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<REF>{{cite web|title=Albemarle farmers share concerns at stream buffers meeting|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/28284-farmers-share-concerns-at-stream-buffers-meeting/|accessdate=18 June 2017}}</Ref>
 
<REF>{{cite web|title=Albemarle farmers share concerns at stream buffers meeting|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/28284-farmers-share-concerns-at-stream-buffers-meeting/|accessdate=18 June 2017}}</Ref>
  
He also raised concerns in regard to how water protection regulations address changes from one land use to another, “Certainly, there are some problems and gaps in the guidance provided to localities in terms of how regulation should occur as properties transition through these different land uses. Particularly, the change from forestry [use] to pasture to residential is not very clear”. <REF>{{cite web|title=West Virginia governor’s company fails to pay property taxes in Albemarle, faces questions over land use|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/28119-wv-governors-company-fails-to-pay-property-taxes/|accessdate=29 June 2017}}</Ref>
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He also raised concerns in regard to how water protection regulations address changes from one land use to another, “Certainly, there are some problems and gaps in the guidance provided to localities in terms of how regulation should occur as properties transition through these different land uses. Particularly, the change from forestry [use] to pasture to residential is not very clear”. <REF>{{cite web|title=West Virginia governor’s company fails to pay property taxes in Albemarle, faces questions over land use|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/28119-wv-governors-company-fails-to-pay-property-taxes/|accessdate=18 August 2017}}</Ref>
  
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In 2010 as part of the Albemarle County natural Heritage Committee's annual report he brought Paw Paw pie for Board of Supervisors to help educate the public about the importance of biodiversity <REF>{{cite web|title=Natural Heritage chair delivers annual report, pawpaw pie|url=http://cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/6600-natural-heritage-report/|accessdate=18 August 2017}}</Ref>
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Mr. Murray has been involved for many years in local environmental and community planning initiatives, including the [[Charlottesville Citizens Committee on Environmental Sustainability]], [[Albemarle County Natural Heritage Committee]], [[Biscuit Run State Park]] Master Plan Advisory Committee, and was one of the founders of Charlottesville Earth Week. Mr. Murray is also active on the [[Thomas Jefferson Water Resources Protection Foundation Board]] and the [[Virginia Noxious Weeds Advisory Committee]]. He presently represents the TJSWCD on the [[Rivanna River Basin Commission]]. He lives in [[Albemarle County]] with his wife and children. <ref>{{cite web|title=Board of Directors Bios|url=https://www.tjswcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/All-Board-of-Directors-Bios_FOR-WEBSITE_Updated-7.16.18-.pdf|author=|work=Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conservation District|publisher=Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conservation District|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=June 18, 2019|first=|archive-url=|archive-date=|dead-url=}}</ref>
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Murray has declared he will seek election to another term in 2019. <ref name="2019overview">{{cite-progress|title=Voters to decide on an abundance of local, state elections in 2019|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/voters-to-decide-on-an-abundance-of-local-state-elections/article_67bb870e-0633-11e9-aa17-07d2b9e7d1c3.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=December 22, 2019|publishdate=December 22, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
 
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==[[2015 election]] for Soil and Water Director, Thomas Jefferson District==
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He was reelected in 2015 during an uncontested election for one of the two seats by 12,305 votes. <REF> {{cite web|title=2015 November General|url=http://results.elections.virginia.gov/vaelections/2015%20November%20General/Site/Locality/ALBEMARLE%20COUNTY/Soil%20and%20Water%20Conservation%20Director%20Thomas%20Jefferson%20District%20(ALBEMARLE%20COUNTY).html/|accessdate=18 August 2017}}</Ref>
  
  
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Latest revision as of 19:13, 18 June 2019

Lonnie Murray is an elected official representing Albemarle County on the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District. He has also serves on the Natural Heritage Committee and the Rivanna River Basin Commission. [1]

He has advocated for closing loopholes in the Albemarle County's water protection ordinance. [2]

He also raised concerns in regard to how water protection regulations address changes from one land use to another, “Certainly, there are some problems and gaps in the guidance provided to localities in terms of how regulation should occur as properties transition through these different land uses. Particularly, the change from forestry [use] to pasture to residential is not very clear”. [3]

In 2010 as part of the Albemarle County natural Heritage Committee's annual report he brought Paw Paw pie for Board of Supervisors to help educate the public about the importance of biodiversity [4]

Mr. Murray has been involved for many years in local environmental and community planning initiatives, including the Charlottesville Citizens Committee on Environmental Sustainability, Albemarle County Natural Heritage Committee, Biscuit Run State Park Master Plan Advisory Committee, and was one of the founders of Charlottesville Earth Week. Mr. Murray is also active on the Thomas Jefferson Water Resources Protection Foundation Board and the Virginia Noxious Weeds Advisory Committee. He presently represents the TJSWCD on the Rivanna River Basin Commission. He lives in Albemarle County with his wife and children. [5]


Murray has declared he will seek election to another term in 2019. [6]

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2019 election

2015 election for Soil and Water Director, Thomas Jefferson District

He was reelected in 2015 during an uncontested election for one of the two seats by 12,305 votes. [7]


2011 election for Soil and Water Director, Thomas Jefferson District

Candidates Votes %
Lonnie M. Murray 9,118 36.98
Steven G. Meeks 8,734 35.42
David B. Norford 6,718 27.24
Write-In 84 0.34
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections.[8]

References

  1. Web. 2017 Rivanna River Basin Commission, retrieved 29 June 2017.
  2. Web. Albemarle farmers share concerns at stream buffers meeting, retrieved 18 June 2017.
  3. Web. West Virginia governor’s company fails to pay property taxes in Albemarle, faces questions over land use, retrieved 18 August 2017.
  4. Web. Natural Heritage chair delivers annual report, pawpaw pie, retrieved 18 August 2017.
  5. Web. Board of Directors Bios, Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conservation District, Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conservation District, retrieved June 18, 2019.
  6. Web. Voters to decide on an abundance of local, state elections in 2019, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, December 22, 2019, retrieved January 14, 2019.
  7. Web. 2015 November General, retrieved 18 August 2017.
  8. Web. November 2011 General Election Official Results, Virginia State Board of Elections, retrieved 21 Jan 2012.

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