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First Lease Signed for Yancey School Community Center in Albemarle County
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors approved the first lease agreement for space at the new Yancey School Community Center at this evening’s meeting. The Yancey School Community Center is envisioned to serve as a community hub for Southern Albemarle, through a combination of Parks & Recreation programs, long-term lease tenants, and short-term rentals for special events and activities. Read more...

Albemarle County Board of Supervisors confirms partnership for Woolen Mills redevelopment, WillowTree corporate campus
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors today confirmed an exciting and far-reaching partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Albemarle County Economic Development Authority (EDA) and Woolen Mills, LLC. to redevelop the iconic historic Woolen Mills site along the Rivanna River into a best in class corporate campus for WillowTree, Inc.  The project will retain WillowTree, a highly valued employer at significant risk of moving out of state, in the region with an anticipated private investment of $12.3 million and a minimum of 200 projected new jobs in addition to the 200 existing jobs at an average wage far above the Albemarle County average. Read more...

Agency Application for FY 20 Funding from Albemarle County Now Open
Orientation takes place on September 13th

If you are an agency that is interested in applying for County funding in FY 20 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020), the application process has begun and requests for funding are due on or before Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Read more...

Albemarle County Receives 2018 Achievement Award from the Virginia Association of Counties
Albemarle County is the proud recipient of a Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) 2018 Achievement Award. The County was recognized for its Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative program. VACo received 106 entries and Albemarle County is one of 25 award recipients. Read more...

Chris Greene Beach Closed Due to Unforeseen Staffing Shortage
Due to an unforeseen staffing shortage, Chris Greene Beach is closed today, Monday, September, 3, 2018. The rest of Chris Greene Lake's amenities are open with no entrance fee.

Regarding Albemarle County's Grounds Policy and Last Night's Demonstration
We have been receiving inquiries about a demonstration that occurred Tuesday evening involving a giant inflatable cartoon animal on the sidewalk adjacent to County Office Building-McIntire. The County of Albemarle did not authorize nor participate in this event, and electricity from the County Office Building-McIntire was not used to inflate the prop.

Governor Northam Announces 200 New Jobs in Albemarle County
WillowTree, Inc. to invest $12.3 million, expand headquarters

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam today announced that WillowTree, Inc., a developer of mobile applications, is planning to relocate and expand its headquarters in Albemarle County, investing $12.3 million and creating 200 new local jobs. The company is planning to lease and renovate 84,919 square feet in the former Woolen Mills factory at 2100 East Market Street. Albemarle County was selected as the location for the project after a competitive process involving other localities. Construction is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019. Read more...

Albemarle County Announces Hiring of Executive Director of the Charlottesville-UVa-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center
Barry C. Neulen to begin on October 1, 2018

Albemarle County is pleased to announce Barry C. Neulen as the new Executive Director of the Charlottesville-UVa-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) effective October 1, 2018. The ECC provides all emergency communications services for Albemarle County, the City of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. In this role, Neulen will oversee the daily operations of the ECC, which receives all 911 calls in the area and serves as the central dispatch for the three police departments, all EMS and fire system calls, and coordinated emergency management among the three jurisdictions. Neulen will also play a vital role in leading the organization through exciting new developments such as launching a Text to 911 service, moving the Center to a new location, and upgrading the ECC radio system. Read more...

New Ivy Transfer Station Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority (RWSA) is excited to announce that construction is complete for the new Ivy Transfer Station. RWSA would like to invite the public to the ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. The Ivy Transfer Station is located at 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. Read more...

Biscuit Run Park Community Meeting
Albemarle County invites the public to a community meeting on Biscuit Run Park. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 22, 2018. at 6:30 p.m. at the County Office Building-5th at 1600 5th Street, Charlottesville, VA. The meeting will be held in Room A. Read more...

Albemarle County Parking Information and Preparations for Aug. 10-12 Weekend
Albemarle County Office Buildings will close at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018, to transition for the possible use of our buildings in support of the regional partnership surrounding the August 10-12 weekend. Read more...