Arlington, VA 22207

Arlington, VA 22207

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Upcoming Meeting

The next meeting will be on February 26, 2014 and the main topic will be tranportation in Arlington.  Come and ask your questions about anything tranportation related such as streets, pedestrians, bike lanes, transit options etc.  The meeting will be held at Taylor Elementary School.  A social half hour with refreshments will begin at 7:00pm and the meeting will start at 7:30.

 

 

 

Donaldson Run Stream Restoration

For information about the project, go to the County's Tributary B web page. To see a video about the original stream restoration project, click here.

Arlington County Website

http://www.arlingtonva.us 
(Links to schedule special trash pickup, pothole in need of repair and other services)

Visits

Home Neighborhood Issues 26th Street Mulch Pile When did vacuuming start?
When did vacuuming start? PDF Print E-mail
Thank you for following this issue.  I have no doubt that the magnatude of the effort the county is undertaking is eneormous, and that the wet weather has only slowed progress this year.  However, I subscribe to the County leaf collection e-mail listserv.  One thing that I would appreciate if the County could address is why they have already begun a second pass on Zone 1 when they have not even completed the first pass of Zone 5 (which includes Donaldson Run)?  Moreover, on November 30 they announced that:
 
"We were scheduled to start vacuum collection in Zone 5 on Saturday [11/28], however, we will start collection in Zone 5 today, to meet our commitment to start vacuum collection in all zones by the end of November."
 
I find it a bit disingenuous for the county on the one hand to divert a truck to Zone 5 on November 30 so that they can claim to have fulfilled a commitment to start vacuum collection in all zones by the end of November, but then on the other hand send resources to parts of the county that have already had a vacuum collection before ensuring that collection has been completed in Zone 5.  For my part, I would have preferred that they complete Zone 4 and then move to Zone 5, whenever that date may be, and only then proceed to taking a second pass.
 
Thank you for your time.
 
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