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FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...

City councilors discuss e-scooter concerns

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council deliberations during the April 23 legislative meeting were primarily devoted to budget add/deletes, however, as has been the...

Council considers various budget cuts in preliminary add/delete session

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council held its preliminary add/delete session for the fiscal year 2020 budget on April 23. During discussion, councilors widely expressed...

Your Views: Religion no factor in slaughterhouse opposition

To the editor: City Councilor Del Pepper’s remark about the Halal poultry butchery, that “we need to share with our Muslim friends and neighbors that...

City council opposes Virginia American Water rate increase

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A Virginia American Water Company proposal to significantly increase water rates in Alexandria was met with vehement opposition from city...

Council defers vote on live poultry butcher shop

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council deferred a decision on whether to approve a live poultry butcher shop on Colvin Street to its next...

Council makes Old Town parking pilot permanent

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously to make a pay-by-phone parking pilot permanent at its public hearing on Saturday. The pilot program, which has...

City council defers action on pay-by-phone parking pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The city’s controversial pay-by-phone parking pilot was docketed for possible permanent passage at Saturday’s city council public hearing, but due...

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...

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....