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Woodbrook residents highlight traffic concerns at community forum

UPDATE: Traffic study will occur Albemarle County Public Schools officials showed for the first time on Tuesday preliminary images of a proposed 16-classroom addition to Woodbrook Elementary at a community meeting at the school. The addition is projected to eventually take Woodbrook from roughly 320 students to 530. Division staff presented the images at a […]

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County to spend $42,000 to advertise bond referendum

In the months leading up to the November general election, Albemarle County expects to spend $42,000 on educational mailers, fact sheets, advertisements and legal notices about the general obligation bond referendum approved last month. The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors voted, 5-1, Wednesday to approve county staff’s plan to educate voters on the referendum — […]

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High school capacity planning removed from bond referendum; projects added to CIP

A potential November bond referendum to fund Albemarle County school projects shrank by $500,000 Wednesday after the Board of Supervisors voted instead to pay for high school capacity planning with cash. The board voted, 5-0, to dedicate $100,000 in its Capital Improvement Program to high school planning in fiscal year 2017-18, and $400,000 in FY2018-19. […]

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County supervisors divided over bond referendum

A Wednesday meeting of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors revealed a sharp rift between two of the six supervisors and their colleagues over a proposed addition to Woodbrook Elementary School. During discussion of specific projects on a $35.5 million list for a potential November bond referendum, supervisors Brad Sheffield and Rick Randolph took exception […]

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School Board finalizes bond referendum wish list

The Albemarle School Board on Thursday voted 6-0 to approve a letter to the county Board of Supervisors outlining $35.5 million in projects slated for a potential November bond referendum. Board member Jason Buyaki did not attend the meeting. The list of projects includes a $15 million addition to Woodbrook Elementary and $500,000 to study […]