Tag: Budget

City manager proposes 2-cent real estate tax hike with FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks presented his Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal, which includes a 2-cent real estate tax increase, to...

City responds to Seminary Road inquires

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following months of community turmoil over the narrowing of Seminary Road, city staff went before council Tuesday evening to provide...

Hutchings presents ACPS FY2021 budget

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] At its first meeting of 2020, the Alexandria City School Board considered an overview of the proposed fiscal year 2021...

Your Views: Is our city manager overpaid?

To the editor: I’m responding to the letter from Townsend “Van” Van Fleet – “Be more prudent with city resources” – in the Dec. 12...

School board adopts FY2020 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] School board members voted unanimously to approve Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings’ fiscal year 2020 combined funds budget and FY2020-2029 Capital...

Superintendent Hutchings proposes custodian plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] After months of public outcry, a plan is in the works to address the 30 Alexandria City Public Schools custodians...

FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...

Our View: A good budget

With apologies to J.K. Rowling, we are tempted to say, “You’re a wizard, Mark.” How else to view Alexandria’s fiscal year 2020 budget, passed...

Final add/delete session results in no tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council agreed on a combination of budget adds and reductions in new spending that will allow the city to maintain...

Your Views: Fully fund our firefighters

To the editor: I am the president of the Alexandria Fire Fighters Local 2141 and am writing this letter on behalf of more than 255...