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County Tax Bills Are Due Friday, June 5th, 2015
Albemarle County tax bills for personal property and real estate are due Friday June 5, 2015. If you have any questions or have not received your Personal Property or Real Property tax bill(s), or if you have a vehicle, trailer, boat or airplane located in Albemarle County that is not listed on your bill please contact the Finance Department at (434) 296-5851 option 3 or albemarlecountyfinance@albemarle.org before the deadline.

Albemarle County Offices Closed for Memorial Day
Albemarle County offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Offices will reopen Tuesday, May 26, 2015 on regular schedule.

Save Money: Virginia’s Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday May 25-31
Virginia’s annual Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is happening May 25-31. This is the perfect time to create and stock up your emergency kit for your home, car, and office.

County Creates 28 Additional Pre-K Slots for the Next School Year - New Bright Stars Program Classroom to Open at Cale Elementary, Head Start Classroom Relocates to Agnor-Hurt Elementary
Following  careful deliberation by the Albemarle County Preschool Oversight Committee consisting of members from Albemarle County Schools, Albemarle County Government, Albemarle Department of Social Services, and MACAA Head Start, it has been determined that the new Bright Stars Program classroom will open in Paul H. Cale Elementary School for the 2015-16 school year.  In an effort to serve the greatest number of children while minimizing the impact on eligible children and families, a Head Start classroom with low enrollment will be moving from Benjamin F. Yancey Elementary to Agnor-Hurt Elementary.  Eligible children from the Yancey district will be invited into the Bright Stars program at Scottsville Elementary with transportation made available by Albemarle County Public Schools.  With the addition of a new Bright Stars classroom and increased class sizes, the Bright Stars Program will have the capacity to serve as many as 187 children, an increase of 28 from the 2015-16 school year.

County Beaches Will Open for Memorial Day Weekend
Local residents can rediscover affordable family fun at Albemarle County’s three swimming beaches this summer. On Saturday, May 23 swimming beaches at Chris Greene, Walnut Creek and Mint Springs open for the three-day holiday weekend. Beaches are open daily from Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day Weekend, except when Albemarle County Schools are in session. This year, swimming will be available daily beginning on Wednesday, June 10.

Open House on Solid Waste in Albemarle County
On Thursday, June 4, the Long Range Solid Waste Solutions Advisory Committee will be hosting an Open House on Solid Waste in Albemarle County, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in room A of the County Office Building at 5th Street (1600 5th Street Extended). A short presentation on solid waste will be given at 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm. The community is invited to attend a presentation and provide feedback on a range of topics – including recycling, special material collections, and funding – at stations located throughout the meeting room.