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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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*[[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>
  
*[[January 10]] &ndash; Charlottesville City School Board member [[Amy Laufer]] resigns ahead of family's move from the city <ref>{{cite web|title=Laufer resigns from city School Board; McKeever elected as chairwoman|url=https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/laufer-resigns-from-city-school-board-mckeever-elected-as-chairwoman|author=Josh Mandell|work=News Article|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>, ending her eligibility to serve. Laufer was elected to her second term on [[November 3]], [[2015]] and would had been up for re-election in November.
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*[[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>
  
*[[February 21]] &ndash; The Charlottesville City School Board will appoint an interim member of the School Board to fill the vacancy created by the January 10, 2019 resignation of Ms. Amy Laufer. The interim member will hold that office until the end of Ms. Laufer’s term on December 31, 2019<ref>http://charlottesvilleschools.org/school-board-announces-timeline-for-interim-appointment/</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>
  
*[[February 23]], Saturday &ndash; On the House Floor, Delegate [[David J. Toscano]] (D) announced his retirement from House of Delegates (HD 57). He said he will not be seeking re-election to the House of Delegates at the November General Election and that he will continue to serve the people of Charlottesville and Albemarle County through the end of his seventh term on December 31st.
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*[[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]].
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*[[January 9]] &ndash; City resident [[Sena Magill]] (D) made her announcement today that she would be a candidate for Charlottesville City Council. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Sena Magill, Region Ten board member, launches council campaign|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/sena-magill-region-ten-board-member-launches-council-campaign/article_12390ece-1424-11e9-bae1-1354a8b7e5fe.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=January 10, 2019|publishdate=January 9, 2019|accessdate=January 10, 2019}}</ref>
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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]].  
  
*[[January 10]] &ndash; On this Thursday, [[Lloyd Snook]] announces his council bid and joined "a quickly growing field of candidates for three seats on Charlottesville City Council". <ref name="crowd">{{cite web|title=Snook announces council bid|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/snook-announces-council-bid/article_a044531a-14fe-11e9-8a8e-337022a8ec7b.html|author=Nolan Stout|work=News Article|publisher=Daily Progress|location=|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
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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]].
  
*[[January 21]] &ndash; [[Brian Pinkston]] (D) announced his candidacy for a seat on the Charlottesville City Council.
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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> 
  
*[[February 1]] &ndash; Applications from qualified Charlottesville City voters were sought by the Charlottesville City School Board for the interim appointment to fill the vacancy created by the [[January 10]]th resignation of Ms. Amy Laufer, were due by 4 p.m. on this Friday. Charlottesville City Schools received applications from [[Ned Michie]] who served on the Charlottesville School Board from 2004-2017; [[Kristin Szakos]], a writer who served on the Charlottesville City Council from 2010-2017; [[Graham Scharf]].<ref>https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/charlottesville-school-board-to-consider-three-applicants-for-interim-appointment</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>
  
*[[February 21]] &ndash; On Thursday at 5 p.m. at [[CATEC]], the Board will vote and announce its decision on the interim appointment of an interim member of the School Board to fill the vacancy created by the January 10th resignation of Ms. Amy Laufer.<ref>http://charlottesvilleschools.org/school-board-announces-timeline-for-interim-appointment/</ref>  
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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>  
  
*[[February 21]] &ndash; The Charlottesville School Board unanimously voted for [[Ned Michie]], who was on the board from 2004 to 2017, to serve the rest of 2019 to fill the remaining term vacated by [[Amy Laufer]] in January. He will not seek election to the seat. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Michie tapped to fill interim city School Board seat|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/education/michie-tapped-to-fill-interim-city-school-board-seat/article_ce567ea6-3644-11e9-9e5b-3bb1c4ffb251.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=|printdate=February 21, 2019|publishdate=February 21, 2019|accessdate=February 24, 2019}}</ref>
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*[[July 1]] &ndash; The [[Charlottesville City Council, 2018-2019|Charlottesville City Council]] voted to officially remove [[Thomas Jefferson]]'s birthday, [[April 13]], as a holiday. It added two other holidays. <ref>{{cite web|title=City council votes to remove Thomas Jefferson holiday|url=https://www.cbs19news.com/content/news/Charlottesville-City-Council--512097811.html|author=By Brianna Hamblin|work=|publisher=CBS19NEWS.COM|location=|publishdate= July 02, 2019, Updated Tue 12:04 PM, Jul 02, 2019|accessdate=October 15, 2019}}</ref>
  
