Crozet Library March 2017 Programs

I wish I had time to add these to the Crozet Calendar, but alas, I do have a job. If anyone wants to take that initiative, you can add them here (or message me, and I’ll create a login for you).

The Crozet Library has a remarkable lineup of programs every month.

Delivery Agent (neé MusicToday) Closing?

via Alison Wrabel at The Daily Progress:

Delivery Agent Holdings Corporation, the company that acquired Musictoday, has filed a notice that it is closing its Crozet location on Feb. 22 and will lay off 134 employees, according to the Virginia Workforce Network’s Rapid Response program.

The director of human resources at Delivery Agent in Crozet said she was not aware of the layoffs and closure notice, and requests for comment from Delivery Agent were not returned.

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, known as WARN, requires employers who are planning a plant closing or a mass layoff to give affected employees at least 60 days notice of such an employment action.

But just because company files a WARN notice does not mean the layoffs must occur, officials said. Companies that are reorganizing or selling may file the notice but may retain employees and continue operation after reorganization or sale.

 September 2016 – Delivery Agent (used to be Music Today) Files for Bankruptcy

 

h/t Crozet Today.

CCAC Meeting Recap – Transportation, Transportation, Transportation

Lots discussed in last night’s CCAC meeting.

Rather than pull highlights, please read all the tweets, after the jump. This meeting highlighted more than many the value of being present, having a voice, and choosing to make the time to attend.


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CCAC Meeting – 15 February 2017

Local government, folks.

I suspect this will be a lot of conversation about how to make transportation in Crozet better. I’ll start:

  • Better infrastructure that supports current and future traffic
  • Sidewalks and bike lanes to make walking/riding less intimidating
  • Parking plan for downtown Crozet
  • Trails interconnecting neighborhoods should be a requirement. Even retro-actively. (interconnectivity is part of Albemarle’s plan)
  • Bring in companies/jobs to encourage business development in downtown Crozet
  • Stop referring to Crozet as a “town.” Words matter. We aren’t a town.  We could be.

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Crozet Library
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Agenda
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The Vue – 126 Apartments in Downtown Crozet – Begins

The Vue – the 126 apartments coming to near-downtown-Crozet, started today. That start was the demolition of one of the oldest – and coolest – homes in Crozet.

 

A serious question – was this envisioned by the Crozet Master Plan?

Background here.

 

An Adelaide Perspective you May Not Have Considered

The owner of the property on which the soon-to-be Adelaide development sits wrote the following to the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. I asked her this morning after I read it if I could publish it here.

I’ve seen a lot of the opponents’ voices, and I’ve listened to the pro-development voices, but I’d not seen the owner/seller’s voice until now.

Please, take the time to read and hear another neighbor’s thoughts and concerns.

Good discussion on the accompanying facebook post.


Letter to the Board of Supervisors

Ms. Mallek:
First, I now understand why our country is in such turmoil and dissatisfaction. It’s true, government is out of control, even at our local level. I have found this every step of the way while trying to get my property sold. I question what is the purpose of having a Planning Commission if you don’t abide by their decisions. Why have a planning committee?

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