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    National Crime Victims' Rights Week - April 18-24, 2021

    Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Aligns COVID-19 Prevention Strategies with the State

    City Council repeals local COVID-19 ordinance to avoid confusion with Governor’s Executive Orders; Local State of Emergency remains in effect Read on...
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    “Books Behind Bars” Program to Launch at Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail

    Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney Joe Platania Partners with the University of Virginia and the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail to Launch Innovative Educational and Rehabilitation Program for Inmates Read on...
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    EVgo Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Water Street Garage

    The two 50kW EVgo fast chargers are located at the front of the Water Street Parking Garage on the 2nd level Read on...
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    Early Voting for Democratic Party Primary Begins April 23

    The Charlottesville Electoral Board will conduct Logic and Accuracy testing of early voting equipment on Monday, April 19 prior to the start of Early In-Person Voting for the Democratic Party Primary on Friday, April 23. Read on...
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    Charlottesville City Council Approves FY 2022 Budget and 2021 Tax Rates

    Funding plan supports key initiatives for affordable housing, racial equity, education, workforce development, and economic development Read on...
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    Parks & Recreation Hiring For Seasonal / Full-Time Positions

    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation is currently hiring for over 30+ seasonal and full-time positions with the Department. Read on...
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    Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign to Raise Awareness for Uptick in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases

    For the month of April, ReadyKids in partnership with the Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney will use the campaign to raise awareness in the rise of child abuse and neglect cases during the pandemic era. Read on...
  9. Trail along Moores Creek - Hancock Section, March 2021

    City To Open New Trails Along Moores Creek With Help From Nonprofit Partners

    Trail connection completed between Sunset Avenue and McElroy Drive along Moores Creek will be opened for use in the near future and improved with help from UVA volunteers and City staff Read on...
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    Ashley Reynolds Marshall named Deputy City Manager for Racial Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

    Marshall is the City’s first Deputy City Manager for Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; Marshall has served most recently as the Chief Executive Officer for YWCA of Central Virginia, located in Lynchburg Read on...
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    Charlottesville Wins Favorable Ruling from Virginia Supreme Court on Statues

    Charlottesville City Council remains committed to resolutions adopted in 2017 announcing its intent for the statues to be removed and looks forward to working with the City Manager to accomplish that goal Read on...
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    Parks & Recreation Coronavirus / Reopening Updates

    Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Announces Reopening Plans for Facilities and Programs. Read on...
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    Safe Streets Pilot Initiative to Resume on Belmont Bridge

    Shared space for bicyclists and pedestrians to return to Belmont Bridge on March 23, 2021. Pilot will continue until the Coronavirus state of emergency is lifted, or until the construction of the replacement bridge commences. Read on...
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    Additional Document Delivery Drop Off Options for Neighborhood Development

    Plans can now be submitted to NDS on Tuesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Read on...
  15. Chief Hezedean Smith

    Chief Hezedean Smith Selected to Participate in Executive Development Program

    Chief Smith competed with new fire chiefs and chief officers from across the country and Canada to become a member of the Fire Services Executive Development Institute (FESDI) 2021 cohort program Read on...
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    March 14-20 is Flood Awareness Week in Virginia!

    Virginia Flood Awareness Week encourages Virginians to learn about their flood risk and protect the life they’ve built with flood insurance. Read on...
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    Virginia Progressive Prosecutors Applaud Criminal Justice Reforms In Legislative Session

    Reforms advocated for by the group and passed by the General Assembly include abolition of the death penalty, expungement of criminal records, and an end to “three strikes” felony enhancement for larceny offenses. Read on...
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    March is Fix a Leak Month!

    This year, we are having a month-long “Fix a Leak” focus with lots of fun events for you to get involved in. Read on...
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    Suspicious device removed from Downtown Mall

    Virginia State Police detonated the device and the surrounding area has been swept for any additional devices or concerns. The Charlottesville Police Department investigation is ongoing. Read on...
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    CFD Publishes 2021 Strategic Plan

    CFD is proud to share the 2021 Strategic Plan. Both community members and CFD Staff came together to develop the organization's goals and objectives. Read on...
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    City's Housing RELIEF Fund Provides Over $1 Million in Assistance to Residents

    The City received 1,203 applications from tenants and 236 from landlords on behalf of existing tenants. A total of 353 households received funding, with an average assistance amount of $3,701. Read on...
  23. Statue depicting Sacajawea, Meriwether Lewis, and William Clark

    City Seeks Information Related to Removal, Relocation, and Transfer of Ownership of Statue

    The City of Charlottesville seeks information from parties interested in removing the statue depicting Sacajawea, Meriwether Lewis, and William Clark Read on...
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    City Assessor's Office completes 2021 reassessment

    Residential parcels increased by an average of 4.2 percent and commercial properties decreased by an average of 0.19 percent Read on...
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    City and Cultivate Charlottesville’s Food Justice Network launches 24/7 Food Security Text Line

    Residents can text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to (844) 947-6518 to receive information about food resources available near their current zip code. Information is available in English and Spanish. Read on...
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    City of Charlottesville Launches GO Ride On-Demand Transportation Program in Partnership with Jaunt

    On-demand services, provided through Jaunt, will begin in mid-January and cover the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa, Greene, and Nelson counties. Read on...
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    Charlottesville City Council Appoints Chip Boyles City Manager

    Mr. Boyles will replace Acting City Manager John Blair who will serve the City of Charlottesville through February, 12, 2021. Read on...
  29. City County Seals

    Virginia Progressive Prosecutors Call For Criminal Justice Reforms In Coming Legislative Session

    Reforms advocated for by the group include expungement of criminal records, an end to mandatory minimum sentences, an end to cash bail, abolition of the death penalty, and an end to “three strikes” felony enhancement for larceny offenses. Read on...
  30. 2020 Charlottesville Circuit Court addition

    Charlottesville’s Circuit Court Awarded Prestigious USGBC LEED-NC Gold Certification

    Seventh LEED certified project completed by City of Charlottesville Read on...
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    Climate Action Plan Materials and Resources Now Available

    New materials for the City's Climate Action Plan development are now available online! Find the Community Workshop recording and an online form to provide feedback or response to the Workshop on the City's Climate Action Plan webpage. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Commissioner of the Revenue Office wins Excellence Award for Innovative Strategies

    Charlottesville Commissioner of Revenue was one of six winners for the 2020 MCCi Excellence Awards due to their innovative strategies amidst COVID-19 Read on...
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    Leaf Collection Begins Monday, November 2nd

    Residential curbside leaf collection starts Monday, November 2, 2020. Leaves will be collected loose at the curb (no bags!) up to three times during the season. Text alert schedule reminders and a drop-off location will be again this year. The collection Read on...
  35. Dr. Hezedean Smith

    Charlottesville appoints Dr. Hezedean Smith as Fire Chief

    Dr. Smith starts as Chief on December 1 and has served most recently as an Assistant Chief for the Orlando Fire Department Read on...
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