Resolution of Arlington County Civic Federation:
Open Space Master Plan/Public Spaces Master Plan
Resolution adopted at the April 5, 2005 ACCF meeting.
Letter of Transmittal
Important to understanding the resolution
Arlington County Board
#1 Courthouse Plaza, Suite 300
2100 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
Honorable Jay Fisette, Chairman
Subject: Open Space Master Plan/Public Spaces Master Plan Resolution
The attached resolution on the Open Space Master Plan/Public Spaces Master Plan was approved at the general meeting of the Civic Federation on April 5.
I understand that advisory commissions and staff will be working over the next two months to prepare a final draft of this plan for consideration by the County Board. The intent of THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: 1 of the attached resolution is that the reports of Open Space Master Plan Task Force subcommittees should be carefully considered in this process. Many residents participated in meetings of the subcommittees over an extended period, and it is important to take full advantage of those efforts.
We look forward to seeing the draft master plan, which will serve as the basis for public hearings.
We feel this is important, and we ask that you include it in your discussions of these matters. We look forward to your response to our letter. Please feel free to contact me via telephone at: 703-528-3935, or via email at; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Patrick A. Smaldore Jr.
President, Arlington County Civic Federation
3859 North Second Street
Arlington, VA 22203-3803
CC: Ron Carlee, Arlington County Manager
Tobin Smith Chairman, Park and Recreation Commission
Eric Sildon Chairman, Open Space Master Plan Task Force
ACCF Parks and Recreation Committee
The Resolution Adopted by the Federation
WHEREAS, in 1994, Arlington County Board adopted the County's current Open Space Master Plan;
WHEREAS, in 2001, the County convened an Open Space Master Plan Task Force to prepare a new Public Space Master Plan;
WHEREAS, in 2002 and 2003, working groups of the Open Space Master Plan Task Force met regularly and incorporated the results of their work into contributions to a new Master Plan;
WHEREAS, in 2004, the County engaged consultants to integrate the contributions of the Open Space Master Plan Task Force and its working groups, the Park and Recreation Commission, and other advisory bodies;
WHEREAS, now in 2005, the Open Space Master Plan Task Force and the Park and Recreation Commission are working with the consultants to prepare a draft Public Space Master Plan;
WHEREAS, the County web page documents the work of the working groups and the Task Force;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED:
1. That the draft Public Space Master Plan shall consider and respond to the individual task force subcommittee reports; and
2. That the County shall hold one or more public hearings on the draft Public Space Master Plan.
This page was last revised on: April 13, 2005.