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==National Events==
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*[[June 11]] &ndash; The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that the 2019 Census Test will begin this week, as approximately 480,000 housing units across the country receive a questionnaire testing the operational effects of including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. The 2019 Census Test will randomly assign households to two panels and ask them to respond to the 2020 Census questions. Panel A will include the question on citizenship, Panel B will not.<ref>https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2019/2019-test-begins.html</ref>
 
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==Events==  
 
*[[March 11]] &ndash; [[Tom Berry]] is named as the interim director of the [[Emergency Communications Center]] <ref>{{cite web|title=Emergency Communications Director Announces Resignation|url=https://www.nbc29.com/story/40106490/emergency-communications-director-announces-resignation|author=|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=Charlottesville, VA|publishdate=March 11, 2019|accessdate=March 18, 2019}}</ref>
 
*[[March 11]] &ndash; [[Tom Berry]] is named as the interim director of the [[Emergency Communications Center]] <ref>{{cite web|title=Emergency Communications Director Announces Resignation|url=https://www.nbc29.com/story/40106490/emergency-communications-director-announces-resignation|author=|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=Charlottesville, VA|publishdate=March 11, 2019|accessdate=March 18, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
*[[April 8]] &ndash; The city announced the hiring of [[Tarron Richardson]] as City Manager, the city’s highest executive position.<ref>{{cite web|title=Tarron Richardson to become next city manager|url=https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/tarron-richardson-to-become-next-city-manager/|author=Emily Hays|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=April 8, 2019|accessdate=May 23, 2019}}</ref>
 
*[[April 8]] &ndash; The city announced the hiring of [[Tarron Richardson]] as City Manager, the city’s highest executive position.<ref>{{cite web|title=Tarron Richardson to become next city manager|url=https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/tarron-richardson-to-become-next-city-manager/|author=Emily Hays|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=April 8, 2019|accessdate=May 23, 2019}}</ref>
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*[[April 8]] &ndash; [[Charlottesville City Council, 2018-2019|Charlottesville City Council]] approves FY 2020 Budget. Total General Fund Budget of $188,863,920 represents a 5.08% increase over FY 2019.<ref>https://www.charlottesville.org/home/showdocument?id=65539</ref>
  
 
*[[April 15]] &ndash; The City Council plans to ratify city manager candidate [[Tarron Richardson]]'s contract.<ref>{{cite web|title=Tarron Richardson to become next city manager|url=https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/tarron-richardson-to-become-next-city-manager/|author=Emily Hays|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=April 8, 2019|accessdate=May 23, 2019}}</ref>
 
*[[April 15]] &ndash; The City Council plans to ratify city manager candidate [[Tarron Richardson]]'s contract.<ref>{{cite web|title=Tarron Richardson to become next city manager|url=https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/tarron-richardson-to-become-next-city-manager/|author=Emily Hays|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=April 8, 2019|accessdate=May 23, 2019}}</ref>
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*[[May 25]] &ndash; The implosion of [[University Hall]], the former home of the University of Virginia’s basketball programs, was set for 10 a.m.<ref>{{cite web|title=Implosion of University Hall Set for May 25|url=https://news.virginia.edu/content/implosion-university-hall-set-may-25|author=Jim Daves|work=|publisher=UVA Today|location=|publishdate=May 1, 2019|accessdate=May 2, 2019}}</ref> Completed in [[1965]], "U-Hall" (shorthanded nickname for [[University Hall]]) was the home court of UVA’s men’s and women’s basketball teams until [[John Paul Jones Arena]] opened in [[2006]].
 
*[[May 25]] &ndash; The implosion of [[University Hall]], the former home of the University of Virginia’s basketball programs, was set for 10 a.m.<ref>{{cite web|title=Implosion of University Hall Set for May 25|url=https://news.virginia.edu/content/implosion-university-hall-set-may-25|author=Jim Daves|work=|publisher=UVA Today|location=|publishdate=May 1, 2019|accessdate=May 2, 2019}}</ref> Completed in [[1965]], "U-Hall" (shorthanded nickname for [[University Hall]]) was the home court of UVA’s men’s and women’s basketball teams until [[John Paul Jones Arena]] opened in [[2006]].
  
