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An Afternoon on the Pike

Last week’s presidential primary marked the real beginning of this year’s County Board race. Thank you to everyone who volunteered to greet voters at the polls, reminding them to vote again on June 14th and sharing our campaign message. I look forward to your support throughout the spring as we share our message with Arlington. […] Read more

Mar, 07, 2016

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Widening I-66

You may have heard the announcement this morning that VDOT is planning to move ahead with adding tolls on I-66 and is also pushing ahead with widening the highway inside the Beltway, which is a change from the Governor’s original proposal last year. Like many of you, I am concerned about the impact that this […] Read more

Feb, 10, 2016

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You’re Invited: Jan 30 Campaign Kickoff

You are cordially invited to the CAMPAIGN KICKOFF for Libby Garvey for Arlington County Board Saturday, January 30th From 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm At the home of Mrs. Barbara Monroe 5603 1st Street South Arlington, VA 22204 Appetizers and Refreshments Donations are Welcome but Not Required RSVP to info@libbygarvey.com Walk-ins welcome. Free to attend. […] Read more

Jan, 23, 2016

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Libby Announces Reelection Campaign at Jan 6 ACDC Meeting

Below are Libby’s full remarks from the Jan 6 Arlington Democrats monthly meeting. “Democrats believe that we’re greater together than we are on our own—that this country succeeds when everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same rules.” Democrats don’t just hold the value of equality. We […] Read more

Jan, 07, 2016

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Libby’s Remarks to the County Board – Jan 1, 2016

Happy New Year! It sure does feel like a new year with two new Board members. What an exciting time to be in Arlington! Clearly, some things are going to be different this year, but a lot will stay the same. We will build on the work of the great Board members who have gone […] Read more

Jan, 02, 2016

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November Update: Ballston Quarter, Budget Carryover, I-66 Toll and Syrian Refugees

Friends, November was busy with three days of meetings. Here’s my roundup of items of interest. Ballston Quarter: The total transformation of Ballston Common Mall into Ballston Quarter was unanimously approved. There are more approvals to come, but I’m pleased this promising and crucial project for the economic health of the Ballston area is well […] Read more

Dec, 06, 2015

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Housing, School Expansion and a Dentist Office

September was a long agenda with a number of interesting items. Affordable Housing After about 3 years of study and work by citizens and staff, the Board adopted the Affordable Housing Master Plan. We had delayed adoption from our July meeting to give everyone a little more time, and I think it paid off. The […] Read more

Nov, 12, 2015

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Save the Date

I hope everyone is doing ok with the winter weather we’ve been having. It will be good to see spring! Taxes: I hear more every year about how difficult it is for people to afford our ever increasing property taxes. At our meeting last Saturday we advertised the tax rate for next year with an […] Read more

Mar, 10, 2015

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We Need a School, But We Got a Parking Lot

Our January organizational meeting had the usual speeches and the announcement of the Facilities Working Group that will take a long overdue holistic look at what property and facilities are owned by the County and what needs we will have over the next 20 years. I am hopeful this will help set the stage for a […] Read more

Feb, 06, 2015

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Libby’s New Year’s 2015 Remarks

Watch Libby’s remarks to the Arlington County Board during their 2015 Organizational Meeting on January 1st.

Jan, 24, 2015

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