Tag: city manager

City manager reduces FY2021 budget proposal

At a budget work session on April 1, City Manager Mark Jinks presented city council with a draft of his revised fiscal year 2021...

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 | ahodjat@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com It appears the city is about to be permanently in the arts business. City Manager Mark Jinks presented a proposal to...