The County also will work with the Joint Facilities Advisory Commission to develop a long-range plan for schools and other public facilities. Arlington is one of 21 localities in Virginia that still use decals, according to Arlington County. Matt is honored to receive the endorsement of these organizations and members of the community. The Arlington County Board today unanimously elected Libby Garvey its 2020 Chair. Vaccination hesitation can be a rational response to these real circumstances that requires an all-out effort, and trusted community leaders, to address with candor and listening.” Cristol said that she and School Board Vice-Chair Barbara Kanninen will work closely with the group “on a trust-building effort as big as it is important.”, Board Member Christian Dorsey said the response to the pandemic in 2020, by both government and the community, give him confidence “that Arlington has the stuff to tackle whatever we are required to adapt to over this year and to repair the frayed fabric of our society so that we emerge even stronger.”, Arlington “should and must be held accountable for building upon the work of normalizing the concepts of race and equity and deepening our analyses of who benefits and who is burdened by our actions,” Dorsey said, “even when doing so requires grappling with data that offer inconvenient truths such as those who are the subject of complaints to authorities.”, Dorsey called for the thoughtful reform of systems “so that government’s power to be punitive is not brought to bear on individuals when complainants are acting upon animus, implicit bias or narrow perspectives.” He expressed hope that “we can begin a process for our community to better understand what constitutes suspicious and offending behavior and activity, and that our enforcement promotes compliance and when punitive measures are necessary, that they are scaled to the magnitude of the problem.”. She served as chair five times during her 15 years on the Arlington School Board. In an effort to limit community spread in areas that are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, Arlington County will host a one-day free COVID-19 testing event sponsored by the Commonwealth of Virginia. The ban includes county government buildings, parks, and special events. “When we begin work on our Capital Improvement Plan budget this spring we should see some very different solutions to stormwater management.” Board Chair Libby Garvey Jan. 2, 2020 Remarks. This is your chance to interact directly with the chair of the County Board on this very important issue--so please make time to attend. I would like your vote in the General Election on November 3, to be your voice on the Arlington County School Board. Board Chair Libby Garvey Jan. 2, 2020 Remarks, UPDATED: Arlington County Prepares for 59th Presidential Inauguration, Arlington Offers Guidance for a Safer Halloween During COVID-19, More Arlington County Park Amenities to Open June 5, Illuminating a Major Gateway into Arlington at Key Bridge, Arlington County Hosts One-Day, Free COVID-19 Testing Site, Arlington Awarded $300,000 Grant to Improve Health and Human Services Data Systems. Members of the Joint Facilities Advisory Commission (JFAC) are appointed jointly by the County Board and School Board for two-year terms, and with reappointment, shall be permitted to serve no more than six consecutive years, unless the Boards deem otherwise. He joined his colleagues in committing to advancing the work done on racial equity thus far, and to “transform (that work) into actionable steps forward. The County will accelerate efforts to make broadband affordable and accessible for all Arlington residents. The Arlington County Board today unanimously elected Libby Garvey its 2020 chair. The ban includes county government buildings, parks, and special events. UPDATED: Arlington County Prepares for 59th Presidential Inauguration, Arlington Offers Guidance for a Safer Halloween During COVID-19, More Arlington County Park Amenities to Open June 5, Illuminating a Major Gateway into Arlington at Key Bridge, Arlington County Hosts One-Day, Free COVID-19 Testing Site, Arlington County Board Cautions Against Jan. 6 Counter-Protesting in District of Columbia. The single most pressing issue facing Arlington is the pandemic, and this is what I intend to do about it. Arlington Public Schools is a public school division in Arlington County, Virginia.In 2019, student enrollment was 28,020 students, with students coming from more than 146 countries. Vice-Chair Erik Gutshall, first elected to the County Board in November 2017, will be serving his first term as vice-chair. The positions of Chair and Vice Chair rotate annually. Contact. The Arlington County Board unanimously voted Tuesday to raise the property tax rate by 2 cents while adopting a $1.36 billion budget that will see most of the new money directed to public schools. Cooperative for a Hunger Free Arlington