CCAC Meeting – July 17, 2014

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL (CCAC) Meeting

The Meadows Community Center, Crozet (5735 Meadows Dr.)
Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
 

Agenda

1. Agenda Review. (Meg Holden – CCAC chair)

2. Approval of Minutes from previous meeting(s).   

3. Project Updates/Information:
     * Library updates –– Bill Schrader.
     * Moving the September meeting to a Wednesday night at the Crozet Library.
     * Streetscape updates/issues if there are any.
     * Crozet Train Station –– Susan Stimert, Albemarle County.
     * Crozet Independence Day Celebration report –– Mike Marshall
     * Discussion of Downtown development (Barnes Lumber Property next to Crozet Square) and current status of the project and objectives for downtown Crozet.

4. Items not listed on the agenda 

5. Announcements.

6. Future Agenda Items.

Streetscape Update

Streetscape Update – Friday, July 11, 2014

The following progress on the Crozet Streetscape project was made last week:

  • Demolition of sidewalks and curbing in front of the Blue Goose and barber shop building.
  • Storm sewer piping and manholes were installed from the Library Avenue extension up to the post office entrance.

The following work is planned for the coming two weeks:

  • Completion of all concrete (curbing, biofilters, and sidewalks) in front of the Blue Goose building.
  • Paving of the Library Avenue extension  .
  • Water line installation will begin in front of the post office.
  • Storm sewer installation will continue next week across the entrance to the post office, concluding storm sewer construction.  

You may notice there are some areas of work not entirely completed. Please note that the engineer, inspector, project manager, and contractor will walk the entire jobsite and identify any last remaining items to be completed just prior to the contract substantial completion date. The current substantial completion date is November 13th. The contractor will have 30 days from the date of substantial completion to correct any deficiencies or remaining work identified at that time.

Motorists are reminded to drive carefully throughout the construction zone and follow all posted signage.

If you have concerns or questions about the Crozet Streetscape, Albemarle County's Project Manager is Frank Pohl.  He can be reached via email to: fpohl@albemarle.org or by phone: 434-872-4501, ext. 9-7914 or mobile: 434-466-7458.
He has office hours at the Crozet Library on Wednesdays from Noon to 1:00 PM

Proposals for Barnes Lumber property re-development

In fall 2013, Frank Stoner, of Milestone Partners, submitted a re-development proposal to Albemarle County for review.  Milestone has a website devoted to this project, available at http://www.barnes-lumber.com

The Crozet Community Advisory Council heard Mr. Stoner's proposal at their December 2013 meeting.  The Crozet Gazette covered it and published its story about that meeting (Click here to read it.)  The minutes of the December 2013 CCAC meeting are also available here.

The County staff reviewed  his proposals and on February 26, 2014 issued a 15 page comment, the PDF of this is available here. An important question to consider is how well this plan adheres to the Crozet Master Plan.

In mid-May 2014, Mr. Stoner,  emailed the following update to Ann Mallek, our White Hall district supervisor to share with the Crozet Community Advisory Council (CCAC) as he prepares to go before the Planning Commission on Tuesady, June 17, 2014 at 6:00 PM.   As of this posting, the Planning Commission agenda for June 17, 2014 has not been posted, however you can get it when it is by clicking here.

Video of the proposal overlayed on current site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oq4oQGp3D1M

For the sake of comparisonhere are two drawings from the last proposal for re-developing the Barnes Lumber property  that was submitted by the Piedmont Development Group back in August 2010 and February 2011. The current proposal is actually a continuation of that request for re-zoning (ZMA2010-0018). (Notice the number after ZMA is "2010")

CCAC List of Issues and Positions on Barnes Lumber property Re-development (July 2, 2014) (Click here for PDF)

The information about the current proposed re-development by Frank Stoner is here:
http://crozetcommunity.org/?p=1219

For the sake of comparisonhere are two drawings from the last proposal for re-developing the Barnes Lumber property  that was submitted by the Piedmont Development Group back in August 2010 and February 2011. The current proposal is actually a continuation of that request for re-zoning (ZMA2010-0018)

Here's what the Piedmont Development Group's proposal for Barnes Property looked like in February 2011.

