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Arlington County Board Wrap Up

Arlington County Board Wrap Up

By Daniel Adams
An in-depth discussion of actions and initiatives undertaken by the Arlington County Board. Each month we'll review the Board's proceedings and talk to members, staff, stakeholders and community leaders to highlight the topics and projects that are integral to Arlingtonians. Each episode we will take a deep dive into how the Board is working to ensure its commitment to Arlington's Vision and truly providing for a world-class urban community.
Episode 7 - Arlington County Parks & Rec and the CIP
County Board Chair Katie Cristol and Board Member Libby Garvey are joined by DPR Director Jane Rudolph to discuss the recently passed CIP and how it will effect parks and green spaces over the next decade.
July 21, 2022
Episode 6 - Celebrating Pride Month
County Board Chair Katie Cristol is joined by Board Member Takis Karantonis and Assistant County Manager for Human Rights Gurjit Chima to discuss Pride Month, Arlington's 2021 MEI score, and the Human Rights Commission.  
June 23, 2022
Episode 5 - Mental Health
A Discussion with Board Chair Katie Cristol and DHS Deputy Director Deborah Warren on Mental Health during May, Mental Health Awareness Month.
May 18, 2022
Episode 4 - Urban Tree Canopy
A discussion with County Board Member Matt de Ferranti and EcoAction Arlington Executive Director Elenor Hodges regarding urban tree canopy.
April 28, 2022
Episode 3 - The County Budget
Join County Manager Mark Schwartz, Board Chair Katie Cristol, and Board Member Libby Garvey for an in-depth discussion on the County's $1.4B annual operating budget.
March 24, 2022
Episode 2 - Pentagon City Sector Plan
Board Chair Katie Cristol and Member Takis Karantonis discuss the Pentagon City Sector Plan.
February 17, 2022
Episode 1 - Housing in Arlington County
County Board Chair Katie Cristol, Vice-Chair Christian Dorsey and Catherine Buell, Director of Amazon's Housing Equity Fund, discuss the Barcroft project and the future of safe, stable and affordable housing in Arlington.  
January 26, 2022
January 4, 2022, County Board Organizational Meeting
The annual Board Meeting where members elect the Chair and Vice-Chair, adopt meeting procedures and set the tone for the year to come by outlining the Board's focus, strategy and priorities.  Areas of focus were affordable housing, climate change and equity.
January 20, 2022