Tag: city council

Group files lawsuit against council on Karig Estates changes

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Four residents of the neighborhood that borders the planned four-house Karig Estates development in the Seminary Ridge neighborhood have filed a lawsuit against...

City manager announces Potomac Yard Metro plan changes

City Manager Mark Jinks has announced significant changes to the Potomac Yard Metro station plan. Jinks said in a memo to Mayor Allison Silberberg and...

Our View: Right road, wrong vehicle

It’s possible to reach the right destination on the back of the wrong horse. That’s our takeaway from city council’s decision at Monday night’s...

Letter to the Editor: Let’s celebrate funding for affordable housing

To the editor: On Monday, city council took a bold step in addressing our housing needs here in Alexandria. A 1 percent increase in the...

My View: Why I’m running for council

By Chris Hubbard I am running for city council because I have seen gaps between Alexandria policies, planning, development and industry standards and best practices...

Letter to the Editor: A call for truth in campaigning

To the editor: As the candidates for mayor and city council inevitably step up their campaign efforts leading to the June 12 primary we would...

Council approves FY2019 budget, tentatively approves 1 percent meals tax increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved a $748.4 million FY2019 budget on Thursday, including a tentative 1 percent increase in the restaurant meals...

Letter to the Editor: Why we need Mayor Silberberg and a...

To the editor: Fellow Alexandrian Jeremy Flachs did a terrific job explaining the issues at play at the Karig Estates in his oped in the...

Letter to the Editor: Think carefully before combining BARs

To the editor: At the April city council legislative session, Vice Mayor Justin Wilson and Councilor Paul Smedberg submitted a proposal to consolidate the Old...

Letter to the Editor: Re-elect Councilor Bailey

To the editor: Although the City of Alexandria was founded in 1749, its history, heritage and communities were built on the hands, backs and feet...
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