In December of 2016 BMCA send a letter county transportation office reflecting our fall prioritization work (see the Wilson Boulevard page for details). Shortly after BMCA members attended at county presentation on the planned spring 2017 Wilson changes, providing feedback in alignment with the BMCA priorities. According to county staff officials: “County staff are incorporating community feedback
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On Monday December 5, 2016 BMCA will be hosting a public meeting on the county’s Wilson Concept Plan from 7-9 at the Church of the Brethren. More information can be found on the Wilson Position Project page. http://www.boulevardmanor.org/civic-association/committees/wilson-boulevard/
Voting is now open for weighting the Wilson position priorities, the ‘polls’ will remain open through November 13. We will be using an online Google form to vote. If you need a paper ballot, or know of someone who might need a paper ballot, please let Matt Smith know! When you vote you will be prompted
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
At the June 2016 BMCA general meeting the association charged the BMCA president with establishing a committee to determine the will of the association on Wilson Blvd. Our timing is perfect because the county is preparing to perform some additional adjustments to Wilson in the spring. The Wilson Committee page on the BMCA site has
On October 10, 2016 School Board member Reid Goldstein spoke with us about the upcoming high school boundary change process. Approximately 50 people attended the presentation. There was a good dialog and exchange of ideas and concerns. Mr. Goldstein also stayed after to answer questions one-on-one. Here’s a copy of the presentation Mr. Goldstein used.
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 –
The Boulevard Manor Civic Association will hold its Fall General Meeting at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street, on Monday, October 19, 2015 beginning promptly at 7:00 pm. The agenda will include: Powhatan Springs Skate Park renovations – Patti Hurst, Skaters for Arlington Skatepark Reeves farmhouse restoration and preservation – Sandra Spear, Reeves Farm Conservation Society Arlington
The Boulevard Manor Civic Association will hold a special Neighborhood Meeting at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street, on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 beginning promptly at 7:00 pm. The agenda will include: Reeves farmhouse working group – update on progress and plans for restoration of the farm house and community use. Wilson Boulevard reconfiguration – consider joining request
In June all Boulevard Manor residents should have received their Between the Boulevards newsletter. Included are articles on the Wilson Boulevard restriping, the County Board’s decision to sell the Reeve’s house, and upcoming events for the summer and fall. The current newsletter and archive of all prior newsletters is available on the BMCA website.