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Beautification Commission Archived Content

Beautification Commission Archived Content Return to Beautification Commission web page 2018 MeetingsJanuary 11AgendaMinutesFebruary 8AgendaMinutesMarch 8AgendaMinutesApril 12AgendaMinutesMay 10AgendaMinutesJune 14AgendaJune 28 Outreach CommitteeJuly 12AgendaMeeting MinutesFOIA PresentationJuly 26 Outreach CommitteeAugust 9August 22 Simpson Park Triangle Vacant

42nd Annual Alexandria Jazz Festival

The City of Alexandrias Office of the Arts hosts the 42nd Annual Alexandria Jazz Festival on Monday, May 27, 1 6 p.m. at Waterfront Park at 1A Prince St. The annual concert

Burke Library Public Art

Public Art atEllen Coolidge Burke Branch Library The City of Alexandrias Public Art Program is commissioning an original, permanent public artwork for the Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library (Burke Branch Library), a key

Reserve A Picnic Area Today

Make memories in your neighborhood by hosting your next outdoor gathering at a picnic area. Picnic shelters and picnic areas at seven park locations are now available for reservation for April through October 2019.
Picnic Rental Information and Application

Calls for Artists

Artists, performers, makers, and creators can find opportunities to share their talents with the people of Alexandria.

AlexRenew Public Art Residency

AlexRenew Public Art Residency The City of Alexandrias Public Art Program in collaboration with Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) is launching the AlexRenew Public Art Residency. We are currently seeking an artist for the first

Fitness Passes and Personal Training

Multiple fitness options are available to suit your schedule and budget.



Natural Resource Management Plan

Natural Resource Management Plan The Natural Resource Management Plan (NRMP) represents the City of Alexandrias first attempt to develop a strategic course of action for preserving, protecting, and sustainably managing Alexandrias natural resources and native biodiversity.

Grant Program FY 2019

Grant Program FY 2019 Fiscal Year 2019 Grant RecipientsAlexandria Choral SocietyAlexandria Film FestivalAlexandria HarmonizersThe Alexandria SingersAlexandria Symphony OrchestraThe Art LeagueArts on the HorizonBrave Spirits TheatreEclipse Chamber Orchestra Jane Franklin DanceLocal Motion ProjectMetroStageNorthern Virginia Fine Arts AssociationQuinTangoUpcycle Creative

Resource Allocation Model and Policy Update

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is in the process of updating its existing Resource Allocation and Cost Recovery Model and Policy. The model and policy, along with RPCAs Financial Assistance Policy, guide the Department in determining appropriate fees, subsidy and assistance.

2019 Landscape Guidelines Update Process

2019 Landscape Guidelines Update The City of Alexandrias 2019 Landscape Guidelines Update revises the Citys approved landscape standards to include current industry standards, best practices, and terminology. The update also aligns the standards with City policies and plans approved since 2007

Resource Allocation Model and Policy Update

The Departmentof Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is in the process of updating its existing Resource Allocation and Cost Recovery Model and Policy. View the progress here.

Duke Street Dog Park Improvements

Holmes Run Park Duke Street Dog Park Improvements Location Map of Duke Street Dog Park Project Description Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities (RPCA) is currently designing a renovation of the Duke Street Dog Park, scheduled for implementation within 2018

Four Mile Run Playground Project

Four Mile Run Park Playground Renovation Location 3909 Bruce Street Project Park and Playground Renovation Funding Capital Improvement Program, Playground Renovation and RunningBrooke Status Community Engagement Start Date Fall 2018 End Date Spring 2019

Community Matching Fund Awardees

Community Matching Fund Awardees FISCAL YEAR 2019 View the FY19 Applications View the FY19 Presentation to the Park and Recreation Commission Project Powhatan Park Improvements Applicant Northeast Old Town Civic Association Description This project will

Chinquapin Loop Road Parking 2018-2019 Permit Applications

2018 2019 Chinquapin Loop Road Parking Permit Application Information For the 2018 2019 school year, parking on the Chinquapin Loop Road will require a permit during school days and hours. Permits will be available

Public Art at Expanded Waterfront Park

Site See New Views in Old Town A Temporary Public Art Exhibition Series at King Street Park at the Waterfront Alexandrias Public Art Program is kicking off Site See