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City Of Alexandria Announces Schedule Of Services For 2017 Memorial Day Holiday

May 23, 2017

The City of Alexandria released the schedule of services for the 2017 Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29. All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The list includes schedule information for other City facilities and partner agencies.

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Alexandria 2017 First Half Real Estate Tax Bills Mailed

May 22, 2017

The City of Alexandria has mailed bills for the first half 2017 real estate tax and refuse fee to all property owners and/or mortgage companies. The 2017 real estate tax rate is $1.130 per $100 of assessed value, and the annual refuse fee is $373.

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City Of Alexandria Announces Updates And Public Meeting On Combined Sewer System Projects

May 20, 2017

The City of Alexandria has dramatically accelerated existing projects to remediate its four combined sewer outfalls to comply with a new state law requiring completion by 2025. The City will hold a public information meeting on Tuesday, May 30 (7-9 p.m.) at the Lee Center to share information about how the new project deadline impacts the Combined Sewer System Long Term Control Plan Update. The meeting will include a public question-and-answer period.

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City Council To Consider Proposal On Old Town Business Improvement District

May 20, 2017

The Alexandria City Council will consider a proposal to create an Old Town Business Improvement District (BID) at two upcoming public meetings: June 6 and June 24. A Business Improvement District is an area of a locality where a nonprofit economic development organization delivers additional services to supplement those provided by local government.

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Advisory Group To Seek New Names For Jefferson Davis Highway In Alexandria

May 20, 2017

Alexandria City Manager Mark B. Jinks announced the appointment of an Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway, which will solicit public feedback and consider potential new names for a portion of U.S. Route 1. The Advisory Group plans to hold its first meeting in June, followed by a public survey over the summer to seek naming suggestions.

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City Recognizes National Public Works Week With Open House Celebration

May 16, 2017

Join the City of Alexandria in recognizing the contributions of public works professionals in our community. The City’s Department of Transportation and Environmental Services will kick off National Public Works Week (May 21-27) by hosting its inaugural “We are T&ES” Open House on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 2900 Business Center Dr. This free event will take place rain or shine.

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City of Alexandria Seeks Community Input on Vision Zero Action Plan

May 15, 2017

The City of Alexandria is seeking public input on existing challenges to safely moving around city streets, in order to develop an action plan to achieve “Vision Zero.” The goal of the plan is to eliminate all traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2028.

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City Of Alexandria Seeks Public Comment To Rename Cora Kelly Recreation Center

May 15, 2017

The City of Alexandria is seeking public comment on a proposal to rename the Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 West Reed Ave., the “Leonard “Chick” Armstrong Recreation Center” to honor his commitment to Alexandria youth. Councilman Willie F. Bailey, Sr. forwarded the proposal.

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Community Input Needed For Future Capital Bikeshare Station Expansion

May 12, 2017

Alexandria is expanding its Capital Bikeshare network and welcomes feedback regarding the proposed bikeshare station locations. Community input can be provided through an online form through June 1.

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Be Ready! City Of Alexandria Observes Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 9, 2017

During National Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 7-13, the City of Alexandria reminds residents and businesses to be prepared for a potential land-falling storm or hurricane. Hurricanes are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. On average, six of the 12 tropical storms that form over the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, or Gulf of Mexico will

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