Meet the CCAC

Meet the Crozet Community Advisory Committee

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
  • Lisa Marshall (2014) lisarubymarshall@gmail.com
  • Jon McKeon (2014) Jon.mckeon@gmail.com
  • Jennifer Lafferty 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

 

CCA Meeting Agenda May 14, 2015

Crozet Community Meeting
Tentative Agenda
May 14, 2015
7:30 PM at the Field School

(Click here for PDF version of the agenda)

Welcome
Agenda Review / Changes and additions from the floor.
Approval of the CCA’s last meeting's minutes (March 12, 2015) (Click here for draft of March 12 minutes)
Treasurer's Report by Emery Taylor  ($10 family contribution for 2015 now payable)

Albemarle County Police Department (ACPD) visit and update (Evening Patrol Division) As part of the Albemarle County Police department community policing.

A Moment in Crozet History (Phil James)

Presentation: Plans for town hall style meetings on the Barnes Lumber property re-development and Downtown Crozet Initiative.  Tim Tolson, CCA President
           Two meetings: May 27 and June 11, each from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, at the Field School.  Click here for details on CCA website

Updates and News from Ann Mallek, our county supervisor.

Old Business:

  • Crozet Project Updates from Trevor Henry, Albemarle County Director of Facilities Development. (Update to be posted on CCA website after meeting).
  • Tenants for old train depot/former Crozet Library and the other first floor space in the new Crozet Library. Click here for details.
  • Updates from the Crozet Park (Kim Guenther, Crozet Park President)
  • Recap of fifth annual Crozet Fundraising Swing Dance on March 14.

New Business: 

  • Nominations of up to two local heroes to receive the annual CCA Good Neighbor Award?
  • New subdivision planned for Crozet Avenue across from the Meadows.  By-right development. (Details to be posted on CCA website after the meeting.)
  • Funding pizza for Barnes Lumber town hall meetings?

Comments or Questions?
Announcements –

  • Next planning meeting for this year’s Crozet Independence Day Celebration (CIDC) is Tuesday, May 19 at 7:30 PM at the Crozet Firehouse.  All are welcome to attend.
  • Crozet Community Advisory Council meeting is Wednesday, May 20 at 7:00 PM at the Crozet Library.
  • 
Crozet Trails Crew (CTC) next workday is this Saturday, May 16th. Meet at the end of Fairwinds Lane in Western Ridge at 8:30 AM. Details: crozettrailscrew.org/events
  • CTC’s next monthly meeting is Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 PM at La Joya in Old Trail. 
  • Crozet Elementary School Glow Run is tomorrow, May 15, 6:30 to 9:00 PM
  • Crozet Car Show, May 30, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM, Old Trail Village.
  • Others?

Future Agenda Items?

The next CCA meeting is September 10, 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).
Join our email list, by clicking on the "Contact Us" link on the top of this page. 
This email list is moderated, so you cannot get spam because only approved email messages are sent out.  Volume is usually 4-6 emails a month, all related to Crozet & Western Albemarle events and concerns.

Leases for old train depot and first floor of Crozet Library

Leases for old train depot and first floor of Crozet Library

The Board of Supervisors will hear a county staff report and recommendation at their May 6, 2015 meeting (1:00 PM) regarding the tenants for the old Crozet train depot and the other side of the first floor space in the new Crozet Library.

The county staff report can be viewed and downloaded by clicking here.   It's also on the county's website at: http://albemarle.org/upload/images/Forms_Center/Departments/Board_of_Supervisors/Forms/Agenda/2015Files/0506/09.0_CrozetAreaLeaseES.pdf  (Now you know why it's on the CCA website as well.

The other side of the first floor of the Crozet Library (across from Crozet Running) is proposed to lease to Staengl Engineering LLC.   The proposed lease terms are available by clicking here.

The old train depot will be split between Crozet Artisans, LLC and the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau.  The proposed leases (both in one document) are available by clicking here.   Here's a drawing of the proposed sharing of space in the old train depot.

The Board of Supervisors meeting is Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 1:00 PM.  If you want to express your opinion about the proposed users of this spaces, you can email the Board of Supervisors at: BOS@albemarle.org   or you can attend the meeting.  There is NOT a public hearing on this topic, so y ou can speak at the beginning of the meeting (this meeting's agenda page) during the From the Public:  Matters Not Listed for Public Hearing on the Agenda that occurs near the beginning of the meeting.

 

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. 
 

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 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. 
 

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

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

(Click here for PDF version of the agenda)

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).
Join our email list, by clicking on the "Contact Us" link on the top of this page. 
This email list is moderated, so you cannot get spam because only approved email messages are sent out.  Volume is usually 4-6 emails a month, all related to Crozet & Western Albemarle events and concerns.

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.