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*[[February 19]] &ndash; [[Albemarle County Board of Supervisors]] approves ordinance banning dogs from running without a leash on other people's property <ref>{{cite-progress|title=County approves leash ordinance|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county-approves-leash-ordinance/article_5395fe19-861d-57f8-b219-b159670847a3.html|author=Allison Wrabel|pageno=A1|printdate=February 20, 2020|publishdate=February 20, 2020|accessdate=February 23, 2020}}</ref>
 
*[[February 19]] &ndash; [[Albemarle County Board of Supervisors]] approves ordinance banning dogs from running without a leash on other people's property <ref>{{cite-progress|title=County approves leash ordinance|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county-approves-leash-ordinance/article_5395fe19-861d-57f8-b219-b159670847a3.html|author=Allison Wrabel|pageno=A1|printdate=February 20, 2020|publishdate=February 20, 2020|accessdate=February 23, 2020}}</ref>
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*[[February 20]] &ndash; Charlottesville School Board voted to adopt $92.1 million funding request for FY2021 <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Charlottesville School Board wants community to rally behind $92.1M spending plan|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/charlottesville-school-board-wants-community-to-rally-behind-m-spending/article_f123978a-2666-53b4-9b54-c0b30e62ea36.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=A1|printdate=February 21, 2020|publishdate=February 21, 2020|accessdate=February 24, 2020}}</ref>
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*[[February 20]] &ndash; [[Fifth and Avon Community Advisory Committee]] briefed on [[Route 631 Corridor Study]] <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Fifth Street corridor study reveals poor traffic conditions|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/fifth-street-corridor-study-reveals-poor-traffic-conditions/article_ac3b4962-04d6-5d18-81f3-f5b43347e90b.html|author=Allison Wrabel|pageno=A1|printdate=February 22, 2020|publishdate=February 21, 2020|accessdate=February 25, 2020}}</ref>
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*[[February 25]] &ndash; [[Rivanna Solid Waste Authority]] briefed on state of recycling ([https://cvillepedia.org/images/20200225-RSWA-Recycling-Update.pdf study])
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*[[February 25]] &ndash; Ground broken for WaWa store at corner of Route 29 and [[Proffit Road]] <ref>{{cite web|title=Wawa breaks ground on new Albemarle County store|url=https://www.nbc29.com/2020/02/25/wawa-breaks-ground-new-albemarle-co-store/|author=Annie Schroeder|work=News Article|publisher=NBC29|location=|publishdate=February 25, 2020|accessdate=March 6, 2020}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=Wawa breaks ground on first Charlottesville-area store|url=https://www.cbs19news.com/story/41815869/wawa-breaks-ground-on-first-charlottesvillearea-store|author=Kathryn Young|work=News Article|publisher=CBS19 News|location=|publishdate=February 25, 2020|accessdate=March 6, 2020}}</ref> 
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*[[February 26]] &ndash; [[Charlottesville Planning Commission]] held work session on [[Charlottesville Comprehensive Plan]] with consultants <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Commission cautions consultants on troubles with last Comprehensive Plan update|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/commission-cautions-consultants-on-troubles-with-last-comprehensive-plan-update/article_0dd5cc52-12d3-5434-bcdc-e233546b0c82.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=A1|printdate=February 28, 2020|publishdate=February 28, 2020|accessdate=March 1, 2020}}</ref>
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*[[March 2]] &ndash; [[Charlottesville]] City Manager [[Tarron Richardson]] presented his $196.6 million operating budget and $35.3 million capital improvement program budget to [[City Council]] meeting. Public safety employees appeared during the matters from the public section to lobby for more funding. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Charlottesville firefighters, police, community members rally for more funds|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/charlottesville-firefighters-police-community-members-rallay-for-more-funds/article_1fafe8d1-8500-5899-a4ea-3f1a55161db4.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=A1|printdate=March 3, 2020|publishdate=March 3, 2020|accessdate=March 7, 2020}}</ref>
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* [[March 5]] &ndash; Council opts to not raise the property tax rate for FY21 <ref>{{cite-progress|title=City Council doesn't support tax rate increase, wants to give more to schools|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city-council-doesn-t-support-tax-rate-increase-wants-to/article_0cb5e3e6-89b3-5bf2-87eb-f41e014801ad.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=A1|printdate=March 7, 2020|publishdate=March 6, 2020|accessdate=March 8, 2020}}</ref>
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*[[March 12]] &ndash; [[Albemarle County]] and [[Charlottesville]] declared local emergencies in order to help coordinate public safety efforts to contain the spread of the disease. This gives officials more flexibility to conduct business. It resulted in the temporary halt of public meetings as well as the delay of the adoption of the FY21 budget in Albemarle County. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Albemarle, Charlottesville declare local emergencies; schools cancel class March 16|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/albemarle-charlottesville-declare-local-emergencies-schools-cancel-class-march/article_e125e810-d5b6-5489-ae28-04c80da96b73.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=|printdate=March 13, 2020|publishdate=March 12, 2020|accessdate=March 12, 2020}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=Albemarle County, Charlottesville issue Declarations of Local Emergency|url=https://www.cbs19news.com/story/41888713/albemarle-county-issues-declaration-of-local-emergency|author=News staff|work=News Article|publisher=CBS19|location=|publishdate=March 12, 2020|accessdate=March 13, 2020}}</ref>
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*[[March 12]] &ndash; A fire broke out at [[Mallside Forest Apartments]] <ref>{{cite web|title=Crews fight fire at Albemarle Co. apartment|url=https://www.nbc29.com/2020/03/12/crews-fight-fire-albemarle-co-apartment/|author=News staff |work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=|publishdate=March 12, 2020|accessdate=March 13, 2020}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=Firefighters respond to apartment fire at Mallside Forest Court|url=https://www.cbs19news.com/story/41888482/firefighters-respond-to-apartment-fire-at-mallside-forest-court|author=Michael Caldwell|work=News Article|publisher=CBS19 News|location=|publishdate=March 12, 2020|accessdate=March 13, 2020}}</ref>
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*[[March 27]] &ndash; Albemarle County Board of Supervisors adopts continuity of governance ordinance <ref name="continuity">{{cite web|title=EMERGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 20-E(2)|url=https://albemarle.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=8221685&GUID=DBEDFB63-CC68-454A-AD80-C547643DE4A9|author=|work=|publisher=Albemarle County|location=|publishdate=March 27, 2020|accessdate=March 28, 2020}}</ref>
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*[[March 31]] &ndash; The first COVID-19 fatality in the [[Thomas Jefferson Health District]] was reported <ref name="fatality">{{cite web|title=Tweet|url=https://twitter.com/HealthyTJHD/status/1245052205327138816|author=Thomas Jefferson Health District|work=Tweet|publisher=Thomas Jefferson Health District|location=|publishdate=March 31, 2020|accessdate=March 31, 2020}}</ref>
  
