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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Review the Draft Affordable Housing Plan and Initial Comprehensive Plan Revisions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 23, 2020

Cville Plans Together — The deadline for comments is December 2!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville would like to remind all residents and other interested individuals about the opportunity to r...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Neighborhood Development Services - Holiday Drop Off Schedule

Architectural Drawings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 18, 2020

Schedule adjustments have been put in place to accommodate Friday closures at City Hall during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's holidays

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Department of Neighborh...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 5, 2020

City of Charlottesville seeks to resolve Confederate statues case in Virginia Supreme Court

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 5, 2020

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In June, the City of Charlottesville filed a petition for appeal in the case of Payne v. Charlottesville to the Virginia Supreme Court. That case will be heard Friday morning, November 6, 2020.

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Review the Draft Affordable Housing Plan and Initial Comprehensive Plan Revisions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 4, 2020

Cville Plans Together — Dates announced for interactive webinars, drop-in webinars, and pop-up events

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville announces an opportunity to review a draft Affor...

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Additional Info... * City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 29, 2020

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

2020 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER 29, 2020

Charlottesville & Albemarle County Community Raise Awareness around the Value of Water and asks youth “What Water Means to Me” with Student Art Contest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville (Cit...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Leaf Collection Begins Monday, November 2nd

Promotional Image Announcing that "Leaf Season is Here"

The City of Charlottesville will start residential curbside collection of leaves on Monday, November 2, 2020. Each neighborhood will be visited by vacuum trucks three times during the season on a set rotating schedule.

Key Highlights:

  • Residents can sign up ...
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Full information on the Leaf Collection webpage... * City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 15, 2020

City Seeks Holiday Tree and Musical Talent for Special Grand Illumination 2020 Television Broadcast

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 15, 2020

City Seeks Holiday Tree and Musical Talent for Special Grand Illumination 2020 Television Broadcast

Charlottesville, VA - The City of Charlottesville and UVA Community Credit Union are excited to present Charlottesville...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Charlottesville Skate Park Honored as “Best New Facility” by Virginia Recreation & Park Society

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October 15, 2020

Charlottesville Skate Park Honored as “Best New Facility” by Virginia Recreation & Park Society

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Skate Park, located in McIntire Park, was named &ldqu...

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Additional Info... * City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 14, 2020

REVISED SCHEDULE: City Council Seeks Public Input on Strategic Plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 14, 2020

City Council work sessions rescheduled for November-December to develop updated Strategic Plan

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Council is updating the City’s Strategic Plan, which includes the vision, mission...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

City of Charlottesville Announces Additional $825,000 to Assist Local Businesses

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober  12, 2020

The grant funds will help small businesses that have endured significant business interruption due to the required closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Charlottesville appoints Dr. Hezedean Smith as Fire Chief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 12, 2020

Dr. Smith starts as Chief on December 1 and has served most recently as an Assistant Chief for the Orlando Fire Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Acting City Manager John Blair announces the appointment of Dr. Hezedean A...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

REVISED SCHEDULE: City Council Seeks Public Input on Strategic Plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 14, 2020

City Council work sessions rescheduled for November-December to develop updated Strategic Plan

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Council is updating the City’s Strategic Plan, which includes the vision, mission...

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Charlottesville City Notes

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Charlottesville appoints Dr. Hezedean Smith as Fire Chief

Dr. Hezedean Smith

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 12, 2020

Dr. Smith starts as Chief on December 1 and has served most recently as an Assistant Chief for the Orlando Fire Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Acting City Manager John Blair announces the appointment of Dr. Hezedean A...

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Charlottesville Fire News

News Flash

Posted on: November 20, 2020

CPD Continues to Seek Leads Regarding Dashad "Sage" Smith Homicide

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 20, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to ask for the public’s assistance regarding the disappearance and homicide of 19-year-old Dashad “Sage” Smith, who vanished eight years ag...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

CPD Partners With NHTSA for Annual Click It or Ticket Campaign

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 16, 2020

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and more drivers hit the roads, the Charlottesville Police Department is reminding all drivers of the importance of seat belt use. 

The annual Click It or Ticket campaign...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 15, 2020

Suspect Arrested Following Homicide on Orangedale Avenue

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 15, 2020

On November 14, 2020, at approximately 2111 hours, Charlottesville Police Officers responded to the 800 block of Orangedale Avenue for the report of a single gunshot heard in the area.  When they arrived, off...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

CPD Detectives Investigating Murder on South First Street, Suspect Wanted

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 6, 2020

On November 5, 2020, at approximately 2137 hours, Charlottesville Police officers responded for a reported shooting in the 900 block of South First Street.

Arriving officers located a male with a gunshot wound and began...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

SCAM ALERT: Callers Posing as Police Officers, Demand Money for Missing Court Date

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 30, 2020

The City of Charlottesville Police Department and Sheriff’s Office are warning citizens of a phone scam involving callers posing as Charlottesville police officers and/or detectives.

