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February 12, 2018
The new extension of Hillsdale Drive has been open for a couple of months, but some in the community continue to call for a traffic light to replace an existing two-way stop sign at one of the road’s key intersections. “We and a majority who live, work and play ...
February 07, 2018
As Albemarle County’s population continues to grow, so too has a demand for the county to provide more parks and recreational services. “The public very much values the parks and recreation system,” said Mike Svetz of PROS Consulting, a firm the county hired to conduct a needs assessment for ...
November 01, 2017
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has asked officials with the Senior Center to guarantee that their new facility on Belvedere Boulevard will remain a nonprofit that supports the community’s aging population before it agrees to begin the release of a $2 million capital contribution. “There is an obligation ...
November 24, 2016
The Albemarle County Planning Commission has been briefed on the latest version of the county’s capital improvement program budget. “It’s a combination of our five-year plan, which is balanced to revenues, and then another five-year look, which is what we call our capital needs assessment,” said Trevor Henry ...
October 20, 2016
The leadership team of the Senior Center appeared before the Charlottesville City Council this week to argue the benefits of public investment in the organization’s proposed new facility. “The Center at Belvedere will triple our capacity to meet the needs of an aging population,” said Peter Thompson, executive director ...
March 14, 2016
An organization that offers services and programs to the aging community has asked the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors to find room in future budgets to help pay for construction of a new facility. “The aging of our population is the No. 1 demographic issue our country and our commonwealth ...
February 13, 2016
As the Charlottesville area’s population grows, the head of one nonprofit organization wants to make sure there is enough space to provide recreational and educational opportunities for the growing number of people over the age of 50. “We’re constantly turning people, programs and partnership opportunities away,” said Peter ...