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  1. Traffic Alert

    TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 900 Block East Market Street Westbound Lane

    During the week of February 26, there will be a storm sewer repair and sanitary point repair along East Market Street (900 block). The Westbound Lane between 9th & 10th Street NE will be closed to traffic 7AM - 5 PM. Repairs will take three to four days. Read on...
  2. ADA Logo Updated-01

    City of Charlottesville ADACC Holds Zoom Meeting to Discuss ADA Transition Plan Progress

    The Charlottesville Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Committee will host a virtual Zoom meeting Wednesday, February 28, 2024, to discuss the ongoing ADA Transition Plan. This meeting is open to the public. Read on...
  3. City Seal on brown background

    Orlando Wendell Allen, Jr. and La’Kori Rayquan Brooks Plead Guilty in Unrelated Cases

    Orlando Wendell Allen, Jr. and La’Kori Rayquan Brooks have pled guilty in unrelated homicide cases. Both face up to 43 years in prison. Read on...
  4. Traffic Alert

    TRAFFIC ADVISORY: South Street East x Old Avon Street

    Starting February 26 through March 8, 2024 the intersection of South Street East and Old Avon Street will be closed to through traffic due to construction. Read on...
  5. Belmont Bridge Traffic Advisory

    BELMONT BRIDGE TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Week of February 19-23, 2024

    Week of February 19-23, 2024: Daytime work at 9th/Avon/Garrett/Levy/Old Avon intersection and 9th/Avon/East Market intersection. The traffic will be detoured at 10th Street to accommodate this work. Read on...
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    Rivanna Pump Station Bypass Pumping System Update

    The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA) is reporting that a 50 million gallon per day (mgd) wastewater bypass pumping and piping system has been completed at the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility. Read on...
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    Aidan’s Lights - Community Information Session Wednesday, February 28, 2024

    Central Little League and the loved ones of Aidan Peters will be conducting a Community Information Session Wednesday, February 28 at 7 PM as part of a request for approval from the City to install lights at the upper baseball field at Pen Park. Read on...
  8. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Tonsler Park Parking Lot to be Repaved

    The City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will be repaving the parking lot at Tonsler Park starting Monday, February 19, 2024 until Tuesday, February 20, weather permitting. The parking lot will be closed during this time. Read on...
  9. Now Hiring Firefighters and EMTs

    CFD Now Hiring Emergency Services Program Specialist

    The Charlottesville Fire Department is actively seeking an Emergency Services Program Specialist. Read on...
  10. City Seal on brown background

    Human Rights Commission Seeking Public Input

    The Charlottesville Human Rights Commission invites members of the community to complete a survey to assist in its selection of focus areas for the coming year. Read on...
  11. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offers Fun Summer Programs for Local Youth

    Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will be offering comprehensive and fun summer programs for all local youth ages 5–12, June 17-19 focusing on extended learning activities along with exciting recreational activities and programs. Read on...
  12. News Release CPD

    CPD Officers Recover Weapons and Narcotics in Prospect Ave Shots Fired Call

    This morning at approximately 12:40 a.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the area of the 800 block of Prospect Avenue for the report of shots fired from a vehicle. Read on...
  13. National Burn Awareness Week 2024 CFD

    CFD Recognizes Burn Awareness Week

    CFD is recognizing Burn Awareness Week and would like to share helpful tips on how to protect and treat yourself when handling flammable liquids. Read on...
  14. City Seal on brown background

    High School Students from Besançon, France visit Charlottesville High School

    Twenty-three high school students from Lycée Général et Technologique Pasteur in Besançon, France, Charlottesville’s Sister City, will visit Charlottesville for a cultural exchange with Charlottesville High School (CHS) students February 12-16. Read on...
  15. Super Bowl Safety tips CFD Graphic

    CFD Spreads Safety Awareness for Super Bowl Sunday

    The Charlottesville Fire Department’s Community Risk Reduction Team would like to remind you to be vigilant in the kitchen this Super Bowl Sunday. Read on...
  16. Green City Logo

