Arlington County Board's Traditional New Year’s Meeting

Updated 12-28-2012, 4:30 p.m., to correct date to Jan. 1, 2013.
Updated 12-21-2012, 1:00 p.m., to include link to the agenda for the meeting.
 
WHO:
Arlington County Board Members
 
WHAT:
Arlington County Board’s traditional New Year’s Day organizational meeting, which includes election of 2013 Chair and Vice-Chair, and setting of 2013 priorities. View the agenda.
 
WHERE:
2100 Clarendon Blvd., Room 307, Arlington, Virginia
 
WHEN:
11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013
 
Background:
At its traditional New Year’s Day organizational meeting, the Arlington County Board elects a new Chair and Vice-Chair, and each member presents his/her agenda for the year. The newly elected Chair will lay out the County’s strategic priorities for 2013. On Dec. 11, County Board Chair Mary Hynes announced that Vice-Chair J. Walter Tejada External linkwill be the 2013 County Board Chair and Jay Fisette will serve as Vice-Chair. 
 
The public is invited to this unique event. Reporters are welcome to cover the only local government that “gets to work” on the New Year's holiday; Board Members will be available after the session to take questions from the press.
 
Not able to attend in person? You can watch it live on Arlington TV External link (Comcast 74 & 25, Verizon 39 & 40). You can also watch it online as a live webcast External link and later as video-on demand External link.
 
 
 
Arlington, Va., is a world-class residential, business and tourist location that was originally part of the "10 miles square" parcel of land surveyed in 1791 to be the Nation's Capital. It is the geographically smallest self-governing county in the United States, occupying slightly less than 26 square miles. Arlington maintains a rich variety of stable neighborhoods, quality schools and enlightened land use, and received the Environmental Protection Agency's highest award for "Smart Growth" in 2002. Home to some of the most influential organizations in the world - including the Pentagon - Arlington stands out as one of America's preeminent places to live, visit and do business.

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