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Posted on: September 21, 2020

City files opening brief with Supreme Court of Virginia

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 21, 2020

Case relates to the statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson located in City parks in Downtown Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On September 18, 2020, the City of Charlottesville filed its Opening ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Reminder that Unemployment Compensation is Taxable

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 21, 2020

Did your receive unemployment this year? Have the right tax withheld for 2020

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - A record number of Americans are applying for unemployment compensation due to the COVID-19 Outbreak. If you received...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Cville360 Public Participation Policy

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On May 19, 2020, the City of Charlottesville hosted a public forum via a Cville360 broadcast. The meeting was moderated by City Communications Director Brian Wheeler and Charlottesville City Councilmember Heather Hill was in attendance.  During t...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Virginia COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program Available to Qualifying Households

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEPTEMBER 18, 2020

The new energy assistance program will provide expanded relief to Virginia households affected by COVID-19

Richmond, VA -Households in need of assistance meeting energy needs may be eligible to receive aid through the...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Register for E-Waste Collection - Spots are Limited!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 16, 2020

The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is holding an electronic waste collection day on Saturday, October 10. ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Registration is now open for the Rivanna ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

City Hall lobby remains open by appointment on modified schedule

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 11, 2020

City Hall lobby remains open Monday-Thursday on a limited basis by appointment only for in-person transactions with Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office and City Treasurer’s Office; City Hall lobb...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Community Attention Foster Families (CAFF) is recruiting new foster parents

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 10, 2020

Fostering local children is an ongoing and urgent need. As of January 1, 2020, there were 218 children in foster care in Albemarle County, Charlottesville, and Greene County. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Community ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE OF IN-PERSON EARLY VOTING IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA

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In-person, early voting will be available at the following location for the November 3, 2020 General and Special Elections:

  • Office of Voter Registration and Elections, City Hall Annex, 120 7th St NE, Room 142

Voting will begin Friday, September 18 at the of...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

REVISED SCHEDULE - City Council Seeks Public Input on Strategic Plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 4, 2020

City Council to hold three work sessions in September-October to develop updated Strategic Plan

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Council is updating the City’s Strategic Plan, which includes the vis...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

The Charlottesville Gas Energy Efficiency Program Helps Residents Save Money and Prepare for Winter

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 2, 2020

Charlottesville Gas Energy Efficiency Program Provides No-Cost Home Energy Improvements 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Department of Utilities continues to provide the community with energy conserv...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Special event cessation remains in effect; Most gatherings of fifty or more individuals prohibited

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 27, 2020

The City of Charlottesville has supported the community’s right to peaceably assemble, however obstructing city streets and using parks without the proper permits will no longer be allowed

STATEMENT FROM CITY M...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Boards & Commissions - Applications OPEN

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Want to get involved in your city? Apply to be on a board or commission!

The City provides a wide variety of Boards and Commissions that encourage members to participate in discussions that affect and shape the future of our City. We believe it is not only...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Observing the third anniversary of August 12 as COVID-19 continues to threaten Charlottesville

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 11, 2020

Special event cessation remains in effect; Most gatherings of fifty or more individuals prohibited

STATEMENT FROM CITY MANAGER TARRON RICHARDSON

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -- Three years ago, the Charlottesville community came u...

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Posted on: August 8, 2020

Special event cessation remains in effect; Most gatherings of fifty or more individuals prohibited

Charlottesville

Event and gathering restrictions remain in place as COVID-19 continues to threaten the health and safety of Charlottesville

Charlottesville City Manager, Dr. Tarron J. Richardson, declared the potential spread of COVID-19 a local emergency on March 12, 202...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

City of Charlottesville Announces Efforts to Support Commercial Corridors

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAUGUST 5, 2020

These efforts are intended to help build consumer confidence and attract customers back to the City’s key commercial districts.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In recognition of the continued impact that COVID-19 (Coronav...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle Seeks Submissions for Online Literary Magazine

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAUGUST 4, 2020

Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle is pleased to accept original, previously unpublished poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction pieces for our inaugural Online Literary Publication. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -&a...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Charlottesville City Council Approves Emergency Ordinance to Control Spread of COVID-19

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 27, 2020

Additional regulations related to in-person gatherings, face coverings, and occupancy limits approved to control the spread of COVID-19

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – At a special meeting held Monday, July 27, 2020, Charl...

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