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May 23, 2017
Albemarle is one step closer to allowing the construction of solar farms after the county’s Planning Commission endorsed a zoning text amendment at its meeting Tuesday. “The applicant in this case hopes to develop a photovoltaic energy generation facility in Albemarle County,” said Scott Clark, a senior planner for ...
May 16, 2017
A building on Water Street that housed the Clock Shop of Virginia is the latest downtown structure to be on the chopping block. The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review approved a demolition permit Tuesday for 201 W. Water St., a one-story structure that was built in 1950, according to city ...
May 12, 2017
The Albemarle County School Board will vote on whether to close B. F. Yancey Elementary School after holding a public hearing on May 25. Yancey was the only Albemarle County school denied accreditation by the state in 2016 after falling short of performance benchmarks for Standards of Learning assessments. The ...
May 11, 2017
For the second time in six weeks, the Charlottesville Planning Commission has been briefed on ways to use local government funding to help increase the number of affordable units in the city. The city’s Housing Advisory Committee has been working to prioritize a list of recommendations made in early ...
May 10, 2017
Leaders of the United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area briefed Albemarle County’s Board of Supervisors and School Board on the status of the area’s early childhood services at their joint meeting Wednesday.  Erika Viccellio, executive vice president of the United Way-TJA, presented findings from a 2016 fiscal map and report ...
May 05, 2017
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will be briefed next week on dozens of suggestions on how to use $1.4 million set aside for small infrastructure projects in the county’s urban area. “Part of the project is getting people together to talk about what matters most to them ...
May 02, 2017
The head of an appointed group that advises the Charlottesville City Council on urban design issues briefed officials Monday on the group’s continuing mission. “We seek to shape the environment that we live in for all the activities of our citizens and to create beautiful, functional, safe and inspiring ...
April 09, 2017
This story is part of our #CvilleCurious project. You ask the questions, you vote on the questions you're most curious about, and we answer. To ask your question, visit the CvilleCurious page. This question came from an anonymous reader. As the urban population of Albemarle County continues to increase ...
March 23, 2017
Plans for both the future Biscuit Run State Park and the redevelopment of the Southwood Mobile Home Park took a step forward Thursday as Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation celebrated a key land exchange. “There were a lot of things that ...
March 22, 2017
As city officials prepare for a six-month test of parking meters around the Downtown Mall, residents and business representatives had the chance Wednesday to ask questions and raise concerns about the plan. “We have employees and patrons that can’t afford to pay for parking,” said Krista Farrell, the assistant ...
March 21, 2017
As Charlottesville embarks on the latest update of its Comprehensive Plan, City Council wants to find new ways of getting more residents involved in a process to help shape future development. “We’re a fast-changing city and there is a lot of fear and concern about change and displacement particularly ...
March 16, 2017
The city of Charlottesville has yet to begin a small-area plan for Cherry Avenue, but one developer is seeking a rezoning to help turn the street into more than just a way to get to the University of Virginia Medical Center. “We think this area is calling out for small ...
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