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  1. Traffic Alert

    TRAFFIC ALERT **UPDATE** - Page Street Has Reopened

    TRAFFIC ALERT **UPDATE** - The gas line repair on Page Street is complete and the street has reopened. Read on...
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    City of Charlottesville Names New Director of Information Technology

    The City of Charlottesville has named Steve Hawkes as the new Director of Information Technology. Read on...
  3. City Recycling Bin

    Independence Day Trash & Recycling

    There will be no residential curbside trash or recycling collection on Independence Day 7/04. Collections will resume on Tuesday 7/05 one day behind schedule and the weekly residential trash and recycling routes will complete on Saturday 7/9. Read on...
  4. Department of Utilities

    Overnight Closure of Barracks Road to Expedite Waterline Project Completion

    As a part of the waterline installation project along Barracks Road, a Sunday through Thursday overnight closure of Barracks Road will begin June 26, 2022 and is scheduled to continue through August 5, 2022. Read on...
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    City of Charlottesville receives AAA Bond Rating and Completes Bond Sale

    The City of Charlottesville has again received the highest rating from both S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investor Services. Read on...
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    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...
  7. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Let There Be Skate Park Lights!

    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce that we have reached our skate park lights fundraising goal. Read on...
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    Draft Report Available and Upcoming Open House for Zoning Rewrite

    The City has started the process of updating the Zoning Ordinance, and will host an open house event to gather input on the proposed zoning approach. Read on...
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    **UPDATE 4:50PM** - Missing Person Has Been Located Safely

    The Charlottesville Police Department confirms that the missing person in Charlottesville has been located safely. Read on...
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    **UPDATE 6/10/22** - Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

    Charlottesville Police Department confirms that Ms. Hundertmark has reached out to her family and advised them that she is safe. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offers Fun Summer Programs for Local Youth

    Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will be offering comprehensive and fun summer programs for all local youth ages 5–15, from June 22 – August 12 focusing on extended learning activities along with exciting recreational activities and programs. Read on...
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    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...
  13. City Proclamation

    Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness Day

    City of Charlottesville Mayor Lloyd Snook issues a proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness Day to honor and remember all victims and survivors of gun violence. Read on...
  14. Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offers Hiring Bonus For Summer Camp Staff

    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation is offering incentive bonuses to summer camp staff to boost hires for summer ’22. The City is offering a hiring and end of season bonus. Read on...
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    City Building Permit Division Experiencing Low Staffing Levels

    Neighborhood Development Services is currently experiencing low staffing levels in its building permit division. As a result, there are major delays in the issuance of building permits and inspections. Read on...
  16. 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...
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    Sadacca Enters Guilty Pleas in Charlottesville Circuit Court

    Today, in Charlottesville Circuit Court, Justin Kyle Sadacca entered guilty pleas to three counts of felony Aggravated Sexual Battery by a Massage Therapist. Read on...
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    CPD Investigating an Apparent Suicide

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an apparent suicide at an apartment in the 1000 block of Wertland Street. Read on...
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    Charlottesville High School Students Staging a Walk-Out This Afternoon

    Charlottesville High School students are staging a walk-out today at 1:00 PM in solidarity against gun violence and to honor the victims of the recent school shooting in Texas. Read on...
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    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...
  21. 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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    CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

    The Charlottesville Police Department announces that a missing person has since been located. Read on...
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    City of Charlottesville Announces New Directors and Deputy Director

    Mary Ann Hardie is named Director of Human Resources, Misty Graves is named Director of Human Services, and David Dillehunt is named Deputy Director of Communications and Public Engagement. Read on...
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    CPD Continues Uniform Response to Noise Complaints

    The Charlottesville Police Department will continue to respond to noise complaints in the community, based on call volume. Read on...
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    CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

    The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on April 25, 2022. 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...
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    CPD Releases 2021 Annual Report

    The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to present its 2021 Annual Report. Read on...
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    UPDATE (4/20/22): Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

    Reagan Elizabeth Kale, who was previously reported missing, came into contact with Law Enforcement last night (4/19/22) and was safe. Read on...
  29. Council Chambers

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

    Charlottesville City Council will return to in-person meetings with limited public seating and virtual access maintained for the April 18th meeting. Read on...
  30. Council Budget FY 22-23

    Charlottesville City Council Adopts FY 2022-2023 Budget

    Interim City Manager, Michael C. Rogers, comments on the FY 2022-2023 budget adopted by City Council at their special meeting on April 12, 2022. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Bacteria Levels in Pollocks Branch Have Returned to Normal

    Recent water quality monitoring detected elevated E. coli bacterial levels in Pollocks Branch in the vicinity of Elliott Avenue and Rockland Avenue. Those bacteria levels have returned to normal. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Initiates A Big Step Forward to Large Energy and Water Savings

    The City of Charlottesville hires CMTA Energy Solutions to identify energy saving opportunities that support climate action. Read on...
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    CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

