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City Manager Proposes Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

On February 21, City Manager Mark B. Jinks presented Alexandria City Council with a proposed operating and capital budget for FY 2018, and a Capital Improvement Program for FY 2018-2027. 

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Metro SafeTrack Schedule 2017

Metro has released schedule information for the remaining SafeTrack Surges scheduled through June 2017. Surge #13, March 4-April 9, will directly impact Alexandria riders, who are urged to use alternatives to Metrorail

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A Welcoming Community

In 2007 and 2016, City Council issued statements affirming that Alexandria is a welcoming community that treats everyone with human dignity and respect. 

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Nominations Sought for Environmental Excellence Award

The Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission and Alexandria Renew Enterprises are seeking nominees for the ninth annual Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award, which honors those who demonstrate a commitment to protecting the natural environment. Nominations due March 30.

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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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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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