    Deputy City Managers, Lyons and Ratliff, Report to City Hall Today

    Lionel Lyons and Eden Ratliff have assumed their new roles as Deputy City Manager for Operations and Deputy City Manager for Administration, respectively. Read on...
  17. News Release CPD

    CPD Recovers Drugs and Weapons in Search Warrant

    On February 21, 2024, Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) detectives and patrol officers executed search and arrest warrants in the 1600 block of Cedar Hill Rd in relation to the shooting that occurred on February 1. Read on...
  18. Rivanna Waste logo

    Rivanna Pump Station Bypass Pumping System Update

    The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA) is reporting progress has been made to install a temporary wastewater pumping bypass system at the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility (MCAWRRF). Read on...
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    City of Charlottesville Assessor's Office Releases 2024 Reassessment

    The City Assessor's Office has completed the 2024 reassessment for Charlottesville residents' viewing. Read on...
  20. News Release CPD

    CPD Seeking Information on Bainbridge St Shooting

    The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information on a vehicle of interest in relation to the Bainbridge St shooting. Read on...
  21. Leaf Collection Announcement 23-24

    Leaf Collection to Resume

    The City Leaf Collection Service is scheduled to resume Monday, February 5, 2024 and will conclude Thursday, February 29. All collection zones will receive one loose leaf pickup service with this service restart cycle. Read on...
  22. Rivanna Waste logo

    RWSA Water Main Break

    The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA) is reporting crews are responding to a water main break in the area of Route 29 and the Camelot subdivision in Albemarle County. Read on...
  23. Recruit Class 2023 Graduates

    Charlottesville Fire Department to Hold Recruit Class Graduation and Promotional Ceremony

    The Charlottesville Fire Department is holding a graduation ceremony to celebrate Recruit Class 2023 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center on Friday, January 26, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. Read on...
  24. Rivanna Waste logo

    Wastewater Treatment at the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility

    The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA) is reporting that, despite damage, the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility continues to fully process all of the wastewater received each day. Read on...
  25. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Seeking Community Members to Serve on Advisory Board

    The City of Charlottesville Department of Parks & Recreation is seeking community members to serve on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board. Citizens interested in serving can visit the Parks & Recreation website. Read on...
  26. Phone Icon

    City of Charlottesville to Perform System Maintenance on All Phone Services

    The City of Charlottesville will be performing system maintenance on all phone services Saturday, January 27, 8 AM to 8 PM. Read on...
  27. Now Hiring Firefighters and EMTs

    CFD Now Accepting Firefighter/EMT Applications

    The Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) is currently accepting applications for non-certified and certified Firefighters/EMTs. Read on...
  28. Community Budget Forum

    City Manager to Hold Community Budget Forum on January 23

    You are invited to attend the City Manager Community Budget Forum on Tuesday, January 23rd from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Carver Recreation Center. Questions and input are encouraged and light refreshments will be served. Read on...
  29. Lionel Lyons1

    Lyons Named Deputy City Manager for Operations

    The City of Charlottesville announces the appointment of Lionel Lyons as the Deputy City Manager for Operations. Read on...
  30. VOTE

    In-Person Early Voting Begins Friday, January 19, 2024

    In-person early voting for the March Dual Party Presidential Primary begins this Friday, January 19, and runs through Saturday, March 2. Residents may register in the Office of Voter Registration in the first floor of City Hall Annex. Read on...
  31. ADA Logo Updated-01

    Charlottesville’s ADA Transition Plan Public Outreach Continues

    The City of Charlottesville has released a “Story Map” website with additional information on its ongoing Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan. Read on...
  32. City Council Postponed

    City Council Meeting Postponed

    In a declaration made by Mayor Juandiego Wade, the City Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, 2024, has been postponed until Monday, January 22, 2024 due to inclement weather. Read on...
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    Residential Trash/Recycling Collection Schedule for January 16, 2024

    Due to the inclement weather conditions, residential trash and recycling routes will not be collected today. Collection will resume Wednesday, January 17th, one day behind schedule, and will complete Saturday, January 20th. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Area Transit to End Service at 8:30PM

