Alexandria's Strategic Plan
The City’s Strategic Plan is a tool to guide the City and community toward a future we collectively envision for our city. City staff and officials consider the Strategic Plan when developing, implementing or reviewing programs and services, and in considering requests for fiscal resources. This page provides information about current and past strategic planning efforts.
City Council Priorities
Alexandria City Council adopted six priorities that have been used to provide a cohesive framework for budget and policy decisions for the next fiscal year. These priorities were developed based upon City Council discussion at the Council Retreat, held on January 29, 2022, and follow-up discussions at Council meetings over the last two months.
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 and 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.
COVID-19 Data Dashboards
A collection of interactive charts with data capturing the COVID-19 pandemic in Alexandria, including fatality rates, vaccination rates, and community transmission.
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.
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.
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.
Learn about the City’s performance from the City’s performance dashboards. Explore and interact with indicators and dashboards from the City Council’s priorities, priority topics, and departments.
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 measuring services to inform decisions.