January 22, 2018The just-launched Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) initiative website acts as the focal point for project financing requests.
January 20, 2018 | News ReleaseThe County Board will consider dozens of items at its January 2018 County Board Meeting. Here are some of the agenda highlights.
January 19, 2018 | News ReleaseBeginning February 1, the Center for Local History‘s off-site Community Archives, located at the Woodmont Community Center will temporarily close for a renovation project. The project started on Jan. 16, 2018, on the vacant area of the basement level, and is expected to conclude in mid-April 2018. After the renovation’s completion, the Community Archives will expand […]
January 19, 2018 | News ReleaseThe combined value of all residential and commercial property rose by 1.9 percent over the past year, compared to 3.0 percent the previous year.
January 12, 2018 | News ReleaseOpen Door Mondays offer a chance for constituents to chat informally, one-on-one, with a member of the Arlington County Board.
January 9, 2018 | News Release
Arlington’s Annual MLK Tribute, “The Man and the Mission,” to Reflect on Dr. King’s Childhood Through Civil Rights MovementThe event will take place Sunday, January 14, 5-6:30 p.m. at Wakefield High School. Entertainment will include Duke Ellington School of the Arts students and faculty.
January 8, 2018 | News ReleaseCourts and other Commonwealth of Virginia offices will also be closed on Jan. 12, 2018. Trash & Recycling Collections – Normal Metered Parking – Not enforced on Jan. 15, 2018. Arlington County Government offices, libraries and facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Commonwealth of Virginia offices, including Courts […]
January 4, 2018 | News Release
Arlington County and WETA Sign Letter of Intent Over Studio Property and Potential Studio Relocation to ShirlingtonThe agreement is designed to persuade WETA to remain at its home in Arlington, where it has been located since 1961, as the station considers the possibility of building a new state-of-the-art production facility.
January 4, 2018The past year in Arlington was an especially good year. From budget roundtables to launching the Joint Facilities Advisory Commission; from filling over 2,600 potholes to handling more than 83,000 emergency calls; from ribbon cuttings at renovated parks to a continued focus on transparent government; from welcoming businesses to leading the way in sustainability and […]
January 2, 2018 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board named Katie Cristol its Chair and Christian Dorsey its Vice Chair for 2018.
December 29, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board will seat Erik Gutshall, elected in November, and name its 2018 Chair and Vice Chair at its Organizational Meeting.
December 28, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Treasurer’s Office and Arlington County have received multiple inquiries based on the statement issued by the Internal Revenue Service on December 27, 2017, concerning deductibility of the property taxes. Neither the Treasurer nor the County staff will be offering individuals advice on tax issues and suggest people consult with a tax professional for […]
December 19, 2017 | News ReleaseAurora Highlands residents brought the property to the County's attention as potential parkland.
December 19, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County's Digital Inclusion Initiative begins with a demonstration project at Arlington MIll Residences.
December 19, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Board revised the standards for requesting a Historic Overlay District.
December 19, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington's new child care initiative focuses on availability, accessibility and quality.
December 19, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington is the first community to win Platinum certification in this new Green Building Council LEED category
December 19, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County honors outstanding architectural design every two years, showcasing the best in commercial, public and residential architecture.
December 18, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington County Government offices, courts and libraries will be closed on Mon., Dec. 25 and Tue., Dec. 26, 2017 for Christmas and on Mon., Jan. 1, 2018 for New Year’s Day. Courts will close on Friday, Dec. 22 at noon, and will also be closed on Tue., Jan. 2 Libraries will be closed on Dec. […]
December 16, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Board adopted a plan for Benjamin Banneker Park. It also approved improvements for Fairlington Park.
December 16, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Board moved to preserve market-rate affordable housing and the character of neighborhoods.
December 8, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board will take action on dozens of items at its December Meeting. Here are some of the agenda highlights.
December 7, 2017The weather predictions for this upcoming winter season may be uncertain, but Arlington County is focused and ready to take on whatever snow may come our way.
December 6, 2017The new tool offers a map view of County government projects in Arlington -- and filtering options by type, status, and civic association.
December 6, 2017 | News ReleaseErik Gutshall, elected in November, will be sworn-in to the five-member County Board.
