Prepping for 2017 Crozet Christmas Parade

Crozet Christmas Parade (from 2014)

via email:

The Crozet VFD Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3PM. Lineup is at 2PM on Wayland Drive in Crozet. No registration is required, just show up.
Lineup instructions: Turn east on St. George Avenue, then right onto Wayland Drive. The first parade entry will be located at the intersection of Wayland and Crozet Ave.

Fore Kids Golf Tournament

What: Fore Kids Golf Tournament

When: Thursday, Sept. 21. Shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Cost: $320/team of four. Boxed lunches will be provided.

How to signup: Form a team of four and signup by clicking on the green Fore Kids Golf Tournament button on PCASA.org or contact Will Merritt ([email protected]).

The Fore Kids Golf Tournament is open to all golfers and is hosted by VDOT’s Culpeper District Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign  (CVC) Committee, which is a voluntary charitable giving program for state employees that raises funds for numerous nonprofit health and humanitarian organizations throughout the state of Virginia.

This tournament will benefit Piedmont CASA, which provides and supports trained volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children. Last year, they served 294 boys and girls – more than ever before. Research shows that children with CASA Volunteers spend less time in court, less time in foster homes, obtain more medical care, do better in school, and find safe and permanent homes faster – all keys to breaking the debilitating cycle of abuse and neglect. No other organization performs this service and they do not charge fees.

 

Crozet Volunteer Fire Dept Golf Classic

1st Annual Crozet Volunteer Fire Department Golf Classic

Wednesday, September 20th 2017

Old Trail Golf Club

12:30 Shotgun Start

Team Fee $800 Individual Fee $200 and/or Sponsorship opportunities available

Includes:

Green Fees plus cart/Lunch &Dinner by Restoration/On course refreshments/On course contests

 

 

Second Saturday Art Opening with Joe Sheridan

“An Exhibition of Chair Drawings” by Joe Sheridan

Art on the Trax will present “An Exhibition of Chair Drawings” by Joe Sheridan during the month of August, with a Second Saturday Artist Reception on Saturday, August 12th from 4-6pm.

Born in Albemarle County and now a resident of Waynesboro Virginia, Joe Sheridan is a craftsman, artist, teacher and curator. He has been living and creating works of art in central Virginia since before he graduated with a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from James Madison University. Joe was Curator of Art for John Kluge at Morven Estate outside of Charlottesville Virginia, for fourteen years and has worked as Preparator and Art Consultant at the University of Virginia’s Art Museum, Staniar Gallery at Washington and Lee University and the Hunt Gallery at Mary Baldwin College.

Please join us for a Second Saturday Opening Reception on August 12th. This reception is part of Crozet’s Second Saturday events and runs from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. We’ll be serving up The Art Box’s famous ice cream sundaes topped with fruit from local orchards.

All events are free and open to the public. Art on the Trax is located at Creative Framing and The Art Box, across from the Olde Crozet Train Station, 5784 Three Notch’d Road in Crozet, Virginia.

Highlights of Crozet Library Stuff – April/May 2017

I point out the Crozet Library to every single one of my clients, if they’ve not already identified it. We have such a remarkable resource there!

A sampling of events at Crozet Library … via email.

Fake News Information Session
Monday, April 17 at 6:30pm
Make up your own mind about issues that you see in the news. Learn to make informed decisions about the media you consume and identify fake news using recommended resources.  No registration required. All ages.

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CCAC Meeting 16 November – Land Use, Growth, Politics

Lots on the agenda.

 

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE The Crozet Library
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Agenda

  1. Agenda Review (David Stoner -CCAC chair)
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Residential development pipeline, patterns, and zoning/proposed land use (Elaine Echols – 45 min)
  4. Net v. Gross Density Calculations &Policy (ElaineEchols–15min)
  5. Discuss Focus Areas Priorities (All–45min)
    (Focus area liaisons please come with thoughts on “top 3-4” priorities/goals/actions)
  6. Items Not Listed on the Agenda
  7. AnnouncementsDCI/Milestone Crozet Plaza Design Open House – Dec 8, 5-8pm, Piedmont Place
  8. Future Agenda Items

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Crozet Community Association (CCA) Meeting at 7:30 PM

CCA meets on the odd-numbered months (e.g., January, May, September) at 7:30 PM at the Field School.

It is a non-partisan forum for communicating information and issues associated with the quality of life in Crozet, VA., and provide a representative  advocate for improving and maintaining a high quality of life within Crozet, VA

Agenda for meeting:

Welcome
Agenda Review / Changes and additions from the floor.
Approval of the CCA’s last meeting’s minutes (September 8, 2016) (Click here for PDF version of the minutes)
A Moment in Crozet History – Unfortunately Phil James cannot be with us tonight.

