2.8.11 Member of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Rodney Thomas joins Coy to discuss local politics. Today’s conversation centers on the new breakdown of the County’s budget, but Thomas also gives his thoughts on the public school class scheduling system, the proposed development at the Hollymead Town Center site, and (of course) the water supply plan. Richard Lloyd from Citizens for a Sustainable Water Supply Plan also weighs in with some questions about dredging.
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.