What happened at the Charlottesville City Council meeting?
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – At Tuesday night’s Charlottesville City Council meeting, there was an outpouring of frustration aimed at the city, members of its government, and city councilors, just six days after the decision to fire former Police Chief RaShall Brackney.
Is the national media spotlight taking a toll on Charlottesville officials?
Councilors said they think the national media spotlight that Charlottesville is often under in the aftermath of the 2017 rally and social media pressure from the public have taken its toll on city staff and elected officials.
Why is Charlottesville hiring a consulting firm to run the city?
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – The city of Charlottesville is searching for people to lead the city, going so far as to turn to a consulting firm to run it because two city managers have resigned this year and a candidate for the interim role backed out.
Is Charlottesville’s turnover an outlier?
“What’s happened in Charlottesville over the last few years is an outlier,” said Charles Hartgrove, the director of the Virginia Institute of Government at the University of Virginia. “That (type of turnover) is not typical of what we see in most Virginia localities, cities, counties or towns.”