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JUNE 2017

Confederate imagery and other symbols that promote racial hatred have been explicitly banned by Albemarle County school officials, and students who wear or display such insignia will be counseled to change clothes or go home. After more than a year of debate by the School Board during which they appeared to be deadlocked on the dress code issue, it...
Albemarle County Board of Supervisors White Hall representative Ann Mallek faced some pointed questions at a town hall meeting in the White Hall Community Building March 9. For the nearly two dozen local residents in attendance, one major issue was a proposed tax increase in this year’s county budget, slated to go up by 1.5 cents to 85.4 cents...
Joel DeNunzio of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) presented an update on road projects in the Crozet area at the March 13 Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting. In addition to providing details about the timing and cost of various large-scale projects, DeNunzio dropped a bombshell about an upcoming Crozet Avenue closure that is likely to cause further...
Crozet residents of neighborhoods east of Crozet Park are about to get some long-needed traffic relief. Construction of the Eastern Avenue connector road linking Westlake Hills to Foothill Crossing is well underway and is scheduled to open this summer. “The earthwork for the crossover is 95 percent done,” Nick Hahn, Riverbend property/project Manager, reported in a February email interview....
Rosalyn Schmitt, Chief Operating Officer for Albemarle County Public Schools, spoke to the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) about school capacity and enrollment in the western feeder pattern schools at the group’s February 13 meeting. Schmitt’s presentation showed that enrollment at the four Crozet area schools has grown by an average of 11 percent over the last five years,...
Changes to the rules for parking at the County Office Building are already in place and will soon become more apparent to COB visitors and other members of the public who use its lots. The multi-tiered lots at the corner of McIntire and Preston have long been used by the public for both county business such as attending board...
For those who dream of finding loads of easy-to-access information about what is being built when and where in their neighborhoods, a new online tool on the county’s website will provide a deluge of data-driven delight. Andrew Knuppel, Neighborhood Planner in the Community Development department, introduced an interactive “Development Dashboard” at the February 13 Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC)...

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Red Flag: Confederate Imagery Expelled from County Schools

Confederate imagery and other symbols that promote racial hatred have been explicitly banned by Albemarle County school officials, and students who wear or display...

Supervisor Ann Mallek Meets with White Hall Residents

Albemarle County Board of Supervisors White Hall representative Ann Mallek faced some pointed questions at a town hall meeting in the White Hall Community...

Roundabouts and Road Closures at the CCAC

Joel DeNunzio of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) presented an update on road projects in the Crozet area at the March 13 Crozet...

Eastern Avenue Connector to Open This Summer

Crozet residents of neighborhoods east of Crozet Park are about to get some long-needed traffic relief. Construction of the Eastern Avenue connector road linking...

Enrollment Projected to Rise in Western Feeder Schools

Rosalyn Schmitt, Chief Operating Officer for Albemarle County Public Schools, spoke to the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) about school capacity and enrollment in...

Right of Way: New Public Usage Restrictions at County Office

Changes to the rules for parking at the County Office Building are already in place and will soon become more apparent to COB visitors...

County Offers Dashboard for Development Data Hounds

For those who dream of finding loads of easy-to-access information about what is being built when and where in their neighborhoods, a new online...