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April 10, 2018
On Wednesday, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors is expected to direct staff on how to proceed with exploring alternatives for funding its water resources program and whether a stormwater utility fee should still be considered. Supervisors last month called for the session that also will discuss how, after years ...
December 07, 2017
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors heard the latest details Wednesday about an enhanced water resources protection program that would be paid for by a fee levied on county property owners. “This really started back in 2014 with the identification of new mandates that would cost us more money to ...
September 11, 2017
The Albemarle Board of Supervisors has reaffirmed its support for policies designed to reduce its own energy usage, six years after a previous board voted to withdraw from a program to reduce carbon emissions from county buildings. Supervisors voted 6-0 on Sept. 6 on a resolution to “support local actions ...
October 08, 2015
In the next several years, Albemarle County is expected to triple the level of funding for programs to reduce water pollution to comply with federal and state mandates to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay. “There have been quite a few increases in the amount of work that the ...
April 03, 2014
Albemarle County supervisors plan to hire a consultant to help the county determine how it will pay for additional stormwater management infrastructure required under more stringent state regulations. The county has two separate but related stormwater mandates from the state to address. One involves compliance with the Virginia Stormwater Management ...
January 16, 2014
Greg Harper, Water Resources Manager: Albemarle Co. Topic: “A new County storm-water project – part of an overall program to improve local stream health and meet State mandates.” Time: 12:00pm to 1pm - Jefferson-Madison Regional Library/201 E. Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
July 08, 2013
Albemarle County has two years to tell the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality how it will meet stringent pollution reduction targets designed to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. “We’re going to be held accountable in a way that we haven’t been in the past,” said County Executive Thomas ...
April 24, 2013
At a time when some area neighborhoods are pushing for walking trails, an Albemarle County Eagle Scout has come under fire for promoting just that. For his Eagle Scout project, Woodbrook resident Jon Schwaner planned and led the construction of a bench and bridge on county-owned land south of the ...