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February 09, 2017
The first four Albemarle County Public Schools projects to be paid for using a $35 million bond referendum will begin to go to bid next month, and construction will begin this summer, schools staff told the Albemarle County School Board on Thursday night. Staff members also warned the board that ...
September 06, 2016
UPDATE: Traffic study will occur Albemarle County Public Schools officials showed for the first time on Tuesday preliminary images of a proposed 16-classroom addition to Woodbrook Elementary at a community meeting at the school. The addition is projected to eventually take Woodbrook from roughly 320 students to 530. Division staff ...
August 03, 2016
In the months leading up to the November general election, Albemarle County expects to spend $42,000 on educational mailers, fact sheets, advertisements and legal notices about the general obligation bond referendum approved last month. The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors voted, 5-1, Wednesday to approve county staff’s plan ...
July 06, 2016
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday voted, 4-2, to approve a resolution requesting that the circuit court authorize a special election in November for a bond referendum. The $35 million bond referendum would fund Albemarle County school improvements across the division. In a separate vote, the board added ...
June 01, 2016
A potential November bond referendum to fund Albemarle County school projects shrank by $500,000 Wednesday after the Board of Supervisors voted instead to pay for high school capacity planning with cash. The board voted, 5-0, to dedicate $100,000 in its Capital Improvement Program to high school planning in ...
May 24, 2016
A county schools' plan to ask for $500,000 for capacity planning at Albemarle High School as part of a proposed $35.5 million November bond referendum met resistance Tuesday night. After a brief public hearing, the Albemarle County Planning Commission reached consensus in favor of the brick-and-mortar items on ...
May 11, 2016
A Wednesday meeting of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors revealed a sharp rift between two of the six supervisors and their colleagues over a proposed addition to Woodbrook Elementary School. During discussion of specific projects on a $35.5 million list for a potential November bond referendum, supervisors Brad ...
May 02, 2016
When our government class began our Citizen Action Project, our entire group was unaware of the issue of overcrowding in Albemarle County Public Schools. On Feb. 29, we sat in on an Albemarle County School Board meeting in hopes of finding a relevant issue to focus on for our public ...
April 28, 2016
The Albemarle School Board on Thursday voted 6-0 to approve a letter to the county Board of Supervisors outlining $35.5 million in projects slated for a potential November bond referendum. Board member Jason Buyaki did not attend the meeting. The list of projects includes a $15 million addition to ...