    CAT will begin service at 9AM tomorrow. ALL AM Operators should report to work by 8:30AM tomorrow (1/16/2024). Read on...
  35. News Release CPD

    CPD Makes Arrest in Rivanna Trail Case

    On January 18, 2024, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Charlottesville resident, Patrick McNamara, was charged with Assault and Battery for an incident that occurred on January 12, 2024, on the Rivanna Trail in the City of Charlottesville. Read on...
  36. News Release CPD

    Charlottesville Police Department Addresses Recent Burglaries

    Since January 1, 2024 the Charlottesville Police Department has responded to 11 residential and commercial burglary calls for service. Read on...
  37. low-temperature-symbol-labels

    Warming Centers Available in Charlottesville Ahead of Forecasted Freezing Temperatures

    With the potential for extremely cold weather forecasted for next week, the City of Charlottesville would like to remind area residents that warming centers are located throughout the community. Read on...
  38. City Seal on brown background

    Community Walk Scheduled in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    A community walk encompassing several historic sites with ties to the Civil Rights Movement is scheduled to take place this weekend. Read on...
  39. News Release CPD

    CPD and City Schools Work Together to Address Alleged Incident

    On January 9, 2023, Chief Michael Kochis, his staff, and Commonwealth Attorney Joe Platania met with Charlottesville School Superintendent Royal Gurley and his staff to discuss an alleged incident. Read on...
  40. Eden Ratliff

    Ratliff Named Deputy City Manager for Administration

    City Manager Sam Sanders has appointed Eden Ratliff to serve as the new Deputy City Manager for Administration for the City of Charlottesville. Read on...
  41. Green City Logo

    Charlottesville Pupil Transportation Eliminates Waitlists by Hiring Drivers, Expanding Routes

    The waitlist for pupil transportation for Charlottesville City Schools is now down to zero after hiring more drivers and a system reroute. Read on...
  42. City Seal on brown background

    City of Charlottesville Now Accepting Requests for Funding

    The Office of Community Solutions (OCS) for the City of Charlottesville is pleased to announce that it is now accepting Request for Funding applications for the CDBG & HOME Programs for program year 2024-2025. Read on...
  43. SheriffBrown Head Shot

    Charlottesville Sheriff Celebrates One Year as Chair of National Committee

    Charlottesville City Sherriff James Brown is celebrating one year serving as Chair of the Court Security, Inmate Transportation, and Civil Process Committee for the National Sheriff’s Association. Read on...
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    Curbside Trash Schedule Shifts Ahead of Forecasted Winter Weather

    In anticipation of the upcoming winter weather projected to move through our area beginning Saturday morning, the City's curbside trash collection will start one hour earlier than normal Saturday morning. Read on...
  45. News Release CPD

    CPD Locates Armed Subject in Belmont Neighborhood

    This morning at approximately 6:39 a.m., our officers received several reports of a heavily armed male walking in the Belmont area carrying several rifles, including an AR-15-style rifle. Read on...
  46. Snowy weather

    Charlottesville Public Works Responds to Forecasted Winter Weather

    The Public Works Department is actively making preparations to respond to the forecasted winter storm that is projected to bring impacts to the area beginning Saturday morning. Read on...
  47. News Release CPD

    CPD Seeks Assistance Locating Suspect

    At approximately 12:02 PM on January 3rd, Charlottesville Police officers were dispatched to the University of Virginia Emergency Room (UVA ER) to investigate a reported stabbing. Read on...
  48. ADA Logo Updated-01

    Second Public Meeting Planned for Update on Americans with Disabilities Transition Plan

    The City of Charlottesville and Precision Infrastructure Management (PIM) will host its second public meeting discussing the ongoing development of the ADA Transition Plan January 18. Read on...
  49. Public Works

    Recycle Your Holidays Trees!

