For Immediate Release: November 20, 2009
FY 2011 Budget Process
The City of Alexandria expects Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 to be another challenging year based on early economic forecasts. As the City begins the budget process, we would like your input regarding the FY 2011 Operating Budget and Capitol Improvement Program. Residents are encouraged to submit their comments online at alexandriava.gov/Budget.
Tuesday, November 24 – Potomac Yard City Council Work Session
The Potomac Yard City Council Work Session will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the City Council Work Room, City Hall, 301 King St. They will discuss the issues, challenges, and opportunities presented by the redevelopment of Potomac Yard. For more information, contact Valerie Peterson at 703.746.3858.
Thursday, November 26 & Friday, November 27 – City of Alexandria Government Closed in Observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday
Monday, November 30 – Potomac Yard Planning Advisory Group Meeting
The Potomac Yard Planning Advisory Group will meet from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Sister Cities Room 1101, City Hall, 301 King St. The Potomac Yard Planning Advisory Group was established by City Council to identify and study the issues, challenges and opportunities presented by the redevelopment of Potomac Yard. For more information, contact Valerie Peterson at 703.746.3858.
Friday, December 4 – Deadline to Submit Comments to the Alexandria's Park and Recreation Commission on Recommendations for New and Increased Fees for Programs and Services
Individuals who were unable to attend Alexandria's Park and Recreation Commission’s public hearing on recommendations for new and increased fees for programs and services can view the fee recommendations at alexandriava.gov/Recreation, and send written comments to the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, Attention: William Chesley, 1108 Jefferson St., or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to submit comments is 5 p.m. on Friday, December 4.
Saturday, December 5 – Fort Ward Park History Group Meeting
Interested participants are invited to the Fort Ward Park History Group meeting at Fort Ward Museum, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., from 10 a.m. to noon. Workgroup members are recording family history, identifying features such as graves, documenting historical photographs including family and landscape images, and helping with other projects related to the history of the site and in particular, to the African-American community that existed at Fort Ward. For more information, please visit www.fortward.org or call 703.838.4848.