Tag: city council

City council responds to President Trump’s refugee executive order

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council adopted a resolution in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order 13888, which required official consent from state...

City council declares climate emergency

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria joined 500 other communities worldwide in declaring a climate emergency, after city council unanimously approved a resolution to that...

City council and school board move forward with high school project

By Luke Anderson Members of Alexandria’s city council and school board held a joint meeting on Monday to discuss the next steps of the high...

Your Views: Deception in governing

To the editor: The word deception is defined as “the ability to believe something that is not true in order to gain a personal advantage.”...

Your Views: Taxation without representation

To the editor: In the next several weeks, we will see the Alexandria City Council approve a new scooter pilot program for the year 2020. Undoubtedly,...

Historic Freedom House, former slave pen, goes up for sale

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Freedom House, the registered National Historic Landmark and infamous location of a slave pen at 1315 Duke St., is...

Virginia Paving Company to close Alexandria plant in 2027

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council voted unanimously at Saturday’s public hearing to close the Virginia Paving Company’s Eisenhower West asphalt plant in 2027. The...

City council approves agreements for small cell facilities

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved five-year agreements with two major telecommunications companies – Verizon and AT&T – to permit the installation of...

Your Views: Slaughterhouse SUP was illegal

To the editor: Thanks to the Alexandria Times for its continued attention to the city’s unlawful and damaging zoning permit allowing a slaughterhouse to occupy...

Council to vote on 5G cell facilities, Virginia Paving Company at...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council is set to vote on several projects that aim to address the city’s technological and developmental needs at...