What’s happening in Charlottesville-Albemarle the week of January 20?

What’s happening in Charlottesville-Albemarle the week of January 20?

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.

  • City and county offices are closed Monday, January 20 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. From 1 to 3pm, the city will hold an event to mark the holiday and commemorate King with speakers, performers, and music at Carver Recreation Center.
  • That pushes the next regular Charlottesville City Council meeting to Tuesday at 7pm. On the agenda: A resolution to approve a special use permit for 1000 West Main St., one of the  student housing apartment buildings planned for a stretch of the street between UVA and the Amtrak station; a report on the Downtown Mall Workgroup meetings held last year by city officials, staff, and the public; and a resolution to clear $356,525 for improvements to the Water Street Extended streetscape.
  • Also meeting Tuesday is the Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review, which gathers at 5:30pm in the basement conference room at City Hall.
  • The Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center Board meets from 6-8pm Tuesday at CATEC on East Rio Road.
  • The Central Virginia Chapter of SCORE, a Virginia-based nonprofit that aims to help grow small businesses, will present a legal and accounting workshop for small businesses from 5:30-8pm Wednesday, January 22 in room 236 at the County Office Building on McIntire Road. Local attorney Phil Lamar and accountant Devyani Goradia will lead the workshop, discussing issues such as federal, state and local taxation, bookkeeping requirements, legal business structures, and regulations.