CCAC Meeting Agenda 15 April 2015

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL (CCAC) Meeting

Crozet Library Community Room, 2020 Library Avenue, Crozet
Wednesday, April 16, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
 

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Agenda

1. Agenda Review. (Jennie More – CCAC chair)

2. Approval of Minutes (Click here for draft March 18, 2015 meeting minutes.)

3. Project Updates/Information:

  • Update about leases for Old Train Depot and space below the library- Lee Catlin
  • Initial presentation about residential development on Crozet Ave (almost across from The Meadows) – Jess Achenbach- Red Dirt Developments
  • Update regarding public meetings CCA will host about former Barnes Lumber property and DCD- Tim Tolson, Frank Stoner, Dave Stoner
  • Demonstration about “County View” website – Tim Tolson
  • Discussion about status of various development projects in Crozet
  • Review of liaison roles and discussion if needed.
  • Comp Plan – Public Hearing at BOS meeting on May 13th at 6 PM

4. Items not listed on the agenda.

5. Announcements.

  • Crozet Lions Fourth Annual Pancake Dinner and Raffle, April 18 from 5:00 to 7:30 PM at the FIeld School, Crozet.
  • Neighborhood Leadership Summit on Wednesday, April 29, from 5:30-8:00 pm at the County Office Building
  • Second Annual Pitch-In @ the Park Saturday, April 25 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Click here to sign-up to pitch-in!
  • Crozet Independence parade and celebration to be held on Sunday July 5th

6.. Future Agenda Items.

CCAC Meeting Agenda 18 March 2015

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL (CCAC) Meeting

The Meadows Community Center, 5735 Meadows Drive, Crozet
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
 

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Agenda

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

2. Approval of Minutes (Click here for draft January 21, 2015 meeting minutes. and February 18, 2015 minutes

3. Project Updates/Information:

  • Birchwood Project Presentation- Bevin Cetta Boisvert
  • Review of Committee Rules and Procedures- Lee Catlin, Emily Kilroy
  • Discussion about Milestone Partners hosting a series of public meetings regarding key points of development on the Former Barnes property – Frank Stoner, Tim Tolson (CCA) and Dave Stoner
  • Review of “ombudsman” roles and discussion about which areas members would like to focus on
  • Comp plan review is almost complete – Board’s public meeting in April

4. Other items not on the agenda.

5. Announcements.

  • Crozet Independence parade and celebration to be held on Sunday July 5th
  • Crozet Park updates – Kim Guenther

6.. Future Agenda Items.

CCA Meeting Agenda, 12 March 2015

Crozet Community Meeting
Tentative Agenda
March 12, 2015
7:30 PM at the Field School

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Welcome
Agenda Review / Changes and additions from the floor.
Approval of the CCA’s last meeting's minutes (January 8, 2015) (Click here for draft of January 8, 2015 minutes)
Treasurer's Report by Emery Taylor  ($10 family contribution for 2015 now payable)

Drop-in visit from Albemarle County Police officers (Evening Patrol Division) As part of the Albemarle County Police department community policing.

A Moment in Crozet History (Phil James)

Old Business:

  • Update on merger of Downtown Crozet Association and Crozet Community Association.  At this time we don’t’ recommend it. Doesn’t appear to be advantages to either group.

New Business:  Planning series of Town Hall style meetings about Barnes Lumber property re-development.

Presentation: Ann Mallek's Town Hall Meeting

Future Agenda Items?

