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.
Manager's Report - May 23, 2014
T&ES Resource Recovery Division: Changing the Way We Think About Trash;
Update: King Street Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements;
T&ES Celebrates National Public Works Week, May 18-24;
Secretary of Virginia Department of Transportation Meets with Alexandria Officials.
Manager's Report - May 16, 2014
Update: King Street and The Strand Flood Mitigation Project;
King Street Bicycle Lanes and Pedestrian Improvements Implementation Begins;
Taylor Run Sanitary Sewer and Stream Restoration Project;
37th Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival Scheduled for Monday, May 26.
Manager's Report - May 9, 2014
Update: West End Transitway (Corridor C) Alternatives Analysis/Environmental Assessment;
Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Group Meeting;
Alexandria Fire Department Receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award;
Alexandria Ranked #1 Greenest 'Mid-Size' City;
Bike to Work Day is May 16.
Manager's Report - May 2, 2014
Pavement Repair Work Scheduled for King Street;
Yard Waste Collection Begins May 5;
Alexandria’s First Children and Youth Master Plan to Go Before City Council;
City Employees “Plant Seeds to Grow Futures” on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
Manager's Report - April 25, 2014
Spring Street Smart Campaign Launches;
Update: Citywide Street Sweeping & Spring Cleaning;
All Alexandria Reads: When Washington Was in Vogue;
City of Alexandria Observes Days of Remembrance;
New National Science Foundation Headquarters Chosen as “Best Real Estate Deal of 2013.”
Manager's Report - April 18, 2014
FY 2015 Budget Process Update;
South Carlyle Plaza Development Wins Prestigious Award;
Update: Pedestrian/Bicycle Master Plan and Complete Streets Design Guidelines Manual.
Manager's Report - April 11, 2014
T&ES Spring Pothole Campaign Update;
DMV2Go Scheduled to Visit City Hall April 14;
Holmes Run & Cameron Run Stream Maintenance Project;
City of Alexandria to Host 21st Annual Alexandria Earth Day on Saturday, April 26;
City Seeks Public Comment on Proposal to Name the Planned Accessible Playground the Ruthanne Lodato Memorial Playground;
Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation Schooner Virginia Visits Alexandria.
Manager's Report - April 4, 2014
FY 2015 Budget Process Update;
Bicycle Safety Classes in Alexandria;
The Alexandria Commuter Challenge Begins;
Northern Virginia Housing Expo.
Manager's Report - March 28, 2014
FY 2015 Budget Process Update;
Preview of State Transportation Planning Shift;
City of Alexandria Commission for the Arts Announces Special Opportunity Grant for Temporary Public Art Project;
Montgomery Park Improvements to Begin in Late March;
Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities Seeks Community Input on Programming;
Population Projections to Year 2040.
Manager's Report - March 21, 2014
FY 2015 Budget Process Update;
UPDATE: King Street Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements;
UPDATE: King Street Metrorail Station Area Project;
Citywide Street Sweeping & Spring Cleaning Begins Monday, March 24;
WMATA Includes Braddock Metro Station Site in Joint Development Work Program;
City Kicks Off Two-Part Del Ray Study;
Residential Energy Efficiency Initiatives;
Akridge Buys 1199 North Fairfax Street.
Manager's Report - March 14, 2014
FY 2015 Budget Process Update;
Expert Panel Discusses Right Sizing Parking Standards March 31;
Healthy Vending Machines in City Facilities;
Update: King Street and The Strand Flood Mitigation Project;
2014 Spring Clean-Up.
Manager's Report - March 7, 2014
FY 2015 Budget Process Update;
City of Alexandria Awarded Medals Recognizing Achievements in Addressing Childhood Obesity through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties;
The City of Alexandria to Begin Chinquapin Aquatics Center Feasibility Study;
T&ES Maintenance Launches Spring Pothole Campaign;
Take the Alexandria Commuter Challenge;
King Street and The Strand Flood Mitigation Project;
2014 Spring/Summer Program Guide Now Available.
Manager's Report - February 28, 2014
FY 2015 Budget Process Update;
Norfolk Southern Ethanol Transloading Facility Update; Update: King Street Bike Lanes and Pedestrian Safety Improvements;
Notice of Public Hearing: Mental Health, Intellectual Disability and Substance Abuse Services;
Waterfront Community Meeting #4;
Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project Construction Begins.
Manager's Report - February 21, 2014
Royal Street Bus Garage Redevelopment Update;
Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition Chair Allen C. Lomax Chosen as Honoree for the 2014 Lewis Hine Award for Service to Children and Youth;
Health Department Sponsors Annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Symposium.
