VDOT Traffic Alert: RT. 671 (Millington Road) CLOSED 2015 JULY 21-22

On Tuesday, July 21, the Virginia Department of Transportation will close Route 671 (Millington Road) in western Albemarle County to replace a structurally deficient storm drainage pipe under the roadway.

 
The road will be closed at 9 a.m. approximately 0.3 mile north of Route 614 (Garth Road) and is expected to reopen the afternoon of July 22, weather permitting.
 
Through traffic should use an alternate route during the closure. Northbound motorists will be detoured west on Route 671 to Route 810 (Browns Gap Turnpike), and then right onto Route 674 (Clark Road), which carries traffic back to Route 671. Southbound motorists will reverse the detour.
Road and weather conditions, traffic camera feeds and other real-time travel information are available on the 511 Virginia website, the free VDOT 511 mobile app or by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia. Local updates are also on VDOT's Facebook and Twitter. Call 1-800-FOR-ROAD to report road problems or request information about Virginia’s highways.

 

CCAC Meeting Agenda 15 July 2015

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CCAC) Meeting

Crozet Library Community Room, 2020 Library Avenue, Crozet
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
 

Click here for PDF (printable) version of the agenda.

Agenda

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

2. Approval of Minutes (Click here for draft May 20, 2015 meeting minutes.)

3. Project Updates/Information:

  • Preview of graphic presentation that is available to give a better view of development in Crozet – Bob Pineo (20 minutes)
  • Information about new signage for the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department – Tom Loach (15 minutes)
  • Information about developers holding public meetings at CCAC – Jennie More and Emily Kilroy (10 minutes)
  • Discussion about possible expansion of the growth area at the 29/64 interchange and what process is involved.
    • Are there any implications for Crozet and exit 107 interchange – Tom Loach and Ann Mallek (15 minutes)
  • Information and discussion regarding CDBG Planning Grant – Dave Stoner and Ann Mallek (20 minutes)
  • Review/discussion about Community Meetings (30 minutes)

4. Items not listed on the agenda.

5. Announcements.

  • Crozet Dog Park

6.. Future Agenda Items.

 

 

 

Picnic in the Park

It's back – Claudius Crozet Park's Friday in the Park!
Cancelled due to weather!
See you Friday, July 24

WHERE:  Claudius Crozet Park pavilions and festival grounds (1075 Claudius Crozet Park, Crozet, VA)

WHEN:  Friday, June 26, from 6:00 to 8:30 PM

WHAT: FREE bounce house for kids and local band Strange Attractor will be there.  

FOOD:  Sal's pizza, drinks and Ben and Jerry's ice cream for sale or bring your own.

REASON:  To bring the community together to have some FUN!

The YMCA will be having a DIVE IN movie around 8:45pm.  They will be showing The Jungle Book

Contact:  Melissa Miller with any questions.

A few volunteers needed to scoop ice cream or watch the bounce house.  Let me know if you are interested or available.

We hope to see you there!

 

Open House on Water Resources in Albemarle County

On Wednesday, June 24, the Water Resources Funding Advisory Committee will be hosting an Open House on Water Resources in Albemarle County.

This event will feature a short presentation on program and funding considerations, a panel discussion for perspectives from a diverse group of stakeholders, and interactive exhibits where participants can provide feedback on the options under consideration.

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Formal presentations begin at 7 pm
Location:
County Office Building, 2nd Floor Lobby
401 McIntire Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Albemarle County has a long history of commitment to protecting its reservoirs, lakes, and streams – collectively, our water resources. Over the past few years, new and expanded State mandates have significantly increased the scope and cost of the County's water resource protection programs. The Board of Supervisors has indicated a desire to explore establishing a dedicated funding mechanism – separate from the general fund – to better support these programs. The Board will consider the funding mechanisms at a work session scheduled in the fall of 2015.
 
The Water Resources Funding Advisory Committee (WRFAC) has met monthly since September 2014 to explore potential funding mechanisms for the water resources program. The WRFAC has 13 appointed members of the public representing a diversity of stakeholder interests and is supported by County staff and an engineering consultant, along with liaisons from the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission. These meetings, in combination this public engagement process, will shape the recommendation by the WRFAC to the Board of Supervisors on how best to fund Albemarle County's Water Resources Program moving forward.

To learn more, please visit: www.albemarle.org/waterfunding

CCAC Meeting Agenda 17 June 2015

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CCAC) Meeting

Crozet Library Community Room, 2020 Library Avenue, Crozet
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
 

Click here for PDF (printable) version of the agenda.

