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December 13, 2014

VRA Bond Refinancing to Save Arlington $3.5 Million

The Virginia Resources Authority’s (VRA) refinancing of three (VRA) Wastewater and Water System Revenue Bonds will save Arlington County $3.5 million in reduced interest rates on those loans over the next 16 years.
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 05, 2014

Arlington Voters Re-Elect John Vihstadt, Approve $218 Million in Bonds

Arlington County voters on Tuesday re-elected John E. Vihstadt to the Arlington County Board. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Mr. Vihstadt captured 56% of the vote, with 62,663 votes cast, to win his first four-year term on the County Board.
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.
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.
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 21, 2014

Arlington County Board Sets Public Hearings for Updated Water Distribution Master Plan

Arlington County will hold two public hearings in September to consider the adoption of the updated Water Distribution System Master Plan.
July 21, 2014

Arlington County Board Sets Public Hearing on Updated Stormwater Master Plan

The Arlington County Board on Saturday, July 19, set a public hearing in September on the updated Stormwater Master Plan, which will guide the County’s stormwater management program over the next twenty years.
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.
July 11, 2014

Commonwealth to Provide Up to $65 Million in New State Funding for Columbia Pike Streetcar

Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne notified Arlington and Fairfax County officials on July 10 that the Commonwealth will increase its funding for the Columbia Pike streetcar by up to $65 million, using new funding available for fixed-guideway projects.
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