Tag: elizabeth bennett-parker

Council makes Old Town parking pilot permanent

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to make a pay-by-phone parking pilot permanent at its public hearing on Saturday. The pilot program, which has...

Council raises proposed maximum tax rate

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council voted to increase the advertised real estate tax rate for Fiscal Year 2020 by a half cent, from...

City council defers action on pay-by-phone parking pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s controversial pay-by-phone parking pilot was docketed for possible permanent passage at Saturday’s city council public hearing, but due...

New mayor, council sworn in

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Change was in the air of the T.C. Williams High School auditorium on the evening of Jan. 2 as Mayor...

New council holds first legislative meeting

The new city council, which was sworn in on Jan. 2, gathered for its first legislative session of 2019 on Tuesday evening. It was also...

Justin Wilson steps into mayoral office

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Justin Wilson took Alexandria’s oath of office for the fourth time at the city council initiation ceremony on Wednesday night....

Our View: Assessing Alexandria’s local election

Nationwide the vaunted blue wave was real, and though not the tsunami predicted at one point, in Alexandria it helped lift the full Democratic...

Democrats sweep the city council race, while newcomers, incumbents elected to...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria voted to elect all six Democratic city council candidates during Tuesday’s general election, with a record number of city...

Live results: General Election 2018 in Alexandria

By Alexandria Times staff With 100 percent of results in, Mayor-Elect Justin Wilson won 92.73 percent of the vote.  The final totals of council candidates, from...

Letter to the Editor: Bennett-Parker for city council

To the editor: I am a proud Alexandrian who lives on the West End, but I work three jobs to afford to live here –...