March 22, 2017 | News ReleaseClaude Williamson has been named Arlington County’s Acting Director for Community Housing, Planning and Development (CPHD).
March 21, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board has authorized the County Manager to move forward with the sale of the historic Reeves farmhouse, as the County has not identified a financial partner in the farmhouse’s restoration and reuse.
March 21, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board today approved performance-based incentives that will enable venture capital firm SineWave to expand its Crystal City operation and create an innovative “VentureHub.”
March 21, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board has honored the Platinum Level Champions' efforts to encourage the use of public transit, biking and walking as means of transportation.
March 18, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board has voted to hold a public hearing in June on a proposed ordinance that would ban wild or exotic pets within the County boundaries.
March 18, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board has approved a use permit request from Arlington Public Schools for a 40,000 square foot addition to the existing Stratford School at 4100 Vacation Lane.
March 17, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board will hold a public hearing at its Regular Meeting on Saturday, March 18 on a proposed ordinance banning the keeping of wild or exotic pets within the County’s boundaries. If the Board votes to re-advertise, it will hold a second public hearing and take final action on the revised proposed ordinance at its April meeting.
March 16, 2017 | News ReleaseFrom March 20 through April 17, Arlington’s safe and dependable drinking water may taste slightly different as the regional supply system undergoes its annual spring cleaning.
March 16, 2017 | News ReleaseThe optional cuts would be shared by Arlington Public Schools.
March 13, 2017 | News ReleaseWith a winter storm bearing down on the region, the County asks residents to be prepared.
March 13, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board will consider a Use Permit requested by Arlington Public Schools for the renovation of the Stratford School building on Vacation Lane.
March 10, 2017Free tax assistance geared toward low- and moderate-income households is available in Arlington, offering the services of certified tax preparers at a variety of locations.
March 8, 2017The annual road-paving season begins early next month with the first batch of resident notification letters going out this week.
March 6, 2017 | News ReleaseHoarding conditions were found along with an apparent lack of smoke alarms in a south Arlington fire that left one person dead and another critically injured Sunday.
March 2, 2017Take advantage of late winter for some late-winter pruning and get ready for gardening season in Arlington.
March 1, 2017 | News ReleaseBoston-based GreenSight Agronomics is the winner of this year’s Startup Arlington competition, selected from 129 applicants hailing from 18 different states and six sites abroad.
February 28, 2017 | News ReleaseCheck out highlights from the Feb. 28 Recessed County Board Meeting.
February 28, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Board approved a site plan and rezoning at 4201 N. Fairfax Drive for a mixed-use project that will include a new church, daycare facility, multi-family apartments that will include 48 committed affordable units and public art.
February 28, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board will consider in March a request from the Manager to sell historic Reeves farmhouse.
February 28, 2017 | News ReleaseIn five percent of the high-water usage complaints that the County investigated for 2016, errors were found in the County's billing or meter-reading process.
February 25, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board took several key actions at its February Regular Meeting.
February 25, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board voted 3 to 2 to advertise a property tax rate for Calendar Year (CY) 2017 of $0.998 per $100 assessed value.
February 25, 2017 | News ReleaseThe 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.
February 25, 2017 | News ReleaseThe 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.
February 25, 2017 | News ReleaseThe 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.
February 24, 2017The 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.
February 23, 2017 | News ReleaseCounty Manager Mark Schwartz proposed a $1.2 billion General Funds Budget for FY 2018.
February 22, 2017 | News ReleaseJay Fisette has served six terms on the Arlington County Board. He said today he will not run for re-election this year.
February 18, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board will consider the Manager's Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget and dozens of other items at its February Board Meeting.
February 15, 2017On Feb. 11, Joint Facilities Advisory Commission members, interested residents, a member of the County Board and two members of the School Board took a morning bus tour of sites that illustrate current conditions or could help the County Government and Arlington Public Schools resolve pressing capital facilities needs.
February 6, 2017Important steps are being taken in the redesign of Clarendon Circle - to make it more accessible and safe for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists traveling through the intersection of Wilson and Clarendon boulevards and Washington Boulevard.
February 2, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Sheriff's Office receives a score of 99.4 percent from the American Correctional Association Commission, whose standards are the national benchmark.