Both agencies have receive...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

CPD Launches Annual Winter Wool Campaign to Benefit Toy Lift Charities

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 30, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is once again launching its annual Winter Wool Campaign, with the hope of assisting families directly impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

From November 1, 2020, to March 1, 2...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 14, 2020

CPD Annouces New Assistant Chief of Police, Captain

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 14, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to announce the promotions of two employees to the positions of Assistant Chief of Police and Captain.

Effective Thursday, October 15, 2020, Captain James Mooney will be ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 10, 2020

UPDATE: CPD Identifies Victims of 5th Street Crash

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 12, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department has identified two individuals killed in Saturday’s single-vehicle accident on 5th Street SW.  

Devin Jaron Stinnie, a 28-year-old resident of Charlottesville, an...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Weekend Update: Crash Kills Charlottesville Man; Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 14, 2020

Pedestrian Killed in Crash on Emmet Street

On September 13, 2020, at approximately 2000 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in the 1400 block of ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 5, 2020

Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery at Maury Avenue Business

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 5, 2020

On September 4, 2020, at approximately 2148 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to a business in the 100 block of Maury Avenue for an armed robbery.

The clerk reported a male suspect displayed a...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

CPD Detectives Continue to Seek Information About Jay Shifflett Murder Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 3, 2020

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the murder of Jason Lee “Jay” Shifflett. Jay was murdered in the early morning hours of September 3, 2015, during a home invasion robbery at his residence in th...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Albemarle County Man Dies in Crash on Emmet Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 2, 2020

On August 31, 2020, at approximately 1046 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to a two-vehicle, motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Emmet Street and Barracks Road.

The two occupants in th...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Charlottesville Police Officer Charged With Assault and Battery

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 1, 2020

On March 3, 2020, three Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to a reported disorder at 762 Prospect Avenue. Two Charlottesville residents were arrested at the scene; one for Drunk in Public (18.2-388) ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Crash Closed Portions of Emmet Street near Barracks Road

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  August 31, 2020

On August 31, 2020, at approximately 1046 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Emmet Street North at the intersection of Barracks Road.

Two people were transpor...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Motorcycle Crash Claims the Life of Charlottesville Man

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  August 31, 2020

On August 30, 2020, at approximately 2121 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to a motor vehicle crash involving two motorcycles on 5th Street SW near the intersection of Cleveland Ave...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closures Expected Friday Due to Planned Freedom of Speech Event

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  August 26, 2020

Due to a planned freedom of speech event on Friday, August 28, 2020, drivers can expect road closures and traffic delays between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Impacted streets include: 

  • Market Street from 9th Stre...
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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

CPD Lobby Closed on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  August 11, 2020

In conjunction with the closure of City Hall, The Charlottesville Police Department’s lobby will also be closed on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. 

This closure does not impact CPD’s r...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

UPDATE: Amy Hillman Safely Located

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  August 10, 2020

UPDATE (08/10/2020 11 a.m.): Amy Hillman was safely located  on Monday, August 10, 2020.

ORIGINAL (08/06/2020):

The Charlottesville Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Officers Investigating Armed Robbery on Monticello Road

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 31, 2020

On July 30, 2020, at 2238 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to an armed robbery at a business in the 1800 block of Monticello Road. 

The store clerk was robbed at gunpoint, and the suspec...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 19, 2020

UPDATE: Albemarle County Man Dies in Crash on 5th Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 19, 2020

UPDATE: 7/19/2020 12:45 p.m.): 

The Charlottesville Police Department has identified the man killed in Saturday’s crash on 5th Street as Dustin Ryan Parr, a 30-year-old resident of Albemarle County.

CPD i...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: Delays Anticipated Near Albemarle County Office Building on July 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 16, 2020

Drivers can anticipate traffic delays on Friday, July 17, 2020, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the area of the Albemarle County Office Building due to a planned freedom of speech event.

Drivers are urged to avoid McIntire Ro...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Man arrested on Charlottesville Downtown Mall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 9, 2020

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 5:34 p.m., a citizen called 911 to report a 45-year-old male on the ground at 200 W. Main Street.  The Charlottesville Police Department, Charlottesville Fire Department, and the Cha...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

CPD Announces Charges Related to Vandalism on East Market Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 25, 2020

In response to nationwide, regional, and local rallies and marches, the Charlottesville Police Department has been publicly supportive and understanding of the pain and outrage being felt across the nation following the d...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Albemarle County Man Arrested Following Shots Fired Incident on West Main Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 22, 2020

On June 20, 2020, at approximately 0030 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 1100 block of West Main Street. 

