FINAL REVISION
ARLINGTON COUNTY BOARD MEETING
Saturday, March 29, 2003

Meeting Agenda

8:30 A.M. Public Comments, Reports
9:00 A.M. Public Hearings or as
Soon thereafter as matters
May be heard

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Note: Revisions to the Agenda will be shown in italics.

Analysis of Contingent Accounts

1. Public Comment

2. County Board Reports

3. Appointments

4. Regional Reports

5. County Manager Report

Public Hearing Items Begin No Earlier than 9:00 A.M.

CONSENT (ITEMS 6 - 14)

Appropriations, Grant Applications & Contracts

6. Authorization to Appropriate Supplemental Litter Prevention and Recycling Grants .

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

7. Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Highway Safety Project
Grant applications
.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

8. U. S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance 2003 Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant .

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

9. Department of Human Services Supplemental Appropriations .

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

Requests to Advertise

10. Request to Advertise a public hearing on the adoption of a non-codified ordinance designating a tree on private property as a “Specimen Tree” of the flowering dogwood (Cornus Florida) located in the front yard of 5210 North 27th Road.

Attachment 1 to Item 10 .

Ordinance for Item 10 .

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise a public hearing on April 26, 2003.

Other

11. Amendments to Chapter 10 of the Arlington County Code (Garbage, Refuse, and Weed) relating to refuse collection services provided and customer responsibility.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the amendments, effective July 1, 2003.

12. Amendment to the Design Contract for Barcroft Park Development , Agreement No.165-01, between the County and Bowie Gridley Architects.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

13. Priority Project Funding Request for the Neighborhood Conservation (NC) Program.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

14. Minutes


REGULAR HEARING

15. Sale of General Obligation Public Improvement Bonds and Refunding Bonds .

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt, by roll call vote, the attached resolution authorizing the sale of General Obligation Public Improvement Bonds and Refunding Bonds in the amount not to exceed $142.0 million.

16. This item has been removed from the agenda.

Additional Items

17. Extension of the Green Building Incentive Program .

C.M. Recommendation: Extend the County’s Green Building Incentive Program, to evaluate special exception site plan requests for bonus density consistent with Section 36.H.5.a (1) of the Zoning Ordinance, for an additional nine months, with a sunset on December 31, 2003.


GENERAL INFORMATION:

County Board meetings, usually conducted twice a month, are open to the public. The meeting schedule is available by telephoning the County Board Office at 703-228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611). For more information, or to request special accommodation services to attend the board meeting, telephone 703-228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611) on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Beginning January 1, all Info31 County cable programs will be streamed live on the web at http://arlingtonva.tv/watchatv/ . Internet viewers will have the option of seeing the webcast via a broadband or dial-up modem. A Windows Media player is necessary and a free player is available at the site. County Board meetings can be seen here and will continue to be streamed live from the County Board's web site at countyboard.arlingtonva.us . All programming is also available on Channel 31 on Comcast Cable of Arlington, with repeats shown the following week at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday and at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday (morning session only) and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday (afternoon session only), and the following Monday at 10:30 a.m. Carryover meetings will be repeated the following Monday at 7:00 p.m. If a live carryover meeting conflicts with any of the scheduled repeats, the tape will air immediately following the live meeting. Channel 31 schedules are provided in pamphlets available at Arlington public libraries, or by calling 703-228-3270 (TTY 703-228-4611).

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPEAKING ON AGENDA ITEMS:
The following are in accordance with the Meeting Procedures adopted by the County Board:

General: Persons wishing to speak on agenda items must submit a speaker slip to the Clerk the day of the hearing (no slips are taken in advance of meeting dates). Please note that speakers may not donate time to others (the person whose name is on the slip must be the one presenting testimony). Speakers are called by the Clerk in the order in which slips are received. When providing written testimony, 8 copies are requested.

Public Comment Period (Agenda Item #1): Begins at 8:30 a.m. Fill out special portion of the speaker slip and submit to Clerk before last speaker for this period is called. Topics should be new business and not items previously discussed or on that day's agenda. Only one speaker per topic may be heard. Maximum of two (2) minutes is allowed to speak.

Consent Agenda: Fill out special portion of the speaker slip and submit to Clerk before vote on items not removed from Consent Agenda. Individuals and organizational representatives have a maximum of three (3) minutes to speak on all Consent Agenda items identified by the speaker on the slip.

Regular Hearing Items (excluding Consent Agenda): A speaker slip must be submitted to the Clerk before the first speaker on that item is called. There are two classes of speakers:

Individuals: A maximum of 3 minutes is allowed to speak.
Organizations: A maximum of 5 minutes is allowed and only one speaker per organization is permitted per agenda item.
F or a full copy of Procedures, see http://countyboard.arlingtonva.us/meetings/meeting-procedures/ or contact Clerk's Office


E-mail: countyboard@arlingtonva.us
Arlington County Board
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Arlington, VA 22201
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