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The Crozet community survey shows wide and deep agreement on several growth issues, survey committee member Shawn Bird told the Crozet Community Advisory Committee at its meeting Jan. 17, where he presented a 25-part slide show of survey results (click for PDF). Bird, also a CCAC member, holds a Ph.D. in political science and his occupation is political opinion...
If there’s one broad, irrefutable conclusion to draw from the 2017 Crozet Community Survey it’s that the people who live in the Crozet area really, really like living here. They treasure the history of the area and are complimentary of many different facets of present-day life in Crozet. Yet the survey also reveals that local residents recognize, quite clearly,...
After it was approached by Shentel about providing a cell tower to remedy coverage weakness in the Crozet area, Milestone Communications of Reston has proposed to build a 145-foot tower on the northeast corner of the Western Albemarle High School football stadium. The tower would also offer an antenna location to three other cell phone services, possibly including Verizon...
After more than a year of debate over alternative plans to relocate the Albemarle County Court buildings, the Board of Supervisors recently spent several weeks simply listening. The Supervisors convened in December to hear the results of a consultant’s cost/benefit analysis of the various options, to listen to county citizens’ views on the matter, and to absorb both an...
The Crozet Community Advisory Committee passed a resolution at its Nov. 15 meeting opposing changes to Restore’N Station’s 2010 Special Use Permit that would have allowed it to operate longer hours and add two fuel pumps. The gas and convenience store on Rt. 250 now operates under the name of Legacy Markets. Development consultant Jo Higgins represented station owners Jeff...
Jeffrey Richardson began work in late October as the new Albemarle County Executive, replacing interim Executive Doug Walker. We talked with him to hear his history, perspective on the job and thoughts on what lies ahead. Welcome, Jeff! Tell us about your professional experiences prior to moving here. Two places really sum up my professional career. Most recently I served for...
Of the roughly 450,000 acres of total land mass in Albemarle County, almost half is currently taxed under the state’s Land Use Tax Deferral program. Adopted by the county in 1975, land use valuation allows acreage to be assessed at its “use value” instead of its fair market value for real estate tax levies, the county’s largest revenue source....

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Survey Shows Wide Community Agreement on Key Growth Issues

The Crozet community survey shows wide and deep agreement on several growth issues, survey committee member Shawn Bird told the Crozet Community Advisory Committee...

Crozet Survey Finds Residents Enchanted with Area, Yet Worried about Growing Pains

If there’s one broad, irrefutable conclusion to draw from the 2017 Crozet Community Survey it’s that the people who live in the Crozet area...

Cell Tower Proposed for WAHS Site

After it was approached by Shentel about providing a cell tower to remedy coverage weakness in the Crozet area, Milestone Communications of Reston has...

A Shift in Focus for the County Courthouse Project

After more than a year of debate over alternative plans to relocate the Albemarle County Court buildings, the Board of Supervisors recently spent several...

CCAC Opposes Changes to Restore’N Station Special Use Permit

The Crozet Community Advisory Committee passed a resolution at its Nov. 15 meeting opposing changes to Restore’N Station’s 2010 Special Use Permit that would...

Here to Help: Meet New County Executive Jeffrey Richardson

Jeffrey Richardson began work in late October as the new Albemarle County Executive, replacing interim Executive Doug Walker. We talked with him to hear...

Facts on the Ground: How Do We Value Rural Land?

Of the roughly 450,000 acres of total land mass in Albemarle County, almost half is currently taxed under the state’s Land Use Tax Deferral...