Tag: mark jinks

Alexandria receives $13.9 million in CARES funding

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council unanimously approved plans for residential rental assistance, food security and small business assistance with money the city received...

FY2021 budget moves forward with no add/deletes

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council moved forward with City Manager Mark Jinks’ revised FY2021 budget with no add/delete items during Saturday’s public hearing. The...

Your Views: Please no city-run coronavirus testing

To the editor: The notion of Alexandria’s city hall taking the lead on coronavirus testing is frankly frightening. To prove why, we can start by...

Our View: Revised budget demonstrates city manager’s strengths

When City Manager Mark Jinks released his original fiscal year 2021 budget back in February, we, like many in the city, were appalled by...

Your Views: Suspend all land use meetings during COVID-19 crisis

To the editor: The following is an open letter to Mayor Justin Wilson, members of city council and City Manager Mark Jinks: We would like to...

City manager reduces FY2021 budget proposal

At a budget work session on April 1, City Manager Mark Jinks presented city council with a draft of his revised fiscal year 2021...

Your Views: A back-door tax increase

To the editor: An article in the Washington Post on Feb. 19, 2020 states that Alexandria City Manager Mark Jinks proposed a two-cent increase in...

Council passes emergency ordinances to combat COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Council unanimously adopted several ordinances and resolutions in order to respond to the growing impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus during an...

Nationwide test kit shortage limits COVID-19 testing in Alexandria

By Cody Mello-Klein and Missy Schrott This article was updated on March 26. As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates, one of the biggest questions on residents’ minds...

City council adopts new housing goals

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com With Amazon’s HQ2 and Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus coming to the region, the city is proposing new housing goals to...