Councilor Payne addresses his fellow councilors via videoconference.

Busted budget: Schools, housing initiatives among programs affected by coronavirus crash

  The City of Charlottesville was almost all the way through the always-laborious yearly budget process when the coronavirus crisis derailed its plans. City Council held an online meeting Monday night—its first meeting in a month—to discuss the city’s deeply uncertain finances. The most recent projections, delivered by City Manager Tarron Richardson, suggest $8.5 million […]