Tag: mark jinks

City council considers, clashes over future of Cameron Run Park

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The future of Cameron Run Regional Park on Eisenhower Avenue inspired a spirited debate at city council’s legislative meeting on Tuesday...

City’s Crisis Intervention Team members honored at Tuesday luncheon

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The Alexandria Crisis Intervention Team honored nine of its members at a luncheon on Tuesday. The team, developed in 2010 through...

City’s Old Town BID decision met with mixed reactions

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]  More than a year after an exploratory committee began developing plans to create a business improvement district in Old Town, City...

Our View: A BID reversal

We applaud the decision by City Manager Mark Jinks to drop consideration of a business improvement district for Old Town. The announcement, made at...

City drops bid for business improvement district

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks announced Tuesday night during a city council legislative meeting that Alexandria is dropping its attempt to...

Our View: Berlin is an unusually qualified interim

When someone or something is labeled interim, it heralds a temporary situation: an intervening time period. In music, the interim element is a bridge, connecting...

BID proposal gets no vote, but will get revamp over the...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]  After months of heated debate, plans for a business improvement district in Old Town are being put on hold for the...

City leaders respond after Gov. McAuliffe’s outfalls deadline decision

By James Cullum | [email protected] City officials are reeling after Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law a bill that will require Alexandria to have its aged sewer system...