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Bob Fenwick is an independent candidate for the Charlottesville City Council during the 2009 Election. Fenwick, a member of the [[McIntire Park Preservation Committee]], launched his campaign announcement on the steps of his downtown-area home on May 15, 2009<ref>[http://cvilletomorrow.typepad.com/charlottesville_tomorrow_/2009/05/fenwick_announcement.html 'McIntire Park activist Bob Fenwick launches independent campaign for City Council']. 15 May 2009. Charlottesville Tomorrow. 15 May 2009.</ref>. He said his candidacy would be a referendum on the [[Meadowcreek Parkway]].
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Bob Fenwick is an independent candidate for the Charlottesville City Council during the 2009 Election. Fenwick, a member of the [[McIntire Park Preservation Committee]], launched his campaign announcement on the steps of his downtown-area home on May 15, 2009<ref>[http://cvilletomorrow.typepad.com/charlottesville_tomorrow_/2009/05/fenwick_announcement.html 'McIntire Park activist Bob Fenwick launches independent campaign for City Council']. 15 May 2009. Charlottesville Tomorrow. 15 May 2009.</ref>. He said his candidacy would be a referendum on the [[Meadowcreek Parkway]]. On Friday, September 25th, The Sierra Club endorsed Fenwick along with opponent [[Dave Norris]]<ref>[http://www.wina.com/pages/5302596.php'Sierra Club Announces Endorsements']</ref>.
  
 
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Biography

Bob Fenwick was a Combat Engineer commander during the Vietnam War and moved to Charlottesville when wife, Victoria Fenwick, attended UVA Law School.[1]

2009 Election

Bob Fenwick is an independent candidate for the Charlottesville City Council during the 2009 Election. Fenwick, a member of the McIntire Park Preservation Committee, launched his campaign announcement on the steps of his downtown-area home on May 15, 2009[2]. He said his candidacy would be a referendum on the Meadowcreek Parkway. On Friday, September 25th, The Sierra Club endorsed Fenwick along with opponent Dave Norris[3].

Campaign policy positions

McIntire Park

Meadowcreek Parway

Community Water Supply Plan

Economic Development & Jobs

  • Another important issue Fenwick said he would promote is economic development. He told the media at his campaign launch that he will announce specific steps he would like to see the City take in order to create jobs.
  • At a press conference at his home on July 2, 2009 he shared his three-part platform for promoting local job growth. Fenwick recommends:
  1. encouraging people to buy homes,
  2. hiring people to operate and repair City infrastructure,
  3. and providing tax relief for new businesses.[5].

Contact Information

bfenwick@mindspring.com
Phone: (434) 296-6130

External links

Fenwick has outlined many of his positions on a number of websites that are listed below:

Notes