Tag: city manager

Deputy City Manager to retire

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] According to a release, Deputy City Manager Debra Collins will retire on July 1. Collins joined the city in September...

Your Views: Parajon off to good start

To the editor: It is regrettable that members of City Council and the Alexandria Planning Commission were not in the audience for the Zoom meeting...

City Manager Mark Jinks announces retirement

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] After 23 years of service to the city, City Manager Mark Jinks announced at City Council’s Tuesday legislative meeting that he...

What’s in the stormwater fee?

By Will Schick | [email protected] On July 23, 2020, Allison Scates, a resident of Del Ray, received a text message that sent her reeling. Scates,...

Your Views: Collective bargaining is big news

To the editor: I am writing in response to the article titled “Collective bargaining plan advances,” published in your newspaper on March 25, 2021. I...

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 | [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...