Author Archives: Phil Klingelhofer

BMCA Special Meeting on Monday, March 13 at 7pm

The Boulevard Manor Civic Association will hold a special meeting at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street, on Monday, March 13, beginning promptly at 7:00 pm. This will be an informational meeting on County plans for the Reeves farmhouse and a progress report on the BMCA Neighborhood Conservation project in Bluemont Park to restore the natural

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BMCA Winter Meeting on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7:00pm

The Boulevard Manor Civic Association will hold its Summer General Meeting at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street, on Monday, February 27, beginning promptly at 7:00 pm. Meeting agenda: Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary Gardens – Alyssa Morel Arlington’s Urban Forest Effects and Values – Phil Klingelhofer Treasurer’s report – Rob Pilot President’s report – Phil Neighborhood Conservation Bluemont Park

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BOARD SENDS FOLLOW-UP LETTER TO ARLINGTON COUNTY PROTESTING USE OF BLUEMONT PARK SOUTH PARKING LOT FOR SNOW STORAGE AND MELTING

At the BMCA Board meeting on February 8, the Board discussed the information it had received on the hazardous materials and toxic chemicals emitted by operation of heavy industrial equipment such as what is used by the County when hauling snow through our neighborhood streets and at the Bluemont Park South Parking lot for emergency snow

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BLUEMONT PARK NEIGHBORHOOD CONSERVATION PROJECT BEGINS NOVEMBER 14 WITH INVASIVE PLANT TREATMENT IN WOODLAND

Arlington County CPHD (Community Planning and Housing Development) in conjunction with DPR (Department of Parks and Recreation) is implementing a Neighborhood Conservation (NC) project Bluemont Park.  This is a project that the Boulevard Manor Civic Association has approved as part of the Spring 2016 funding round for NC projects.  The general area is between Carlin

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Bluemont Park Neighborhood Conservation Project to begin by mid-November

The Boulevard Manor Civic Association (BMCA) Neighborhood Conservation project for Bluemont Park is set to begin this month.  Kathy von Bredow, RLA, Arlington County Parks and Recreation, will oversee the project which includes several different elements. This NC project is a multi-year program that will: Restore the natural woodland area in Bluemont Park (in the area

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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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