News about city government, Alexandria City Council and the city’s representatives in the Virginia General Assembly.

Council approves zoning and development changes

By Cody Mello-Klein | Conversations around parking dominated the public hearing on Saturday, but city council also approved several zoning changes along with a...

City council defers action on pay-by-phone parking pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | The city’s controversial pay-by-phone parking pilot was docketed for possible permanent passage at Saturday’s city council public hearing, but due...

Virginia General Assembly approves funding for combined sewer outfall remediation

By Missy Schrott | The General Assembly adopted a state budget that includes $25 million for Alexandria’s combined sewer outfall remediation project, the City...

City manager proposes FY2020 budget

By Missy Schrott | City Manager Mark Jinks’ Fiscal Year 2020 proposed budget involves no real estate tax rate increase, no major service reductions...

Parking pilot sparks tensions

By Cody Mello-Klein | The pay-to-park pilot program currently operating in Old Town, which is slated for possible permanent implementation at Saturday’s city council...

Judge rules for city in Karig lawsuit

By Cody Mello-Klein | Judge Lisa Kemler brought an end to the Karig Estates debate at a hearing on Wednesday morning when she ruled...
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