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Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Votes to Remove At Ready, Cannons, and Cannonballs at Court Square
8/6/2020
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors tonight passed a resolution to remove the At Ready statue, cannons, and stack of cannonballs located in front of the historic courthouse at Court Square.

Fentress Architects Hired for Courts Project
8/6/2020
The County has hired Fentress Architects to design and facilitate construction of the $45.2M Courts Complex Addition and Renovations project. This project includes renovations of the historic Circuit Court, renovations of the Levy Opera House building and a new General District Court that will house courtrooms and administrative operations for Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville.

COVID-19 Safety Ambassador Program Launches
8/6/2020
Beginning August 1, 2020 and running through September 29, 2020, Albemarle County enacted Ordinance 20-E(5) to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The local ordinance is intended to address local trends in community transmission, in consultation with the Thomas Jefferson Health District.

F.A.Q. about Emergency Ordinance 20-E(5)
7/31/2020
On Monday, July 27th, 2020 the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors passed an emergency ordinance to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our county. This ordinance provides modifications to Forward Virginia: Phase Three guidelines. All other state guidelines remain in effect. The ordinance takes effect at 12 am, Saturday, August 1st, 2020.

Emergency Ordinance
7/27/2020
This afternoon, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors passed an emergency ordinance to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The ordinance will have an effective date of August 1, 2020.

Albemarle County Announces Lift Grant
7/15/2020
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors approved today the launch of the Albemarle County Lift Grant, a relief initiative to provide 100 grants to local small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, for costs incurred due to the public health emergency including ongoing expenses such as payroll, rent, insurance, or other operating expenses or adaptive costs such as the purchase of e-commerce equipment, website creation or upgrade to online sales.

Albemarle County announces Department of Finance & Budget
7/2/2020
The new department merges the Department of Finance and Office of Management & Budget

Board of Supervisors Public Hearing on Monuments & Memorials at Court Square
7/2/2020
The Board of Supervisors scheduled a public hearing to receive public comment on its intent to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover the following monuments or memorials for the veterans of war located on the County-owned portion of Court Square - the statue known as "At Ready", cannons, and the stacked cannonballs.

Free WiFi at the Yancey Community Center
6/11/2020
The Yancey Community Center is pleased to offer free WiFi usage to residents. Indoor usage is restricted to one individual/family at a time to comply with current health recommendations and requires a reservation.

Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance by emailing ebrooks3@albemarle.org or calling 434-296-5841, ext. 3428.


Updated Coronavirus Information for Albemarle County
6/4/2020
Forward Virginia Phase Two begins Friday, June 5