Tag: city manager

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...

City receives 2.89 percent rate of sale for bonds

After recently having its bond ratings reaffirmed in July, the city announced on Monday that it has secured low interest rates on the sale...

Our view: One cheer for council pay raise

City council’s unanimous vote at Saturday’s public hearing to minimally raise salaries for Alexandria’s mayor and members of council was a tiny step in...