Tag: canek aguirre

City Council approves $10.5 million loan for Arlandria affordable housing project

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved a $10.5 million loan to help fund the first phase of development on the Alexandria Housing...

Your Views: Public debate, private scheming

To the editor: After City Council voted to restore school resource officers on Oct. 12, we submitted a Freedom of Information Act request related...

Sunshine Law: A closer look

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Times received FOIAed documents earlier this month consisting of text and email exchanges between four City Council members who...

Alexandria nears end of city manager search

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During Tuesday night’s legislative meeting, City Council moved to establish three different advisory committees to help interview the final set...

Your Views: Aguirre, Chapman must go

To the editor: No doubt, City Councilor Canek Aguirre has done noble things in his life to help vulnerable people, mostly Hispanic immigrants. But...

Council hopefuls talk flooding, SROs, crime during public forum

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] All nine City Council candidates hopped on Zoom on Oct. 6 for a virtual forum to provide their thoughts on...

Your Views: Return. SROs. Now.

To the editor: It was truly something to witness firsthand the dismissive attitude of Alexandria’s City Council over the school resource officers issue. We...

Council approves first half of American Rescue Plan funding

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmello[email protected] City Council unanimously approved allocations for the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funding that was given to the...

Your Views: Aguirre and Chapman must go

To the editor: The Alexandria Times editorial endorsements underestimate the egregiousness of City Council’s refusal to fund school resource officers as an aggression against...

Your Views: Aguirre is wrong about co-location

To the editor: In a recent panel debate of Democratic candidates for the Alexandria City Council, incumbent Canek Aguirre said he was in favor...