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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.

FY2022 (Jul 2021-Jun 2022) DUES NOTICE

Member dues for the 2022 fiscal year are due and payable, along with annual certifications. Dues for the current year are $65. Dues may be paid by check or by Zelle.

If paying by check:
Send check to Arlington Civic Federation, PO Box 42091, Arlington Virginia, 22203. Please be sure to include the name of the organization on the check as a memo. Please send an updated list of delegates to secretary@civfed.org.

If paying by Zelle, please email treasurer@civfed.org including the following information: Name of Organization, Name of Payer, Phone Number for Payer (for questions), Zelle ID (email address or phone number). The treasurer will then respond with the ACCF Zelle payment information. Please also email secretary@civfed.org with the updated list of delegates.

If you have questions, please email treasurer@civfed.org for payment information and secretary@civfed.org for any other questions. Thank you!

GENERAL INFORMATION

General Membership meetings of the Arlington County Civic Federation (ACCF) are generally held at 7.00 pm on the SECOND 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 14 Dec 2021 at 7p via Zoom.

On 14 Dec 2021, the ACCF will conduct a virtual Membership Meeting using Zoom, a videoconferencing platform. Delegates, Alternate Delegates, others associated with member organizations, and the public are invited to attend.

Advance registration for the meeting is required and must be completed by noon on Tuesday 14 December 2021. To register in advance for this meeting, click here.

A confirmation email will be sent with unique meeting log-in/phone-in details. We ask for your cooperation and strongly encourage early check-in, which starts at 6 PM. To expedite the check-in process, please use your first and last name as your profile name, this will help our team ensure delegates receive their electronic ballots. If you are not familiar with Zoom, here is a link to information and instructions on how to register and participate the Membership Meeting. If voting members register after this deadline, receipt of an electronic ballot cannot be ensured. The Secretary must be notified of voting member substitutions by noon, Monday 13 December 2021.

Again, you MUST pre-register for the meeting no later than noon EDT, Tuesday 14 December.

AGENDA

  • 6.00 pm Zoom Check-In for Pre-Registered Attendees Begins
  • 7.00 pm Regular Business: Welcome, Pledge of Allegiance, Greet New Delegates, Approve Minutes [PDF, 1,6 MiB].
  • 7.15 pm Panel on Arlington Public Broadband
    • Jack Belcher, Chief Technology Innovation Officer and Director Department of Technology Services, Arlington County
    • Tim Dempsey, ArlFiber Public Broadband Collective
    • Ray LaMura, President, Broadband Association of Virginia (VCTA)
  • 8.05 pm New Member Application and Vote
  • 8.25 pm Tree Canopy Update
  • 8.40 pm Civic Association President’s Roundtable Recap/li>
  • 8.50 pm Old Business
  • 9.05 pm New Business
  • 9.10 pm Adjourn

The December Civic Voice is available here [PDF, 355 KiB].


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MOST RECENT MEETING
Tue 9 Nov 2021
  • Video footage of the 9 Nov 2021 meeting is available here.
  • An audio-only file of the 9 Nov 2021 meeting is available here.
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    FUTURE MEETINGS and EVENTS

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

    December 2021
    • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 14 December 2021, 7p, via Zoom
    • BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: Sunday 19 December 2021, 4p, via Zoom
    January 2022
    • NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: TBD
    • SPECIAL MEETING: Annual joint meeting with Arlington County Board: Monday 3 January 2022, 7p via Zoom
    • BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: TBD
    February 2022
    • NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Tuesday 25 January 2022, 6p
    • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 8 February 2022, 7p, via Zoom
    • BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: Sunday 13 February 2022, 4p, via Zoom
    March 2022
    • NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Tuesday 22 February 2022, 6p
    • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 8 March 2022, 7p, via Zoom
    • BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: Sunday 13 March 2022, 4p, via Zoom
    April 2022
    • NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Tuesday 29 March 2022, 6p
    • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 12 April 2022, 7p, via Zoom
    • BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: Sunday 17 April 2022, 4p, via Zoom
    May 2022
    • NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Tuesday 26 April 2022, 6p
    • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 10 May 2022, 7p, via Zoom
    • BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: Sunday 15 May 2022, 4p, via Zoom
    June 2022
    • NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Tuesday 31 May 2022, 6p
    • GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 14 June 2022, 7p, via Zoom
    • BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: Sunday 19 June 2022, 4p, via Zoom

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    PAST MEETINGS and EVENTS

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

    Tue 12 Oct 2021
  • Video footage of the 12 Oct 2021 meeting is available here.
  • An audio-only file of the 12 Oct 2021 meeting is available here.
  • 14 Sept 2021
    • Candidates’ Forum
      • Arlington County Board
      • Arlington School Board
      • Virginia House of Delegates
    • Diversity, Equity, Belonging, and Inclusion [DEBI] Resolution Vote APPROVED Resolution [PDF, 159 KiB]. This Resolution was APPROVED with amendments.
    • Arlington Schools Bond Q&A
  • Video footage of the 14 Sept 2021 meeting is available here.
  • An audio-only file of the 14 Sept 2021 meeting is available here.
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    The Arlington County Civic Federation does not endorse and is not responsible for content, opinion or information contained in any announcements or linked websites.


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