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County sewer authority considering special rate district for new pump station

By Sean Tubbs & Tarpley Ashworth Charlottesville Tomorrow Sunday, September 27, 2009 The Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA) is considering a special rate district so that new development will help pay for a $11.3 million sewer pump station to be located in the county’s northern growth areas. The North Fork Regional Pump Station will replace […]

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RWSA’s Tom Frederick updates Albemarle County Board on water supply plan

One day after the Board of Supervisors participated in a joint meeting with the City Council  to discuss the water supply plan, they received a more detailed briefing from the leaders of the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA) and the Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA). Podcast produced by Charlottesville Tomorrow * Player by Odeo […]

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Top-10 Growth & Development Stories of 2008

In my weekly appearance today on WINA AM 1070 on the Charlottesville Right Now program, host Coy Barefoot and I will count down Charlottesville Tomorrow’s top-10 growth and development stories of 2008 . This is the third year we have counted down the top-10 growth and development stories in Charlottesville-Albemarle.  This wouldn’t be possible without […]

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Supervisors updated on sewer capacity for Albemarle Place and North Pointe

FILE PHOTO: Gary Fern, Executive Director, Albemarle County Service Authority At their meeting October 1, 2008, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors heard a quarterly update from Gary Fern , Executive Director of the Albemarle County Service Authority which is the utility for public water and sewer in the County’s urban areas.  Fern reported on […]

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Water pipelines may follow routes of old and new roadway proposals; New sewer pump station also in the works

The two men in charge of the authorities that deliver water and sewer services to the urbanized section of Albemarle County gave a brief update to the Board of Supervisors on July 2, 2008. Gary Fern, the Executive Director of the Albemarle County Service Authority, began his presentation by wishing the Board a happy New […]

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Board will receive update on cash proffers

Albemarle County received $819,300 in new proffers in the first three months of this calendar year, and spent $814,000 from various proffers collected in the past several years. The information was released as part of the County’s 3rd Quarter Proffer report, which also states the County has the potential to receive up to $56.7 million […]

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Army base expansion requires new sewer capacity; Report also recommends widening Route 29

The US Army has determined that an in-depth Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not required for the expansion of the Rivanna Station Military Base on Route 29 north of Charlottesville.  However, the draft Environmental Assessment released by Fort Belvoir last month does shed new light on the Army’s plans for the current home of the […]

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Sewer capacity stalls North Pointe development

The first site plan which would launch the residential construction of the North Pointe development has been denied by Albemarle County, in part, because of inadequate sewer capacity.  Developer Richard Spurzem’s 188 home proposal was denied by County staff on November 26, 2007.  Officials with the Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA) indicate that, until new […]