The "Manager's Report," is a summary of recent City news and information for City Council and the public. The goal is to focus and strengthen communications with City Council by collecting and distributing information from the City Manager's Office, City Departments, and other City agencies, in one easy to read format. The Manager's Report includes news briefs, attachments and links to corresponding and relevant information.
Manager's Report - August 31, 2015
FY 2016 Street Resurfacing Update; Hume Springs Park Improvements to Begin Week of August 24; Park & Recreation Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Removing Designation from Three Unfenced Dog Exercise Areas; Virginia Housing Development Authority Supports City Housing Initiatives; Old Town Farmers Market Adds “Bike for Good” Food Gleaning Program; Southern Living Recognizes Old Town Farmers Market as One of South’s Best; Fire Department Submits VFIRS Hardware Grant Application; Department of Transportation & Environmental Services Announces Staff Changes.
Manager's Report - July 31, 2015
Payne and Fayette Combined Sewer Separation Project Update; FY 2016 Resurfacing Program Begins; City Partners with First Home Alliance.
Manager's Report - July 10, 2015
Community Engagement Invited on Oakville Triangle/Route 1 Corridor; City Schedules Chinquapin Park Recreation Center Geotechnical Study Work for Potential Swimming Pool Facility Expansion; Construction Begins on Street Resurfacing: Safety Improvements.
Manager's Report - July 2, 2015
City Schedules Warwick Pool Geotechnical Assessment and Site Survey Work; Payne and Fayette Combined Sewer Separation Project Update; Trail Resurfacing Work Begins; City Collaborates with DASH to Operate Free Service on the Pool Bus Route; Alexandria Car Seat Program; Alexandria Health Department Marina Program Recognized.
Manager's Report - June 19, 2015
City’s Fiscal Year 2016 Paving Program Starts Mid-July; Payne and Fayette Combined Sewer Separation Project; First Contemporary Architecture Symposium Hosted this Weekend; Children’s Free Summer Food Service Program; Mayor Receives Award from National League of Cities; Alexandria Resident Given Virginia Housing Coalition Game Changer Award.
Manager's Report - June 5, 2015
Lunch Break Power Hour Program Debuts at John Carlyle Square Park; Comment Period Begins for Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load Phase 1 Action Plan; Alexandria Health Department Pilots a Full Array of Adolescent Vaccines at Back-To-School Tdap Clinic
Manager's Report - May 22, 2015
Advisory Bike Lanes, Pedestrian Improvements Installed at Potomac Greens Drive; Kettering Foundation Selects Alexandria for National Research Exchange on Innovations in Public Participation
Manager's Report - May 8, 2015
A Snapshot of Persons Experiencing Homelessness in Alexandria; Public Invited to Braddock Interim Open Space Opening Celebration; Alexandria’s Commuter Challenge Results; Street Maintenance Update; Traffic Control Box Public Art Project.
Manager's Report - May 1, 2015
One-Hour Early Start for Refuse & Recycling Collection; City Saves $3.5 Million on Debt Service; City Provides Testimony to Commonwealth Transportation Board for the 2016-2021 Six-Year Improvement Plan.
Manager's Report - April 24, 2015
Landlord Survey Indicates Awareness and Compliance with the City's Voluntary Rent Guidelines; City of Alexandria Seeks Proposals from Non-Profit Organizations for Management Lease.
Manager's Report - April 10, 2015
Mayor Euille to Deliver State of the City Address; City of Alexandria Observes 28th Annual Days of Remembrance for Victims of Holocaust; New ACHSO Report Identifies Five Key Issues for Community; Old Town Farmers’ Market Awarded $11,650 For SNAP; Citywide Apartment Rents Increase in 2015; Stand Up For Transportation Day; Alexandria Jaycees Honor Employees at Community Appreciation Night.
Manager's Report - April 3, 2015
Alexandria Continued to Experience Lows in Part I Crime in 2014; Public Comment Period Officially Begins on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Potomac Yard Metro; Windmill Hill Park Shoreline Rehabilitation Community Meeting #2; Alexandria Commuter Challenge Begins April 13; Matthew Harwood Selected to Work on Reston Public Art Project.
Manager's Report - March 27, 2015
Braddock Neighborhood Interim Open Space to Open; Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Planning Reaches Major Milestone with Completion of Draft Environmental Impact Statement; City of Alexandria Reaches Preliminary Agreement with Robinson Terminal South Developer to Require Barging for Construction Material; Virginia Supreme Court Upholds Decision Supporting Alexandria’s Waterfront Plan.
