APS, working collaboratively with the County’s Department of Environmental Services, will receive a $795,000 grant from the state, to be spent on three fully electric buses (EV buses) that will replace three with diesel engines.
Arlington County Government and Arlington Public Schools (APS) will implement a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for employees. This joint action, effective August 30, is a necessary step to help keep the community safe and is consistent with COVID-19 public health guidance. This policy will also apply to interns, volunteers, substitutes, and contractors.
On Friday, Arlington County Government and Arlington Public Schools (APS) will formally dedicate the Stratford Commemorative Trail at what is now Dorothy Hamm Middle School (formerly Stratford Junior High School). The trail’s interpretive panels discuss the national, state, and local history of school desegregation and honor the four seventh-grade students who desegregated Stratford on Feb. 2, 1959 (Gloria Thompson, Ronald Deskins, Lance Newman, and Michael Jones), as well as local activist Dorothy M. Bigelow Hamm.
The detention vault will help alleviate flooding concerns in the Westover area following devastating impacts from recent storms.
The Arlington County Board will act upon dozens of items at its last Regular Meeting of 2020. The Regular Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 12, and the Recessed Meeting for Tues., Dec. 15. Both meetings will be virtual.
The County Board has charged the Manager with developing a proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022 that focuses on supporting residents and businesses during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Arlington’s County Board and School Board held a joint work session on working together to close an expected Fiscal Year 2021 budget gap caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Arlington County Board made a sidewalk social distancing ordinance permanent and took several other actions at its September Recessed Meeting.
The Arlington County Board approved WETA’s headquarters expansion and took other key actions at its July Board Meeting.
The Arlington County Board today adopted a short-term one-year Capital Improvement Plan for Fiscal Year 2021.