Board sends letter to County Board requesting community process for changes to Bluemont Park baseball field

The Board of Directors of the Boulevard Manor Civic Association sent a letter to the Arlington County Board today asking the County Board to rescind its decision to build a permanent, fully-fenced-in baseball diamond at Bluemont Park until the project can be thoroughly vetted by the adjacent communities and the relevant advisory commissions.   Permanently fencing off

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Board sends letter to Arlington County protesting use of Bluemont Park south parking lot for snow storage and melting

At the BMCA Board meeting on August 9, the Board reviewed the response from Greg Emanuel, Director of the Arlington County Department of Environmental Service to a letter from Phil Klingelhofer, BMCA President expressing extreme concern over teh Counties use of the Bluemont Park South Parking lot for emergency snow storage and melting during the

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Neighborhood Summer Meeting on Monday, June 13 at 7:00 pm.

The Boulevard Manor Civic Association will hold its Summer General Meeting at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street, on Monday, June 13, beginning promptly at 7:00 pm. Meeting agenda: Libby Garvey, Arlington Board Chair – Arlington County issues Captain Patrick Donahue, Arlington Police Department First District Commander – recent crimes in the neighborhood and traffic law enforcement

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DRAFT BMCA Motion to Extend Wilson Boulevard Reconfiguration West of Livingston Street

**** Draft, June 13, 2016 – AS OF YET NOT APPROVED, PENDING DISCUSSION AND VOTE AT NEXT BMCA MEETING *** Motion: The BMCA recommends that the County extend the Wilson Boulevard lane reconfiguration project from North Manchester Street westward to the County Line, or at least past Livingston Street. Rationale: • The lane reconfiguration for

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Powhatan Springs May 7, 2016 Clean-up – A Success – Again

Generating some post-Earth Day momentum, our BMCA, Arlington Master Naturalists, and Skaters for Arlington Skate Park volunteers pulled a pile of newly sprouted invasives — particularly garlic mustard — and hauled out a considerable amount of trash. Thankfully, the weather held and the moist ground made it that much easier to pull up the plants.

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BMCA Neighborhood Conservation project for Bluemont Park approved at May 2 neighborhood meeting

The Boulevard Manor Civic Association (BMCA) held a meeting on May 2, 2016 to review the final plans for our priority Neighborhood Conservation project for Bluemont Park.  Kathy von Bredow, RLA, Arlington County Parks and Recreation, presented the final design details of our NC project for our review and formal approval. NC Project for Bluemont Park –

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Special Neighborhood Meeting to finalize NC Project for Bluemont Park on Monday, May 2 at 7pm

Neighborhood Meeting to finalize the Neighborhood Conservation Project for Bluemont Park Monday, May 2 at 7 pm at Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street This special neighborhood meeting will start promptly at 7:00 pm with the following agenda: Neighborhood Conservation Project for Bluemont Park – Kathy von Bredow, RLA, Arlington County Parks and Recreation, will present

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Powhatan Springs – Invasive Removal and Trash Cleanup – Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10-12 AM – Please Come!

Trust we won’t have another snow shower, cold wind and rain — Please join us on Saturday, May 7, from 10AM-noon as we continue rehabilitating the woods at Powhatan Springs Park. Arlington Master Naturalists will join us. We will be removing garlic mustard, any other remaining invasives, and trash. We will have some bags for

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Impromptu Invasives Removal and Trash Pick up on Rt. 50 Shoulder Sunday, February 21, 2016, 10 AM to 12 PM

Sorry all, I was a bit slow to appreciate how accommodating the weather would be this weekend. Too early to do serious yard work around the house at my end, so I thought 10-12 AM might work for some without other plans to do some preliminary invasive clearing off trees on the Rt 50 shoulder

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