Tag: Budget

Community Lodgings reflects on 30 years

What is now known as Community Lodgings Inc. was launched 30 years ago with literally a prayer and a shoestring budget. Former board chair Barry Roman, involved...

Our View: Berlin is an unusually qualified interim

When someone or something is labeled interim, it heralds a temporary situation: an intervening time period. In music, the interim element is a bridge, connecting...

Our View: Let’s mobilize philanthropic Alexandria to fight the opioid crisis

Alexandria is a city with a long philanthropic track record of responding generously, and swiftly, to need. Numerous local nonprofits support at-risk children, shut-in...

Our View: Lack of public restrooms is a matter of some...

Where do you go when you have to, well, go? That’s actually a question of some urgency for many Old Town visitors. City officials work...

City Council votes to approve historic tax increase

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The Alexandria City Council voted 6-1 to adopt a $728.1 million general fund fiscal year 2018 budget on May 4. This...

Our View: Council needs to better steward our tax dollars

The concept of stewardship should be central to any discussion of city council’s historic 6-1 vote at Monday night’s add/delete session to raise local...

City Council expected to set record-setting tax hike

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The Alexandria City Council is poised to approve an unprecedented 5.7 cent real estate tax hike when it votes to approve...

Opinion: Pursuing a proactive, prudent budget

By Mayor Allison Silberberg We are in the thick of the budget process. This is a time for all of us to focus on the...

City manager proposes $585.6 budget with service cuts, no tax increases

City Manager Rashad Young proposed a $585.6 million budget Tuesday that avoids tax hikes while boosting public safety and education funding. But the spending plan cuts...

$236 million ACPS budget would shorten intersession, overhaul adult education

Superintendent Morton Sherman unveiled Alexandria City Public Schools’ $236-million fiscal year 2013 operating budget Thursday, a proposal that shakes up several of the district’s...
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