Manager's Report - 31 Jan 2014
Pile Driving at AlexRenew’s Nutrient Management Facility;
Alexandria Guest Parking Permit Changes;
Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority Holds Public Hearings;
University of Virginia Releases 2013 Population Estimates.
Manager's Report - 24 Jan 2014
King Street Bike Lane Project Update;
King Street Trolley Ridership Tops 3.5 Million;
The Alexandria Library Celebrates Historic Civil Rights Sit-In;
AHDC Moves Forward with Renovation of Arbelo and Longview Terrace Apartments;
Health Department, Office of Emergency Management and Fire Department Assist with Evacuation Planning.
Manager's Report - 17 Jan 2014
City Hosts Third Community Meeting on Waterfront Landscape and Flood Mitigation Design Project;
Health Department Concludes Record Mosquito Control Season;
Temporary Closure of Alexandria Health Department and Northern Virginia Region Women, Infant and Children Offices;
City of Alexandria Recognized for Increased Floodplain Management Practices.
Manager's Report - 01 Jan 2014
Public Hearing on Proposed Plan for Interim Open Space at 600 N. Henry St.;
Request for Proposal Issued for Redevelopment of Seven ARHA-Owned Sites;
New Director in the Department of Community and Human Services;
January is National Mentoring Month.
Manager's Report - 13 Dec 2013
Alexandria Health Department Receives National Food Safety Mentorship Grant;
Annual Santa Winter Wonderland Event;
Credit Rating Agency’s Outlook for Local Governments.
Manager's Report - 22 Nov 2013
Pay-By-Phone Parking Service Coming to Alexandria;
Alexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony;
Alexandria Health Department Provides Influenza Vaccinations to School Bus Drivers;
Alexandria Health Department District Response Team Participates in CHAOS Exercise.
Manager's Report - 06 Dec 2013
King Street Bicycle Lanes and Pedestrian Improvements;
Alexandria Health Department Reports Lower Teen Pregnancy Rate in 2012;
Virginia State Corporation Commission Sets Lower Fuel Rate for Dominion Virginia Power;
City of Alexandria Hosts Potomac Yard Park Grand Opening on Saturday, December 14;
Findings Announced from Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities 2013 Needs Assessment;
DRPT Hosts Public Meetings on “Super NoVa” Transit/TDM Action Plan.
Manager's Report - 15 Nov 2013
Celebrate America Recycles Day on Friday, November 15;
What’s Next Alexandria Civic Engagement Handbook Update;
Transportation Commission Update on Potomac Yard Metrorail;
Eisenhower West Small Area Plan Update.
Manager's Report - 08 Nov 2013
Royal Street Bus Garage Update;
Alexandria Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission Update;
Twelfth Annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony at Captain Rocky Versace Plaza;
Beauregard Design Advisory Committee Hosts Walking Tour of Mosaic District;
AHDC’s Revises Refinancing and Renovation Plan for the Arbelo, Lacy Court and Longview Terrace Properties.
Manager's Report - 01 Nov 2013
Alexandria Health Department Provides Free Flu Vaccine;
All Families Grow When Children With Disabilities Play;
City Hosts Second Community Meeting on Waterfront Landscape and Flood Mitigation Design Project.
Manager's Report - 25 Oct 2013
Extension of Waste Disposal and Service Agreement with Covanta Energy;
Alexandria Leaf Collection Program Starts October 28;
Public Meeting on Proposed King Street Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements;
City of Alexandria Celebrates Chinquapin Park Recreation Center Reopening on November 2;
City Installs Wayfinding Signs on S. Washington Street;
Public Meeting on the Interim Braddock Neighborhood Park;
Regional Street Smart Campaign Kickoff.
Manager's Report - 18 Oct 2013
City Receives Highest Certification for Virginia Municipal League’s Go Green Government Challenge;
New Grocery Store Coming to Mark Center;
City Wins Alice Ferguson Foundation’s Potomac Champion Award;
League of American Bicyclists Names Alexandria a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly Community;
Le Tour d’Alexandria Library;
Public Meeting on Brick Sidewalks;
City’s Waterfront Landscape and Flood Mitigation Design Community Meeting Series Begins.
Manager's Report - 11 Oct 2013
Alexandria Hosts National Building Museum Members for a Tour of the Waterfront and Old Town North;
Arlandria Community Newsletter;
City Expands On-Street Carshare Program;
Alexandria Beautification Commission Announces 2013 Alexandria Beautification Award Winners;
City of Alexandria Begins Installation of Annual King Street Holiday Light Display.
Manager's Report - 04 Oct 2013
Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Environmental Impact Study (EIS) Update; Alexandria Health Department Provides Free Flu Vaccine; Alexandria Library Assists in Educating the Public on New Healthcare Options; Department of Housing and Urban Development Issues Waiver to the City.
