Tag: Justin Wilson

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...

MLK poster exhibition returns to city hall

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com On this year’s particularly frigid Martin Luther King Jr. Day, city officials, members of the Alexandria Society for the Preservation...

Our View: When Metro’s a no-go

Alexandria’s residents and businesses are being hit by a devastating duo of shutdowns this year. As the partial federal government closure hits the month...

Council approves Old Town North arts anchor

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com During the new city council’s abbreviated first public hearing on Jan. 12, council unanimously approved a development special use permit...

New mayor, council sworn in

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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...

Our View: New year, new leaders

The new calendar year often seems a bit superfluous, coming right in the middle of the existing school and fiscal years. A third grader...

Justin Wilson steps into mayoral office

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Justin Wilson took Alexandria’s oath of office for the fourth time at the city council initiation ceremony on Wednesday night....

MVCS deals with mold, leaky roof

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At 95 years old, Mount Vernon Community School is the eldest of ACPS’ 17 schools, and after months of heavy...

City takes permanent control of Torpedo Factory

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously at its public hearing on Saturday to give the city permanent control of the Torpedo Factory. The art...