    Charlottesville Public Works will be collecting residents' holiday trees for recycling. Trees must be at the curb by 7AM, Monday, January 15 and free of ALL decorations, stands and nails. Read on...
  50. City Seal on brown background

    Applications Open for Police Civilian Oversight Board

    The Charlottesville Police Civilian Oversight Board will be accepting applications for one vacancy until February 29, 2024. Read on...
  51. Deputy Chief Joe Phillips

    Joe Phillips Promoted to Deputy Fire Chief

    Please join us in congratulating Joe Phillips, who was appointmented to the role of Deputy Fire Chief on November 11, 2023. We thank him for his contributions and continued commitment to the growth of the Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD). Read on...
  52. 2023 IADWW Winners Square

    2023 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Winners Announced

    Community Youth Illustrate their Actions to Save Water in the 2023 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest and Winners have been Selected! Read on...
  53. City Seal on brown background

    City of Charlottesville Establishes The Office of Sustainability

    Charlottesville’s new Office of Sustainability will address and support sustainability and climate priorities for the City. Read on...
  54. Public Works

    Charlottesville to Utilize New Winter Weather Online Portal

    For this upcoming snow season, the City of Charlottesville Public Works Department will be rolling out a new tool that will allow residents to track City snow plows during a winter weather event. Read on...
  55. News Release CPD

    CPD Makes Arrest in Charlottesville High School Case

    On Dec 8, 2023 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Kvira Bynum of Charlottesville was taken into custody for trespassing upon a school property. Read on...
  56. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Carver Recreation Center to Host Holiday Craft Party

    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will host a Holiday Craft Party on Saturday, December 16, 2023 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Carver Recreation Center. Join for an afternoon of crafts, hot chocolate and music. Read on...
  57. Commonwealth&#39s Attorney

    Virginia Supreme Court Reinstitutes Ban on Skill Games

    As of October 13, 2023, enforcement of relevant provisions of law related to “skill games” will begin in the City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle on January 1, 2024. Read on...
  58. Board and Commission Application Announcement

    Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions Until December 8!

    Want to get involved in your city? Apply to be on a board or commission! Applications are due Friday, December 8. Read on...
  59. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Tonsler Park Parking Lot Renovations to Begin

    Parks and Recreation will renovate the parking lot at Tonsler Park starting November 20, 2023, and run through March 15, 2024. Tonsler will remain open, but there will be limited parking. Read on...
  60. City Seal on brown background

    Delegation from Friendship City Huehuetenango, Guatemala to Visit Charlottesville

    A delegation from Huehuetenango, Guatemala, Charlottesville’s Friendship City, will be visiting Charlottesville from November 12-14, 2023. Hosted by the City of Charlottesville and the Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission. Read on...
  61. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Begins Comprehensive Master Plan Process

    Parks and Recreation is excited to begin developing the City’s first Comprehensive Master Plan. This document will guide future planning, policy, and development of programs and facilities for many years. Read on...
  62. Logo for Charlottesville Acting on Climate Together

    Charlottesville Provides Funding for Public Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging

    Charlottesville looks to expand it public charging network, relaunches EV Charging Grant Program. Read on...
  63. Leaf Collection Announcement 23-24

    Leaf Collection has Begun

    The City of Charlottesville is beginning construction of a significant environmental restoration project in partnership with the Botanical Garden of the Piedmont. Read on...
  64. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Carver Recreation Center Closed for Activities Tuesday, November 7 for Election Day

    Carver Recreation Center will be closed for all recreational activities Tuesday, November 7, 2023 for Election Day. The site will be used as a polling location. Operations will resume as scheduled Wednesday November 8, 2023, at 7:00AM. Read on...
  65. City Seal on brown background

    Applications Open for Human Rights Commission

    The Charlottesville Human Rights Commission has four vacancies and will be accepting applications until December 8th, 2023. Read on...
  66. Logo for Charlottesville Acting on Climate Together

    Resilient Together to Host Virtual Open House

    SAVE THE DATE for the Resilient Together Virtual Open House on Thursday, November 16, 6PM-7:30PM for an engaging, interesting, and informative conversation on climate protection! Read on...
  67. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Smith Pool Lap & Rec Pool Closed November 2023