Manager's Report - March 20, 2015
VDEQ Approves NRG’s Proposed Corrective Action Plan for Potomac River Generating Station Site; Construction Work Scheduled for Chinquapin Park; Beatley Central Library Architect Dies; Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Seeks Public Input; Real-Time Bus Arrival Displays at Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway Stations; Community Services Board to Hold Public Hearing.
Manager's Report - March 6, 2015
Public Budget Presentation Rescheduled for March 11; Holmes Run Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Program; Community Homeownership Revitalization Program Funding Approved for Lower-Income City Homebuyers; Panel Discussion on Future Regional Housing Needs.
Manager's Report - February 27, 2015
Update on Citywide Street Light Assessments; City Receives Recognition for King Street Bike Lanes; King Street Holiday Lights Schedule; Resources Available to Assist Residents with Disabilities.
Manager's Report - February 20, 2015
City Schedules Community Meeting on the Chinquapin Aquatics Facility Feasibility Study; Backlick Run Stream Bank Stabilization; Alexandria Police Citizens Academy; City Awarded Fleet Assessment; Alexandria Health Department Earns Project Public Health Ready Recognition; Alexandria Courthouse Closing Protocol.
Manager's Report - February 6, 2015
Alexandria Housing Trust Fund Named a Best Practice in Affordable Housing; Alexandria Health Department Reports Lower Teen Pregnancy Rate in 2013.
Manager's Report - February 3, 2015
Dominion Virginia Power Delays Proposed Transmission Line Project; Alexandria’s Tourism Office Announces New Name; Successful Neighborhood Stabilization Program to Continue; City Recognized for Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway; City Announces Top Environmental Achievements for 2014; VDOT to Hold Information Meeting for I-395 South Widening Project.
Manager's Report - January 23, 2015
Updates on Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Project; New PBS Series to be Set in Alexandria and Filmed in Virginia; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to hold Public Meeting on Corrective Action Plan to Remediate the Potomac River Generating Station Site
; Potomac Interceptor Cleaning and Inspection Project Scheduled for February; Interim Drainage Improvements on Russell Rd. at Maury Elementary; City Awarded Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards; Renovations at Alexandria Union Station.
Manager's Report - December 12, 2014
Lee Center Complex to Close for Improvements; Alexandria Health Department Receives Grant as Mentor Program in Food Safety; Update: City Receives Grant for Stormwater Local Assistance; Pre-Qualification Applications for Beauregard Small Area Plan Residents.
Manager's Report - November 21, 2014
Waterfront Community Open House and Waterfront Public Hearing; City Continues to Prepare for Ebola; Ad Hoc Monitoring Group on Waterfront Construction to Hold First Meeting; City of Alexandria Ready for Winter Weather;
Manager's Report - November 14, 2014
Fight for Children Renews Agreement with City to Operate Boxing Club; King Street Holiday Light Installation Begins; RPCA Raises $218,000 Through Citywide Park Plan Alternative Funding Program; City Partners to Offer Training for Residents of Condominium Communities; Fall Street Smart Campaign Launches.
Manager's Report - October 31, 2014
Update on Ebola Preparedness Activities; Find
a Park to Visit in Alexandria Using the New Parks Viewer; City Hosts Representatives of the National Governors Association; Public Input Sought on Coordinated Park Plan for Cameron Run
Regional Park and Adjacent City Parks; Dominion Virginia Power to Delay Filing State Application for
the Proposed Underground Transmission Line and Substation Project; and Office of Historic Alexandria Adds New Web Information on the Post-Civil
War African American Community
Manager's Report - October 24, 2014
Alexandria Health Department Convenes Ebola Action Workgroup; Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities Earns National Accreditation
Manager's Report - October 17, 2014
Notice to Neighbors Concerning Indigo Hotel Construction and Demolition; Curbside Leaf Collection Begins October 27; Provide Input on Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Development.
Manager's Report - October 10, 2014
Mayor Euille Becomes President of the Virginia Municipal League;
City Receives Highest Certification for Virginia Municipal League’s Go Green Government Challenge;
Next Steps for the Fort Ward Park and Museum Area Management Plan; Safe Routes to School Intersection Projects Under Construction; Get Fired Up for the Cause!; Alexandria Library Celebrates National Diversity Awareness Month; Alexandria and Arlington Have Largest Growth in Millennials.
Manager's Report - October 3, 2014
New Census Data Show Changing Demographic Trends in Alexandria; Update: Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan and Complete Streets Design Guidelines Manual; Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission to Hold Public Hearing on the Warwick Pool Facility; City's Community Rating System Annual Progress Reports Now Available; City Holds Resurfacing Rodeo Wednesday, October 8.
