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
Washington Blvd. Bike, Pedestrian, Roadway Enhancements
Join a March 1 community meeting about the repaving and striping plan on Washington Blvd. from Westover to East Falls Church. Share your insights on how we achieve maximum benefits for bicycle access and pedestrian safety, while minimizing impacts. Learn about the project.
Lubber Run Community Center
Not able to attend the first community meeting on Feb. 8? You can give input online about the building and park design. Feedback accepted through March 10.
Real Estate Tax Relief
Community Health Survey
Take the confidential, 5-minute survey to help the County understand the community’s strengths and identify health issues needing more attention.
Tackling Big Needs Within
Join a roundtable to discuss the unique opportunities that Arlington has to acquire new land – and the tough questions the Joint Facilities Advisory Commission members is tackling over the next six months. Register for 1 of 10 roundtables in March.
Exotic & Wild Animals
The County is considering banning wild and exotic animals. Share input at a March 18 public hearing, by mail to Lyn Hainge, 2100 Washington Blvd, 3rd floor, Arlington VA 22204, via the CiviComment online tool, or through email. Also learn more.
Join us for a book discussion on for the Love of Cities written by Peter Kageyama on March 20 from 7:30-9p.m. at the Bennett Park Atrium . This is hosted by County Board Member Libby Garvey and special guests from local Business Improvement Districts. Please RSVP
Getting Around Rosslyn
Register now to attend a Rosslyn Community Transportation Workshop to envision how vehicles, buses, bikes, and pedestrians can better use the street grid in Rosslyn.
- 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.
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.