Charlottesville-Right Now: Brian Wheeler

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Mar 312009
 

Brian Wheeler, Executive Director of Charlottesville Tomorrow joined Charlottesville Right Now to discuss growth and development issues. This week on the show:

  • New candidates for Supervisor and City Council! City Democrats will hold an “unassembled caucus” on May 9. Madison Cummings will run for the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors’ seat currently held by Sally Thomas, as reported by Charlottesville Tomorrow. Independents have until June 9 to get on the ballot, and there is one independent candidate who is exploring this possibility.  City Republicans have not scheduled a nominating caucus.
  • Downtown Mall renovations are moving along well, and are on track to finish by the end of April
  • City Council discusses capital budget; Planning Commission’s call to cut Meadowcreek Parkway funding is omitted (Charlottesville Tomorrow)
  • An update on the Whole Foods planned for the corner of Hillsdale Drive Extended and Hydraulic

Charlottesville-Right Now: 2-10-2009 Brian Wheeler

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Feb 102009
 

Brian Wheeler, Executive Director of Charlottesville Tomorrow joined Charlottesville Right Now to discuss local elections and growth & development issues. This week on the show:

  • Brian and Coy discuss the best meals they’ve had recently, including the best places to have lunch in Charlottesville
  • This year’s local elections are getting underway, and Charlottesville Tomorrow is beginning to track the various candidates on their Election Watch 2009 page.  Two candidates have declared in the County, and one will declare in the City this Saturday. Rodney Thomas will seek the Republican nomination for the Rio District, and John Lowry will run for the Samuel Miller District but has not yet officially announced. Kristen Szakos is running for the Democratic nomination for two seats on the Charlottesville City Council.
  • Albemarle County Board of Supervisors were recently given the results of the County’s biennial satisfaction survey.  (Charlottesville Tomorrow reports)
  • New Whole Foods not delayed, according to C-Ville Weekly