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Posted on: December 5, 2022

City of Charlottesville Tax Due Date Extension Reminder

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 5, 2022

City of Charlottesville Tax Due Date Extension Reminder

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - As a reminder, the City of Charlottesville has extended its 2nd half due date for 2022 Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills. Bills ori...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission Presents "Rooms by the Sea"

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 5, 2022

Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission Presents "Rooms by the Sea"

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission is proud to present, Rooms by the Sea, a band hailing from Char...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Application for Funding Interest for Housing Operations & Program Support

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 1, 2022

City Opens Application for Funding Interest for Housing Operations & Program Support (HOPS)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville is pleased to open the Application for Funding Interest for Housing Opera...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Charlottesville's 25th Annual Grand Illumination This Friday, December 2nd

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 29, 2022

Charlottesville's 25th Annual Grand Illumination This Friday, December 2nd

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville and UVA Community Credit Union present Charlottesville's 25th Annual Grand Illumination with ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

City Announces Police Chief Candidates Ahead of Public Forum This Evening

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 28, 2022

City Announces Police Chief Candidates Ahead of Public Forum This Evening

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville announces the three final candidates for Charlottesville Police Chief: Latroy A. &qu...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Traffic Alert for Bridge Repairs on Route 250 Bypass

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 28, 2022

Traffic Alert for Bridge Repairs on Route 250 Bypass

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Route 250 Bypass bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railway will have nighttime lane closures on US 250 between November 28th and D...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Emergency Shelter Options for Residents Who are Unhoused

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 23, 2022

Emergency Shelter Options for Residents Who are Unhoused

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Residents who are experiencing homelessness, can call 434-207-2328 to receive assistance with shelter and access to programs to as...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

City of Charlottesville Now Accepting Board and Commission Applications

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 22, 2022

City of Charlottesville Now Accepting Board and Commission Applications

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is now accepting applications for Boards and Commissions until Friday, December 9, 2022. The dea...

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Posted on: November 27, 2022

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Week of November 28-December 9, 2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 27, 2022

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Week of November 28th to December 9th, 2022 –  Closure of northbound shared straight/right turn lane @ East Market Street.  Construction Vehicles entering/exiting the work zone on 9...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Upcoming Closure of City Offices for Thanksgiving Holiday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 21, 2022

Upcoming Closure of City Offices for Thanksgiving Holiday

Charlottesville City government offices will be closing at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23, and will remain closed through Friday, November 25 in observance o...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Holiday Market Begins November 26th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 18, 2022

Holiday Market Begins November 26

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The popular Holiday Market returns to downtown Charlottesville Saturday, November 26. The festive outdoor market features over 100 local vendors with a v...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

City Manager Forming a Downtown Mall Committee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 18, 2022

City Manager Forming a Downtown Mall Committee

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - As we approach the 50th anniversary of the creation of Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, the City is looking ahead to the next 50 years and beyond.&am...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Upcoming Repairs to Meadow Creek Trail Boardwalk in Greenbrier Park

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 18, 2022

Upcoming Repairs to Meadow Creek Trail Boardwalk in Greenbrier Park

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will be closing the Meadow Creek Trail Boardwalk located in G...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

A Statement on the Passing of Cole Hendrix, Former City Manager

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 16, 2022

A Statement on the Passing of Cole Hendrix, Former Charlottesville City Manager

Charlottesville City Government is saddened to report that Mr. Cole Hendrix, City Manager of Charlottesville from 1971-1996, passed away l...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Message from Charlottesville City Council

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 14, 2022

Message from Charlottesville City Council

The Charlottesville City Council sends our condolences to the families of D’Sean Perry, Lavel Davis Jr., and Devin Chandler who were killed Sunday night.  Our thoughts...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

A Joint Statement from the County of Albemarle and City of Charlottesville

Joint Statement from County and City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 14, 2022

