CANDIDATE NAME:   William D.  “Bill” Euille      PARTY:  Democrat  

QUESTION

ANSWER

Re West End

Re Eisenhower Valley

1.    Modes of transportation: Which modes of  public transportation and ease-of-use  solutions for private transportation do you  support which will encourage local residents and visitors to increase their purchases from businesses in –

Use of an expanded Trolley and Dash Bus routes on a schedule w/  daily and weekend peak hours

SAME RESPONSE

a.    By when?

within one year

Same

2.    Attracting new businesses: Which  mechanisms do you support which will attract new businesses to and encourage them to locate in -

I will continue to work with

AEDP/WEBA/Eisenhower Partnership with increased advocacy by hosting marketing forums and receptions to attract business to the area

SAME RESPONSE

a.    By when?

ASAP

ASAP

3.    Master Plan: What timeframe do you support for the completion of a submarket Master Plan for -

Spring 2013

Fall 2013

4.    Small Area Plans:  What initiatives and  timeframes do you support for the completion of development for the:

a.    Beauregard Small Area Development Plan.

  • 1)    Public/Private Partnerships to address Affordable Housing
  • 2)    Redevelopment of Landmark Mall
  • 3)    Completion within 10-15 years

n/a

b.    Landmark Shopping Mall

Work with the current Owners to encourage completion within the next 2-3years

n/a

c.    Eisenhower West End Development Plan: What is your commitment to maintaining the schedule of the City’s Eisenhower West End Development Plan and, specifically, economic development in the Eisenhower Valley?

n/a

I am very committed to the schedule and would consider moving it up, if, possible

5.    Help for existing businesses: Which specific measures will you promote which will increase the growth, customer base, revenue, and expense minimization of  businesses currently located in –

I would provide the leadership for enhanced and expanded outreach by both the AEDP/Chamber/ACVA and SDBC

SAME RESPONSE

a.    By when?

NOW

NOW

6.    Developer Taxes: Will you encourage that taxes which are raised from developers be spent on (1) matters pertaining specifically to the developer’s project or (2) City-wide infrastructure services?

Specific Projects within the area

Specific Projects within the area

7.    National Science Foundation: How do you plan to encourage the NSF’s coming to Eisenhower Valley and selecting one of the three sites it is considering there?

Same answer as for Eisenhower Valley.

I have been meeting with our Congressional Delegation/ GSA/ and AEDP to come to the Valley, in addition to formal written requests of NSF

8.    Victory Center: What are the tangible solutions you will implement to promote Victory Center for immediate tenancy and development?

Same answer as for Eisenhower Valley.

I have been meeting with our Congressional Delegation/ GSA/ AEDP and the property owners seeking agencies to this “Ready Site”

a.    By what date do you expect first tenant to assume occupancy in Victory Center because of those solutions?

Same answer as for Eisenhower Valley.

I would like to think that we could get a tenant within the next year or two

9.    Campaign Signs: What is your plan to remove all of your political campaign signs following the election?

I will have my TEAM remove our signs starting on Nov.7th

SAME RESPONSE

a.    By when?

Fully removed by Nov. 10th

10. In 30 words or fewer, why should Alexandria business-owner voters vote for you?

I have served on City Council for 18 years, the last 9 as Mayor.

I am a small business owner; and a member of the Partnership and WEBA.

I also have a proven track record of advocacy and support for business expansion in the area

SAME RESPONSE

 
 
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