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June 20, 2017
Design panel sees plan that includes additional stories The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review heard details Tuesday on how the developer of the Dewberry Charlottesville hotel plans to add more floors to what has been previously known as the Landmark Hotel. “They are proposing three additional stories or levels added ...
June 20, 2017
The Charlottesville City Council agreed Monday to move forward with several steps to provide more affordable housing, including creation of a city-run rental assistance program to augment existing federal programs. “The Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is permitted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to administer ...
June 16, 2017
A human resources consultant told the Albemarle County School Board last week that the salaries of the county’s teachers fared well in comparison to some of Virginia’s highest-performing school divisions. The study also identified areas for improvement related to the selection of peer communities for salary comparisons and ...
June 14, 2017
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors provided further direction for the allocation of funds to support small-scale projects in neighborhoods throughout the county at its meeting Wednesday night. The Neighborhood Improvements Funding Initiative is a one-time distribution of $1.4 million between the county’s development areas that is supported ...
June 09, 2017
Plans for the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at the University of Virginia are moving forward after receiving the endorsement of UVa’s Board of Visitors’ Buildings and Grounds Committee on Friday. “We’ve been having a conversation here at the university on how best to recognize our enslaved laborers and ...
June 07, 2017
As Albemarle County’s population continues to rise, officials are searching for ways to make government operations more efficient. “One of the really important items in our budget [discussions] was this notion of transformation to realign the organization to achieve cost savings,” said Deputy County Executive Bill Letteri. Letteri and ...
June 05, 2017
Attorneys involved in a lawsuit over the future use of the Foxfield property in Albemarle County will be able to collect evidence moving forward following a recent court ruling. “Discovery is going to continue,” Albemarle County Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins said at a hearing Friday. At issue in the case ...
June 03, 2017
Developer John Dewberry’s plans to complete the derelict Landmark Hotel on the Downtown Mall will go before the Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review on June 20 for the first of several discussions. Construction of the 10-story building was abandoned in January 2009 after the property’s original owner, CNET ...
May 25, 2017
Plans could be in the works to develop nearly 179 acres currently home to the Foxfield racecourse, according to recent court filings in a lawsuit against the Foxfield Racing Association. A group of Albemarle County residents filed the lawsuit against the Foxfield Racing Association in the county’s Circuit Court ...
May 23, 2017
Albemarle is one step closer to allowing the construction of solar farms after the county’s Planning Commission endorsed a zoning text amendment at its meeting Tuesday. “The applicant in this case hopes to develop a photovoltaic energy generation facility in Albemarle County,” said Scott Clark, a senior planner for ...
May 16, 2017
A building on Water Street that housed the Clock Shop of Virginia is the latest downtown structure to be on the chopping block. The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review approved a demolition permit Tuesday for 201 W. Water St., a one-story structure that was built in 1950, according to city ...
May 12, 2017
The Albemarle County School Board will vote on whether to close B. F. Yancey Elementary School after holding a public hearing on May 25. Yancey was the only Albemarle County school denied accreditation by the state in 2016 after falling short of performance benchmarks for Standards of Learning assessments. The ...
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