What’s happening in Charlottesville-Albemarle the week of January 6?

What’s happening in Charlottesville-Albemarle the week of January 6?

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 Charlottesville City Council‘s first meeting of 2014 takes place at 7pm tonight, Monday, 6 in council chambers at City Hall. Councilors will consider a long list of appropriations for various grants, agencies and initiatives, will hear a quarterly report on PVCC, and will elect a new mayor from among their members.
  • The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will elect its chair and vice-chair at the start of its first meeting, which runs all day Wednesday at the county office building. Also on the agenda: the latest on the regional firearms training center, work sessions on water resources planning and a biannual comprehensive plan update, and a discussion on proposed transit changes. At the end of the meeting, beginning at 6pm, there will be a public hearing on where to put one of several planned new “convenience centers” for residential solid waste—either on Mill Creek Drive near the Monticello Fire Station, or on Esmont Road near the Keene Post Office.
  • The Charlottesville and Albemarle school boards both meet Thursday, the city from 5-7:20pm at CHS and the county from 6:30-9:30pm at the county office building.
  • The Charlottesville School Board also holds a budget session workshop from 8:30-11:30am Saturday, January 11.