Public Works News

  1. Leaf Collection Announcement 23-24

    Leaf Collection to Resume

    The City Leaf Collection Service is scheduled to resume Monday, February 5, 2024 and will conclude Thursday, February 29. All collection zones will receive one loose leaf pickup service with this service restart cycle. Read on...
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    Residential Trash/Recycling Collection Schedule for January 16, 2024

    Due to the inclement weather conditions, residential trash and recycling routes will not be collected today. Collection will resume Wednesday, January 17th, one day behind schedule, and will complete Saturday, January 20th. Read on...
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    Curbside Trash Schedule Shifts Ahead of Forecasted Winter Weather

    In anticipation of the upcoming winter weather projected to move through our area beginning Saturday morning, the City's curbside trash collection will start one hour earlier than normal Saturday morning. Read on...
  4. Snowy weather

    Charlottesville Public Works Responds to Forecasted Winter Weather

    The Public Works Department is actively making preparations to respond to the forecasted winter storm that is projected to bring impacts to the area beginning Saturday morning. Read on...
  5. Public Works

    Recycle Your Holidays Trees!

    Charlottesville Public Works will be collecting residents' holiday trees for recycling. Trees must be at the curb by 7AM, Monday, January 15 and free of ALL decorations, stands and nails. Read on...
  6. City Seal on brown background

    City of Charlottesville Establishes The Office of Sustainability

    Charlottesville’s new Office of Sustainability will address and support sustainability and climate priorities for the City. Read on...
  7. Public Works

    Charlottesville to Utilize New Winter Weather Online Portal

    For this upcoming snow season, the City of Charlottesville Public Works Department will be rolling out a new tool that will allow residents to track City snow plows during a winter weather event. Read on...
  8. Logo for Charlottesville Acting on Climate Together

    Charlottesville Provides Funding for Public Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging

    Charlottesville looks to expand it public charging network, relaunches EV Charging Grant Program. Read on...
  9. Leaf Collection Announcement 23-24

    Leaf Collection has Begun

    The City of Charlottesville is beginning construction of a significant environmental restoration project in partnership with the Botanical Garden of the Piedmont. Read on...
  10. 2023 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Image

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

    Tell us your Action to Save Water in the Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest. Read on...
  11. Schenks Branch Tributary (1)

    Construction of Schenks Branch Tributary Stream Restoration Project to Commence

    The City of Charlottesville is beginning construction of a significant environmental restoration project in partnership with the Botanical Garden of the Piedmont. Read on...
  12. Solarize Cville 2023 (Instagram Post (Square))

    Solarize Charlottesville Campaign is Open!

    Interested in solarizing your home? Solarize Virginia has made it easier and more affordable than ever! Read on...
  13. Cover of Charlottesville&#39s Heat Mitigation and Adaptation Guidebook

    New Resource: Heat Mitigation and Adaptation Guidebook

    As summer temperatures rise in Charlottesville, learn how to stay cool. Read on...
  14. Updated Inventory News Flash

    Charlottesville Releases Updated GHG Inventories

    Charlottesville releases 2020 and 2021 Greenhouse Gas Inventory numbers Read on...
  15. Moving Forward on Climate

    Planning Commission votes to advance the Climate Action Plan

    Last night, on Dec. 13, 2022, at a joint meeting of the Charlottesville Planning Commission and City Council, the Planning Commission voted to recommend the Charlottesville Climate Action Plan as an amendment to the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Read on...
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    Adopting Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan

    Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan is moving forward for proposed adoption as an amendment to the City's Comprehensive Plan. This adoption process begins with a public hearing on December 13, 2022 with the Planning Commission and City Council. Read on...
  17. 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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    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...
  19. 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...
  20. Text announcing an &#34Acting on Climate Together&#34 Community Workshop

    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...
  21. Logo for Charlottesville Acting on Climate Together

    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...
  22. 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...
  23. Solarize Charlottesville Logo

    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...
  24. Text announcing an &#34Acting on Climate Together&#34 Community Workshop

    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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  28. Event Promotion Image for Climate Action Together Event on 2022-01-20

    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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