Tag: city council

Letter to the Editor: Amazon would help diversify city’s economy

To the editor: Last week, Amazon announced Northern Virginia was one of 20 sites in North America to be selected for the next round of...

Letter to the Editor: City hall decisions harm small business

To the editor: Alexandria’s small business community is struggling. Increasingly, one sees on residential doorsteps, items purchased online and delivered by parcel service trucks. Retail...

Letter to the Editor: One mayoral candidate fights for the average...

To the editor: Soon we will have an upcoming Alexandria city election and voters will be asked to vote for a new city council and...

Del Pepper discusses her priorities for Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When Del Pepper discusses her thoughts on the issues facing Alexandria, her excitement suggests this is her first run for...

Tax assessment gap widens

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At Tuesday evening’s legislative session, city council received and passed a staff report on 2018 real property assessments, approved a...

Our View: A tale of two tax bases

Gaps in the political realm are generally not good. A gender gap that’s too wide can spell doom for a political career. An education...

My View: Why I’m running for city council

By Amy Jackson I see Alexandria in two lights: the past and the future. In the past, Alexandria has always been very good to me. I...

Allison Silberberg prepares to launch reelection bid

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Incumbent Mayor Allison Silberberg announced in early January she will run for reelection this year to continue fighting for a...

My View: The approach I would bring to city council

By Robert Ray At its Jan. 20 public hearing, decisions made by our city council demonstrate the need for attributes and values that I would...

Letter to the Editor: Stream on Karig property is an RPA

To the editor: I listened to the discussion on the Karig Estate site at the Jan. 20 city council public hearing. The basic issue was...
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