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The Crozet Community Advisory Committee listened to a report on the need to replace an emergency services communications tower on top of Bucks Elbow Mountain at their meeting April 18, and in the end voted their support for the plan. The tower transmits two-way radios used by police and fire/rescue departments in the region as well as federal law enforcement,...
“You came out with me, Larry Lamb, and Phil James just over a year ago to dedicate the rock chimney to families who were displaced by the Shenandoah National Park—remember?” Keith Ford asked Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Ann Mallek at her town hall meeting at the White Hall Community Building on March 24. “So I ask you now: when...
In the chaos following local trash processor van der Linde Recycling’s decision to stop accepting household waste from trash haulers, many citizens have discovered that what had been characterized as a “single stream” recycling panacea was actually more of a mixed bag. County residents’ trash has been processed at an “all-in-one” mixed waste facility—not a single stream facility—for the...
Opposes Cell Phone Tower at WAHS At its March 28 meeting the Crozet Community Advisory Committee agreed to draft a document that will state five principles for managing the coming stage of the town’s growth while Crozet waits its turn for a Master Plan revision process.  The Master Plan was slated for revision in 2015 but has been delayed while county...
In case you hadn’t noticed, Crozet is growing. And with all the new development come many more voters. “The Brownsville precinct has exploded,” said Albemarle County Voter Registrar Jake Washburne. “It had become ginormous.” Ten years ago, Brownsville had 2,866 registered voters; in 2017 that number had increased to 4,839. “That’s an increase of nearly 2,000 voters.” In the...
After a scuttled attempt last year to pass a budget amendment that would have altered the terms of long-standing revenue-sharing agreements between cities and counties in the state, Virginia House Delegate Steven Landes stepped once again into the fray this year to offer a new bill designed to undo the permanence of the agreements. Though his bill was passed...
Hears Update on Cell Tower Proposed at WAHS While Crozet waits its turn for its Master Plan revision to occur, possibly in 2019, the Crozet Community Advisory Committee is drafting a set of planning principles to hold up as guiding benchmarks should new rezoning requests come forward meanwhile. At the CCAC’s meeting Feb. 21, Crozet Community Association President Tim Tolson, who...

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Emergency Services Radio Tower Needs Replacing

The Crozet Community Advisory Committee listened to a report on the need to replace an emergency services communications tower on top of Bucks Elbow...

Mallek Town Hall Draws Rain Tax Protest to White Hall

“You came out with me, Larry Lamb, and Phil James just over a year ago to dedicate the rock chimney to families who were...

Laid to Waste: Recycling Kicked to the Curb by van der Linde Closure

In the chaos following local trash processor van der Linde Recycling’s decision to stop accepting household waste from trash haulers, many citizens have discovered...

CCAC Undertakes Principles of Growth Statement

Opposes Cell Phone Tower at WAHS At its March 28 meeting the Crozet Community Advisory Committee agreed to draft a document that will state five...

New Mechums River Voting Precinct Approved

In case you hadn’t noticed, Crozet is growing. And with all the new development come many more voters. “The Brownsville precinct has exploded,” said...

Piercing the Veil: Landes’ Bill Shines a Light on the Revenue Sharing Agreement

After a scuttled attempt last year to pass a budget amendment that would have altered the terms of long-standing revenue-sharing agreements between cities and...

CCAC Sets Planning Principles From Survey Results

Hears Update on Cell Tower Proposed at WAHS While Crozet waits its turn for its Master Plan revision to occur, possibly in 2019, the Crozet...