Albemarle County & the City of Charlottesville

The staff in PEC’s Charlottesville office works with citizens to solve the many land use and conservation challenges facing the Charlottesville and Albemarle area.

Week Ahead for December 6, 2021: Council takes up affordable housing governance reform, statue disposition

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December is not a normal month, with meetings showing up in unusual places to accommodate the holiday slowdown. This week and next will be the last with significant business before local and regional governments. After that, there will be a ...
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Your Support is Doubled for Giving Tuesday

Your Support is Doubled for Giving Tuesday

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Giving Tuesday is a global movement dedicated to giving back to organizations and causes you care about. Today on November 30, your donation will go twice as far thanks to the generosity of a longtime supporter who is offering a ...
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Week Ahead for November 29, 2021: Albemarle to consider stream health, addressing blighted properties

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And thus begins the end of the year, with a strange month ahead of us. With the election a month in the past and the seating of new elected officials weeks away, there’s a sense that 2021 has grown a ...
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Week Ahead for November 22, 2021: A slowdown for Thanksgiving, but Albemarle and Charlottesville both take up next year’s capital budget this week

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The first major holiday of the season is upon us and this week is quite quiet accordingly. Still, there is business that will be conducted and this newsletter is a good source to know what is on the agendas of ...
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Week Ahead for November 15, 2021: Council to hold public hearing for Comprehensive Plan; Albemarle Supervisors to review 328-unit Rio Point project

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There are only a few more complete weeks left in 2021, and this will be one of the busiest. While the biggest item is City Council’s public hearing on the Charlottesville Comprehensive Plan, there’s a lot crammed into the next ...
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photo contest finalists 2021

2021 Photo Contest

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we need your help to select the winners! Voting is easy — first, check out all the photos in the slideshow! Then, use the form to select your favorite finalist from each of our categories: Beautiful Landscapes, Native Plants and ...
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Week Ahead for November 8, 2021: Albemarle growth management on agenda for Crozet, Village of Rivanna, and Scottsville meetings

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This is a busy week just days after a transformative election that resets the playing field for local government with a new Governor and a General Assembly split between Democrats and Republicans. Aside from discussion in Greene and Nelson of ...
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a flyer that says "Halloween Bike Ride" with a map

Halloween Bike Ride Tours Spooky Cville

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There were thrills and chills at the Halloween Social Bike Ride in Charlottesville on the evening of October 28, 2021. About two dozen riders, most of them in costumes, gathered at Peloton Station and rode a relaxed, six-mile route through ...
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Week Ahead for November 1, 2021: Council to get food security update; Site plan meeting for next public housing redevelopment project

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And now we find ourselves in the last two month of the year, when meetings will slow down for the last two weeks of both November and December. The election results will set the tone for the rest of the ...
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Week Ahead for October 25, 2021: Charlottesville to hold climate vulnerability forum; Council to meet with police review panel

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There’s one week left in the tenth month of the year, a year which seems to have just started. This last week of October may seem sleepy, but these are often the weeks that end up the most tumultuous. There ...
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