A Joint Statement from the County of Albemarle and City of Charlottesville

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA - On November 13, 2022, a shooting incident with multiple fatalities occurred at the University of Virginia in the vicinit...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

City of Charlottesville to Change Tax Due Date

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 14, 2022

City of Charlottesville to Change Tax Due Date

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is planning to change the due date for 2nd half 2022 Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills.  Bills origina...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Buy Local Campaign Encourages Supporting Local Small Business this Holiday Season

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 10, 2022

Buy Local Campaign Encourages Supporting Local Small Business this Holiday Season

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Albemarle County & Charlottesville Buy Local campaign highlights small businesses within Charlottesville a...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Community Resources for Financial Relief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 1, 2022

Community Resources for Financial Relief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, in partnership with the United Way of Greater Charlottesville, provides financial relief for comm...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Joint Press Release from Commonwealth's Attorney and CPD

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 31, 2022

Joint Press Release from Commonwealth's Attorney and Charlottesville Police Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On Sunday October 23, Charlottesville Police Officers responded to a shots fired report near...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Commonwealth's Attorney: Shooting on the Downtown Mall October 15, 2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 20, 2022

Commonwealth's Attorney: Shooting on Downtown Mall October 15, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At approximately 5:15 p.m. on Saturday October 15, two juvenile males were shot near the parking lot of a Charl...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Phishing Alert: Electronic Benefits Accounts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 19, 2022

Phishing Alert: Electronic Benefits Accounts

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Please be aware of recent phishing attempts  (pictured below) to access persons' Electronic Benefits accounts. 

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

City of Charlottesville Notice of Funding Availability for Housing-Related Activities

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 13, 2022

City of Charlottesville Notice of Funding Availability for Housing-Related Activities

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In November 2021, the City Council approved and adopted the 2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendment, of which the Cha...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

City of Charlottesville Announces Resignation of PCOB Executive Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 12, 2022

City of Charlottesville Announces Resignation of PCOB Executive Director

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville announced today that Hansel Aguilar, Executive Director of the Police Civilian Oversight Board, ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Tree Removal - Charlottesville Downtown Mall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 6, 2022

Tree Removal - Charlottesville Downtown Mall

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Division will be removing nine trees on Charlottesville’s Downton Mall. Trees have be...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Urban Stream Health, Water Quality Monitoring, and Bacterial Contamination

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 29, 2022

Urban Stream Health, Water Quality Monitoring, and Bacterial Contamination

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Urban streams often have some water quality impairment due to the developed nature of the lands that drain into them. This ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Rugby/Rose Hill Intersection Conversion to a 4-Way Stop

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 26, 2022

Rugby Avenue/Rose Hill Drive Intersection Conversion to a 4-Way Stop

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The intersection of Rugby Avenue and Rose Hill Drive has been temporarily converted to a 4-Way Stop. This is to support the need ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Draft Inclusionary Zoning Analysis Available; Comment Period Extended

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 23, 2022

Draft Inclusionary Zoning Analysis Available; Comment Period for Zoning Approach Extended Through September 6

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is seeking input on its approach to the Zoning Rewrite.

Backg...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

City Safety Preparations for August 11-13, 2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 1, 2022

City Safety Preparations for August 11-13, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - With the anniversary of the violent events of August 2017 approaching, the City of Charlottesville provides the following update regarding the City&...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

City to Resume Passport Application Services

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 29, 2022

City to Resume Passport Application Services

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville’s Treasurer’s Office is pleased to announce the resumption of Passport Application services.  The ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

UVA Med-flight Helicopter to Land on Buford Field

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 25, 2022

UVA Med-flight Helicopter to Land on Buford Field

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Piedmont Virginia Community College, working in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Central Virginia, will land the UVA Med-flight helicopte...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Charlottesville Cooling Centers Open

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 19, 2022

Charlottesville Cooling Centers Open

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City will designate Key Recreation Center, Tonsler Recreation Center, and the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (Central Branch) as cooling centers beginning ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

