Tag: tim lovain

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...

Council officially names Waterfront Park

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its public hearing on Saturday, city council officially adopted the name Waterfront Park for the new park at the...

Decision nears on name for park at the foot of King...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The months-long debate over naming the park at the foot of King Street is slated for resolution in December. After an...

Councilors worried about potential Seminary Road transition

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At Tuesday evening’s legislative session, city council members expressed concern about possible changes to Seminary Road’s high-occupant vehicle lane. The city...

King Street park naming process draws ire

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When the City of Alexandria broke ground on a new park at the base of King Street on St. Patrick’s...

Council prepares to tackle key issues this fall

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com City council is back in session after the summer recess with a full slate of issues and a number of...

Letter to the Editor: Lovain’s endorsement of Wilson misleads 

To the editor: Weren't they the two councilmen who, as lame ducks, manipulated our election process to reschedule the next council election concurrent with the...

Letter to the Editor: The mayoral race and Democratic theory

To the editor: The race for the Democratic nomination for mayor can be viewed as the latest iteration of a centuries-old debate about democracy. On one...

Council signs off on FY2019 budget, sets stage to approve meals...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council voted on May 3 to endorse a $748.4 million operating budget for Fiscal Year 2019 and tentatively approved...

Council approves FY2019 budget, tentatively approves 1 percent meals tax increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved a $748.4 million FY2019 budget on Thursday, including a tentative 1 percent increase in the restaurant meals...