Arlington is launching the first Energy Lending Library in the country, featuring thermal imaging cameras, energy meters and books that will help residents identify areas of energy waste in their homes and provide real solutions.
Arlingtonians now have a Resident Ombudsman to help navigate County government and will see the benefits of an expanded Public Engagement effort.
The Arlington County Board has adopted a $1.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 that includes a half-cent cut in the real estate tax rate.
Judy Funderburk, who has logged more than 6,000 hours of service to the community, much of it nurturing the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden, is Arlington County’s 2015 Bill Thomas Outstanding Park Service Volunteer Award winner.
The Arlington County Board has voted to create a six-member Blue Ribbon Panel and charged it with developing recommendations for how the Board should develop strategic priorities.
The County Board has charged a broad community working group with providing advice, guidance and feedback to the Board and County staff on developing a comprehensive vision for Four Mile Run Valley.
More than 300 trees have been recognized as Notable Trees in Arlington and this year the County Board has added 23 more – a record number.
The new transitway is an example of regional cooperation.
The County Board has approved an amendment to the 12-month demonstration agreement with car2go, to allow cross-jurisdictional service through Dec. 1, 2016, contingent upon the District Department of Transportation’s approval.
The County Board has approved Arlington joining Google’s Connected Citizens Program, which includes a data sharing agreement to the benefit of motorists using the My Arlington and Waze apps.