What’s happening in Charlottesville and Albemarle the week of March 10?

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

Each week, the news team compiles 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 Planning Commission meets from 5:30-11pm Tuesday, March 11 in Council Chambers at City Hall. The meeting will be preceded by a gathering 4:30-5:30pm in the Neighborhood Development Services conference room. The meeting agenda includes a joint public hearing on plans for pending Community Development Block Grant and HOME funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. City of Charlottesville will receive about $400,000 for Housing and Community Development needs and $66,000 in HOME funds for affordable housing from HUD.
  • Two Albemarle County Board of Supervisors members will hold community meetings Tuesday to discuss the budget. Board Chair and Scottsville rep Jane Dittmar hosts one from 6:30-8:30pm at Stone-Robinson Elementary, and Diantha McKeel, who represents Jouett, holds hers from 7:30-8:30pm at Jack Jouett Middle School.
  • The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors holds a budget work session from 3-5:30pm  and a meeting from 6-8pm Wednesday in Lane Auditorium at the County Office Building on McIntire Road. The agenda for the meeting includes two zoning and signage proposals and a Comprehensive Plan update.
  • The PLACE Design Task Force meets at noon Thursday in the Neighborhood Development Services conference room at City Hall.
  • The Charlottesville City Council holds a budget work session from 5-7pm Thursday at CitySpace on the Downtown Mall.



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