Albemarle County & the City of Charlottesville

The staff in PEC’s Charlottesville office work with residents and communities to address land use and conservation challenges and opportunities facing the Charlottesville and Albemarle area. Learn more about our local approach in this interactive story map

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

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

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 …
Local Update for PEC Supporters in Charlottesville & Albemarle County - June, 2020

Online Event: Local Update for PEC Supporters in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

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

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

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

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

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 …
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On the Ground – Summer 2020

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 …
Take Action: Support the Monticello Connector Path

Take Action: Support the Monticello Connector Path

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 …
Woolen Mills Pedestrian Bridge

Connectivity Update / New Pedestrian Bridge Installed at Woolen Mills

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 …
Week Ahead for June 1, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for June 1, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

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 …
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Week Ahead For May 26, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

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 …
Week Ahead for May 18, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for May 18, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

As the pandemic enters its third month, many institutions of local government have managed to get public meetings going again. It is crucial for the public to have access to information to what is happening …