On 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.
Projects & Planning News
The public and news media are invited to join a three-hour County bus tour Feb. 11 by Arlington’s Joint Facilities Advisory Commission (JFAC), as members visit sites that illustrate current conditions or could help the County Government and Arlington Public Schools resolve pressing capital facilities needs.
Important 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.
Purchase of two properties that abut the Fire Station No. 8 site on Lee Highway will make it possible to put the temporary fire station there.
The County Board today approved changes to the Zoning Ordinance that give the Board the authority, subject to use permit approval, to modify height and setback requirements and revise existing provisions for allowing the Board to approve modifications in parking requirements for elementary, middle and high schools.
The Arlington County Board today approved a contract to plan and design a new Lubber Run Community Center, following a robust community engagement process set to begin in early 2017. The Board also approved a contract to expand Barcroft gymnastics gym.
The County Manager will seek the County Board’s support for negotiating a land exchange agreement with Arcland.
Culpepper Garden I apartments will be renovated for the first time since 1975.
The County will consider historic designation of the Ball family graveyard in Ballston concurrently with consideration of a proposed redevelopment of the site.
New sign rules aim to keep the County’s urban regional shopping centers competitive.