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JUNE 2017

On August 21 the Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority (RSWA) to proceed with an expanded and updated recycling convenience center at the Ivy Material Utilization Center (formerly the Ivy Landfill). The board appropriated $350,000 for the convenience center’s design and construction last year, and the RSWA’s board has confirmed the agreement as...
Crozet Park board member Drew Holzwarth unveiled big plans for Claudius Crozet Park at the August 21 Albemarle County Board of Supervisors meeting, launching a push for a major expansion to existing facilities in the park. “There is a critical need for additional indoor recreation space in the county, and this is an opportunity for us to build a...
On August 7 the Board of Supervisors approved a set of revised zoning regulations governing the operation of “homestays,” in which homeowners rent out rooms or accessory buildings on their property to guests for less than 30 days (such as an AirBnB). The new rules divide homestays into three categories: those in residential areas, those in the rural area...
Crozet Connect Update JAUNT CEO Brad Sheffield presented the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) with a report on the launch of the new Crozet Connect bus service at the group’s August 14 meeting. Sheffield said the service has been well-received, and the volume of community feedback has been impressive. “I’ve been working in transportation for 20 years and I don’t...
Both the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors have unanimously approved a zoning change from heavy industrial to a mixed-use designation for Crozet New Town Associates’ proposed downtown development, notching another win for Frank Stoner’s long-anticipated project.  The revised zoning is a special type called DCD—Downtown Crozet District—developed for this unique location as a panoply of commercial, office, and...
Crozet resident and park board member Drew Holzwarth unveiled big plans for Claudius Crozet Park at the August 21 Board of Supervisors meeting, launching a push for a major expansion to existing facilities in the park. “There is a critical need for additional indoor recreation space in the county, and this is an opportunity for us to build a...
Steve Harvey, the 35-year-old Outreach Director for the U.S. 5th Congressional District, will challenge Ann Mallek for the White Hall district representative seat on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors this November. Harvey characterizes himself as a constitutional conservative with a strong libertarian streak, and is running on a small government, economic growth platform. An aspiring farmer, Harvey lives in...

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Recycling Expanded at Ivy MUC; New Plastic Restrictions

On August 21 the Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority (RSWA) to proceed with an expanded and updated...

Game On: Park Board Proposes New Aquatic & Fitness Center

Crozet Park board member Drew Holzwarth unveiled big plans for Claudius Crozet Park at the August 21 Albemarle County Board of Supervisors meeting, launching...

Albemarle County Revises Homestay Regulations

On August 7 the Board of Supervisors approved a set of revised zoning regulations governing the operation of “homestays,” in which homeowners rent out...

JAUNT Launch & Community Resolutions at CCAC Meeting

Crozet Connect Update JAUNT CEO Brad Sheffield presented the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) with a report on the launch of the new Crozet Connect...

Crozet Plaza Rezoning Gets Board’s Approval

Both the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors have unanimously approved a zoning change from heavy industrial to a mixed-use designation for Crozet...

Bigger and Better: Crozet Park Expansion Proposed

Crozet resident and park board member Drew Holzwarth unveiled big plans for Claudius Crozet Park at the August 21 Board of Supervisors meeting, launching...

Steve Harvey Runs for White Hall Supervisor Seat

Steve Harvey, the 35-year-old Outreach Director for the U.S. 5th Congressional District, will challenge Ann Mallek for the White Hall district representative seat on...