Official Announcements for the City of Alexandria: July 24 – 30, 2010
Monday, July 26 – Sacandaga Totem Sculpture Preconstruction Meeting
The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities will host a preconstruction meeting for the Sacandaga Totem Sculpture on Monday, July 26, at 10:30 a.m. The meeting will be held onsite at the corner of King and Fayette Streets. The purpose of the meeting is for staff to provide information on the installation. For additional information, call the Office of the Arts at 703.746.5565.
Monday, July 26 – Modern and Sustainable Materials Ad Hoc Group Worksession on Modern Roofing Materials within the Historic Districts
Property owners are invited to attend the Modern Materials Ad Hoc Group Worksession, which will focus on policy recommendations for appropriate use of modern roofing materials within the historic districts. The Modern Materials Ad Hoc Group has been formed at the request of City Council to develop a set of policy recommendations for the appropriate use of modern and sustainable materials within the historic districts for adoption by the Boards of Architectural Review. The meeting begins at 8 a.m. in Sister Cities Conference Room 1101, City Hall, 301 King St. For more information, call Al Cox at 703.746.3833 or e-mail Al.Cox@alexandriava.gov.
Tuesday, July 27 – 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 meet at the Fort Ward Museum, 4301 W. Braddock Rd. at 7 p.m. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board and Commission Meetings
Monday, July 26 – Alexandria Citizen Corps Council
Regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Fire Station 204, 900 Second St. For more information, contact Mark Penn, 703.746.5256
Monday, July 26 – Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission
Regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., in Sister Cities Conference Room 1101, City Hall, 301 King St. For more information, call Bill Skrabak, 703.746.4065.
Monday, July 26 – Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority Board of Commissioners
Regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., Ladrey Highrise, 300 Wythe St. For more information, contact Roy Priest, 703.549.7115.
Monday, July 26 – Alexandria Sister Cities Committee
Regular monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m., Sister Cities Conference Room 1102, City Hall, 301 King St. For more information, contact Rose Boyd 703.746.4800.
Monday, July 26 – Alexandria Traffic and Parking Board
Regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 301 King St. For more information, contact Robert Garbacz, 703.746.4025.
Tuesday, July 27 – Alexandria/Gyumri Sister City Committee
Regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., Sister Cities Conference Room 1101, City Hall, 301 King St. For more information, contact Rose Boyd, 703.746.4800.
Wednesday, July 28 – Alexandria Board of Architectural Review – Parker Gray District
Meeting at 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 301 King St. For more information, contact Steven Milone, 703.746.4666.
Monday, August 16 – Alexandria Marketing Fund Application Deadline
Applications are now being accepted for the Alexandria Marketing Fund, a program administered by the Alexandria Marketing Fund Committee. The fund is designed to increase revenues within the City by fostering public/private partnerships that promote Alexandria as a destination for visiting, shopping, dining and doing business. City Council appropriates monies for the fund on an annual basis and the Alexandria Marketing Fund Committee reviews and approves applications for funding. The application deadlines is Monday, August 16. Marketing Fund guidelines and the online application form are available at alexandriava.gov/MarketingFund ; for more information, call Andrea Blackford at 703.746.3959.
King Street Paving Project
The City of Alexandria is resurfacing King Street, between Columbus Street and the King Street Metro. The scope of the King Street improvement project includes two phases. The first phase began on July 12 and includes curb and gutter repairs and new ADA accessible ramps at crosswalks. The work is scheduled Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for approximately eight weeks. The second phase, which includes milling and paving, will start in mid-September. It is scheduled Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., and will last two to three weeks, weather permitting. For more information, call Rashad Friday, Project Manager, at 703.746.4049 or e-mail Rashad.Friday@alexandriava.gov.