May 25, 2022: Albemarle PC gets first look at build-out analysis for county's development areas; Second daily train to D.C. expected in…Listen now (18 min) | Plus: A look at some firearms legislation introduced in the 2022 General Assembly
May 24, 2022: Belmont Condominiums project reviewed at meeting; Charlottesville changing mechanism for real estate tax relief programListen now (18 min) | Plus: Candidates are in place for the Fifth Congressional District race
Plus: Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority to vote on rate increases, growing CIP
May 21, 2022: Stribling Avenue resident sues city seeking overturning of recent rezoning; Albemarle growth management survey closes Sunday…Listen now (14 min) | Plus: Charlottesville seeks a firm to help hire a new police chief
May 20, 2022: Charlottesville City Council presented with information on who is renting from the city and how much they are payingListen now (17 min) | Historical Marker unveiled for the first Black person to be admitted to UVA
May 19, 2022: New Jaunt CEO reintroduces agency to Charlottesville City Council; Albemarle preparing for affordable dwelling unit ordinance Listen now (19 min) | Plus: Area median income increases by 19 percent
May 17, 2022: Crozet panel learns about Albemarle's climate action planning; Developer seeks 130 units in "downtown" Belmont Listen now (18 min) | Plus: Time is running out to fill out a survey for Charlottesville's climate action efforts
May 16, 2022: Divided Charlottesville Planning Commission recommends permit for 390-room, seven-story building on JPAListen now (24 min) | Plus: An Augusta elections officials is appointed to the State Board of Elections
It takes about eight hours to produce this newsletter each week and when I start work I’m not sure if there will be a theme or not. Local government…
May 13, 2022: Several vacancies coming up on Charlottesville Planning Commission as city prepares to rewrite zoning code; One million…Listen now (15 min) | Plus: A snippet of an interview on Virginia's Eugenics movement
May 11, 2022: Green Business Alliance reports GHG emissions reductions in program's first year; Transit agencies still report shortage of…Listen now (14 min) | Plus: Workers at one of the Bodo's Bagels locations wants to unionize
May 10, 2022: Transit officials from Vermont brief Charlottesville transit group on using public transit to ferry pupils to public school Listen now (16 min) | Plus: Bob Good raises $71K in April while challenger Dan Moy files a day late