    Due to the current lifeguard shortage, Smith AFC Lap & Recreational pool will be closed Monday-Wednesday, 10AM-3:30PM and Thursday 10:00AM-4:30PM in November. Read on...
  68. City Seal on brown background

    Kamisha Spencer Completes the Virginia Women Municipal Leaders Institute

    Kamisha Spencer, Program Supervisor for the Department of Human Services recently completed the Virginia Women’s Municipal Leadership Institute, a partnership between Virginia Women Leading Government and the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center. Read on...
  69. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Tree Walk – Charlottesville Downtown Mall

    Charlottesville Division of Parks and Recreation invites the public to an educational walk/discussion focusing on upcoming tree maintenance on the Downtown Mall trees. Read on...
  70. 2023 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Image

    Local Water Organizations Host Annual Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest

    Tell us your Action to Save Water in the Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest. Read on...
  71. Parks Halloween Event

    Downtown Safe Halloween Returns to Ting Pavilion Saturday, October 28

    The City of Charlottesville's annual Downtown Safe Halloween Festival will take place on Saturday, October 26 2019 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm at the Ting Pavilion. Read on...
  72. Green City Logo

    City Manager To Resume Operating Hours In Market Street Park

    City Manager, Samuel Sanders, Jr. will resume operating hours in Market Street Park as of 11:00 pm on Saturday, October 21st. Read on...
  73. Goat Busters Logo

    Invasive Plant Management and Control Measures Using Goats to Begin at Fry’s Spring Park

    Starting October 11, Parks & Recreation will begin its Invasive Plant Management Program with approximately 50 goats to consume unwanted plants in Fry's Spring Park. Read on...
  74. Cville Energy Efficiency Day

    Charlottesville Proclaims October 4 as Energy Efficiency Day

    Charlottesville joins over 1000 communities and organizations in recognizing Energy Efficiency Day Read on...
  75. Commonwealth&#39s Attorney

    Commonwealth's Attorney: Keyes Verdict Announced

    A Charlottesville jury has convicted 38-year-old Tadashi Demetrius Keyes of first degree murder and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony on January 28, 2023. Read on...
  76. Schenks Branch Tributary (1)

    Construction of Schenks Branch Tributary Stream Restoration Project to Commence

    The City of Charlottesville is beginning construction of a significant environmental restoration project in partnership with the Botanical Garden of the Piedmont. Read on...
  77. city market square

    Charlottesville City Market Cancelled September 23, 2023

    Due to forecasted extreme weather conditions, the Charlottesville City Market is closed Saturday, September 23. Read on...
  78. Green City Logo

    City Manager Addresses Unhoused Community Crisis in Market Street Park

    City Manager, Samuel Sanders, Jr. has issued a directive to lift the closing time in Market Street Park in response to allegations made during Monday night's City Council meeting. Read on...
  79. VOTE

    In-Person Early Voting Begins Friday, September 22

    In-Person Early Voting for the November General Election begins this Friday, September 22, and runs through Saturday, November 4 in the Office of Voter Registration during regular business hours, 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Read on...
  80. ADA Logo Updated-01

    Americans with Disabilities Transition Plan Update Public Meeting TONIGHT

    The City of Charlottesville will be holding an information session on the City’s ongoing update of its ADA Transition Plan tonight. Charlottesville residents are invited to attend and provide their input. Read on...
  81. Green City Logo

    New Temporary Location for Commissioner of the Revenue In-Person Operations

    The Commissioner of the Revenue’s in-person customer service operations will now be temporarily located in CitySpace, directly above the Parks and Recreation Offices on the Downtown Mall. Read on...
  82. Logo for Charlottesville Acting on Climate Together

    Resilient Together. One Climate. One Community.

