The City of Fairfax has a council/manager form of government. The mayor and six councilmembers are elected every two years on an at-large, non-partisan basis. The current term expires 6/30/2020.
The City Council typically meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month for regular meetings for public hearings and action items and to allow for public comment. Council meetings begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers located in Room 100 of the City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong Street.
The City Council conducts no meetings during the month of August and additional meetings may be called as necessary.
Mayor David L. Meyer
A city resident since 1981, he has actively supported the Appalachia Service Project and the Fairfax Police Youth Club. He is a member of Fairfax United Methodist Church. Meyer also is a Trustee of Randolph-Macon College.
Councilmember Michael J. DeMarco
Michael J. DeMarco is serving his third term on City Council.
DeMarco serves on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Metropolitan Air Quality Committee and Aviation Policy Committee; the Virginia Municipal League Community and Economic Development Committee; and the Potomac Watershed Roundtable, among others.
He previously served as chair of the City of Fairfax Economic Development Authority.
Councilmember Janice B. Miller
Janice B. Miller is serving her third term on City Council.
Miller served her first term on City Council from 1992-94, and was elected for her second term in 2014.
Miller serves on numerous regional boards, including the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Human Services & Public Safety Policy Committee and the Virginia Municipal League Human Development and Education Committee.
Councilmember Jon R. Stehle, Jr.
Jon R. Stehle, Jr., is serving his first term on City Council.
Stehle, a city resident since 2007, has chaired the city’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. He also served on the Green Acres Feasibility Study Committee and City of Fairfax Branding Advisory Committee.
The Oxford Row resident, who served as president of the Oxford Row Civic Association, is a strategic performance management lead with a federally funded research and development center. As a senior analyst with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), he received a GAO Meritorious Service Award in 2013.
Jennifer Passey has served on the Fairfax City Council for one term. She also served on the City’s Planning Commission and Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and continues to be an active member of the community.