Co-Chairs: Abby Raphael, former Arlington Public Schools School Board Chair; Diane Kresh, Director, Arlington Department of Libraries; Charles Meng, Executive Director and CEO, AFAC; Leslie J. Peterson, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Management Services, Arlington Public Schools 4 2014 Communit Repor Car h Statu Children, Youth, n Familie Arlington, Virginia A MESSAGE FROM THE COUNTY BOARD, SCHOOL BOARD, AND PARTNERSHIP CHAIRS. The committee will be led by three co-chairs: Senator Boysko, Arlington County Superintendent and Board of Education Member Francisco Durán, and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education Dean Andrew Daire. The Arlington County Board unanimously voted Tuesday to raise the property tax rate by 2 cents while adopting a $1.36 billion budget that will see most of the new money directed to public schools. The event will take place Tuesday, May 26 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at…. Key systemic elements of economic recovery he will focus on including pursuing a new and long-term, effective framework of support for Arlington’s small businesses; finding the best way to provide essential social infrastructure, such as affordable and equitable broadband access to those who need it most, and partnering with public employees as County Government engages for the first time in collective bargaining, Karantonis said. The Arlington County Board asks residents to refrain from counter-protesting in the District of Columbia on Jan. 6, 2021. Through its Capital Improvement Plan discussion this year, the Board will discuss stormwater infrastructure, “specifically the kind of large-scale projects that can remediate last century’s suburban development practices,” Cristol said, and cautioned that such solutions “will be neither easy nor inexpensive.” Read Cristol’s full remarks. Ms. Ms. Cristol is an education policy advisor, partnering with districts, states, and nonprofits across the U.S. on strategic planning, resource allocation, and community engagement. In 2015, there were 2,166 teachers. SUBJECT: 10. Three candidates are competing for two vacant School Board … Arlington County Board Chair Matt de Ferranti. “We will be facing some major issues in the next years,” she said. I served on the Arlington County School Board for 15 years and served as Chair 5 times. Board Member Katie Cristol said 2020 will be the year the County will take action to enable the creation of “missing middle” moderate-density ownership housing. The 59th Inauguration of the President of the United States will take place on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. She served as Chair five times during her 15 years on the Arlington School Board. Jane P. Morgan - Chair ADDRESS: 172 Brattle Street PHONE: 781-777-2776 (h) E-MAIL: jmorgan@arlington.k12.ma.us TERM EXPIRES: April 2021: William Hayner - Vice Chair ADDRESS: 19 Putnam Road PHONE: 781-643-7948 E-MAIL: whayner@arlington.k12.ma.us TERM EXPIRES: April 2023: Paul Schlichtman - Secretary ADDRESS: 47 Mystic Street, 8C PHONE: 781-641-3401 (h) | 617-755-4300 … Who is burdened? With 38 percent of Arlington businesses indicating in an October survey that they are at risk of closing, “our recovery will require full partnership between County government and our businesses to navigate a drastically altered economic landscape,” as well as community support for local businesses, he said. The Arlington School Board has developed this charge for, and has appointed a chair and members to the Building Level Planning Committee (BLPC) for the Arlington Career Center Expansion Project to facilitate effective stakeholder participation in the project in accordance with Arlington Public Schools (APS) Policy F-5.7 Construction and Maintenance. The 59th Inauguration of the President of the United States will take place on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Ms. Cristol is an education policy advisor, partnering with districts, states, and nonprofits across the U.S. on strategic planning, resource allocation, and community engagement. “We know that child hunger exists in Arlington,” he said, citing data from Arlington Public Schools and from the non-profit Arlington Food Assistance Center. The Alachua County school system is governed by a five-member board with members serving staggered, four-year terms. Arlington Public Schools is governed by School Board Policies and Policy Implementation Procedures (PIPs). As Chair of the Arlington County Board, I am working hard on the Arlington government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A member of the ACTC who fails to attend three (3) ACTC meetings in a single year without providing advance notice to a Co-Chair may be asked to resign his or her remaining term on the ACTC. VICE-CHAIR CLERK . Former Arlington School Board Chair. In an effort to limit community spread in areas that are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, Arlington