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 July 13, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for July 13, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

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Our community, state and country all face an uncertain future as a series of crises continues. The pandemic is straining every aspect of society. Many continue to risk becoming infected to protect systemic racism, demanding new forms of accountability. The ...
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Week Ahead for July 6, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for July 6, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

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It’s back to another full week, but Charlottesville City Council’s summer break sets the tone for a relatively quiet five days. Do you know of anything happening Thursday or Friday? How are you faring in these early days of middler ...
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Online Event: Local Update for PEC Supporters in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

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Thank you to those of you who were able to join us for The Piedmont Environmental Council’s Zoom meeting, A Local Update for PEC Supporters in Charlottesville & Albemarle County on Tuesday, June 23, 2020! While we certainly miss seeing ...
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Week Ahead for June 29, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for June 29, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

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We’ve reached the midpoint of a tumultuous year. There is a brief pulse of activity this week before the 4th of July holiday begins. As we mark the 244th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, this is a good time ...
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Week Ahead For June 23, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead For June 23, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

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The world may not be back to normal, but the future is what we create through a series of decisions. This week does not feature as many government meetings, but there will be some key conversations on our water supply, ...
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On the Ground – Summer 2020

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Updates from around the PEC region, organized by county. Albemarle: Comprehensive Plan Updates. Clarke: StoryMap & Upcoming Webinars. Culpeper: Land Use Update, Brandy Station and Cedar Mountain State Park Study. Fauquier: Fauquier Farm & Land Conservation, Tree Giveaway, Rezonings and ...
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Take Action: Support the Monticello Connector Path

Take Action: Support the Monticello Connector Path

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The proposal to design and build a shared-use path along Route 20 from Charlottesville to the newly reopened Saunders Monticello Trail faces a crucial test at the Wednesday, June 17, Albemarle Board of Supervisors meeting ...
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Woolen Mills Pedestrian Bridge

Connectivity Update / New Pedestrian Bridge Installed at Woolen Mills

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Albemarle County took a significant step forward last week. On Tuesday, June 30, Brian Roy’s team at Woolen Mills lowered into place a new pedestrian bridge spanning Moore’s Creek, closing a critical gap in the Rivanna Trail. It brings what ...
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Week Ahead for June 1, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

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Protests continue across the United States of America against police brutality and the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week. These extended to Charlottesville, where peaceful protesters marched through downtown on Saturday afternoon. On Sunday afternoon, Albemarle High School ...
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Week Ahead For May 26, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

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A short week, but sometimes these are deceptively busy. This is one of those weeks. As we approach the summer, there will be no slowdown in government activity, particularly as we carve out a new normality as the COVID-19 pandemic ...
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