 
*[[June 30]] &ndash; Anticipated completion date for the [[Blue Ridge Tunnel]] <ref name="opening">{{cite web|title=Blue Ridge Tunnel almost complete|url=https://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/blue-ridge-tunnel-almost-complete/article_fd4a12b2-8a06-52cc-a0e8-7c26f6407f55.html|author=Erin Conway|work=News Article|publisher=Lynchburg News and Advance|location=|publishdate=December 24, 2019|accessdate=December 26, 2019}}</ref>   
 
*[[June 30]] &ndash; Anticipated completion date for the [[Blue Ridge Tunnel]] <ref name="opening">{{cite web|title=Blue Ridge Tunnel almost complete|url=https://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/blue-ridge-tunnel-almost-complete/article_fd4a12b2-8a06-52cc-a0e8-7c26f6407f55.html|author=Erin Conway|work=News Article|publisher=Lynchburg News and Advance|location=|publishdate=December 24, 2019|accessdate=December 26, 2019}}</ref>   
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*[[July 1]] &ndash; [[Cale Elementary School]] will become known as '''Mountain View Elementary''' <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Sutherland naming advisory committee appointed|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/sutherland-naming-advisory-committee-appointed/article_d21d2430-6431-551a-90d1-f437276e1679.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=A3|printdate=February 26, 2020|publishdate=February 26, 2020|accessdate=March 1, 2020}}</ref>
  
 
*[[October 26]] &ndash; Trial is set for lawsuit against groups and individuals who organized the [[Unite the Right]] rally in August 2017. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=October trial date set for lawsuit against Unite the Right organizers|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/12-aug/october-trial-date-set-for-lawsuit-against-unite-the-right/article_6558c600-a0a9-5ce6-8109-e1ec6afbf26d.html|author=Staff reports|pageno=A3|printdate=November 29, 2019|publishdate=November 27, 2019|accessdate=November 29, 2019}}</ref>
 
*[[October 26]] &ndash; Trial is set for lawsuit against groups and individuals who organized the [[Unite the Right]] rally in August 2017. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=October trial date set for lawsuit against Unite the Right organizers|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/12-aug/october-trial-date-set-for-lawsuit-against-unite-the-right/article_6558c600-a0a9-5ce6-8109-e1ec6afbf26d.html|author=Staff reports|pageno=A3|printdate=November 29, 2019|publishdate=November 27, 2019|accessdate=November 29, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
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*[[March 23]] &ndash; [[David P. Bowerman]], local business owner, active in politics; serving 10 years on the [[Albemarle County Planning Commission]] and 16 years on the [[Albemarle County Board of Supervisors]] representing the [[Rio District]]. At the time of his death, he served as a member of the [[Albemarle County Board of Zoning Appeals]].<ref name="obit">{{cite-progress|title=Bowerman, David|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/obituaries/bowerman-david/article_08c17720-36b2-50ab-82f6-5cb6e9c5176c.html|author=|pageno=|printdate=March 29, 2020|publishdate=March 29, 2020|accessdate=March 29, 2020}}</ref>
 
