News Flash

Posted on: February 26, 2021

Pedestrian injured by vehicle during Black Lives Matter 757 protest occupying City intersection

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 26, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today, Black Lives Matter 757 organizer, Aubrey Dwight “JaPharri” Jones, Jr. from Newport News, Virginia held a protest in Charlottesville to highlight two cases involving pol...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 23, 2021

CFD Publishes 2021 Strategic Plan

Engine10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 23, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Publishes 2021 Strategic Plan

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department is proud to share its 2021 Strategic Plan.  Both community members and CFD firef...

Read on...

Link to the CFD Strategic Plan * City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Sidewalks should be cleared of snow by property owners by 12 p.m. Saturday

SNow-Shovels-AdobeStock_19141049

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 19, 2021

Charlottesville City Code requires that property owners remove snow from sidewalks within 24 hours of the end of snowfall

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Code requires that property owners remove sn...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Update on winter weather conditions; City Offices opening on 2-hour delay, Friday, Feb. 19th

Charlottesville with Snow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 18, 2021

The City of Charlottesville is under a Winter Storm Warning until 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is under a Winter Storm Warning until 6 a.m. Friday, February 19.  Cit...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Winter Storm Warning - Charlottesville area expecting 4-5 inches of snow and ice

Charlottesville with Snow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 17, 2021

The City of Charlottesville is under a Winter Storm Warning until 1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is under a Winter Storm Warning until 1 a.m. Friday, February 19.  Cit...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 16, 2021

City's Housing RELIEF Fund Provides Over $1 Million in Assistance to Residents

Logo for the Housing Relief Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 16, 2021

The City received 1,203 applications from tenants and 236 from landlords on behalf of existing tenants. A total of 353 households received funding, with an average assistance amount of $3,701. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Utilities Customer Satisfaction Survey

Customer_Satisfaction_SUrvey_Banner_510pxl

The City of Charlottesville’s Department of Utilities recognizes that our customers are essential to helping us guarantee that they receive the best service experience possible. To help maintain a high level of customer service, we want to receive your in...

Read on...

Utilities Customer Satisfaction Survey * City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 10, 2021

City Seeks Information Related to Removal, Relocation, and Transfer of Ownership of Statue

Statue depicting Sacajawea, Meriwether Lewis, and William Clark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 10, 2021

The City of Charlottesville seeks information from parties interested in removing the statue depicting Sacajawea, Meriwether Lewis, and William Clark

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has issued a&n...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 29, 2021

City Assessor's Office completes 2021 reassessment

Green City Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 29, 2021

Residential parcels increased by an average of 4.2 percent and commercial properties decreased by an average of 0.19 percent

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City Assessor’s Office has completed the 2021 reassessment....

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 28, 2021

City of Charlottesville Adjusting Invoices of Some Gas Utility Customers for Inflated Charges

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 28, 2021

Approximately 4,000 Charlottesville Gas customers were overcharged; Corrected statements are being mailed and customers enrolled in Easy Pay were not impacted

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - A billing error has impacted approxima...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 22, 2021

City and Cultivate Charlottesville’s Food Justice Network launches 24/7 Food Security Text Line

logo for cultivate charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 22, 2021

Residents can text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to (844) 947-6518 to receive information about food resources available near their current zip code. Information is available in English and...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 20, 2021

City of Charlottesville Launches GO Ride On-Demand Transportation Program in Partnership with Jaunt

Logo for Go Ride program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 20, 2021

On-demand services, provided through Jaunt, will begin in mid-January and cover the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa, Greene, and Nelson counties. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In August 2020, t...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Key's Corner Market To-Go

Purple background with the City Market to go logo in the middle in white

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 19, 2021

Key's Corner Market To-Go

Charlottesville, VA – Charlottesville City Market is happy to announce that our drive-thru market will continue for the winter season at the Herman Key Jr Recreation Center in Downtown Charlott...

Read on...

Additional Info... * City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Mario Jarman Hodges pleads guilty to attempted rape, malicious wounding, and abduction

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 19, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today in Charlottesville Circuit Court, Mario Jarman Hodges pleaded guilty to attempted rape, malicious wounding, and abduction. He is scheduled to be sentenced on May 25, 2021, and faces up to fo...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Charlottesville City Council Appoints Chip Boyles City Manager

NewsFlash_ChipBoyles

A STATEMENT FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY COUNCIL

Over the past week, City Council has held several closed sessions to discuss the state of the organization.  We know that this has caused much speculation as to the reasons for these meetings and what ...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Charlottesville to Continue Deer Population Management Program

Deer in field

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 11, 2021

Deer culling to begin February 1, 2021 and continue during March

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville will continue its work with a wildlife management specialist to implement a deer management program that...

Read on...

Additional Info... * City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Virginia Progressive Prosecutors Call For Criminal Justice Reforms In Coming Legislative Session

City County Seals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 4, 2021

Commonwealth's Attorneys support common sense criminal justice reforms to make their communities safer and the Commonwealth’s justice system more fair and equitable

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Virginia Progressive Prosecutors ...

Read on...

Download letter * City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Charlottesville’s Circuit Court Awarded Prestigious USGBC LEED-NC Gold Certification

2020 Charlottesville Circuit Court addition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 21, 2020

Seventh LEED certified project completed by City of Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -Today the City of Charlottesville announces that Charlottesville’s Circuit Court, located at 315 E. High Street, has been award L...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 18, 2020

2020 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Winners Announced

2020 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Collage of Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDECEMBER 18, 2020

Youth were asked “What Water Means to Me,” in the Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest, and the winners have been selected!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville, the Albemarle County Service Authority (...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Climate Action Plan Materials and Resources Now Available

Climate Action Plan Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 17, 2020

Community Workshop recording and materials are now available on the City's Climate Action Plan webpage. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On Monday, December 14 and Tuesday, December 15, the City offered the first commun...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Charlottesville Commissioner of the Revenue Office wins Excellence Award for Innovative Strategies

COR STAFF GRAPHIC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 9, 2020

Charlottesville Commissioner of Revenue wins MCCi Excellence Award due to their innovative strategies amidst COVID-19

Charlottesville, VA – The City of Charlottesville Commissioner of Revenue Office was one of ...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Jeffrey Jaeger Found Guilty of Assault and Battery

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 11, 2020

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On September 1, 2020, Charlottesville Police Officer Jeffrey Jaeger was charged with assault and battery for conduct associated with his March 3, 2020 detention and arrest of Andre Henderson. &am...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Review the Draft Affordable Housing Plan and Initial Comprehensive Plan Revisions

Cville Plans Together Logo #3

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...

Read on...

Additional Info... * City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Review the Draft Affordable Housing Plan and Initial Comprehensive Plan Revisions

Cville Plans Together Logo #2

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...

Read on...

Additional Info... * 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 ...
Read on...

Full information on the Leaf Collection webpage... * City News Alerts *
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...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *