he says a video related to his comments has 90,000+ views - if anyone knows what video he’s referring to, i’d like to see it! i can’t find it right this minute.
now democratic council candidate sena magill thanks council for restriping 8th & preston.
city attorney john blair did some research on city holidays.
liberation & freedom day celebrates the emancipation of 14,000 local people.
“and being intentional about it,” wes adds.
galvin reads aloud from jefferson’s stature for religious freedom.
tanesha got up to leave, saying “you’re never gonna get it. that’s why you lost.”
“we cannot wait for people to dream up a different world.”
“whenever we have these difficult conversations,” we want to study it, make panels and commissions, and draw it out.
“we have to decide” if we want to do what’s right or if we want to do what makes the majority feel good.
“you don’t have support for that,” wes says.
and kathy is still whining to the city attorney about keeping a dead man’s birthday in the city code.
the background on this starts on page 93 of this document
she asks brian wheeler to pull up an image of “the dignity statue in south dakota.”
mayor walker suggests inviting native people to a special session & listening to them & deciding after that.
“it’s probably the worst statue of sacagawea in the country. if you do the research, you probably won’t find a more demeaning one.”
(background starts on page 116 of he packet charlottesville.org/home/showdocum… )
50% of rides end near UVA, which the staffer says is “not surprising.”
heather hill says there are rumors about them being thrown off buildings.
now a short powerpoint update about the participatory budgeting pilot.
(maybe if we’d spent less time debating whether or not to celebrate a slaver’s birthday it wouldn’t be so late!)