Monthly Archives: February 2021

City Council conveys Union Station land back to developer Cadgene

Charlottesville City Council has agreed to convey city-owned property back to developer Allan Cadgene operating under his Union Station Partners LLC. Chris Engel is the city’s economic development director. (staff report)

“This item in summary deals with a loose end from a development agreement that was entered into between Union Station Partners and the city of Charlottesville back in the late 1990’s,” Engel said.

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Council briefed on status of multimillion West Main Streetscape before budget work session

Planning got underway in 2013

At a budget work session later today, City Council is expected to take a final decision on the fate of the West Main Streetscape. The multimillion project stems from a planning study that began in 2013. The project has been split into four phases in order to secure funding from the Virginia Department of Transportation. You may ask: how’s it going?

Staff has recommended not putting additional dollars into the second phase,  which would call into question the future of state funding awarded to that portion of the project, which has a multimillion dollar cost estimate for all four phases. 

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