Delegate’s resignation triggers special election

Del. Robert H. Brink (D-Arlington) resigned recently from the House of Delegates to become a deputy commissioner in the state Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services. The 48th District includes about 18,000 residents in the McLean area of Fairfax County.

A special election for the position will be held Aug. 19.

McLean lawyer Richard “Rip” Sullivan is the Democratic nominee, and David Foster, former president of the Virginia Board of Education and Arlington School Board chairman, is the Republican nominee.

Arlington hikes fees for police, accident and other reports

The Arlington County Police Department’s Central Records section has announced an increase in fees to obtain accident reports, criminal history checks and police report verifications. All reports are now $10. The higher fees went into effect July 1.

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Alexandria deputy city manager set to retire next month

Michele R. Evans, Alexandria’s deputy city manager, will retire Aug. 1.

Evans also served as the city manager’s liaison to the Sheriff’s Office, Alexandria Courthouse agencies, the Alexandria Health Department and more, and was active in coordinating the Alexandria Police Memorial Project and breast cancer awareness programs. She has been a city employee for more than three decades.

Arlington treasurer leaves office; special election is planned

Francis X. O’Leary (D) has retired as treasurer of Arlington County after serving in the position for more than 30 years. Deputy Treasurer Carla de la Pava was sworn in Monday as interim treasurer. A special election will be held to fill the position; a date has yet to be set for the election.

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