Household Hazardous Waste & Bulky Waste: Fall Collection

RSWA Spring Special Collection DaysFall 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Days

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection at the Ivy Materials Utilization Center is scheduled from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. on Friday, September 29, and Saturday, September 30. List of acceptable items »

Fall 2017 Bulky Waste Amnesty Days

Special collection will be held at the Ivy Materials Utilization Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following Saturdays: Continue reading

Joint Statement From CCS & ACPS

ACPS-CCSDr. Rosa Atkins, Superintendent of Charlottesville City Schools, and Dr. Pamela Moran, Superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools, have issued the following joint statement. They are joined in this statement by the School Board Chairs of both divisions, Juandiego Wade for Charlottesville City, and Kate Acuff from Albemarle County.


Dear Members of our School Communities: Continue reading

Attention All Albemarle County Employees: You’re Invited to Join the Concert Band

G-major, e-minorJean Flaherty is entering her seventh year teaching music in Albemarle County, and last year, she started a concert band for Albemarle County school and local government employees. The band rehearses during the school year on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Burley Middle School (901 Rose Hill Drive, Charlottesville). Rehearsals this year begin Tuesday, August 29!

The band is open to people of all ability levels and performance experiences who are interested in making music together. Continue reading

Free Emergency Preparedness Training – 7/25, 8/2 or 9/7

CERTThe Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Office of Emergency Management is offering FREE Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training this summer and fall. Interested community members are invited to register for one of three Level 1 CERT courses: Tuesday, July 25, in the Albemarle County Office Building on McIntire; Wednesday, August 2, at the Crozet Library; or Thursday, September 7, in the Albemarle County Office Building on 5th Street. All classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. The Level 1 training orients citizens on regional hazards, personal preparedness, and elements of fire safety and medical operations. To register, email certcville@gmail.com or call 434-971-1263. Get more info »

Albemarle Beaches Will Open for Memorial Day Weekend

Walnut CreekLocal residents can rediscover affordable family fun at Albemarle County’s three swimming beaches this summer. On Saturday, May 27, 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 Saturday, June 10. More information »

Board of Supervisors Adopts FY18 Budget

Albemarle County LogoOn Monday, May 15, 2017, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors conducted a public hearing on the Calendar Year 17 Tax Rate. Formal approval of the tax rate and adoption of the FY 18 budget followed that public hearing.

The adopted Fiscal Year 2018 combined capital and operating budget totals $397,897,173 and is balanced with a tax rate of $0.839 per $100 of assessed value. Continue reading

Important Notice to Albemarle County Tax Payers

Albemarle County LogoDeadline Extended for First Installment of 2017 Tax Payments from June 5 to June 15

The Board of Supervisors held public hearings on the Calendar Year 17 Tax Rate and the Board’s Proposed FY 18 Budget on Tuesday evening, April 11. Immediately following the conclusion of those public hearings, it came to the County’s attention that there was a defect in the posted notice regarding the public hearing on the Calendar Year 17 Tax Rate. Continue reading

Household Hazardous Waste & Bulky Waste Amnesty Days

RSWA Spring Special Collection DaysRivanna Solid Waste Authority’s Spring Special Collection Days are here!

Household Hazardous Waste will be collected at the Ivy Materials Utilization Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29. This free service is available to residents of Albemarle County, Charlottesville, and Scottsville, as well as Nelson County residents who obtain a voucher from Nelson County government. See the list of acceptable items »

Bulky Waste Amnesty Days will be held on the first three Saturdays in May from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continue reading

Free National Weather Service SKYWARN Class on April 17

Office of Emergency ManagementApril 17, 2017 | 6:30 to 9 p.m. | Jefferson Madison Regional Library – Gordon Avenue

The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Office of Emergency Management is hosting a National Weather Service (NWS) SKYWARN class on Monday, April 17, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This is a free class taught by the NWS that is designed to educate the public on weather threats in this area, as well as strengthen the ties between the NWS and the local community. Upon completion of the course, participants will be registered in the NWS spotter program. The more spotters the NWS has out there, the faster vital information gets to the NWS forecasters who make the decisions to issue lifesaving weather warnings. Register by April 13 »

Need help registering? Please contact Kirby Felts at 434-971-1263 or Allison Farole at 434-970-1798.