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  1. Traffic Alert

    Traffic Alert for Bridge Repairs on Route 250 Bypass

    The Route 250 Bypass bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railway will have nighttime lane closures on US 250 between November 28th and December 15th. Read on...
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    No Residential Curbside Trash or Recycling Collection on Thanksgiving Day

    There will be no residential curbside trash or recycling collection on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2022. Read on...
  3. Logo for Charlottesville Acting on Climate Together

    Next Steps for Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan

    Last week, Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan was presented at a City Council work session. As part of moving the Climate Action Plan forward, the City continues to seek community feedback and involvement. Input is requested by Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 Learn more ...
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    Leaf Collection Begins Monday, October 31st

    Residential curbside leaf collection starts Monday, October 31, 2022. Leaves will be collected loose at the curb (no bags) up to three times during the season. Text alert schedule reminders and a drop-off location will be again available this year. Read on...
  5. 2022 EPA Sustained Excellence Winner

    City of Charlottesville Wins 2022 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

    City of Charlottesville receives its eighth Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense Award in Sustained Excellence for helping the Charlottesville community save water and money! Read on...
  6. 2022 Imagine a Day without Water News Flash

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

    Charlottesville & Albemarle County community raise awareness around the value of water with youth art contest. Read on...
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    Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan Available Online

    Charlottesville’s Climate Action Plan is now available online and will be presented to City Council at the Monday, October 3, 2022 work session! Read on...
  8. Climate on Council Agenda

    Climate Action Plan to be Presented to City Council - 10/03/2022

    On October 3, 2022, the Climate Action Plan will be presented to City Council at their afternoon work session. Additionally, the City's Climate Protection Program has add a new staff member! Read on...
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    Upcoming Climate Action Listening Sessions & Town Hall Community Workshop

    This August: Listening Sessions to provide an intentional space for voices in our community who are not traditionally involved in climate conversations, and, a Town Hall Community Workshop for all community members to provide input on GHG reductions. Read on...
  10. 2021 VEEP News Flash

    City of Charlottesville Approved as VEEP Sustainability Partner for 10th Year

    For the 10th year in a row, the City of Charlottesville is honored as a Department of Environment Quality Virginia Environmental Excellence Program Sustainability Partner. Read on...
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    GKY to Provide 2D Stormwater Management Modeling for Charlottesville

    The City of Charlottesville has awarded GKY a contract for engineering services associated with the development of a 2D stormwater management model of the portion of the Moore’s Creek Watershed located within its city limits. Read on...
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    New Climate Planning Materials Available

    New materials have been posted to the City's website for the Climate Action Plan and the Climate Vulnerability Assessment! Read on...
  13. Text announcing an &#34Acting on Climate Together&#34 Community Workshop

    Community Workshop: Help Charlottesville become Climate Resilient!

    Please join the conversation on Thursday, June 9, 5 PM - 7 PM for a virtual Community Workshop to discuss the City of Charlottesville's Climate Vulnerability Assessment. Register in advance of the workshop, and the Zoom link will be sent to your email. Read on...
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    Sign Up & Learn More about Solarize Charlottesville!

    The City of Charlottesville is working with the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) to bring another round of Solarize Charlottesville! Learn more & register for the June 7 virtual info session at SolarizeCville.org. Campaign ends June 30! Read on...
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    Save the Date: June 9, 5PM - 7PM Community Workshop on Climate Vulnerabilities

    Please plan to join us, fellow community members, and community organizations on Thursday, June 9, 5PM - 7PM for a final, virtual, Community Workshop to inform Charlottesville's Climate Vulnerability Assessment! Read on...
  16. Event Name:  Fleet of the Future, Right-Sized and Electrified, Monday, May 23, 3-5PM

    Join Us at "The Fleet of the Future: Right Sized and Electrified"

    We are excited to partner with Albemarle County, Virginia Clean Cities, and the University of Virginia for a community showcase of electric equipment. Read more for event details and activity schedule! Read on...
  17. Climate Surveys

    Reminder - Climate Surveys Still Open, through May 20th!

    There's still time to inform the City's two climate planning processes that are underway! Two climate plans - Two surveys - Open through May 20th! Read on...
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    Surveys Open for Climate Action Planning

    Surveys to inform climate action planning - both greenhouse gas reductions and climate vulnerability - are open for community input until Friday, May 20, 2022. Read on...
  19. Recycling schedule

    2022 Recycling Schedule - Available Online

    The 2022 Recycling Calendar and Schedule Map are available on the City's website. Printed copies of this schedule are unable to be mailed out as they have been in recent years. Residents are encouraged to download it from the website or contact Public ... Read on...
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    Call for Volunteers: Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign

    Calling for Community Volunteers - Help Charlottesville collect data on urban heat as part of the 2021 NIHHIS-CAPA Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign! This project will support Charlottesville's climate action efforts around extreme heat vulnerabilities. Read on...
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    Climate Vulnerability Assessment Process Kicking Off

    The City is beginning the process to develop a Climate Vulnerability Assessment, a part of Adaptation Planning. Having prepared information on the climate hazards projected for Charlottesville, community input is needed to identify vulnerabilities. Read on...
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    Join us on Jan. 20 for a Climate Action Together Roundtable Discussion

    Climate change, and its associated stress on our community, is upon us. Join the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and the University of Virginia on January 20 for a roundtable discussion with local leaders in key affected community systems. Read on...
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