Latest on Bay Oaks: town hall meetings

Sunday’s Virginian-Pilot contained an update on the property in East Ocean View known as Bay Oaks. As I mentioned in an earlier post, the city was to take up during its retreat what to do with the 21 acres of vacant land. Well, it seems that council plans to hold a couple of town hall … Continue reading Latest on Bay Oaks: town hall meetings

NORFOLK ALERT: Proposed charter changes

City Council will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, November 17, at 2:30pm. The council agenda is here. Included on the agenda is a public hearing on charter changes, which have to be approved by the General Assembly. You can read the proposed changes in this pdf. Of particular concern to me is the change in sections 32 … Continue reading NORFOLK ALERT: Proposed charter changes

Norfolk forums on open space

The City of Norfolk is holding two public forums on what should be done with the open space formerly known as Bay Oaks Park. Sunday’s edition of the Compass (not available online) has a full page ad announcing the two meetings, which are as follows: Saturday, December 8, 9-11am, Lafayette Winona Middle School (1701 Alsace … Continue reading Norfolk forums on open space

Quick report: Willoughby Spit Fish Fry

I stopped by the Willoughby Spit Civic League Fish Fry Wednesday evening, where Barbara Saunders, former (and future?) candidate for City Council in Ward 1, is the new civic league president. Also there was 6th Senate District incumbent Nick Rerras and 87th House District challenger Hank Giffin. While I didn’t have a chance to talk … Continue reading Quick report: Willoughby Spit Fish Fry