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Arlington Sheriff Wins Federal Certification for New Jail Safety Standards
August 19, 2014

Arlington Sheriff Wins Federal Certification for New Jail Safety Standards

The U.S. Department of Justice has recognized the Arlington County Detention Facility as the first jail in the National Capital Region to meet national Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards. The measures were established two years ago by a federal commission.
July 03, 2014

Treasurer Frank O'Leary Retiring After Serving 30+ Years

Treasurer Frank O'Leary is retiring after serving more than 30 years in that office. Deputy Treasurer Carla de la Pava will be sworn in Monday, July 7, at 4:30pm; the public is invited to the swearing-in ceremony.
Cynthia Richmond Named Arlington Economic Development Acting Director
March 03, 2014

Cynthia Richmond Named Arlington Economic Development Acting Director

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan today named Cynthia Richmond acting director of Arlington Economic Development.
Arlington Names New Director of Parks and Recreation
December 04, 2012

Arlington Names New Director of Parks and Recreation

Jane Rudolph will join Arlington County as Director of the Dept. of Parks and Recreation (DPR). Ms. Rudolph spent almost 10 years in the New York City Dept. of Parks and Recreation, serving as Chief of Staff and overseeing all aspects of the largest urban parks system in the nation. She will begin her service with the County on Jan. 7, 2013; she and her family are Arlington residents.
Arlington County Hires New Planning Director with 25 years of Community Planning Experience
July 31, 2012

Arlington County Hires New Planning Director with 25 years of Community Planning Experience

Arlington’s new planning director, Robert J. Duffy, AICP, is bringing his expertise and support for community-based planning and engagement to the County. During his professional planning career, Duffy has been committed to a number of essential planning principles and priorities such as sustainable land use planning and smart growth; neighborhood conservation; transit-oriented communities and neighborhoods; green and complete streets; place making; equitable housing opportunities and choices; and context-based urban planning and design.
Greg Emanuel Named Director of Dept. of Environmental Services
July 30, 2012

Greg Emanuel Named Director of Dept. of Environmental Services

County Manager Barbara Donnellan today named Greg Emanuel Director of the Department of Environmental Services (DES), effective August 13, 2012. Mr. Emanuel most recently served as Deputy Director for the department and has extensive engineering and leadership experience. Mr. Emanuel resides with his family in Arlington.
February 03, 2012

Arlington’s Triple-Aaa Bond Rating Reaffirmed

For the 13th consecutive year, Standard & Poor's, Fitch Ratings and Moody's Investor Services have given Arlington County’s debt the highest rating: AAA/AAA/Aaa.
Arlington County Board Chair Mary Hughes Hynes Unveils 2012 Initiative
January 02, 2012

Arlington County Board Chair Mary Hughes Hynes Unveils 2012 Initiative

Arlington County Board Chair Mary Hughes Hynes today named the development of a blueprint for deeper, broader civic engagement as her top priority in 2012. Hynes unveiled her “PLACE -- Participation, Leadership And Civic Engagement” initiative, saying it will provide a much-needed update to the County’s long-cherished “Arlington Way” of public participation in government decision-making.
Mary Hughes Hynes Named 2012 Chair of Arlington County Board
December 13, 2011

Mary Hughes Hynes Named 2012 Chair of Arlington County Board

The Arlington County Board today announced its intent to elect Mary Hughes Hynes its chair for 2012 and J. Walter Tejada vice-chair for 2012.
Walter Tejada Elected to National Association of Regional Councils
June 22, 2011

Walter Tejada Elected to National Association of Regional Councils

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) announced today that two of its members – Fairfax County Supervisor Penny Gross and Arlington County Board Member Walter Tejada – were elected to leadership posts on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC).
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