20% of recent new cases among those already vaccinated.
City Manager Chip Boyles said he would ask all department heads to present information about their priorities .
A key change to the FY 2023 budget process is the requirement for each city department to prepare and present its own budget request prior to the development of the city manager’s budget.
The working group leading the project settled on $60 million for the first phase at Buford Middle School.
“Taking down these statues is one small step closer to the goal of helping Charlottesville, Virginia, and America grapple with its sin of being willing to destroy Black people for economic gain.”
CHARLOTTESVILLE — A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was hoisted away from its place of prominence in Charlottesville on Saturday and carted off to storage, years after its threatened removal became a rallying point for white supremacists and inspired their violent 2017 rally that left a woman dead and dozens injured.
“This is just putting funding in place so that we can either remove, store or cover any or all of the three statues … Any type of permanent dispossession, transfer of ownership or otherwise, would have to come back to you as a council for approval and a vote.”
“The story of why they are no longer in our parks is really important and should be part of any contextualization if that were the direction that we would go.”
Currently, people can only consume alcohol on the Downtown Mall while dining at a bar or restaurant that serves alcohol.
Wade and Pinkston will compete with Mayor Nikuyah Walker and Yas Washington, both running as independents, for two seats in November.
The forum was broadcast via Zoom from the Hillsdale Conference Center, where moderators Sean Tubbs and Neil Williamson asked questions of the candidates, who tuned in from their homes.
“One Black person on council is not enough. We have to continue to fight so much harder than anyone else for our lives to be considered important.”
In a recent presentation from the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association, a spokesman told the Charlottesville-Albemarle Conventions and Visitors Bureau board that it is disconnected from the group it purportedly represents.
Charlottesville City Council has authorized publication of a notice of its intent to remove, relocate, contextualize or cover two statues of C…
Charlottesville now will just defer to state guidelines.
City Council voted 4-1 to adopt the Fiscal Year 2022 budget on Tuesday night, including a provision granting $1000 allowances to individual co…
Charlottesville city councilors each will have a $1,000 allowance of city funds to use at their discretion after a Monday night vote to approv…
“We need to be able to connect the people with the services and connect with people who can help us move forward in terms of what we're trying to accomplish as a city and meet the city's goals, but it needs to start with just respect and mutual understanding.”
As a survivor, when I first read Mayor Nikuyah Walker’s Facebook post where she compared her experience as a Black woman in this city to rape, I found myself haunted by memories of the worst moments of my life. And yet, when a woman compares an experience to rape, you consider it seriously.
“We have people who are asking us to cut the police budget by 40% or even 60%. They’re bringing the questions to council, and we’re the wrong people to be defending the police budget. It’s a lot easier for the police chief to defend the budget.”
Mayor Nikuyah Walker’s statements were foul of expression and foul of spirit. It would be better that Charlottesville should be judged by its deeds in promoting equity.
How will a proposed Charlottesville City Coundil credit card policy be implemented to deter misuse, now or in the future?