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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

2022 EPA Sustained Excellence Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER  6, 2022

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: 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: 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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 13, 2022

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: 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!

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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 20, 2022

Surveys Open for Climate Action Planning

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 20, 2022

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

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City’s Climate Protection...

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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: 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: 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: 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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