Nov 14-18: Brush Pickup and Mulch Ordering System Goes Offline

Nov 14-18: Brush Pickup and Mulch Ordering System Goes Offline
Beginning Nov 14 the online brush pickup and mulch ordering system will not be available due to a system upgrade. The new system will be online beginning Nov 18.

We encourage placing orders before Nov 14 for service between Nov 14 & 18.

Dec 7-11: Second Pass for Leaf Collection in LV

Dec 7-11: Second Pass for Leaf Collection in LV
Dates are tentative starting dates of the vacuum leaf collection trucks’ passes in each civic association. Changes may occur due to weather.

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Neighborhoods will be coded yellow (first pass) and orange (second pass) when leaves have been collected.

Only report that your street has been missed if leaves haven’t been collected after it’s been labeled completed by calling 703-228-5000.

County Leaf Collection Page

Nov 15-20: First Pass for Leaf Collection in LV

Nov 15-20: First Pass for Leaf Collection in LV
Dates are tentative starting dates of the vacuum leaf collection trucks’ passes in each civic association. Changes may occur due to weather.

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Neighborhoods will be coded yellow (first pass) and orange (second pass) when leaves have been collected.

Only report that your street has been missed if leaves haven’t been collected after it’s been labeled completed by calling 703-228-5000.

County Leaf Collection Page

Beyer Writes FAA On Airplane Noise in Arlington

Beyer Writes FAA On Airplane Noise in Arlington
Rep. Don Beyer (VA-08) sent a letter to the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration expressing concerns about its recent announcement to make changes to flight paths at DCA to accommodate Secret Service needs without giving meaningful consideration to community interests. Beyer urged FAA to delay implementation of the proposed changes to DCA flight procedures in order to engage the community.
Beyer Press Release

Candidates Night 2019 Meeting Recap

The October meeting featured three of the four County Board candidates running for the two open seats. Arron O’Dell did not attend.
Christian Dorsey (incumbent Democrat) Website
Katie Cristol (incumbent Democrat) Website
Audrey Clement (Independent) Website
Arron O’Dell (Independent) Website

Opening Statements
Clement

Cristol

Dorsey

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Trash Bins: What’s the Law?

The Arlington County Code is available online for all to read.
Problems with trash bins are covered in:
 ● Chapter 10 “Trash, Recycling And Care Of Premises”
  ● Article I. “Residential Trash, Recycling and Organics”
   ● § 10-6. Storage, Removal, and Maintenance
    ● E. Failure to adhere to the storage, removal,
       and maintenance provisions
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Drought: Please Water Your Trees

Trees, even large ones, are stressed from the current drought and need watering. Simply let a hose run on low-medium flow near the base of each tree once a week.

  • Large trees need 100 gallons, which will take 60-90 minutes.
  • Small trees need 25 gallons, which will take 20-30 minutes.

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Check local non-profit Casey Trees weekly watering alerts to find out when watering is needed and learn the best techniques.

Arlington’s Updated Energy Plan

Arlington’s Updated Energy Plan
The Arlington County Board adopted a sweeping update to the Community Energy Plan that sets ambitious targets for transforming the County’s energy sector.

The plan incorporates goals for buildings; resilience; renewable energy; transportation, County government actions, and education and human behavior. It envisions a carbon neutral Arlington by 2050 that will be more resilient, where all electricity will come from renewable sources, where more residents will drive electric vehicles and more will use transit, and where homes and buildings will be more energy-efficient.

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