Piedmont Development Group February 2011 proposoal for Barnes Lumber Property in Crozet

Below (click on Continue reading) is Frank Stoner's May 16, 2014 email, followed by links to the documents he references in the email below.

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Special CCAC meeting, July 2, 2014

Crozet Community Advisory Council
Notice of Special Meeting
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
at 7:00 PM
at the Field School (1408 Crozet Avenue)
Please note the change of location

SPECIAL MEETING: The Crozet Community Advisory Council (CCAC) will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Field School, 1408 Crozet Avenue, Crozet, VA 22932 (across from Crozet Elementary School).

Tentative Agenda

1. Agenda Review (Meg Holden – CCAC chair).

2. Project Updates/Information:
    * Barnes Lumber company property; rezoning and special use permit requests

3. Announcements

4. Future Agenda items.

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Special CCAC meeting June 26, 2014

Crozet Community Advisory Council
Notice of Special Meeting
Thursday, June 26, 2014
at 7:00 PM
at the Meadows Center (5735 Meadows Dr.)

SPECIAL MEETING: The Crozet Community Advisory Council (CCAC) will hold a special meeting on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Meadows conference room, at 5735 Meadows Drive, Crozet, VA 22932

Tentative Agenda

1. Agenda Review (Meg Holden – CCAC chair).

2. Project Updates/Information:
    * Barnes Lumber company property; rezoning and special use permit requests

3. Announcements

4. Future Agenda items.

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Agenda for CCAC Meeting 16 June 2014

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL (CCAC) Meeting

The Meadows Community Center, Crozet (5735 Meadows Dr.)
Monday, June 16, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
NOTE Different day of week and time this month!
 

Agenda

1. Agenda Review. (Meg Holden – CCAC chair)

2. Approval of Minutes from May 15, 2014 meeting.     (Click here for the draft minutes of the June 9, 2014 special CCAC meeting.)

3. Project Updates/Information:
     * Library updates –– Bill Schrader.
     * Crosswalk Matter –– Beth Bassett
     * Discussion of Downtown development (Barnes Lumber Property next to Crozet Square)

4.  Announcements.

5. Future Agenda Items.

NOTE:  The CCAC will NOT meet this month at their regular third Thursday slot.  So no CCAC meeting on June 19. Their next regular meeting will be the third Thursday of July, the 17th.

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Picnic in the Park

Claudius Crozet Park invites you to Picnic in the Park
Friday, June 20, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:30 PM
in Claudius Crozet Park

Come join us for a picnic at Crozet Park this summer.  Admission to the picnic is FREE!  Bring your blanket, chairs, and your favorite games and just hang out in one of the most beautiful spots in all of Crozet.

Our locally owned Blue Ridge Pizza Truck  and Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream of Charlottesville will be available for sale or you can bring your own picnic.

After the picnic, join us for the dive in movie, Finding Nemo, at the pool.
Not a member, no problem. Daily pass rates are available: adults: $8; youth and seniors $3.

Next dates:  July 18 and August 15

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Claudius Crozet Park Master Planning Survey

The Claudius Crozet Park (CCP) is a 22-acre community park located in the heart of Crozet.

As a community owned and operated park since its inception in 1958, the Park relies heavily on a broad base of volunteers and partners from across the community.

Over the next three months, the Claudius Crozet Park Board of Directors is coordinating an update to the Park’s master plan. The master plan establishes the vision for the many ways community members use the Park. This update will guide Park development efforts over the next five years. In order to tie future Park development to community needs, we are conducting a community-wide survey. This survey will take about ten minutes of your time and your answers are anonymous. Each household member may submit a survey. Survey results will be published on the Crozet Park’s website this summer.

As a community park, your insights and input are both necessary and extremely valuable. Please follow this link to take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/crozet-park-survey

The survey will be open until June 15th.