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September 2016 Newsletter

September 2016 Newsletter

[ 0 ] September 14, 2016 |

Join us for our next monthly meeting, Wednesday, September 14 at 7 p.m., Aurora Hills Community Center!

Newsletter contents: Water Pollution Control Plant, Senior/Community Center Renovations, I-395 Express Lane Proposal, AHCA Election Nominations, Free Shade Trees, Fall Festival (Boo Ha Ha), 22202 Planning and Transportation, Crystal House Lighting, Aircraft Noise, River House, Power Outages

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Four Mile Run Restoration Project Update

Four Mile Run Restoration Project Update

[ 0 ] July 21, 2016 |

The following slides are from the Four Mile Run Restoration Project Update that was given at the July AHCA meeting.

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County Board Approves Metropolitan Park Phase 6

County Board Approves Metropolitan Park Phase 6

[ 0 ] July 21, 2016 |

On July 16, the Arlington County Board approved the Phase 6 site plan for the Metropolitan Park development in Pentagon City. Developer Vornado plans a new apartment building with of 577 units and 9,665 square feet of ground floor retail space. The building will incorporate multiple rooflines with a maximum height of 22 stories. The […]

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July 2016 Newsletter

July 2016 Newsletter

July 8, 2016 |

Join us for our next monthly meeting, Wednesday, July 13 at 7 p.m, Aurora Hills Community Center!

Newsletter contents: Car2Go, Four Mile Run Restoration, Crystal House lighting, Neighborhood Conservation, Pentagon Centre, Virginia Highlands Park, Graffiti, Transit Development Plan, Civic Federation, Going Solar.

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Crystal House rooftop lighting

Crystal House rooftop lighting

June 20, 2016 |

The owners of the Crystal House apartments on Fern Street came to the June AHCA meeting to provide information on their request to the County for approval of architectural rooftop lighting. Afterwards, the topic was discussed in length by attendees, with the majority opinion that AHCA oppose this request. The attached letter was sent to […]

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June 2016 Newsletter

June 2016 Newsletter

[ 0 ] June 1, 2016 |

Join us for our next monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 8 at 7 p.m, Aurora Hills Community Center!

Newsletter contents: Crystal House lighting, ART bus depot update, Neighborhood Conservation process changes, Boo-Ha-Ha supporters needed, TJ Maxx coming, Matro/Mall Traffic Problems, Whole Foods opening June 29, MetPark 6 final site plan review, Primary Election June 14, Pentagon Centre construction update, Solar Co-op forming, Haiti Meals Project, Street trees, New stop sigh at 18th and Joyce, Budget priorities, Next AHCA Social: June 22 7–9 p.m.

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Possible Neighborhood Conservation county-wide changes

Possible Neighborhood Conservation county-wide changes

June 1, 2016 |

At the May AHCA membership meeting, a representative of the Neighborhood Conservation Advisory Commission (NCAC) presented changes under consideration for the street improvement project approval process. At the risk of oversimplifying, the primary changes are twofold: Requiring Civic Associations to have a broadly public process and vote (all renters and property owners would be eligible […]

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Marty King Memorial Tree

Marty King Memorial Tree

May 17, 2016 |

On May 7th, a tree planting ceremony was held at Virginia Highlands park in honor of Marty King and his service to the neighborhood. Neighbors, friends and family of the Kings came together to share memories and gratitude. The tree is a graceful Princeton Elm and has a commemorative plaque.

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May 2016 Newsletter

May 2016 Newsletter

May 9, 2016 |

Original PDF: http://aurorahighlands.org/wp-content/uploads/May-2016-Newsletter-AHCA.pdf  All Aurora Highlands residents are invited and encouraged to come to our monthly meetings where we meet neighbors, discuss topics of interest, and share information. MEETING – Wednesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. Aurora Hills Community Center Come early for refreshments and socializing! Doors open at 6:30 Let Natasha know ASAP if you need childcare […]

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Proposed Neighborhood Conservation Project Selection Process

Proposed Neighborhood Conservation Project Selection Process

April 20, 2016 |

A proposed new process for selecting new Neighborhood Conservation projects for Aurora Highlands was presented at the April Aurora Highlands Civic Association (AHCA) meeting.  The new process would provide a transparent approach to selecting projects that balances both the desires of neighbors and the potential benefits for the entire community.  Please note that this process […]

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