City of Charlottesville Selects Police Chief Search Consultant

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 18, 2022

Charlottesville Selects Police Chief Search Consultant

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville announces the selection of POLIHIRE, a Washington D.C. based executive recruitment firm to assist the Interim City Ma...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Sister Cities Commission Announces Premiere of "Storie Musicali"

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2022

Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission Announces Premiere of "Storie Musicali"

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The  Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission is pleased to announce the YouTube premiere of one of o...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

City of Charlottesville Names New Director of Information Technology

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 29, 2022

City of Charlottesville Names New Director of Information Technology

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has promoted Steve Hawkes to the position of Director of Information Technology. The department is resp...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

City of Charlottesville receives AAA Bond Rating and Completes Bond Sale

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 24, 2022

City of Charlottesville receives AAA Bond Rating and Completes Bond Sale

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has again received the highest rating from both S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Let There Be Skate Park Lights!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 22, 2022

Let There Be Skate Park Lights!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce that we have reached our skate park lights fundraising goal.  Since opening in 2019, there has no...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Draft Report Available and Upcoming Open House for Zoning Rewrite

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 16, 2022

Draft Report Available and Upcoming Open House for Zoning Rewrite

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City has started the process of updating the Zoning Ordinance, and will host an open house event to gather input on the proposed z...

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

**UPDATE 4:50PM** - Missing Person Has Been Located Safely

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 12, 2022

**UPDATE 4:50PM** - Missing Person in Charlottesville Has Been Located Safely

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Police Department confirms that the missing person has been located safely.

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

**UPDATE 6/10/22** - Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 10, 2022

**UPDATE 6/10/22** - Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

UPDATE 6/10/22: Charlottesville Police Department confirms that Ms. Hundertmark has reached out to her family and advised them that she is safe.

[origi...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 1, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness Day

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - City of Charlottesville Mayor Lloyd Snook issues a proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness Day to honor and remember all victims and survi...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

City Building Permit Division Experiencing Low Staffing Levels

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 27, 2022

City Building Permit Division Experiencing Low Staffing Levels

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville Department of Neighborhood Development Services (NDS) is currently experiencing low staffing levels in its bui...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Charlottesville High School Students Staging a Walk-Out This Afternoon

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 26, 2022

Charlottesville High School Students Staging a Walk-Out This Afternoon

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville High School students are staging a walk-out today at 1:00 PM in solidarity against gun violence and to honor the v...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

City of Charlottesville Announces New Directors and Deputy Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 11, 2022

City Announces New Directors of Human Resources and Human Services, and Deputy Director of Communications and Public Engagement

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has named Mary Ann Hardie as the Director of ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

City Council Meetings Resume in Council Chambers on Monday, April 18th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 13, 2022

City Council Meetings Resume in Council Chambers on Monday, April 18th

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Council will return to in-person meetings with limited public seating and virtual access maintained for the...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Charlottesville City Council Adopts FY 2022-2023 Budget

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 13, 2022

Charlottesville City Council Adopts FY 2022-2023 Budget 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Interim City Manager, Michael C. Rogers, comments on the FY 2022-2023 budget adopted by City Council at their special meeting on Apri...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

UPDATE: Bacteria Levels in Pollocks Branch Have Returned to Normal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 8, 2022

UPDATE: Bacteria Levels in Pollocks Branch Have Returned to Normal

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - After water quality monitoring conducted by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance (RCA) in March detected elevated E. coli levels in Poll...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Charlottesville Initiates A Big Step Forward to Large Energy and Water Savings

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 5, 2022

Charlottesville Initiates A Big Step Forward to Large Energy and Water Savings

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has hired CMTA Energy Solutions to assess over 40 buildings in its government and school port...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Fish Kill Confirmed in Tributary of Meadow Creek

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 1, 2022

Fish Kill Confirmed in Tributary of Meadow Creek

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City’s Environmental Sustainability Office received a report earlier this week from a resident regarding dead fish in a tributa...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

