During Wednesday evening’s Albemarle County Board of Supervisors meeting, board members unanimously opted to table the vote to adopt a new housing policy. The supervisors were expected to take a vote that evening but instead deferred a decision to its next meeting on July 7.
Note: If you’re new to the conversation about the Comprehensive Plan update and the draft Future Land Use Map, catch up here before reading this story. Remember the game of telephone we played as kids? Someone would whisper in the ear of the person to their right, “Jane walked the dog to the store.” That […]
Weeks after a six-day dual elevator outage at Midway Manor has been partly solved (for now), residents still grow increasingly concerned for their immediate safety and long-term security.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cultivate Charlottesville redirected its efforts from creating equitable food systems to providing emergency food relief. But the collective is re-focused on food justice and equity, systemic changes that will take time, effort, and lots of community buy-in.
Note: If you have not yet, it would help for you to read “A Cville Plans Together explainer” before reading this story. (Or perhaps you need a refresher.) Charlottesville’s Comprehensive Plan review process is a lengthy, complex and nuanced one, and currently, the city is working on a draft of the future land use map, […]
The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission’s Comprehensive Regional Housing Study and Needs Assessment, published in April 2019, showed Albemarle County that its housing plan needed an update, one that couldn’t quite wait for a new Comprehensive Plan.
As the city revises its Comprehensive Plan residents are wondering what a new future land use plan and zoning code could mean for the equity and affordability of housing, the density and character of their neighborhoods, and more. Here’s a look at where the city is in the complex process.
Thursday afternoon, the University of Virginia announced vaccination guidelines for students, UVA and UVA Health faculty and staff, as well as additional public health measures to continue to mitigate spread of COVID-19. The new guidelines state that all students returning to UVA Grounds for the 2021-2022 academic year must be vaccinated against COVID-19, starting July […]
Both elevators in the four-story Midway Manor building have been out of service since last Wednesday. Building residents, who are mostly seniors and folks with disabilities, have had to resort to drastic measures to get their medications, their mail, food, and more while they wait for repairs.