The TJPDC is guided by a locally appointed, twelve member Commission, of which at least 51% are local elected officials. Member localities include the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. Commission meetings, which are open to the public, are held the first Thursday of each month at 7 pm in the TJPDC Office.
The Hydraulic Planning Advisory Panel has identified three transportation improvement scenarios under consideration for a recommendation toward future funding. Receive an update and provide your ideas of the three scenarios for long term roadway, bicycle and pedestrian transportation improvements around the Hydraulic Road/ US Route 29 /US 250 Intersection areas. Information on all proposed [...]
The House and Senate money committees have worked this week to craft amendments to the introduced budget for FY19/FY20. The House Appropriations Committee will meet at 1 pm on Sunday to present its recommendations, while the Senate Finance Committee gathers at 5 pm to release its proposed amendments. Look for an update early next week containing highlights of the proposed House and Senate budget plans.
The TJPDC's electronic newsletter features news and updates of local, and area-wide significance to our member governments; the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson and the City of Charlottesville. Please join our mailing list to receive the News Brief via email. View the News Brief Sign up to receive email [...]
The pace was hectic at the General Assembly this past week, as committees were working feverishly to clear their dockets of legislation prior to next Tuesday’s deadline for considering bills in their introduced chamber. Several Senate Committees had completed their dockets early last week, and floor sessions lengthened toward the end of the week, with longer sessions anticipated Monday and Tuesday.
The TJPDC is seeking a part-time accounting consulting service to perform accounting, payroll and human resource services. The TJPDC requires an on-site person with governmental and accrual accounting or bookkeeping experience for approximately 20 hours per week. A Certified Public Accountant is preferred.
The House and Senate money committees have about two-and-a-half weeks until their amendments to the proposed biennial budget are due. What remains uncertain is the approach the House and Senate will take on expanding health care coverage. Then-governor Terry McAuliffe’s introduced budget estimated savings of more than $420 million from expanding Medicaid coverage. Failure to expand coverage results in a budget hole that would have to be filled with other spending reductions.
SURVEY: We invite anyone living or working in the City of Charlottesville or the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa or Nelson to participate in a survey to identify the most pressing housing and community needs, to help us prioritize use of federal funding for the next five years. Survey responses will be accepted through March 13, 2018.
The Legislative Newsletter contains updates on legislative happenings and other state actions of interest to local governments. For questions regarding items in the summary, contact David Blount, TJPDC Legislative Liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org or 434-979-7310 x103.
TJPD Commission Meeting 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018 TJPDC Water Street Center – 407 E Water Street, (directly next door to the TJPDC Offices) Full meeting packet For individual items, please click the links below. Item Description Time 1. Call to Order 7:00 2. Matters from the Public Introduction of [...]