Highlights from the March 21 County Board Meeting

Published on March 21, 2017

Among the highlights from the March 21 Recessed County Board Meeting:
Arlington to Move Forward with Sale of Historic Reeves Farmhouse

  • Entire 2.5-acre property will remain County historic district

  • Separate lot created for historic Reeves farmhouse

  • Community proposals to restore Reeves farmhouse unsuccessful

  • One-year timeframe for sale

County Board Approves Incentives for Arlington "VentureHub" 

  • Venture capital firm SineWave's "VentureHub" to bring venture capital, startups, tech firms under one roof

  • County will offer up to $250,000 in performance-based incentives

  • Expected to create 391 technology jobs over five years

Arlington Honors 22 Businesses for Innovative Transportation Programs

  • 2016 Platinum level champions honored for sustainable transportation strategies

  • Helping Arlington's long-range goal of reducing single occupancy vehicle use

  • Honorees' exemplary benefits, outreach encourage alternative transportation use

  • Arlington's drive-alone commuter rate lowest in Virginia

The County Board is next set to meet on Wednesday, March 22 at 5 p.m. for a Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Work Session with the County Manager.