Manager's Report

The "Manager's Report," is a summary of recent City news and information for City Council and the public. The goal is to focus and strengthen communications with City Council by collecting and distributing information from the City Manager's Office, City Departments, and other City agencies, in one easy to read format. The Manager's Report includes news briefs, attachments and links to corresponding and relevant information.

Page updated on Mar 28, 2018 at 4:05 PM

Manager's Report - September 2, 2016

Invasive Species Control and Improvement Project at Windmill Hill Park.

Manager's Report - August 12, 2016

Virginia Housing Development Authority Announces Enhancements to Accessibility Programs; Northern Virginia Conservation Trust Protects Open Space in Alexandria; City Receives Outstanding Plan Award for the Eisenhower West Small Area Plan; Housing Resource Guide Available; Alexandria Boxing Club Recognizes Olympian.

Manager's Report - May 27, 2016

Capital Bikeshare Expansion; Annual Waterfront Walk on June 4; Alexandria Jaycees Honor Employees at Community Appreciation Night.

Manager's Report - May 6, 2016

Major Street Resurfacing Program: Night Paving Begins; City Recognized by GFOA for Excellence in Financial Reporting; Casa Chirilagua to Manage Conservatory Center; New Pedestrian Bridge Opens at Seminary Road and I-395; Governor’s Visit to Recognize Drug Addiction Treatment Clients and Staff; Code Administration Employee Appointed to National Fire Protection Association Strategic Plan Team.

Manager's Report - April 22, 2016

Paving Program Update; North Van Dorn Complete Streets Project; City Employees Participate in Spring2ACTion 2016; City Urban Planner Honored with NFBPA Award.

Manager's Report - April 15, 2016

Upcoming Public Meeting for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station; King Street Complete Streets Public Meeting – April 21; Motorcoach Ambassador Program; Housing Trust Fund Report Issued.

Manager's Report - April 8, 2016

Route 1 at E. Reed Ave. Intersection Improvement Project Community Meeting; Braddock Road Metrorail Station: City of Alexandria and WMATA Joint Development Analysis; Gretchen Bulova Appointed To State Advisory Council.

Manager's Report - April 4, 2016

Maintenance on Mount Vernon Trail; Two New Murals in Alexandria; Alexandria Health Department Urges HOA Managers to “Fight the Bite”; Alexandria Named Among Top 20 Most Charming Small Cities; City Employees Win Salute to Women Awards.

Manager's Report - March 18, 2016

King Street Night Operations Resume; Reduced Speed Limits on Seminary Road and Quaker Lane; Residential Food Waste Collection Pilot; Snow Response Survey; Free Wi-Fi Service Coming to Carlyle; Alexandria Fire Department Announces Assistant Chiefs; City Hires New Purchasing Agent; Alexandria Environmental Health Specialist to Represent Virginia in National Association.

Manager's Report - March 4, 2016

Ad Hoc Motorcoach Task Force Appointed; Metro to Conduct Emergency Response Drill around Eisenhower Ave. Station; Edsall Rd. and South Pickett St. Pedestrian Improvements Meeting; Rolling Traffic Signal Outages Expected as City Upgrades System; New Website Design Launched; Audrey P. Davis Appointed To State Historical Records Advisory Board; Potomac Yard Trail Awarded; High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program Recognized; Alexandria Fire Department Receives Award for Best Practices in Health & Safety.

Manager's Report - February 19, 2016

New Capital Bikeshare Stations; Windmill Hill Park Shoreline Tree Work & Community Update Meeting; King Street Holiday Lights Update; Telegraph Road and Duke Street Interchange Invasive Species Control Program; Mobile Technology Tool for Cultural Resources Survey.

Manager's Report - February 5, 2016

Interim Fitzgerald Square Community Meeting; King Street Complete Streets Public Meeting.

Manager's Report - January 15, 2016

Duke Street Pedestrian Improvements at I-395; Ad Hoc Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committee; Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Update; Virginia Department of Health and Alexandria Health Department Conclude Ebola Monitoring.

Manager's Report - January 11, 2016

I-395 HOV Ramp at Seminary Road to Open Next Week; Payne and Fayette Combined Sewer Separation Project Update.

Manager's Report - December 18, 2015

Tree Maintenance Work to Begin in Fort Ward Park and Museum Area; Carlyle Pop-Up Café; Pedestrian Improvements at Taylor Run at Janney’s Lane and Monroe Avenue; New Parking Meters Installed in Potomac Yard; Scheduled Closure of I-395.

Manager's Report - December 11, 2015

Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Confederate Memorials and Street Names Appointed; City Partnership Featured in VHDA Publication; Renovations Underway at Lynhaven Apartments.

Manager's Report - November 6, 2015

National Park Service Announces Additional Jones Point Park Recreation Plan Community Meetings; Alexandria City Pharmacy Achieves Perfect Audit Findings; Twelve Years of Early Childhood Prevention Programming Has Reached Thousands of Alexandria Children.

