Fairfax City Government

Fairfax City, officially The City of Fairfax, is an independent city centrally located in Northern Virginia within the separate political entity Fairfax County.  Fairfax City is run by its elected six member city council.

Upcoming Elections

June 11, 2019 Commonwealth Primary 

Offices on the ballot:  Virginia Senate 34th District, Virginia House of Delegates 37th District, Fairfax City and County Commonwealth's Attorney, Fairfax City and County Sheriff

November 5, 2019 Commonwealth General Election

Offices on the ballot:  Virginia Senate 34th District (Four year term), Virginia House of Delegates 37th District ( two year term), Fairfax City and County Commonwealth's Attorney (four year term), Fairfax City and County Sheriff (Four year term)

General Information

Web Pagesfairfaxva.gov/government/general-registrar (Note: Much of the content in this post is from the Fairfax City website)
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays
Address: City of Fairfax Office of Elections
10455 Armstrong Street Fairfax, Virginia 22030

Director of Elections & General Registrar:  Brenda F. Cabrera
Email: registrar@fairfaxva.gov Phone Number: 703-385-7890 Fax: 703.591.8364
Electoral Board 

City Home Page: fairfaxva.gov/home  City News  City Calendar
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Fairfax City Mayor and Council

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.

Web: City web page   Facebook  Twitter: @CityofFairfaxVA  YouTube  RSS Feeds

Email: Mayor&Council@fairfaxva.gov
Phone:  703.385.7850 ( City Manager’s Office)
Council meetings address: City Hall
10455 Armstrong St.
Fairfax, VA 22030


Mayor David L. Meyer

Mayor, Fairfax City, VA
Former Councilmember, Fairfax City, VA (2008-17)

Web: Fairfax City web page  David Meyer for Mayor website  Facebook page 

Email:  David.Meyer@fairfax.gov
Phone:   (703) 385-7850 (ofc)
Address:  10455 Armstrong St.
Fairfax, VA 22030   

Michael J. DeMarco

Councilmember, Fairfax City, VA
Manager, Global Customer Service Support of ExxonMobil’s Fuels, Lubricants and Specialties Business

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.

Janice B. Miller

Councilmember, Fairfax City, VA
Travel consultant, The Travel Gals

Janice B. Miller is serving her fourth 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.


Jon R. Stehle, Jr.

Councilmember, Fairfax City, VA
Senior Analyst, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)

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

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.

"It has been an honor to represent you the past seven months as one of your City of Fairfax Councilmembers. I am energized by what the current Council has been doing since I was elected last September. I look forward to the coming years with excitement as our community continues to come together to do great things." From Jennifer Passey website.

Steve Stombres

Former Mayor and Councilmember, Fairfax VA
Partner, Harbinger Strategies

Mr. Stombres was elected to the Fairfax City Council in 2008 and retired from the City Council in 2014 after three terms in office. Mr. Stombres graduated in 1993 from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and holds a B.A. in History. He and his wife Kristen, and their children Katherine, Elaine, and James currently reside in Fairfax, Virginia

John Mason

Mayor (1990-2002), City of Fairfax, Fairfax, VA
Former President & CEO,
 Workhouse Arts Center

Managed SAIC division and operation. Focused on regional transportation policy analysis, primarily in support of the Federal Highway Administration.

While Mayor, the City of Fairfax implemented a trolley car system between downtown Fairfax and Mason when there were only 6,000 students.  Ridership was insufficient to continue it.

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