17 Marshall says he did not try to talk Jones out of terminating him
17 Jones says confidentiality agreement with councilors is confidential
16 Times-Dispatch plugs Shockoe ballpark in Marshall resignation editorial
16 Graziano, Mosby, Samuels, Robertson sign Marshall resignation confidentiality agreement
16 City hires outside counsel for Marshall resignation
16 Only 11 of 41 city schools fully accredited; 3 other schools “to be determined”
15 Councilors must sign confidentiality agreement to learn Marshall resignation details
15 Dalal’s ex-employee falsified doctor’s notes
15 Jones announces Marshall resignation
14 Rumours of “big news out of City Hall tomorrow” surface
14 Jones tells Marshall he is terminated
13 Marshall failed to notify council of property offers
13 Flying Squirrels plan upgrades for the Diamond
12 Marshall hires former political candidate
12 Judkins files more lawsuit documents
11 Rebkee claims Boulevard ballpark worth millions more than Shockoe site
09 Jones and School Board in funding standoff
09 GRTC wins $24.9m grant for bus rapid transit system
08 Baliles, Robertson, Samules introduce 3 stadium-related measures
08 White withdraws Pear Street condo project
08 Richmond’s road world cycling championships to air on NBC networks
04 Urban Design Committee recommends denial for planned Carytown gateway sign
04 Newbille won’t support Pear Street condo project in current form
02 Trammell pulls proposal for Diamond referendum
02 Jones’ “only 11%” comment on schools sparks outrage
02 Jones appoints working group to review school financing options
01 Hilbert, Samuels dislike Union Seminary phased development plan
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It’s unlikely that the interrogatory filing, a standard method of acquiring information in the discovery phase of a legal case, is the direct cause of Marshall’s abrupt departure. But the document makes clear that the defamation suit against the auditor could bring more unflattering information to light about the Marshall-Judkins matter. Link
City officials already went to unusual lengths to keep quiet the circumstances surrounding Marshall’s resignation, requiring City Council members to visit an outside employment law attorney to sign a confidentiality agreement before they could be briefed on the situation.
Now the mayor’s office says that the confidentiality agreement itself is confidential. Link
Council members Reva Trammell, Jon Baliles, Parker Agelasto and Chris Hilbert all refused to sign the non-disclosure agreement.
In addition to Graziano and Mosby, Charles Samuels, and Ellen Robertson all signed it.
The one remaining council member, Cynthia Newbille, didn’t return calls or emails so it remains unclear if she signed or not. Link
Members of the Richmond City Council are being asked to sign a confidentiality agreement before being briefed on the abrupt departure of Chief Administrative Officer Byron C. Marshall, according to several city sources. Link
The list of unsolicited offers spans July 25, 2012, to July 25 of this year. Over that period, the city received 14 unsolicited offers on five properties. Notification letters were sent to the council for just two of the offers, according to the document. Link
The hiring took place just as the Dance-McQuinn fight was heating up ahead of the Aug. 9 firehouse primary.
Three days after Thompson’s start date, the McQuinn campaign circulated a list of 85 endorsements that included Thompson and most of the Richmond City Council and School Board. Link