    We are excited to announce the launch of Resilient Together, a new collaboration between Albemarle County, the City of Charlottesville, and the University of Virginia. Read on...
  83. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Invasive Plant Control Projects at Several City Parks

    Starting the week of September 25, Parks and Recreation will begin invasive plant control at Forest Hills Park, Azalea Park, and Jordan Park to help reduce overgrowth of unwanted trees, vines, and shrubs. Read on...
  84. Rivanna Waste logo

    DRINKING WATER UPDATE

    The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA), Albemarle County Service Authority, and City of Charlottesville Utilities Department report that they are prepared to meet the community’s public drinking water needs, despite below normal rainfall. Read on...
  85. JMRL square logo

    JMRL’s Bookmobile Expanding Services to Louisa and Nelson Counties

    As of September, the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library has expanded its Bookmobile services to Louisa and Nelson Counties. Read on...
  86. JMRL square logo

    JMRL Seeks Community Feedback on Strategic Planning

    The Jefferson-Madison Regional Library is requesting the public's input on current and future library services by participating in their strategic planning survey. Read on...
  87. Afton Schneider Head Shot

    Charlottesville City Manager Selects Director of Communications & Public Engagement

    Charlottesville City Manager, Samuel Sanders, Jr. has selected a new Director of Communications and Public Engagement, Afton Schneider, who started her role on Wednesday, September 6th. Read on...
  88. City Seal on brown background

    The Equity Center at UVA and City of Charlottesville Release Stepping Stones Report

    The Equity Center at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville Department of Human Services, and Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, released the latest Stepping Stones Report. Read on...
  89. Green City Logo

    City of Charlottesville Notice of Funding Availability for Housing-Related Activities

    This Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is to inform the community of the proposed timeline of upcoming notices of funding for affordable housing-related initiatives. Read on...
  90. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Tree Planting Planned for November

    Parks and Recreation will be planting approximately 160 trees throughout the City starting in November. Residents are invited to provide input on where they would like trees installed. Read on...
  91. ADA Logo Updated-01

    Charlottesville Announces ADA Transition Plan Update

    Furthering its commitment to accessibility, the City of Charlottesville is embarking on an update of its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan. Read on...
  92. Rivanna Waste logo

    FREE LOCAL MULCH AT THE IVY MUC

    The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is offering free mulch to Ivy MUC customers. No purchase necessary! Read on...
  93. Green City Logo

    Homeowner Assistance Program Grant Deadline Extended

    The Charlottesville Homeowner Assistance Program Grant filing deadline has been extended from Friday, September 1, 2023 to Friday, September 8, 2023 at 5 pm. Read on...
  94. City County Seals

    Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Offices Commit to Improve Public Safety

    The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Offices and Central Virginia Community Justice will join the Vera Institute of Justice’s Reshaping Prosecution program to improve public safety and center racial equity through diversion and community engagement. Read on...
  95. Cville Plans Together Logo

    Draft Zoning Ordinance: Consolidated Draft and Public Hearing

    Consolidated draft Zoning Ordinance is now available; first Public Hearing scheduled for September 14. Read on...
  96. city market square

    Charlottesville City Market Celebrates National Farmers Market

    Celebrate local farms, artisans, and chefs that bring you the best the region has to offer. Read on...
  97. Charlottesville Parks & Rec Logo

    Charlottesville Aquatics Program Selects Two Students for New Position

    The Charlottesville Aquatics Program has selected two college students to fill a brand new position to keep Washington Park Pool's lifeguards in the stands. Read on...
  98. Green City Logo

    Charlottesville City Manager Selects Fire Chief and Interim DCM for Operations

    Charlottesville City Manager Sam Sanders has announced his selection of Fire Chief Michael L. Thomas and Interim Deputy City Manager for Operations, Steven W. Hicks. Read on...
  99. My project (3)

    Daniel Fairley II of Charlottesville, VA Announced as New Obama Foundation United States Leader

    Daniel Fairley of Charlottesville has been selected as one of 100 participants for the Obama Foundation's Leaders program. Read on...
  100. Logo for Charlottesville Acting on Climate Together

    2023 Climate Action Work Plan Posted

    Charlottesville’s Climate Program has released the 2023 Community Climate Action Work Plan Read on...
  101. Beat the Heat

    City of Charlottesville Designates Locations to Cool Down Ahead of Forecasted High Temperatures

