill Park September 29, October 6, and October 13! 
  • Fall Clean-Up Day
    • Saturday, September 30
    • To register or for more information, email recycling or call 703-248-5466 (TTY 711).
  • Recycling Extravaganza
    • Saturday, October 7
    • Event is open to City of Falls Church community members only, with proof of residency required. 
  • Farm Day
    • October 7, Cherry Hill Park
    • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Admission is free but some activities require a small fee (cash only)

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