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The Latest Coronavirus Information - Phase 1
5/14/2020
Effective Friday, May 15, Virginia will enter Phase 1 of the Forward Virginia plan to safely and gradually ease health restrictions while containing the spread of COVID-19. Read Governor Northam’s Executive Order 61 and review the guidance for businesses to familiarize yourself with what you might expect for the next few weeks.

 
Albemarle County Local Government has continued its operations since mid-March, shifting our workforce to telework wherever possible, while supporting our community’s emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While our doors have been closed to the public, we have continued to provide many of the same programs and services. For that reason, Phase 1 will not bring many changes for Albemarle County.

 

Apply For and Renew Real Estate Tax Relief
5/8/2020
Albemarle County offers real estate tax relief to elderly and/or permanently disabled persons. If you received tax relief last year, you must file your application or certification renewal by May 16 to determine your eligibility priort to the June 30, 2020 tax bills.

Nelsie Birch Named Chief Financial Officer for Albemarle County
5/6/2020
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors named Nelsie Birch as the incoming Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO directly oversees Albemarle County’s financial systems, which support the nearly $400 million annual budget, and the supporting functions of accounting, payroll, purchasing, real estate, and revenue administration. Ms. Birch will assume this role effective June 29, 2020, following the retirement of Bill Letteri. 

Vote Absentee in the June 23rd Primary Elections
5/6/2020
If you would like to vote in the upcoming primary, the Albemarle County Electoral Board and Department of Voter Registration strongly recommends voting absentee by mail to minimize risk of infection and to adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing.

Tax Deadline Extensions and 2020 Tax Rate Approved by the Board of Supervisors
4/16/2020
Today, the Board of Supervisors passed an emergency ordinance extending several tax deadlines due to the impact of COVID-19 and set the tax rate for the year 2020.

Board of Supervisors Approves Microloan Program for Albemarle Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
4/15/2020
Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a $200,000 contribution to the Business Recovery Fund, a microloan program that provides financial relief to small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Board of Supervisors Authorizes Executing a Development Agreement for Albemarle Business Campus
4/15/2020
Today, the Board of Supervisors authorized the County Executive to execute a development agreement to form a public-private partnership with 5th Street Forest, LLC for the Albemarle Business Campus, a mixed-use proposal at the corner of 5th St. Extended and Old Lynchburg Road.

Board of Supervisors Authorizes Executing a Development Agreement for Albemarle Business Campus
4/15/2020
Today, the Board of Supervisors authorized the County Executive to execute a development agreement to form a public-private partnership with 5th Street Forest, LLC for the Albemarle Business Campus, a mixed-use proposal at the corner of 5th St. Extended and Old Lynchburg Road.

Board of Supervisors Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Process Update
4/10/2020
Public Hearing on Calendar Year 2020 Tax Rate
The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to hold two public hearings on Monday, April 13, 2020, beginning at 6 pm online, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The County Executive has recommended that the Board of Supervisors postpone the Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2021 Proposed Budget until May 6, but proceed with the Public Hearing on the Calendar Year 2020 Tax Rate. Read on to learn more about the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget process.

Board of Supervisors Virtual Meeting Details
4/1/2020
Reminder: The Board of Supervisors will have their next regular meeting Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 at 5 pm . Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this will be the first virtual meeting of the Board of Supervisors.