*[[June 4]] &ndash; At the Electoral Board meeting, in accordance with the directives in the [https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title2.2/chapter37/section2.2-3712/ Code of Virginia] [[Anne Hemenway]], Chair [https://www.charlottesville.org/departments-and-services/departments-h-z/voter-registration-and-elections/electoral-board-5946 announced] that a closed meeting would be held for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the position of [[General Registrar for the City of Charlottesville]]. The position currently held by [[Rosanna Bencoach]].  
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*[[June 4]] &ndash; At the [[Charlottesville Board of Elections]] meeting, [[Anne Hemenway]], Chair [https://www.charlottesville.org/departments-and-services/departments-h-z/voter-registration-and-elections/electoral-board-5946 announced] that a closed meeting would be held for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the position of [[General Registrar for the City of Charlottesville]]. The position currently held by [[Rosanna Bencoach]].  
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*Tuesday, [[June 11]] &ndash; at 7:00 p.m, the Canvass and Provisional Meeting for the primary was convened in the office of the [[Charlottesville Board of Elections | Charlottesville General Registrar]] for the included purpose of compiling the results of the June 11, 2019 Primary Election for the [[2019 election | 2019 General Election]].
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*[[June 19]] &ndash; [[Albemarle County]] Board of Supervisors adopts revision of [[Pantops Master Plan]] <ref>{{cite web|title=Pantops Master Plan|url=http://www.albemarle.org/department.asp?department=cdd&relpage=3734|author=|work=Website|publisher=Albemarle County Department of Community Development|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=July 20, 2019}}</ref> 
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*[[July]] &ndash; Charlottesville Voter Registrar [[Rosanna Bencoach]] plans to step down this month. Bencoach told the [[Charlottesville Board of Elections]] in December [[2018]] that she would not seek reappointment to another four-year term. Her tenure started in early [[2015]].<ref>{{cite web|title=Charlottesville's voter registrar won’t seek reappointment |url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/charlottesville-s-voter-registrar-won-t-seek-reappointment/article_eb492ad2-5655-11e9-b7ab-536963345aba.html|author=Nolan Stout |work=|publisher=The Daily Progress|location=|publishdate= April 3, 2019|accessdate=June 24, 2019}}</ref>
  
*Tuesday, [[June 11]] &ndash; at 7:00 p.m, the Canvass and Provisional Meeting for the primary was convened in the office of the Charlottesville General Registrar for the included purpose of compiling the results of the June 11, 2019 Primary Election for the [[2019 election | 2019 General Election]]. Members of the meeting included the [[Electoral Board for the City of Charlottesville]], [[General Registrar & Director of Elections]], Voter Equipment Technician and the [[Charlottesville Clerk of Court]]. According to the [https://www.charlottesville.org/home/showdocument?id=65678 Draft Minutes], the meeting was suspended at 10:30 p.m. and was resumed at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
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*[[July 1]] &ndash; In accordance with the [[Charlottesville City Council, 2018-2019|Charlottesville City Council]]'s approved FY 2020 Budget, the [[Meals Tax]] rate will increase from 5% to 6% and the [[Transient Occupancy (Lodging) Tax]] rate will increase from 7% to 8% in the City. <ref>https://www.nbc29.com/story/40271828/charlottesville-city-council-approves-fy-2020-budget</ref> [[Albemarle County]] has a 4 percent meals tax, the maximum rate that a county can adopt under state law. <ref>https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/charlottesville-restaurant-owners-seek-changes-to</ref>
  
*[[July]] &ndash; Charlottesville Voter Registrar [[Rosanna Bencoach]] plans to step down this month.  Bencoach told the [[Charlottesville Board of Elections]] in December [[2018]] that she would not seek reappointment to another four-year term. Her tenure started in early [[2015]], at the end of a saga that led to the resignation of Registrar [[Sheri Iachetta]].<ref>{{cite web|title=Charlottesville's voter registrar won’t seek reappointment |url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/charlottesville-s-voter-registrar-won-t-seek-reappointment/article_eb492ad2-5655-11e9-b7ab-536963345aba.html|author=Nolan Stout |work=|publisher=The Daily Progress|location=|publishdate= April 3, 2019|accessdate=June 24, 2019}}</ref>
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*[[July 10]] &ndash; Albemarle County has a soft opening for the [[Brook Hill River Park]] <ref>{{cite web|title=Albemarle County “soft opens” Brook Hill River Park|url=https://wina.com/news/064460-albemarle-county-soft-opens-brook-hill-river-park/|author=|work=News Article|publisher=Newsradio 1070 WINA|location=|publishdate=July 12, 2019|accessdate=July 12, 2019}}</ref>
  
*Tuesday, [[July 2]] &ndash; Next meeting of the [[City of Charlottesville Electoral Board]] will take place in the office of the Charlottesville General Registrar beginning at 5:45 p.m.
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*[[July 13]] &ndash; Historical market memorializing the lynching of [[John Henry James]] unveiled in [[Court Square]] <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Marker honoring local lynching victims unveiled|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/marker-honoring-local-lynching-victims-unveiled/article_b880e91c-68da-5f7e-a804-7d6fccdda983.html|author=Allison Wrabel|pageno=|printdate=July 13, 2019|publishdate=July 12, 2019|accessdate=July 12, 2019}}</ref>
  
