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2015 Annual Community Report
2/25/2015


Commercial and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates Announced
2/25/2015
Commercial Hazardous Waste Collection Day: March 6, 2015
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event: March 6 and 7, 2015

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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.

As Weather Breaks, Work to Begin on Rt. 29/250 Interchange
2/20/2015
Motorists should be alert for equipment and workers near ramps

Construction work is set to begin Monday on improvements to the Route 29 / Route 250 Bypass interchange in Charlottesville. Weather permitting the first work will involve clearing and grading to construct a storm water management pond inside the loop ramp in the southwest quadrant of the interchange.


Public Information Meeting Regarding DEQ Permit Application for Waste Water Treatment Plant
2/20/2015
On February 25th, starting at 6:15 PM, Albemarle County will have a public information meeting regarding a proposed Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) permit application for a waste water treatment plant associated with the Ryder Industries property on Route 250, east of the City of Charlottesville. The meeting will be held at the Albemarle County Office Building on 5th Street (1600 5th Street Ext., Charlottesville, VA 22902).