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Alexandria Recognizes Old Dominion Boat Club Ratification By Membership

The <a href="http://olddominionboatclub.com/" target="_blank">Old Dominion Boat Club</a> (ODBC) notified the City of Alexandria today that its members <a href="http://redbricktown.com/2014/07/22/old-dominion-boat-club-members-approve-land-swap-deal/">have now ratified property exchange and settlement agreements with the City</a> that will allow ODBC to construct a new clubhouse and parking lot one block south of their current locations. These agreements were approved by Alexandria City Council on June 24 and executed by ODBC and City officials on June 25. ODBC indicated that more than 80 percent of Boat Club members who participated in balloting between July 19 and July 21 voted in favor of ratifying the contracts. The agreements will result in an exchange of ODBC property around the north end of The Strand with City property around the south end.

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The Waterfront Market is Opening Soon @ The Torpedo Factory

The Waterfront Market is owned by the folks who own <a href="http://www.bittersweetcatering.com/cafe/overview.php" target="_blank">Bittersweet Cafe</a> which is located next to the Old Town Theater. They've come up with a unique concept for this space which is located in the <a href="http://www.torpedofactory.org/" target="_blank">Torpedo Factory</a> on the waterfront.

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Alexandria Waterfront Commission Schedules Annual Waterfront Walk

The Alexandria Waterfront Commission will hold its annual Waterfront Walk on Saturday, June 9 at 10 a.m. The walk will begin at the bulkhead in Windmill Hill Park, 501 S. Union St., and continue north along the Waterfront to Oronoco Bay Park. This annual event provides Committee members the opportunity to assess operational conditions and issues along the Waterfront. The purpose of the Alexandria Waterfront Commission is to advise the City Council and staff on issues related to Alexandria's historic Potomac River waterfront, and advise on implementation of the Waterfront Small Area Plan. The Commission is composed of 21 members representing a particular neighborhood, community organization, or City committee. The Commission was established by City Council on April 14, 2012, and replaces the Waterfront Committee, which was founded in 1989. The Commission meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 am at City Hall Room 2000, 301 King Street, unless otherwise indicated on the agenda.

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