Jan 192011

1.19.11 Former Charlottesville City Council member Kevin Lynch and Citizens for a Sustainable Water Supply Plan’s Dede Smith join Coy to continue the discussion of the water supply news. Both Lynch and Smith were present at the vote last evening to rebuild the dam at Ragged Mountain, and both guests feel like the effort to push the motion to a vote was clearly planned a and describe it as a blindsiding of Mayor Dave Norris. The plan to extend the existing dam, championed by the Mayor, appears to have been abandoned, but the City Council did not necessarily side with the proposal of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Find out where we go from here, as well as all of the details of this new plan, the “third plan” as Coy calls it, in today’s conversation.

Sep 242008

Kevin LynchFormer City Councilor Kevin Lynch joins Coy Barefoot on the September 23rd edition of WINA’s “Charlottesville–Right Now!” to talk about his opposition to the currently adopted 50 Year Community Water Supply Plan. Lynch is also a member of Citizens for a Sustainable Water Plan. The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority announced this week that the cost estimate for the new Ragged Mountain Dam has been increased to nearly $70 million