Tag: alexandria city council

Council approves Route 1 South density increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  City council unanimously approved a master plan amendment that puts the city’s affordable housing strategy east of Route 1 into motion on...

Council mulls public safety pay, summer public hearing

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com City council members discussed concerns surrounding Hurricane Florence, approved salary increases for Alexandria public safety workers and debated adding a...

Council prepares to tackle key issues this fall

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com City council is back in session after the summer recess with a full slate of issues and a number of...

Letter to the Editor: Three-part plan for school safety

To the editor: Regardless of our political affiliation or ideology, we can all agree on one thing: our children are the future, and they must...

After long-running lawsuit, La Bergerie isn’t moving forward with relocation

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com After a nearly four-year-long lawsuit, the owners of La Bergerie announced in a news release Monday that they no longer...

Election 2018: All you need to know before heading to the...

By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com After months of campaigning from mayoral candidates and council hopefuls, Alexandria voters will decide the Democratic nominees for mayor and...

Letter to the Editor: The mayoral race and Democratic theory

To the editor: The race for the Democratic nomination for mayor can be viewed as the latest iteration of a centuries-old debate about democracy. On one...

Letter to the Editor: Let’s celebrate funding for affordable housing

To the editor: On Monday, city council took a bold step in addressing our housing needs here in Alexandria. A 1 percent increase in the...

Letter to the Editor: City council needs creativity – and an...

To the editor: Public approvals need to have city government integrity behind them, otherwise we have a breach in the public trust and how can we...

Controversial topics slated for council hearing

By Denise Dunbar and Missy Schrott Although at 14 items the docket is fairly slim, Saturday’s city council public hearing is shaping up to be...
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