Upon arrival, officers located damage to a near...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

CPD Releases Last Five Years of Line Item Budgets

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 12, 2020

In response to numerous requests for a more detailed format of the Charlottesville Police Department’s budget, CPD is providing the last five fiscal years, from FY17 to FY21, of line item budgets.

This informatio...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Updated Information About CPD Training and Policies

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 5, 2020

In response to the murder of George Floyd, the Charlottesville Police Department has received numerous media and community requests for information relating to bias-based policing, de-escalation and our body-worn cameras.

T...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Statement of Gratitude to the Charlottesville Community

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 2, 2020

To the Charlottesville Community,

We write to you today as public safety leaders for the City of Charlottesville to express our profound gratitude for the manner in which you, our community, demonstrated your collective out...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Statement Regarding Death of George Floyd

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 29, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department sends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Mr. George Floyd, whose tragic death has shocked and horrified our department, the Charlottesville community, and the entire na...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

CPD Partners With Local Nonprofit to Distribute "Bags of Hope"

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 20, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department will be assisting a local mental health nonprofit organization with distributing additional mental health resources to support our community during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

CPD to Dedicate New Memorial in Recognition of Fallen Officers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 14, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is dedicating a new memorial to the department’s fallen officers, as well as two Virginia State Police troopers who have died in the line of duty.

Over the past several months...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Portion of West Market Street Closed Following Crash Involving Utility Pole

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 8, 2020

UPDATE: Market Street has been reopened to traffic.

On May 8, 2020, at approximately 0732 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded for the report of a motor vehicle crash in the 200 block of West Market St...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

CPD Announces Changes to Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 8, 2020

Beginning on Monday, May 11, the Charlottesville Police Department will staff its Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU) from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 

However, online options will still be available for no...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

CPD Welcomes Seven New Officers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 27, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to welcome seven recruits as its newest law enforcement officers.

Officers S. Hall, Jr., M. Harlow, M. Huffman,  K. Morrison, C. Vlasis, B. Williams, and J. Wood w...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

CPD Responds to Death of Dr. Lorna Breen

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 27, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is extending condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Lorna Breen, who died Sunday following a call for medical assistance.

On Sunday, April 26, 2020, Charlottesville Police Depar...

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Charlottesville Police News

News Flash

Posted on: October 20, 2020

Climate Action Plan Process Briefing at City Council Meeting

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The October 19th City Council meeting included a briefing on the upcoming Climate Action Plan development process for community engagement. 

Learn More:

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Council Meeting Agendas, Minu...

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Climate Action
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Charlottesville Adopted New GHG Reduction Goals

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On July 1, 2019, City of Charlottesville's City Council adopted new greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals informed by community input and the challenge posed by climate change, including the recent IPCC report. The new goals aim to achieve a 45% reduction ...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Draft GHG Goals Open for Public Comment

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At City Council's May 6, 2019 meeting, a compilation of community comments and input were presented along with draft greenhouse gas reduction goals. Community input was used to inform support for this level of commitment and to begin informing direction t...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Charlottesville Recommits to Climate Action

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City Council passed a resolution on June 19, 2017 as its "Response to the Announced US Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement". The resolution indicates continued commitment on behalf of Charlottesville to reducing greenhouse gas emissions ...

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Additional Info... Climate Action

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 23, 2020

Review the Draft Affordable Housing Plan and Initial Comprehensive Plan Revisions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 23, 2020

Cville Plans Together — The deadline for comments is December 2!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville would like to remind all residents and other interested individuals about the opportunity to r...

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Additional Info... Comprehensive Plan Updates
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Review the Draft Affordable Housing Plan and Initial Comprehensive Plan Revisions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 4, 2020

Cville Plans Together — Dates announced for interactive webinars, drop-in webinars, and pop-up events

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville announces an opportunity to review a draft Affordable Hous...

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Additional Info... Comprehensive Plan Updates

News Flash

Posted on: October 12, 2020

City of Charlottesville Announces Additional $825,000 to Assist Local Businesses

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober  12, 2020

The grant funds will help small businesses that have endured significant business interruption due to the required closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlot...

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Economic Development News

News Flash

Posted on: November 23, 2020

Review the Draft Affordable Housing Plan and Initial Comprehensive Plan Revisions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 23, 2020

Cville Plans Together — The deadline for comments is December 2!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville would like to remind all residents and other interested individuals about the opportunity to r...

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Additional Info... Neighborhood Development News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Neighborhood Development Services - Holiday Drop Off Schedule

Architectural Drawings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 18, 2020

Schedule adjustments have been put in place to accommodate Friday closures at City Hall during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's holidays

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Department of Neighborh...

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Neighborhood Development News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Review the Draft Affordable Housing Plan and Initial Comprehensive Plan Revisions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 4, 2020

Cville Plans Together — Dates announced for interactive webinars, drop-in webinars, and pop-up events

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville announces an opportunity to review a draft Affordable Hous...