County will host a one-day free COVID-19 testing event sponsored by the Commonwealth of Virginia. That’s the usual paradigm. First elected to the Board in March 2012, Garvey served as County Board Chair in 2016. Arlington County Board Vice-Chair Katie Cristol is a community advocate and public policy professional. But in parallel with the government response, we urgently need Arlingtonians across our community to engage in a grassroots campaign to ensure our health, resiliency, and recovery. County Board Chair Matt de Ferranti’s January 6, 2021 Organizational Remarks “Take that, 2020.” That’s what my sister , a Doctor, said when she received her first dose of the COVID 19 vaccine a week ago. “We need to change a paradigm: the paradigm that the most vulnerable in a society are the first to suffer from change and the last to gain from it — if they ever gain at all. (Updated at 4:15 p.m.) Arlington County Democrats enjoyed a clean sweep in their bids for County Board and School Board, with clear results in early on Tuesday night. He also will support “our efforts to find new and creative approaches to housing affordability by adding more and more effective tools in our policy toolbox,” including the ongoing Missing Middle study, Karantonis said. Its mission is to ensure that the highest quality of land use planning, design, transportation planning and other important […] To achieve that sort of managed growing, Gutshall said, “will require new tools and a modernized zoning ordinance to expand our housing supply in a way that enhances the livability of our existing neighborhoods.” It also requires the development of a long-range, comprehensive Public Facilities Plan “to guide the collaborative, creative, timely and efficient siting and development of County and Schools facilities.” Gutshall said he looks forward to continuing to work with County and APS staff, and the Joint Facilities Advisory Commission to begin drafting the plan by July 2020 and looks forward to working with County staff to achieve the ambitious goals of the County’s updated Community Energy Plan and to conduct a campaign to highlight and profile small businesses. ARLINGTON, VA — Arlington County inoculated 1,800 teachers with the COVID-19 vaccine in two events on Saturday and Monday, according to a county release. There are 24 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 4 high schools, 1 secondary institution and 4 other educational programs within the school district. Arlington Election Results: Beyer, Garvey Snare Election Day Wins - Arlington, VA - Current Chair Libby Garvey edged out Audrey Clement to retain her seat on the Arlington County Board. All members serve at the pleasure of the Arlington County Board and the Arlington School Board. Outgoing Chair Libby Garvey thanked the community, staff, and her colleagues for working together to get through “a year that challenged us like no other in memory.” She pledged to “continue to do whatever I can to support our efforts to end systemic racism and to continue to build a more resilient Arlington” in 2021. “We have been painfully slow to address the evolution of many of our low-density neighborhoods into expensive enclaves out of reach for all but the wealthiest homebuyers,” Cristol said. He cited the County’s Missing Middle housing study, which is exploring new types of housing to diversify the County’s housing inventory, as an integral part of economic opportunity and achieving racial equity in the County. “Our July 8 storm showed clearly that our 20th-century infrastructure and approaches will not work well for 21st-century storms,” Garvey said. First elected to the Board in March 2012, Garvey served as County Board Chair in 2016. Cooperative for a Hunger Free Arlington Co-Chairs: Abby Raphael, former Arlington Public Schools School Board Chair; Diane Kresh, Director, Arlington Department of Libraries; Charles Meng, Executive Director and CEO, AFAC; Leslie J. Peterson, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Management Services, Arlington Public Schools The progress Arlington made in 2020 toward building “a County Government that is systemically committed to addressing racial and economic equity,” must continue, de Ferranti said. # The Arlington County Democratic Committee on Wednesday, Jan. 6, approved a resolution commending Charlene Bickford, Chair of the Arlington County Electoral Board, who is … Kendra Anderson has served in various PTA positions throughout the county including: 2015-17 as Nottingham ES Treasurer, 2018-2020 as Kenmore MS Membership Chair, 2019-2021 as Kenmore MS Treasurer and as the CCPTA Treasurer since August 2018.She has a rising Kenmore seventh grader and a tenth grader at Washington-Lee. Arlington County Board Member Katie Cristol is a community advocate and public policy professional. Suite 300 . This year, the County will collaborate and coordinate with APS to collect more data “to better