Council holding strategic planning retreat this weekend

For those who want to make sure they are able to consume every single meeting of the Charlottesville City Council, interim City Manager Michael C. Rogers has good news.

“Our strategic planning retreat will be this weekend and we’re looking forward to it,” Rogers said. “And the event will be livestreamed so we will have our citizens watching in as we contemplate the future of our great city.” 

The event will be held at the Hillsdale Conference Center on bus Route 7 beginning at 4 p.m. Friday and continuing Saturday morning. It’s likely you can watch that on the city’s video streaming page but the event is not listed as of publication time.

While this may seem like a boring event, the strategic plan itself is a key document used to guide the day-to-day activities of local government. In late January, the city announced the hiring of the Raftelis Group to oversee the overall creation of the plan.   

Before you go: The time to write and research of this article is covered by paid subscribers to Charlottesville Community Engagement. In fact, this particular installment comes from the May 17, 2023 edition of the program. To ensure this research can be sustained, please consider becoming a paid subscriber or contributing monthly through Patreon.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: