January 11, 2022 Cville100 Public Zoom meeting:
Resources for Climate Action Planning in Albemarle County a Piedmont Environmental Council Report
Kat Imhoff and Josh Press-Williams provided an overview of the PEC's climate paper, including examples of exceptional climate planning from around the country and areas of strategic importance for climate action in the county. Bill Bohn and Annette Osso, of Resilient Virginia, rounded out the conversation by providing a sneak peak at information being analyzed as part of the Albemarle County Risk and Vulnerability Assessment.
Piedmont Environmental Council climate paper, Resources for Climate Action Planning in Albemarle County, can be found on their website.
November 9, 2021 Cville100 public Zoom meeting:
The Update of the Albemarle County Comprehensive Plan
County Planning staff presented an a summary of the process for updating the Comprehensive Plan. The meeting was recorded and can be viewed by clicking on the links below.
The meeting consisted of the following two parts:
Part I: County Planning Staff Presentations on the Update Process (first hour):
Michaela Accardi and Tori Kanellopoulos, both Senior Planners in the Albemarle County Department of Community Development, discussed the process for the forthcoming update of the Albemarle County Comprehensive Plan. Gabe Dayley, Albemarle County Climate Protection Program Manager, participated. Questions were answered by the County staff.
Part II: Activist Perspectives on the Forthcoming Update (second hour)
Tom Olivier, a member of the board of Cville100, led an informal discussion with meeting attendees of activism possibilities during the update. Topics for discussion included strategies and tactics for comprehensive plan activists, collaborative opportunities, plusses and minuses of the existing plan, and content proposals for the new plan from activists.
For more information about how to get involved in participating in the update of the plan, contact Tom Olivier (email@example.com).
Note: Additional background on the Albemarle Comprehensive Plan can be found on the local League of Women Voters Natural Resources Committee web page. This page has links to YouTube videos of meetings they held in which chapters of the current County comprehensive plan were discussed.