Ad Hoc Stormwater Utility and Flood Mitigation Advisory Group

Page updated on Oct 7, 2021 at 9:41 AM

Ad Hoc Stormwater Utility and Flood Mitigation Advisory Group

On January 26, 2021, Alexandria City Council approved a resolution to establish an Ad Hoc Stormwater Utility and Flood Mitigation Advisory Group. This group is intended to  support and advise on the City’s flood mitigation efforts on an ad hoc basis for an initial period of one year.

Advisory Group Responsibilities

The Advisory Group's responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing and advising in regards to flood mitigation activities
  • Monitoring and measuring progress of the City's proposed flood mitigation efforts
  • Serving as a general body for receipt and dissemination of information for the City's flood mitigation implementation efforts
  • Reviewing and providing recommendations on proposed Stormwater Utility operating and capital budgets


Name  Position
 John Hill Flood-Affected Civic Association Representative
 Cheryl Leonard Flood-Affected Civic Association Representative
 Katherine Waynick, Vice Chair Flood-Affected Civic Association Representative
 Dino Drudi Alexandria Federation of Civic Associations Representative
 Charlotte Hall Business Group Representative
 Brian Sands Technical Representative
 Christine Thuot Technical Representative
 Howard "Skip" Maginniss, Chair Budget & Fiscal Affairs Committee (BFAAC) Representative
 VACANT Equity Expertise Representative
John T. Chapman  City Council Representative

To apply for a vacant position, visit


Due to the COVID-19 emergency, meetings are being held electronically, unless a determination is made that it is safe enough for the meetings to be held in person in the City Council Chamber at 301 King Street, Alexandria, VA. Electronic access will be provided in either event. Meetings can be accessed by the public via the Zoom hyperlink in the meeting agendas below.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Thursday, October 7, 2021

  • Agenda
  • Presentation
  • Audio/Video Recording (coming soon)
  • Approved Meeting Minutes (coming soon)

Staff Contact

Matthew Landes, Division Chief, Department of Project Implementation | 

Additional Information

For more information on the City's flood mitigation efforts, visit the Flood Action Alexandria webpage.