High Bacteria Levels Detected in Pollocks Branch

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2022

High Bacteria Levels Detected in Pollocks Branch

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Recent water quality monitoring conducted by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance has detected elevated E. coli bacterial levels in Pollocks Bra...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

City Council Archives for Minutes and Ordinance Books are Now Online

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2022

City Council Archives for Minutes and Ordinance Books are Now Online 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Clerk of Council Kyna Thomas announces the completion of an imaging project that brings the City Council archives for Mi...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 24, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the evening of February 23, 2022 in the 800...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Schenks Branch Tributary Virtual Public Meeting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 15, 2022

Schenks Branch Tributary Virtual Public Meeting

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is undertaking an environmental restoration project in the section of McIntire Park that is home to the Botanic...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Cville Plans Together Begins Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 28, 2022

Cville Plans Together Begins Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City has started the process of updating the Zoning Ordinance, the first major action to implement the newly adopted Comprehensive Plan and...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Assistant Fire Marshal Stephen Walton is honored with a proclamation recognizing his 50 years of service and dedication to the City of Charlot...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Petroleum Seep Impacting Unnamed Tributary of Meadow Creek

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 26, 2022

Petroleum Seep Impacting Unnamed Tributary of Meadow Creek

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - A petroleum seep is impacting an unnamed tributary of Meadow Creek in the vicinity of 1706 Emmet Street North in Charlottesville. This rel...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - For the first time in 165 years, the Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) will promote four firefighters to the rank of Captain&nb...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

CAT Receives Grant to Continue Fare-Free Service to the Public

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 14, 2021

Commonwealth Transportation Board awards Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) $1,066,620 to continue fare-free rides to the public for an additional four years.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) is...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Conduct Holiday Business Inspections

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Conduct Holiday Business Inspections

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – To ensure our community's safety during this time, CFD personnel will conduct annual holiday inspec...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Host Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 24, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Receives International Reaccreditation Status.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department will host its annual awards and recognition ceremony on Thursday, October...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalion Chief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 20, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalion Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department promotes Assistant Fire Marshal Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalio...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Deputy Michael Thomas Appointed Interim Fire Chief of the Charlottesville Fire Department

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 19, 2022

Deputy Chief Michael Thomas Appointed Interim Fire Chief of the Charlottesville Fire Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Interim City Manager Michael C. Rogers has appointed Michael L. Thomas to serve as Interim Fire Chief...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Assistant Fire Marshal to Battalion Chief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 14, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) promotes Assistant Fire Marshal to Battalion Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department promotes Assistant Fire Marshal Captain Jonathan Williams to...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes New Battalion Chiefs

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 8, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes New Battalion Chiefs

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department will promote new Battalion Chiefs effective September 17, 2022. 

Fire Chie...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Deploys Fire Prevention Devices Throughout City Neighborhoods

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 25, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Deploys Fire Prevention Devices Throughout City Neighborhoods

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department will deploy state-of-the-art, 21st century stovetop fire stop device...

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Welcomes New Emergency Services Program Specialist

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 22, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Welcomes New Emergency Services Program Specialist

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Fire Department hires new EMS Billing and Compliance Specialist.

The Charlottesville Fire ...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Receives International Reaccreditation Status

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 18, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Receives International Reaccreditation Status.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation Interna...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department to Deploy Chest Compression Devices and Video Intubation Equipment.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 29, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department to Deploy Chest Compression Devices and Video Intubation Equipment.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Fire Department will deploy 21st-century medical devices to improve cardiac arrest p...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

CFD to host its first-ever Girls’ Fire & Rescue Camp

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 22, 2022

CFD to host its first-ever Girls’ Fire & Rescue Camp

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On Tuesday, July 26, 2022, the Charlottesville Fire Department will host its first Girls’ Fire & Rescue Camp in its 166-year history, to en...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: July 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department announces the promotion of a new Deputy Chief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department announces the promotion of a new Deputy Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On August 1, 2022, the Charlottesville Fire Department will appoint its newest Deputy Chief of Operations, Scott...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Deputy Michael Thomas joins the Charlottesville Fire Department

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June 14, 2022

 Deputy Michael Thomas joins the Charlottesville Fire Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department welcomes the new Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction.

