Tag: city council

Your Views: Time to rename Pickett Street

To the editor: In 1953, the Alexandria City Council renamed more than 30 streets for Confederate military leaders after it annexed a portion of Fairfax...

Your Views: Solution looking for a problem

To the editor: On June 20, the Alexandria City Council voted to ban the carrying of firearms on city property. Because of all the talk about...

Council prohibits guns on city property

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council unanimously adopted an ordinance that bans firearms on city property at the public hearing held on Saturday. The ordinance...

Your Views: Don’t pass misguided gun policy

To the editor: As a native of Alexandria and a gun owner with a concealed hand-gun permit, I believe that city council’s proposed anti-gun ordinance...

Your Views: Police review board is a bad idea

To the editor: I read with dismay that the Alexandria City Council approved a proposal to establish a community police review board. Why is the...

Council plans community police review board

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A new chapter in the civil rights movement has emerged across the nation in the wake of the death of...

Your Views: It’s time for a clean sweep

To the editor: I am becoming increasingly concerned about the questionable management of our city, particularly enforcement of city codes, bias against residents and for...

Alexandria receives $13.9 million in CARES funding

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council unanimously approved plans for residential rental assistance, food security and small business assistance with money the city received...

City council adopts FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council adopted the fiscal year 2021 operating budget on April 29, after an abridged and highly unconventional budget session...

Council discusses future COVID-19 testing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dr. Stephen Haering, director of the Alexandria Health Department, discussed the future of COVID-19 testing in Alexandria at a city...