MPAC Issues, 2019
Monitor City Council (standing committee) - Members of this committee attend (or monitor) every work session and meeting of the Arlington City Council and distribute summary reports to MPAC members.
Monitor Arlington Tomorrow Foundation (standing committee) - The plan for this committee is to observe the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation grant award process to ensure MPAC is well informed and to impact the process as deemed necessary. They will attend as many ATF committee meetings as possible.
Public Art - (standing committee) -The goal of this committee is to increase awareness of current public art and encourage more public art in Arlington.
Clean Arlington - It is the goal of this committee that Arlington be known as a clean city with an active anti-litter initiative and to initiate localized programs to sustain a litter free community. The initial focus is cleaning up of litter along the most high traffic corridors of Arlington and adopting the use of residential trash bins in place of loose trash bags for trash collection.
Pollinators - The object of the Pollinator Task Force is to increase citizen awareness of pollinator issues and their importance in our community and to encourage the community to provide and conserve our pollinators and their habitats through education and by providing resources.
Downtown Arlington - The goal of this committee is to increase awareness of downtown Arlington, the Arlington Downtown Master Plan and to advocate for the continued, successful development of the area.
Short Term Rentals - The objective of this group is to follow the Short Term Rental issue and support STR regulations that would address the permitting process, a two-tier system (full-time occupied v. non-owner occupied), standards, and occupancy taxation.
Quality Daycare and Early Learning Programs - This group will work to improve and strengthen Arlington neighborhoods through access to quality daycare and early learning programs.
Transportation - The objective of this group is to determine the Candidates’ views of the best short and long term transportation solutions for Arlington.