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Albemarle County Holds Joint Board of Supervisors / School Board / Planning Commission Meeting
Topic: Growth and Change in our Community

Today three of Albemarle County’s public bodies came together in an unprecedented event centered on growth and change in our community. The purpose? Robust communication and a shared understanding regarding growth impacts in the County. This historic event marks the first ever convening of the three bodies. Read on...

County Offices Closed in Observance of Presidents' Day
Albemarle County offices will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents' Day. Offices will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20.

Governor Northam Announces $4.8 Million Investment in Albemarle County
Lighthouse Instruments to create 10 new jobs, expand medical manufacturing operation

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Lighthouse Instruments, a world leader in laser test and measurement systems for pharmaceutical process monitoring, will invest $4.8 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Albemarle County. The company will consolidate two locations in the county and build a new headquarters and manufacturing facility. The project will create 10 new jobs. Read on...

Albemarle County Mails 2018 Reassessment Notices
Albemarle County is mailing 2018 Change of Assessment notices to taxpayers today, January 26, 2018, reflecting changes in property values resulting from the County's recently completed annual reassessment. The notices contain the new 2018 assessed values alongside the 2017 and 2016 values. They also provide the estimated new tax levy and compare that new tax levy to the two previous years. We calculated the proposed tax levy by using the 2018 assessed value and the 2017 tax rate. The Board of Supervisors will set the 2018 tax rate at a later date; therefore the actual tax levy for 2018 may differ from this notice. Please direct any questions regarding the new assessment notice to the Office of the County Assessor. Read on...

Albemarle County Finance Department Launches Online Business Tax Portal
Albemarle County is pleased to introduce a new online portal for business taxes: Through this new user-friendly website, business owners can now file and pay (convenience fee applies) the following Albemarle County tax types: Monthly Food and Beverage, Monthly Transient and Occupancy, Business License, Business Personal Property, Quarterly Fiduciary Taxes. Read on...