Announcements –

  • First planning meeting for this year’s Crozet Independence Day Celebration (CIDC) is Tuesday, March 17, at 7:30 PM at the Crozet Firehouse.  All are welcome to attend.
  • Crozet Community Advisory Council meeting is Wednesday, March 18 at 7:00 PM at the Meadows Community Center. NOTE the change of location for just this meeting!  Everyone is encouraged to attend.
  • Household Waste Amnesty Days at the Ivy Material Utilization Center (IMUC) in Ivy,
  • Furniture/Mattresses on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Appliances on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Tires on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Crozet Trails Crew Trail Maintenance Workshop at Mint Springs on Saturday, March 21 from 8:30 – 12:30. This exciting learning opportunity will be led by Albemarle County Parks and Recreation representatives Dan Mahon and Tucker Rollins, who will train us in trail planning, design, construction, and maintenance, with an emphasis on safety. A pizza lunch will follow the workshop, so please RSVP by March 20 to Jessica@crozettrailscrew.org.  (http://crozettrailscrew.org)
    The next CTC monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, March 26, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at a NEW LOCATION, La Joya restaurant in Old Trail Town Center (where Anna's used to be).
  • Field School Bids & BBQ Bash on Saturday, March 21 at 6:00 PM.  $20 Adults, & 10 children.  Ticket buys food, beer & wine.  Enjoy a fun evening of music by Sarah White, Local BBQ & drihk.  Bid on unique items and amazing experiences during the silent auction.  All to support The Field School of Charlottesville.  For more information call: 434-923-3435.
  • Others?

The next CCA meeting is May 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM at the Field School Auditorium

CCA meetings are at 7:30 PM on the second Thursday of the odd numbered months (except July).
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Fifth Annual Crozet Swing Dance

Fifth Annual Crozet Swing Dance Fundraiser
Saturday, March 14, 2014, from 8 to 11 PM

at the Field School, 1408 Crozet Avenue (across from Crozet Elementary)

The dance is a fundraiser for the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) and the Western Albemarle Rescue Squad (WARS)

Admission is a $20 per person donation.  Active duty first responders get in free . 100% of the admission dollars will go to these agencies.

A free swing dance lesson byTaylor Moore of Terry Dean’s Blue Light Ballroom and his dance partner, Jessica Moore will be offered at 7:00 PM  followed by three hours of music from 8-11 pm.

Music is being donated by the local band, Salute to Swing, a 16 piece big band provides great dancing and listening music from the forties and fifties. Details about the band at http://www.spiderwebllc.com/salute2swing/

Light refreshments and snacks, including beer and wine will be available.

The Crozet Community Association will hold a pie contest and a Pi costume contest for all ages, since it’s 3/14/15, which is the first five digits of Pi, 3.1415.   
You can bake a pie,  buy raffle tickets to be a judge of the pies,  buy a slice of pie or where a “Pi” or “pie” costume.  However  you slice it, it’s fun for the whole family.

Last but not least – we need your help. It takes a village to put on a swing dance.  If you can help for an hour or so, bake a pie, provide drinks or snacks, please sign-up at:
www.signupgenius.com/go/30E054CAEAA23A13-fifth1

Many organizations in Crozet are helping put on this event. Be sure to thank:  Lions ClubAMP Design, the Crozet  Gazette, and of course, the Crozet Community Association (CCA))  Thanks for your support and assistance.

So get together with your co-workers,  neighbors, or book club together and come to dance and/or listen at the fourth Annual Crozet  Swing Dance this Saturday, March 14.  Bring your dancing shoes and have a wonderful evening

Thanks for your support of your local first responders.

Household Hazard Waste Amnesty Days

Household Hazard Waste Amnesty Days

The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority's  Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event for Friday, March 6, 2015 has been cancelled. HHW will be accepted at the Ivy Material Utilization Center (IMUC) located at 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903 during the extended hours of 8:30 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2015 (originally advertised from 9:00 to 2:00).  All vehicles in line at 4:00 pm will be served. 

Also Commercial Hazardous Waste Collection scheduled for Friday, March 6, 2015, has been cancelled. The next Commercial Collection will be October 2.

