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Pursuant to Code of Virginia § 2.2-3707, meeting notices are posted at least three working days prior a meeting, except for special meetings which are noticed as soon as reasonable under the circumstances. The City of Charlottesville posts its notice of regular public meetings for the calendar year following adoption of the annual meeting calendar in January. Proposed agendas and agenda packet materials (unless exempt) are provided to the public at the same time as such documents are furnished to the members of the City Council, generally five days before the meeting date.
Agendas and supporting materials for special meetings are distributed to the public contemporaneously with the City Council.
Individuals may create a login and subscribe to receive notification of agenda postings at www.charlottesville.gov.
Regular appointments and reappointments to City boards and commissions are made on a quarterly basis during the second regular meeting in March, June, September and December. City Council may choose to make appointments as needed outside of the quarterly schedule. Only applications for which a vacancy has been advertised will be considered, and members with expiring terms must reapply.
A list of vacancies can be found on the Boards & Commissions page on the City website.
Applications for those not appointed will remain on file for consideration for up to 1 year unless withdrawn by the applicant or unless it is determined that the applicant does not meet criteria to qualify.
This list is in no way exhaustive, but here is a list of acronyms.
Virginia Code §2.2-3115 requires the following local officials to file the State and Local Statement of Economic Interests:
Virginia Code §2.2-3115 requires the following local officials to file the Financial Disclosure Statement:
Virginia Code §2.2-3115 requires the following local officials to file the Real Estate Disclosure:
The Clerk of Council will mail appointed members the appropriate form upon appointment and State Code §2.2-3115 requires forms to be mailed in January at least 20 days before the February 1 annual filing deadline.