March 2024 County Board Agenda Highlights

Published on February 16, 2024

The Arlington County Board will consider and act on dozens of items at its Regular Board Meeting on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at 8:30 a.m., and its Recessed Meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.  

The meetings, held in the County Board Room on the third floor of 2100 Clarendon Blvd., are open to the public. Visit the County website for information on speaking at a County Board Meeting.  

Virtual participation options are available to the public through Microsoft Teams. If you are sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please consider watching the meeting's live webcast or cable broadcast or participating virtually via Microsoft Teams. More information on how to participate or watch virtually is provided below.  

Comment on Agenda Items and Speak at the Meeting  

Send your written comments on agenda items to the County Board at CountyBoard@arlingtonva.us. All comments received by the Board are made part of the public record and are before the Board members as they consider items.  

If you wish to comment during the Public Comment period at the start of the Regular Hearing or on a Regular Public Hearing Item, register in advance on the County Board website, where you can also find more details on public participation in virtual Board Meetings, or call the Board Office at 703-228-3130 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Online Registration opens once the agenda for the meeting is posted, approximately one week before the meeting. In-person registration is also available on the day of the meetings.  

Watch it Live  

County Board meetings are live-streamed on the County website and on YouTube and broadcast live on Arlington TV, the County's cable channel, with live captioning on Comcast 25 & 1085 (HD) and Verizon FiOS 39 & 40. Videos of Board meetings are archived on the County website (with captions and staff reports) and on YouTube

Saturday, March 16, 2024 – Regular County Board Meeting  

View the agenda and staff reports (Note: some reports are posted closer to the meeting date).  

Establishment of a Firearms Buy Back Program (Chapter 71) – Item 21 

The County Board will consider an ordinance to establish a voluntary Firearms Buyback Program. If approved the ordinance will authorize the County Manager to establish a firearm buyback program, in which unwanted or unneeded firearms may be surrendered by any resident of Arlington County or the City of Falls Church in exchange for gift cards, cash or vouchers. The ordinance also authorizes the County Manager to work with private entities to fund or sponsor the program. Unwanted or unneeded firearms will be surrendered to and disposed of by law enforcement officers in accordance with federal and state laws. 

View the agenda and staff reports (Note: some reports are posted closer to the meeting date).  

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 – Recessed County Board Meeting  

The Recessed Meeting will begin at 3 p.m. with reports from the Board Members and the County Manager.  

The Board will hold a public hearing no earlier than 6:30 p.m. and consider any items pulled from the Saturday Consent Agenda.   

View the agenda and staff reports (Note: some reports are posted closer to the meeting date).  

Media Contact  

David Barrera 
Communications & Policy Manager  
Arlington County Board  
dbarrera@arlingtonva.us  
703-228-3121 

 

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