What’s happening in Charlottesville-Albemarle the week of February 3?

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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.

  • Albemarle County’s Architectural Review Board meets from 1-3pm Monday, February 3 in Room 241 at the County Office Building on McIntire Road. Among the agenda items are plans for 5th Street Station, the planned shopping center on 5th Street Extended that will be anchored by a Wegmans grocery store.
  • The Charlottesville City Council holds its first regular meeting of February at 7pm Monday. The agenda includes the rezoning ordinance required for the next steps of a planned development along the new stretch of Water Street connecting City Walk and Downtown. Not on the agenda thanks to a deferment: A decision on the blight declaration on the Landmark Hotel.
  • The area League of Women Voters will host a community dialogue about solid waste management from 11:30-1:30pm Tuesday, February 4 at the County Office Building on 5th Street Extended. The lunchtime conversation was in part prompted by a controversy over a scuttled plan to set up trash “convenience centers” for Albemarle residents. The League has a useful summary of the situation on its website. To order an $8 boxed lunch, call 970-1707 e-mail lwv@lwv.avenue.org today.
  • The Albemarle County Planning Commission meets from 6-8pm Tuesday at the County Office Building on McIntire Road for a public hearing on proposed changes to the county’s flood overlay map.
  • The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors gathers for an all-day meeting from 9am-5pm Wednesday at the County Office Building. Early in the meeting, the Board will consider when to hold a public hearing on the 29 Bypass.
  • The Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a public input meeting on the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan from 5-7pm Wednesday at the Water Street Center.
  • Charlottesville’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meets from 5-7pm Thursday in the basement conference room at City Hall.

 

 

  • RandomThoughts

    Some good news from the city council meeting . It seems the City see’s the need to start razing the section 8 housing and Charlottesville is moving forward with redeveloping an area off Downtown that has long been needed to improve the safety of the taxpaying productive citizens of Charlottesville along with visitors who bring prosperity to local businesses.

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