    The City has designated various locations as locations to cool down for those affected by the extreme high temperatures expected to continue in the area. Read on...
  102. Ghana Flag

    Delegation from Sister City Winneba, Ghana to Visit Charlottesville

    The Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission is pleased to host a delegation from Winneba, Ghana July 24-August 2, 2023. Residents are invited to attend events in their honor. Read on...
  103. Sam Sanders

    Deputy City Manager Sam Sanders Officially Appointed as Charlottesville’s New City Manager

    Deputy City Manager Sam Sanders has officially been appointed as Charlottesville’s new City Manager. Read on...
  104. AQI July 17 Cville

    Charlottesville AQI Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups July 17, 2023

    Charlottesville's Air Quality Index is 111 as of 12PM, July 17, 2023. Those with pre-existing conditions should limit their time outdoors. Read on...
  105. Goat Busters Logo

    Invasive Plant Management and Control Measures Using Goats to Begin at Washington Park

    Starting July 31, Parks & Recreation will begin its Invasive Plant Management Program with approximately 50 goats to consume unwanted plants. Read on...
  106. Rivanna Waste logo

    Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority Adjusts Drinking Water Facilities

    Recent water quality monitoring conducted by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance has detected elevated E. coli bacterial levels in Meadow Creek. Read on...
  107. Solarize Cville 2023 (Instagram Post (Square))

    Solarize Charlottesville Campaign is Open!

    Interested in solarizing your home? Solarize Virginia has made it easier and more affordable than ever! Read on...
  108. Commonwealth&#39s Attorney

    Charlottesville Commonwealth Attorney’s Office Announces New Hires

    The City of Charlottesville Commonwealth Attorney announces the hiring of three new employees. Read on...
  109. Rivanna Waste logo

    SOUTHERN ALBEMARLE CONVENIENCE CENTER GRAND OPENING

    The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is holding a grand opening for their new Southern Albemarle Convenience Center. Read on...
  110. EColiNotice

    High Bacteria Levels Detected in Meadow Creek

    Recent water quality monitoring conducted by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance has detected elevated E. coli bacterial levels in Meadow Creek. Read on...
  111. Green City Logo

    City Seeks Applications Regarding HOME-ARP Funding for Rental Development

    The City of Charlottesville Office of Community Development seeks applications for HOME-ARP funding that can be used to acquire, rehabilitate, or construct rental housing within the Charlottesville City limits that are affordable. Read on...
  112. AAA Bond Rating

    City of Charlottesville receives AAA Bond Rating

    The City of Charlottesville has again received the highest rating from both S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investor Services. Read on...
  113. tax time

    Taxes Due Monday, June 5, 2023

    The City of Charlottesville would like to remind all residents that Personal Property and Real Estate taxes are due Monday, June 5, 2023. Read on...
  114. Updated Inventory News Flash

    Charlottesville Releases Updated GHG Inventories

    Charlottesville releases 2020 and 2021 Greenhouse Gas Inventory numbers Read on...
  115. Cville Plans Together Logo

    Part 3 of the Draft Zoning Ordinance Available for Review

    The City of Charlottesville is seeking input on the final part of the draft Zoning Ordinance update through June 18. Read on...
  116. EColiNotice

    High Bacteria Levels Detected in Meade Creek

    Recent water quality monitoring conducted by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance has detected elevated E. coli bacterial levels in Meade Creek in the vicinity of Meade Park. Read on...
  117. Youth

    Charlottesville Humans Services Collaborates With UVA and Nonprofits to Help Local Youth

    The Department of Human Services collaborated with UVA and other nonprofits to create a website that highlights all youth programs available in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area. Read on...
  118. CartPathSignAndOrangeFootprintStencil

    New Nature Trail at Confluence of Meadow Creek and Rivanna River

    On May 13, Parks & Rec and the Rivanna Trails Foundation came together to build a new nature trail at the confluence of Meadow Creek and the Rivanna River. Read on...
  119. Commonwealth&#39s Attorney

    Commonwealth's Attorney: Use of Force Justified and Reasonable

    The Commonwealth's Attorney, Joseph Platania, issues the following statement and final report regarding an incident on February 28, 2023. Read on...
  120. VOTE

    In-Person Early Voting Begins Friday, May 5

    In-Person Early Voting for the June 2023 Democratic Primary begins this Friday, May 5, and runs through Saturday, June 17. Read on...
  121. Board and Commission Application Announcement

    NOW Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions!

