Tag: city council

Appeal of Alexandria Presbyterian Church expansion heads to council

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A local church’s expansion project has nearby residents reading up on their scripture. “If one of the rules of the good...

Your Views: Our city manager is not overpaid

To the editor: Recently you have printed several letters accusing the City of Alexandria of overpaying its top professional staff. Comparisons have been made with...

Permit parking changes approved by city council

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved a staff-recommended change to amend the city’s residential permit parking program during its public hearing on Saturday. While...

City human rights code to include gender identity

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously voted to amend Alexandria’s human rights code to include protections for gender identity at Saturday’s public hearing....

City council approves phase two e-scooter pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to approve a phase II dockless e-scooter pilot program at its public hearing on Saturday. The phase II...

Your Views: Seminary decision an example of non-representative government

To the editor: Recent changes on Seminary Road from four lanes to three lanes and the addition of two bike lanes has sparked major controversy. To...

Our View: Is approval the only option?

The language in dockets prepared by city staff for council to consider is strange. The dockets say that all items being discussed at a...

Councilor Amy Jackson calls for reversal of Seminary road diet

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] In a surprise to fellow members of council and city staff, Councilor Amy Jackson made a motion during Tuesday’s legislative...

City staff recommends phase two scooter pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Department of Transportation and Environmental Services staff presented a recommendation to city council for a phase two e-scooter pilot program...

School board may reduce size

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria City School Board is considering decreasing the number of members on the board and increasing the length of...