Tag: legislative meeting

Our View: Uptick in violence, descent into lawlessness

The past few weeks have been the worst in recent memory for serious crime in Alexandria. Since Sept. 21 there have been four shootings and...

Council considers Landmark improvements

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance proposing the creation of a Landmark Community Development Authority during the...

City to submit transit grant application

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved a grant application to the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation for the 2022 Transit Ridership...

Council plans community police review board

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A new chapter in the civil rights movement has emerged across the nation in the wake of the death of...

City responds to Seminary Road inquires

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following months of community turmoil over the narrowing of Seminary Road, city staff went before council Tuesday evening to provide...

Community Services Board honored for 50 years of support

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Mayor Justin Wilson will present members of the Community Service Board with a proclamation honoring the group’s 50 years of...

Council considers various budget cuts in preliminary add/delete session

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council held its preliminary add/delete session for the fiscal year 2020 budget on April 23. During discussion, councilors widely expressed...

City council opposes Virginia American Water rate increase

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A Virginia American Water Company proposal to significantly increase water rates in Alexandria was met with vehement opposition from city...

Parking pilot sparks tensions

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The pay-to-park pilot program currently operating in Old Town, which is slated for possible permanent implementation at Saturday’s city council...

Council mulls public safety pay, summer public hearing

By Duncan Agnew | [email protected] City council members discussed concerns surrounding Hurricane Florence, approved salary increases for Alexandria public safety workers and debated adding a...