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File #: 21-216    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Public Hearing
File created: 2/25/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/5/2021 Final action:
Title: Crozet Sports Community Foundation Lease for a Portion of the Crozet Library
Attachments: 1. Att.A - Proposed Lease, 2. Att.B - Resolution
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AGENDA DATE: 5/5/2021

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Crozet Sports Community Foundation Lease for a Portion of the Crozet Library
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SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Approve a proposed lease with the Crozet Sports Community Foundation for a portion of the Crozet Library

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Henry, Kamptner, Herrick, Stewart, Freitas

PRESENTER (S): Michael Freitas

LEGAL REVIEW: Yes

REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: The ground floor of the Crozet Library has two spaces for which the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (JMRL) has no immediate use. At its September 4, 2013 meeting, the Board approved a lease with Crozet Running LLC for the larger of the two spaces (1,697 square feet). On July 31, 2020, the owners of Crozet Running LLC gave notice that they did not desire to renew their lease.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Thriving Development Areas - Attract quality employment, commercial, and high-density residential uses into development areas by providing services and infrastructure that encourages redevelopment and private investment while protecting the quality of neighborhoods.

DISCUSSION: On December 10, 2020, staff solicited proposals for a new tenant, advertising the lease opportunity on the County's website, as well as in five regional newspapers. Submittals were due no later than January 11, 2021. Two proposals were received. A team comprised of staff from Community Development, Facilities and Environmental Services, and the Office of Economic Development evaluated the proposals. All ranked the Crozet Sports Community Foundation (CSCF), a non-profit offering athletic, academic, and child support program, as their first choice. The Office of Equity and Inclusion was also asked to review the proposals and identified no concerns. Subsequently, the proposed lease (Attachment A) was negotiated. The initial term is for five years, commencing June 1, 2021, after which it would automatically renew for additional one-year t...

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