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Alexandria’s Strategic Plan

The strategic plan is an effort by City Council to move the City forward in realizing the goals of our community. The plan offers direction and focus on issues that are critically important to improving Alexandria.

City Attorney

The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council and is the legal advisor to the City Council, City Manager, and all departments, boards, commissions, and agencies of the City.

City Code & Other Laws

The City of Alexandria Charter, Code and other laws including State and Federal laws.

City Manager’s Office

As Alexandria's chief administrative officer, the City Manager is responsible for overseeing a budget of over $500 million and a workforce of more than 2,500 employees.

Resident Survey

As part of the City of Alexandria's strategic, data-driven effort, the City conducts a survey of our residents.  This helps the City Government know more about resident's expectations for the City Government as well as how well we are performing for our community.

Financial Reports

Monthly financial report and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

GIS Open Data

GIS Data is a valuable resource and is provided to the public free of charge through a number of easy to use tools and downloadable formats.

Management & Budget

The Office of Management & Budget (OMB) prepares the annual operating budget, the capital improvement program, and performs on-going fiscal and management analyses of City programs while conducting research and analysis in such areas as improving operational efficiency and cost effectiveness, performance measures, organizational structure and processes, and the acquisition and use of state and federal resources.

Performance Analytics

The City of Alexandria is committed to data-driven decision making to deliver efficient and effective services to the community. The Office of Performance Analytics (OPA) leads this effort by analyzing issues and tracking performance to inform decisions.

Performance Dashboard 

Annually, City departments report on how well their department is performing using key indicators. This information, which is used to track and evaluate performance, is jointly developed by individual departments and the Office of Performance Analytics (OPA).