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Stop The Bleed Training

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 26, 2022

Stop The Bleed Training

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - CFD Partners with The B.U.C.K SQUAD to provide life-saving skills.

Thursday, the Charlottesville Fire Department will provide Stop the Bleed training to a local volunteer group...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 10, 2022

Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Newly promoted CFD Captain, Michael Link, has graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer Academy.  

Captain Michael Link attended the Virgi...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: February 9, 2022

CFD Staff Complete HazMat Training

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Four Charlottesville firefighters have completed hazardous materials training.

Last week, four firefighters from the Charlottesville Fire Department completed a rigorous training course at the Cent...

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Charlottesville Fire News

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Shots Fired Report 12/5/2022: West Main St.

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December 5, 2022

Shots Fired Report: 12/5/2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On December 3rd at approximately 7:45 p.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 800 block of West Main St. for a shots fired report.

The individual was tra...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Public Service Announcement: Holiday Safety Tips

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December 1, 2022

Public Service Announcement: Holiday Safety Tips

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – As the holiday season approaches, the Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) would like to share some important safety tips...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Walker Upper Elementary

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November 15, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Walker Upper Elementary School

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At approximately 10:48 a.m., Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible active shooter on Wal...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

CPD Arrests Suspect Linked to Social Media Threats Against UVA

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November 14, 2022

 

CPD Arrests Suspect Linked to Social Media Threats Against UVA

 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – At approximately 10:30 a.m. on November 14th, 2022, the Charlottesville Police Department (CPD), while working in...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Driver Arrested in East High St. Hit & Run Case

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November 7, 2022

Driver Arrested in East High St. Hit & Run Case

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – A male suspect has been charged and arrested in connection to a Hit & Run case involving a bicyclist.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 23, 2022

Shots Fired Report 10/24/2022: West Main St.

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October 24, 2022

Shots Fired Report 10/23/2022: West Main St.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On October 23rd at approximately 1:00 a.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 200 block of West Main St. for a shots fired report.

Upon ar...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Larceny Report: 10/25/2022

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Larceny Report: 10/25/2022

The suspect displayed in the photos below was spotted on October 25, 2022, at approximately 12:04 a.m. removing a “Welcome Jewish Students” banner from a building located on the 2000 block of Lewis Mountain Rd.

The suspect was las...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 20, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Buford Middle School

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October 20, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Buford Middle School

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At approximately 12:40 p.m., Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible active shooter on Buford Middle ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 16, 2022

CPD Shots Fired Report 10/16/22: Hardy Dr.

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October 16, 2022

CPD Shots Fired Report 10/16/22: Hardy Dr.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On October 16th at approximately 2:39 a.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 800 block of Hardy Dr. for multiple reports of shot...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 15, 2022

CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

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October 15, 2022

CPD Provides Information on Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On October 15th at approximately 5:15 PM a CPD Officer heard gunshots in the area of the Omni Hotel parking lot in Downtown Charlottesville.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Shots Fired Report Near Anderson St

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Shots Fired Report Near Anderson St

On 9/28/22 at approximately 2:40PM, Charlottesville Police officers responded to a shots fired report at the 900th block of Anderson St. 

The incident involved 2 male victims, both appearing to be in stable condi...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 19, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Charlottesville High School

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September 19, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Charlottesville High School

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At approximately 1:19 p.m., Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible active shooter on Charlo...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 17, 2022

CPD Investigating Homicide Near 3rd St

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CPD Investigating Homicide Near 3rd St

The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred around 3:00 a.m. on 9/17/2022 near the 300 Block of 3rd Street NE.  

