Archives: ‘City Hall’

Donley Says Farewell To Elected Office

December 31st, 2012 | [From: City Hall, Top Stories]

When Kerry Donley was elected Alexandria vice mayor in 2009, most of the electorate lauded his return to public office. His decision not to run for re-election in 2012 came as a surprise and was a disappointment to many.

Council Approves Short-term Improvements Recommended In Union Street Study

December 18th, 2012 | [From: City Hall]

The Alexandria City Council approved the short-term improvements that were recommended in the Union Street corridor study and instructed staff to continue exploring long-term improvements. Council also directed staff to study all traffic flow east of Washington Street before any long-term improvements are recommended.

Council Honors Outgoing Members At Last Legislative Meeting

December 14th, 2012 | [From: City Hall, Top Stories]

Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille presented the four outgoing members of City Council with proclamations recognizing their service to the City. Virginia State Delegate Rob Krupicka was elected in September to complete former Delegate David Englin’s seat from the 45th House District and Vice Mayor Kerry Donley did not seek re-election because of health concerns. Council Members Frank Fannon and Alicia Hughes were defeated in the November election.

Nelsie L. Smith Named City Of Alexandria Budget Director

December 13th, 2012 | [From: City Hall, Top Stories]

City Manager Rashad M. Young has announced the appointment of Nelsie L. Smith as the new Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

King Street Overpass: Déjà Vu All Over Again

December 12th, 2012 | [From: City Hall, Top Stories]

Those who tuned into the Alexandria City Council meeting last night might have thought they had entered a time warp and were back in 2002 when Councilman David Speck led a crusade to compel CSX to make needed repairs to the King Street railroad bridge that the company owns. The Council meeting was really happening in 2012 and Speck was once again drawing attention to maintenance needs under the bridge.

Council Faces Budget Challenges In FY2014

December 12th, 2012 | [From: City Hall]

Normally, the Alexandria City Council gets its budget preview for the upcoming fiscal year in early November and provides guidance to City staff just before Thanksgiving. This year, however, there was a November Council election, which brought four new members to the table.

ACVA Recognizes Outstanding Partners With 2012 Superstar Awards

December 7th, 2012 | [From: City Hall]

For her first event as the new president and CEO of the Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association, Patricia R. Washington and her staff awarded the ACVA’s annual Superstar Awards. These prizes recognize individuals and organizations who have greatly contributed to the success of the ACVA over the past year.

City Of Alexandria Prepared For 2012-2013 Winter Weather

December 6th, 2012 | [From: City Hall, Top Stories]

As the 2012-2013 winter season approaches, emergency response, including snow and ice removal operations, continue to be a top priority and core service for the City of Alexandria's snow response teams, public safety and emergency management.

City Of Alexandria’s Department Of Transportation & Environmental Services Earns National Award For ‘Safe And Sustainable Snow Fighting’ Practices

December 6th, 2012 | [From: City Hall, EcoNews]

The City of Alexandria’s Department of Transportation & Environmental Services recently won a 2012 Safe and Sustainable Snow Fighting Award from the Salt Institute for excellence in environmental consciousness and effective management in the storage of winter road salt.

City Of Alexandria Releases Draft Housing Master Plan For Public Comment

November 30th, 2012 | [From: City Hall]

Today, the City of Alexandria has released its draft Housing Master Plan for public review and comment. The Housing Master Plan is intended to guide future preservation and enhancement of affordable housing opportunities, community diversity, and economic sustainability in Alexandria.