Tag: city council

Sparks fly at BID meeting, which brings sides face-to-face

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Those battling over a proposed Old Town business improvement district came face-to- face at a city council work session on Tuesday...

Our View: To BID or not to BID is the wrong...

It’s tough to get where you want to go if you choose the wrong departure point. That’s our primary takeaway from Tuesday night’s city council...

Our View: An un’fair’ encounter at an Alexandria gym

It’s easy to stand up for free speech and to defend another’s civil rights if we agree with the statement and the cause. It...

City Council approves 72-hour parking rule exception

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The Alexandria City Council approved an amendment to the city’s contentious 72-hour parking rule at a public hearing at city...

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 leaders disagree on future of parking, transportation in Alexandria

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A request to eliminate 10 off-site parking spaces from the planned 270-unit Braddock Gateway development sparked an argument about the future...

UPDATED: Court dismisses Councilwoman Alicia Hughes’ unpaid rent case

Apartment company threatens eviction   By Derrick Perkins   An Alexandria General District Court judge dismissed a case involving City Councilwoman Alicia Hughes’ alleged failure to pay rent...

Activist Boyd Walker officially declares Alexandria City Council run

Activist Boyd Walker will run in the Democratic primary for city council, the lifelong Alexandrian announced Monday at a local Democratic Party meeting. The 43-year-old...

Planning guru Donna Fossum declares run for Alexandria City Council

West End resident Donna Fossum, a 22-year member of the city’s planning commission, announced she will run as a Democrat for city council Monday. The...

Tim Lovain declares Alexandria City Council run

Former Alexandria City Council member Tim Lovain has joined the ever-crowding race for a council seat at City Hall. Lovain, a Democrat, served one three-year...
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