Tag: city council

Our View: A scooter invasion

There’s an old tale, likely an urban legend, that in 1895, when the first two automobiles arrived in an Ohio town, they promptly drove...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 1: Electric scooters bolt into Alexandria, spark...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com With spring in full bloom, the birds are out and chirping in Alexandria, and joining the flock, to the dismay...

Council considers various budget cuts in preliminary add/delete session

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council held its preliminary add/delete session for the fiscal year 2020 budget on April 23. During discussion, councilors widely expressed...

Our View: A step in the right direction

City council’s decision to compromise on seating at the Del Ray Gardens restaurant at Saturday’s public hearing was the right decision, even if the...

Replica historic tall ship officially approved

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council unanimously approved a short-term lease agreement with the Tall Ship Providence Foundation, allowing the organization to sail the...

DASH operators request higher wages

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Drivers for Alexandria’s bus company, DASH, filled city council chambers with red shirts and passionate words to ask for additional...

Council approves revised Landmark Mall master plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Landmark Mall, Alexandria’s major West End development project, took a significant step forward, as city council approved a revised master...

Your Views: Religion no factor in slaughterhouse opposition

To the editor: City Councilor Del Pepper’s remark about the Halal poultry butchery, that “we need to share with our Muslim friends and neighbors that...

Your Views: More on the chicken slaughterhouse

To the editor: It has come to my attention that the Alexandria City Council – specifically Mayor Justin Wilson and councilors John Chapman, Canek Aguirre,...

City council opposes Virginia American Water rate increase

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A Virginia American Water Company proposal to significantly increase water rates in Alexandria was met with vehement opposition from city...