Entries by Susanne

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Additional Improvements Planned for Chestnut Hills Park

In December 2012, funding was approved for frontage, safety and beautification improvements to Chestnut Hills Park through the County’s Neighborhood Conservation program. That funding was in addition to maintenance funding that resulted in the rebuilding of the park’s “tot lot” playground area. That work was completed in late 2014. The Parks department determined it was […]

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Garden City Live Entertainment Use Permits

At its meeting on July 8, 2006, the County Board approved a staff recommendation to end a county-granted special use permit allowing live entertainment at the Palladium night clum in the Garden City shopping area. The neighborhood has long sought improvements in this very visible business area along Lee Highway, and the decision by the […]

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County approved Neighborhood Conservation Plan

On Wednesday, April 26, 2006, the Arlington County Board approved the Yorktown Civic Association’s Neighborhood Plan Update after a presentation by civic association president David Haring. See Staff recommendation (pdf) The Yorktown Neighborhood Conservation Plan Update presentation to Arlington’s Neighborhood Conservation Advisory Committee (NCAC) was held on Thursday, March 9, 2006. The Yorktown Civic Association adopted […]

Zoning, Land Use and Use Permits

The Yorktown Civic Association is often contacted by Arlington County for neighborhood comment on use permit, unified residential plan and site plan filings. The association is NOT contacted for comment on zoning variance requests.

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County Board Approves Greenbrier Park Construction Contract

Construction Planned from January 2006 through June 2007 At its meeting on November 16, 2005, the County Board voted 5-0 to award the $10.4 million contract for renovating Greenbrier Park to Corinthian Contractors, Inc., of Arlington. The contract includes $9.5 million for construction, plus a $900,000 contingency for possible change orders. Funding of $8.6 million […]