Civic engagement is at the heart of Arlington. Find a way to make a difference in your community — share feedback today, or find ways to get more deeply involved.
Highlighted Engagement Opportunities
Resurfacing Projects Virtual Meeting for Feedback
Thursday, June 4: Please join county staff for an online meeting on Thursday, June 4 from 6:30-7:30 pm to learn about the projects, ask questions and share feedback on the design concepts for the three 2020 Resurfacing Projects for Complete Streets on Wilson Boulevard, Potomac Avenue, and Clarendon Boulevard. Join live on Microsoft Teams Live (must use Chrome).
County Auditor’s Proposed FY 2021 Work Plan
Through Wednesday, June 10: Each year, the County Auditor presents an annual work plan for approval by the County Board. Ordinarily, individuals provide feedback at an Audit Committee meeting. This year, comments are being accepted online through June 10th. Community members are invited to comment on the entirety of the document, particularly the proposed new audits (p.8) and on the Audit Horizon (p.10). The work plan will be presented to the County Board at the June 16 recessed Board meeting.
Route 50 Safety Study
Through Monday, June 15: The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) wants your input on safety improvements for Route 50 in Arlington! Watch a video about the proposed improvements then share your thoughts. Virtual public comment is open until June 15, 2020. Give your input here.
Join us for Open Door Mondays where a board member will be available to discuss the topics on your mind.
Visit the Arlington Public Schools engage page to learn about current news and initiatives.
Get More Involved
Join Your Civic Association
The core of neighborhood activity, events & issues – there’s one in every corner of Arlington.
Attend Neighborhood College
It’s back-to-school time for those interested in getting involved with neighborhood issues.
Online Volunteer Connection can help find the right fit for you — with a search tool, volunteer calendar, and notification feature.
Get Involved with a Community Organization
Serve your community through the interests that you are most passionate about.
Serve During Emergencies
Join a dedicated group of volunteers who help with the County’s emergency preparedness — and who assist should a disaster strike.
- Service Request / Report a Problem
- Food, Financial and Medical Assistance
- My Arlington Projects Map
- My Arlington Apartments & Condos Map
- A-Z Directory of Services
- Resident & Business Ombudsmen
- Projects & Planning Site – details on projects around Arlington, by neighborhood and topic
- Open Data Portal – view County data; share input on info you’d like to see
Looking for a quick guide to ways you can connect with Arlington County online?
Download our Engage Arlington flyer.
The PLACE initiative — Participation, Leadership, and Civic Engagement — launched in 2012 and was focused on updating the “Arlington Way” by expanding the ways in which our residents engage with each other and our government to enrich Arlington.