The event is open to residents of Charlottesville City and Albemarle County. Hazardous materials exist in our homes in many seemingly innocent forms such as paints and stains, cleansers and polishes, motor oil and antifreeze, and pesticides and herbicides, to name only a few. For more information and a list of items that will be accepted at the event please visit  http://rswa.avenue.org/household.htm

Three additional amnesty collection days will be held for the following items at the Ivy Material Utilization Center between 8:30 AM to  4:00 PM, on these Saturdays:

  • Furniture/Mattresses on Saturday, March 14, 2015
  • Appliances on Saturday, March 21, 2015
  • Tires on Saturday, March 28, 2015

This free service is available to Albemarle County and Charlottesville residents only.

 

Coffee with a Cop

On Thursday, February 26th from 7:00 to 8:00 AM have  Coffee with a Cop at the Mudhouse in Crozet (5793 The Square, Crozet).  

Blue Ridge District officers of the Albemarle County Police Department (ACPD) will be there from 7:00 to 8:00 AM.  

Two of the district officers who serve our geographic area look forward to talking to you and  answering specific questions. There is no agenda and there are no presentations. This is just a chance to get to know your district officers.  Coffee with a Cop is a casual setting designed for a comfortable conversation over a free cup of coffee! 

As the ACPD continues their Geographic-Based Policing initiatives, the Albemarle County Police Department is committed to being an active participant in our community.  They want citizens to know the officers who patrol their neighborhoods.  

In case you weren’t aware, there is usually at least one district officer at our bi-monthly CCA meeting as well where you can get answers to your questions as well.

CCAC Meeting Agenda 18 February 2015

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL (CCAC) Meeting

The Crozet Library Community Room Crozet (2020 Library Avenue)
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
 

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Agenda

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

2. Approval of Minutes (Click here for draft January 21, 2015 meeting minutes.) not yet provided.

3. Project Updates/Information:

  • Preliminary discussion about name changes for some streets in Crozet –Andy Slack GIS Specialist II
  • Presentation regarding plans for use of old Moose Lodge – Dr. Schoeb
  • Presentation about request for Special Use Permit to allow for continued polo matches at King Family Vineyards – David King
  • Follow up from January meeting regarding Economic Development – Susan Stimart
  • Discussion about Milestone Partners hosting a series of public meetings regarding key points of development on the former Barnes property – Frank Stoner  (CLICK here for Milestone Partner's response to the CCAC's July 16 resolution concerning Barnes Lumber)
  • Review of “ombudsman” roles and discussion about which areas members would like to focus on
  • Elections 

4. Other items not on the agenda.

5. Announcements.

  • Blue Ridge Patrol District will be hosting a Coffee with a Cop event at the Mud House in Crozet on February 26, 2015
  • Reminder that the next CCAC meeting will be held at The Meadows on Wednesday March 18, 2015.

6.. Future Agenda Items.

Unveiling of special artwork at Crozet Library

You are invited to attend the unveiling of a look into Crozet's past
at 11:00 am on Saturday February 21st, 2015
at the Crozet Library.

Come early to meet the photographer Mr. Hubert Gentry and our own historian Mr. Phil James.

After the unveiling both Mr. Gentry and Mr. James will discuss the work and answer questions.

Free and open to the public and coffee will be available.

* Sponsored by your donations to the Build Crozet Library fund.
Click here to learn how you can be part of the story.

 

Crozet Library Soirée, February 5, 2015

Shenanandoah National Park Superintendent talk
Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Crozet Library

Come here Superintendent Jim Northup of Shenandoah National Park at the Crozet Library on Thursday February 5th at 7:00 pm. Over the course of a 34 year career with the National Park Service Superintendent Northup has been privileged to work in some of America's most beautiful, popular and complex parks, including Shenandoah, Grand Teton, Big Bend, Grand Canyon and Smokey Mountains National Parks.
Come listen to the library's special guest speak about our nearby national treasure.

This is one of the series of talks, dubbed the Crozet Soirée, at the Crozet Library.  It is free and everyone is invited to attend,
No registration required.