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September 25, 2014

Arlington County Manager to Establish Task Force on Volunteer Arlington

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan is seeking applicants for a new advisory task force to look into whether Arlington’s volunteer office is the right business model to meet community needs. Applications will be accepted through Oct. 8, 2014.
September 23, 2014

Arlington County Board Awards Streetcar Engineering Contract

The Arlington County Board today approved the award of a $26 million, multiphase contract to HDR Engineering, Inc. to begin engineering and design on the 7.4-mile Arlington-Fairfax streetcar system. The contractor will develop preliminary design plans for the Columbia Pike and Crystal City-Potomac Yard streetcar segments and technical specifications for the streetcar vehicles.
September 23, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Additional Columbia Pike Street Improvements Design Work

The Arlington County Board today approved up to $5.6 million for additional design services within an existing contract for the Columbia Pike Multimodal Project.
September 23, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Video-Monitoring on School Buses

The Arlington County Board today approved an ordinance amendment to allow Arlington Public Schools (APS) to install and operate video-monitoring systems on their school buses, to record violations of motorists passing stopped school buses.
September 23, 2014

Columbia Pike Super Stop Prototype Review Completed

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan today released the third and final report related to the Walter Reed Super Stop prototype on Columbia Pike.
September 23, 2014

Arlington County Board Recognizes Outstanding Landscapes

The Arlington County Board today recognized four outstanding Arlington properties for the quality of their landscaping and the serenity they bring to their neighborhoods.
September 20, 2014

Arlington County Board Adopts Updated Stormwater, Water Distribution Master Plans

The Arlington County Board today adopted the updated Stormwater and Water Distribution Master Plans.
Arlington County Board Approves McKinley Elementary School Expansion and Renovation Plan
September 20, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves McKinley Elementary School Expansion and Renovation Plan

The Arlington County Board today approved a use permit for new additions and renovations at the campus of McKinley Elementary School.
September 15, 2014

Arlington Named One of Nation's Best Places to Live

Arlington has been named to the top 10 of the Top 100 Best Places to Live from Livability.com.
September 11, 2014

Media Alert: Arlington County Board Names Thomas Jefferson Working Group Members

The Arlington County Board has named the 20 members to the Thomas Jefferson Working Group whom it plans to formally appoint on September 16.
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