Manager's Report - October 30, 2015

National Park Service to Consider Expansion of Activities at Jones Point Park; Upcoming Events.

Manager's Report - October 23, 2015

South Waterfront Community Meetings; Duke Street Improvements; Update on Beauregard Plan Available; Halloween on Lee Street; Fall 2015 Street Smart Campaign Kickoff; City Holds Resurfacing Rodeo October 29; City Converts to New Trash Collection System, Improves Employee Safety; DCHS Hosts Key Language Access Events.

Manager's Report - October 9, 2015

Pegram, Strawberry Run and Hooff’s Run Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project; Old Town North Tone Up and Check In Event, October 10; Officials from Minnesota Visit Metroway and Potomac Yard; Get Your 30 for 30 Fitness Pass at Chinquapin; City Schedules Judy Lowe Neighborhood Park Dedication; King Street Holiday Light Installation Begins.

Manager's Report - October 2, 2015

Nor’easter/Hurricane Joaquin Update; Updated City Marina Cameras Fully Operational; Survey Available for Feedback on Traffic Issues in Taylor Run & Clover College Park Areas; City, Health Department Participate in Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria Leaders Meeting; Alexandria Fire Department Wreath Laying & Memorial Service; Renovations at Alexandria Union Station; Housing Staff Chosen to Serve on State Housing Boards; Del Ray Neighborhood Residential Pattern Book & Conference Kick-Off.

Manager's Report - September 25, 2015

Affordable Rental Housing Construction Nears Completion; Update: Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan; Duke Street Improvements.

Manager's Report - September 18, 2015

Update: Community Meeting on Pedestrian Safety; Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG) Meeting – Monday, September 21; Taylor Run Exposed Sewer Protection Project; Public Hearing Scheduled for the City’s Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Housing Activities; Annual Fall Festival and Open House at Beatley Central Library.

Manager's Report - September 11, 2015

Community Meeting on Pedestrian Safety – Monday, September 14; DASH Celebrates 5 Millionth King Street Trolley Rider; Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival to Affect Parking on September 19 & 20; City Schedules Windmill Hill Geotechnical Assessment and Site Survey Work; Alexandria Health Department Hosts a Full Array of Adolescent Vaccines at its Second Back-To-School Tdap Clinic.

Manager's Report - August 31, 2015

FY 2016 Street Resurfacing Update; Hume Springs Park Improvements to Begin Week of August 24; Park & Recreation Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Removing Designation from Three Unfenced Dog Exercise Areas; Virginia Housing Development Authority Supports City Housing Initiatives; Old Town Farmers Market Adds “Bike for Good” Food Gleaning Program; Southern Living Recognizes Old Town Farmers Market as One of South’s Best; Fire Department Submits VFIRS Hardware Grant Application; Department of Transportation & Environmental Services Announces Staff Changes.

Manager's Report - July 31, 2015

Payne and Fayette Combined Sewer Separation Project Update; FY 2016 Resurfacing Program Begins; City Partners with First Home Alliance.

Manager's Report - July 21, 2015

VDOT to Hold Public Information Meeting on Thursday, July 23; Update: Old Town Area Parking Study.

Manager's Report - July 10, 2015

Community Engagement Invited on Oakville Triangle/Route 1 Corridor; City Schedules Chinquapin Park Recreation Center Geotechnical Study Work for Potential Swimming Pool Facility Expansion; Construction Begins on Street Resurfacing: Safety Improvements.

Manager's Report - July 2, 2015

City Schedules Warwick Pool Geotechnical Assessment and Site Survey Work; Payne and Fayette Combined Sewer Separation Project Update; Trail Resurfacing Work Begins; City Collaborates with DASH to Operate Free Service on the Pool Bus Route; Alexandria Car Seat Program; Alexandria Health Department Marina Program Recognized.

Manager's Report - June 19, 2015

City’s Fiscal Year 2016 Paving Program Starts Mid-July; Payne and Fayette Combined Sewer Separation Project; First Contemporary Architecture Symposium Hosted this Weekend; Children’s Free Summer Food Service Program; Mayor Receives Award from National League of Cities; Alexandria Resident Given Virginia Housing Coalition Game Changer Award.

Manager's Report - June 5, 2015

Lunch Break Power Hour Program Debuts at John Carlyle Square Park; Comment Period Begins for Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load Phase 1 Action Plan; Alexandria Health Department Pilots a Full Array of Adolescent Vaccines at Back-To-School Tdap Clinic

Manager's Report - May 22, 2015

Advisory Bike Lanes, Pedestrian Improvements Installed at Potomac Greens Drive; Kettering Foundation Selects Alexandria for National Research Exchange on Innovations in Public Participation

Manager's Report - May 15, 2015

Royal Street Bus Garage Update; Four Mile Run Wetlands Restoration Project Update

Manager's Report - May 8, 2015

A Snapshot of Persons Experiencing Homelessness in Alexandria; Public Invited to Braddock Interim Open Space Opening Celebration; Alexandria’s Commuter Challenge Results; Street Maintenance Update; Traffic Control Box Public Art Project.

