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Victor L. Hoskins Appointed Arlington Economic Development Director
December 19, 2014

Victor L. Hoskins Appointed Arlington Economic Development Director

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan has appointed Victor L. Hoskins as Director of Arlington Economic Development (AED); he takes his position January 20, 2015. Before joining Arlington County government, Mr. Hoskins served as Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Economic Development and Public Infrastructure of Prince George's County.
Carol Mitten Appointed Arlington Deputy County Manager
December 19, 2014

Carol Mitten Appointed Arlington Deputy County Manager

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan has appointed Carol J. Mitten as Deputy County Manager; she takes her position January 5, 2015.
December 11, 2014

County Manager Proposes New Financing Plan for Signature Theatre

At its December 17, 2014 meeting, the Arlington County Board will consider a proposed financing plan that restructures Signature Theatre’s outstanding debt and facilities costs.
December 04, 2014

Arlington County & Schools Hold Joint Community Budget Forum

Come to a joint Community Budget Forum with Arlington County & Arlington Public Schools -- Wed., Dec. 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Washington-Lee High School Cafeteria. Provide your input as the County Manager and Superintendent work to close the projected $28 million budget gap for Fiscal Year 2016.
November 21, 2014

Creating an “Arlington Archive”

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan plans to appoint in December a task force of community members and County staff to create a vision for how County Government and the community will ensure that Arlington’s history is captured, digitally preserved and shared online in an “Arlington Archive.”
November 20, 2014

Arlington County Board Gives FY 2016 Budget Guidance

The Arlington County Board on Tuesday, November 18, directed the County Manager to develop a balanced proposed budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 that assumes no tax rate increase and includes options for County budget reductions, excluding Schools.
November 18, 2014

Arlington Cancels Streetcar Program

The Arlington County Board today voted to cancel the streetcar program that would have built a modern streetcar system along the Columbia Pike and Crystal City/Potomac Yard corridors.
November 03, 2014

“Banning the Box” on Employment Applications

Arlington County is “banning the box” on County employment applications, eliminating questions about criminal convictions. While these questions do not necessarily automatically disqualify applicants, they can be a barrier to employment for anyone with a criminal record, negatively impacting millions of Americans. More than 50 jurisdictions around the country and at least ten states already have “banned the box,” choosing to ask the question later in the interview and hiring process.
October 30, 2014

Arlington County Grants Halloween Pub Crawl Permit

ARLINGTON, Va. – Arlington County has issued its first pub crawl permit since the County Board in July classified pub crawls as Special Events, requiring that they be permitted.
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.
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