ARLnow Weekend Discussion

It’s Friday, which means Arlington County is finally done with budget season — oh and it’s almost the weekend!

In addition to passing a $1.4 billion budget this week, the County Board also voted to rename Jefferson Davis Highway.

In fact, they voted on so many things of note, it’s almost impossible to summarize it all in one breath: getting rid of glass recycling, updating the county’s bike infrastructure plan; updating the public spaces master plan (coverage of that coming Monday), granting permission for Ballston Quarter to hang up some real big TVs, approving an incentive package for Gerber, approving a couple of outdoor cafes, and awarding some trees.

Outside of the dais there was also plenty of Arlington news this week. Here’s some of what you might have missed:

Let us know your weekend plans and feel free to discuss these stories — or any other topic of local interest — in the comments below.

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