What’s coming up in Charlottesville and Albemarle the week of 2/25

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Notes from the news desk. File photo. Notes from the news desk. File photo.

Each week, the news team takes a look at upcoming meetings and events in Charlottesville and Albemarle we think you should know about. Consider it a look into our datebook, and be sure to share newsworthy happenings in the comments section.

  • The Ablemarle County Board of Supervisors meets Monday from 6-9pm for a public hearing on the proposed FY2013/14 budget. Read through the budget document here ahead of the meeting. 
  • Both city and county planning commissions gather Tuesday. The Charlottesville Planning Commission meets for a work session from 5:30-8:30pm in Council Chambers at City Hall, where commissioners will go over the chapters of the city’s Comprehensive Plan. The Albemarle County Planning Commission meets from 6-8pm in Lane Auditorium at the County Office Building on McIntire Road. There’s one special use permit on the agenda, in addition to a discussion about rural land use in the county’s own Comprehensive Plan.
  • The city’s bicycle and pedestrian coordinator, Amanda Poncy, will meet with Rose Hill Drive area residents to discuss safety improvements and alternative transportation for the Rose Hill neighborhood at 7pm Wednesday, February 27 in Conference Room 3 of the Thomas Jefferson Health District, 1138 Rose Hill Drive.
  • The next city town hall meeting—a two-hour open public comment session devoted to discussing issues brought forward by residents—will be held from 6-8pm Thursday, February 28 at Clark Elementary, 1000 Belmont Ave. This time, the focus will be on issues in the Belmont-Carlton area.
  • Walt

    No Mention that the city council will make a final decision on the human rights commission with local enforcement authority. This has been two years in the making and is arguably one of the most important civil rights decision in charlottesville’s recent history. 7 pm Monday march 4 city council neeting(6:30 if you want to sign up to speak).

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