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Last week, [ARLnow] invited the four candidates running in the general election for a seat on the County Board to write a post about why [ARLnow] readers should vote for them next Tuesday (Nov. 2).
Join EcoAction Arlington for a forum to discuss climate change, energy, smart growth, resiliency, equity, and natural resources with the candidates for the Arlington County Board election on November 2: Mike Cantwell (I), Audrey Clement (I), Takis Karantonis (D), and Adam Theo (I). The event was be moderated by Silvia Lucero, EcoAction Arlington board member.
Theo, 42, works as a communications consultant, video producer and political organizer. He points to his experience in housing activism, serving on the county’s civic federation and chairing the Libertarian party of Northern Virginia. Theo opposes subsidies for Amazon and thinks the civilian review board has been “hobbled and watered down.”
I and the other candidates headed to Lyon Village’s candidate forum, where about 80% of the questions were about housing, development, and residential zoning.
Learn where I and the other candidates stand on the issues of spending, transparency, and overcrowding for our schools
The Courthouse West site is a prime example of “in-fill development”, being mostly a surface parking lot smack in the middle between Clarendon and Courthouse Metro stations. The developer has stepped forward with a bold request to re-zone and change the land-use designation far higher than the surrounding blocks. I’m fully supportive of changing the […]
The excellent Alliance for Housing Solutions has compiled our candidate responses to the Arlington Branch NAACP’s candidate guide
For a couple of different reasons, I’m cautiously in favor of using automated smart cameras and other sensors in Arlington, including the new “Safety and Innovation Zone” pilot program on a block Clarendon.