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Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Kick-Off

The City will kick-off the Fiscal Year 2018 budget process with a community meeting on Thursday, October 13. This meeting will provide an overview of the budget process and some of the major budgetary challenges currently faced by the City, as well as provide an opportunity for feedback from the...

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Old Town Farmers’ Market 'Soil to Soul' Block Party

The annual “Soil to Soul” block party fundraiser benefiting the Old Town Farmers’ Market SNAP/EBT Double Dollar Program has been postponed due to inclement weather. The event will be held on Thursday, October 20, at Jackson 20; local chefs and mixologists will prepare delicious dishes from...

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Alexandria Live Music Week

The Alexandria music scene is set to be on full display once again during the Second Annual Alexandria Live Music Week scheduled for September 30 through October 8. This year’s event will encompass all of Alexandria, and will feature more than 200 performances in over 50 different venues.

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Absentee Voting Open for November 8 General Election

Absentee voting for the November 8 General Election began on September 23. Many voters are eligible to vote "absentee" in Virginia, either by mail or in-person. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot by mail is November 1. The deadline for voting absentee in person is November 5.

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Bully Free Starts With Me!

In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month in October, Alexandria is hosting a series of activities through the Mayor’s Campaign to End Bullying. The campaign works to raise awareness about how to identify, respond to, and prevent bullying. During October, Alexandrians are asked to wear...

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Alexandria is 'Greening Up'

The City is “greening up” by forging new partnerships with organizations dedicated to trees, parks, and open space, and promoting a citywide effort to increase Alexandria’s tree canopy.

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Provide Input on Bus Loop Improvements at King Street-Old Town Metro Station

Metro is inviting customers to provide feedback on the permanent removal of short-term metered parking at the station as part of this project. Metro and the City have been working for several years to design changes to the bus loop at King Street-Old Town Metro Station to create better connections...

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City Considers Fee to Fund Mandated Stormwater Costs

The City is proposing a Stormwater Management Fee to provide funding for stormwater management, reduce the impact of stormwater pollution and flooding, and ensure Alexandria is in compliance with state and federal stormwater regulations.  

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Metro SafeTrack Updates

SafeTrack is an initiative of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), which operates the MetroRail, MetroBus, and MetroAccess system. The focus of SafeTrack is a work plan to address safety recommendations and rehabilitate the Metrorail system to improve safety and reliability.

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National Preparedness Month

Don’t wait. Communicate!  September is National Preparedness Month. Now is the time to be prepared, put together a kit, make an emergency plan and be ready! Check out resources for making sure that you, your family and your community are prepared if disaster strikes. 

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Fight the Bite!

Temperatures are rising and the sun is out. Fight the bite! Minimize mosquito breeding by eliminating standing water around your home or business. Protect yourself from insect bites by covering up or applying repellent. 

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Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Planning

On June 16, City Council unanimously approved the Master Plan Amendment, Rezoning, Development Special Use Permit and related applications and requests for the proposed Potomac Yard Metrorail Station. The project also reached a major milestone with the recent completion of the Final Environmental...

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Interim Fitzgerald Square Project

The City plans to create an “interim” public plaza at the foot of King Street until construction begins on the permanent park envisioned in the City’s Waterfront Plan. The plaza will encompass the City-owned properties of 1 & 2 King Street, and the existing King Street Park, totaling about one...

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