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April 12, 2016
Around a hundred people packed into a room at the Ix Art Park Monday for a progress report on the city’s Strategic Investment Area plan, a conceptual vision to direct future development south of Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. "We're going to build our neighborhood, alright?" said Pete Armetta ...
December 22, 2015
The Charlottesville City Council decided Monday to wait until January to vote on a rezoning for West Main Street that would lower the maximum heights of future buildings. The Planning Commission had recommended changes at its December meeting but the city received letters from two property owners last week that ...
November 09, 2015
The new director of Charlottesville’s Department of Neighborhood Development Services says he is ready to take on the many challenges he’s inherited as the public face of growth and development. “My role is to help facilitate meaningful planning, development and redevelopment efforts, and to build the pathway I ...
September 20, 2015
About 30 people gathered at CitySpace recently to offer their input into Streets That Work, a planning guide for Charlottesville’s road network. “This is something that’s going to lead into a number of different efforts that we have going on,” said Missy Creasy, the city’s assistant director ...
June 11, 2015
One independent and one Republican will face three Democrats in the general election race for three Charlottesville City Council seats. Independent Alvin Scott Bandy has filed the necessary paperwork to appear on the Nov. 3 ballot alongside Republican Anson Parker. Wes Bellamy, Kathy Galvin and Mike Signer were the three ...
May 29, 2015
The Charlottesville City Council candidates running in the June 9 Democratic primary all want to see the area’s youngest, and most-at-risk, students be successful. Recently, Wes Bellamy and Mike Signer—both City Council contenders—and Kathy Galvin—a current City Councilor seeking reelection—announced in press conferences their desire ...
May 19, 2015
Democratic City Council candidate Mike Signer on Monday laid out a six-point action plan for environmental goals he hopes to achieve if elected. “I have been an ardent environmentalist since I was in high school,” Signer said. “My first experience as a progressive activist was going to Al Gore’s ...
May 14, 2015
The five candidates seeking three Democratic nominations in the Charlottesville City Council race primarily tackled growth and development issues at a forum earlier this week. One particular new housing development received near universal contempt and disdain and the debate centered on whether it should now be viewed more as a ...
May 12, 2015
Democratic City Council candidate Lena Seville wants Charlottesville officials to take the health of the environment into consideration every time they make a decision. “Often, you see environmental concerns as a stand-alone item or as an afterthought, and I want to have it as part of the decision-making process from ...
April 29, 2015
When The Flats at West Village apartment complex was completed last August, criticism soon emerged about the finished product. “The Flats is viewed by many in this community as being out of step with the character of Charlottesville,” said City Councilor Kathy Galvin, an architect who is seeking re-election to ...
April 26, 2015
The five Democrats seeking their party’s three nominations for Charlottesville City Council had an opportunity to differentiate themselves at the first candidate forum of 2015. “The central question of this forum is how City Council candidates will improve the health of the African-American community,” said M. Rick Turner, the ...
April 23, 2015
The Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP will hold a forum for the five Democratic candidates for Charlottesville’s City Council. They will be asked to share their ideas to improve the health of the city’s African-American community. The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center and the Public Housing Association of Residents are ...
March 29, 2015
Five candidates will be on the June 9 Democratic primary ballot for Charlottesville City Council, the deadline to file for that election having passed. Voters can select as many as three candidates in the race, and the top three vote-getters will be on the Nov. 3 general election ballot. Challengers ...
March 01, 2015
Belmont resident Lena Seville has officially launched her campaign for the Democratic nomination for Charlottesville City Council. Seville, 46, said many people care about the Charlottesville community and want to make sure it lives up to its potential — and that she is one of those people. “I’ve done my ...
February 16, 2015
Albemarle High School teacher Wes Bellamy has officially launched his campaign for Charlottesville City Council. This is Bellamy’s second attempt to secure the nomination of the Democratic Party. “One city, one community, one Charlottesville,” Bellamy repeated during his announcement Sunday night at C’ville Coffee. “I want to bring ...
January 23, 2015
The race for three seats on the Charlottesville City Council has officially begun now that two people have filed candidacy papers with the city registrar’s office. Educator Wes Bellamy is making his second run for the Democratic nomination while Belmont resident Lena Seville is exploring a possible run. The ...
December 18, 2014
The Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization began wrestling with an important question Wednesday: How to use nearly $100 million of unallocated transportation funding expected through the year 2040? For many years, the MPO has complained it was on the short end of state transportation investments. With the demise of the Western ...
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