If you have any information regar...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

CPD Responds to Incident at Intersections Surrounding Elliott Avenue

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September 15, 2022

CPD Responds to Incident at Intersections Surrounding Elliott Avenue

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - CPD is currently investigating a death and multiple vehicle collisions at intersections surrounding Elliott Avenue.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Shots Fired Report: 9/10/2022

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Shots Fired Report: 9/10/2022

On 9/10/22 at approximately 6:40PM, Charlottesville Police officers responded to a shots fired report at the 300th block of East Main Street on the downtown mall. 

No injuries or property damage were reported. The case...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

CPD to Modify Police Response to Citizen Reports

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September 7, 2022

CPD to Modify Police Response to Citizen Reports

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Due to staffing shortages, CPD will make adjustments to its citizen report-response protocol.

Due to the continued staffing shortages within the Cha...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

CPD Responds to Incident at Charlottesville High School

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September 1, 2022

CPD Responds to Incident at Charlottesville High School

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At approximately 2:00, Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible firearm on Charlottesville High School (C...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

CPD Investigating Several Larcenies in Charlottesville

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July 22, 2022

CPD Investigating Several Larcenies in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is currently investigating several larcenies that have occurred in neighborhoods across the area over the l...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 8, 2022

CPD Investigating Burglary at Onesty Pool in Charlottesville

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July 8, 2022

CPD Investigating Burglary at Onesty Pool in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is currently investigating a Burglary that occurred on July 1, 2022, at approximately 4:50 a.m. at the...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 8, 2022

CPD Investigating Burglary on East Market Street in Charlottesville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 8, 2022

CPD Investigating Burglary on East Market Street in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is currently investigating a Burglary that occurred on July 4, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

CPD Participates in Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Virginia

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 7, 2022

CPD Participates in Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is proud to team up with Special Olympics Virginia each year for the La...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 22, 2022

CPD Investigating an Apparent Suicide

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CPD Investigating an Apparent Suicide

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an apparent suicide at an apartment in the 1000 block of Wertland Street.  The victim is a 21 year ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

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CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Earlier today, May 17th,  an automated alert was issued for a missing person, Edward Funn, Jr.  He has since been located and is with his...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

CPD Continues Uniform Response to Noise Complaints

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CPD Continues Uniform Response to Noise Complaints

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department will continue to respond to noise complaints in the community, based on call volume. Response will occur in a tim...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

CPD Participates in Healthy Kids Day Event

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CPD Participates in Healthy Kids Day Event

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department were in attendance at the Brooks Family YMCA for their Healthy Kids Day Event this past Saturday, April 30th.  F...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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April 28, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on April 25, 2022 in the 400 block of He...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

CPD Releases 2021 Annual Report

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April 21, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to present the 2021 Annual Report.

The report provides important statistical data, as well as a glimpse of our departments activities through...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

UPDATE (4/20/22): Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

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April 20, 2022

UPDATE - 4/20/22: Regan Elizabeth Kale, who was previously reported missing, came into contact with Law Enforcement last night (4/19/22) and was safe.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 4, 2022

CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 4, 2022

CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department provides the following information regarding two recent shooting incidents in the City.

On March 19, 2022 the Charlottesvi...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2022

CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department provides information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the morning of March 29th.

At approximately 12:4...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

UPDATE: CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 22, 2022

**UPDATED 3/22/22 AT 5PM** - CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department announces that Daniel Arvelo-Perez has been located.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 20, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - [UPDATE 3/21/22 AT 3:30PM] - The investigation into the shooting incident that occurred this weekend in the parking lot of the Fry Springs Beach ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

CPD Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robbery

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 11, 2022

CPD Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robbery

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on February 4, 2022 in the Water Street parking garage i...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 9, 2022

CPD Seeking Assistance Locating a Missing Adult

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 17, 2022

CPD Seeking Assistance Locating a Missing Adult

UPDATE 8/17/2022:

