Membership Reminder. As of July 1, 2023, we have revised our approach towards membership to consider all individuals living within the boundaries the RCA to be members and represented by the RCA. The RCA is a 100% volunteer organization and depends on neighborhood support for its operations. Donate to RCA

Meeting Report. Thanks to all who attended our September 20 meeting.  Highlights:

* Copies of the information distributed by the RCA “PELT” committee on September 20 (including about transportation, infrastructure, and other issues) is available at: https://rosemontcitizensassoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/RCA-September-23-PELT-Reports.pdf.

* Information about the City’s “Zoning for Housing” proposals is generally available at https://www.alexandriava.gov/planning-and-zoning/zoning-for-housinghousing-for-all, with a compilation of the proposals at  https://www.alexandriava.gov/sites/default/files/2023-09/Z4H-Fact-Sheets-20230905.pdf.  Seperately, a list of upcoming meetings/forums has been circulated, and we plan to hold another meeting in late October/early November to discuss further.

* Kim Neal, the City’s Independent Policing Auditor can be contacted at https://www.alexandriava.gov/office-of-the-alexandria-independent-policing-auditor.  For information about the Marcus Alert System (and its coordinator, Mike Razak) please visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/alexandria-launches-marcus-alert-system-and-names-citys-coordinator.

* Updates from the Sheriff’s Office include *Operation Elf”, a community service holiday project for the families of incarcerated inmates (https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1TS0ORK7RRTV3) and the “Away from Home” program which can have a deputy keep an eye on your house when you’re traveling (https://www.alexandriava.gov/sheriff/away-from-home-check).

Flood Maps. For information about the updated flood maps for Alexandria, which include some minor updates for vulnerable properties in Rosemont, visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/FloodMap.

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 Twitter (https://twitter.com/RosemontCitizen) and general resources on our web page (http://rosemontcitizensassoc.org). The independent community email list can be accessed at https://groups.io/g/rosemontva.

Jol Silversmith
President, RCA

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