Tag: Budget

City Hall Watch with Bill Rossello: Making Alexandria less affordable for...

In its quest to make housing affordable in Alexandria, city hall may have been its own worst enemy. An astonishing 74% of residents are...

City Council adopts FY2022 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] After another financially uncertain year due to the pandemic, City Council unanimously adopted its fiscal year 2022 budget on May...

Proposed FY2022 budget includes tax rate decrease

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks presented his proposed fiscal year 2022 budget, which included a 2-cent decrease in the real estate...

Our View: Kudos on the budget

Some people re-post the same photo each year on Facebook, which provides reminders of the anniversary of prior posts. Likewise, it seems as if...

Our View: Bad optics in school board budget

The school board budget adopted this month had to be cut slightly due to pandemic-caused shortfalls in the city’s revenues. Unfortunately, the school board opted...

School board passes FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria City School Board unanimously adopted its revised fiscal year 2021 budget during a virtual meeting on June 5. Both...

Your Views: A long recession likely looms

To the editor: After reading the April 16 article on the revised city budget, I was distressed by the lack of realism and unjustified collective...

City council adopts FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council adopted the fiscal year 2021 operating budget on April 29, after an abridged and highly unconventional budget session...

FY2021 budget moves forward with no add/deletes

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council moved forward with City Manager Mark Jinks’ revised FY2021 budget with no add/delete items during Saturday’s public hearing. The...

Our View: Revised budget demonstrates city manager’s strengths

When City Manager Mark Jinks released his original fiscal year 2021 budget back in February, we, like many in the city, were appalled by...