Arlington residents can now take a five minute survey sharing their thoughts for the 10-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), a blueprint for how officials will shape Arlington County from 2019-2028.
The plan focuses on “building, maintaining, upgrading or replacing County facilities and infrastructure” over that 10 year period, according to the County’s website. Some of those facilities include libraries, parks, community centers, and transportation infrastructure.
The deadline for public input on the CIP is March 16. In May, County Manager Mark Schwartz will release a proposed plan for public review, in which the public will again have another opportunity for comment until July. The County Board will adopt the final improvement plan this July.
The CIP for 2017-2026 totaled $3.3 billion for capital projects and infrastructure investment for both the County and schools.
The survey asks about funding for a myriad of topics ranging from schools to transportation, including:
- Maintenance of roads (ex. paving, potholes)
- Bicycle and pedestrian safety and connectivity projects
- Public art projects
- New parks and/or playgrounds, maintenance of existing parks and playgrounds
- New or expanded libraries, maintenance of existing libraries
- Design and/or construction of public buildings (ex. recreation/community centers)
- New or expanded public schools to address growing enrollment, maintenance of schools
- Arlington Transit (ART) buses, bus stops or related facilities
- Neighborhood Conservation projects
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