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Vote for Alexandria’s 18th Century Ship to Receive Conservation Grant

Vote for Alexandria’s 18th century ship to receive a state conservation grant of up to $5,000.  Online voting is open through January 24, and you can vote once each day.

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New Mandatory Short-Term Residential Rental Registry

On January 1, the City launched a mandatory online registry for short-term rental properties, which are commonly advertised on platforms such as Airbnb, craigslist, Expedia, FlipKey, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and VRBO.

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Mentor One Child, Change Two Lives

January is National Mentoring Month, and the Alexandria Mentoring Partnership is seeking dedicated, caring and enthusiastic adults to serve Alexandria’s youth. A New Mentor Information Session will be held on Saturday, January 27, from 1 to 3 p.m., at The Lyceum.

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Winter Weather Preparedness

The City tracks potential storms 24 hours per day, and clears snow from publicly-owned roadways, sidewalks, paths, parking lots and squares. To learn more about preparedness, plowing priorities and how you can help, visit the City's Snow & Ice Control page.

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Route 1 South Housing Affordability Strategy

This planning effort, focusing on the Route 1 area south of Duke Street, will explore options and tools for preserving the neighborhood’s housing affordability, strengthening the character of the neighborhood, prioritizing safety and accessibility, and creating a more welcoming gateway to the City.

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Running for Local Elected Office in Alexandria

Alexandrians will vote for mayor, City Council, and School Board on November 6. Learn more about the process for getting on the November ballot.  

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City and ARHA Launch Public Consultation Process on Affordable Housing Policy

The City and ARHA are launching an effort to review and modernize their joint commitment to a policy requiring replacement of public housing and publicly-assisted units that are demolished or redeveloped.

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Sarah G. Taylor Named City’s Legislative Director

City Manager Mark B. Jinks has announced the appointment of Sarah G. Taylor as the City of Alexandria’s legislative director, effective January 8.

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