Waterfront a Hot Issue for Silberberg on the Campaign Trail
The Democratic City Council candidate offers her views on the city in a profile by Mark McHugh.
Democratic City Council candidate Allison Silberberg says Alexandria’s waterfront-area redevelopment plans top the issues citizens are asking her about as she traverses the city, according to a new profile piece in blog The Buried Lead.
“Every voter won’t even let me speak before they ask me about the waterfront,” she said. “I can’t even finish saying my name before they say: ‘What’s your opinion on the waterfront?’,” Silberberg told journalist Mark McHugh.
Silberberg wrote an opinion piece on the waterfront issue published in the The Washington Post saying: "Some aspects of the plan are well thought out, such as extending the path for walking and biking. But the large-scale development at the crux of the plan badly needs rethinking."
The article also addresses Silberberg’s positions on the Del Ray Trolley, the controversial development of the Defense Department’s BRAC complex and her wish to see entrepreneurship classes taught at T.C. Williams High School, among other things.
Silberberg is one of 14 Democratic City Council candidates whose name will appear on the June 12 primary ballot. Six of those 14 candidates will appear on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.
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