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JUNE 2017

OneVirginia2021 is an independent nonpartisan commission created by the Virginia Senate in 2015 in an effort to eliminate gerrymandering of state legislative districts. Executive Director Brian Cannon provided an update on Virginia’s Redistricting Commission Proposal at a May 21 presentation about the redistricting process at North Branch School in Afton organized by Katrien Vance, an NBS middle school teacher.  Cannon...
JAUNT officials presented a set of “working draft schedules” for their forthcoming Crozet Connect bus service at the May 8 meeting of the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC). The team showed slides illustrating potential morning and evening bus stop locations and times for separate east and west lines on weekday mornings and afternoons. The service is slated to begin...
A JAUNT express bus line between Crozet and Charlottesville has been funded by the Albemarle Board of Supervisors and is set to launch service on August 5. JAUNT representatives described the plans and aims of the service, dubbed “Crozet Connect,” during the April 10 Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting. “Crozet Connect is all about making connections,” said Mary Honeycutt,...
The builder of the planned Pleasant Green development near downtown Crozet is proposing to relocate the neighborhood’s entrance/exit road connector in an effort to reduce damage to Powell’s Creek critical slopes. Jeremy Swink of Stanley Martin Homes described the plan at the Crozet Community Advisory Committee’s April 10 meeting, explaining where the new road would be constructed and why...
Virginia Department of Transportation officials held a public hearing on April 17 about the planned replacement of a Crozet Avenue bridge over Lickinghole Creek, first revealed to residents during the March 13 CCAC meeting. VDOT staff were on hand with details, architectural renderings, and maps to answer questions and solicit feedback from those who will be affected by the...
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...

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OneVirginia2021 Lays Out Plan to End Gerrymandering

OneVirginia2021 is an independent nonpartisan commission created by the Virginia Senate in 2015 in an effort to eliminate gerrymandering of state legislative districts. Executive...

JAUNT Refines Crozet Connect Commuter Routes, Timing

JAUNT officials presented a set of “working draft schedules” for their forthcoming Crozet Connect bus service at the May 8 meeting of the Crozet...

JAUNT Commuter Service Ready to Roll in August

A JAUNT express bus line between Crozet and Charlottesville has been funded by the Albemarle Board of Supervisors and is set to launch service...

Pleasant Green Builder Proposes Alternative Stream Crossing

The builder of the planned Pleasant Green development near downtown Crozet is proposing to relocate the neighborhood’s entrance/exit road connector in an effort to...

VDOT Shares Options on Crozet Ave. Bridge Closure

Virginia Department of Transportation officials held a public hearing on April 17 about the planned replacement of a Crozet Avenue bridge over Lickinghole Creek,...

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...