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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2009

City of Alexandria Schedules Community Meetings on Fort Ward Park and Facility Improvements

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities and the Office of Historic Alexandria invite the public to attend community meetings to provide input on the current facilities and operations at Fort Ward Park, located at 4301 West Braddock Rd. The first meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 18 at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, 4401 West Braddock Rd., and the second is scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m. at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St. Each meeting will follow the same agenda and format.

The purpose of the meetings is to provide City staff with ideas and suggestions which will help define improvements needed at Fort Ward Park. City staff will use the ideas generated from these two meetings to review community and user concerns, and to prioritize a draft action plan for park improvements.

A third community meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of T. C. Williams High School, 3330 King St. This meeting’s purpose is to present the findings and take comments on the draft action plan.

Residents unable to attend the meetings can send written comments to the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, Attention: Laura Durham, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA 22314, or laura.durham@alexandriava.gov through Friday, March 13.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, please call Laura Durham, Open Space Coordinator, at 703.838.5095, ext. 412 (TTY 703.838.4902), or e-mail laura.durham@alexandriava.gov.