Sep 25, 2020 at 7:35 PM

Park & Recreation Commission to
Hold Public Hearing on FY 2021 Community Matching Fund

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2020

The Park and Recreation Commission will hold a public
hearing to receive information and recommendations from staff on the applications
received for the Fiscal Year 2021 Community Matching Fund on Thursday, October 15 at 7
p.m. Following the public hearing, the
Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic emergency, the October 15, 2020
meeting of the Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission is being held
electronically pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3708.2(A)(3), the
Continuity of Government ordinance adopted by the City Council on June 20, 2020
or Sections 4-0.00(g) in HB29 and HB30 to undertake essential business. All of
the members of the Board and staff are participating from remote locations
through a Zoom Webinar. This meeting is being held electronically, unless a
determination is made that it is safe enough to be held in person in the City
Council Chamber at 301 King Street, Alexandria, VA. Electronic access will be
provided in either event. The meeting can be accessed by the public through the
Zoom Hyperlink and/or phone number below.

Webinar ID: 945 5508 2171

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities
established the Community Matching Fund (Fund) with the approval of the FY
2017-FY 2026 Capital Improvement Budget. The Fund promotes collaborative
partnerships among City of Alexandria community organizations by providing
matching 1:1 dollars for groups that propose fundraising for park and
recreation improvement projects.

FY2021 Community Matching Fund Applications will be posted
on the Park
& Recreation Commission website. Individuals unable to attend the
public hearing may send written comment to Lucresha Murphy at
[email protected] or RPCA / Lucresha Murphy, 1108 Jefferson St.,
Alexandria VA 22314 through Friday, October 9.