Notes from the news desk: What’s coming up in Charlottesville the week of 9/24

Notes from the news desk: What’s coming up in Charlottesville the week of 9/24

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, too.

  • Charlottesville Area Transit holds a public meeting from 7 to 9pm tonight on proposed route adjustments for city buses at City Space, 100 Fifth St. NE. There will be a public question and comment period after a presentation on the adjustments.
  • The Albemarle County Planning Commission meets from 6 to 9pm Tuesday in Lane Auditorium at the County Office Building. On the agenda: the approval of a cell tower on Scottsville Road and discussion of the 2013 comprehensive plan.
  • The Charlottesville Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board meets from 4 to 6pm Wednesday at the Water Street Center, 407 Water Street East. The agenda includes a look at the MPO’s long-range transportation plan and adjustments to the Transportation Improvement Plan.
  • The most anticipated meeting of the week is VDOT’s citizen information meeting on the proposed Western Bypass, which takes place from 6 to 9pm Thursday at Jack Jouett Middle School, 210 Lambs Lane. State officials will solicit public input on the recent environmental study on long-planned road. The meeting will be held in an open forum format, and residents will have an opportunity to speak with VDOT staff and leave written comments.