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Biscuit Run Park Master Plan Adopted
12/15/2018
The Albemarle County Parks and Recreation Department, along with its project design partners, shared with the public on Wednesday its updated master plan for Biscuit Run Park. (The same plan was presented to the Board of Supervisors during a November work session.) The presentation was followed with public comment and ultimately, approval from the Board of Supervisors with a 5-1 vote during its December 12 meeting.

Rio29 Small Area Plan adopted
12/13/2018
The Rio29 Small Area Plan has been adopted by the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. The Rio29 Small Area Plan puts forth a vision to transform the Rio29 area into a walkable and vibrant community – one that is a connected multimodal hub, with a diverse, mixed use character, and enhanced conservation of natural resources for the 400 acres of land surrounding the Rio Road and Route 29 intersection. The plan also provides a roadmap for implementation. Read the full plan to learn more.

Year In Review 2018
12/12/2018
Thank you to the community for a wonderful 2018 - please review our "year-in-review" video.

Snow continues into the evening, community urged to stay off roads
12/9/2018
Public safety officials and the Virginia Department of Transportation urge motorists to stay off the roads as snow continues to fall and temperatures continue to drop through the evening. Driving conditions are treacherous and expected to deteriorate through the night.

Mark Graham, Director of Community Development, Announces Retirement, effective Aug. 1, 2019
12/7/2018
Mark Graham is announcing his retirement as Director of Community Development for Albemarle County, effective August 1, 2019. Mark has worked for Albemarle County for 19 years.

Albemarle County Receives Platinum Level Certification in 2018 Green Government Challenge
12/5/2018
Albemarle County has received a platinum level certification in the 2018 Green Government Challenge, a program of Virginia Association of Counties (VACO) and Virginia Municipal League’s (VML). This is the eleventh year that Albemarle County has received a certification from Green Government Challenge.

Tax Bill Payment Deadline Extended to Thursday, December 6, 2018
12/4/2018
Albemarle County’s personal property and real estate taxes payment deadline has been extended by one day, to Thursday, December 6, 2018. The extension is due to the US Postal Service’ closure in observance of the national day of mourning for President George HW Bush on December 5. All payments, regardless of payment method, will be accepted through December 6 without penalty.

Joint Agreement on Downtown Court Complex
12/3/2018
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and the Charlottesville City Council announced today that an agreement has been reached on the Courts. The Albemarle County General District Court and Circuit Court will remain downtown, in the Court Square area.