Shirlington Civic Association

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SCA Dog Park Resolution Passes Unanimously

By Shirlington Civic Association / February 23, 2017 / Comments Off on SCA Dog Park Resolution Passes Unanimously

On its well-attended February 22 Membership meeting, the Association heard a presentation by Mr. Keith Fred, head of the Shirlington Dogs II volunteer sponsor group. This presentation, with slides, was…

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ART Buses leaving the parking area on March 1,2017

By Shirlington Civic Association / February 8, 2017 / Comments Off on ART Buses leaving the parking area on March 1,2017

On February 8th, 2017, the SCA received the following news from the Department ofEnvironmental Services (DES) about the Arlington Transit (ART) buses now in the park andrelated matters. … Read…

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Four Mile Run Valley Planning Update

By Shirlington Civic Association / February 1, 2017 / Comments Off on Four Mile Run Valley Planning Update

We are now in Month 7 of the 4MRV planning process. There is lots of time for YOU to get involvedand informed before final decisions are made, but don’t delay.…

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Arlington’s new “AirBnB” Policy

By Shirlington Civic Association / January 1, 2017 / Comments Off on Arlington’s new “AirBnB” Policy

This winter, the County solicited citizen input on what is known as “short-termresidential rentals.” To mere mortals, this comes down to whether AirBnB and similarresidence “sharing” businesses should be allowed…

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Recycling “Center” Move to Trades Center

By Shirlington Civic Association / December 15, 2016 / Comments Off on Recycling “Center” Move to Trades Center

On September 27, the County requested a Use Permit to move the Recycling Center now atColumbia Pike and Four Mile Run Drive to the Trades Center. A final vote of…

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Campbell Garage Parking – We Strike Out

By Shirlington Civic Association / December 14, 2016 / Comments Off on Campbell Garage Parking – We Strike Out

As many residents are aware, in 2016 there has been a coordinated effort to improve parking inCampbell Garage. It didn’t work out, and here’s why.There are 7 parties to an…

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What do you want in our parks? Shirlington speaks up!

By Shirlington Civic Association / September 19, 2016 / Comments Off on What do you want in our parks? Shirlington speaks up!

“More monkey bars!” said a 10- year- old Hispanic boy. His family was having a cook-out inJennie Dean Park on Labor Day. I asked what they would like to… Read…

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County responds about South Arlington Mill Drive changes

By Shirlington Civic Association / June 29, 2016 / Comments Off on County responds about South Arlington Mill Drive changes

Following up on our June 8th meeting, the Association received this response on June22 from the County concerning proposed changes to South Arlington Mill Drive.) Read More

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4MRV Working Group Finally Launches, Shirlington Reps Named

By Shirlington Civic Association / May 18, 2016 / Comments Off on 4MRV Working Group Finally Launches, Shirlington Reps Named

Finally! On May 17, the Arlington County Board appointed the Working Group for the Four MileRun Valley (4MRV) Initiative. This too-long-awaited planning effort will focus on a large area,including both…

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Dog Park Protests, County Responds

By Shirlington Civic Association / February 21, 2011 / Comments Off on Dog Park Protests, County Responds

How will Four Mile Run Valley planning affect the Shirlington dog park? Will it stay in itscurrent location? The SCA certainly hopes so. We are advocating for that vigorously… Read…

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