Most golf courses lose money for governments. That is very true if the course is owned by the government as a public amenity, but also because it’s notoriously difficult to tax golf courses at market rate value because of lobbying by well-connected customers of those golf courses.
February’s general County Board meeting was an active one with over 100 public comments and the vote on the long-planned Pentagon City Sector Plan update. This revision to the neighborhood-wide framework will result in greater density, walkability, and hopefully expanded green space in the neighborhood immediately around the Metro station on the Blue and Yellow […]
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.
Covering a wide range of issues – it’s the local Arlington Branch NAACP Candidate Guide for 2021
Protect Trees and the Climate Implementing 100% renewable energy, expanding our tree canopy and open spaces, protecting against heat waves, and mitigating stormwater surges are efforts to fight for. Climate change is real, our actions are creating it, and it’s our responsibility to fix the mess we’ve been making since the Industrial Revolution more than […]
Voting is an important way for individuals to support bold and comprehensive action to address the climate crisis and ensure healthy and equitable communities for all residents. To help voters decide, EcoAction Arlington has asked County and School Board candidates to complete a questionnaire on their positions on key environmental challenges currently facing our community.
A Green and Beautiful Pentagon City: Comments on the Sector Plan Update Expand Government Accountability Fully Fund the County Auditor ∙ Ranked Choice Voting ∙ School Transparency ∙ Police Oversight ∙ Better Communication from the County In 2015, with the hard work of (then) County Board member John Vihstadt, Arlington established a County Auditor office […]