Next Meeting. The next RCA meeting will be held on Thursday, January 24 at the Commonwealth Baptist Church (700 Commonwealth Avenue). Please join us for presentations from the City regarding 1) the “Vision Zero” pedestrian safety initiative (from Christine Mayeur, Complete Streets Coordinator) and 2) the Hooff’s Run flood plain and its risks/effects for Rosemont including insurance issues (from Brian Rahal, Civil Engineer). Residents may recall both past flooding and past pedestrian fatalities.

Leaf Collection. The final pass for leaf collection will start on December 20 west of Russell Road and December 26 east of Russell Road. For information, please visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/LeafCollection.

Metro Closure. It’s still in the future but are you ready for the closure of the Metro south of the airport doing the summer of 2019? The City has asked for feedback via a survey at https://survey.alexandriava.gov/s3/2019MetroRailShutdownFeedbackForm. For preliminary information about replacement services please visit https://ggwash.org/view/70153/metro-reasons-heres-what-you-should-know-about-metros-bus-shuttle-plan-for-next-summer.

Tree Recycling.Trees may be left at the normal collection point for collection (and mulching) beginning Wednesday, January 2, through Friday, January 18. For more information, please visit alexandriava.gov/YardWaste.

Keeping Informed.We try to provide regular updates on local news, Rosemont history, and general happenings in Alexandria via our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/RosemontCitizensAssociation), cross-posted to Twitter (https://twitter.com/RosemontCitizen) and our web page (http://rosemontcitizensassoc.org/facebook). Please consider following one or another (as well as the independent Rosemont email list, https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/rosemontva/info, and the community forums at https://nextdoor.com).

Membership.Please renew! (See http://rosemontcitizensassoc.org/join/.)

Jol Silversmith
President, RCA

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