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A fatal flaw in a marketing agreement between the Albemarle County School Board and Milestone Development, Inc., a Virginia-based cell tower developer, has led to the agreement’s dissolution, according to division officials yesterday. The previously undisclosed arrangement came to light only a week ago and provides a window into a novel type of business relationship between developers and public...
The good news is that Crozet’s drinking water, drawn from Beaver Creek Reservoir and processed at the Crozet Water Treatment Plant, will be plentiful for the next 50 years or more.  That was the message from Bill Mawyer, Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA) executive director, and his colleagues at their June Crozet Community Advisory Committee presentation. From there,...
A draft resolution reaffirming the guiding principles in the Crozet Master Plan encountered some resistance at the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting in May. CCAC Vice-Chair and survey expert Shawn Bird presented the results of the 2017 Crozet Community Survey pertaining to citizens’ views on growth in the downtown and Route 250 areas as background for the resolution. The...
A new voting precinct, Mechums River, was created this March out of parts of the Brownsville and Crozet precincts in an effort to reduce crowding at polls. (See full story in the April 2018 Crozet Gazette.) The change begins with the Republican Primary June 12.  If you live in the Crozet area, there is a 1 in 3 chance that...
Landscape architect David Anhold’s vision for the proposed Western Park, a 36-acre site in Old Trail just north of the neighborhood pool, is mindful of the historic and cultural lineage of the land. “The property is characteristic of Crozet,” said Anhold, as it encompasses former orchards and current wetlands, and supports many native plant and wildlife species. “In keeping...
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...

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Soft Cell: Wireless Tower Agreement Dissolves Under Scrutiny

A fatal flaw in a marketing agreement between the Albemarle County School Board and Milestone Development, Inc., a Virginia-based cell tower developer, has led...

High-Water Mark: RWSA Projects on the Rise in Crozet

The good news is that Crozet’s drinking water, drawn from Beaver Creek Reservoir and processed at the Crozet Water Treatment Plant, will be plentiful...

CCAC Resolves to Reaffirm Master Plan Principles

A draft resolution reaffirming the guiding principles in the Crozet Master Plan encountered some resistance at the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting in...

Your Voting Location May Have Changed

A new voting precinct, Mechums River, was created this March out of parts of the Brownsville and Crozet precincts in an effort to reduce...

Western Park Takes Shape

Landscape architect David Anhold’s vision for the proposed Western Park, a 36-acre site in Old Trail just north of the neighborhood pool, is mindful...

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...