Manager's Report - May 1, 2015

One-Hour Early Start for Refuse & Recycling Collection; City Saves $3.5 Million on Debt Service; City Provides Testimony to Commonwealth Transportation Board for the 2016-2021 Six-Year Improvement Plan.

Manager's Report - April 24, 2015

Landlord Survey Indicates Awareness and Compliance with the City's Voluntary Rent Guidelines; City of Alexandria Seeks Proposals from Non-Profit Organizations for Management Lease.

Manager's Report - April 17, 2015

Spring Pothole Campaign Update; Spring Clean-Up Underway.

Manager's Report - April 10, 2015

Mayor Euille to Deliver State of the City Address; City of Alexandria Observes 28th Annual Days of Remembrance for Victims of Holocaust; New ACHSO Report Identifies Five Key Issues for Community; Old Town Farmers’ Market Awarded $11,650 For SNAP; Citywide Apartment Rents Increase in 2015; Stand Up For Transportation Day; Alexandria Jaycees Honor Employees at Community Appreciation Night.

Manager's Report - April 3, 2015

Alexandria Continued to Experience Lows in Part I Crime in 2014; Public Comment Period Officially Begins on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Potomac Yard Metro; Windmill Hill Park Shoreline Rehabilitation Community Meeting #2; Alexandria Commuter Challenge Begins April 13; Matthew Harwood Selected to Work on Reston Public Art Project.

Manager's Report - March 27, 2015

Braddock Neighborhood Interim Open Space to Open; Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Planning Reaches Major Milestone with Completion of Draft Environmental Impact Statement; City of Alexandria Reaches Preliminary Agreement with Robinson Terminal South Developer to Require Barging for Construction Material; Virginia Supreme Court Upholds Decision Supporting Alexandria’s Waterfront Plan.

Manager's Report - March 20, 2015

VDEQ Approves NRG’s Proposed Corrective Action Plan for Potomac River Generating Station Site; Construction Work Scheduled for Chinquapin Park; Beatley Central Library Architect Dies; Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Seeks Public Input; Real-Time Bus Arrival Displays at Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway Stations; Community Services Board to Hold Public Hearing.

Manager's Report - March 13, 2015

Route 1 Traffic Detour Begins Sunday, March 15; T&ES Spring Pothole Campaign; Regional Housing Expo Scheduled for March 21.

Manager's Report - March 6, 2015

Public Budget Presentation Rescheduled for March 11; Holmes Run Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Program; Community Homeownership Revitalization Program Funding Approved for Lower-Income City Homebuyers; Panel Discussion on Future Regional Housing Needs.

Manager's Report - February 27, 2015

Update on Citywide Street Light Assessments; City Receives Recognition for King Street Bike Lanes; King Street Holiday Lights Schedule; Resources Available to Assist Residents with Disabilities.

Manager's Report - February 20, 2015

City Schedules Community Meeting on the Chinquapin Aquatics Facility Feasibility Study; Backlick Run Stream Bank Stabilization; Alexandria Police Citizens Academy; City Awarded Fleet Assessment; Alexandria Health Department Earns Project Public Health Ready Recognition; Alexandria Courthouse Closing Protocol.

Manager's Report - February 6, 2015

Alexandria Housing Trust Fund Named a Best Practice in Affordable Housing; Alexandria Health Department Reports Lower Teen Pregnancy Rate in 2013.

Manager's Report - February 3, 2015

Dominion Virginia Power Delays Proposed Transmission Line Project; Alexandria’s Tourism Office Announces New Name; Successful Neighborhood Stabilization Program to Continue; City Recognized for Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway; City Announces Top Environmental Achievements for 2014; VDOT to Hold Information Meeting for I-395 South Widening Project.

Manager's Report - January 23, 2015

Updates on Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Project; New PBS Series to be Set in Alexandria and Filmed in Virginia; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to hold Public Meeting on Corrective Action Plan to Remediate the Potomac River Generating Station Site ; Potomac Interceptor Cleaning and Inspection Project Scheduled for February; Interim Drainage Improvements on Russell Rd. at Maury Elementary; City Awarded Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards; Renovations at Alexandria Union Station.

Manager's Report - December 19, 2014

City Marina Dredging Update; First Windmill Hill Park Bulkhead Community Meeting; Update: Citywide Street Light Assessments.

Manager's Report - December 12, 2014

Lee Center Complex to Close for Improvements; Alexandria Health Department Receives Grant as Mentor Program in Food Safety; Update: City Receives Grant for Stormwater Local Assistance; Pre-Qualification Applications for Beauregard Small Area Plan Residents.