What’s coming up in Charlottesville the week of 10/29

What’s coming up in Charlottesville the week of 10/29

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 coast and Northeast U.S. that will bear the brunt of Sandy’s wrath today and tomorrow, but Central Virginia is also bracing for the affects of the superstorm. The regional Emergency Operations Center opened at 8am today, and officials are warning residents of the possibility of prolonged power outages—something many locals were all too familiar with following the summer derecho. We’re reminded to reserve 9-1-1 for emergencies only. For non-emergency issues, call 434-977-9041. Follow this link for more emergency contact info and tips.
  • Tomorrow—Tuesday—is the deadline for requesting a mailed absentee ballot for the November 6 election. If you have questions, call the local Voter Registration offices. The number for Charlottesville is (434) 970-3250; in Albemarle call (434) 972-4173. In-person absentee ballot voting ends Saturday.
  • The Commonwealth Transportation Board holds a public meeting at 6pm Thursday, November 1 at Germanna Community College, 18121 Technology Drive, Culpeper, to discuss projects currently addressed by its Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), including rail and road. During a half-hour open house at the start of the meeting, state officials will offer information on a number of projects, and the public can weigh in with oral or written comments. Visit VDOT’s meetings website to check out meeting materials. You can also submit comments to VDOT online through November 30.
  • Also on Thursday is the final of three public meetings to get input on the City of Charlottesville’s Comprehensive Plan, which is due to be updated in the coming year. The meeting is from 7-9pm in the gymnasium at Clark Elementary School; the content will be the same as at the two previous meetings, and will give residents the chance to review the Comp Plan Goals and Land Use  Map.

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