Manager's Report - 27 Sep 2013
City's CRS Repetitive Loss Area Analysis Progress Report Available;
Pavement Work Scheduled for King Street;
City of Alexandria Celebrates National Public Lands Day;
Alexandria Recognized as One of Greater Washington’s Healthiest Employers;
Alexandria Health Department Conducts HIV Outreach Testing.
Manager's Report - 20 Sep 2013
Median Household Income in Virginia Declines;
Update: VDOT’s I-395 HOV/Transit Ramp Project;
T&ES Performs Asphalt Preventative Maintenance.
Manager's Report - 13 Sep 2013
Alexandria Neighborhood Stabilization Project; Try Transit Week – September 16-20; Potomac River Waterfront Cleanup at Oronoco Bay Park; New Bicycle Facilities, Street Resurfacing Planned on King Street; Metro to Host Public Hearings on Proposed Bus Service Changes; Northern Virginia Community College Public Outreach; New Division Chiefs in the Department of Planning and Zoning; Alexandria’s Draft Civic Engagement Handbook Available for Community Review; Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities Wins State Award; Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Plan for a New Park at 5325 Polk Avenue.
Manager's Report - 06 Sep 2013
Update on Environmental Work at the NRG Potomac River Generating Station Site; The City Celebrates Citizenship Day and Hosts 9-11 Ceremony; DASH Study Public Workshops; Hunting Point Tenant Grievance; Planters Installed at King and Union Street.
Manager's Report - 16 Aug 2013
AlexRenew Announces Rate Restructuring; Mt. Vernon Trail Periodically Closed for Maintenance; City Receives Community Homeownership Revitalization Program Funding.
Manager's Report - 09 Aug 2013
Developer Plans Hotel on Eisenhower Avenue; City of Alexandria to Extend Old Town Pool Operating Season; WMATA Seeks Input on Alexandria-Fairfax Line Metrobus Services; Hunting Point Resident Meeting at the Lyceum; Construction Begins on Virginia Dominion Power Substation; West Nile Virus Identified in Mosquitoes in the City.
Manager's Report - 02 Aug 2013
City Manager Announces New Department of Project Implementation; Charles M. Goodman House Listed on National Register of Historic Places; Health Department Pharmacy Dispenses More than 12,000 Prescriptions.
Manager's Report - 26 Jul 2013
Alexandria Health Department Responds to Rapid Mosquito Population Increase; Alexandria Health Department WIC Team Serves Head Start Participants/Recognized by State Office; Statue for Contrabands and Freemen’s Cemetery Delivered; City Launches Small Business and Residential Project Facilitation Program.
Manager's Report - 19 Jul 2013
Commonwealth Avenue Bicycle Box and Lane Connection Installed; WMATA Seeks Input on Hunting Point Line Metrobus Services; City of Alexandria's 11th Annual Outdoor Film Festival; Old Town Farmers’ Market Launches Double Dollar Program for SNAP Beneficiaries.
Manager's Report - 12 Jul 2013
DASH Comprehensive Operations Analysis Update; Olin Studio Chosen to Lead Waterfront Design Team; City to Offer Weekly Foreclosure Prevention Clinics; Public Comment on Draft Combined Sewer System Permit; Health Department Emergency Response Team Ensures Community Safety During June 28 Power Outages; City Resident, Program Featured in HUD Newsletter.
Manager's Report - 7 Jun 2013
Proposed Bicycle City Code Changes; Reed Avenue Project Awarded $15 Million in Tax Credits; City Hosts Community Events in Arlandria; and Workshops on Understanding Condo Living
Manager's Report - 28 Jun 2013
City Encourages Public Input on NVTA Public Hearing; City, CFO Receive Financial Reporting Awards; Update: Removal of King Street and Union Street Pilot Left Turn Restrictions; City’s Local Motion Program Receives Employer Services Organization Achievement Award; City of Alexandria to Hold Annual USA & City Birthday Celebration on Saturday, July 13; and 2013 Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment
Manager's Report - 14 Jun 2013
Chinquapin Park Recreation Center to Close June 17 for Facility Improvements; City to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Open Space Property on Polk Avenue; Alexandria Library Launches Summer Reading Programs; Planning and Zoning Creates Historic District Web App.
Manager's Report - 31 May 2013
Alexandria Releases 2013 State of the City Address; Parking Facility Automation; Alexandria Commission on Aging Honors Distinguished Alexandrians; Y-12 Investments Wins Contract to Redevelop Old Health Department Property; City Encourages Public Input on NVTA First Year of Proposed Projects to Kick Start Congestion Relief.
