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Every January for the past 35 years, Albemarle County has transferred a sum of money to the City of Charlottesville under a pact called the Revenue Sharing Agreement (RSA). “Sharing” is a euphemism, as the payments have only gone in one direction. The amounts are not trivial—this year’s payment was almost $16 million, and the total transfer to date...
It happens to most of us at some point—a traffic ticket, a landlord dispute, perhaps a conflict with a contractor—and we end up in court. On the assigned date we make our way to the courthouse, which for all residents, city and county alike, is situated on a bustling and congested square block right in the middle of downtown...
Crozet’s future demand for public water is under study by the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority and the Albemarle County Service Authority, RWSA Executive Director Bill Mawyer told the Crozet Community Advisory Committee at its June 21 meeting. In Albemarle, the RWSA is responsible for producing the wholesale clean water supply and treatment of wastewater. The ACSA handles retail...
The Crozet Community Advisory Council voted May 17 to name street and sidewalk improvements to The Square as Crozet’s top priority for spending the County’s Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative, a $1.4 million pot that the county supervisors will divide among the seven areas in the county that have advisory councils.  Crozet should receive about $200,000 from the fund once...
By Michael Marshall Improvements to The Square came out as the top vote-getter when the Crozet Community Advisory Council met for the second month in the cafeteria of Crozet Elementary School May 18 to rank possible uses for Crozet’s share of the county’s $1.4 million Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative. County facilitators Emily Kilroy and Laurie Allshouse had prepared two lists, one...
Crozet Gazette graphic artist Allie Pesch won a first place award for advertising design at the annual Virginia Press Association’s Awards Dinner in Richmond April 8, one of five total for the paper for the 2016 contest year. Pesch won two second place awards as well as two alternate awards in other advertising categories. Clover Carroll’s language and literature essays...
The Crozet Community Advisory Committee gained five new members at its April meeting: Shawn Bird of the St. George Avenue neighborhood, Sandra Mears of Freetown, Tom Loach of Jarmans Gap Road, Allie Pesch of Blue Ridge Avenue, and Doug Bates of White Hall Road. The terms of Beth Bassett, Mary Gallo, Lisa Marshall, John Savage and Alice Lucan ended March...

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Sharing the Wealth: Why the County Pays the City Millions Each Year

Every January for the past 35 years, Albemarle County has transferred a sum of money to the City of Charlottesville under a pact called...

Courthouse Quandary: Should They Stay or Should They Go?

It happens to most of us at some point—a traffic ticket, a landlord dispute, perhaps a conflict with a contractor—and we end up in...

Crozet’s Future Water Needs Under Study

Crozet’s future demand for public water is under study by the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority and the Albemarle County Service Authority, RWSA Executive...

CCAC Backs Square Improvements for Funding Priority

The Crozet Community Advisory Council voted May 17 to name street and sidewalk improvements to The Square as Crozet’s top priority for spending the...

Citizens Rank Priorities for Initiative Funds

By Michael Marshall Improvements to The Square came out as the top vote-getter when the Crozet Community Advisory Council met for the second month in...

Gazette Wins Five Virginia Press Awards

Crozet Gazette graphic artist Allie Pesch won a first place award for advertising design at the annual Virginia Press Association’s Awards Dinner in Richmond...

New CCAC Members Appointed

The Crozet Community Advisory Committee gained five new members at its April meeting: Shawn Bird of the St. George Avenue neighborhood, Sandra Mears of...