Planning & Development

County poised to O.K. public sewer, water expansion at Monticello

County poised to O.K. public sewer, water expansion at Monticello

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors last week signaled its approval of a request to connect Monticello to public sewer lines and expand its access to public water, despite county staff’s recommendations against the new infrastructure. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, the private organization that owns and operates the UNESCO World Heritage site and in 2011 […]

Route 29 North outside Charlottesville. Photo: Jack Looney

With Dems ruling Albemarle, can the Western Bypass be rolled back?

A week after Democrats swept the Albemarle County Supervisors election, focus on the Western Bypass is heating up yet again. In the weeks before the election, a group called the Charlottesville Bypass Truth Coalition stirred controversy by running anti-Bypass ads that pushed for the defeat of Republican Bypass supporters Duane Snow and Rodney Thomas.  Some […]