identify the gaps where students are not being served, and to make sure our children are receiving nutritious food,” de Ferranti said. Board Member Christian Dorsey named providing sufficient resources for Arlington public schools; funding Metro; keeping the County’s infrastructure in a good state of repair; investing in infrastructure resiliency in the face of the climate crisis, ensuring that “residential livability doesn’t lag commercial redevelopment” in Crystal City and Pentagon City, and “using our resources to leverage the creation and preservation of homes for low-and-moderate-income earners,” as his priorities for the year. She served as chair five times during her 15 years on the Arlington School Board. The Honorable Libby Garvey, Chair Arlington County Board 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 300 Arlington, VA 22201 Subject: Stafford School Addition Dear Chair Garvey The Urban Forestry Commission has just received updated information from the Arlington Public Schools (APS) regarding the Stratford school expansion and we are Board Chair Katie Cristol said the move marks the "end of an era" for Arlington County. The Arlington County Board today unanimously elected Matt de Ferranti its 2021 Chair. While Halloween is not an official holiday, and is not regulated by the County, Arlington is asking everyone to continue to practice the behaviors we know slow the spread of COVID-19. Board Members, elected at large, serve staggered four-year terms. Economic change tends not to be equitable. The single most pressing issue facing Arlington is the pandemic, and this is what I intend to do about it. She noted stormwater management, health equity, affordable housing and working across jurisdictions among them. “Arlington sought and supported the common-sense gun laws passed by the General Assembly earlier this year,” Board Chair Libby Garvey said. At every January Organizational meeting, the Board designates a County Board liaison to each commission. I served on the Arlington County School Board for 15 years and served as Chair 5 times. B. uilding a community agenda around improving the well-being of youth and their families requires good data. The Public Facilities Review Committee (PFRC) was established by the County Board as a mechanism for advisory commissions and committees to have timely input on the development of County and schools projects prior to public hearings. From time to time, the Board also creates ad hoc committees and task forces for limited terms to focus on projects of immediate concern. The Police Department will deploy increased police resources in Arlington County, to include both visible and non-visible assets, leading up to and during Inauguration Day. Arlington County Board members and contact information. Read Gutshall’s full remarks. There are 24 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 4 high schools, 1 secondary institution and 4 other educational programs within the school district. “County government’s top priority is to ensure the quick, efficient, and equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines,” Arlington County Board Chair Matt de Ferranti said. In his remarks, Gutshall said that Amazon’s arrival in Arlington in 2019 was “a pivotal event,” that has given the County the “wherewithal to conquer the obstacle left in our path by BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure) and structural office market disruptions.” At the same time, he said, Amazon’s arrival requires an increased focus, or “leveling up” by the County “how we grow matters.” Arlington’s next level of managed growth, he said, “will focus beyond first-order urban design principles of sidewalk widths, building heights, and traffic circulation, and instead level up to an essential focus on equity, infrastructure like schools and stormwater, and a broader definition of quality of life and livability.”. The County Board elects the Chair and Vice Chair at the January Organizational Meeting. That number has grown to 26,000 residents, or just over  8.8 percent of the population today. Christian Dorsey. The Police Department will deploy increased police resources in Arlington County, to include both visible and non-visible assets, leading up to and during Inauguration Day. The firehouse caucus, held over three days at three public Arlington K-12 schools, drew 2,000 voters. Arlington Public Schools is a public school division in Arlington County, Virginia.In 2019, student enrollment was 28,020 students, with students coming from more than 146 countries. The Public Facilities Review Committee (PFRC) was established by the County Board as a mechanism for advisory commissions and committees to have timely input on the development of County and schools projects prior to public hearings. The event will take place Tuesday, May 26 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at…. 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