Tag: public hearing

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...

New arts district to occupy North Old Town

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its public hearing on Saturday, city council voted unanimously to approve amendments to the city’s zoning map and master...

Council approves Taco Bell Cantina, Secret Garten, Hoffman Town Center phase...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved phases of a mixed-use development at Hoffman Town Center and three new restaurants, including a Taco Bell Cantina in Old...

Council OKs new restaurants, developments at February public hearing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its public hearing Saturday, city council unanimously approved a development at The Strand that furthers the waterfront plan and...

Church of the Resurrection affordable housing project approved

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously to approve the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection’s affordable housing project and a loan of up to...

Council denies Karig Estates appeals

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted to move forward with a development project known as Karig Estates, despite the protests of residents, environmentalists and...

Council votes at public hearing to reduce parking

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council voted at its public hearing Saturday to affirm a planning commission recommendation that will establish minimum and maximum...

Controversial topics slated for council hearing

By Denise Dunbar and Missy Schrott Although at 14 items the docket is fairly slim, Saturday’s city council public hearing is shaping up to be...
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