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Official Announcements for the City of Alexandria: January 1 – 7, 2011

Friday, December 31 & Saturday, January 1: All City of Alexandria government offices are closed in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday. Parking meters and timed parking restrictions are in effect on Friday, December 31, but suspended on Saturday, January 1.

In addition, the following holiday hours are in effect for Alexandria’s museums:

  • Open Friday, December 31: Fort Ward Museum, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum. The Lyceum will open on December 31 from 5 p.m. until midnight for First Night Alexandria.
  • Saturday, January 1: All museums are closed.
  • Open Sunday, January 2: Alexandria Archaeology Museum, Friendship Firehouse (from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.), Fort Ward Museum, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, The Lyceum, and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum.
  • The Alexandria Black History Museum will be closed from December 31 through January 2.

For more information, call 703.746.4554 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/Historic for more information.

Ongoing

Alexandria Marketing Fund Application Deadlines for FY 2011-2012
Applications are now being accepted by 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. Application deadlines for the FY 2011-2012 funding cycle are Tuesday, January 18, 2011; Tuesday, June 21, 2011; and Tuesday, August 16, 2011. For more information, visit alexandriava.gov/marketingfund or contact Andrea Blackford at 703.746.3959 or andrea.blackford@alexandriava.gov.

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 3

Alexandria Commission on Aging – Executive Committee
The Committee will hold a meeting at 4 p.m., Human Services Building, 2525 Mt. Vernon Avenue.  For more information, contact Debbie Ludington at 703.746.5692.

Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association Board of Governors – Executive Committee
The Committee will hold a meeting at 5 p.m., 421 King Street, Suite 300. For more information, contact Stephanie Brown at 703.746.3302.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4

Alexandria Planning Commission
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Kendra Jacobs at 703.746.4666.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5

Alexandria Board of Architectural Review – Old and Historic District
The Board will hold its first meeting of the month at 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 301 King Street.  For more information contact Steven Malone, 703.746.4666.

Alexandria Landlord-Tenant Relations Board
The Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Room 2000, City Hall, 301 King Street.  For more information, contact Melodie Seau at 703.746.4990.

Alexandria Transportation Commission
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., Sister Cities Conference Room 1101, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Karen Callaham at 703.746.4086.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 6

Alexandria Community Services Board
The Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m., 720 North St. Asaph Street, 4th Floor.  For more information, contact Will Thompson at 703.746.3565.

Alexandria School Board
The Board will hold a CIP Public Hearing and CIP Work Session at 7 p.m., School Administration Offices, Winkler Building Board Room, 2000 North Beauregard Street. For more information, contact Rosemary Webb at 703.824.6614.