January 27, 2022: Charlottesville Council takes first steps towards FY23 budgetListen now (10 min) | Poetry is a way that might guide our future decisions, and Robert Frost is not alone in writing works about decisions that were not made. Later this year, I may celebrate my 20th anniversary in Charlottesville. Today, I present another snapshot into items…
January 26, 2022: Augusta and UVA Health systems make vaccination plea; DEQ investigating oil leak off of Emmet Street Listen now (14 min) | Plus: Albemarle County wants to pay landlords a bonus to talk on tenants with housing vouchers
January 25, 2022: Charlottesville sales tax referendum passes Senate; Albemarle may speed up redistricting process due to federal lawsuit…Listen now (16 min) | Plus: Public housing residents owe thousands in back rent; CHRA officials seeking solutions
If you have a stick, shake it. Are there too many meetings? Results may vary.
January 21, 2022: Legislation to allow one-cent sales tax increase for education nearing passage in the Virginia Senate; Blue Ridge Health…Listen now (17 min) | Plus: Regional Housing Partnership briefed on "missing middle" housing
January 20, 2022: Scottsville Council defers on density requests while Charlottesville Council approves two Piedmont Housing rezonings on…Listen now (17 min) | Plus: A new brief is filed in a lawsuit that could lead to elections in the Virginia House of Delegates this year
January 19, 2022: Council appoints former D.C. administrator to serve as interim city manager; Albemarle EDA briefed on Lewis and Clark loanListen now (15 min) | (Apologies for a second email, but there was a slight publication error)
January 18, 2022: Youngkin asks General Assembly for tax cuts, charter schools; MPO Tech committee briefed on transit governance study Listen now (17 min) | Plus: Albemarle names a new police chief
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