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Council to consider new parking standards

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The Alexandria Parking Standards For New Development Task Force and the Transportation & Environmental Services department brought proposed changes to parking standards before...

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...

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...

Our View: Sewer fix shouldn’t turn into money pit

The verdict is in regarding Alexandria’s antiquated sewer lines and it’s not what our elected officials wanted to hear. The city has eight years to...

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...

No place for shortcuts when it comes to budget cuts

Councilwoman Alicia Hughes' proposal to cut $7.5 million from the city budget just by cutting contract and consulting fees is another example of shortcut, "look-Ma-no-hands" budgeting that avoids making tough budget decisions.
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