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Official Announcements for the City of Alexandria: January 8 – 14, 2011

Thursday, January 13 - Priority Transportation Projects Funding Proposal Meeting
A proposal to fund Alexandria's Priority Transportation Projects is being reviewed as part of the FY 2012 budget process. The proposal includes a list of short and long term projects that address Alexandria's transportation needs throughout the City. Residents are encouraged to attend an upcoming public meeting to learn more about priority transportation projects and funding options from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Community Room at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Avenue. For more information, call 703.746.4025 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/TransportationAddonTax.

Thursday, January 13 – Housing Master Plan Advisory Group Meeting
The Housing Master Plan Advisory Group will meet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Jefferson Houston Elementary School, 1501 Cameron Street.  The topic for discussion is Housing Alexandria's Lowest Income Households.  This session will explore public housing and other options for housing the City's lowest income households, to include discussion of Resolution 830 and AHIWG's Priority Housing Unit Policy (proposed in Chapter II of the 2008 AHIWG report), as well as an update on ARHA's Strategic Plan.  All are welcome to attend and participate. For more information, visit
www.alexandriava.gov/housingplan or call 703.746.4990.

Thursday, January 13 - Ad Hoc Fort Ward Park and Museum Area Stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting
The City of Alexandria's Ad Hoc Fort Ward Park and Museum Area Stakeholder Advisory Group will hold its final regularly scheduled meeting at the Fort Ward Museum, 4301 W. Braddock Rd. at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.alexandriava.gov/recreation, call Laura Durham at 703.746.5493 or e-mail  laura.durham@alexandriava.gov.

Coming Soon

Tuesday, January 18 - Alexandria Marketing Fund Application Deadline
Applications are now being accepted through Tuesday, January 18, for the next funding cycle of the Alexandria Marketing Fund, a program administered by the Alexandria Marketing Committee. The Marketing Fund is designed to foster public-private partnerships that develop projects to enhance the long-term marketing priorities of the City; increase awareness and improve the quality of Alexandria’s diverse businesses, promote Alexandria to specific target audiences, and generate additional business sales and tax revenues in Alexandria. For more information, visit alexandriava.gov/marketingfund or contact Andrea Blackford at 703.746.3959 or andrea.blackford@alexandriava.gov.

Thursday, January 20 - High Capacity Transit Corridor Work Group Meeting
Residents are invited to the High Capacity Transit Corridor Work Group meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Magnolia Ballroom at the Mark Center Hilton Hotel, 5000 Seminary Road. The meeting will focus on the selection of alignment alternatives for the Beauregard /Van Dorn corridor. Use the hotel parking garage and no fee will be charged as long as residents indicate they are going to a City of Alexandria meeting. For more information, call Steve Sindiong at 703.746.4047 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/HighCapacityTransit.

Ongoing

Commission for the Arts Seeking Volunteers to Serve on Resource Panels
The Alexandria Commission for the Arts is seeking volunteers with experience and interest in dance, literature, music, theatre and visual arts to serve on Resource Panels. Responsibilities include reviewing and evaluating Fiscal Year 2012 grant applications for grantees seeking funding for various arts programs. For more information, visit www.alexandriacommissionforthearts.org, www.alexandriava.gov/arts, or call the Office of the Arts at 703.746.5588.

Boards and Commissions

MONDAY, JANUARY 10

Alexandria-Caen Sister City Committee 
The Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Sister Cities Conference Room 1102, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Rose Boyd at 703.746.4300.

Alexandria Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Advisory Committee
The 133 Ad Hoc Committee will hold a meeting at 5:30 P.M., Council Workroom, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact David Grover at 703.746.4061.

Alexandria Commission on Information Technology 
The Commission will hold its regular bi-monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Council Workroom, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Beverly Hill-McDonald at 703.746.3001.

Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission 
The Commission will hold a work session at 7:30 p.m., Room 2000, City Hall, 301 King Street.  For more information, contact Bill Skrabak at 703.746.4065.

Alexandria George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee 
The Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m., Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street.  For more information, contact Jack Browand at 703.746.5427.

Alexandria Human Rights Commission 
The Executive Committee will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m., La Madeleine, 500 King Street. For more information, contact Jean Niebauer at 703.746.3140.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 11

Alexandria City Council 
City Council will hold its first legislative meeting of the month at 7 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Jackie Henderson at 703.746.4550.

Alexandria Commission on Employment 
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 8 a.m., JobLink, 1900 Beauregard Street, Suite 300. For more information, contact Dennis McKinney at 703.746.5990.

Alexandria Electoral Board
The Board will hold a meeting at 8:30 a.m., 132 North Royal Street, Suite 100. For more information, contact Eric Spicer at 703.746.4050.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12

Alexandria Commission for the Arts
The Youth Arts Festival Committee will hold a meeting at 10 a.m., Durant Memorial Center, 1605 Cameron Street. For more information, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565.

Alexandria Commission on Persons with Disabilities 
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Room 2000, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Mike Hatfield at 703.746.3148.

Alexandria Gang Prevention Community Task Force 
The Task Force will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m., Council Workroom, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Michael Mackey at 703.746.4144.

Alexandria Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission 
The Commission will hold a meeting at 8 a.m., Lloyd House, 220 North Washington Street. For more information, contact Lance Mallamo at 703.746.4554.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 13

Alexandria Beautification Commission
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street. For more information, contact Judy Lo at 703.746.5940.

Alexandria Board of Zoning Appeals 
The Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Peter Leiberg at 703.746.4666.

Alexandria Commission for the Arts 
The Public Art Committee will hold a meeting at 7 p.m., Durant Community Art Center, 1605 Cameron Street. For more information, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5588.

Alexandria Commission on Aging
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 4 p.m., Department of Human Services, 2525 Mt. Vernon Avenue. For more information, contact Debbie Ludington at 703.746.5692.

Alexandria City Firefighters and Police Officers Pension Plan Board
The Board will hold an interim meeting at 8:30 a.m., Sister Cities Conference Room 1101, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Steven Bland at 703.746.3886.

Alexandria Potomac Station, LLC Group 
The group will hold a meeting at 2 p.m., The Station at Potomac Yard, Community Room, 650 Maskell Street. For more information, contact Mildrilyn Davis at 703.746.4990.

Alexandria School Board 
The Board will hold its first meeting of the month, including a FY 2012  Combined Funds Budget Presentation, at 7:30 p.m., School Administration Offices, Winkler Building Board Room, 2000 North Beauregard Street. For more information, contact Rosemary Webb at 703.824.6614.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 14

Alexandria City Council 
The Legislative Subcommittee will hold a meeting at 5 p.m., Council Workroom, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Jackie Henderson at 703.746.4550.