Tag: city manager

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...

Letter to the Editor: City manager, attorney should hit the road

To the editor: Something’s rotten in our local government. We are not being served well by some of our senior public servants. City Manager Mark...

Council discusses salary increases, affordable housing at legislative meeting

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council passed the ordinance on first reading to increase annual compensation for mayor to $41,600 and for other members of...

Mayoral candidates set for final showdown

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott With less than a week left until the Democratic primary, the already-heated clashes between mayoral opponents, incumbent Allison Silberberg...

City manager to unveil proposed budget

City Manager Mark Jinks is set to formally present his proposed FY2019 budget to members of city council on Tuesday night. The formal unveiling...

City council vote sparks heated debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A city council discussion concerning delegating certain tasks to the city manager and the city attorney at Tuesday’s legislative meeting...

Our View: A BID reversal

We applaud the decision by City Manager Mark Jinks to drop consideration of a business improvement district for Old Town. The announcement, made at...

Our View: Sewer fix shouldn’t turn into money pit

The verdict is in regarding Alexandria’s antiquated sewer lines and it’s not what our elected officials wanted to hear. The city has eight years to...

Budget’s release postponed a week

Concrete figure for projected budget deficit to come next Tuesday.
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