Archive for “school board”

School Board Update from Glen Sturtevant

Here is the first School Board Update from newly elected 1st District rep Glen Sturtevant. Note the School Board meeting tonight, January 7, and that Glen will be sharing the superintendent’s draft budget on February 2nd at a 1st District Budget Town Hall Meeting. Dear Friends & Neighbors, I’m excited to get to work as […]

Questions for the School Board candidates?

This November, 1st District voters will have a choice at the polls between Trent Park and Glen Sturtevant for School Board representative. What’s important to you in a school board rep? Do you have any questions for the two candidates to help you in making your decision? Post them here, or email me (Alison – […]

1st District School Board Candidate Glen Sturtevant

Near West End-er Glen Sturtevant has filed to run for the 1st District City of Richmond School Board seat in November. Sturtevant is an attorney with Hunton & Williams, and has served as Vice-Chair of the Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation. He resides in the Near West End with his wife, Lori, and young son, […]

1st District School Board Candidate Trent Park

(From candidate’s Facebook page) While he hasn’t officially filed yet, Near West End resident Trent Park has launched a campaign for the 1st District Richmond City School Board seat that representative Kim Bridges will be vacating in November. Park currently serves on the RPS Rezoning Committee, and is employed by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership. […]

Mayor and City Council Talks “Civil and Kept Short”

According to an article on, yesterday’s first public meeting between Mayor Wilder and City Counsel went “relatively smooth and kept short.” Councilwoman Ellen Robertson (6th) was the only one to directly bring up the failed school system eviction, saying she had heard concerns about budget amendments and appropriating funds regarding the cost of moving […]

Mayor & School Board Meet at 4pm Today; Open to the Public

Mayor Wilder and the Richmond City Council will meet today to discuss the recent battle over the school board and the mayor’s attempt to evict them from City Hall. The public is encouraged to attend today’s meeting and time will be allotted for the council to respond to questions from citizens. That meeting begins at […]