    The Charlottesville Police Department provides the following information regarding two recent shooting incidents in the City. Read on...
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    Fish Kill Confirmed in Tributary of Meadow Creek

    The City’s Environmental Sustainability Office received a report earlier this week from a resident regarding dead fish in a tributary of Meadow Creek in the vicinity of Cedars Court. Read on...
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    CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

    The Charlottesville Police Department provides information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the morning of March 29th. Read on...
  36. Water Contamination

    High Bacteria Levels Detected in Pollocks Branch

    Recent water quality monitoring has detected elevated E. coli bacterial levels in Pollocks Branch in the vicinity of Elliott Avenue and Rockland Avenue. Read on...
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    City Council Archives for Minutes and Ordinance Books are Now Online

    Clerk of Council Kyna Thomas announces the completion of an imaging project that brings the City Council archives for Minutes and Ordinance Books right to your fingertips. Read on...
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    UPDATE: CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

    The Charlottesville Police Department announces that Daniel Arvelo-Perez has been located. Read on...
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    CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

    The investigation into this shooting incident is ongoing. If you have any information, please call CrimeStoppers at 434-977-4000. Read on...
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    CPD Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robbery

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on 2/4/22 in the Water Street parking garage in Charlottesville, VA. Read on...
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    City Departments Accepting Applications for Summer Internships

    Several City departments are accepting applications for college students who wish to intern over the summer. Read on...
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    CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

    The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the evening of February 23, 2022 in the 800 block of Hardy Drive. Read on...
  43. Captain Link

    Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

    Newly promoted CFD Captain, Michael Link, has graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer Academy. Read on...
  44. Charlottesville

    Schenks Branch Tributary Virtual Public Meeting

    The City of Charlottesville invites you to a virtual public meeting to learn about the upcoming restoration of Schenks Branch Tributary in the Botanical Garden of the Piedmont. Read on...
  45. HazMat Training

    CFD Staff Complete HazMat Training

    Four Charlottesville firefighters have completed hazardous materials training. Read on...
  46. Promotional Image Announcing that &#34Leaf Season is Here&#34

    Leaf Collection Scheduled to Resume Monday, February 14th

    Loose leaves will be collected at the curbside (no bags). Residents may also continue to use a separate leaf drop-off location. Read on...
  47. Charlottesville

    City Assessor's Office Completes 2022 Reassessment

    Of the 15,164 taxable properties, residential parcels increased by an average of 11.69%. Commercial properties increased by an average of 2.79%. Read on...
  48. Cville Plans Together Logo

    Cville Plans Together Begins Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

    The City has started the process of updating the Zoning Ordinance, the first major action to implement the newly adopted Comprehensive Plan and Affordable Housing Strategy. Read on...
  49. Michael C. Rogers

    Charlottesville City Council Appoints Rogers New Interim City Manager

    The Charlottesville City Council has selected Michael C. Rogers, JD, MPP, to be Interim City Manager, effective January 31, 2022. Read on...
  50. City Proclamation

    Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

    Assistant Fire Marshal Stephen Walton is honored with a proclamation recognizing his 50 years of service to the City of Charlottesville. Read on...
  51. Charlottesville

    Petroleum Seep Impacting Unnamed Tributary of Meadow Creek

    A petroleum seep is impacting an unnamed tributary of Meadow Creek in the vicinity of 1706 Emmet Street North in Charlottesville. Read on...
  52. Fire Department

    Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

    For the first time in 165 years, the Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) will promote four firefighters to the rank of Captain at the same time. Read on...
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    City Council Holds Special Meeting After Appointed Interim City Manager Withdraws Application

    On Tuesday, November 30th, Charlottesville City Council held a Special/Emergency Meeting for the purpose of discussing the withdrawal of appointed Interim City Manager Mark Woolley. Read on...
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    MISSING PERSON UPDATE - Charlottesville Woman Found Deceased in Harrisonburg

    Tonita Lorice Smith was found deceased in the City of Harrisonburg, VA on November 23, 2021. The Harrisonburg Police Department is conducting a death investigation. Read on...
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    CPD seeking assistance locating missing Charlottesville woman

    The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance locating Tonita Lorice Smith, a missing 39-year-old Charlottesville woman. Read on...
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    CPD Continues to Seek Leads Regarding Dashad "Sage" Smith Homicide

    The Charlottesville Police Department continues to investigate the disappearance and homicide of Dashad "Sage" Smith, who vanished on November 20, 2012. Read on...
  57. Charlottesville

    Police Civilian Review Board Shares Draft of Oversight Ordinance

    The Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board is seeking public feedback on its draft oversight ordinance; City Council will discuss the proposal on December 6. Read on...
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    CAT Receives Grant to Continue Fare-Free Service to the Public

    Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) passengers will continue to ride fare-free for four more years thanks to funding awarded through the Transit Ridership Incentive Program Read on...
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