Posted inUncategorized

City panel wraps up Comprehensive Plan workshops

The Charlottesville Planning Commission has concluded a third phase of community meetings intended to shape the city’s key visioning document. “Every five years it is a mandate that we update the Comprehensive Plan,” said Lisa Green, chairwoman of the commission. The Comprehensive Plan was last updated in 2013 after a process in which the city […]

Posted inUncategorized

MPO endorses area transportation projects

The body of elected officials that makes transportation-related decisions in the region has endorsed several projects for the next round of funding from the Virginia Department of Transportation. “The initial [deadline] to apply is June 1 and the details for a lot of these projects will be ironed out prior to the application deadline of […]

Posted inUncategorized

Scottsville new town manager talks economic development

The new administrator of Albemarle’s only town has briefed the county’s economic development authority on the potential that Scottsville has to offer to the greater community’s future. “We are 1.5 square miles on the southern edge of Albemarle County on the James River with a population of about 600 and growing slightly,” said Matt Lawless […]

Posted inUncategorized

Pantops plans raise concerns

As Albemarle County updates the Pantops Master Plan, the group charged with overseeing that work was briefed Monday on new homes that have been proposed for the growth area. “We have two new developments moving in that are in the process of going through approvals through the county,” said Cal Morris, chairman of the Pantops […]