Tag: mark jinks

City public works employees request fair compensation

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The city’s public works employees turned out in numbers to call for fair compensation at the first of two city...

Alexandrians brace for coronavirus outbreak

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread globally, Alexandria residents and businesses are bracing for an outbreak. Some are already...

Your Views: Rebutting Jinks’ rebuttal

To the editor: A rebuttal to City Manager Mark Jinks’ Feb. 13 opinion piece, “Key facts about Seminary Road,” is in order. Jinks argued that...

City to hold virtual info session on coronavirus

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The City of Alexandria, Alexandria Health Department, Inova Health System and Alexandria City Public Schools are holding an online information...

Your Views: Let the voters decide Alexandria’s direction

To the editor: My cap’s off to City Manager Mark Jinks for shedding additional light on how the decision was made to eliminate travel lanes...

Our View: An excessive tax increase

In most years, a 2-cent increase in the city’s proposed tax rate would be acceptable, as inflation raises the cost of doing business year...

City manager proposes 2-cent real estate tax hike with FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City Manager Mark Jinks presented his Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal, which includes a 2-cent real estate tax increase, to...

My View | Mark Jinks: Key facts about Seminary Road

Recent discussions and columns about improvements to safety and mobility on Seminary Road have lost sight of a key fact: The road was designed...

City responds to Seminary Road inquires

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Following months of community turmoil over the narrowing of Seminary Road, city staff went before council Tuesday evening to provide...

City and ACPS no longer exploring affordable housing at Douglas MacArthur

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com A heated discussion broke out in the community last month about the potential for co-located affordable or workforce housing at...