Hume Springs Citizens Association
Arlandria Civic Association
Brighton Square Citizens Association
Warwick Village Citizens Association
North Ridge Citizens Association
Lynhaven Civic Association
Mount Jefferson Civic Association
Presidential Greens property owner/manager
Tenants and Workers United
Arlandria Neighborhood Health Services
Affordable housing advocate
Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Small Business owners
Latino Business owner
Commercial Property owners
Arts community representative
Four Mile Run Joint Task Force
Ex-Officio member – Arlington County resident
Ex-Officio member – Del Ray Business Association
Ex-Officio member – Del Ray Citizens Association
At-large member – homeowner association or condominium association
3. The tasks of the AG may include the following and others as relevant to the implementation of the Arlandria Plan:
a. Effectively communicate for and to the respective group/organization that each member represents. Speak on behalf of the group’s interests. Communicate with and update the group on progress and activities of the AG.
b. Provide recommendations to City staff on the priority of public improvements that were identified and recommended in the Arlandria Plan, including possible leveraging of city-owned property to incentivize appropriate new development (excluding those properties intended for parks or open space).
c. Provide comments and make recommendations on options for public improvements, such as streetscape design, park design and programming, and the design and placement of historical interpretive signs or markers; recognizing that some technical or code issues cannot be open to debate.
d. Advise City staff regarding preferred spending priorities and public improvement project phasing
e. Explore disincentives for economic development and opportunities to overcome those; including cooperating with City staff on a possible “Request for Expressions of Interest” (REOI) for redevelopment of key parcels that permits respondents to propose projects that may require changes to the current set of development constraints (zoning, height, land use, other requirements).
f. Recommend specific criteria for types and locations of retail businesses to be recruited and possibly supported with loans or other incentives.
g. Participate in the Four Mile Run Park planning process.
h. Initiate neighborhood-led projects such as street tree planting, façade improvements, and banners, with staff support.
i. Make recommendations regarding advisability of possible establishment of an Arts District and other public arts-related issues
j. Work with City staff to monitor on-going development projects.
k. Liaise with the Code Compliance Group (lead by Office of Building & Fire Code Administration and Alexandria Police Department) on quality of life issues.
l. Contribute to an annual “Status of Implementation” report to City Council.
m. Host a periodic “Status of Implementation” public open house for the community.