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Join us to talk Retail on February 23rd

Our February meeting will focus on the retail and restaurant environment in Clarendon and Courthouse. We’ll be joined by representatives from Arlington Economic Development and Market Common.

Join us at 7:30pm on February 23rd. We’ll be meeting at the Hyatt Place Couthouse.

Party on the Plaza

On July 22nd, from 5-7pm, the CCCA is co-hosting a community event, “Party on the Plaza” at the newly improved Courthouse plaza. There will be free food, music, games and more! We will have a table to talk about what’s going on with the civic association.

Check out this flyer for more information and pass the word on to your neighbors.

2016 Civic Assocation Elections

Our 2016 Clarendon Courthouse Civic Association elections are July 19th. Our meeting will be at 7:30PM at the Navy League building (2300 Wilson Blvd).

Our executive board is elected annually. Currently, not all positions are filled, so we’re hoping to see some new volunteers! The following positions are up:

President
Vice-President
Treasurer
Outreach Secretary
Recording Secretary
Neighborhood Conservation Advisory Committee Representative
Civic Federation Representative (4)
Civic Federation Alternate (4)

Questions? Email Ben D’Avanzo at president@clarendoncourthouseva.org

February 2016 Meeting

If you are not already a CCCA member, but live within the Clarendon Courthouse Civic Association boundaries and are interested in joining, please contact us.

CCCA Meeting February 2016

February 16, 2016 at 7:30p.m.
AUSA Conference Center (2425 Wilson Blvd).

Please join us for our next meeting next Tuesday, February 16th at 7:30. We’ll be meeting at the AUSA building’s (2425 Wilson Blvd) first floor conference room. Tom Hutchings, Capital Projects Manager for the county’s transportation division, will present on the county’s plan to improve Clarendon Circle.

January 2016 Meeting

If you are not already a CCCA member, but live within the Clarendon Courthouse Civic Association boundaries and are interested in joining, please contact us.

CCCA Meeting January 2016

January 19, 2016 at 7:30p.m.
AUSA Conference Center (2425 Wilson Blvd).

Leidy Perez-Davis, the Director of Outreach for our Congressman, Representative Don Bayer, will be there to talk with us about how the Congressman might be of help to the neighborhood. We will also engage in some 2016 planning and priority setting.

Share our flyer!

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December 2015 Meeting

If you are not already a CCCA member, but live within the Clarendon Courthouse Civic Association boundaries and are interested in joining, please contact us.

CCCA Meeting December 2015

December 15,, 2015 at 7:30p.m.
AUSA Conference Center (2425 Wilson Blvd).

Agenda

  1. Captain Afzal, Arlington County Police Department
    After discussions earlier this fall about noise and bar patrons, we decided to invite our police precinct captain to an upcoming meeting. We can also talk about pedestrian and traffic safety, crime issues and anything else you would like to raise.
  2. 11th St Park Presentation From Parks Staff
    Representatives from the County’s Park’s staff will present their plans for improving the 11th st. Park.
  3. Potential discussion of NCAC representatives
  4. Reports
    • Clarendon Alliance
    • Civic Federation
    • Any updates on Courthouse Square Improvement Efforts

November 2015 Meeting

If you are not already a CCCA member, but live within the Clarendon Courthouse Civic Association boundaries and are interested in joining, please contact us.

CCCA Meeting November 2015

November 17, 2015 at 7:30p.m.
AUSA Conference Center (2425 Wilson Blvd).

  1. County Transportation Staff 
  • A representative from the county’s transportation staff will discuss issues relevant to our community, including crosswalks, signage and traffic issues.
  • 11th St Park Improvement Proposal and Neighborhood Conservation Advisory Committee (NCAC) Discussion
  • Residents of the Clarendon Park community have been working with county staff to make changes to the 11thst park. They would like to have the CCCA nominate the park for NCAC funding. We will discuss the project and vote on whether to nominate it for the funding.
  • We will also hear about an NCAC-related study of Arlington parks performed with open data software.

2. Review of our new CCCA flyer, social media, and website payment system. 

3. Reports

  • Clarendon Alliance
  • Civic Federation
  • Update on Courthouse Square Improvements

October 2015 Meeting

If you are not already a CCCA member, but live within the Clarendon Courthouse Civic Association boundaries and are interested in joining, please contact us.

CCCA Meeting October 2015

October 20, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
The Courtland Park Community Room – 2500 Clarendon Blvd.

Agenda

  1. Live Entertainment Permit  Renewals
    The following establishments have live entertainment permits up for renewal. We will discuss any issues with the following:
  2. County Planning Staff – Kris Krider, Planning Supervisor at County’s Planning and Development  Department
    Kris will discuss next steps for the Courthouse Square project, as well as other issues around development in Clarendon and Courthouse.
  3. County Transportation Staff
    A representative from the county’s transportation staff will discuss issues relevant to our community, including cross walks, signage and traffic issues.

    • AmericanTapRoom, 3101 Wilson Blvd
    • Bracket Room, 1210 N. Garfield Street
    • Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd
    • Clarendon Grill, 1101 N. Highland St
    • Don Tito, 3165 Wilson Blvd
    • Hard Times Café, 3028 Wilson Blvd
    • IOTA, 3114 Wilson Blvd
    • Liberty Tavern, 3195 Wilson Blvd
    • La Tasca, 2900 Wilson Blvd
    • Lyon Hall, 3100 Washington Blvd
    • Mad Rose Tavern, 3100 Clarendon Blvd
    • Mexicali Blues, 2933 Wilson Blvd
    • Mister Days, 3100 Clarendon Blvd
    • O’Sullivan’s, 3207 Washington Blvd
    • Sehkraft, 925 N. Garfield Street
    • Sobe, 3100 Clarendon Blvd
    • Spider Kelly’s, 3171 & 3181 Wilson Blvd
    • Whitlow’s on Wilson, 2854 Wilson Blvd
  4.  CCCA Communications and Social Media
    Now that we have a website, twitter and more active Facebook page, we will discuss how we want to make use of these resources.
  5. Reports
    Clarendon Alliance
    NCAC
    Civic Federation
    Homeless Services Center

September 2015 Meeting

There will be no September meeting for the CCCA. Our next meeting will be in October, likely the 19th.

All are instead encouraged dattend the September County board meetings on September 19, 21 and 24th. They will be covering :

  • The Courthouse Square plan
  • The renewing the exception allowing for the Dentist’s Office at Courthouse Plaza
  • Outdoor seating permits for Iota and Citizen Burger Bar
  • Renewing the live entertainment permit for Ragtime
  • A proposal to turn a retail space in the building connected to the Clarendon metro into a conference room space
  • A proposal to remove four parking spaces from the Market Common parking garage to make space for a mechanical room

If you are not already a CCCA member, but live within the Clarendon Courthouse Civic Association boundaries and are interested in joining, please contact us.