The Bluemont Civic Association is a member-driven organization. Please join us, and have a vote! Annual dues are $15 per calendar year per household. Please provide your name, address and e-mail and $15 with your check made out to “Bluemont Civic Association” to BCA Treasurer, PO Box 5134, Arlington, VA 22205. All information is for BCA use only. When we can resume membership meetings in person, dues can be paid at meetings.
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The public is welcome to attend the July Executive Board meeting of the Bluemont Civic Association on Wednesday, July 28 at 7 pm via zoom. Here is the meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84084089249?pwd=WndqWFIraUpOSlFVOEZBWVZreG5EQT09
The public is welcome to join our July Executive Board meeting.
At 7:15 pm, we will have a briefing by Rene Harris Project Manager for improvements to three
intersections along the Bluemont Junction Trail. Mr. Harris will discuss the latest design plan for the
intersection with Emerson Street, any anticipated impacts, and timing for construction.
The project website has been updated with the latest design plans for review by the community.
Please join us to hear the latest, and get your questions answered.
Here is the link to register for the meeting.
When: July 28, 2021 07:00 PM
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the
Bluemont residents are encouraged to join a zoom call to introduce the redevelopment project for the
Ballston Macy’s site.
The zoning attorney will be discuss the recently-filed 4.1 Site Plan request. The request seeks to
replace the Macy’s with 555 residential units and a 44,000-square foot ground floor grocer.
Here is the link to register for the meeting.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Bluemont residents are encouraged to participate in future civic association deliberations about this Site
Plan by joining the civic association. Information about joining is at the top of this web page, or you can
The August 25 Introduction to this redevelopment project will be followed by the August meeting of the
civic association Executive Board, which is open to civic association members in good standing.
Please help spread the word.
August 25 Executive Board Meeting
The August meeting of the Executive Board of the Bluemont Civic Association will follow the above-
described meeting to introduce the redevelopment project for the Ballston Macy’s site, using the same
meeting link. The Executive Board meeting is accessible to all civic association members in good
County staff is planning to seek County Board approval in July for outdoor seating for the
Silver Diner at The Waycroft building, 750 N. Glebe, as well as a Site Plan Amendment to
allow changes to the facade lighting of the building to be decided administratively, rather
than going to the County Board.
County staff plan to host a virtual meeting to introduce the project and get feedback from
the community. The County will establish the date and time of this meeting in the coming
The County planner has provided preliminary drawings to the Bluemont Civic Association
soon, and will later provide final drawings.
The planned outdoor seating would leave an eight-foot public right of way for pedestrians
around the outdoor seating.
If you, or anyone you know would like to be kept informed about this project, please contact
. You are encouraged to share your views with the County and the
The civic association has formed two working groups, which are seeking members:
N. Carlin Springs Road Safety Improvement Task Force
Missing Middle Housing Study Working Group
If you would like to join either group, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Working group/task force members are required to be civic association members, which requires residency in Bluemont and being current on annual dues.
Although public health conditions do not currently allow us to bring a copy to your doorstep, we are pleased to provide you an electronic copy of Neighborhood News at this link http://www.bluemontcivic.org/newsletters/BCA_News_202004.pdf
We plan to update the newsletter and hand-deliver it once that is again possible.
Neighborhood News is normally delivered to homes in Bluemont in April and October. If you would like monthly e-mail updates, please contact email@example.com.