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.
- It’s the time of year when governing bodies put their heads together and review their notes. Albemarle County holds its annual Joint Community Advisory Council Town Hall meeting from 6:30-8:30pm Monday, January 14, in Room 241 of the County Office Building on McIntire Road. The four advisory groups—Crozet, Pantops, Places29 and Village of Rivanna—will gather with staff to talk about development topics that affect the entire county.
- City and county will hold a joint Planning Commission meeting from 5:30-8:30pm Tuesday, January 15 in room 241 of the County Office Building. The meeting is a follow-up to one in December that saw the two bodies gather to align their missions and map out possible areas for collaboration, from entrance corridors to boosting the local food movement.
- The County Board of Supervisors gathers at the County Office Building Wednesday, first for a work session on solid waste, then to address several agenda items, including the special use permit to allow events with up to 3,000 people at Castle Hill Cider.
- The Piedmont Council for the Arts is launching a public planning process for “the first-ever Charlottesville Area Cultural Plan,” with a kickoff meeting from noon to 2pm Thursday, January 17 at CitySpace. Dubbed Create Charlottesville, the planning effort will be focused around four public meetings on the future of the area’s cultural sector. All are welcome to attend and observe; details on future meetings can be found on the PCA website.