Agenda

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

2. Approval of Minutes (Click here for draft May 20, 2015 meeting minutes.)

3. Project Updates/Information:

  • Greg Harper, Water Resource Manager- Initial Review of Water Resources Program
  • Mary Miller – Garage Gym – Local business seeking location
  • Faith McClintic, Director of Economic Development – Introduction and Overview
  • Information and discussion regarding CDBG Planning Grant – Dave Stoner and Ann Mallek
  • Initial review/discussion about Community Meetings- (This will be a carryover item)
  • Information about developers holding public meetings at CCAC – Jennie More and Emily Kilroy
  • Overview of GIS web – Emily Kilroy

4. Items not listed on the agenda.

5. Announcements.

6.. Future Agenda Items.

 

 

 

Teenager attacked by dog on Crozet Park trail

Seeking information about a dog that attacked and bit a teenager on Sunday, June 7.

From email message:

Neighbors –
A co-worker’s teenage son was bitten twice in Crozet on Sunday evening by an unrestrained Rottweiler.  They live in Westhall, which is 300 yards southeast of Claudius Crozet Park.  The teen was running/exercising by himself along a trail, which is part of the Crozet Trail System, near their home.  The trail is behind (east of) Summerdean Road near a decent-sized pond/reservoir and leads in the direction of Western Ridge.  The teen and the dog simply “encountered each other” based on oncoming direction of travel.  The dog was NOT on a leash and the owner was not in sight.  The dog jumped on the teen before he could stop running.  The dog then bit the teen two times on the back side.  He then started growling worse and the teen felt he was becoming even more aggressive, when the owner came into view and called the dog off.  The bites broke skin and caused bleeding.  The owner grabbed the dog, which was still trying to aggressively attack the teen.  The teen was scared and ran off while the owner held the dog back.  The teen could not talk to the owner as the dog was still trying to attack him.  The teen felt that maybe the dog attacked him because he was running while wearing a weight vest.
 
The parents of this teen are urgently trying to find the dog because if they are unable to determine if the dog had rabies, the teen's physician and the Department of Health are insisting that he will have to undergo rabies treatments starting Friday, June 12.
 
The dog is described as a Rottweiler, weight about 90-100 lbs, black and dark brown in color, with a light brown face.
 The dog owner is female, Caucasian, approx 60 years of age, medium height, thin, with short/dark hair.
 
If any recipient of this message believes they know this dog/owner, please email CrozetCommunity@gmail.com  We will put you in touch with the person and promise to respect and uphold your privacy.  If you prefer, call the Animal Control Officer who is handling this case:  434-531-8608.

Update on motorized vehicles on the trails:

Thank you to everyone who has notified the Crew, the County and mostly the police about the use of 4-wheelers on the public trails. Last night, 6 folks on ATVs and dirt bikes were stopped by the police and were given a warning. The police now have their names and we have been working on making sure our signs are well posted and the language is correct in order to prosecute if needed.

Please continue to let the police know if motorized vehicles continue to use the trail between the WestHall fiberglass bridge and the Zavarych-Rozinski bridge (the public section of trail).

 

Mint Springs Valley Park TRACK Trail Grand Opening

Mint Springs Valley Park TRACK Trail Grand Opening
Saturday, June 13th at 10:00 AM

June 13th is National Get Outdoors Day and we're celebrating with the grand opening of the Mint Springs Valley Park TRACK Trail in Crozet, Virginia! We'll meet at the map kiosk at 10 AM for a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by a walk along the newly renovated lake loop. At 11AM, the lake opens up for swimming so make a day of visiting the park! We hope to see you there!

WHAT: Mint Springs Valley Park TRACK Trail Grand Opening
WHERE: Mint Springs Valley Park, by the information kiosk near Upper Lake
WHEN: Saturday, June 13th at 10AM
DETAILS: Click here

Address

Mint Springs Valley Park
6659 Mint Springs Park Road,
Crozet, VA 22932

Meet the CCAC

Meet the Crozet Community Advisory Committee

Click here to view/download a PDF file of this information

What does the Crozet Community Advisory Committee do?

The Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) is a 15-member advisory committee appointed by the Board of Supervisors that provides assistance to County staff and the Board on civic and community issues related to implementation of the Crozet Master Plan.

What is the make-up of the Council?

