Public Invited to Attend Information Meeting about Montgomery Park Improvements

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For Immediate Release: May 10, 2013

Public Invited to Attend Information Meeting about Montgomery Park Improvements

The public is invited to attend an information meeting to learn about upcoming improvements at Montgomery Park. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. and will be held on-site at the Montgomery Park gazebo, 901 N. Royal St.. The meeting will be hled rain or shine.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide residents the opportunity to learn about upcoming improvements that are being funded and constructed by Buchanan Partners who are developers for the Harris Teeter Development project. City staff and the developer will be available to answer questions. The featured park improvements include realignment and expansion of the existing dog park, new dog park site furnishings, tree plantings, and a new park access from Fairfax St.

The park improvements are a requirement of the Harris Teeter Development Special Use Permit Condition #108, and were determined during the development review process and at the Planning Commission and City Council public hearings of June 25, 2011. The specific park improvements required in Condition #108 originated from a community driven park plan. Condition #108 can be viewed This condition must be fulfilled prior to the release of the certificate of occupancy.

Persons unable to attend the meeting can send written comments to the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, Attention: Judy Lo, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA 22314, or e-mail

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, please call Judy Lo, Park Planner, at 703.746.5490 (VA Relay 711) or e-mail