What’s coming up in Charlottesville and Albemarle the week of 5/13?

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The Albemarle County Planning Commission meets in Lane Auditorium. Photo: Charlottesville Tomorrow. The Albemarle County Planning Commission meets in Lane Auditorium. Photo: Charlottesville Tomorrow.

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 Belmont-Carlton Neighborhood Association is hosting a candidates’ forum for the Democrats running for City Council from 7-9pm Monday, May 13 at Clark Elementary School. The event will candidates the chance to introduce themselves and discuss issues relevant to the neighborhood, and is open to the public.
  • The Albemarle County Planning Commission meets from 4-5:30pm and 6-8pm Tuesday, May 14 in Lane Auditorium at the County Office Building for two work sessions on the Comprehensive Plan.
  • The Charlottesville Planning Commission meets from 5:30-9pm on Tuesday. The agenda includes a Special Use Permit to allow residential use in an industrial lot at 1335 Carlton Avenue. The area is near the eastern boundary of the city on the Belmont side of the train tracks, bordered by the tracks and Carlton Avenue. Also on the agenda is a petition to close a 100-foot stretch of the dead-end portion of Garrett Street adjacent to 204 Ridge Street.
  • The Albemarle County Service Authority meets from 9-11am Thursday, May 16 at 168 Spotnap Road on Pantops. The agenda includes an update on the FY 2014 budget and a public hearing on 2013 rates for the North Fork Special Rate District.
  • Thursday, May 16* brings another forum for Democrats running for City Council, this time sponsored by the Daily Progress and Charlottesville Tomorrow at the African-American Heritage Center at the Jefferson School City Center. The forum runs from 6:30-8:30pm.

*An earlier version of this story had the City Council forum on Friday, May 17. Sorry for the confusion.

 

 

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