This again was a very interesting ZOOM meeting with almost 60 participants that included a few visitors from the Alexandria City Council (Mark Jinks, Morgan Routt, and Julie Jenkins, an interesting and informative newscast by Casey LIndsay covering political conventions as well as fire and weather damage around the US then birthday recognition prepared by Steve Wharton. Our speaker was Mark Wicks who gave us a thorough coverage of activities of the Alexandria City Council. Mark showed us a detailed PowerPoint set of slides depicting the range of serious issues that the Council is having to deal with and that are likely to remain serious into the 2021-2022 period.