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Alexandria City Council Answers Residents’ Questions During Town Hall Sept. 24

Councilwoman Alyia Gaskins speaks during the Sept. 24 Town Hall (Image via YouTube)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – On Sunday,  Sept. 24, Alexandria City Council hosted a two hour Town Hall at the  Del Pepper Community Resource Center. During the event, moderated by Mayor Justin Wilson, Councilmmebers answered 40 questions, all written on index cards. Questions were received in real time.

Topics included addressing the rise in crime, the renaming of streets named after Confederate figures, post-pandemic recovery, housing, and street repaving.

Eighty people attended the Town Hall. For those unable to be there in person, the city recorded the full session for viewing.

Council plans to host similar gatherings in the future. Stay informed by following the City of Alexandria on social media.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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