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    Join us in safely celebrating Halloween

    City encourages safety for Halloween Trick-or-Treating and recommends alternative ways to celebrate Read on...
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    Charlottesville Skate Park Honored as “Best New Facility” by Virginia Recreation & Park Society

    Judged by a jury of its peers, Charlottesville Parks and Recreation received an award in the Best New Facility, Parks, Playgrounds, Blueways, Greenways and Trails, population 25,001 – 50,000, category for the Charlottesville Skate Park. Read on...
  5. Crosswalk, bicycle, and pedestrians

    Everyone is a Pedestrian!

    October is Pedestrian Safety Month! Whether you are walking or driving, staying safe is a shared responsibility. Speeding, distraction and impairment are among the top most risky behaviors that affect safety on our roads. Read on...
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    REVISED SCHEDULE: City Council Seeks Public Input on Strategic Plan

    City Council work sessions rescheduled for November-December to develop updated Strategic Plan Read on...
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    City of Charlottesville Announces Additional $825,000 to Assist Local Businesses

    The grant funds will help small businesses that have endured significant business interruption due to the required closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  8. 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...
  9. 2020 WaterSense Award Winner graphic of Flo With Awards

    City of Charlottesville Wins 2020 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

    City of Charlottesville receives their sixth Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense Award in Sustained Excellence for helping the Charlottesville community save water and money! Read on...
  10. City Market To Go

    Charlottesville City Market Voted #2 in the U.S. by the American Farmland Trust

    The Charlottesville City Market placed #2 in the 12th annual American Farmland Trust Farmers Market Celebration contest Read on...
  11. Belmont Bridge Pilot Project, September 2019

    City to Pilot Safe Streets Initiative on Belmont Bridge

    Shared space for bicyclists and pedestrians to be piloted for at least one week Read on...
  12. Charlottesville

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

    Local COVID-19 regulations related to in-person gatherings, face coverings, and occupancy limits extended to help control the spread of COVID-19 Read on...
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    City files opening brief with Supreme Court of Virginia

    Case relates to the statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson located in City parks in Downtown Charlottesville Read on...
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    Reminder that Unemployment Compensation is Taxable

    Did your receive unemployment this year? Have the right tax withheld for 2020. Read on...
  15. Pile of electronic waste items

    Register for E-Waste Collection - Spots are Limited!

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

    City Hall lobby remains open by appointment on modified schedule

    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 lobby is closed on Fridays. Read on...
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    Community Attention Foster Families (CAFF) is recruiting new foster parents

    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. Read on...
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    PUBLIC NOTICE OF IN-PERSON EARLY VOTING IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA

    In-person, early voting will begin in Charlottesville for the November 3, 2020 General and Special Elections on Friday, September 18. Read on...
  19. Charlottesville

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

    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 Read on...
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    Boards & Commissions - Applications OPEN

    Want to get involved in your city? Apply to be on a board or commission! Read on...
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    Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle Seeks Submissions for Online Literary Magazine

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