Current Projects

Let's Talk Albemarle: Court Square

This project seeks to provide the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors with options  for specific ways in which the Court Square property could be intentionally programmed public space. Albemarle...

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Let's Talk Albemarle: Court Square Launch

After receiving direction from the Board of Supervisors we launched this project to learn from county residents about their thoughts regarding the Court Square public space, markers, and memorials.

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July 1, 2020 Senate Bill 183 and House Bill 1537 Take Effect

These bills give localities the ability to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover the monuments or war memorials in their communities. The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors directed staff to advertise a public hearing on this topic. 

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August 6, 2020 at 6 pm - Public Hearing

The Board of Supervisors will hold 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 a war located on the County-owned portion of Court Square, the site of the Albemarle County Circuit Court at 501 East Jefferson Street, Charlottesville: (1) the statue known as “At the Ready” or “At Ready”; (2) cannons; and (3) stacked cannonballs. 

Following the public hearing, the Board can take an action to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover a monument or memorial. If the Board acts to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover a monument or memorial, the Board must offer the monument or memorial for relocation and placement to any museum, historical society, government, or military battlefield, for a period of 30 days.

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September 5, 2020

If the Board acts to relocate, contextualize, or cover a monument or memorial, it may do so on September 5th. 

Crozet Master Plan Update 2019-2020

A Master Plan is a collaboratively developed document that describes a community’s vision for future development, using text, maps and diagrams. In Albemarle County, Master Plans are used...

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Phase 1

Community Visioning: September-December 2019

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Phase 3

Plan Refinement, Endorsements, & Draft: August-December 2020

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Phase 4

Master Plan Review & Adoption: January-March 2021


Past Projects

Climate Action in Albemarle County

Climate action planning is identified by the Board of Supervisors as a top priority for Albemarle County in its FY20-22 Strategic Plan and advances the County’s vision of a thriving, vibrant community...