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May 09, 2018
The Albemarle County Planning Commission on Tuesday cleared the way for the county school division to open a high school student center in the Seminole Place industrial facility. In December, the Albemarle County School Board voted to pursue the phased construction of satellite centers to expand the county’s high ...
April 25, 2018
As more people choose to call Albemarle County and Charlottesville home, both localities are seeking ways to preserve existing open spaces and ensure that the growing number of urban residents have clean water and green space to enjoy. “Growth will be directed to the Development Areas and the County’s ...
April 22, 2018
The Albemarle County School Board this week will consider approving the lease of 42,200 square feet in the Seminole Place industrial facility for use as a high school student center, administrative offices and professional development space. Albemarle launched the High School 2022 initiative two years ago to generate ideas ...
April 17, 2018
The Charlottesville City Council has taken the first official step toward creating a nonprofit entity that could help increase the number of affordable housing units within city limits. “A land bank corporation is a transactional mechanism created within state law in order to acquire, manage, develop, sell or convey property ...
April 02, 2018
When Albemarle County Executive Jeffrey Richardson unveiled his first operating and capital budget in mid-February, the amount was $428.5 million. That amount has increased in part because officials in the county’s Office of Management and Budget staff altered the budget cycle this year by adding an additional step ...
April 02, 2018
When the Albemarle Board of Supervisors holds a public hearing April 10 on their revisions to County Executive Jeffrey Richardson’s proposed $428.5 million budget, citizens will be asked to weigh in on a $35.1 million project that will begin a transformation of the county’s approach to ...
March 19, 2018
Plans for a mural on Fourth Street Northeast to commemorate the memory and legacy of Heather Heyer are scheduled to go before the Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review on Tuesday. “While the proposed mural content will engage the tragic events of August 2017, this will not be an explicit memorial ...
March 19, 2018
The Charlottesville City Council’s review of the proposed $179.3 million budget for fiscal year 2019 continued last week with a work session on the capital improvement program.  The meeting is the second of several events planned on the city’s spending plan before adoption on April 10. The ...
March 19, 2018
The Charlottesville City Council is in the midst of a review of City Manager Maurice Jones' recommended $179.3 million operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2019. The first public hearing will be held at Council’s meeting tonight. Council held their first work session on the budget on ...
March 16, 2018
A local expert on youth violence believes mental health supports and relationships can do more to make schools safe than police officers or bulletproof windows.  Charlottesville City Schools hosted a community forum on school safety Thursday featuring guest speaker Dewey Cornell, a professor at the University of Virginia’s Curry ...
March 08, 2018
While drafting a new school charter to better prepare its students for the future, Murray High School has found inspiration in the school’s original planning documents from 30 years ago. Albemarle County’s public charter schools, Murray High and the Community Public Charter School, are designed to serve students ...
March 08, 2018
PLACE group debates role’s change to assistant city manager level A community engagement position approved by Charlottesville’s City Council last year has been elevated to an assistant city manager for design and development and will be advertised this spring. “This person has to have a steel skeleton and ...
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