 

The Charlottesville Police Department continues its search for missing adult, John Milton Harris III. Since he was reported missing on July 9, 20...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 30, 2021

**CORRECTION** CPD Seeking Public's Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 30, 2021

CORRECTION: The juvenile's name is Hadaesha Mary Estella HaynesCHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Had...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 29, 2021

CPD Seeking Public's Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 29, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Hadeashia Mary Ellen Haynes was reported missing from the 100 block of Long...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Adopting Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan

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BackgroundOn October 3, 2022, the City's Climate Program staff presented Charlottesville's first Climate Action Plan at a City Council work session. The Climate Action Plan is a strategic document aimed at achieving Charlottesville's greenhouse gas reduct...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

Next Steps for Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan

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Last week, on October 3, the City's Climate Program staff presented the Charlottesville Climate Action Plan at a City Council work session. The agenda memo and the work session video recording are available here.  The Climate Action Plan document...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan Available Online

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Charlottesville’s Climate Action Plan is now available online and will be presented to City Council at the Monday, October 3, 2022 work session! Council work sessions begin at 4:00 pm, and more information can be accessed at the City Council Meetings webp...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

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

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The City of Charlottesville has committed to developing a Climate Action Plan (CAP) aimed to achieve its greenhouse gas reduction goals of 45% by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050. The CAP presents a strategic framework to prioritize actions to meet the ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Upcoming Climate Action Listening Sessions & Town Hall Community Workshop

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August 2022 Community Input Opportunities for the Climate Action Plan

Listening Sessions:The City of Charlottesville is hosting two Listening Sessions in August to provide an intentional space for voices in our community who are not traditionally involved ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

New Climate Planning Materials Available

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New materials have been posted to the City's website for the Climate Action Plan and the Climate Vulnerability Assessment! 

The new materials are linked directly below. These materials, as well as additional resources and information about the pla...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Community Workshop: Help Charlottesville become Climate Resilient!

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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. 

 You are invited to this free workshop, hosted by the City...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Sign Up & Learn More about Solarize Charlottesville!

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The City of Charlottesville has teamed up with the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) to make going solar easier and more affordable than ever with our annual Solarize Charlottesville campaign. Going solar has the potential to greatly reduce your electr...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Save the Date: June 9, 5PM - 7PM Community Workshop on Climate Vulnerabilities

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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!

The Climate Vulnerability Assessmen...
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Posted on: May 18, 2022

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

Event Name:  Fleet of the Future, Right-Sized and Electrified, Monday, May 23, 3-5PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 18, 2022

The City of Charlottesville is excited to partner with Albemarle County, Virginia Clean Cities, and the University of Virginia for a community showcase of electric equipment.

On Monday, May 23rd, join us at the Albemarle Co...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

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

Climate Surveys

There's still time to inform the City's two climate planning processes that are underway!

Survey 1:  Give us your thoughts on reducing Charlottesville's GHG emissions!

Over 160 responses have been received so far. Please share your thoughts on prel...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Climate Action at City Council Work Session on Monday, April 18

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The City's Climate Protection Program will be presenting an update and preliminary content for the City's Climate Action Plan at the City Council Work Session on Monday, April 18, 4:00 pm. The presentation and discussion can be viewed via live stream or a...
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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Surveys Open for Climate Action Planning

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Two climate surveys - one for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions and one for assessing climate vulnerabilities - are open until Friday, May 20!

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

GHG Emissions Data Updated on the City Website

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Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventories support the work of the Climate Protection Program, established to pursue the City’s commitments to reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with its community-wide activities. Emissions inventories measu...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Summary Report from Community/Staff Forums Available - Climate Vulnerability Assessment Process

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As part of the Climate Vulnerability Assessment Process, community members and staff considered vulnerabilities in Charlottesville's community systems in two live virtual forums and through an online form for follow-up comments and input from individuals ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Urban Heat Island Mapping Data - Now Available!

