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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.
September 04, 2014

Arlington County Supports Washington Region’s Bid for 2024 Olympics

Arlington County strongly supports the Washington, D.C. region’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette said today.
September 03, 2014

Thomas Jefferson Site Evaluation Working Group to Meet

Members of the Thomas Jefferson Site Evaluation Group are being contacted now and will be formally appointed to the Working Group by the County Board at its September 16 work session.
August 06, 2014

Arlington Statement on Virginia’s Temporary Agreement with Uber and Lyft

“This is a good interim step toward finding a permanent solution that will encourage innovation in the transportation industry and ensure the safety of passengers. This agreement serves to bring Uber and Lyft into compliance with state law.” Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette said.
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.
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