Total absentee voters in Arlington for Election 2106 will likely reach the 43,000 level, double the figure for the last presidential election four years ago and shattering the recent record for absentee voting set in 2008.
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The Arlington County Board received an update on Oct. 18 from state transportation officials regarding the potential traffic, environmental and fiscal effects to Arlington resulting from the I-395 Express Lanes Northern Extension, which could see construction begin next year.
The Arlington County Board has approved Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance amendments that will help achieve the transformative vision outlined in the Rosslyn Sector Plan.
The Arlington County Board adopted today proposed amendments to the Master Transportation Plan Street Element, incorporating two innovative changes: a new pedestrian priority street type — a car-free street that provides pedestrians access to adjacent buildings — and “shared streets” — for pedestrians, bicyclists and low speed vehicular traffic.
The County Board gave the greenlight Saturday to develop zoning regulations for short-term residential rentals, also called “accessory homestays,” and calls for public input from interested stakeholders over the coming weeks culminating in a public hearing and vote on the subject at its Dec. 10, 2016 Regular Meeting.
The Arlington County Board approved on Saturday, Oct. 15 changes to the Zoning Ordinance that allow more flexibility for properties subject to older comprehensive sign plan regulations.
Arlington County’s Department of Parks & Recreation has been re-accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies. Only 145 out of more than 8,000 park and recreation agencies nationwide have achieved this level of excellence.
The Arlington County Board will act on dozens of items at its October Regular County Board Meeting on Saturday, Oct. 15 and at its October Recessed Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Residents who received a Juror Questionnaire in the mail in September should be aware that the form is now past due to be filed with the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office.