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City schools to push improvements to Walker, Buford for CIP funds

Charlottesville City Schools will push a package of capital improvement program projects focused on classroom modernization, corridor improvements and daylighting, beginning with work at Buford Middle School and Walker Upper Elementary School. The city School Board voted, 7-0, Thursday night to work on a package of capital improvement projects to take before city staff in […]

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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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City schools form committee to develop capital projects

The Charlottesville school division is forming a committee to begin reviewing possible capital improvement projects earlier in the budget process. The Facilities Improvement Planning Committee will be tasked with developing and prioritizing a list of CIP projects for the division, according to School Board documents. The committee would be asked to focus on projects designed […]

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City adds $200K for CHS track, but project still short

Charlottesville City Council last week added $200,000 to the city’s proposed capital improvement plan for the Charlottesville High School track and field house. The money is less than a third of what the division had originally requested for the projects, but it should be enough to complete construction documents and permitting, said Mike Mollica, city […]