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Additional Info... Neighborhood Development News

News Flash

Posted on: October 30, 2020

City Opens New Trail on 142 Acres of New Parkland Adjacent to Ragged Mountain

Kids Hike Heyward Community Forest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 30, 2020

Property for these trails was obtained with funding assistance from the US Department of Agriculture

CHARLOTESVILLE, VIRGINIA - The City of Charlottesville is pleased to announce the opening of 142 acres of forested lan...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Charlottesville Skate Park Honored as “Best New Facility” by Virginia Recreation & Park Society

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 15, 2020

Charlottesville Skate Park Honored as “Best New Facility” by Virginia Recreation & Park Society

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Skate Park, located in McIntire Park, was named &ldqu...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Charlottesville City Market Voted #2 in the U.S. by the American Farmland Trust

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 2, 2020

The Charlottesville City Market placed #2 in the 12th annual American Farmland Trust Farmers Market Celebration contest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville City Market placed #2 in the 12th annual American...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation News

News Flash

Posted on: October 29, 2020

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

2020 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER 29, 2020

Charlottesville & Albemarle County Community Raise Awareness around the Value of Water and asks youth “What Water Means to Me” with Student Art Contest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville (Cit...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Leaf Collection Begins Monday, November 2nd

Promotional Image Announcing that "Leaf Season is Here"

The City of Charlottesville will start residential curbside collection of leaves on Monday, November 2, 2020. Each neighborhood will be visited by vacuum trucks three times during the season on a set rotating schedule.

Key Highlights:

  • Residents can sign up ...
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Full information on the Leaf Collection webpage... Public Works News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

City of Charlottesville Wins 2020 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER  7, 2020

City of Charlottesville receives their sixth Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense Award in Sustained Excellence for helping the Charlottesville community save water and money!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The U....

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Public Works News

News Flash

Posted on: November 23, 2020

Sidewalk Closures Update

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The City has updated our list of sidewalk closures and pedestrian detours. Please visit the Traffic Advisory and Sidewalk Closures page for the most current information. 

Receiving this alert via email? Our website now allows you to adjust your pr...

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View current closures Sidewalk Closures

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2020

Leaf Collection Begins Monday, November 2nd

Promotional Image Announcing that "Leaf Season is Here"

The City of Charlottesville will start residential curbside collection of leaves on Monday, November 2, 2020. Each neighborhood will be visited by vacuum trucks three times during the season on a set rotating schedule.

Key Highlights:

  • Residents can sign up ...
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Full information on the Leaf Collection webpage... Solid Waste Management
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Register for E-Waste Collection - Spots are Limited!

Announcement of Electronic Waste Collection Day & Notice of Need to Pre-Register

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 16, 2020

The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is holding an electronic waste collection day on Saturday, October 10. 

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Registration is now open for the...

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Solid Waste Management
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Website Personalization Now Available!

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

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Solid Waste Management
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Stay connected!

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

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Solid Waste Management

News Flash

Posted on: November 23, 2020

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Barracks Rd between Hessian Rd and Blue Ridge Rd Closed Nightly

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Barracks Rd between Hessian Rd and Blue Ridge Rd will be CLOSED nightly during the following dates: November 29, 2020 to December 23, 2020. The closure for installation of a water main will be from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. each day, Sunday to Friday.

  • Northbound dr...
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Traffic Advisory

News Flash

Posted on: November 25, 2020

CAT Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19, Biweekly Testing Program Remains Active

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 25, 2020

CAT Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19, Biweekly Testing Program Remains Active

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) was informed that another employee tested positi...

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Transit News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Meet Barry Herring, Assistant Director of Finance and Grant Management

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Meet Barry Herring

CAT's NEW Assistant Director of Finance and Grant Management

Barry comes to us from GRTC (Greater Richmond Transit Company) and during his time there, served as Chief Financial Officer.

With his extensive experience in finance, grants, and...

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Transit News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Meet Stephen McNally, CAT's NEW Senior Project Manager

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Meet stephen mcnally

CAT's NEW Senior Project Manager

Stephen comes to us from GRTC (Greater Richmond Transit Company) and during his time there, served as the Director of Construction & Engineering. Most notably, Stephen was responsible for the site se...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Small Number of Charlottesville Mail Voters Affected by Clerical Error

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 28, 2020

Due to a clerical error, a small number of Charlottesville voters did not receive Envelope A containing their mail ballots

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Around September 18, 2020, the Charlottesville Office of Voter Registrat...

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Voter Registration & Elections
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Charlottesville Official Mail Ballot Drop Box Unveiling

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On Thursday, September 17 at 2:00 pm, the City of Charlottesville Office of Voter Registration will unveil the Official Mail Ballot Drop Box that will be available to Charlottesville City voters for the November 2020 General Election. 

  • The mail ba...
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Voter Registration & Elections