Tag: city council

Council passes emergency ordinances to combat COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Council unanimously adopted several ordinances and resolutions in order to respond to the growing impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus during an...

ARHA calls for redevelopment of affordable housing

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority put out a call for developers to redevelop five affordable housing properties in the...

Your Views: Rebutting Jinks’ rebuttal

To the editor: A rebuttal to City Manager Mark Jinks’ Feb. 13 opinion piece, “Key facts about Seminary Road,” is in order. Jinks argued that...

Water taxi commuter service to operate permanently

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously approved a license agreement permitting Potomac Riverboat Company to use its water taxis for commuter service during...

Council updates city’s vision for Eisenhower East

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council updated the 2003 Eisenhower East small area plan to push for more affordable housing, open space and pedestrian...

Council approves senior housing building on First Street

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A new type of housing project is coming to Alexandria. City council approved the Aspire, a six-story, age-restricted multifamily building at...

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...

Seminary Road update goes before council next week

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council is slated to hear an update about the controversial restructuring of Seminary Road at its legislative meeting on...

Alexandria Presbyterian Church expansion advances

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] City council voted unanimously at its public hearing on Saturday to allow the Alexandria Presbyterian Church to move forward with...

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...