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
A Budget Dialogue
Please join us for an interactive online conversation about the budget as the County Manager develops his Fiscal Year 2019 proposal. Share an idea, post a comment, or like other posts. You can also view a Budget Infographic to learn more.
Long Bridge Park
Learn about the four design concepts coming soon for the new Long Bridge Park Aquatic & Fitness Center and park expansion.
High Speed Rail
Learn more about the Washington, D.C. to Richmond Southeast High Speed Rail project (DC2RVA) and share your input on the draft Environmental Impact Statement. You can also watch an online meeting about the project.
Share your feedback on the placement of reserved-space car-share parking stations. Suggest a location with the interactive map OR take a short survey to give your input on the potential on-street location network.
- Service Request / Report a Problem
- A-Z Directory of Services
- Resident Ombudsman | Business Ombudsman
- 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
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.
Visit the Arlington Public Schools engage page to learn about current news and initiatives.
Serve During Emergencies
Join a dedicated group of volunteers who help with the County’s emergency preparedness — and who assist should a disaster strike.
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.