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Meeting will discuss parking lot options

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Options for improving the Fillmore Street parking lot between 5th and 6th Avenue will be the topic of a public meeting on Thursday, July 10.


The Alexandria City Council is deciding what to do with the city-owned lot, which needs repairs.

At the council's June 23 meeting, a small group of downtown merchants spoke at a public hearing. They said that the lot needed to be resurfaced but most of them felt the city's proposed project, at a cost of $412,072, was too extravagant.

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