Members of the Crozet community appeared before the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors to deliver a

petition

signed by 1,316 area residents asking the County to not let Crozet’s population exceed 12,000 people.  In this podcast,

Charlottesville Tomorrow

presents the public comments delivered in this portion of the Board’s meeting.  Seven of the six speakers focused their remarks on the Crozet Master Plan.


Listen to podcast:


Download 20060301-BOS-Crozet.mp3


Speaker #1 (01:06) – John Martin (Free Union)

— Criticizes The Daily Progress for going too far in their

recent editorial

criticizing Albemarle County: “Public, plans disconnected: Albemarle County can’t have good planning without good communication.”


Speaker #2 (04:48) – Mary Rice (Crozet)

— Shares data recently provided to Planning Commission showing over 5,000 units have already been approved or that are under review in Crozet, which if all built, could result in over 12,000 people.


Speaker #3 (08:09) – Hugh Meagher (Crozet)

— Shares petition signed by 1,316 area residents


Speaker #4 (11:35) – Karen Arch (Crozet)

— Reflects on Crozet’s quality of life and the Master Plan’s 12,000 population target


Speaker #5 (14:50) – Barbara Westbrook (Crozet)

— Asks Supervisors to consider needs of current residents of Crozet


Speaker #6 (17:36) – David Wayland (Crozet)

— President, Crozet Community Association


Speaker #7 (21:06) – Tom Loach (Crozet)

— Comments on

The Daily Progress editorial

and proposals for Crozet Library

Brian Wheeler

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