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March 14, 2017
Invoking the spirit of late City Councilor Holly Edwards, Nikuyah Walker, a social activist and Charlottesville city employee, on Tuesday launched an independent bid for City Council. “No matter who you are or where you’re from, if you come to me and say you have an issue, until I ...
February 21, 2017
Business consultant and North Downtown Residents Association President Heather Hill launched her campaign for Charlottesville City Council on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library in downtown Charlottesville. Hill, a former Charlottesville Tomorrow board member, is running to fill one of two open seats. The terms of Councilors ...
December 05, 2016
Charlottesville City Council on Monday approved a resolution directing City Manager Maurice Jones and his staff to find ways to funnel local workers to jobs associated with the Belmont Bridge replacement project. The measure passed, 5-0, as part of the council’s consent agenda, a list of measures that do ...
November 29, 2016
The Charlottesville School Board on Tuesday told the City Council that the division would like a portion of its capital improvement program funds to be dedicated to improvement and modernization projects and said it is having trouble maintaining a strong staff of bus drivers. At a joint luncheon at CitySpace ...
November 20, 2016
Charlottesville’s City Council recently directed City Manager Maurice Jones to develop a resolution designed to strengthen the relationship between local worker-training programs and the area’s emerging tech economy. The directive came after Councilor Kathy Galvin presented the rest of the council with a proposed resolution that directs city ...
October 04, 2016
Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer on Tuesday laid out a four-part framework for city-county cooperation on efforts to promote Charlottesville and Albemarle County as a hotbed for technology and innovation. The plan included having city and county staffers collaborating on a marketing budget, developing partnerships and making sure the plan aligns ...