Manager's Report - September 19, 2014
Input Needed on City’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Update and Complete Streets Design Guidelines; National Park Service, City Collaborate on Invasive Species Control Project; PARK(ing) Day.
Manager's Report - September 12, 2014
Ad Hoc Underground Transmission Line and Substation Working Group Holds First Meeting;
General Services Initiates Gleaning Program at the Old Town Farmers’ Market;
Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, Alexandria Library Join Forces to Present Banned Books Week Events.
Manager's Report - September 5, 2014
Update: VDOT I-395 HOV Ramp at Seminary Road Project Public Information Meeting; Update: Dominion Virginia Power 230 kV Project Ad Hoc Work Group.
Manager's Report - August 29, 2014
School Begins September 2;
Community Invited to Attend Second Public Meeting on the Chinquapin Park Recreation Center and Aquatics Facility Feasibility Study;
Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities Rolls out New Mobile Art Lab;
City Pursues Grant for Stormwater Local Assistance;
Energy Education Day Workshops at Beatley Central Library;
Charles Barrett Elementary Stormwater Management Construction Update.
Manager's Report - August 22, 2014
Introducing the Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway and Metroway; Capital Bikeshare Expansion; Join the Conversation: RPCA Schedules Resource Allocation and Cost Recovery Policy Sorting Workshops; Fort Ward Management Plan and Fort Ward Updates; Update on Healthy Vending Initiative; Volunteers Sought for Energy Masters Program; and Community Days at Charles Houston Recreation Center.
Manager's Report - August 15, 2014
Mount Vernon Recreation Center Closed August 23 through 31 for Improvements; Cameron Run Weir Repair; City Submits Request for Community Homeownership Revitalization Program Funding; Update: King Street and Strand Street Flood Mitigation Project
Manager's Report - August 8, 2014
Route 1 Traffic Detour on Saturday, August 9; City Begins Nighttime Street Resurfacing on N. Beauregard; New On-Street Metered Parking in Old Town Begins August 18; Capital Bikeshare Stations Coming to Del Ray and Carlyle Neighborhoods; City of Alexandria and Alexandria Health Department to Use QR Codes for Consumer Access to Restaurant Inspections.
Manager's Report - July 25, 2014
John Komoroske Awarded Outstanding Lifetime Achievement in Citizen Planning Award;
City Applies for National Park Development Grant.
Manager's Report - July 18, 2014
RPCA Implements Enhancements to Improve Customer Service;
Alexandria Environmental Health Specialist Receives National Honor;
Alexandria Library Now Offers Free MP3 Music.
Manager's Report - July 11, 2014
City Begins Street Resurfacing and Residential Street Patching; City Recognized for Neighborhood Stabilization Program; City Conducts Emergency Shelter Exercise; Green Sidewalks and Stormwater Best Management Practices Guidelines for Public Rights-of-Way; City Recreation Centers Available for Civic Engagement.
Manager's Report - June 27, 2014
Alexandria City Council Creates Working Group to Examine Proposed Dominion Virginia Power Underground Transmission Line and Substation;
City of Alexandria to Hold Annual USA and City Birthday Celebration Saturday, July 12;
Food Truck Pilot Program Update;
Potomac Yard Interactive Fountain Opens;
West Braddock Road Tree Maintenance & Removal Project;
City of Alexandria to Hold Dedication Ceremony for the Lenny Harris Memorial Fields at Braddock Park;
City Extends Parking Meter Hours to 9 p.m.;
City Distributes Guide to Resource Recovery Services.
Manager's Report - June 20, 2014
Alexandria Library’s New Mobile App;
City’s Office of Housing Attends Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers Meeting;
Discover Space at the Beatley Central Library!;
Alexandria Health Department Makes a “Business Case for Breastfeeding”.
Manager's Report - June 13, 2014
Complete Streets Open House – Tuesday, June 17;
City of Alexandria Receives GFOA Financial Reporting Award for 36th Straight Year;
King Street Gardens Park Improvements Scheduled;
Former City Foster Child Among Capitol Hill Interns.
Manager's Report - June 6, 2014
Update: Crystal City/Potomac Yard Transitway;
Alexandria Environmental Health Supervisor Appointed to NACCHO Food Safety Workgroup.
Manager's Report - May 30, 2014
Update: Spring Paving and Ongoing Street Maintenance;
City and WMATA Initiate Community Planning Process for Braddock Metro Station Redevelopment;
Norfolk Southern to Hold Community Open House;
City Hosts Open Space Festival at Four Mile Run Park;
Potomac Yard Park Update;
U.S. Navy’s Premiere Country-Bluegrass Ensemble Opens 2014 Summer Concert Series;
DMV2Go Scheduled to Visit City Hall.