Now officials must work with Cultivate Charlottesville to make it happen.
If councilors OK the project, Cultivate Charlottesville will build a 10,000 square foot garden near the baseball diamond that will offer produce free to anyone.
The owners promised renovations would begin more than a year ago. They didn’t, and then the company stopped answering questions.
Community members can comment on it during a Sept. 14 Planning Commission meeting.
In the coming months, Council will hold a public hearing and vote
This is the final step before the controversial new ordinance, which massively increases allowable housing density, goes before City Council.
Any community members who have opinions about this development are invited to make comments at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
But poor air quality could be a recurring problem for the rest of the summer, depending on Canadian wildfires and weather patterns.
Judge called posthumous rape indictment a “mockery of the judicial system. Not as an instrument of justice, but as cause to lynch a man simply because he was Black.”
John Henry James was seized by an unmasked white mob en route to the courthouse and violently killed. After his death, the court indicted him anyway.