Manager's Report - 17 May 2013
VDOT HOT Lanes Update; Bike to Work Day a Success in Alexandria; Alexandria Affordable Housing Featured in Parade of Homes; Crisis Intervention Team Trainers Honored.
Manager's Report - 10 May 2013
Norfolk Southern Ethanol Transloading Facility; The Alexandria Fund for Human Services Appoints FY2014 Grant Reviewers; RPCA Launches Enhanced Tree Maintenance Program; City Receives REACH Grant; Sexual Assault Center and Domestic Violence Program Achieve Accreditation.
Manager's Report - 03 May 2013
Release of Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Draft Environmental Impact Statement to be Rescheduled to the Fall of 2013; Chinquapin Park Recreation Center Closure Delayed to Monday, June 17; RPCA Expands Use of Credit Cards for Program and Activity Payments.
Manager's Report - 26 Apr 2013
King Street and Union Street Left Turn Restrictions; Regional Street Smart Campaign Launched; Update - Edsall Road Construction; Health Department Leads Tabletop Exercise with Nursing Home and Partner Agencies; Commuter Challenge Results; City Economic Development Strategy Discussed at Federation of Civic Associations Meeting; StoryCorps to Visit Alexandria Library; Planning Department Showcases City of Alexandria at National; Annual Flower Reduction in RCPA Budget.
Manager's Report - 19 Apr 2013
City Response to Boston Bombing; Extra Security at the Parkway Classic; City of Alexandria to Host Spring Invitational Cheerleading Competition; What's Next Alexandria Third Community Dialogue Scheduled for April 30; Old Town Farmers’ Market Welcomes SNAP/EBT Beneficiaries; Building Safety Month.
Manager's Report - 12 Apr 2013
Pavement Management Assessment; Witter Athletic Fields Grand Opening Scheduled for Friday, April 12; Health Department and Sheriff's Office Conduct Bioterrorism Preparation Drill; Installation of Windmill Hill Park Bulkhead Safety Fence to Begin Week of April 8; Sur la Table Plans to Move to Old CVS Space at 326 King Street.
Manager's Report - 05 Apr 2013
Potomac Yard Residents Volunteer for Rooftop Gardening Program; Bike Corral Installed at Unit Block of King Street; Virginia American Water Begins Annual Hydrant Flushing; Spring2ACTion Prepares for Annual Fundraising Blitz; DASH Comprehensive Operations Analysis: Update; City Expands Carshare Program.
Manager's Report - 29 Mar 2013
Changes in Parker-Gray Historic District Regulations; King Street Holiday Tree Light Program Ends March 31; Park & Recreation Commission and Environmental Policy Commission to Hold Joint Informational Meeting; Spring Clean Up; Eisenhower Avenue Widening and Roadway Improvement Project: Design Public Hearing; Route 1 Transitway Project Update.
Manager's Report - 22 Mar 2013
Request for Proposals - Lease of the Beachcombers Building as a Restaurant; South Pickett Street Post Office Moving to Smaller Space; Alexandria's Trash Fuels Electric Car.
Manager's Report - 15 Mar 2013
Washington Street Streetscape Project Meeting - Thursday, March 21; T&ES Maintenance Focuses on Pothole Repairs; Registration Now Open for Bike to Work Day, Friday, May 17; Health Department Seeks National Accreditation; Alexandria Participates in Northern Virginia Housing Expo.
Manager's Report - 08 Mar 2013
Opportunities for Public Input and Questions on Budget; Alexandria Renew Expansion and New City Athletic Field to Begin Construction in March; Survey to Help Shape Future Look of Route 1 Rapid Transit Service; Health Department Reports Teen Pregnancy Rate is Lowest in 15 Years; Daylight Savings Time Begins.
Manager's Report - 01 Mar 2013
Budget Update: City Manager Presents Proposed $626.6 M Fiscal Year 2014 Budget; Bike Corral to be Installed at Unit Block of King Street; Alexandria Library Wins $8k American Dream Grant from American Library Association; Alexandria Library Honors Gladys Davis for More than 60 Years of Service; Notice of Public Hearing – Alexandria Community Services Board.
Manager's Report - 22 Feb 2013
City Manager to Announce Proposed Fiscal Year 2014 Budget; New DASH Hybrids Hit the Streets; Alexandria Seeking Applications for the Fund for Human Services; JobLink Receives Joint Employment Training Grant.
