The public can comment in person on proposed fee hikes in Fairfax County parks. The Fairfax County Park Authority has scheduled its annual public comment meeting on fee adjustments for Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. EST in Room 106, Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Pkwy., Fairfax, VA.
You can view the proposed changes in fees and a discussion of the fee process at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/archives/2013-fee-proposal.pdf. Or you can see a paper copy at the park authority office and all staffed park facilities (rec centers, golf courses, nature centers, historic sites).
If you can't attend the meeting, you can comment in writing by Feb. 12. For details, see http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/press/pr2013/pr004-13.pdf.
If you want to speak at the meeting, you can but don't have to register by calling (703) 324-8662.
Among the fees schedule for increases:
Prime season weekend green fees at Laurel Hill Golf Club
Pedal boat rentals at Lake Fairfax and Lake Accotink
Water Mine admission weekends and holidays at Lake Fairfax.