the good, the bad, the ugly
I don't know how you feel about politics, It's a bizarre bidness. Why would anyone want to be involved?
What a web we weave.
But I will say, I am mighty proud of my local government. The City of Charlottesville has posted their Council minutes on the Internet.
It is all on view, from 1953 to the present.
A resource for historians.
Doing business in the sunshine.
AN ORDINANCE ENTITLED "AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF
CHARLOTTESVILLE BEING CHAPTER 33 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE ADOPTED AND APPROVED MAY 2, 1949, AND AS SUBSEQUENTLY AMENDED; ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE DIVIDING THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE into DISTRICTS TO REGULATE AND RESTRICT THE LOCATION, ERECTION, CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, REPAIR OR USE OF BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES, THEIR HEIGHT, AREA AND BULK, AND THE PERCENTAGE OF LOT TO BE OCCUPIED BY BUILDINGS OR OTHER STRUCTURES, THE SIZE OF YARDS, COURTS AND OTHER OPEN SPACES, THE USE OF BUILDINGS OR PREMISES FOR TRADE, INDUSTRY, RESIDENCE OR OTHER SPECIFIC USES; AND TO ESTABLISH SET BACK BUILDING LINES; TO PROVIDE FOR A METHOD OF AMENDMENT, SUPPLEMENT, CHANGE AND REPEAL OF REGULATIONS, RESTRICTIONS AND BOUNDARIES; TO PROVIDE A METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION; TO PROVIDE FOR A BOARD OF APPEALS AND PRESCRIBE ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE AND TO PRESCRIBE PENALTIES FOR THE
VIOLATION THEREOF WHICH WAS OFFERED AT THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 16, 1957, WAS ADOPTED AS AMENDED BY THE FOLLOWING RECORDED VOTE: AYES: MR. COLEMAN, MR. DAVIS, MR. MICHIE AND MR. SCRIBNER NOES: NONE. (MR. WEINBERG ABSENT AT THIS TIME.) February 17, 1958