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February 04, 2016
The Albemarle Board of Supervisors has gone on record opposing pending legislation that county officials say would restrict their ability to get developers to pay for the impacts of new residential construction. “The impact of this bill if it’s left in its current condition will essentially eliminate the cash ...
February 03, 2016
The percentage of Albemarle County Bright Stars preschool graduates who meet or exceed grade-level expectations in reading drops 30 percentage points when the students reach fifth grade, a Wednesday report to the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors showed. A report by Ann McAndrew, Albemarle County Bright Stars coordinator, showed that ...
November 22, 2015
A key goal of the 2008 Pantops Master Plan was to find ways to make it safer to travel without using a vehicle, but some Albemarle County residents are not satisfied that enough has been done to support the rapidly developing growth area. “We need a pedestrian bridge to join ...
November 16, 2015
Supervisor Ann Mallek will host three town halls to meet with citizens to discuss any matters of interest. School Board members have been invited. Ann is especially interested in learning citizens’ priorities for the coming year, in operations as well as budget
October 29, 2015
In advance of Election Day on Nov. 3, Charlottesville Tomorrow will once again mail out in-depth nonpartisan voter guides, featuring exclusive one-on-one interviews with all 25 candidates for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, Charlottesville City Council and both local school boards. In the days before the election, we will also ...
October 12, 2015
Democrat Ann Mallek is a candidate for the White Hall seat on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Three of the six seats on board will be determined in the Nov. 3 election. Mallek is an incumbent running unopposed. Each candidate was interviewed by Charlottesville Tomorrow and asked 11 questions ...
October 08, 2015
On Thursday, two federally-mandated groups that make transportation decisions for Charlottesville and Staunton met for the first time. The leaders of the Central Shenandoah and the Thomas Jefferson Planning District commissions discussed ways to increase cooperation to help people who commute across Afton Mountain. “A lot of people travel over ...
October 02, 2015
Policymakers from throughout the region gathered Friday to discuss the ecological and economic possibilities of the Rivanna River, a waterway that both Albemarle and Charlottesville officials have called an underused community asset. “Welcome to a future where we work together to enhance the environment while strengthening the community around our ...
September 23, 2015
The Albemarle Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Wednesday to adjust the county’s growth area boundary to include just over 51 acres of new land. That is well short of the acreage preferred by the landowner, according to the county’s economic development director. “While I am grateful that we ...
September 03, 2015
The chairwoman of the Albemarle Board of Supervisors has asked county staff to better explain the reasons they are considering adjusting the growth area boundary to add land for either a brewery or some other industrial use that would become a job center. “We need to get a couple of ...
August 05, 2015
Albemarle County’s early childhood education forecast just became a little brighter. On Wednesday, the Board of Supervisors unanimously endorsed a plan drafted by the Charlottesville-Albemarle Early Education Task Force aimed at serving between 250 and 350 of the area’s most at-risk 4-year-olds who currently receive no preschool. The ...
July 16, 2015
An Albemarle planning commissioner wants to make sure the ongoing consideration of a growth area expansion at U.S. 29 and Interstate 64 does not reopen talk of a 182-acre business park at Crozet. “I have concerns that this will open up something that we don’t want opened up ...
July 12, 2015
The formula Albemarle County uses to allocate new revenue between local government and the school division was the subject of a staff presentation at a recent School Board meeting. At the heart of the conversation — held in preparation of a joint School Board and Board of Supervisors meeting to occur ...
May 05, 2015
The man who represents the Scottsville District on the Albemarle County Planning Commission has announced his formal bid for a seat on the county’s Board of Supervisors. “We will undertake together, in the coming months and years, [building] on the strong foundation of effective representation and budget-conscious leadership [provided ...
May 01, 2015
Next year, there will be at least two new members of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Democrat Jane Dittmar announced Thursday she will not seek re-election. “I will finish my work as the Scottsville District’s supervisor on Dec. 31,” Dittmar said. Earlier this year, Republican Supervisor Kenneth ...
April 04, 2015
Most of the two dozen people who spoke at this week’s Albemarle County budget hearing expressed support of increased government funding. Several speakers specifically called for additional funds to improve Red Hill Elementary School in southern Albemarle. “For a community school that has served children in Albemarle since before ...
March 28, 2015
As former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a personal email account has recently come under scrutiny, Charlottesville Tomorrow has evaluated the email practices of Charlottesville’s City Council and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Two of the 11 elected officials on these bodies advertise personal ...
March 16, 2015
As a developer crafts a plan for a mixed-use complex at the former Woolen Mills factory in Albemarle, the county Board of Supervisors has indicated it will allow more homes than designated in the Comprehensive Plan. “I feel very positive about the cooperative progress that we have made,” developer Brian ...
March 04, 2015
The Albemarle Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to advertise a real estate tax rate of 82.4 cents per $100 of assessed property value, a 2.5-cent increase over the county’s current rate and a cent and a half higher than the rate that had been recommended by the ...
February 27, 2015
With the Albemarle School Board’s 2016 funding request in hand, the Albemarle Board of Supervisors heard from school division leaders Thursday about their rationale for the spending plan. “This funding request is a needs-based request, and it is driven by our strategic plan with the goal of keeping up ...
February 25, 2015
With the new Crozet Library as a background, Earlysville Democrat Ann H. Mallek announced Tuesday that she will seek a third term on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. “I truly enjoy the citizen interactions, the challenging issues and working to find the middle to achieve small steps of progress ...
February 24, 2015
Albemarle County Supervisor Ann Mallek will announce her candidacy for Supervisor representing the White Hall district.
February 10, 2015
Move would result in area’s largest pathway system A regional transportation body has signaled early support for a Habitat for Humanity plan that would connect the future Biscuit Run State Park to Albemarle’s southern urban area with a network of bike and pedestrian trails. Habitat has suggested that ...
February 05, 2015
Citizens will be able to watch Albemarle’s elected officials in action without attending a meeting now that the Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to stream video of their proceedings over the Internet. The decision to invest in equipment for the service overturned a previous vote against the initiative ...
January 27, 2015
A group opposed to a grade-separated interchange at Rio Road and U.S. 29 held a design workshop with a prominent urban designer Monday to try to come up with alternatives. Smart29 has been waging a campaign to fight the interchange, which is one of several projects approved by local ...
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