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VIRTUAL: City Council Retreat

Title:VIRTUAL: City Council Retreat
Date & Time:Sat Nov 7, 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Virtual Only Event, Meeting or Activity
Meetings, events or activities that will be held exclusively online or via telephone conference.
Event Details:Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency, the November 7, 2020 City Council Retreat of the Alexandria City Council is being held electronically pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3708.2(A)(3), the Continuity of Government ordinance adopted by the City Council on June 20, 2020 and Section 4-0.01(g) in HB29 and HB30, enacted by the 2020 Virginia General Assembly (Virginia Acts of Assembly Ch. 1283 and 1289), to undertake essential business. All of the members of City Council and staff are participating from remote locations through a Zoom Webinar. This meeting is being held electronically, unless a determination is made that it is safe enough to be held in person in the City Council Chamber at 301 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Electronic access will be provided in either event. The meeting can be accessed via Zoom by following the link below:
Webinar ID: 963 0070 1432
Webinar Passcode: 834548
Dial-in Number: 301-715-8592



Zoom Registration form
If you wish to use Zoom to watch this meeting or to address Council, you must register first. Those wishing to address Council should also submit a Speaker's Form using the link below.

Speaker's Form
Those wishing to address Council should submit a Speaker's Form. Submission of written statements is encouraged. Please sign up after the docket is created and you are able to verify the meeting date on the City's website. If the docket is not posted, you will have to return at a later date to complete the speaker's form in order to speak at a Council meeting.

Public Comment will be received at this meeting.

All persons wishing to speak before City Council must complete a Speaker's Form (see link above). If you have a prepared statement for the record, you may email it to the City Clerk and Clerk of Council's Office at 703.746.4550 (TTY/TDD 838.5056). We request that you provide a 48-hour notice so that the proper arrangements may be made.

City Council meetings are closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

When your name is called to speak, the Zoom host will prompt you to unmute your microphone. If you are participating via smartphone, press *6 to mute/unmute your microphone. You will be called on by your name or the last 4 digits of your phone number when it is your turn to speak. When you are finished speaking or at 3 minutes (whichever comes first), you will be muted again.


1. Calling the Roll.

2. 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Public Comment

[This period is a public comment period. The first 15 speakers will be heard under item #2 at the beginning of the meeting. Any remaining speakers will be heard at the conclusion of the docketed items.]

3. 9:15 AM - 9:25 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
*Mark B. Jinks, City Manager

4. 9:25 AM - 10:10 AM FY 2022 General Fund Operating Budget Planning
*Revenue Forecast - Kendel Taylor, Finance
*Expenditure Projections - Morgan Routt, Management and Budget

5. 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM - Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) FY 2022 Operating Budget Planning
*Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. - Superintendent
*Dominic Turner - Chief Financial Officer

6. 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee (BFAAC)
*Jesse O'Connell - Chair, BFAAC
*Kathy Stenzel - Vice Chair, BFAAC
*Ben Klein - Member, BFAAC

7. 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM - Proposed FY 2022 City Council Budget Guidance
*Morgan Routt

8. 11:30 AM - 12 NOON Break

9. 12:00 NOON - 3:00 PM Development of City Council Work Plan for 2021
*Facilitated by Pam Dudoff - Office of Organizational Excellence

10. 3:00 PM Adjourn.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Budget, Budget2022, Cablecast, City Council, City Council Calendar, City Council Public Comment Opportunity, Council Meeting, Joint City-Schools Facility Investment Task Force, Live Closed Captioning, Special Meeting, Webcast

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