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Following from the 2021 Heat Watch - Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign, the City of Charlottesville has received the final processed data files. A summary PDF report and the GIS datasets are now available on the City's website for download.  The...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Join us on Jan. 20 for a Climate Action Together Roundtable Discussion

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Climate Action Together: A Roundtable Discussion About Local Implications of Climate Change on Our Community's Health, Safety, and Ecology

Thursday, January 20, 5PM-7PMRegister to Attend (Zoom)

Climate change is upon us in the form of increasingly extreme w...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Climate Vulnerability Assessment Process Kicking Off

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Moving forward with its commitment to develop a Climate Adaptation Plan, the City of Charlottesville is taking the first steps to complete a Climate Vulnerability Assessment.  

The Climate Vulnerability Assessment will assess potential impacts fro...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Call for Volunteers: Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign

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Calling for Community Volunteers

Help Charlottesville collect data on urban heat as part of the nationwide 2021 NIHHIS-CAPA Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign! 

How urban environments and neighborhoods are built affects the amount of heat absorbed ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Announcing: Community Workshop - Dec 14 and Dec 15

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The City of Charlottesville has committed to developing a Climate Action Plan (CAP) aimed to achieve its greenhouse gas reduction goals of 45% by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050. The structure for the CAP will borrow from a strategic plan framework in ...

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Climate Action
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Charlottesville Adopted New GHG Reduction Goals

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On July 1, 2019, City of Charlottesville's City Council adopted new greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals informed by community input and the challenge posed by climate change, including the recent IPCC report. The new goals aim to achieve a 45% reduction ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Draft GHG Goals Open for Public Comment

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At City Council's May 6, 2019 meeting, a compilation of community comments and input were presented along with draft greenhouse gas reduction goals. Community input was used to inform support for this level of commitment and to begin informing direction t...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Charlottesville Recommits to Climate Action

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City Council passed a resolution on June 19, 2017 as its "Response to the Announced US Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement". The resolution indicates continued commitment on behalf of Charlottesville to reducing greenhouse gas emissions ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Sadacca Enters Guilty Pleas in Charlottesville Circuit Court

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May 23, 2022

Sadacca Enters Guilty Pleas in Charlottesville Circuit Court

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today, in Charlottesville Circuit Court, Justin Kyle Sadacca entered guilty pleas to three counts of felony Aggravated Sexual Battery by a M...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Leaf Collection Begins Monday, October 31st

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October 6, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA- The City of Charlottesville will start residential curbside collection of leaves on Monday, October 31, 2022. Each neighborhood will be visited by vacuum trucks three times during the seaso...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 6, 2022

City of Charlottesville Wins 2022 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

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City of Charlottesville receives its eighth Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense Award in Sustained Excellence for helping the Charlottesville community save water and money!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The U.S...

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Public Works News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEPTEMBER 28TH, 2022

Local Water Organizations Host Annual "Imagine a Day Without Water" Art Contest 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA), and Rivanna Water &am...

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Public Works News
Posted on: July 15, 2022

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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 15, 2022

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

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - For the 10th year in a row, the City of Charlottesville is honored as a Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) Virginia E...

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Public Works News
Posted on: July 13, 2022

GKY to Provide 2D Stormwater Management Modeling for Charlottesville

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GKY to Provide 2D Stormwater Management Modeling for the City of Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has awarded GKY a contract for engineering services associated with the development of a 2D...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

2022 Recycling Schedule - Available Online

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The 2022 Recycling Calendar and Schedule Map are available on the City's website along with other recycling information. Some key highlights for this year: 

  • This schedule applies to curbside recycling service provided by the City of Charl...
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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal Notice (Dec. 2)

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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal Notice (Dec. 2)

Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal in accordance with DBE regulations and Federal Transit Administrat...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal Notice

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 23, 2022

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal Notice

Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal in accordance with DBE regulations and Federal Transit Administration. The...

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