Tag: alexandria city council

Analysis: Why election reform is elusive

By Mark Eaton City elections are inevitable and intermittent. Improving Alexandria’s election process offers none of the satisfactions of infrastructure enhancements such as plaques, ribbon-cutting ceremonies...

Arena impact study released; Public criticism builds with mounting objections

By James Matheson | [email protected] The Alexandria Economic Development Partnership released an impact study document on February 16 for the proposed $2 billion Potomac Yard...

What to watch at Saturday’s Council public hearing

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Council is holding a public hearing Saturday and is planning to discuss and vote on several issues of importance,...

City leaders send ‘wish list’ legislative package to General Assembly

By Mark Eaton Alexandria’s Legislative Director Sarah Graham Taylor and members of City Council are unsure how much of the city’s “wish list” has a...

Officials present new arena details in Saturday public hearing

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] At Saturday’s City Council public hearing, City Manager Jim Parajon and Alexandria Economic Development Partnership’s President and CEO Stephanie Landrum...

Wizards, Capitals to move to Potomac Yard

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] and Ryan Hopper | [email protected] It’s official: A massive entertainment district, anchored by a new arena for the Washington Wizards and...

City Council to consider North Fairfax Street multi-family building

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] After a December 5 Planning Commission 4-3 vote in favor of a new multi-family development, the fate of 301 N....

City Council naming committee makes recommendations for new street names

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The City Council Naming subcommittee motioned to rename and rededicate North Breckenridge Place; North and South Early Streets; Forrest Street;...

Mayor Justin Wilson will not seek third term

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Mayor Justin Wilson announced Friday morning in his monthly newsletter, “The Council Connection,” that he will not seek a third...

City Council unanimously adopts ZFH in late-night vote

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Just after midnight Tuesday, City Council voted unanimously to adopt the “Zoning for Housing/Housing for All” master plan and text...