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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 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.
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 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 05, 2014

Long Bridge Park Aquatics, Health and Fitness Facility Construction Postponed

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan announced today that the County will not award a contract for construction of Long Bridge Park Phase 2, which includes the Aquatics, Health and Fitness Facility and 8.5 acres of park. After thoroughly reviewing the project budget to look for cost savings and holding a series of discussions with the lowest bidder, the County has found that the community’s vision for the park could not be implemented within the current budget. The County is currently exploring alternatives.
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 28, 2014

Arlington Bond Sale Yields 2.8% Interest Rate

$65 million of new money bonds sold to Citigroup in competitive sale Financing secured for Schools, Metro, Maintenance Capital & more $41 million refunding of prior debt saves approximately $2 million ARLINGTON, Va. --- Arlington County today issued ...
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