We picked single-family neighborhoods as the best fit for our housing goals. Yet Charlottesville is trying to unilaterally cancel our choice.
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The upcoming election for Charlottesville City Council should involve the candidates debating the various proposals for the Future Land Use Map.
While you’re clearing cans from old home-improvement projects, toss out old materials from DIY projects. “Almost every garage in America has a flimsy aluminum paint tray coated in house paint, with a matching roller in a crumpled grocery bag,” Gordon says. “As homeowners, we like to think we’re going to get more than one use out of our paint brushes, trays and other DIY tools, but it’s more likely we’ll forget and buy these items again anyway. The only reason to save otherwise disposable DIY tools would be if you have a project in mind that you plan to tackle soon.”
Some who weighed in were concerned about the map, the community engagement process and how the changes would affect the city’s character and infrastructure.
It was with alarm and dismay that I learned about the current attempt to increase residential density.
“I was really surprised, and surprised in the same way that it turns out … all of my neighbors were when I began to ask them if they knew anything about this, because literally nobody knew anything about this new Comprehensive Plan and the new Future Land Use Map.”
Before Charlottesville's land use proposal can be considered, there must be additional investigation of the future effects that increased density will have on our citizens, city government and the infrastructure of our community.
We are a landlocked city of about 40,000 people. We cannot solve the housing problem by ourselves.
The forum was broadcast via Zoom from the Hillsdale Conference Center, where moderators Sean Tubbs and Neil Williamson asked questions of the candidates, who tuned in from their homes.
After a proposal to the Crozet Community Advisory Committee earlier this month, Henry Chiles and Alan and Marlowe Howard have sent letters to Albemarle County officials expressing opposition to increasing the potential allowable future density of their properties.
“We say we want walkability, we say we want bikeability — well, you have to put people near downtown, you've got to put people near the stuff they're going to walk to and bike to.”
One of Cville Plans Together's goals for the plan is “ensuring equitable opportunities for density increases, increasing density around community amenities and increasing access to transit.”
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“This is what I get out of bed for as a Planning Commissioner, these kinds of projects that have this kind of community impact,” Commissioner Corey Clayborne said. “The affordable housing, ending homelessness, the redevelopment — the list goes on.”
As many as 75 people reportedly gathered at Charlottesville Skate Park last weekend, according to a news release.
Albemarle County Planning Commission cites concerns with density and traffic.
Project spurred by concerns for people living outside during pandemic.