Crozet Community Association (CCA) Minutes of the
November 9, 2023 meeting
Claudius Crozet Park Community Building
(aka old WPED radio building)

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Welcome:  Tim Tolson, President of CCA, welcomed ten members at 7:31 PM

Agenda Review / Changes and additions from the floor?
One announcement (to be made when other announcements are made).

Approval of the CCA’s last meeting’s minutes (May 11, 2023)
Bill O’Malley made the motion, seconded by Ann Mallek and they were unanimously approved.

Treasurer’s Report –  (2023 Dues: Still just $10 annual contribution!)
       CCA: $4,020.58; CIDC: <$1,865.08>; TOTAL: $2,140.50
Tim said that the Crozet Board of Trade will make a donation to us to pull CIDC out of red and allow us to make donations to civic groups from this year’s CIDC donations and still have enough funds for the fireworks deposit next month and start-up expenses for the 2024 CIDC.

Albemarle County Police Department (ACPD) may visit and give an update. (Evening Patrol Division)
Officer Matt Middleton joined the meeting at 8:00 PM

Presentation:  Crozet Leadership Team (Bill O’Malley and Ron Wade).  This team is an organization of an home owners associations (HOA) officer from the different HOAs in the Crozet community. Their aim is to be non-partisan and to encourage their residents to get involved in Crozet.   They know they walk in the footsteps of other Crozet organizations like the CCA and the Crozet Board of Trade.  They held a very successful candidates forum at the Field School with an overflow crowd.  There was a good interaction between their organization and the CCA.  Their addition will be good for the Crozet community.

Update and news from Ann Mallek, our county supervisor.  Ann Mallek spoke about the Board of Supervisors (BOS) looking at the existing community master plans as part of AC44.  Crozet Master Plan has no surprises. She emphasized that all citizens need to be careful and be safe with holidays coming up.

 Old  Business:

  • Muff Biber made a motion at the September 14th CCA meeting:
    That the CCA encourage and assist with the flower baskets and beautification along Crozet Avenue in downtown Crozet.
    This motion was unanimously accepted.
    Per Article VII of the CCA bylaws, this motion is presented at this second regular CCA meeting for discussion and vote, and if accepted, will be adopted.

Tim Tolson made the motion that the CCA encourage and assist with the flower baskets.  Bill O’Malley seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.  Tim will contact Muff Biber about the support of the CCA.

  • Crozet Independence Day will be Saturday June 29, 2024at the King Family Vineyard. The King family has generously donated their space for the day and are working with the CIDC planning committee.

New Business:

  • Tim told folks that at our next regular meeting (January 11, 2024) we have the election of CCA officers for 2024. 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 Acting Treasurer: Tim Tolson.  Candidates must be present at the January 11, 2024 meeting or have spoken with a current officer about their willingness to serve if elected (Article II of the Bylaws)

Announcements –  

  • Jo Ann spoke on the Family Health Forum that will have its third forum December 6 at Crozet United Methodist Church from 3-4:30. Sawyer and a specialist on hand pain will conduct the forum.  It Is FREE to the public.
  • F3 (https://www.f3cville.com ) a men’s fitness and fellowship. It’s a weekly, a peer-led, free, outdoor workout open to all men and fitness levels. Currently meeting on Saturdays from 6:30 – 7:30AM at the Old Trail playground.
  • Crozet Park Winter Brews Festival, Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 12 Noon to 5:00 PM. Tickets are available now!  Live music, food trucks & more. Information at: http://www.crozetbeerfest.com/
    Volunteer to help by going to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0E48A4AF2EA75-5thannual
    Sign up for at least one shift and get free admission to the Festival for the rest of the day. Volunteers at this Festival must be age at least 21 years old.
  • Crozet Volunteer Fire Department Christmas Parade, Sunday, December 3 at 2:00 PM. Lineup is at 1:00 PM on Wayland Drive in Crozet. Organized by the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department. Parade starts at St. George Avenue on Crozet Avenue and turns left at the 4-way stop, ending at the firehouse, 5652 Three Notch’d Road.
  • Crozet Holiday Market Crawl, Saturday, December 9 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Plan to come early for breakfast at downtown establishments or grab a bite from one of the festive food vendors there for the special shopping day.
  • Introduction to Albemarle County’s Comprehensive Plan update, known as AC44(opens in YouTube). Albemarle County’s Comprehensive Plan Update website: http://www.engage.albemarle.org/ac44

Ann reminded folks about pre-holiday safety and theft (particularly from cars, Officer Middleton added).

Future Agenda Items?
–  None.

Tim adjourned the meeting at 8:47 PM

Minutes prepared by Tim Tolson, with help from the notes of Jo Ann Perkins, CCA secretary.

The next CCA meeting is January 11, 2024 at 7:30 PM
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These minutes of this November 9, 2023 meeting will be reviewed, revised as necessary,
and approved at the January 11, 2024 meeting.