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County Board Candidate Debate (Mon 10/1/18, 7:30PM)

The Yorktown Civic Association has scheduled a County Board candidate debate for Monday October 1st, in the Patriot Room at Yorktown High School. The meeting will start at 7:30pm and the debate around 7:45pm, to run about one hour.

This event is open to all neighboring civic association members.

Leeway Overlee By-Laws Amended (June 2018)

The most recent amendments to the Leeway Overlee by-laws were approved at the last general membership meeting on June 11. One amendment added language to Article II (Object) to ensure that the Association takes all reasonable steps to ensure that its actions represent the sometimes conflicting views of its membership. The other amendment added a new Article X (Letters of Support) to strengthen the Association's ability to help notify residents in cases of proposed use permit and zoning variance filings.

PresidentJack Grimaldi (
Vice PresidentVacant
SecretaryLadd Connell (
TreasurerJennifer Michener (
Arlington County Civic Federation Delegates
Jack GrimaldiJoan Porte
Vanessa GuestJon Desenberg
Jerry AutenRob Swennes
Tom WolfeJohn Perry
Neighborhood ConservationOther Liaisons
Representative: Rob SwennesReed School: Vanessa Paulos Guest
Alternate: Jenni MichenerLee Highway Alliance: Tom Wolfe
Leeway Overlee NewsletterElectronic
Editors: Kathee and Rob SwennesWebsite, Email List: Greg Rusk
Distribution Coordinators: Jennifer Nardacci, Amy Appelbaum, Carolyn Connel Facebook, NextDoor: Kim Klingler
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N E I G H B O O R H O O D   H I S T O R Y --
Read this short history of the various neighborhoods within the Leeway Overlee Civic Association. It was put together by Bill Ross (703-237-0357) who would welcome any comments or additions.
Photo Archive   
The collections of the Arlington County Public Library and the Arlington Historical Society include almost no historical photos of the neighborhoods within the civic association. Residents who have old photos of this area who would be interested in helping us compile a "photo gallery" of the civic association area as it used to be should contact Jim Mountain at 703-536-4082. Photos can be scanned and returned to their owners within one or two days.
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