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August 22, 2014

Holiday Closures - Labor Day

Arlington County offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014. Normal service for trash & recycling pickup.
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.
August 14, 2014

Army Full Honor Wreath Ceremony in Honor of Arlington County Fire Department

Ceremony held Aug. 20, 9am, at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery. Media must register by Aug. 19.
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 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 21, 2014

Arlington Welcomes New CEB Headquarters

CEB, a leading member-based advisory company, has announced plans to lease 350,000 square feet in the JBG Companies’ new Central Place development in Rosslyn as its new global headquarters. The building, which will be known as “CEB Tower,” is expected to bring as many as 800 new jobs to the region.
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