Tag: public hearing

Council to vote on plastic bag tax on Saturday

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During City Council’s Tuesday night legislative meeting, council unanimously voted to schedule final consideration of a proposed plastic bag tax...

City discusses American Rescue Plan Act funding

By Katherine Hapgood | [email protected]  During the public hearing on Saturday, residents had the opportunity to voice their thoughts on where some of the $59.4...

Council rezones INOVA: Seminary Hill, Arlandria residents voice concerns over future...

By Katherine Hapgood | [email protected] City Council unanimously passed Inova Alexandria Hospital’s request to change the land use designation of the property from Institutional to...

School board considers removing APD from schools

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board began conducting its bi-annual review of the memorandum of understanding between Alexandria City Public Schools and...

City experiences another ‘100-year’ flood

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] On the afternoon of Sept. 10, flash flooding at a rate as high as 3 inches in 10 minutes overwhelmed...

Council prohibits guns on city property

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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...