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Park Commission NVRPA Lease Agreement Public Hearing Update | News Release | City of Alexandria

Park Commission NVRPA Lease Agreement Public Hearing Update

(Planning Process Framework)

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2016

The Park and Recreation Commission will hold a public hearing to receive comment on the planning process to determine the framework for future site improvements at Cameron Run Regional Park. This framework will include current and potential future amenities. The public hearing will occur on Thursday, June 23, 2016, 7 p.m., at the Charles Houston Community Center, 901 Wythe St.

On Saturday, June 18, 2016, City Council held a Public Hearing on the proposed Lease Agreement between the City of Alexandria and the Northern Virginia Park Authority for Cameron Run Regional Park. Following public testimony and discussion by City Council, City Council choose to defer a decision on the proposed lease and directed staff to develop a planning process to identify future site improvements, including current and potential future amenities, and report back in the fall of 2016. For additional information on the City Council action, visit the City Council Docket for June 18, 2016.

In addition, the Commission will receive comment on the Braddock Park Concept Plan, 600 N. Henry St. For additional information, view the Braddock Park Concept Plan.

Individuals unable to attend the Public Hearing are encouraged to send written comments by 3 p.m. Thursday, June 23 to Jack Browand by email at Jack.Browand@alexandriava.gov or standard mail to RPCA, Attn: Jack Browand, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria VA 22314. All comments received by June 23 will be forwarded to the Park & Recreation Commission for consideration.

For additional information, contact Jack Browand, Division Chief, at Jack.Browand@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.5504.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the American with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, please call William Chesley at 703.746.5426 (VA Relay 711) or e-mail william.chesley@alexandriava.gov

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