Official Announcements for the City of Alexandria: January 30 – February 5, 2010
Tuesday, February 2 – Census Complete Count Committee Meeting Faith Based Forum
The Census Complete Count Committee Meeting Faith Based Forum will convene at 7 p.m. at George Washington Memorial Masonic Temple, Auditorium, 101 Callahan Drive. City Council established a Complete Count Committee to help develop a strategy to ensure an accurate count and promote participation between faith-based institutions and organizations, ministerial alliances and forums, and ecumenical councils across racial, cultural and ethnic divisions. For more information, contact Brandi D. Collins at 703.746.4666.
Thursday, February 4 – Potomac Yard Planning Advisory Group Meeting
The Potomac Yard Planning Advisory Group will meet at 7 p.m. in the 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.
Thursday, February 4 – Public Hearing on FY 2011 Transit Development Program & Budget
Alexandria Transit Company has scheduled a public hearing on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Transit Development Program & Budget at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Workroom #2410, City Hall, 301 King St. For more information, visit www.dashbus.com/29720.
Saturday, February 6 – Fort Ward Park History Group Meeting
Interested participants are invited to the Fort Ward Park History Group meeting at Oakland Baptist Church, 3408 King St., 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 help with other projects related to the history of the site and in particular, to the African-American community that existed at Fort Ward. Meeting attendees should park at T.C. Williams High School, 3330 King St. For more information, please visit www.fortward.org or call 703.746.4554.
Free Tax Preparation Assistance for Low-Income Residents
The City of Alexandria is offering free tax preparation assistance to low-income residents during the 2010 tax season. Tax preparation sessions are scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturdays from February 6, and from 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, from February 10 through April 13. Sessions are held in the lobby of the Alexandria Department of Human Services, 2525 Mount Vernon Ave. For more information please contact Suzanne Kratzok, Coordinator of Community Resources, at 703.746.5663.