Ashton Heights Civic Association Meeting Minutes for 05/15/2019

Posted by on May 26, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Scott Sklar, AHCA President, brought meeting to order at 7:35 pm.   Tom Eversole of Shepherd’s Center of McLean, Arlington and Falls Church – a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which provides rides, limited handyman services and visits for elderly people who wish to remain in their homes for as long as possible.  It has been around since 2006.  There are 7 centers in northern Virginia and 59 centers in the country.  The minimum age to...

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Ashton Heights Civic Association Meeting Minutes for 04/17/2019

Posted by on Apr 23, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Scott Sklar, AHCA President, brought meeting to order at 7:30 pm.   Representatives from Arlington County Police Officers Busser and Levy – Crimes stats for this past quarter between January 1 thru April 1 reflect approximately 85 offenses including 11 drunk and disorderly, 2 embezzlements, 6 frauds, 2 ID thefts, 18 larcenies and 1 sexual offense.  All primarily in the Ballston area. April 27, 2019 will be Drug Take Back Day for the...

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Ashton Heights Civic Association Meeting 03/20/2019

Posted by on Apr 5, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Scott Sklar, AHCA President, brought meeting to order at 7:30 pm, with a full schedule.  Various AHCA Committee reports: Transportation Committee, Patrick Lueb was not here, but Scott shared draft copies of the Ashton Heights Transportation and Parking Principles and went through to solicit comments.  Please review and email any comments to Patrick.  We will vote on this document at next month’s meeting. AHCA Neighborhood Historian, Jim...

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Ashton Heights Canopy Tree and Native Plants Principles

Posted by on Feb 25, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

(approved 1/16/2019) A. The Ashton Heights Civic Association (AHCA) supports retention, expansion and resident education on the benefits of our tree canopy, with a focus on replacement and expansion and utilization of native trees.  Ashton Heights’ tree canopy declined from 48.3% in 2008 to 40% in 2016 (the most recent survey). It is apparent that this decline has continued since 2016, but it has not yet  documented or quantified.  Much of the...

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Ashton Heights Civic Association Meeting Minutes for 01/16/2019

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ashton Heights Civic Association Meeting Minutes 01/16/2019Scott Sklar, AHCA President, brought meeting to order a bit earlier at 7:23 pm, since we had a full schedule.  Various AHCA Committee reports:Membership Committee: Jim O’Brien – The PayPal aspect of our website is back up, so members can now pay for their memberships on-line.Transportation Committee, Patrick Lueb was not here, but Scott mentioned that Patrick mentioned that the...

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