February 2, 2017 | News Release
Arlington Public Library Launches “Project DAPS”: Telling the Story of Desegregation in Arlington Public SchoolsOn Feb. 25, Arlington Public Library launches a unique online exhibition and searchable database — built from thousands of photos, documents and recordings — surrounding the legal and moral battles that culminated in the 1959 desegregation at Arlington’s Stratford Junior High School.
February 1, 2017 | News ReleaseNestlé USA, the leading global nutrition, health and wellness company, will invest $39.8 million to relocate its corporate headquarters to Arlington’s Rosslyn neighborhood in a move that will create some 750 jobs.
January 31, 2017 | News ReleaseThese volunteers provide vital time and support to allow young people to discover skills and self-confidence so they can thrive.
January 31, 2017 | News ReleaseThe 2017-2018 Arlington County vehicle decal was designed by a Wakefield High School 10th grader.
January 30, 2017 | News ReleaseA VDOT construction project will make heavily traveled Rosslyn intersection much safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
January 28, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board today took several actions at its January Regular Meeting. Among the highlights: Accessory homestay Zoning Ordinance Amendments Permits both owners and renters to offer short-term rentals in primary residence Removes limits on contracts per night Applies to rentals through services such as Airbnb, Craigslist, VRBO, etc. I-66 Widening Inside the Beltway […]
January 28, 2017 | News ReleaseAdopts resolution endorsing multimodal improvements and encourages Federal, state and local coordination Outlines remaining concerns with Environmental Assessment Urges Commonwealth to work with County to monitor, mitigate impacts on Arlington streets, cultural or natural resources Endorses realigning Custis Trail at Bon Air Park, grade-separating W&OD Trail crossing at Lee Highway, with robust community process for […]
January 28, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board on Saturday approved the purchase of the final property needed to build a temporary fire station directly behind Fire Station No. 8, which is slated to be torn down and rebuilt at 4845 Lee Highway. The Board authorized paying $800,000 for 2215 North Culpepper Street. The County had already approved agreement of […]
January 28, 2017 | News ReleasePermits both owners and renters to offer short-term rentals in primary residence Removes limits on contracts per night Applies to rentals through services such as Airbnb, Craigslist, VRBO, etc. The County Board today approved a Zoning Ordinance amendment that revises recently adopted accessory homestay regulations. The amendment allows renters, in addition to homeowners, to use their […]
January 24, 2017If you see graffiti scrawled across public or private property, the Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) would like to hear about it, says Police spokesperson Ashley Savage. Graffiti is destruction of property that can rise to the felony level depending on the amount of damage incurred, according to Virginia Commonwealth law. What should I do […]
January 20, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board will hold its public meeting on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Tuesday, Jan. 31. The Board will consider and act on dozens of items.
January 13, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington County property values showed modest growth again for 2017, with property values growing 2.9 percent over 2016.
January 11, 2017 | News ReleaseConozca cómo convertirse en defensor del vecindario y efectuar cambios a través del programa gratuito del condado de Arlington Neighborhood College, que constará de ocho encuentros consecutivos los días jueves a la tarde a partir del 16 de marzo de 2017.
January 11, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington County Government offices, courts, libraries & facilities will be closed on: Monday, January 16, 2017 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday holiday Friday, January 20, 2017 for Inauguration Day Commonwealth of Virginia offices, including Courts and DMV, will be closed Friday, January 13, 2017 for Lee Jackson Day. Arlington County offices will be open. […]
January 10, 2017 | News ReleaseNeighborhood College offers a free course in civic engagement to Arlingtonians who are passionate about their neighborhood and their community.
January 6, 2017 | News Release
Arlington County Board Chair Fisette, Vice Chair Cristol Named to Regional Transportation Leadership RolesArlington to play leadership role in 2017 in regional transportation bodies.
January 6, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington County has published a bonus paperless edition of The Citizen quarterly newsletter for January, filled with key winter weather tips, County Board actions, Arlington Public Schools happenings, parks and rec activities and other useful information.
January 3, 2017 | News ReleaseJay Fisette is Arlington's 2017 County Board Chair and Katie Cristol is the vice chair.