Arlington, Va October 17 Board Meeting Agenda

October 2015 County Board Meeting Agenda Highlights

Items of interest that the Arlington County Board will consider at its October Board Meeting, on Sat., Oct. 17 and Tues., Oct. 20.  View the Agenda and staff reports for the Sat., Oct. 17 Regular Meeting.
Saturday, Oct. 17 Regular Meeting
(Note: this meeting starts at 8:30 am with public comment.)
670 N. Glebe Rd. – The Acting County Manager is recommending that the Board approve a proposed rezoning and site plan for 670 N. Glebe Road, in Ballston, a 43,936 sq. ft. site where an Exxon gas station now stands. The Penrose Group wants to demolish the gas station and build a six-story residential building, with 173 units, ground floor retail and 177 below-grade parking spaces. The site is on the west side of North Glebe Road between North Carlin Springs Road on the south and Seventh Street on the north. The Penrose Group proposes rezoning the site from “C-2” Service Commercial-Community Business District, to “R-C” —  Apartment Dwelling and Commercial Districts. To read the Staff Report for this item, visit the County website. Scroll down to Item #36 on the Agenda for the Oct. 17 Regular County Board Meeting.
Contract to build streetlights along Lee Highway between North Fort Myer Drive and North Veitch Street – The Acting County Manager is recommending that the Board approve a $2.2 million contract to remove 70 obsolete streetlights and install 270 LED streetlights along Lee Highway to enhance safety. The project is part of the County’s approved Fiscal Year 2015-2024 Capital Improvement Program. The plan is to overhaul the lighting system installed decades ago by the Virginia Department of Transportation. The project will be funded by Transportation Pay-As-You-Go funds and approved CIP transportation funding. To read the Staff Report for this item, visit the County website. Scroll down to Item #22 on the Agenda for the Oct. 17 Regular County Board Meeting.
Additional childcare spaces – The Acting County Manager is recommending that the Board approve several Use Permits that, if all are approved, will provide more than 150 additional child care spaces in new or growing childcare centers. To read the Staff Reports for these items, visit the County website. Scroll down to Items #8, #11, #12, and #13 on the Agenda for the Oct. 17 Regular County Board Meeting.
Ongoing cooperation with the City of Falls Church to provide judicial, jail and public safety services – The Acting County Manager is recommending that the Board approve extending an agreement that has existed between Arlington and the City of Falls Church since June, 2012, for the County to provide judicial and public safety services. The Acting County manager is also recommending that the Board approved an agreement between the County and the City of Falls Church for Arlington to continue providing jail services for City of Falls Church Offenders. (The County and the City have had an agreement for Arlington to provide these services since 1993). To read the Staff Reports on these items, visit the County website. Scroll down to Items #24 A and B on the Agenda for the Oct. 17 Regular County Board Meeting.

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