*[[July 15]] &ndash; Last payday for Charlottesville’s former police chief [[Alfred S. Thomas Jr]] who has remained on city payroll since stepping down in December [[2017]]. Thomas’ annual salary is $134,514. <ref>{{cite web|title= Former Charlottesville police chief getting city paycheck until July |url= https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/former-charlottesville-police-chief-getting-city-paycheck-until-july/article_6dff5f8e-c595-11e8-b055-d7313be21395.html|author= Ruth Serven Smith & Nolan Stout |work=|publisher=The Daily Progress|location=|publishdate= October 1, 2018|accessdate=June 24, 2019}}</ref>
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*[[July 15]] &ndash; Last payday for Charlottesville’s former police chief [[Alfred S. Thomas Jr]] who remained on city payroll after stepping down in December [[2017]]. Thomas’ annual salary was $134,514. <ref>{{cite web|title= Former Charlottesville police chief getting city paycheck until July |url= https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/former-charlottesville-police-chief-getting-city-paycheck-until-july/article_6dff5f8e-c595-11e8-b055-d7313be21395.html|author= Ruth Serven Smith & Nolan Stout |work=|publisher=The Daily Progress|location=|publishdate= October 1, 2018|accessdate=June 24, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
== Elections ==
 
== Elections ==
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==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
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*[[July 21]] &ndash; *[[2019]] &ndash; [[Karenne Wood]], Native American anthropologist <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Karenne Wood remembered for lifetime of work advocating for indigenous Virginians|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/karenne-wood-remembered-for-lifetime-of-work-advocating-for-indigenous/article_f4b432b0-254e-5e82-83cf-12b60936843f.html|author=Ruth Serven Smith|pageno=|printdate=July 28, 2019|publishdate=July 28, 2019|accessdate=July 28, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
==Images==
 
==Images==
 
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File:2018-University Hall.JPG | View of west entrance to [[University Hall]], circa April 2018.
 
File:2018-University Hall.JPG | View of west entrance to [[University Hall]], circa April 2018.
File:05252019_U-Hall_imploded.JPG | View of west entrance to [[University Hall]] a few hours of after implosion on May 25, 2019.
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File:05252019 U-Hall imploded letterbox.JPG| View of west entrance to [[University Hall]] a few hours of after implosion on May 25, 2019.
 
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==References==
 
==References==

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2019 Calendar.JPG

National Events

  • June 11 – The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that the 2019 Census Test will begin this week, as approximately 480,000 housing units across the country receive a questionnaire testing the operational effects of including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. The 2019 Census Test will randomly assign households to two panels and ask them to respond to the 2020 Census questions. Panel A will include the question on citizenship, Panel B will not.[1]

Events

  • July 15 – Last payday for Charlottesville’s former police chief Alfred S. Thomas Jr who remained on city payroll after stepping down in December 2017. Thomas’ annual salary was $134,514. [13]

Elections

  • Tuesday, June 11 – the 2019 election Primary Elections were held, polls were open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • November 5 – November General Elections (State Senate, State House, School boards, Municipal government). Polling hours: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. see: 2019 election

Deaths

Images

References

  1. https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2019/2019-test-begins.html
  2. Web. Emergency Communications Director Announces Resignation, News Article, WVIR NBC29, Charlottesville, VA, March 11, 2019, retrieved March 18, 2019.
  3. Web. Tarron Richardson to become next city manager, Emily Hays, Charlottesville Tomorrow, April 8, 2019, retrieved May 23, 2019.
  4. https://www.charlottesville.org/home/showdocument?id=65539
  5. Web. Tarron Richardson to become next city manager, Emily Hays, Charlottesville Tomorrow, April 8, 2019, retrieved May 23, 2019.
  6. Web. Implosion of University Hall Set for May 25, Jim Daves, UVA Today, May 1, 2019, retrieved May 2, 2019.
  7. Web. Pantops Master Plan, Website, Albemarle County Department of Community Development, retrieved July 20, 2019.
  8. Web. Charlottesville's voter registrar won’t seek reappointment, Nolan Stout, The Daily Progress, April 3, 2019, retrieved June 24, 2019.
  9. https://www.nbc29.com/story/40271828/charlottesville-city-council-approves-fy-2020-budget
  10. https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/charlottesville-restaurant-owners-seek-changes-to
  11. Web. Albemarle County “soft opens” Brook Hill River Park, News Article, Newsradio 1070 WINA, July 12, 2019, retrieved July 12, 2019.
  12. Web. Marker honoring local lynching victims unveiled, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, July 12, 2019, retrieved July 12, 2019.
  13. Web. Former Charlottesville police chief getting city paycheck until July, Ruth Serven Smith & Nolan Stout, The Daily Progress, October 1, 2018, retrieved June 24, 2019.
  14. Web. Karenne Wood remembered for lifetime of work advocating for indigenous Virginians, Ruth Serven Smith, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, July 28, 2019, retrieved July 28, 2019.