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Two newcomers to join Planning Commission

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has appointed Keswick resident Linda Porterfield to the Scottsville District seat that had been held by William “Pete” Craddock. Crozet resident Tom Loach was appointed to represent the White Hall District filling the vacancy left by Duane Zobrist (White Hall).  Both Cal Morris (Rivanna) and Marcia Joseph (At-Large) were […]

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Council grants conditional easement to VDOT for Meadowcreek Parkway construction

The Charlottesville City Council has voted unanimously to grant a temporary construction easement to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for construction of the Meadowcreek Parkway. However, the resolution passed with several conditions attached. The easement will only be handed over to VDOT upon final acquisition of 49.1 acres of parkland to replace that which […]

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City-County Planning Commissions discuss transportation and University issues

The Charlottesville and Albemarle County Planning Commissions were briefed on transit and trail improvements at a joint meeting on September 25, 2007. Also present were top planners from the University of Virginia. Podcast produced by Charlottesville Tomorrow * Player by Odeo Listen using player above or download the podcast: Download 20070925-JointPlanningCommissions.mp3 Harrison Rue, Executive Director […]

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Homes vs. businesses: Shrinking supply of light industrial land concerns Supervisors

When the Board of Supervisors held a work session on the proposed Willow Glen subdivision near the Charlottesville Airport, two basic themes emerged. First, does the county have enough land designated as Light Industrial Service? And second, does the developer’s proposed proffer to include moderately priced housing fit into the County’s evolving proffer policy? Podcast […]