February 16, 2018 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board will consider dozens of items at the February County Board Meeting. Here are some of the agenda highlights.
February 15, 2018 | News ReleaseArlington County Government Offices & Facilities Closed Trash & Recycling – Normal Collection Schedule Metered Parking – Not Enforced Arlington County Government offices, courts, libraries and facilities will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018, for George Washington Day. Trash and recycling pickups will operate on a normal schedule for Monday customers. See the Arlington County Holiday […]
February 14, 2018The StormwaterWise Landscapes program provides matching grants for Arlington property owners to reduce stormwater runoff from their property. Approved projects include pavement removal, pervious driveways and patios, rain gardens, or conservation landscaping.
February 12, 2018 | News Release
Arlington’s Annual Black History Month Event to Highlight Arlington’s African-American History and CultureArlington County will celebrate its rich African-American heritage at the 2018 Feel the Heritage Festival on Sat., Feb. 24, 1-6 p.m. at Charles Drew Community Center.
February 8, 2018This and other achievements are highlighted in the County's latest Affordable Housing Master Plan Annual Report.
February 7, 2018 | News ReleaseThe County Auditor welcomes the public's suggested audit topics.
February 1, 2018In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria, one of the most intense Atlantic hurricanes on record, roared through Puerto Rico and caused catastrophic damage. Some 1,560 miles away, the Arlington County Police Department answered the call to service.
January 30, 2018 | News ReleaseRenovations to a core block in Clarendon will add fourth-floor terraces, improve groundfloor retail and widen the sidewalk.
January 30, 2018 | News ReleaseThe 2018-2019 Arlington County vehicle decal was designed by a Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School 11th grader.
January 30, 2018Things everyone can do to lower the chances of getting the flu or passing it on to anyone else: get a flu shot, practice good hygiene, cover coughs and sneezes, and stay home if sick.
January 27, 2018 | News ReleaseThe Potomac Yard Park is named Short Bridge Park, and has a Master Plan and Design Guidelines.
January 27, 2018 | News ReleaseAn anonymous Arlingtonian has established a Citizenship Scholarship to help fellow Arlingtonians become U.S. citizens.
January 27, 2018 | News ReleaseThe County Board designated four trees Specimen Trees, protecting them from removal or injury in perpetuity.
January 27, 2018 | News ReleaseTransportation funds from several entities will be used for a range of multimodal projects.
January 24, 2018 | News ReleaseCurrently, Mr. Miller is Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for the City of New Orleans.
January 23, 2018 | News ReleaseNow accepting Spring 2018 applications Become an advocate for your community Space limited for free course Spanish interpretation, childcare provided if needed Apply by March 18 Learn how to become a neighborhood advocate and effect change through Arlington County’s free Neighborhood College program, which meets on eight consecutive Thursday evenings, beginning April 12, 2018. The […]
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.