After controversy and delays, the Alexandria City Council on Saturday unanimously approved the Development Special Use Permit for the redevelopment of the Ramsey Homes site at 699 N. Patrick Street. Council also approved a $1.1 million loan from the Housing Opportunity Fund so that the Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority can construct the offsite improvements that are required as part of the DSUP.
The Alexandria City Council on Wednesday night established a process by which the fiscal year 2018 Operating and Capital Improvement budgets for the City will be developed and provided guidance as to how City Manager Mark Jinks should develop and present his proposed FY2018 Operating and CIP budgets for Council consideration.
The community is invited to review and comment on the first three draft chapters of the Old Town North Small Area Plan Update, which include the Introduction; Open Space, Recreation and Cultural Activities; and Historic Preservation. Drafts are posted on the project webpage.
The City of Alexandria reminds property owners that second half 2016 real estate tax and refuse fee payments are due Tuesday, Nov. 15. To be considered on time, payment must be received by the City or postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service no later than Nov. 15.
On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the City of Alexandria will host a public meeting on the details of the City’s proposed Stormwater Management Fee that relate to non-profit, religious and other tax-exempt properties.