Greene County

PEC serves as an asset to citizens in Greene who seek to protect this traditionally agricultural community from increasingly rapid development.

Week Ahead for January 17, 2022: Pivotal week for transit’s future; Scottsville Town Council holding public hearings on downtown development

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It’s another strange start to the week with another winter storm having moved through yesterday. The uncertainty of weather as well as today’s holiday for the local government caused me to delay publication until today ...
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Week Ahead for January 10, 2022: Albemarle to discuss CenturyLink issues; Charlottesville may pick an interim manager

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In many ways, this is the real start of the new year. In addition to the opening of the 2022 General Assembly session, Virginia’s new governor takes office on Saturday. But this newsletter has a focus on what happens at ...
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Week Ahead for January 3, 2022: New faces join elected bodies to face new challenges in a new year

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And just like that we’re back for another year in local and regional government. A new year brings new faces but work that’s already underway will now resume after a very brief break. This week is a fairly quiet one, ...
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two young people sitting on rocks looking at a valley of blue mountains during the summertime

Planning for the Future

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We have accomplished a lot together over the 50 years of PEC’s history. With 2022 on the horizon, we have begun work on an updated strategic plan to guide our efforts in the coming years. What will the Piedmont look ...
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Week Ahead for December 20, 2021: Charlottesville City Council’s final agenda of the year is full; ARB to review three-story storage building at key Crozet intersection

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It seems this is the last week of 2021 that will have government meetings, but I’ll keep an eye on next week anyway. In my years of covering meetings, there’s only one time when a meeting with actual business was ...
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an aerial image of snowy mountains and fields in Rappahannock County

A Few Highlights From 2021

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Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and a global economic slowdown, 2021 proved to be a year of new opportunity here at The Piedmont Environmental Council ...
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Week Ahead for December 13, 2021: Albemarle Supervisors to vote on 328-unit Rio Point; Charlottesville PC to consider Piedmont Housing proposals

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You might think this would be a slow time for government meetings, but this week certainly is not. Next week will also be relatively busy. The only real slow week all year is between Christmas and New Year’s, and it’s ...
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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 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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