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(updated 5/12/17 to include link to Charlottesville Tomorrow story) Various rezonings and special permits required to rehab the Woolen Mills buildings pass the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors unanimously. Details when they are available. “There will be a passageway that will connect Broadway and East Market streets, but it will only be accessible to emergency […]

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Woolen Mills Public Hearing

Wednesday, May 10, two rezoning and special permit requests will be before the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. The BOS will hold a public hearing. The public hearing concerning the Woolen Mills Property is the last of five public hearings. The public hearings start at 6:00 PM at the County Office Building (Lane High School) […]

Woolen Mills T-Shirt Design Contest 2

Dear Woolen Mills Neighbors, On behalf of the WMNA Board we’d like to invite you to participate in the 2017 WM T-Shirt Design Contest! Below are the rules and other information you need to create and submit your entry for the contest. Even if you don’t submit a design you can still play a very […]

Decommissioning Riverview Park pump station

Tuesday 12/6/16 the team from the RWSA hosted a Rivanna pumping station update meeting with presentations by RWSA’s senior civil engineer Michelle Simpson, and by representatives from contractors Adams Robinson and Hazen and Sawyer. Rivanna’s contractors will be returning to the site this month to begin work connecting the old 36″ Rivanna collector (pipe) with […]

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Woolen Mills Village Historic Conservation District Q&A meeting

December 1, 2016 Mary Joy Scala made a second trip (her first Q&A was held April 11, 2016) to the Woolen Mills Neighborhood to answer questions that arose in November regarding the proposed 60 acre Woolen Mills Historic Conservation District overlay. Ms. Scala, the city’s preservation and design planner, staffs the city’s Board of Architectural […]