September is National Preparedness Month
Post date: Sep 7, 2017 3:25:32 PM
September is National Preparedness Month – and with the deadly flooding in Texas and Hurricane Irma forecast for Florida on everyone’s minds – don’t wait to plan ahead for the worst:
Sign up for emergency notifications at ArlingtonAlert.com.
Make a family emergency plan and discuss it with each family member.
Build a kit with things you’ll need in a disaster – and don’t forget about pets.
Volunteer for community readiness and emergency relief.
For more info, visit ReadyArlington.com.
County Board Statement on DACA Future
Arlington again reaffirms its commitment as a welcoming community that recognizes, respects and supports the contributions of all its members. Today, Arlington stands especially with these young people, our Dreamers and DACA recipients. Read full statement.
9/11 Commemoration Event
Arlington County Government invites residents and community members to join neighbors, County officials and first responders as we commemorate the lives lost in the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks.
Rosslyn Jazz Fest
This much-anticipated annual event draws upwards of 5,000 music fans to Gateway Park for a day of dynamic, free performances. Come to hear live music on Sept. 9, performed by some of the biggest names in jazz and world music today.
Share Your Input on Enhancing Public Engagement - Closing Soon
We want to hear from you about enhancing our engagement efforts, particularly on capital projects such as transportation maintenance, park improvements, and development of new County-owned facilities. Share your feedback by Sept. 13.
Arlington Bike Master Plan
We're updating the Bicycle Element of our Master Transportation Plan, and you’re invited to offer feedback.
Madison Manor Park
This park is getting a renovation. Find out more and also share your input until Sept. 30 about what you like and don’t like about the park.
Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway
The City of Alexandria’s Ad Hoc Advisory Group is soliciting potential new names for a portion of the U.S. Route 1 road. Learn more and take a survey.
Share your feedback on the placement of reserved-space car-share parking stations. Suggest a location with the interactive map OR take a short survey to give your input on the potential on-street location network.
Arlington Public Libraries Celebrate First Ever Cosplay Month
Arlington Startup That Helps Prevent Firms From Losing Customers Just Raised $2.5M
Virginia Warns of Scam Investment Opportunities After Hurricane Harvey
Potomac Yard Metro Station Delayed Again, Now Likely to Open in 2021
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Mark Your Calendars
Sept. 8: Night at the Zoo Family Night
Sept. 9: Free Paper Shredding & Inert Material Drop-Off
Sept. 9: Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k | Road Closures
Sept. 13: Barcroft Gymnastics Ribbon Cutting
Sept. 13: Mobile Commuter Store
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