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July 24, 2014

Arlington County Board to Appoint Working Group for Thomas Jefferson Site

The Arlington County Board will ask a broad-based working group to evaluate, together with County staff, the feasibility of adding an elementary school to the Thomas Jefferson site.
July 24, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Lease to Consolidate Human Services at Sequoia Plaza

The Arlington County Board today approved a lease agreement that will consolidate its Department of Human Services (DHS) programs at the Sequoia Plaza complex at 2100 Washington Blvd.
July 24, 2014

Arlington Celebrates 30 Years of Public Art

Friday, August 1 will be “Dark Star Park Day” in Arlington, marking the start of the County’s celebration of 30 years of Public Art placemaking in our community.
July 19, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Plan to Invest $2.7 Billion Over 10 Years in County Infrastructure

The Arlington County Board today approved a $2.7-billion 10-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for Fiscal Years 2015-2024. The plan funds County projects and infrastructure. The Arlington Public Schools adopted a $534.1 million CIP in June, bringing the total to $3.2 billion as the planned CIP investment over the next decade for both County and Schools.
Arlington County Board Chair Addresses Call for Streetcar Referendum
June 17, 2014

Arlington County Board Chair Addresses Call for Streetcar Referendum

Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette, Vice Chair Mary Hynes and Board Member Walter Tejada each announced today that they do not favor holding a referendum on the County’s planned 7.4-mile streetcar system.
June 17, 2014

Arlington County Board Honors Outstanding Employees of Long-Term Care Residences

The Arlington County Board today honored ten outstanding employees of Arlington long-term care residences, who provide the day-to-day care for residents of nursing homes and assisted living residences in Arlington.
June 17, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Woodstock Park Improvements

The Arlington County Board today approved a $644,127 contract to reposition and reconstruct the tot and youth playgrounds, and to rebuild the basketball court at Woodstock Park. This three-quarter acre park stretches from N. Woodstock to N. Vermont Streets in Arlington.
June 14, 2014

Arlington County Board Accepts Updated Waycroft-Woodlawn Neighborhood Conservation Plan

The Arlington County Board today accepted the updated Waycroft-Woodlawn Neighborhood Conservation Plan, allowing the Waycroft-Woodlawn Civic Association to pursue funding to address speeding and cut-through traffic, improve pedestrian safety, enhance street conditions and make park improvements.
May 30, 2014

Arlington and Fairfax County Choose Streetcar Program Management Team

Arlington and Fairfax Counties announced today that they have selected Parsons Transportation Group to help manage Arlington’s streetcar program, which includes the Columbia Pike streetcar segment that the two counties are jointly building.
May 16, 2014

Coalition for Smarter Growth Honors Arlington County Board Member J. Walter Tejada

The Coalition for Smarter Growth honored Arlington County Board Member J. Walter Tejada on Thursday, May 15, 2014, for his efforts to advance the community’s vision for transforming Columbia Pike into a more transit-oriented corridor while preserving its diversity and affordable housing stock.
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