Tag: planning commission

Planning commission to discuss increase in stadium lighting height requirements

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The planning commission will discuss at an Oct. 2 public hearing whether they will permit construction of taller light poles at city...

Council approves Urbano 116 take-out window, Charlie’s outdoor dining area

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council approved development special use permits from Augie’s, Urbano 116 and Charlie’s on the Avenue at its Saturday public...

Group files lawsuit against council on Karig Estates changes

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Four residents of the neighborhood that borders the planned four-house Karig Estates development in the Seminary Ridge neighborhood have filed a lawsuit against...

Showdown looms over T.C. Williams stadium lights

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Despite attending classes in a relatively new, modern building, athletes at T.C. Williams High School have long dealt with the...

Councilor Paul Smedberg seeks sixth term

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] When Paul Smedberg first ran for city council in 2000, his bid ended with a loss. Three years later, he ran...

Planning commission OKs contentious site plan change

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Residents expressed environmental concerns about a development project proposed for a several-acre plot behind the Beth El Hebrew Congregation at...

Our View: Potomac Yard small area plan fiasco was avoidable

We have three main takeaways on the compromise development plan for 2551 Main Line Blvd. in Potomac Yard that was approved by city council...

Letter to the Editor: Planning commission’s BI recommendation fell within its...

To the editor: Speaking as an individual member of the Alexandria Planning Commission, I would like to respond to the Times’ recent coverage of land...

After brief obstacle, Bishop Ireton expansion approved

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council unanimously approved a development special use permit for Bishop Ireton’s expansion at its public hearing on Saturday. The decision reversed...

Our View: Planning commission goes rogue

There are 73 ongoing boards and commissions listed on the City of Alexandria’s website. This doesn’t include ad hoc entities formed for specific reasons,...