MPAC Issues for 2022
Seven of the 8 candidates running for city council attended the candidate breakfast at First Presbyterian Church on March 26. The 7 candidates were interviewed by 21 MPAC members from the three task forces and the Monitor City Council standing committee. The group voted to support these candidates:
District 1 Helen Moise
District 2 Raul Gonzalez
District 6 Albert Parra
District 7 Bowie Hogg
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) - This committee monitors the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation grant award process to ensure MPAC is well informed of their grants and to impact the process as deemed necessary.
Beautification - The goal of this committee is to increase awareness of current public art and encourage more public art in Arlington. Shown above is Donna Darovitch with a new piece displayed in Meadowbrook Sculpture Garden in Meadowbrook Park.
Environmental - The objective of the Pollinator Task Force is to increase citizen awareness of pollinator and environmental issues and their importance in our community..
Economic Development - The goal of this committee is to study the process and monitor the progress of Arlington's revitalization, redevelopment and reinvestment projects.