Tag: Council Member Chris Jones
Facing a DWI charge, city council member Chris Jones seeks ‘to move forward’
After finding him asleep at the wheel of his car late May 2, police arrested Harrisonburg City Council member Chris Jones and charged him with driving while intoxicated, according to court documents.
Vice Mayor Sal Romero ends term on city council and looks to the future
After four years on the city council, Vice Mayor Sal Romero stood up from behind the dais upon the adjournment of Tuesday’s meeting for the last time as a council member — at least for now.
Council gives final approval — and a defense — of its spending plan
The Harrisonburg City Council on Tuesday put a bow on its plan for spending more than $20 million in federal funds, while Vice Mayor Sal Romero wrapped up the last meeting of his four-year tenure.
City braces for higher construction costs, including public works building and potentially the new homeless shelter
Concerns about ballooning construction costs for the city’s homeless services center and low barrier shelter prompted the city council to hold off on finalizing a plan Tuesday for spending its $23.8 million in federal American Recovery Plan Act funds.
Overly rosy or ‘doom and gloom?’ Council candidates offer different views of Hburg, but find some agreement
Even as city council candidates painted different pictures of Harrisonburg, the five contenders on the Nov. 8 ballot found some common ground Wednesday when it came to the role of police, and specifically in supporting diversity among the ranks.
City Dems select Jones as special election nominee
In their second party caucus of the year, city Democrats chose Council Member Chris Jones as their nominee for the special election to replace Council Member George Hirschmann.
Jones, Saucedo and city Democrats prepare for July 16 special election caucus
Harrisonburg Democrats are preparing for their second caucus of the summer next weekend to select their nominee to fill out the last two years of a city council seat’s term.
Fleming and Robinson win Democratic council nominations, while Jones finishes third by one vote
Harrisonburg Democrats chose Dany Fleming and Monica Robinson as the party’s nominees for a pair of City Council seats in the November election, while the only sitting council member running for re-election, Chris Jones, finished third by a single vote.