What’s happening in Charlottesville and Albemarle the week of March 30

What’s happening in Charlottesville and Albemarle the week of March 30

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 Albemarle County Planning Commission gathers from 6-8pm Tuesday, April 1 in Lane Auditorium at the County Office Building on McIntire Road for the first regular meeting of the quarter.
  • On Wednesday, April 2 from 9am-4pm, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors meets in Lane Auditorium. Water resources, county solid waste options, and the use of the under-enrolled Yancey Elementary School are on the discussion agenda for the morning. A joint meeting with City Council will also be held in the morning and will conclude at noon. The afternoon includes a community report from the county school board, VDOT’s quarterly report, and a work session on amendments to the county’s ordinance regulating wireless towers.
  • The Charlottesville Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meets from 5-7pm Thursday in the basement conference room at City Hall.
  • The Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards hosts a symposium on old growth forests and presidential estates from 1-5pm Sunday, April 6  in the Randolph Auditorium at St. Anne’s-Belfield School. Speakers include Dean Norton of Mt. Vernon, Peter J. Hatch of Monticello, Tom Dierauf of Montpelier, and Joan Maloof of the Old Growth Forest Network. Tickets are $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Visit www.charlottesvilleareatreestewards.org for more information.