Tag: city manager

Your Views: Our city manager is not overpaid

To the editor: Recently you have printed several letters accusing the City of Alexandria of overpaying its top professional staff. Comparisons have been made with...

Your Views: Is our city manager overpaid?

To the editor: I’m responding to the letter from Townsend “Van” Van Fleet – “Be more prudent with city resources” – in the Dec. 12...

Fire Chief Robert Dubé announces retirement

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Alexandria Fire Chief Robert Dubé is retiring effective July 3, according to a city news release. Dubé, who has served as...

Potomac Yard Metro southern entrance returns to chopping block

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The saga of the Potomac Yard Metro station’s controversial southern entrance returns, and according to a city news release, the...

FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...

Final add/delete session results in no tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council agreed on a combination of budget adds and reductions in new spending that will allow the city to maintain...

City manager proposes FY2020 budget

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks’ Fiscal Year 2020 proposed budget involves no real estate tax rate increase, no major service reductions...

Karig Estates lawsuit decision nears

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Nearly a year after a group of residents filed a lawsuit against the city over the Karig Estates development, emails...

Council to mull whether Torpedo Factory remain under city management

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] It appears the city is about to be permanently in the arts business. City Manager Mark Jinks presented a proposal to...

City leaders discuss public-private partnerships at Chamber panel

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday morning hosted a panel discussion at Holiday Inn Carlyle to discuss the importance of public-private partnerships...