Official Announcements for the City of Alexandria: January 2 – January 8, 2010

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Wednesday, January 6 – Eisenhower East/Carlyle Design Review Board Meeting
The Eisenhower East/Carlyle Design Review Board will hold a public worksession to review a concept design for Blocks 11 and 12, Hoffman Towers. The worksession will be held at 3 p.m. in the City Council Workroom, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 301 King St. For more information, contact Natalie Sun at 703.746.3820.

Coming Soon

Saturday, January 9 – 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 9 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 or call 703.838.4848.


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

Alexandria Marketing Fund Now Accepting Applications
Applications are now being accepted for the Alexandria Marketing Fund, a program administered by the Alexandria Marketing Committee. The program is designed to encourage public-private partnerships that promote the City as a destination for visiting, shopping, dining and doing business. City Council appropriates monies for the fund on an annual basis and the Marketing Committee reviews and approves applications for funding. Information, guidelines, and an online application are available at The deadline for applications is Monday, January 18. For more information, contact Andrea Blackford at 703.746.3959 or e-mail