*[[February 23]] &ndash; [[David J. Toscano]] (D-Charlottesville), Delegate representing Virginia's [[House District 57 | HD 57]], announced he will not be seeking re-election to office at the November 2019 General Election. His seventh term on December 31st.
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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>
  
*[[March 5]] &ndash; Del. [[Steve Landes]] (R-Verona) announced today that he will be a candidate for the Clerk of Circuit Court for [[Augusta County]] that he is not seeking re-election to the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 25th District.<ref>{{cite web|title= Delegate Steve Landes to run for Augusta County Clerk of Court |url=https://www.whsv.com/content/news/Delegate-Steve-Landes-to-run-for-Augusta-County-Clerk-of-Court-506722101.html|author=WHSV newsroom |work= |publisher=WHSV-TV3 |location= Harrisonburg, VA |publishdate=Posted: Tue 4:06 PM, Mar 05, 2019 | Updated: Tue 6:47 PM, Mar 05, 2019 |accessdate=March 10, 2019}}</ref> He has served in the Virginia House of Delegates since [[1996]], representing [[House District 25 | HD 25]] which includes portions of Augusta, Albemarle and Rockingham counties.
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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>
  
*[[March 11]] &ndash; Filing opens at 12:00 p.m. for primary party candidates to submit their Declaration of Candidacy with Chairman of their local political party; non-primary party candidates do not need to file.  
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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>
  
*[[March 28]] &ndash; Deadline for primary party candidates to submit their Declaration of Candidacy for the General Assembly today at 5:00 p.m.<ref>{{cite web|title= Candidate Bulletin Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections and November 5, 2019 General Elections |url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/FormsWarehouse/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-11-05%20Gen%20Bulletin%20Local%20and%20Constitutional%20(Rev%201-2-2019).pdf |author=|work=|publisher= Virginia Department of Elections |location=|publishdate=Revision 1/2/2019|accessdate=March 9, 2019}}</ref>
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*[[October 7]] &ndash; Charlottesville City Council approves special use permit for second phase of [[Six Hundred West Main]] <ref name="approval">{{cite web|title=C'Ville City Council Approves Special Use Permit for Phase 2 of Heirloom West Main Development|url=https://www.nbc29.com/story/41151811/cville-city-council-votes-to-approve-special-use-permit-for-phase-2-of-heirloom-west-main-development|author=Moriah Davis|work=News Article|publisher=NBC29|location=|publishdate=October 7, 2019|accessdate=October 8, 2019}}</ref>
  
*[[June 11]] &ndash; Filing deadline for candidates seeking office in the November General Election, today at 7:00 pm.
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*[[October 15]] &ndash; Ground is broken for new eight-story building on Garrett Street to serve as new headquarters for [[Apex Clean Energy]] <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Local energy company building efficient headquarters with low carbon footprint|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/business/local-energy-company-building-efficient-headquarters-with-low-carbon-footprint/article_c4808f28-2777-5e78-8e30-e2693e6175eb.html|author=Bryan McKenzie|pageno=|printdate=October 16, 2019|publishdate=October 15, 2019|accessdate=October 18, 2019}}</ref>
  
*[[June 11]] &ndash; The City Council Primary Election will be held today.
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== Elections ==
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*Tuesday, [[June 11]] &ndash; the [[2019 election]] Primary Elections were held.
  
*[[November 5]] &ndash; The General Election will be held today, polls open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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*[[November 5]] &ndash; November General Elections (State Senate, State House, School boards, Municipal government). ''see: [[2019 election]]''
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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>
  
 
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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. [14]

Elections

  • November 5 – November General Elections (State Senate, State House, School boards, Municipal government). 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. City council votes to remove Thomas Jefferson holiday, By Brianna Hamblin, CBS19NEWS.COM, July 02, 2019, Updated Tue 12:04 PM, Jul 02, 2019, retrieved October 15, 2019.
  12. Web. Albemarle County “soft opens” Brook Hill River Park, News Article, Newsradio 1070 WINA, July 12, 2019, retrieved July 12, 2019.
  13. Web. Marker honoring local lynching victims unveiled, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, July 12, 2019, retrieved July 12, 2019.
  14. 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.
  15. Web. C'Ville City Council Approves Special Use Permit for Phase 2 of Heirloom West Main Development, Moriah Davis, News Article, NBC29, October 7, 2019, retrieved October 8, 2019.
  16. Web. Local energy company building efficient headquarters with low carbon footprint, Bryan McKenzie, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, October 15, 2019, retrieved October 18, 2019.
  17. 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.