City of Alexandria, VA
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 - 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 - 08 Feb 2013
City Recognized for Low Income Housing Renovation; City Seeks Employee Input on Housing Master Plan.
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 - 11 Jan 2013
Alexandria Prepares As Flu Spreads; Homebuyer Education Outreach Program; Upcoming Events.
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 - 17 Aug 2012
City Issues Request for Information to Carsharing Services; GoGreen Hybrid Taxicabs Now Operating.
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 - 18 May 2012
City Wins Financial Reporting Award; 2012 Outdoor Pool Season Begins.
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.