The Arlington County Board took several key actions at its February Regular Meeting.
The County Board voted 3 to 2 to advertise a property tax rate for Calendar Year (CY) 2017 of $0.998 per $100 assessed value.
The County Board allocated $7.4 million in funding from the Affordable Housing Investment Fund to help construct 125 new affordable units at 2910 South Glebe Road.
The Board took several actions in a coordinated effort to enact the vision outlined in the Western Rosslyn Area Plan (WRAP). The approval of several use permits and site plans will deliver a new school, new fire station, transportation network improvements, parks and open space, affordable housing, retail and new residential space to the Western Rosslyn community by 2021.
The Board approved an amendment to extend its office lease at 2100 Clarendon Boulevard for 15 years. Under the lease amendment, the County will save more than $1.6 million annually in rent.
The Arlington County Board will consider setting a March public hearing on whether to make it illegal to keep wild and exotic animals as pets within the County.
County Manager Mark Schwartz proposed a $1.2 billion General Funds Budget for FY 2018.
Jay Fisette has served six terms on the Arlington County Board. He said today he will not run for re-election this year.
Public Safety News
- Fundraisers Calling on Behalf of the Police
- Arlington County Board to Consider Ban on Wild and Exotic Pets
- TRAFFIC ALERT: 2017 Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade
- Police Seek Public’s Assistance Locating Homicide Suspect
- Police Investigate Homicide in Williamsburg Neighborhood
Noticias en Español
- Arlington aprueba el desarrollo de Village Center en Columbia Pike
- Septiembre es el Mes de Preparación para Emergencias
- Todavía hay tiempo para inscribirse en Neighborhood College
- Mejor servicio y autobuses nuevos para Arlington Transit
- Greenbrier Learning Center regresa a Arlington Mill