Tag: city council

Your Views: Elected officials deserve respect

To the editor: It has now been two months since the Sept. 14 city council decision regarding the design for the Seminary Road Project. Implementation...

City considers closing Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center, a 70-bed youth correctional facility located near Landmark Mall, could potentially close. The center serves...

Council to discuss school swing space at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council will discuss various items at its public hearing on Saturday, including the Patrick Henry School swing space, The Mill...

City proposes residential parking permit changes

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Changes to the city’s residential parking permit program are underway and both residents and businesses are concerned about what the...

Your Views: Those elusive mystery residents

To the editor: At the Sept. 14 public hearing on Seminary Road repaving, Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker criticized single-family residents and civic associations, claiming to...

Your Views: City staffers do council’s bidding

To the editor: Letter writers may try to blame staff for city hall's egregious policy decisions, but staff is only recommending what it has been...

Your Views: Density quest is not egalitarian

To the editor: I’m all in favor of affordable housing. But don’t be tricked – it’s a feel-good phrase. It shrouds the intent to make...

City council responds to President Trump’s refugee executive order

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council adopted a resolution in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order 1388, which required official consent from state...

City council declares climate emergency

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria joined 500 other communities worldwide in declaring a climate emergency, after city council unanimously approved a resolution to that...

City council and school board move forward with high school project

By Luke Anderson Members of Alexandria’s city council and school board held a joint meeting on Monday to discuss the next steps of the high...