November 30, 2017Beginning Monday, December 4, I-66 Inside the Beltway — between I-495 and Route 29 in Rosslyn — will operate as express lanes with a toll during peak travel hours, allowing anyone to choose a faster trip during rush hours. During the times tolling is in effect — eastbound: 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; westbound: 3 p.m. to […]
November 30, 2017 | News ReleaseThe competition recognizes companies with the fastest level of growth year over year in four revenue categories.
November 29, 2017 | News ReleaseYou can view an archived, captioned video of the meeting on the County website.
November 29, 2017 | News ReleaseCounty Manager Mark Schwartz will now prepare his Proposed FY 2019 Budget in keeping with the Board's guidelines.
November 29, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Commercial-Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program will provide affordable, long-term financing for improving the energy or water efficiency of commercial buildings in the county.
November 29, 2017The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grant will help the County identify and remove invasive plants along the 45-mile Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) trail.
November 28, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board approved a $60 million contract to build the Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center and expand Long Bridge Park.
November 28, 2017 | News ReleaseThe working group will evaluate how to optimize the Career Center site.
November 28, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board made changes to regulations governing the creation of accessory dwellings.
November 28, 2017 | News ReleasePublic hearings will be held in December on a proposal to create a Housing Conservation District.
November 27, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County's Affordable Housing Investment Fund will provide the money for Park Shirlington Apartments..
November 22, 2017 | News ReleaseOverall, Coakley’s design is simple and efficient with quality architecture and a strong connection to the Esplanade. It provides all of the elements required by the County without sacrificing core mechanical equipment, material choices and energy efficiency.
November 21, 2017In 1619, in Charles City County, Virginia, the first Thanksgiving was held in the United States. Nearly 400 years later, we celebrate that day as the unofficial start of the holidays. While Arlington County Government offices, courts, libraries & facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday, we want to remind you of all the great […]
November 21, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington County has again been named one of 41 American “All-Star Cities” for its high standards of inclusiveness and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities. Arlington scored 93 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index (MEI). HRC is the country’s largest LGBTQ-rights group. Its annual MEI measures the […]
November 20, 2017 | News ReleaseThe five winners of the 2017 James B. Hunter Human Rights Award will be honored at a December 14 ceremony.
November 18, 2017 | News ReleaseHere are highlights from the dozens of items the Arlington County Board voted on at its November Regular County Board Meeting.
November 18, 2017 | News ReleaseThe off-street residential parking guidelines will apply only to new residential developments in the Metro corridors
November 18, 2017 | News ReleaseThe General Land Use Plan (GLUP) Study will serve as a long-range planning guide for potential redevelopment.
November 18, 2017 | News Release2100 Clarendon Blvd. building to be named for former Board Chair, civic leader Bozman elected six times, served as chair six times Visionary leader led County through transformative years The Arlington County Board today voted unanimously to name the County Office Building at 2100 Clarendon Boulevard for Ellen M. Bozman, the six-time Board Chair who […]
November 18, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board will hold a public hearing at its December 16, 2017 to consider establishing standards for requesting historic preservation overlay studies.
November 17, 2017 | News ReleaseThe public is invited to weigh-in on the County's proposed 2018 Legislative Package at a public hearing set for the November 28, 2017 Board Meeting.
November 16, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington County Government offices, courts, libraries & facilities will be closed on Thurs., Nov. 23 & Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, for Thanksgiving. Trash & Recycling Collections – Normal Metered Parking – Not enforced See the Holiday Schedule page for more information. Categories: Holidays & Closures, News Releases
November 10, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board's November Meeting will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18, Monday, Nov. 27 and Tuesday, Nov. 28. Here are Agenda Highlights.
November 9, 2017Arlington’s population of children age 5 and under totals about 13,437 and is growing faster than the population overall. Total childcare capacity in Arlington is sufficient to serve 56% of Arlington’s total children under 5. In 68% of Arlington families with children under 5, all parents in the home are employed. Private Centers make up […]
November 8, 2017Arlington County’s Magnolia Bog restoration project earned the Best New Environmental Sustainability Award in 2016 from the Virginia Recreation and Park Association.