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AlexEngage is an online forum for civic engagement, which builds on the "What's Next, Alexandria?" civic engagement framework adopted by Alexandria City Council. The goal of the framework is provide consistent, quality civic engagement practices for City decision-making. AlexEngage allows you to provide input and see what others are saying about important Alexandria topics. City officials review and consider all input in the decision-making process. 

Open Topics

  • Route 1 South Housing Affordability Strategy
    • Community members are invited to comment on the July 13 revised draft document, informed by feedback received on the June 4 working draft. Comments received by Friday, August 17 will inform the final draft document to be presented to the Planning Commission and City Council in September.  
      • Options for reviewing the document and providing feedback are as follows:
        • Visit and comment through AlexEngage - the City's online engagement forum – by August 17
        • Call or email Ashley Labadie, Urban Planner, 703.746.3801 or Tamara Jovovic, Office of Housing, 703.746.3097
        • Attend informal round table discussions
          • Tuesday, July 24 from 7-9 p.m., location TBD - drop in anytime
          • Thursday, August 9 from 7-9 p.m., location TBD - drop in anytime
        • Review and comment in person on paper draft documents provided at the following locations:
          • Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street
          • Abyssinia Mart, 720 Jefferson Street
          • Heritage Apartments management office, 431 S. Columbus Street
          • Olde Towne West Apartments management office, 500 S. Alfred Street
    • Questions? Visit

AlexEngage Archive

View summary reports from previous AlexEngage topics.

What's Next Alexandria?

What's Next Alexandria, the 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.  


Contact Katherine Carraway, Department of Planning and Zoning, 703.746.3855.