CCA Meeting Agenda, January 8, 2015

Crozet Community Meeting
Tentative Agenda
January 8, 2015
7:30 PM at the Field School

(Click here for PDF version of the agenda)

Agenda Review / Changes and additions from the floor.
Approval of the CCA’s last meeting's minutes (Dectember 11, 2014) (Click here for draft of December 11 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)

Presentation:  Security Cameras in Crozet?  (Officer Andy Gluba, ACPD; and Tom Loach, Chair, Crozet Safety Corps)

Updates and News from Ann Mallek, our county supervisor.

Old Business:

  • Phil Best made a motion and Lisa Goehler seconded the motion that Article II as presented (below) be approved for adoption at the January meeting.  This motion was unanimously approved in December.   Do we have a motion to adopt?
    • Article II: [Bolded italics indicates revision, otherwise it as currently worded. Current wording of Article II is on the last page of this agenda]
      Officers will be elected for a one-year term, commencing on the first meeting of the calendar year immediately following their election. Positions will consist of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Candidates must be present at the election or have spoken with a current officer about their willingness to serve if elected. Majority approval by attendees at the first meeting of the calendar year will constitute election.  Duties of the officers shall be as implied by their titles. All officers shall be responsible for keeping accurate records.  
  • Update on Safe Routes to School (SRTS) project (aka Crozet Avenue north sidewalk project.  (from Trevor Henry, Albemarle County Director of Facilities Development)
  • Pavement Marking/Flashing Beacon Request Route 250/Clover Lawn VDOT Project  (from Trevor Henry, Albemarle County Director of Facilities Development
  • Update/Concerns on Barnes Lumber re-development proposal by Frank Stoner/Milestone Partners?

New Business:

  • Election of CCA officers:  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 this meeting or have spoken with a current officer about their willingness to serve if elected
  • Planning for Fifth Annual Crozet Swing Dance in March.
  • Request for proposals to use the old Crozet Library (old train depot).  What does Crozet need?
  • Other items? 

Comments and Questions?

Announcements –

  • Crozet Community Advisory Council meeting is next Wednesday,January 21 at 7:00 PM at  the Crozet Library. NOTE the new day of the week (Third Wednesday) and location (Crozet Library). Everyone is encouraged to attend.
  • In April 2014 the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors formed the Long Range Solid Waste Solutions Advisory Committee to study solid waste management as a public policy issue and to identify best practices for the management of solid waste in the County now and in the future. The committee will recommend a process for developing solid waste policy for the County based on consensus, cooperation, and economic analysis.  To that end, the Advisory Committee developed a public opinion survey to identify the issues that need to be considered and studied. Your input will help guide the direction of future study to improve community services.
  • Join the Crozet Trails Crew (CTC) this Saturday, January 10 starting at 9:30 AM, in the cul-de-sac at the bottom of Fairwinds Lane in Western Ridge (please carpool from outside the neighborhood if possible as parking is very limited).  CTC will be looking at the County-owned portion of the trail adjacent to Lickinghole Basin.  The only tools needed will be pruners, loppers, and small handsaws. CTC will bring some tools also.  (
  • Join the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (JMRL)and the Charlottesville Office of Human Rights in a community discussion of the Civil Rights Movement and its ongoing effects on society. Each evening features segments of award-winning documentaries focused on one aspect of the Civil Rights Movement, and ends with audience discussions led by prominent community members and scholars. Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. This is a FREE event, and refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit The dates and films to be shown are listed below. All events listed below will be held in the McIntire Room at the J-MRL Central LIbrary, 201 East Market Street, Charlottesville, VA.
    • January 15, 6PM – The Abolitionists. Discussion Leaders: L.D. Perry (NAACP) and Prof. Maurice Wallace (UVa)
    • January 29, 6PM – Slavery By Another Name Discussion Leaders: L.D. Perry (NAACP) and Prof. Lisa Woolfork (UVa)
    • February 12, 6PM – Freedom Riders Discussion Leaders: L.D. Perry (NAACP) and Prof. Grace Hale (UVa)
    • February 26, 6PM – The Loving Story Discussion Leaders: L.D. Perry (NAACP), Charlene Green (Office of Human Rights) and partner Bekah Saxon (Virginia Education Association)
  • Others?

Future Agenda Items?

The next CCA meeting is March 12, 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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