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What’s Next Alexandriathe City's 2012 – 2013 civic engagement initiative, culminated in City Council’s adoption of  Resolution 2597, establishing Civic Engagement Principles and supporting processes as set forth in the What’s Next Alexandria Handbook for Civic Engagement, to guide Alexandria’s public decision-making processes. This page functions as a gateway for the community to find information and involvement opportunities on active citywide projects and initiatives. 

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Questions or suggestions? Contact Katherine Carraway, 703.746.3855 or


Potomac Yard Metrorail Station

Help develop the design strategy for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station. Provide your feedback on design principles and strategies for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station, and on elements you would like to see in the Potomac Greens and Potomac Yard Parks. As part of the design process for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station, the October 28th Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG) meeting included an overview presentation and activities designed to gather feedback from the community. 

Visit AlexEngage by 11:59pm, Sunday, November 8th and provide your input by taking a survey based on these activities. Comments received will inform the development of design concepts, which will be presented to PYMIG and the community on November 16, 2015.

Questions? Contact Jason Kacamburas,, 703.746.4049.

FY2017 Budget Process

The City is kicking off the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget process with a series of community meetings to gather input on budget priorities. City Council will hear the results of these efforts at its annual retreat in November as members develop their FY 2017 budget guidance to the City Manager.

The meetings will provide an overview of the FY 2017 budget process and some of the major budgetary challenges currently faced by the City. After this brief overview, participants will break out into small facilitated groups to discuss budget priorities for FY 2017 and how to stay engaged in the budget process.

All Alexandria residents and business representatives are encouraged to participate on one of the dates listed below. Each meeting will follow the same format and cover the same material.

  • Thursday, October 15, 7:30 p.m., Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.*
  • Tuesday, October 20, 7 p.m., Beatley Central Library, 5005 Duke St.
  • Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m., T.C. Williams High School Minnie Howard Campus,3801 W. Braddock Rd.*
  • Wednesday, November 4, 7 p.m., Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 W. Reed Ave.*

*The City is providing child care services (children ages 4 and older) for the duration of the meetings on October 15, October 24 and November 4. Please reserve your spot by completing this form.

Those unable to attend in person may:

For more information about the budget process and engagement opportunities, including links to the virtual tables at the times of the meetings, visit  

Citywide opportunities to get involved: Active Projects

Complete list of active development projects 

 Other ways to get involved or find information

About What's Next Alexandria

Learn more about the City’s 2012-2013 What’s Next Alexandria process, the initiative for improving and expanding civic engagement in Alexandria.