Seeking a sustainable "right size" for the Albemarle-Charlottesville community.
ASAP Members Meeting. ASAP will hold a general members meeting, with an election of board members and officers, at 7 p.m. on October 29 in the McIntire Room of the Main Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, 201 E. Market St., Charlottesville. The meeting will feature a showing of Dave Gardner’s film: “Growthbusters: Hooked on Growth.” The public is welcome.
ASAP has a YouTube Channel! We have created a new channel on YouTube that will focus initially on presenting a series "Quick Takes" on important population-related issues. To view our videos, go to our new video gallery page or to ASAP’s YouTube channel home page. We are seeking feedback, so we hope you will view the videos and send us comments at email@example.com. We plan additional videos in coming months.
Spaceship Earth Book Club. The next meeting of our economics book club will be at 5 p.m. on Wednesday November 28 at the Shenandoah Joe Coffee Bar, 2214 Ivy Road, Charlottesville. We will discuss Daniel Cohen’s Infinite Desire for Growth. For more information contact Wren Olivier (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Albemarle County Stormwater Fee Statement. On April 11, 2018, ASAP sent the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors a statement regarding the proposed stormwater fees. We urged that costs of stormwater management be paid through the general property tax, rather than a specialized fee. Click here to see our statement.
We recommend reading "The interaction of human population, food production and biodiversity protection" by Eileen Crist, Camilo Mora and Robert Engelman. This succinct explication of some key population-related issues appeared in the April 21, 2017 issue of the journal Science. To have a look, click here.
ASAP's Economic Development Strategy and Priorities. Albemarle County has begun work on an economic development plan. As our contribution to the effort, ASAP has developed a statement of our economic development strategy and priorities. For a look, just click here.
Read ASAP's Facing the Facts about Growth in Albemarle County. Learn about the negative effects of growth in our community and how you can help prevent them!
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