Greene County

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

On the Ground Updates – June 2022

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A series of short updates from around the PEC region - Albemarle & Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange & Rappahannock ...
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Week Ahead for June 6, 2022: Albemarle panel to consider easement amendment for large structure; Charlottesville Council to be briefed on regional transit vision

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What’s in a week? For me, usually that means a lot of meetings and I want to know what’s going to happen! That’s the point of this regular newsletter in a nutshell. Sometimes there are patterns and commonalities between the ...
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Week Ahead for May 31, 2022: Last chance to weigh in on Smart Scale projects in Albemarle; UVA considering new 1,000 space parking garage to serve Emmett – Ivy corrido

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May 31 is the fifth Tuesday of the month and no regular meetings are scheduled, but Nelson County kicks off their Comprehensive Plan process. Despite being a four-day week, this one seems quite full ...
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Week Ahead for May 23, 2022: Design public hearing for H29 projects, including pedestrian bridge to cross an eight-lane highway; Big meeting for the future of regional transit

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What does it take to build and maintain a functional civilization? There are likely many answers and many perspectives, but in this case I’m talking about physical requirements. People who live and work somewhere need to be able to get ...
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Week Ahead for May 16, 2022: Both Albemarle and Charlottesville to consider parkland acquisition; Citizen transportation group to be briefed on climate action plans

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It takes about eight hours to produce this newsletter each week and when I start work I’m not sure if there will be a theme or not. Local government touches so many aspects of our lives, and when you look ...
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Week Ahead for May 9, 2022: Charlottesville PC to review 390-bedroom building on Jefferson Park Avenue; Nelson County Supervisors to resume discussion of Ridgecrest Mobile Home Park

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So far there have been 18 weeks in 2022. What significant things have happened already? This regular weekly newsletter is only concerned with what’s coming ahead ahead in the next several days, and always, there’s a lot ...
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Week Ahead for April 25, 2022: New reservoir for Greene County to move forward; Albemarle Supervisors to decide on athletic fields

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What defines whether a week is slow or busy? After producing this newsletter for over three years, I’ve lost an ability to know for sure. I do know that in an area with nearly 250,000 people, there will always be ...
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Week Ahead for April 18, 2022: Albemarle to consider over $4M in affordable housing projects; Greene County PC to review possible slaughterhouse rules

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One of the most important tasks of any locality’s elected body is to approve a plan for how money will be raised from the public in order to pay for government services ...
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Week Ahead for April 11, 2022: Charlottesville PC to review changes to 209 Maury Avenue; Albemarle PC to review changes to Albemarle Business Campus project

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Neither the Albemarle Board of Supervisors nor the Charlottesville City Council have substantive meetings this week, but there is no shortage of planning activity across the six localities covered by this weekly newsletter ...
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Week Ahead for April 4, 2022: Charlottesville City Council to take final vote on Grove Street rezoning; Pippin Hill seeks expansion of Crossroads Tavern in North Garden

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Another week, another month, and another full roster of government meetings in and around Charlottesville. Every week this newsletter seeks to make sure as many people as possible know what’s coming up and to help me sort through what I’ll ...
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