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Arlington Water Pollution Control Plant – Solids Master Plan – Feedback requested by 3/16

Arlington Water Pollution Control Plant – Solids Master Plan – Feedback requested by 3/16

March 14, 2016 |

[Update 3/14: Just a reminder that on March 16, Paul will be attending the second meeting at the Arlington Water Pollution Control Plant to participate in their short and long range Solids Planning process as the AHCA rep. At this meeting we will get the chance to propose and choose criteria that will be used […]

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Two Bikeshare stations proposed for the neighborhood [updated]

Two Bikeshare stations proposed for the neighborhood [updated]

March 14, 2016 |

[Update 3/14: Please see the attached presentation that was given at our March AHCA meeting on potential new bikeshare stations in our neighborhood. The two potential locations are (1) on S Hayes Street, between S 23rd and S 24th and (2) Near the corner of S Fern Street and Army Navy Drive. Aurora Highlands bikeshare presentation […]

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Fern St. Sidewalk Project update

Fern St. Sidewalk Project update

March 11, 2016 |

Attached are the plans for the upcoming Fern St. sidewalk project, which will complete sidewalks on the west side from 22nd St. to 19th St. Utility work will begin this spring, with hardscape work to begin in the summer-fall. Fingers crossed, the project will be completed sometime this fall. Because overhead powerlines mean only small […]

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March 2016 Newsletter

March 2016 Newsletter

March 6, 2016 |

Original PDF: http://aurorahighlands.org/wp-content/uploads/March-2016-Newsletter-AHCA.pdf All Aurora Highlands residents are invited and encouraged to attend our monthly meetings where we meet neighbors, discuss topics of interest, and share information. MEETING – Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m. Aurora Hills Community Center Come early for refreshments and socializing! Doors open at 6:30 Refreshments courtesy of Whole Foods. Aurora Highlands Civic […]

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Letter regarding March 16 school board forum

Letter regarding March 16 school board forum

February 25, 2016 |

Please see the attached letter sent to School Board Chair Emma Violand-Sanchez and County Board Chair Libby Garvey. This and all other letters and documentation from AHCA is available in the Documents area.

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Letter to County Board re AHCA vote on Virginia Highlands Park

Letter to County Board re AHCA vote on Virginia Highlands Park

February 25, 2016 |

Here is the letter AHCA sent to the County Board following the vote at the Feb. 10 meeting. The “attached document” the VHP proposal posted on the AHCA web site here.

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Response Letter from School Board Chair

Response Letter from School Board Chair

February 18, 2016 |

Linked is the Response Letter AHCA received today from School Board Chair Violand-Sanchez. It seems that she was unable to agree with County Board Chair Garvey to add the possibility of a new Elementary School in our area to their Joint Boards Meeting Agenda on February 19. The letter also states that, in furtherance of […]

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Potential Oakridge Elementary School Boundary Changes

Potential Oakridge Elementary School Boundary Changes

February 16, 2016 |

By 2025, Oakridge Elementary is estimated to have 50% more students than it was built for. One way the school board is likely to address this issue is through boundary changes. Students in our area could end up at Hoffman-Boston as they did in the 1990’s and early 2000’s. For example, in 2001, the School […]

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Materials from Feb 10 APS presentation

Materials from Feb 10 APS presentation

February 13, 2016 |

The Arlington Public Schools board chair Dr. Emma Violand-Sanchez came to the February 10th AHCA monthly meeting to speak about school capacity. The following documents were used in this presentation: CIP Aurora Hills 02102016 CIP Summary  

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Follow-up letter to school board chair

Follow-up letter to school board chair

February 12, 2016 |

After the AHCA meeting, the AHCA president Natasha Atkins sent a cover email to Dr. Violand, which included Rob Sidman’s letter to her and the joint AHCA-ARCA-CCCA letter regarding siting of a new elementary school in the general Pentagon City area, originally sent to the County Board and School Board 4 months ago. These letters are […]

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