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City Of Alexandria Releases Schedule And Transportation Information For The 58th Presidential Inauguration, January 19-21

January 19, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to visit the Washington, DC metropolitan area to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration and related events from Jan. 19-21. Those planning to participate in special events should carefully review all transportation and security information from the event organizer prior to attending, and should be prepared for extremely large crowds and significant travel delays.

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Liz Williams Named Director At Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

January 17, 2017

The Office of Historic Alexandria, the comprehensive public history agency of the City of Alexandria, announced that Liz Williams has been appointed as Director of the City owned-and operated Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, located at 134 N. Royal Street in Old Town, Alexandria.

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Shawnda H. Howard Named Alexandria’s Chief Human Resources Officer

January 16, 2017

City Manager Mark B. Jinks today announced the appointment of Shawnda H. Howard as Chief Human Resources Officer for the City of Alexandria, effective Feb. 6. Howard brings more than 15 years of experience in human resources management, organizational development and employee relations.

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Alexandria City Council Re-affirms Limit To “Open Mic” Section Of Monthly Public Hearings

January 12, 2017

Since 1975, five Alexandria City Councils have voted to limit the amount of time dedicated to the public comment section of Council monthly public hearings to 30 minutes.

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City Of Alexandria Seeks Feedback On 72-Hour Parking Rule

January 6, 2017

The City of Alexandria invites the public to provide feedback on City Code Section 10-4-8, also known as the “72-hour rule.” This law prohibits parking vehicles within the public right-of-way, including residential streets, for more than 72 hours at a time.

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Affordable Homeownership Opportunities Now Available

January 6, 2017

The City of Alexandria's Office of Housing is marketing multiple affordable homeownership units available to low and moderate income first-time homebuyers.

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Community Meeting On Surplus City-Owned Properties In Old Town

January 3, 2017

The City will hold a community meeting on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Durant Recreation Center, 1605 Cameron Street, regarding the disposition of the following City-owned properties: 912, 916 and 920 King Street; 116 S. Henry Street; and 120, 122 and 122 ½ N. Patrick Street.

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Resource Recovery Announcements

January 3, 2017

Resource Recovery Announcements • Trash & Recycling Collection – Holiday Schedule • Christmas Tree Recycling • Leaf Collection Update • Household Batteries – Safe Disposal • Identify Your Recycling Cart Trash and Recycling Collection Due to the New Year’s Day and Martin Luther King, Jr. holidays on Jan. 2 and 16, residents are reminded that trash and recycling will be

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City’s Fair Housing Testing Program Helps Ensure Housing Market Is Free From Discrimination

December 22, 2016

The City of Alexandria’s Fair Housing Testing Program identifies and helps eliminate discriminatory housing practices in real estate sales, lending, and rental housing based on race, national origin, familial status, disability, and sexual orientation in accordance with the City’s Human Rights Ordinance.

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New Affordable Homeownership Opportunities Now Available

December 21, 2016

The City of Alexandria's Office of Housing is marketing multiple affordable homeownership units available to low and moderate income first-time homebuyers.

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