Charlottesville–Right Now: Kristin Szakos joins Coy Barefoot

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Jan 252011
 

1.25.11 Member of Charlottesville City Council Kristin Szakos joins Coy to explain the recent water supply vote. A few months ago, Szakos was open with her support of a phased approach- the proposal championed by Mayor Norris. However, last week, Szakos was one of the 3 members of City Council who voted in favor of the new water supply plan. In today’s conversation, Szakos explains her decision to vote as she did and also responds to the citizens who are calling her out individually for changing her mind. Finally, Szakos provides her thoughts on the merits of dredging.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Charlottesville City Councilor Kristin Szakos joins Coy to discuss the water debate

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Oct 262010
 

10.26.10 Charlottesville City Councilor Kristen Zakos sits down with Coy to discuss the water supply plan as well as local and national politics. How can we be economical with water supply? How will a new plan affect local residents and will water rates change?

Charlottesville-Right Now: Brian Wheeler

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May 122009
 

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

  • The reconstruction of the Downtown Mall is complete, and Brian says he is impressed by the work. (C-Ville Weekly)
  • City Democrats select Dave Norris and Kristin Szakos as their nominees for City Council. Incumbent Julian Taliaferro came in third. (Charlottesville Tomorrow)
  • County Democrats have nominated Madison Cummings as their candidate for the Samuel Miller District. (Charlottesville Tomorrow)
  • County Republicans will announce two candidates who are running for the Samuel Miller District. (Charlottesville Tomorrow)
  • Supervisor Dennis Rooker is currently unopposed, but has raised over $66,000 (Virginia Public Access Project)
  • Brian announces cvillepedia, Charlottesville Tomorrow’s new encyclopedia on community and local government (cvillepedia)

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