2008

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← 2007 Janus.jpg This article is a date about important or significant events that happened (or will happen) in the year 2008 2009 →


Events

  • July 1Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority wholesale rate increases for fiscal year 2009 went into effect: The county saw wholesale rates up 2.44 percent for water and 10.65 percent for sewer, while Charlottesville's wholesale rates climbed 2.65 percent for water and 10.43 percent for sewer. The following year (2009)Albemarle's water would jump 11.3 percent and Charlottesville's 7.7 percent; Sewer rates would go up 12.53 percent for Albemarle and 12.9 percent for the city. [3]
  • July 4 – President George W. Bush is the speaker at this year's naturalization ceremony at Monticello [4]
  • November 5 – Two laptop computers stolen from Tonsler Park containing names, addresses, DMV identification numbers and years of birth of 25,000 city voters. Worried citizens could get new ID numbers from the DMV. No one's reported any identity theft yet, writes Registrar Sheri Iachetta in May of 2009. [5]

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References

  1. Web. 002-5082 Carr's Hill / University of Virginia President’s House, Virginia Landmarks Register, August 13, 2018, retrieved January 18, 2020.
  2. Web. 002-0919 Kenridge, Virginia Landmarks Register, October 16, 2018, retrieved January 27, 2020.
  3. Web. 4BETTER OR WORSE- The week in review, staff, Better Publications LLC - The Hook, Charlottesville, VA, online 8:00am Thursday May 21st, 2009 and in print issue #0820 dated Thursday May 21st, 2009, retrieved October 22, 2020.
  4. Web. 2008 Naturalization Ceremony at Monticello, Deepak Singh, Podcast, Charlottesville Podcasting Network, July 4, 2008, retrieved March 27, 2021.
  5. Web. 4BETTER OR WORSE- The week in review, staff, Better Publications LLC - The Hook, Charlottesville, VA, online 8:00am Thursday May 21st, 2009 and in print issue #0820 dated Thursday May 21st, 2009, retrieved October 22, 2020.
  6. Web. J. Michael Crafaik III, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, December 14, 2008, retrieved September 26, 2020.