Tag: city council

City council needs creativity – and an architect

To the editor: Public approvals need to have city government integrity behind them, otherwise we have a breach in the public trust and how can we...

Council discusses affordable housing tax

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At Tuesday’s budget work session and legislative meeting, city council held a preliminary add/delete session and made a final vote...

Our View: Let’s re-think how Alexandria conducts council elections

Alexandria is in the midst of our triennial local election cycle, in which we will select a mayor, six city council members and nine...

First quarter campaign finance reports released

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Mayor Allison Silberberg raised $15,000 more than her challenger in the mayoral election, Vice Mayor Justin Wilson, in the first...

My View: Karig hearing was a visit to Alice’s ‘Wonderland’

By Jeremy Flachs On Jan. 20, our city council voted 6-1 to approve the development at Karig Estates without modification, a vote which denied the appeal of...

To the editor: It’s time to give city police fair pay

To the editor: My name is Diana Barrett and I’m president of the Alexandria Chapter of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association. I am writing...

To the editor: It’s time to sustain affordable housing in Alexandria

To the editor: For almost two decades, Alexandria has lost a considerable amount of its affordable housing stock, making it increasingly difficult for average Alexandrians...

To the editor: New PAC seeks change on council

To the editor: It’s time for a change. Alexandrians for Better City Government represents Alexandrians seeking real choice and change in the upcoming Alexandria Democratic...

Showdown looms over T.C. Williams stadium lights

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite attending classes in a relatively new, modern building, athletes at T.C. Williams High School have long dealt with the...

Kevin Dunne discusses city council run

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Kevin Dunne isn’t the most traditional candidate vying for a seat on council in 2018. So far the only Republican to...
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