As snowstorms go, yesterday’s was minor, leaving 1.5 inches on the ground at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport.
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While many of Alexandria’s revenue resources are growing, home foreclosures in the City are increasing as well.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Washington, DC metropolitan area, including the City of Alexandria, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
All that Alexandria needs is $13 million to $15 million to pay for the short- and mid-term transportation improvements near the site of the new Washington Headquarters Services facility at Mark Center.
“We don’t have local funds to pay for these very important improvements, and we aren’t likely to get much help from the State, so we need to look for money from the federal government and the adjacent property owners,” said Vice Mayor Kerry Donley at last night’s City Council meeting.
More than 20% of the students in the Alexandria City Public School system are Hispanic, so recruiting bilingual teachers is important.
In September, the Alexandria City Council considered defining when rezoning applications could be approved without a formal master plan study. Last night, Council members deferred the matter until Saturday’s public hearing.
For decades, Alexandrians have debated the future of the City’s waterfront. Last night, the Department of Planning and Zoning held a community meeting to present the latest concept plan and to get comments on that plan.
Last Friday, an 18-year-old male T. C. Williams High School student was charged with abduction after allegedly attempting to coerce a 17-year-old female student into having sex in a school bathroom.
This spring, plans will be finalized for the creation of a new Alexandria Department of Code Administration.
Last night Alexandria City Public School Superintendent Morton Sherman submitted a ten-year capital improvement program budget of $370 million to the Alexandria School Board.