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WHO WE ARE

The Arlington County Civic Federation (“ACCF”) is a non-profit corporation which provides a forum for civic groups to discuss, debate, inform, advocate and provide oversight on important community issues, on a non-partisan basis. Its members include over ninety civic groups representing a broad cross-section of the community. Communications, resolutions and feedback are provided to the Arlington County Government on a regular basis.

FY2021 (Jul 2020-Jun 2021) DUES NOTICE

Member dues for the 2021 fiscal year are due and payable, along with annual certifications. You should be receiving a notification from our Secretary, Allen Norton, in the near future. Please also note: 1) Dues for the current year have been reduced to $20; and 2) We are taking down our PayPal account to make necessary updates, so payment should be made by check and sent to ACCF, PO Box 42091, Arlington, VA 22204-9091.

GENERAL INFORMATION

General Membership meetings of the Arlington County Civic Federation (ACCF) are generally held at 7.00 pm on the THIRD TUESDAY of the month from September through June. ACCF does not hold general membership meetings in July or August. For the duration of the Public Health Emergency declared in response to the covid-19 pandemic, all General Meetings of the Arlington County Civic Federation will be held via Zoom.

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NEXT GENERAL MEETING

Tue 15 Dec 2020 at 7.00 pm via Zoom

MOST RECENT MEETING

Tue 17 Nov 2020
  • Legislative Committee: Qualified Immunity (40 min)
  • GMU Arlington Campus Expansion; Liza Wilson Durant, GMU Associate Provost
  • Arlington DES: Parking Permits Review Report; Stephen Crim, Parking Program Manager for DES Transportation Engineering and Operations Bureau (20 min)
  • ACCF Governance Task Force: Member Slate
  • Old Business
    • Vote on Ratifying a Boundary Agreement Between Columbia Heights CA [CHCA] and Green Valley CA [GVCA] PDF, 536 KiB.
  • New Business: Resolution to Amend the Bylaws; Awards and Banquet Committee Status Update
  • Video footage of the 17 Nov 2020 meeting is available here.
  • An audio-only file of the 17 Nov 2020 meeting is available here.

FUTURE MEETINGS and EVENTS

All General Meeting topics are tentative until moved to the ‘NEXT MEETING’ section.

November 2020
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Sunday 22 Novmeber 2020, 6p, via Zoom
December 2020
  • NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: Thursday 3 December 2020
  • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 15 December 2020, 7p, via Zoom. Registration begins at 6p.
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Sunday 20 December 2020, 6p, via Zoom
January 2021
  • NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: Thursday 17 December 2020
  • GENERAL MEETING: Saturday 2 January 2021, TBD, via Zoom. County Board Annual Organizational Meeting.
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Sunday 24 January 2021, 6p, via Zoom
February 2021
  • NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: Thursday 4 February 2021
  • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 16 February 2021, 7p, via Zoom. Registration begins at 6p.
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Sunday 21 February 2021, 6p, via Zoom
March 2021
  • NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: Thursday 4 March 2021
  • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 16 March 2021, 7p, via Zoom. Registration begins at 6p.
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Sunday 21 March 2021, 6p, via Zoom
April 2021
  • NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: Thursday 8 April 2021
  • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 20 April 2021, 7p, via Zoom. Registration begins at 6p.
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Sunday 25 April 2021, 6p, via Zoom
May 2021
  • NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: Thursday 6 May 2021
  • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 18 May 2021, 7p, via Zoom. Registration begins at 6p.
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Sunday 23 May 2021, 6p, via Zoom
June 2021
  • NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: Thursday 3 June 2021
  • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 15 June 2021, 7p, via Zoom. Registration begins at 6p.
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: TBA

PAST MEETINGS and EVENTS

Information on meetings in prior years may be found in the Meeting Archive.

Tue 20 Oct 2020
  • Emergency Resolutions Electronic Ballot (see the October 2020 Civic Voice for details)
  • Legislative Committee Report and Discussion
  • COVID Update: Dr Reuben Varghese, Aaron Miller, Zachary Pope; Questions
  • Overview of November General Election Ballot Bonds; relevant committees and county staff will cover specific bonds an questions
  • Open Discussion and Vote on a Resolution to Establish a Governance Task Force (and Committee Slate)
  • Open Discussion and Vote on a Resolution to Increase the Size of CivFed’s Board of Directors
  • Video footage of the 20 Oct 2020 meeting is available here.
  • An audio-only file of the 20 Oct 2020 meeting is available here.
Tue 8 Sept 2020
  • 2020 Candidates Forum
  • NAACP Membership Application and Vote
  • Introduction of a Resolution to Establish a Governance Task Force
  • Introduction of a Resolution to Increase the Size of CivFed’s Board of Directors
  • Introduction of a Resolution regarding the 2020 Arlington Park Bond
    • DRAFT Resolution [PDF, 154 KiB].
    • The draft resolution was accepted by the Chair and referred to the Parks and Recreation, Public Services and Revenues and Expenditures Committees.
  • Video footage of the 8 Sept 2020 meeting is available here.
  • An audio-only file of the 8 Sept 2020 meeting is available here.

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