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Events

  • January 1 – A man wearing a mask shot a gun into the bar at 11 Elliewood Avenue just after midnight, injuring one [1]
  • February 19 – County Executive Jeffrey Richardson unveils $451 million recommended budget for FY2021, a slight decrease from adopted FY2020 budget. This delays for one year an anticipated 1.5 cent rate increase to pay for additional debt service [7]
  • February 20 – Charlottesville School Board voted to adopt $92.1 million funding request for FY2021 [9]
  • March 2Charlottesville City Manager Tarron Richardson presented his $196.6 million operating budget and $35.3 million capital improvement program budget to City Council meeting. Public safety employees appeared during the matters from the public section to lobby for more funding. [14]
  • March 5 – Council opts to not raise the property tax rate for FY21 [15]
  • March 12Albemarle County and Charlottesville declared local emergencies in order to help coordinate public safety efforts to contain the spread of the disease. This gives officials more flexibility to conduct business. It resulted in the temporary halt of public meetings as well as the delay of the adoption of the FY21 budget in Albemarle County. [16] [17]
  • March 27 – Albemarle County Board of Supervisors adopts continuity of governance ordinance [20]

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References

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  2. Web. Fire forces evacuation at UVa Research Park, Staff reports, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, January 3, 2020, retrieved January 3, 2020. Print. January 3, 2020 page A3.
  3. Web. City Council approves permit for second phase of South First Street redevelopment, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, January 8, 2020, retrieved January 9, 2020. Print. January 8, 2020 page A1.
  4. Web. Morven property placed under conservation easement, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, January 19, 2020, retrieved January 19, 2020. Print. January 19, 2020 page A1.
  5. Web. Planners back proposed Emmet-Barracks improvements, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 12, 2020, retrieved February 16, 2020. Print. February 12, 2020 page A9.
  6. Web. Albemarle planners OK school pavilion, Sleep Number store, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 19, 2020, retrieved February 23, 2020. Print. February 19, 2020 page A1.
  7. Web. Proposed Albemarle County budget 1.3% smaller than current, contains no tax rate increase, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 20, 2020, retrieved February 23, 2020. Print. February 20, 2020 page A1.
  8. Web. County approves leash ordinance, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 20, 2020, retrieved February 23, 2020. Print. February 20, 2020 page A1.
  9. Web. Charlottesville School Board wants community to rally behind $92.1M spending plan, Katherine Knott, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 21, 2020, retrieved February 24, 2020. Print. February 21, 2020 page A1.
  10. Web. Fifth Street corridor study reveals poor traffic conditions, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 21, 2020, retrieved February 25, 2020. Print. February 22, 2020 page A1.
  11. Web. Wawa breaks ground on new Albemarle County store, Annie Schroeder, News Article, NBC29, February 25, 2020, retrieved March 6, 2020.
  12. Web. Wawa breaks ground on first Charlottesville-area store, Kathryn Young, News Article, CBS19 News, February 25, 2020, retrieved March 6, 2020.
  13. Web. Commission cautions consultants on troubles with last Comprehensive Plan update, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 28, 2020, retrieved March 1, 2020. Print. February 28, 2020 page A1.
  14. Web. Charlottesville firefighters, police, community members rally for more funds, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, March 3, 2020, retrieved March 7, 2020. Print. March 3, 2020 page A1.
  15. Web. City Council doesn't support tax rate increase, wants to give more to schools, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, March 6, 2020, retrieved March 8, 2020. Print. March 7, 2020 page A1.
  16. Web. Albemarle, Charlottesville declare local emergencies; schools cancel class March 16, Katherine Knott, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, March 12, 2020, retrieved March 12, 2020.
  17. Web. Albemarle County, Charlottesville issue Declarations of Local Emergency, News staff, News Article, CBS19, March 12, 2020, retrieved March 13, 2020.
  18. Web. Crews fight fire at Albemarle Co. apartment, News staff, News Article, WVIR NBC29, March 12, 2020, retrieved March 13, 2020.
  19. Web. Firefighters respond to apartment fire at Mallside Forest Court, Michael Caldwell, News Article, CBS19 News, March 12, 2020, retrieved March 13, 2020.
  20. Web. EMERGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 20-E(2), Albemarle County, March 27, 2020, retrieved March 28, 2020.
  21. Web. Tweet, Thomas Jefferson Health District, Tweet, Thomas Jefferson Health District, March 31, 2020, retrieved March 31, 2020.
  22. Web. Blue Ridge Tunnel almost complete, Erin Conway, News Article, Lynchburg News and Advance, December 24, 2019, retrieved December 26, 2019.
  23. Web. Sutherland naming advisory committee appointed, Katherine Knott, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 26, 2020, retrieved March 1, 2020. Print. February 26, 2020 page A3.
  24. Web. October trial date set for lawsuit against Unite the Right organizers, Staff reports, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, November 27, 2019, retrieved November 29, 2019. Print. November 29, 2019 page A3.
  25. Web. Bowerman, David, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, March 29, 2020, retrieved March 29, 2020.