Charlottesville Right Now: 2-24-10 Dennis Rooker

Supervisors Ann Mallek and Dennis Rooker at the February 25, 2010 meeting of the Board of Supervisors (Photo: Charlottesville Tomorrow)

Albemarle County Supervisor Dennis Rooker joins Coy Barefoot to talk about U.Va baseball, the county’s budget for next year, the importance of the school system, and the ramifications of adjusting the composite index to obtain more money for the schools. Will city-county cooperation be affected? Find out what Rooker’s thoughts are in this podcast.

Charlottesville-Right Now: Brian Wheeler

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)