Manager's Report - 15 Feb 2013
Route 1 Transitway Project: Traffic Impacts to Potomac Avenue and Hume Avenue; C-SPAN to Produce Series of Alexandria History Vignettes; Hundreds Turn Out to Help Craft Youth Master Plan; City Marina Facility Underwater Inspection to Occur February 19 and 20; Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities to Host Community Meeting on Open Space Property at 5325 Polk Ave.; Department of Planning & Zoning Begins Historic Resource Survey; Third Annual Mardi Growl Gala to Benefit Alexandria's Homeless Animals; DCHS Begins "e-Prescribing" at Mental Health Center.
Manager's Report - 01 Feb 2013
Virginia Department of Transportation Seminary Road & I-395 Update; American Community Survey Shows Increases in Population, Income; Plan Unveiled for "Next Generation of Metro"; City Manager to Host Employee "Telephone Town Hall" on FY 2014 Budget; Finance Department Takes Over Billing for Old Town Farmers' Market; Reporting Street Light Outages; Alexandria Encourages Input in Development of First Youth Master Plan; Alexandria Mentoring Partnership Hosts Information and Training Event.
Manager's Report - 25 Jan 2013
What's Next Alexandria Second Community Dialogue Set for January 29; City of Alexandria Holds Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Group Meeting January 30; City's Museum System Earns Accreditation from American Alliance of Museums; Alexandria City Academy Program Seeks Participants; "Making College Affordable" Forums.
Manager's Report - 18 Jan 2013
Introducing Call.Click.Connect.; Update on Oronoco Outfall Remediation Project; Police Department Prepares for 29th Citizens Police Academy; Alexandria Celebrates Presidential Inauguration with Day of Service.
Manager's Report - 04 Jan 2013
City Announces Top Ten Environmental Accomplishments of 2012; Code Change for Unsafe Buildings; GenOn Makes it Official; Permits Revoked; Walking Trail Construction Scheduled for Founders Park.
Manager's Report - 21 Dec 2012
New City Council to be Installed January 2, 2013; Two Alexandria Sites Nominated for National Register of Historic Places Nominations; City Installs Advanced Swimming Pool Water Treatment System at Chinquapin Park Recreation Center; Zoning Inspector Kerry Hall Helps Make the City More Attractive; City Employees Honored for Helping Businesses; Holiday Tree Recycling January 7-18; Humanitarian Inaugural Ball to Raise Funds to Support Alexandria Programs: City of Alexandria Partners with Servant Forge.
Manager's Report - 14 Dec 2012
Nelsie L. Smith Named Director of Management & Budget; What’s Next Alexandria? Second Community Dialogue Set for January 29, 2013; The King Street Trolley Welcomes Santa!; Department of Code Enforcement Receives Numerous Large Project Proposals; Del Ray Transportation Meeting.
Manager's Report - 07 Dec 2012
Sanitary Sewer Master Plan – Public Meeting Monday, December 17; City Prepared for 2012-2013 Winter Weather; Oronoco Outfall Remediation Project Starts Monday, December 17; Department of Planning and Zoning Gives Presentation to Commission on Aging; City Hall Upgrades Television Broadcast Equipment; Celebrate the Holidays with Alexandria Library; Dollar Wise Committee.
Manager's Report - 30 Nov 2012
Alexandria Police Department Promotions; City Releases Draft Housing Master Plan for Public Comment; Witter Recreational Fields Construction Update; City Celebrates Adoptions; Youth Documentary on Resilience Wins Media Contest.
Manager's Report - 16 Nov 2012
Potomac Yard Metrorail: Balloon Testing; National Capital Area Chapter of the American Planning Association Recognizes City’s Capital Bikeshare Program; Holmes Run/Chambliss Crossing Project; Del Ray/Arlandria Trolley Update; City of Alexandria’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Scheduled for Friday, November 23; What’s Next Alexandria? Community Dialogue.
Manager's Report - 09 Nov 12
Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities to Dedicate the Kelley Cares Miracle Field on Saturday, November 17; Sixth Annual Alexandria Film Festival; Alexandria Resident Winner of Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) Northern Virginia Home Energy Makeover Contest; United Way Campaign Kicks Off.
Manager's Report - 26 Oct 2012
Hurricane Sandy; Beat the Election Day Lines! In-Person Absentee Voting at Beatley Central Library; Long Range Educational Work Facilities Program Update; Washington Street Left Turn Restrictions; Leaf Collection Starts Monday, October 29; Agenda Alexandria; Breast Cancer Walk Outcome; The American Institute of Architects Northern Virginia Chapter Honors City Architect Al Cox; October is Housing America Month!
Manager's Report - 19 Oct 2012
Federal Highway Administration Approves Interchange Modification Report for I-395 HOV Ramp; Late Night Train Noise Due to CSX Track Work Continues; Alexandria Campaign on Adolescent Pregnancy Receives Health and Human Services Grant; Director of Code Administration Recognized by the Virginia Building and Code Officials Association.
