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April 02, 2018
Perhaps the third time will be the charm. The Charlottesville-UVa-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center’s management board is starting its third search for a center director and now will bring much of the process in house rather than relying as much on consultants. “We’re at the conclusion of our ...
March 08, 2018
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday endorsed a framework for future uses of the former Yancey Elementary School building. The framework expresses a hybrid approach to what the country usually does with its facilities. “The categories that we have developed for user types are those that are public ...
June 14, 2017
As Albemarle ponders whether to move its judicial and administrative functions outside of Charlottesville’s borders, the county has hired a real estate and development firm to advise the Board of Supervisors on how a deal could be struck with the private sector. “Our goal here is to provide you ...
April 01, 2017
With the help of a consulting firm, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has started the search for a new county executive. Former County Executive Tom Foley announced in early December that he was leaving Albemarle to be Stafford County’s administrator. His last day was Feb. 1. Doug Walker ...
December 07, 2016
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will consider special tax areas called service districts to help pay for long-awaited infrastructure projects such as Eastern Avenue in Crozet. “Service districts are geographic areas established by the Board of Supervisors, and that would be done by ordinance,” said Deputy County Executive Doug ...
October 05, 2016
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has unanimously passed a resolution backing the county’s collaboration with an area housing nonprofit as it redevelops Southwood Mobile Home Park. At the board’s meeting Wednesday, Supervisor Rick Randolph said the resolution marked an “exciting launch of a new era” for Southwood ...
February 04, 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 ...
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 ...
August 04, 2015
The United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area estimates that between 250 and 350 of the most at-risk 4-year-olds in Charlottesville and Albemarle County are not benefitting from early childhood education. In an attempt to address this, Assistant Albemarle County Executive Doug Walker plans to bring the matter before the Albemarle Board of ...
April 03, 2014
Albemarle County supervisors plan to hire a consultant to help the county determine how it will pay for additional stormwater management infrastructure required under more stringent state regulations. The county has two separate but related stormwater mandates from the state to address. One involves compliance with the Virginia Stormwater Management ...
November 24, 2013
Doug Walker, Assistant Executive for Community Services, Albemarle County Where were you born (and raised, if different)? I was born and raised in Henrico County. When and why did you move to the Charlottesville/Albemarle area? I accepted a job offer from Albemarle County in February, 2013 and started work ...