Tag: public hearing

Council prohibits guns on city property

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council unanimously adopted an ordinance that bans firearms on city property at the public hearing held on Saturday. The ordinance...

Council approves senior housing building on First Street

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com A new type of housing project is coming to Alexandria. City council approved the Aspire, a six-story, age-restricted multifamily building at...

Alexandria Presbyterian Church expansion advances

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com City council voted unanimously at its public hearing on Saturday to allow the Alexandria Presbyterian Church to move forward with...

Our View: Responsiveness on parking

Saturday’s public hearing is an example of the city heeding the wishes of residents on an issue important to them. After city staff proposed limiting...

Our View: Is approval the only option?

The language in dockets prepared by city staff for council to consider is strange. The dockets say that all items being discussed at a...

City council approves Patrick Henry swing space

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At Saturday’s public hearing, city council unanimously approved plans to use the old Patrick Henry School building as an interim...

Council to discuss school swing space at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council will discuss various items at its public hearing on Saturday, including the Patrick Henry School swing space, The Mill...

Your Views: City staffers do council’s bidding

To the editor: Letter writers may try to blame staff for city hall's egregious policy decisions, but staff is only recommending what it has been...

City council approves agreements for small cell facilities

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council approved five-year agreements with two major telecommunications companies – Verizon and AT&T – to permit the installation of...

Council to vote on 5G cell facilities, Virginia Paving Company at...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council is set to vote on several projects that aim to address the city’s technological and developmental needs at...