    Want to get involved in your city? Apply to be on a board or commission! Read on...
  122. Inez Gonzales

    City of Charlottesville Announces Appointment of PCOB Executive Director

    Charlottesville Interim City Manager Michael C. Rogers announces the appointment of Inez M. Gonzalez as the new Executive Director of the Police Civilian Oversight Board. Read on...
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    Part 2 of the Draft Zoning Ordinance Available for Review

    The City of Charlottesville is seeking input on the draft Development Standards for the Zoning Ordinance update. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Climate Action Plan has officially been adopted!

    On Tuesday, January 17, City Council officially adopted the Climate Action Plan as an amendment to the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Read on...
  125. Moving Forward on Climate

    Planning Commission votes to advance the Climate Action Plan

    Last night, on Dec. 13, 2022, at a joint meeting of the Charlottesville Planning Commission and City Council, the Planning Commission voted to recommend the Charlottesville Climate Action Plan as an amendment to the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Read on...
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    Adopting Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan

    Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan is moving forward for proposed adoption as an amendment to the City's Comprehensive Plan. This adoption process begins with a public hearing on December 13, 2022 with the Planning Commission and City Council. Read on...
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    Next Steps for Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan

    Last week, Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan was presented at a City Council work session. As part of moving the Climate Action Plan forward, the City continues to seek community feedback and involvement. Input is requested by Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 Learn more ...
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    Climate Action Plan to be Presented to City Council - 10/03/2022

    On October 3, 2022, the Climate Action Plan will be presented to City Council at their afternoon work session. Additionally, the City's Climate Protection Program has add a new staff member! Read on...
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    Urban Stream Health, Water Quality Monitoring, and Bacterial Contamination

    Urban streams often have some water quality impairment due to the developed nature of the lands that drain into them. This is the case with many of the streams in Charlottesville. Read on...
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    Upcoming Climate Action Listening Sessions & Town Hall Community Workshop

    This August: Listening Sessions to provide an intentional space for voices in our community who are not traditionally involved in climate conversations, and, a Town Hall Community Workshop for all community members to provide input on GHG reductions. Read on...
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    New Climate Planning Materials Available

    New materials have been posted to the City's website for the Climate Action Plan and the Climate Vulnerability Assessment! Read on...
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    Community Workshop: Help Charlottesville become Climate Resilient!

    Please join the conversation on Thursday, June 9, 5 PM - 7 PM for a virtual Community Workshop to discuss the City of Charlottesville's Climate Vulnerability Assessment. Register in advance of the workshop, and the Zoom link will be sent to your email. Read on...
  133. Event Name:  Fleet of the Future, Right-Sized and Electrified, Monday, May 23, 3-5PM

    Join Us at "The Fleet of the Future: Right Sized and Electrified"

    We are excited to partner with Albemarle County, Virginia Clean Cities, and the University of Virginia for a community showcase of electric equipment. Read more for event details and activity schedule! Read on...
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    Save the Date: June 9, 5PM - 7PM Community Workshop on Climate Vulnerabilities

    Please plan to join us, fellow community members, and community organizations on Thursday, June 9, 5PM - 7PM for a final, virtual, Community Workshop to inform Charlottesville's Climate Vulnerability Assessment! Read on...
  135. Climate Surveys

    Reminder - Climate Surveys Still Open, through May 20th!

    There's still time to inform the City's two climate planning processes that are underway! Two climate plans - Two surveys - Open through May 20th! Read on...
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    Surveys Open for Climate Action Planning

    Surveys to inform climate action planning - both greenhouse gas reductions and climate vulnerability - are open for community input until Friday, May 20, 2022. Read on...
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