City Hall/Public Safety Facility Task Force (Inactive)

Task Force Completed

The City Hall/Public Safety Facility Task Force completed its work in July 2018. Materials from past meetings can still be accessed using the links below.
Agendas & Minutes
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  • October 21, 2014 - Kickoff meeting
  • November 24, 2014 - Final task force recommendation memo presented to Council 
  • April 2015 - CIP adoption by Council, approving all four add on options as recommended by the Taskforce.
  • July 2015 - Council reinstates task force for another year.
  • Ongoing 2015 - Architect selection Process. Schedule meetings to further architectural and engineering designs to 60% and 100% plans, and conduct a second "town hall" meeting as needed
As set forth in the Council Resolution, the task force is comprised of:
  • City Council Liaison and Alternate
  • School Board Liaison and Alternate
  • Planning Commission Liaison and Alternate
  • Disability Services Board Representative
  • Chief of Police or command staff designee
  • Sheriff or Deputy Sheriff
  • Judge or designee
  • Commissioner of Revenue Representative
  • Employee Advisory Committee Representative
  • Recreation and Parks Advisory Board Member
  • Library Board of Trustees Member
  • CATCH Member
  • Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Representative
To ensure a safe, secure, accessible and code compliant facility for operations and public safety functions in the Harry Wells Municipal Building for a 20-year planning horizon.

City Council Resolution 2015-15 reinstated the task force to provide input on City Hall/Public Safety facility needs to City staff and recommendations to City Council including:
  1. To ensure project goals are being achieved through the design process
  2. To facilitate community engagement regarding this CIP project
  3. To provide input on exterior architecture, campus circulation, environmental sustainability, accessibility and counter/meeting user functionality.
The task force will sunset on July 30, 2016 unless extended by Council. The task force was first established in August 2014 by City Council Resolution 2014-24.
For more information, please contact James Mak, CIP engineer, at