Tag: nathan macek

What to watch at Saturday’s Council public hearing

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Council is holding a public hearing Saturday and is planning to discuss and vote on several issues of importance,...

Planning Commission approves compromise density amendment for public schools

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Planning Commission unanimously approved an amendment to the city’s Zoning Ordinance that would allow public schools to increase density...

Your Views: Knowledgeable community voices are needed

To the editor: In response to the March 5 letter to the editor in the Alexandria Times, “Still awaiting ethics reform,” I would like to...

Your Views: Still awaiting ethics reform

To the editor: Nathan Macek, volunteer chair of the Alexandria Planning Commission, is also director of project development and finance and a senior vice president...

Our View: Doubling down on our editorial

Data is a necessary yet easily manipulated element of decision making. One need look no further than the discussion around the demographics of Old...

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus design advances

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] With construction slated to begin by the end of 2020, the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus is giving Potomac Yard a...

Council votes at public hearing to reduce parking

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council voted at its public hearing Saturday to affirm a planning commission recommendation that will establish minimum and maximum...

My View: Task force looks to ‘right size’ city parking

By Nathan M. Macek Thank you for your recent coverage – “Where to park?” and “Can’t we ‘put up a parking lot?’” in the August...

City task force mulls business parking exemptions

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] City staff on Tuesday night advocated exempting new businesses occupying less than 10,000 square feet from providing any parking spaces....