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Provide Input on Alexandria's Strategic Plan

Community members are invited to review and provide input on the City’s Draft FY 2017-2022 Strategic Plan by visiting AlexEngage, the City’s online engagement forum. Comments received by December 4, will inform the final Draft Plan, which is anticipated to be presented to City Council in January...

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Winter Recreation Program Guide

The Winter Recreation Program Guide is now available online. Registration for Winter classes and activities begins on Wednesday, December 14, for City residents and Friday, December 16, for nonresidents. Register online or in-person at the Registration & Reservation Office located at the Lee...

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Scottish Christmas Walk

On Saturday, December 3, enjoy marching units of Scottish clans, the stirring sound of bagpipes and drums, Scottish dancers, dignitaries, classic cars and more as the annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade comes to town. The parade is one of several weekend events celebrating the rich Scottish...

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Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

The 17th Annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights returns to Alexandria's waterfront on Saturday, December 3, at 5:30 p.m. More than 40 boats will light up Alexandria during an evening of fun and festivities. 

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Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Planning

The Potomac Yard Metrorail Station has received environmental approval from the federal government, with the issuance this week of Records of Decision by the Federal Transit Administration and the National Park Service. The new Metrorail station now moves into the design and construction phase.

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City Considers Fee to Fund Mandated Stormwater Costs

The City will hold a public meeting October 17 to present the framework for a proposed Stormwater Management Fee. The proposed fee would support the City’s stormwater management program and ensure compliance with unfunded state and federal rules. 

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Metro SafeTrack Updates

SafeTrack is an initiative of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), which operates the MetroRail, MetroBus, and MetroAccess system. The focus of SafeTrack is a work plan to address safety recommendations and rehabilitate the Metrorail system to improve safety and reliability.

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Interim Fitzgerald Square Project

The City plans to create an “interim” public plaza at the foot of King Street until construction begins on the permanent park envisioned in the City’s Waterfront Plan. The plaza will encompass the City-owned properties of 1 & 2 King Street, and the existing King Street Park, totaling about one...

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