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2015 Annual Community Report
3/5/2015


Albemarle County Offices Closing Early Due to Inclement Weather
3/5/2015
Please be advised that due to current weather conditions, falling temperatures and the expectation of deteriorating road conditions throughout the afternoon, all Albemarle County offices will close today, Thursday March 5, at 12:00 noon.
 

Commercial and Household Hazardous Waste Collections Dates Revised Due to Inclement Weather
3/5/2015
Due to expected severe winter weather, the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority’s (RSWA) Commercial Hazardous Waste Collection scheduled for Friday, March 6, 2015, has been cancelled. The next Commercial Collection will be October 2. Care Environmental is contacting all businesses registered to notify them personally. Additionally, the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event for Friday, March 6, 2015 has been cancelled. HHW will be accepted at the Ivy Material Utilization Center during the extended hours of 8:30 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2015 (originally advertised from 9:00 to 2:00). All vehicles in line at 4:00 pm will be served. For information on what items are accepted for this event, visit http://rswa.avenue.org/household.htm.

VDOT Issues Notice to Proceed to Rt. 29 Solutions Contractor
3/4/2015
Engineering, survey work will begin this month on three design-build projects

The Virginia Department of Transportation has given official Notice to Proceed to Lane-Corman Joint Venture to begin design and construction of three Route 29 Solutions projects.

Scottsville Observes the 150th Anniversary of General Sheridan's Campaign in Albemarle County
2/25/2015
Commemorative Events to Take Place March 6 – 8, 2015 in Scottsville

On March 6 – 8, 2015, the Scottsville Museum will commemorate Sheridan's raid on the town of Scottsville, which took place in March, 1865. This Civil War moment for Scottsville will be observed with a procession of mounted Union soldiers riding through the town to Canal Basin Square, a new Civil War exhibit in the Museum, and many lectures on the raid, the canal, and the African-American community in Scottsville. There will also be a tour of important Civil War sites in Scottsville and the HistoryMobile will make an appearance.


Albemarle County’s FY16 Recommended Operating and Capital Budget Now Available
2/20/2015
Albemarle County’s Recommended Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 is now available on the County website at www.albemarle.org/budgetfy16. County Executive Tom Foley presented the proposed budget to the Board of Supervisors on Thursday, February 19. During that discussion, Mr. Foley reviewed the economic challenges facing Local Government and Public Schools in the years ahead, introduced the proposed budget, provided details on impacts of the budget to the County Capital Program and Fire Rescue services, and highlighted community impacts and engagement opportunities. A video of that presentation is available for review here.