More Drones Coming

Fairfax County law enforcement and emergency management staff are drafting an operations manual for using drones in their work.  ASNV is participating in the task force drafting the manual.  Below is the schedule.  ASNVers may wish to speak at some of the public meetings or submit comments.

January 7:  draft manual posted on website and open for public comment

January 7 to 31:  four public information sessions around the county

February 8:  end of public comment period

February 11: last task force meeting, 7 p.m., place TBA

March 12:  present manual to the Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee

April 9:  present manual to the full Board of Supervisors for approval

For more details, contact Roy Shrout

For a National Audubon Society article about drones, go here.