Tag: public hearing

Council defers vote on live poultry butcher shop

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council deferred a decision on whether to approve a live poultry butcher shop on Colvin Street to its next...

New Robinson Landing restaurants, including a restaurant on the pier, earn...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to approve three new restaurant spaces at the former Robinson Terminal South site on the waterfront at...

Hank’s Pasta Bar expansion to include rooftop dining

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to add rooftop dining, increase the number of seats and increase the hours of operation of Hank’s...

Council makes Old Town parking pilot permanent

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to make a pay-by-phone parking pilot permanent at its public hearing on Saturday. The pilot program, which has...

Council raises proposed maximum tax rate

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council voted to increase the advertised real estate tax rate for Fiscal Year 2020 by a half cent, from...

Our View: Pay attention to proposed zoning changes

City staff have reviewed many of Alexandria’s zoning ordinances, and changes to those ordinances have started making their way onto dockets for city council’s...

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 | [email protected] 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...