DRAFT FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: The DRAFT five-year update of the Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2018 to 2022 and the Action Plan for the 18-19 Program Year is available for review and comment by the public. You may also request the plan in hard-copy form by contacting Tierra Howard, City of Charlottesville, (434) 970-3093, or Billie Campbell, TJPDC, (434) 422-4822. Comments on the Draft Consolidated Plan will be accepted through April 27, 2018.
The city of Charlottesville is creating a housing strategy to encourage the construction of homes that are affordable to households with incomes ranging from extreme poverty to the middle class. To help inform the strategy, the group sponsored a free summit on the topic as part of this week’s Tom Tom Founders Festival in collaboration with the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission.
Greene County residents had a third and final time to provide feedback on the Ruckersville Area Plan at an open house on March 29. The Greene County Planning Department, along with Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, has been engaged in a detailed study of a small area plan for Ruckersville since August. The plan will be adopted and included into the county’s comprehensive plan.
Recorded discussions from the 2018 Tom Tom Partner Event Affordable Housing events are available below. Thursday, April 12 (10:30 am) - Partner Event: Affordable Housing in High Growth Small Cities Thursday, April 12 (2:00 pm) - Partner Event: Financing Affordable Housing Thursday, April 12 (3:30 pm) - Partner Event: Community Engagement in Affordable Housing Friday, April 13 [...]
The General Assembly returns to Richmond April 11, having been called into a special session by Governor Ralph Northam to address the state budget, approval of which eluded lawmakers during the regular session. This special session is set to begin one week prior to the General Assembly’s one-day reconvened (“veto”) session on April 18 to consider changes to bills approved by the legislature and sent to the governor for his consideration.
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.
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The public had its first chance Thursday to see plans for a “trail hub” designed to connect current and future pathways near 5th St. Station in Albemarle County. The trails that will extend from the hub are at various planning stages. The project will enhance an existing tunnel that goes underneath I-64 with safety improvements.
Rural Transportation Advisory Committee 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 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 Time Description 1 1:00-1:05 Matters from the Public and Committee Response: Members of the public are [...]
The House and Senate budget plans were debated and approved on their respective floors last Thursday. Budget conferees have been appointed and will be trying to work toward a compromise. However, before the two plans can be reconciled, the issue of expanding access to health care must be resolved.