Manager's Report - 12 Oct 2012
Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group Update; Crystal City/Potomac Yard Route 1 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Construction Information; Fire Station 210 & Impound Lot Project Groundbreaking; City Receives Community Homeownership Revitalization Program Funding.
Manager's Report - 05 Oct 2012
City Issues Request for Proposal to Purchase and Redevelop 509 N. Saint Asaph St.; 511, 513 & 515 Oronoco St.; Oronoco Outfall Remediation Project; Alexandria's Department of Real Estate Assessment Wins National Award for Excellence; City Holds Press Conference to Recognize Closure of GenOn Potomac River Generating Station; Alexandria Mentoring Partnership Seeks Additional Mentors; Paint the Town Red!; Changes in the Office of Communications & Public Information.
Manager's Report - 28 Sep 2012
Bicycle Lane Installed on Slater's Lane; City of Alexandria Achieves Virginia Municipal League's Platinum Level Certification; City Receives Positive Assessment of Housing Activities Under Federal HOME Program; Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities to Gather Public Input on the Management Plans for the City's Large Multi-Use Parks; Police Department Participates in Dulles Plane Pull.
Manager's Report - 21 Sep 2012
What's Next, Alexandria? A Community Conversation; BRAC-133 Transportation Master Plan Ad Hoc Committee Update; Witter Fields Construction Update; City Celebrates Home Energy Retrofit; Fall 2012 Career Fair: Hire our Heroes; Alexandria Library Hosts Digital Bookmobile National Tour Event.
Manager's Report - 14 Sep 2012
Del Ray/Arlandria Trolley Service Update; Civic Engagement Initiative Update; Beauregard Area Plan Update: Resident Survey Completed; Alexandria Again Named One of 100 Best Communities For Young People; Alexandria King Street Art Festival Attendance Update; City Housing Initiatives Noted in Region III HUDLine News; Patch Launches West End Online Publication; Jones Point Park Dedication.
Manager's Report - 07 Sep 2012
Update: Union Street Corridor Parking Study for Waterfront Plan; Community Invited to Participate in Development of a Benefits-Based Fee Policy for Recreation Programs and Services; Alexandria Library Celebrates 75th Anniversary September 8; Alexandria School Board Meetings Move to ACPS-TV; DiverseCity Alexandria Multicultural Fest; Poverty Tour Comes to Alexandria September 13.
Manager's Report - 31 Aug 2012
Capital Bikeshare Update; Proposed Park on the Wythe Street Post Office Block; Update - Edsall Road Construction; Community Lodgings, Inc. Begins Renovation Project Funded By City Loan; Covanta Donates Electric Car for City Use.
Manager's Report - 10 Aug 2012
City Issues Request for Proposals for Sale of Surplus City Property at 1505 Powhatan Street; Office of Housing Named as Virginia Housing Development Authority Community Agent; Public Invited to Attend Community Open House, Provide Comment on Safety Fence Design Options at Windmill Hill Park Bulkhead
Manager's Report - 03 Aug 2012
City Begins Construction on Crystal City/Potomac Yard Transitway; Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project Construction Delays; Permits Filed for Notable Construction Projects; City Achieves Additional Future Affordable Housing Resources in Fiscal Year 2012; City to Host “Helping Responsible Homeowners” Roundtable; Gadsby’s Tavern Ice Well Rehabilitation Update; Residents Can Apply Online for Public Assistance Benefits; SNAP Food Stamp Schedule to Change; City Supporting Northern Virginia Home Energy Makeover Contest
Manager's Report - 27 Jul 2012
GenOn Energy to Merge with NRG Energy; Columbia Pike Transit Initiative Update: Arlington County Approves Locally Preferred Alternative; Jones Point Park Open to the Public – Dedication in September 2012; City of Alexandria Miracle Field Construction Update & Planned Dedication.
Manager's Report - 20 Jul 2012
Update on Sale of Hunting Towers; Update on I-95 Express Lanes Project; City Launches Website Survey; Citizens’ Police Academy.
Manager's Report - 13 Jul 2012
Arlandria Action Plan Advisory Group Held “Status of Implementation Open House”; Virginia Department of Transportation Opens New Section of Mount Vernon Bike Trail; Meals on Wheels Begins Weekend Delivery; Alexandria Library Continues 75th Anniversary Events and Provides Relief from Heat During Extended Power Outages.
Manager's Report - 29 Jun 2012
City Announces Independence Day Holiday Schedule; Don’t Get Burned!; Jones Point Park to Open July 5; Alexandria Commons Apartments Presents Renovation, Tenant Relocation Plan; Public Invited to View Freedmen’s Cemetery Sculpture Proposals and Meet the Artists; RPCA to Explore Use of Benefits-Based Fee Policy for Programs, Services; City Seeks Public Comment on Proposal to Name the Lee Center Softball Field “The Kelley Cares Miracle Field.”
