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Official Announcements for the City of Alexandria: December 11 – 17, 2010

Monday, December 13 – Alexandria Waterfront Plan Open House
Alexandria's Waterfront is the subject of a City-sponsored Community Open House and Meeting at the United Way World Headquarters, Mary Gates Learning Center, 701 N. Fairfax St. The Open House, scheduled for 6 to 6:45 p.m., will include exhibit stations with graphics and related information on several anticipated components of the  Waterfront Small Area Plan including: (1) circulation and parking; (2) parks and other public spaces; (3) land and water activities;  (4) the role of history and art; and more. The Plenary Meeting, scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m., will include a presentation by the City and then breakout sessions to facilitate public input. This event is the initial stage of the community participation process for the draft Waterfront Small Area Plan, anticipated for release in mid-January 2011.  Once the draft plan is released, there will be many opportunities for continued community participation prior to public hearing in mid-Spring 2011.  For more information, please contact Nancy J. Williams, Principal Planner, at 703.746.3851 or e-mail nancy.williams@alexandriava.gov.

CANCELLED: Wednesday, December 15 – BRAC-133 Advisory Group Meeting
The regular monthly meeting of the BRAC-133 Advisory Group is cancelled for December 15. The group’s next monthly meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 19, at 7 p.m. at Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St. For more information, contact David Grover at 703.746.4061.

Ongoing

Alexandria Marketing Fund Announces 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.

City of Alexandria 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, DECEMBER 13

Alexandria-Caen Sister City Committee 
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 Commission for Women – Shelter Support Committee
Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m., 111 West Alexandria Avenue.  For more information, contact Lisa Baker at 703.746.5030.

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

Alexandria Human Rights Commission – Executive Committee
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, DECEMBER 14

Alexandria City Council
City Council will hold its only 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 Ad-Hoc Work Group on Modern & Sustainable Materials for Historic Buildings
The group will hold a meeting at 7:30 a.m., Sister Cities Conference Room 1101, City Hall, 301 King Street.  For more information, contact Al Cox at 703.746.3830.

Alexandria Commission for the Arts – Police Memorial Selection Panel
The panel will hold a meeting at 1 p.m., Durant Community Arts Center, 1605 Cameron Street. For more information, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565.

Alexandria Commission for the Arts
The Commission will hold its regular monthly 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 for Women
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., Room 2000, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information contact Lisa Baker, 703.746.5030.

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.

Historic Alexandria Resources Commission
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., The Athenaeum, 201 Prince Street. For more information, contact Lance Mallamo at 703.746.4554.

Alexandria School Board
The School Board will hold a Work Session on the CIP 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.

Alexandria Waterfront Committee
The Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m., Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street.  For more information contact Roger Blakeley, 703.746.5495.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15

Alexandria Archaeological Commission
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Alexandria Archaeology Museum, Torpedo Factory, 105 North Union Street, Suite 327. For more information, contact Pamela Cressey at 703.746.4399.

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

Alexandria Commission for the Arts – Public Art Committee
The 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 Community and Policy Management Team
The Team will hold its regular monthly meeting at 3 p.m., Department of Human Services, 2525 Mt. Vernon Avenue. For more information, contact Dawnel White at 703.746.5787.

Alexandria Community Services Board – Local Human Rights Committee
The Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m., 720 North St. Asaph Street, 4th Floor.  For more information contact LaTanya Wooten, 703.746.3579.

Alexandria Economic Opportunities Commission
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Alexandria Community Shelter, 2355-B Mill Road. For more information, contact Ann Moore at 703.746.5915.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16

CANCELLED (Due to winter weather): Alexandria Commission on Persons with Disabilities – Housing Committee
The Committee will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m., Sister Cities Conference Room 1102A, City Hall, 301 King Street. For more information, contact Mike Hatfield at 703.746.3148.

Alexandria Economic Development Partnership Board of Directors
The Board will hold a meeting at 8 a.m., 1729 King Street, 4th Floor.  For more information, contact Stephanie Landrum at 703.739.3820.

CANCELLED (Due to winter weather): Alexandria Public Health Advisory Commission
The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m., 4th Floor Conference Room, Alexandria Health Department, 4480 King Street. For more information, contact Dean Bryant at 703.746.4872.

CANCELLED (Due to winter weather): Alexandria School Board
The Board will hold its second meeting of the month 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.

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.