The membership is broad-based to incorporate a variety of perspectives and ideas and to provide citizens, business persons and representatives of active community groups a chance to be engaged and heard in a constructive and meaningful way.

When and where does the CCAC meet?

The CCAC meets on the third Wednesday of each month, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm in the Crozet Library (2020 Library Avenue). Changes to the regular meeting schedule will be posted on the CCAC webpage – www.albemarle.org/ccac

Who can attend a CCAC meeting?

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend any CCAC meeting. Meeting agendas will be posted on the CCAC webpage and at the Crozet Post Office CCAC Display case before meetings.

How can I get involved?

  • Attend monthly CCAC meetings
  • Review the meeting minutes from past meeting. (Posted on this website.)
  • Speak with a CCAC member about Crozet projects, concerns, and the Crozet Master Plan
  • Encourage your friends and neighbors to participate
  • Assist with CCAC work and special projects
  • Join the CCAC-Notify email list, by emailing the CCAC secretary at: CrozetCAC@gmail.com
  • Follow information on related websites:  http://www.albemarle.org/ccac and http://www.albemarle.org/crozet
  • Follow the CCAC agenda and minutes posted on this website under the  CCAC Info tab
  • Apply to become a CCAC member – vacancies will be posted during the month of March to http://albemarle.org/its/boards

Current Members:

Name (Year appointed) Email Address

  • George Barlow (2012) gwbarlow3@earthlink.net
  • Beth Bassett (2013) beth@bassetthomeservices.com
  • Philip Best (2012) bestpj@embarqmail.com
  • Leslie Burns (2012) iamrtzy@gmail.com
  • Kim Connolly (2014) kconnolly@unitedwaytja.org
  • Mary Gallo (2010) mmg613084@embarqmail.com
  • Kim Guenther (2012) guentherkim@gmail.com
  • Alice Lucan (2015) newslaw@newslaw.com
  • Lisa Marshall (2014) lisarubymarshall@gmail.com
  • Jon McKeon (2014) Jon.mckeon@gmail.com
  • Jennifer More (2013) moreandmore@embarqmail.com
  • Susan Munson (2014) smunson251@embarqmail.com
  • Brenda Plantz (2010) brendaplantz@yahoo.com
  • John Savage (2013) jasincville@qmail.com
  • David Stoner (2014) davidastoner1@gmail.com
  • Ann Mallek,  Board of Supervisors liaison amallek@albemarle.org
  • Thomas Loach, Planning Commission liaison,  tcl4p@virginia.edu

County Contact for CCAC Information: Emily Kilroy – ekilroy@albemarle.org

CCAC Liasons as of March 2015

  • Neighborhood matters: Beth Bassett, Phil Best
  • Economic development: John Savage, Dave Stoner, Kim Connolly
  • Infrastructure (Transportation, roads, utilities): John Savage, Susan Munson
  • Schools: Beth Bassett, Mary Gallo
  • Downtown district growth and development: Dave Stoner, Lisa Marshall, Susan Munson, Leslie Burns
  • Parks and Trails: Kim Guenther, Phil Best
  • Gateway edges, buffers and rural areas: Jon McKeon (South), Mary Gallo (West), Brenda Plantz (West), John Savage (East), Beth Bassett (North)
  • By right projects: Chair (Jennie More) and Co-Chair (Dave Stoner)
  • Police/fire/rescue: Tom Loach, Jennie More

 

 

 

 

 

CCAC Meeting Agenda 20 May 2015

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CCAC) Meeting

Crozet Library Community Room, 2020 Library Avenue, Crozet
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
 

Click here for PDF (printable) version of the agenda.

Agenda

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

2. Approval of Minutes (Click here for draft April 15, 2015 meeting minutes.)

3. Project Updates/Information:

4. Items not listed on the agenda.

5. Announcements.

  • Board of Supervisor (BOS) public hearing on leases for Old Train Depot and space under the Crozet Library – June 3 at 6pm at the County Office Building, Lane Auditorium, 401 McIntire Road.  Review the details on CCA website by clicking here.
  • Downtown Crozet Initiative: A Vision for Barnes Lumber Community meeting Wednesday, May 27 6-9PM.  Click here for details
  • Crozet Independence parade and celebration to be held on Sunday July 5th!

6.. Future Agenda Items.


Site of Mechum's Trestle Proposal (at intersection of Rte 240 and 250 at the Mechum's River)

Site of Mechum's Trestle restaurant site