Manager's Report - 22 Jun 2012
Update: Reducing Residential Energy Use, Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Hunting Towers Update; Witter Recreational Fields Soil Remediation Information: Update; City Successfully Obligates Special Mortgage Financing Fund Allocation; Alexandria Library Receives 1796 Map for Special Collections Branch.
Manager's Report - 15 Jun 2012
VDOT Issues “Finding of No Significant Impact” on Proposed I-395/Mark Center HOV Ramp; Chinquapin Recreation Center Rixse Pool to Close Temporarily Friday, June 22; City’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program Exceeds Goals; Alexandria Library Begins SummerQuest Reading Program.
Manager's Report - 8 Jun 2012
Mark Center Seminary Road Pedestrian Bridge Update; Cornerstone Partnership Releases Statewide Affordable Homeownership Program Assessment; Public Meeting on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Station Design; William Ramsay PTA Receives $20,000 Playground Grant; Arlandria Action Plan Implementation Meeting.
Manager's Report - 1 Jun 2012
Alexandria Voted Fourth Best Arts Destination Among Mid-Size Cities in the Nation; “DMV 2 Go” Pilot Program Now at Beatley Central Library; Department of Transportation & Environmental Services Launches Facebook Pages; Alexandria Waterfront Commission to Hold Annual Waterfront Walk June 9.
Manager's Report - 25 May 2012
NCPC Approves Carlyle Courthouse Security Improvements; City Achieves 48% Recycling Rate; Alexandria Police Department Launches Social Media; Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Hires New Deputy Director for Park Operations; Community Meeting on the Installation of a Safety Fence and Park Enhancements at Windmill Hill Park.
Manager's Report - 11 May 2012
FY 2013 Budget Update; Green Building Policy Update; Expanded Trolley Service Public Information Meeting; City to Promote “Take 25” Campaign; Virginia Department of Historic Resources Holds Public Hearing on Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Register Nominations; Construction Work Scheduled at Windmill Hill Park Basketball Court.
Manager's Report - 4 May 2012
Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Process Update; Overnight Road Work: 3500- 4400 Block of Duke Street; Seasonal Farmers’ Markets Open in May; Alexandria Police Facility Earns LEED Gold Certification, Excellence in Design Award; Code Administration Department Promotes Building Safety Awareness Month; Alexandria Energy Saver Loan Program Launched; Alexandria Named “Playful City USA” Community; Four Mile Run Park Expansion Project Update.
Manager's Report - 27 Apr 2012
Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Process Update; Regional Housing Event Hosted by Alexandria Receives Award; Update: Report on City Employment Policies, Procedures and Background Check Process; Valor Award Winners Announced.
Manager's Report - 20 Apr 2012
Capital Bikeshare Program Update; Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities Proposes Age Increase for Unsupervised Outdoor Pool Admission; Taxicab Gasoline Surcharge; Solar Photovoltaic System to Be Installed at Beatley Central Library; Overnight Road Work: Intersection of Duke St. & South Jordan St.
Manager's Report - 13 Apr 2012
Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Process Update; Yellow Cab Drivers to Hold “General Protest Meeting”; City Employee Ethics Report & Administrative Regulations Update; Transportation & Environmental Services Announces Online Permit Program; National Park Service Addresses Beaver Damage; Report Highlights Need for More Youth Programs; April is Alcohol Screening Month; National League of Cities Offers Discount Prescription Drug Cards to City Residents; City of Alexandria Observes Days of Remembrance for Holocaust Victims, Tuesday, April 17; 2012 Flora Krause Casey Public Health Award.
Manager's Report - 30 Mar 2012
Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Process Update; Alexandria Experiences Historic Low in Violent Crime; Citywide Ethics Initiative Committee Completes Report; Update on City Employment Policies, Procedures and Background Check Process; Revised Draft Beauregard Small Area Plan Released; Department of Emergency Communications Transitions to New Facility; Open Space Master Plan Stakeholders Group; Department of Planning & Zoning Spearheads Architectural Survey Pilot Program; Old Town Farmers’ Market Operating Hours to Change; All Alexandria Reads Kicks Off 2012 Challenge; Virginia-American Water to Flush Water Mains; Food Safety Program Service Evaluation; Census: Top 4 Sources of New Alexandrians: Fairfax, Arlington, DC and Africa; Salute to Women Award Winners Announced; Commission on Persons with Disabilities Seeks Award Nominations.
