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File #: 21-0565    Name: Consideration of a Resolution to Extend the Term of the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/17/2020 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 1/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Resolution to Extend the Term of the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 21-0565_ Attachment 1 Resolution Extending PYMIG Term, 2. 21-0565_Attachment 2 City of Alexandria Resolution No. 2834, 3. 21-0565_Attachment 3 City of Alexandria Resolution No. 2917, 4. 21-0565_Final Resolution
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: JANUARY 20, 2021

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Consideration of a Resolution to Extend the Term of the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Extending the Term of the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council adopt the resolution (Attachment 1) extending the term of the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG).

BACKGROUND: Since the first Metrorail Station Feasibility Work Group was established in October 2008, community work groups have served a fundamental role in the construction of the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station by fostering enhanced communications between the residents and business in Alexandria, City leadership, and departmental staff.

In June 2011, this group was reconvened as the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG) and then reconstituted in 2018 to incorporate additional group functions and three additional representatives, one from Potomac Yard Civic Association, Potomac Greens Homeowners Association, and the Old Town Greens Townhome/Condominium Associations, respectively.

Since their charter was renewed in Fall 2019, PYMIG has played an important role representing community interests during the final stages of the southwest access design selection process and subsequent approval of DSUP 2020-10020, which formally incorporated the south pavilion into the station design. Since construction activity began in Fall 2019, PYMIG has been critical to disseminating information on the delivery of materials, construction activities, and construction traffic mitigation. Furthermore, this connection to the community will continue to be essential as construction expands to include activity at the south pavilion site and the p...

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