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Manager's Report

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 - 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 26, 2014
Metroway Off to Strong Start; Update: Ad Hoc Underground Transmission Line and Substation Working Group.
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 - August 1, 2014
National Night Out; Reference Librarian Wins National Family History Writing Contest.
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; Mid-Atlantic StatNet; 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 - 07 Feb 2014
VDOT I-395 HOV/ Transit Ramp Project; Mobile Parking Payment Service Update; BRAC-133 Update.
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 - 23 Aug 2013
Alexandria's Pools Are Much Safer; Carver Nursery School Building Sold; Jones Point Park Multipurpose Fields Update.
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 - 21 Jun 2013

What’s Next Alexandria Holds Fourth Community Dialogue

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.

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