Entries by Susanne

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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 […]

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Yorktown Neighborhood Plan: Priorities and Recommendations

Draft – 1/30/2005 Pedestrian Safety and Sidewalks 1) Fund construction of continuous stretches of sidewalk on any street where the County’s current 60% petition threshold is met by residents. If residents of several streets meet the petition threshold simultaneously, priority will be given to streets currently without any sidewalks and streets with the greatest current […]

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Little Falls Road and 27th Street Considered for Traffic Calming in Fall 2004 Funding Round

The Arlington County Neighborhood Traffic Calming Committee (NTCC) has selected Little Falls Road and N. 27th Street as candidates for traffic calming during its fall funding round. The two streets are being considered as separate projects, and county staff has already held preliminary meetings with residents of each street to begin the planning process for […]

Garden City Commercial Revitalization

On June 18, 2004, the Yorktown Civic Association submitted an application for funding for improvements at the Garden City Shopping Center, at the intersection of Lee Highway and George Mason Drive, under Arlington County’s new Commercial Revitalization program. The program was established with bond funding approved by Arlington voters in the 2002 bond election. It […]

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Greenbrier Park: Yorktown Neighborhood Priorities

The Yorktown Civic Association recognizes the critical importance of Greenbrier Park to Yorktown High School sports and to Arlington residents in nearby neighborhoods, and would like to see the park’s redevelopment serve the best interests of these populations.  YCA also supports Arlington County recreational activities in the park to the extent that usage is appropriate […]