Albemarle County Police Department (ACPD) visit and update. (Evening Patrol Division)

Presentation: Barnes Lumber property phase 1 re-zoning and the issues with VDOT regarding the road network, parking, the Square, and the transect from downtown to the residential neighborhoods around it. (Frank Stoner, Milestone Properties)

Updates and News from Ann Mallek, our county supervisor.

Old Business:

  • Motion from last meeting (9/8/16) “The CCA should be the lead organization in Master Plan Revision for Crozet and to do so by creating a committee to guide the revision and survey the community with Tom Loach as the chair of the committee.” Crozet Master Plan survey committee final adoption/rejection.
  • Update from Downtown Crozet Initiative committee
    • Visit website for details: www.downtowncrozetinitiative.com

New Business:

  • Additional CCA member on the Albemarle County Police Department Blue Ridge District Citizens Advisory Team. Meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 10 AM at Fifth Street office.
  • Other?

Comments or Questions?  

Future Agenda Items?

  • Election of CCA officers occurs at our next meeting, January 12, 2017. Nominations are open for President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Current officers are: President: Tim Tolson, Vice-President: Lisa Goehler, Secretary: Jo Ann Perkins, and Treasurer: Emery Taylor. Candidates must be present at the January 12 meeting or have spoken with a current officer about their willingness to serve if elected.

Announcements –  

  • Crozet Community Orchestra Concert this Sunday, November 13 at 4:00 PM at the Crozet Baptist Church. Free admission. Details: http://www.crozetcommunityorchestra.org
  • Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 PM at the Crozet Library. Details and notices on our website.
  • Crozet Volunteer Fire Department Christmas Parade will be Sunday, December 4th at 3:00 PM
  • Others?

The next CCA meeting is January 12, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Field School

Join our email list by signing up at: http://CrozetCommunity.org/contact-us/
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.

 

What’s Going on At Crozet Park?

I ride through Crozet Park all the time and there is a lot happening! So much so that I asked Kim Guenther with the Park to give us an update. She was gracious to quickly email me something and it’s taken me a couple weeks to get around to posting; I’m sorry.


What’s Happening at the Park

If you’ve been by Crozet Park lately, you’ve no doubt noticed the mountains of dirt sitting south of the upper playground. Some have guessed this might be a new BMX dirt bike course or, an obstacle for a Tough Mudder event. Or, just for fun, the Park Board decided to dig up the old pool near the upper playground that was shut down and covered over when the new pool was built in 1996.  But no, none of these things are true. Instead, we are redesigning and improving the Park’s parking.  

The project kicked off in early July and we’ve pulled together key points into an FAQ. So, if you’re wondering what the heck is going on at your community park, read on…

  1. Why are we renovating and expanding Park parking?

Surveys of Park users have helped make clear how current parking is not adequate.

Anyone who has been to the Park, especially in the spring and summer, can attest to the many challenges of parking.  Park usage continues to increase especially as new amenities – dog park and perimeter trail — are added, resulting in parking that is less than adequate. To put this in context, traffic volume coming into the community-owned 22-acre Crozet Park is second only to the County-owned Darden Towe Park, a 113-acre park in Charlottesville.

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CCAC Meeting 20 July 2016 – What Are CCAC Roles & Goals?

Sorry for the late-ish notice; just got this via email last night: (bolding mine) — please read the CCAC 2016 Goals & Priorities Discussion Draft (PDF), and weigh in in the comments.

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Crozet Library
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Agenda

  1. Agenda Review (David Stoner – CCAC chair)
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Review of CCAC Fact Sheet and Introduction/Overview/Duties (10 min)
  4. CCAC Priorities Discussion (90 min)
    1. What are the most important issues facing Crozet? Should we advocate more for certain of these stated in the Master Plan? Which? How?
    2. Master Plan Monitoring, Review, and Update – should we do more?
    3. Public Meetings and Project Reviews – are we spending our time wisely?
    4. Are there other Issues, county processes, or things we should focus on?
    5. Need to update Committee Liaisons (Aug 2016)
    6. Are there ways we conduct business that can be improved upon?
  5. Items Not Listed on the Agenda
  6. Announcements
  7. Future Agenda Items (August?)
    1. Update Committee Liaison Roles
    2. Barnes Lumber Rezoning Presentation (tentative)

CCAC 2016 Goals & Priorities Discussion Draft (PDF)