Tag: Justin Wilson

Letter to the Editor: City’s top-down BID approach doesn’t work

As two of the many vocal opponents of the proposed Old Town business improvement district, we applaud the decision by City Manager Mark Jinks to...

City council discusses potential farmers’ market changes

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At Tuesday night’s legislative session, council members discussed potential improvements for the Old Town Farmers’ Market. Mae Carroll, Old Town...

City’s Old Town BID decision met with mixed reactions

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  More than a year after an exploratory committee began developing plans to create a business improvement district in Old Town, City...

Tim Lovain reflects on eight years on city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  Councilor Tim Lovain, who is in the midst of his third city council term, said he won’t seek reelection in...

City council weighs in on fall session

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As city council prepares to begin its fall term with a legislative session on Sept. 12, members say they expect...

BID debate to reignite this fall

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As city council’s summer recess winds down, discussions are beginning again on the future of the proposed Old Town business improvement...

City council defers action on BID until Tuesday

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com   The Alexandria City Council voted unanimously at a public hearing on Saturday to allot further time at Tuesday's legislative meeting to discuss and...

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...

How the city plans to meet its outfalls deadline by 2025

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com  After Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) signed into law bills that will require Alexandria to have its aged sewer system outfalls updated by...
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