Manager's Report - 23 Mar 2012
Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Process Update; Department of Real Estate Assessments Debuts Online Income & Expense Survey; Del Ray Pizzeria Planning & Zoning Issues; Del Ray Trolley Planning; King Street Light Display Extension Ends March 31; City Receives Federal Grant Funds for Department of Community & Human Services Programming; Alexandria Redevelopment & Housing Authority to Present Draft Strategic Plan; Low-Income Alexandria Residents Receive Free Dental Care Through Mission of Mercy Event; Construction Work at Simpson Dog Park.
Manager's Report - 16 Mar 2012
FY 2013 Budget Process Update; Mobile-Friendly Website Launched; Nominations for Alexandria Excellence in Aging Awards; Street Light Outage Update.
Manager's Report - 9 Mar 12
FY 2013 Budget Process Update; Parking Adjudication Program Changes; Soil Capping of Potomac Yard Landbay D; Southern Towers Announces Renovations to Berkeley Building; Alexandria 2010 Census Data Profile.
Manager's Report - 2 Mar 2012
FY 2013 Budget Process Update; Landmark Mall Redevelopment; King/Beauregard Intersection Improvements; City Receives “Wellness Warrior” Award; Employee Town Hall Meetings on Proposed Budget; Alexandria Playspace Assessment Released.
Manager's Report - 24 Feb 2012
FY 2013 Budget Process Update; BRAC-133 Art; Follow Up and Resolution to Healthy Families Request for Funding to Restore FY 2012 State Budget Reductions; New Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load Stormwater Regulations; Suicide Prevention Training for ACPS Behavioral Health Professionals; Public Hearing on the Needs of Alexandrians with Mental Illness, Intellectual Disability or Substance Dependency; Special Events Office Hosts Informational Meeting for Food and Beverage Vendors.
Manager's Report - 17 Feb 2012
City Manager Unveils Proposed Budget; Beauregard Small Area Plan Update; Alexandria Home Rehabilitation Loan Program Featured on HUD Web Site; GIS Strategic Plan; ACVA, Local Hotels Assist “Fire Department Family” for Weissman Services; New Children, Youth & Family Collaborative Commission; George Washington Birthday Holiday Schedule.
Manager's Report - 10 Feb 2012
Alexandria Paramedic Dies of Injuries from Accident; Update on Van Fleet vs. City of Alexandria; Virginia American Water Files for Rate Increase; Receipt of Auditor’s Report for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2011; King Street Railroad Underpass Potomac Yard Landbay D; Del Ray Parking Study; Alexandria Union Station Application to National Register of Historic Places; Increased Efficiency in Subsidized Child-Care Services; Annual Salute to Women Awards; Upcoming Events.
Manager's Report - 03 Feb 2012
Fire Station 210 and Impound Lot; City and ACPS Facility and Outdoor Use Agreement Approved; VDHA Housing Tax Credit Application; King Street Lighting Program Extension; Alexandria Library 75th Anniversary; Substance Abuse Presentation to the Quality of Life Committee; Mental Health First Aid Training; National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Symposium; Commission for the Arts Seeks Nominations for 2012 Alex Arts Awards; Contrabands and Freedmen's Cemetery Public Art Project Update; Sheriff's Inmate Work Detail Update; Upcoming Events.
Manager's Report - 27 Jan 2012
Beauregard Small Area Plan; Inventory of Non-Working Street Lights Underway; Online Permit Payments Increased; Citizens Academy Applications Due January 30; Vendor Cart Applications Being Accepted; City Offers Free Tax Assistance to Eligible Residents; Upcoming Events.
Manager's Report - 20 Jan 2012
Beauregard Small Area Plan; Fire Department Upgrades to Four-Person Trucks; BRAC-133 Advisory Group Update; New Waste Disposal Agreement: Covanta Energy-from-Waste Facility; James Bland Replacement Unit Purchase Update; Ribbon Cutting for Multi-Sensory Mobile; Citizens' Police Academy; Puppet-Based "Al's Pals" Program Reaches 2,880 Young Alexandrians.
Manager's Report - 13 Jan 2012
Waterfront Plan Work Session – Follow Up for Public Hearing; Water Supply Plan Public Hearing; "Leash Law" Update; Proposed Reed Avenue Affordable Housing Project; Progress Update on Parks and Athletic Fields; Update on Implementation of Capital Bikeshare in Alexandria; High Capacity Transit Group to Discuss Corridor B; Environmental Assessment Released for BRAC-133/Mark Center HOV Ramp; Alexandria Fire Department to Deploy New Mini-Ambulance; City Announces Top Ten Environmental Accomplishments of 2011; Enterprise Resource Planning Project; Older Alexandrians Give City High Marks in Benchmark Survey.