Norris, Szakos and Taliaferro appear at first City Council candidate forum

By Sean Tubbs & Brian Wheeler

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Left to right: Julian Taliaferro, Dave Norris and Kristin Szakos

The three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the two seats on the Charlottesville City Council spent two hours on April 21, 2009 answering questions on the water supply, the Meadowcreek Parkway, the City’s efficiency study, Council priorities, and other community issues. The event was co-sponsored by Charlottesville Tomorrow and the

Free Enterprise Forum

in advance of the Charlottesville Democratic Party’s unassembled caucus to be held on May 9, 2009.  The general election is this November.

About 50 people attended the forum which was held at Burley Middle School in Charlottesville.  The candidates in order of appearance are incumbents

Julian Taliaferro


Dave Norris

, and challenger

Kristin Szakos


Charlottesville Tomorrow now presents the audio of the event. A full transcript as well as a video will be posted shortly.

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Video: City Council Candidate Forum

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