Why should you be considered for appointment to the council member district 5 position?
Because you think you would be the best person for the job and your significant other supports your decision.
Arlington, Washington and Georgetown However, an act of Congress in 1871 effectively merged the City of Washington and the Territory into a single entity called the District of Columbia, which has one city council for the whole district. Arlington and Georgetown are not officially cities. They are considered neighborhoods of D.C.