Tag: Justin Wilson

City council votes to expand preschool capacity

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Alexandria’s early childhood education programs took center stage at city council’s legislative meeting on June 25, as council members voted...

Updated Green Building Policy sets stricter standards for new developments

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its public hearing Saturday, city council approved an update to the city’s Green Building Policy that sets stricter environmental...

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus relocates to 65-acre site near Potomac Yard...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Virginia Tech Innovation Campus coming to Alexandria will be located on a much larger site than the one announced...

AHDC secures loan for affordable housing complex

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com City council voted unanimously Tuesday night to loan $1.8 million to the Alexandria Housing Development Corporation for the acquisition of The...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 3: City’s scooter program raises safety concerns

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Scooters first started rolling into Alexandria late last year, bringing with them a wave of anxiety over public safety. The city...

Council considers zoning issues, restaurant SUPs

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com Alexandria City Council members discussed a number of issues related to zoning requirements, including the need for a comprehensive approach to...

New businesses set to bounce into the city

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council approved special use permits for a variety of new businesses ranging from an indoor trampoline park to a...

Hugo Black house renovation advances, council affirms BAR decision

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Hugo Black house controversy came to a peak in the crowded city council chambers on Tuesday evening, when council...

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...

Our View: A good budget

With apologies to J.K. Rowling, we are tempted to say, “You’re a wizard, Mark.” How else to view Alexandria’s fiscal year 2020 budget, passed...