Tag: city council

Del Pepper discusses her priorities for Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] When Del Pepper discusses her thoughts on the issues facing Alexandria, her excitement suggests this is her first run for...

Tax assessment gap widens

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At Tuesday evening’s legislative session, city council received and passed a staff report on 2018 real property assessments, approved a...

Our View: A tale of two tax bases

Gaps in the political realm are generally not good. A gender gap that’s too wide can spell doom for a political career. An education...

My View: Why I’m running for city council

By Amy Jackson I see Alexandria in two lights: the past and the future. In the past, Alexandria has always been very good to me. I...

Allison Silberberg prepares to launch reelection bid

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Incumbent Mayor Allison Silberberg announced in early January she will run for reelection this year to continue fighting for a...

My View: The approach I would bring to city council

By Robert Ray At its Jan. 20 public hearing, decisions made by our city council demonstrate the need for attributes and values that I would...

Letter to the Editor: Stream on Karig property is an RPA

To the editor: I listened to the discussion on the Karig Estate site at the Jan. 20 city council public hearing. The basic issue was...

Newcomer Canek Aguirre runs for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] When Canek Aguirre, a first-generation American citizen and the son of Mexican immigrants, was growing up in California, he often...

School board and city council discuss CIP

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Members of Alexandria’s school board met with their city council counterparts on Monday evening to explain their 10-year Capital Improvement...

Church of the Resurrection affordable housing project approved

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to approve the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection’s affordable housing project and a loan of up to...