King-Callahan-Russell Intersection. The City has posted revised plans for the reconfiguration of the intersection of King Street, Callahan Drive, and Russell Road. The City has requested that comments be submitted by Monday, November 2 – in particular regarding two options for reconfiguration of the intersection as a whole as well as changes to the access road for the Masonic Memorial.  The overall web page for the project is https://www.alexandriava.gov/localmotion/info/default.aspx?id=77933. A presentation about the plans is available at https://www.alexandriava.gov/Video/4651. The comment form is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KCRoutreach. Comments also can be directed to Christine Mayeur, Alexandria’s Complete Streets Manager, at christine.mayeur@alexandriava.gov.

Halloween. Alexandria generally has recommended lower risk activities for Halloween, but has not set specific requirements. For more information, see https://www.alexandriava.gov/localmotion/info/default.aspx?id=77933.

Voting. For information about returning absentee ballots, absentee voting in person prior to Election Day, and voting on Election Day, please visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/Elections. The polling place for most of Rosemont is the Maury Elementary School. In addition to the presidential race, ballot items include the U.S. Senate, U.S. House, and two state constitutional amendments.

Lena’s Expansion Application. Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza has filed an application, now scheduled to be heard on November 5, to expand the restaurant into the second-floor of the Yates Corner building. For more information, please visit http://alexandria.legistar.com/gateway.aspx?M=F&ID=449860ad-d5a2-4ec0-897f-ea937507f8a8.pdf.

Keeping Informed. We try to provide regular updates on local news, Rosemont history, and general happenings in the neighborhood and Alexandria via our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/RosemontCitizensAssociation) and general resources on our web page (http://rosemontcitizensassoc.org). The independent community email list can be accessed at https://groups.io/g/rosemontva.

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

Jol Silversmith
President, RCA

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