Old Town North SAP Meeting Materials

The Old Town North Small Area Plan Update Advisory Group is working with a City project team to develop an update to the 1992 Old Town North SAP. Advisory Group members serve as liaisons to the stakeholder group they represent and to the community at large by: encouraging ongoing and active participation by all groups and members of the public; providing input and insight on issues and opportunities throughout the planning process; and developing recommendations for the Plan.

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Previous Meetings and Materials

April 27, 2017 - Advisory Group Meeting #15

March 30, 2017 - Advisory Group Meeting #14

February 22, 2017 - Advisory Group Meeting #13

December 14, 2016: Advisory Group Meeting #12
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax Street

 December 6, 2016: Planning Commission Meeting

November 15, 2016: Advisory Group Meeting #11
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax Street

November 7, 2016: Community Meeting

October 27, 2016: Advisory Group Meeting #10
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax Street, Washington Room

October 5, 2016: City Council Worksession
City Council Chambers, 301 King Street

October 4, 2016: Planning Commission Worksession
City Council Chambers, 301 King Street

September 29, 2016: Advisory Group Meeting #9
City Hall, 301 King Street, Sister Cities Room 1101

August 29, 2016: Check-In with Advisory Group Representatives on Progress by Staff on OTN SAP Update Summer Tasks
City Hall, 301 King Street, Sister Cities (Room 1101)

August 18, 2016: Stakeholder Meeting on status of a proposed Old Town North History Plan
City Hall, 301 King Street, Sister Cities (Room 1101)

June 25, 2016: Old Town North Mini-Charrette Day 3
66 Canal Center Plaza, 2nd Floor

June 24, 2016: Old Town North Mini-Charrette Day 2
66 Canal Center Plaza, 2nd Floor

June 23, 2016: Old Town North Mini-Charrette Day 1
66 Canal Center Plaza, 2nd Floor 

June 8, 2016:  Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting #8
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax Street

May 26, 2016: Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax Street

May 12, 2016: Old Town North SAP Community Meeting
Crown Plaza Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax Street

April 28, 2016: Old Town North Advisory Group Meeting #6 
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax Street

April 20, 2016: Old Town North Small Area Plan Advisory Group Retail and Commercial Market Panel Discussion
Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority, 401 Wythe Street

April 13, 2016: Infrastructure and Environmental Sustainability and Transportation Subcommittee Meeting
Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority, 401 Wythe Street

March 24, 2016: OTN SAP Update Advisory Group Meeting #5
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax Street, “Washington  Meeting Room”

March 22, 2016: Planning, Land Use and Design & Housing Subcommittee Meeting
Alexandria City Hall, 301 King Street, Sister Cities Conference Room, 1101

March 9, 2016: Parks, Recreation and Cultural Facilities and Historic Preservation Subcommittee Meeting
Alexandria Redevelopment & Housing Authority, 401 Wythe Street

March 9, 2016: Planning, Land Use and Design & Housing Subcommittee Meeting
Alexandria Redevelopment & Housing Authority, 401 Wythe Street

February 11, 2016: Old Town North SAP Update Advisory Group Meeting #4
City Hall, 301 King Street, Room 1101 (Sister Cities)

February 10, 2016: Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Infrastructure and Environmental Sustainability & Transportation Subcommittee Meeting
City Hall, 301 King Street, Room 2000

February 10, 2016: Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Economic Development Subcommittee Meeting
Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, 625 N. Washington Street, Suite #400

January 20, 2016: OTN Planning, Land Use and Design & Housing Subcommittee Meeting
City Hall, 301 King Street, Sister Cities Room 1101

January 20, 2016: OTN Open Space, Recreation and Cultural Activities and Historic Preservation Subcommittee Meeting 
City Hall, 301 King Street, Room 2000

December 17, 2015: OTN SAP Advisory Group Meeting #3 
City Hall, 301 King Street, Sister Cities Conference Room 1101

December 13, 2015: AlexEngage
AlexEngage Comments Received - Community members were given the opportunity to provide input on a vision for Old Town North using AlexEngage through Sunday, December 13th. Comments received throughout this planning process will inform the development of the Old Town North Small Area Plan Update.

December 12, 2015: City Council Public Hearing on the OTN SAP Update Draft Plan Framework
City Hall, 301 King Street

November 20, 2015: Old Town North SAP Update Charrette - Public Meeting #3
44 Canal Center Plaza, 4th Floor

November 19, 2015, Old Town North SAP Update Charrette
44 Canal Center Plaza, 4th Floor

November 18, 2015: Old Town North SAP Update Charrette - Public Meeting #2
44 Canal Center Plaza, 4th Floor

November 16, 2015: Old Town North SAP Update Charrette - Public Meeting #1
44 Canal Center Plaza, 4th Floor

November 9, 2015: Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting #2

October 29, 2015: Old Town North SAP Advisory Group Meeting #1
City Hall, 301 King Street, Sister Cities Conference Room 1101


Old Town North Advisory Group

On September 21, 2015, the City Manager appointed the Chair and members of the Old Town North Small Area Plan Advisory Group. The composition of the Advisory Group was previously established on June 23, 2015 under City Council Resolution 2682. The Advisory Group is working with a City Project Team, led by the Planning and Zoning Department and community to develop an Old Town North Small Area Plan Update. Specifically, the Advisory Group serves as liaisons to the stakeholder groups which they represent and to the community at large by encouraging ongoing and active participation by all groups and members of the public; providing input and insight on issues and opportunities throughout the planning process; and developing recommendations on the Plan vision, principles, goals and objectives.

Old Town North Small Area Plan Advisory Group Members

  • Maria Wasowski, Chair (Planning Commission)
  • Engin Artemel (Community Representative – At Large)
  • Scott Barstow (Environmental Policy Commission)
  • Anna Bentley (Community Representative – At Large)
  • Elizabeth Chimento (Community Representative - At Large)
  • Herbert J. (Herb) Cooper-Levy (Community Representative - At Large)
  • Slade Elkins (Board of Architectural Review - Old and Historic Alexandria District Representative)
  • Austin Flajser (Property Owner Representative)
  • Mary Catherine Gibbs (Property Owner Representative)
  • Stephen Goodman (Community Representative – Homeowner Associations/At-Large)
  • Carolyn Griffin (Community Representative – At Large)
  • Kevin Harris (Community Representative – Alexandria Redevelopment& Housing Authority Residents)
  • Marie McKenney Tavernini (Urban Design Advisory Committee)
  • Bruce M. Machanic (Business Representative)
  • Carlos Mejias (Business Representative)
  • Jesse O'Connell (Park and Recreation Commission)
  • Thomas F. Soapes (Community Representative - NOTICe)
  • David Speck (Alexandria Economic Development Partnership)
  • Jeff Strup (Property Owner Representative)
  • Christa Watters (Community Representative – Homeowner Associations/At-Large)

Key Project Documents


Questions? Contact Heba El Gawish, Department of Planning and Zoning, 703.746.3851.

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