May 2024 City Council Candidate Forum (1-of-2)

Democratic Candidates for Alexandria City Council Jesse O’Connell, Kirk McPike, Sarah Bagley, Jimmy Lewis, and Abdel Elnoubi joined the DRCA’s May 2024 membership meeting to share a bit about themselves and answer questions submitted by our membership.   Candidates were given 5 minutes each to respond to the following questions (submitted by members). The order Read More …

April 2024 Mayoral Candidate Forum

At our April 2024 membership meeting, the DRCA hosted Alexandria Mayoral Candidates Amy Jackson, Steven Peterson, and Alyia Gaskins for a candidate forum. The candidates were each given the same set of questions submitted by DRCA members and asked to speak for 10 minutes uninterrupted in response to those questions. The order of the speakers Read More …

Potomac Yard Arena Committee Working Document

After the announcement of the proposed arena and entertainment complex at Potomac Yard, the DRCA stood up a committee of interested members and citizens to study the issue and meet regularly to discuss neighborhood concerns as well as potential remedies and solutions in preparation for an eventual consideration phase in Alexandria. Although that phase never Read More …

Special Arena Townhall Minutes-January 8, 2024

January 8, 2024 – Held Virtually Via Zoom. Senator Adam Ebbin and Delegate Elizabeth Bennett-Parker for a virtual town hall to discuss the Potomac Yard Arena proposal. Mayor Justin Wilson and Stephanie Landrum from the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership also joined the meeting to share additional details and context. Meeting recording is available here 24 Read More …