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City Manager Candidates Announced

Post Date:03/05/2019 11:50 AM
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Brian Wheeler
Director of Communications
March 5, 2019

City Council Shares Background on City Manager Candidates

Three finalists for Charlottesville City Manager to be interviewed and to participate in open house with public

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Council will interview three candidates for the City's next City Manager on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The public is invited to observe each interview at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center and to meet the candidates afterwards during an open house opportunity.




Jefferson School African American Heritage Center
233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903


  • City Council Interviews (:35 minutes each) - 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. - The public is invited to observe in the Jefferson School Auditorium.
  • Meet and Greet for public with candidates - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Light refreshments will be available.


  • The City Council interviews will be live streamed on the City's Facebook page, on the City's website at and a link to the recorded video will be shared on the City's website and via social media.

City Council gave serious consideration to seven of the 37 applicants and interviewed four candidates on February 20, 2019. Three finalists have been invited back for a public process. In addition to the public interviews by Council and community Meet & Greet, finalists will also be meeting with staff and community panels during March 6-7. 

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