Tag: public hearing

New council holds first legislative meeting

The new city council, which was sworn in on Jan. 2, gathered for its first legislative session of 2019 on Tuesday evening. It was also...

Parker-Gray and Old and Historic BARs to be consolidated

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously at its public hearing on Saturday to consolidate Alexandria’s two locally regulated boards of architectural review, putting...

Our View: Could compromise become a trend?

City council’s recent decision to adopt a compromise solution on parking for Chatham Square residents is a welcome development for several reasons. Foremost, it’s a...

Our View: Vote on T.C. lights a moral and strategic failure

Getting something from a negotiation is probably better than getting nothing, but at times there’s not a huge difference. That’s our take on city...

Council approves lights for T.C. Williams stadium

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com For the first time since T.C. Williams High School was built in 1965, its football field will have stadium lighting. The...

Chatham Square residents now eligible for permit parking

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Chatham Square residents will now be eligible for District 2 parking permits, with restrictions, after a vote at city council’s...

The great T.C. lights debate begins

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite a lawsuit, years of neighborhood opposition and an alleged verbal contract that was upheld for half a century, the...

Our View: September storms in Alexandria

Hurricane Florence’s menacing approach toward the coast in South and North Carolina is a reminder that we are never as in control as we...

Mayoral candidates set for final showdown

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott With less than a week left until the Democratic primary, the already-heated clashes between mayoral opponents, incumbent Allison Silberberg...

Meals tax, Dominion transmission line reroute approved at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Although the battle against increasing Alexandria’s meals tax from 4 to 5 percent was all but lost, local restaurateurs attempted...
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