Town of Middleburg, VA

News/Announcements:


Welcome from Mayor Betsy Allen Davis:

The Virginia Department of Transportation is in the process of constructiing the Route 50 Streetscape Project in Middleburg.  See weekly updates below.
 

If  you need any information you can not find on this website,  please give us a call at 540-687-5152 or email .

The town has a weekly newsletter that can be sent to your email inbox -  You can add your name to the list to receive the weekly newsletter by email economicdevelopment@middleburgva.gov
Go the "Links" page to click on the current newsletter.
  The newsletter gives you information on events in and around Middleburg,  town announcements, etc.

Click on the sidebar - Event/Calendar to see a full list of events in and around Middleburg

Our shops and boutiques have great merchandise for your shopping pleasure.  If you are spending a little time in our backyard, hopefully you will book a room at The Red Fox Inn and Tavern or Salamander Resort and Spa,  Both have very comfortable overnight options, The Resort has spa treatments and many activities and events open to the public:  check their website for details - http://www.salamanderresort.com/resort-calendar

WASHINGTON STREET PROJECT UPDATE:     



Washington Street Project Update:

In the sections where crews are working - the businesses are still open. There is always a foot path to get into the shop.  Please continue to shop locally during our construction.  Thank you!

Beginning Tuesday, May 31, 2016:


MIDDLEBURG TRAFFIC CALMING PROJECT PROGRESSING: 

Starting Tuesday, May 31: Concrete crews will conĕnue to dig up Pendleton and Madison intersecĕons for the sidewalks and crosswalks. Conduit crew will be installing foundaĕons for light poles. Storm structure/drain crew will be working on Hamilton and Jay street unĕl storm drain is finished.
 
Motorists on Madison Street and Pendleton Street will be able to access Route 50 by following detour signage.
 
Access to businesses in the affected areas will be maintained.
 
The entire Route 50 Traffic Calming project is scheduled for completion in October 2016.

Follow VDOT Northern Virginia on Twitter: @vadotnova

A&M Concrete is switching to the next phase. 
 
A&M's storm drain crew will continue with the installation of storm drain and structures from Pendleton to liberty. 
 
Conduit crew is expected to be out here about two weeks from now to install their foundations. 

You will be able to access Safeway, Upper Crust, Chip Stine, OD & Croson & Company, Blue and the parking garage for the Courtyard area from their Pendleton Street entrances from Marshall Street, not from Washington Street.  The main entrance to Safeway will be closed as will Pendleton Street from Washington Street. You will follow the detour from Marshall to Pendleton.

Thank you to all for you patience during the construction.  

Pedestrians - please cross streets at crosswalks only - do not walk in the active work zones. 

Those of you who are using Federal Street, Stonewall Avenue and Marshall Streets, Chestnut, Locust, Walnut and or Reed Streets to avoid the traffic lights - please be aware of pedestrians, parents with strollers, children riding bicycles, pets, people walking dogs,  and obey the speed limits, even go a little slower.   Also remember - come to a full stop at all stop signs.



PLEASE NOTE:  A new stop sign has been installed on the corner of 

N. Madison Street & E Marshall Street. -  There will be 4 stop signs at that intersection. Please take time to note the new sign and stop at all points!  Thank you!


Thank you to all for your patience during the construction.

Pedestrians please cross streets at crosswalks only do not walk in the active work zones.

Those of you who are using Federal Street, Stonewall Avenue and Marshall Streets, Chestnut, Locust, Walnut and or Reed Streets to avoid the traffic lights please be aware of pedestrians, children riding bicycles, pets, people walking dogs, and obey the speed limits, even go a little slower. Also remember come to a full stop at all stop signs.

The above plans are subject to change based on weather, production progress, etc.  


Find updates on FACEBOOK -  TownofMiddleburg and other FACEBOOK pages.

Please use the following when checking on updates from VDOT:

 

http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/northernvirginia/rt._50_traffic_calming,_middleburg.asp


 

PARKING OPTIONS DURING WEEKDAY ROUTE 50 CONSTRUCTION HOURS

For the current phase of the project, parking will be restricted during the work week along Washington Street in the active construction zones.  See the Town's various FACEBOOK pages for more details on the construction schedule as it is updated. 

In addition to the available on-street parking, here are some other parking options to consider:

Free Parking at*Liberty Street Parking Lot & Public Restrooms - South Liberty Street - 21 spaces
Free Parking at*South Pendleton/West Federal Street Parking Lot - 29 spaces
Free Parking *National Sporting Library & Museum - 102 The Plains Road (lot behind the Chronicle of the Horse but not in the 1st two rows) - NOTE:  These spaces are only for use by visitors/shoppers and patrons of the library & museum, not employees of Town businesses.  Special thanks to the Library & Museum for offering this option. 


Town residents & businesses: You will receive weekly updates here and in the
town newsletter. If there are midweek changes that we need to make
everyone aware of you will receive a separate email if you signed up to receive
them. To be added to that list of Washington Street Project updates, email
Cindy your email address with your name and physical address. Thank you
cpearson@townofmiddleburg.org




ANNOUNCEMENTS:

PUBLIC HEARINGS
TOWN COUNCIL

The Middleburg Town Council will hold public hearings on Thursday, June 9, 2016 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers located at 10 West Marshall Street to consider the following:

1)  Zoning Text Amendment 15-03:  An Ordinance to Amend Articles II, X and XII of the Middleburg Zoning Ordinance pertaining to yard definitions, residential zoning district regulations and permitted extensions into required yards.

2)  An Ordinance to Adopt Town Code Chapter 113, Article V Pertaining to the Storage of Any Substance with a Maximum Contamination Level in Drinking Water and the Reporting of Spillage of the Same.

Copies of the above ordinances are available for public inspection in the Middleburg Town Office, located at 10 West Marshall Street, during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, holidays excepted.  All interested citizens are invited to attend these public hearings to  express their views.  

The Town of Middleburg strives to make its hearings accessible to all.  Please advise of accommodations the Town can make to help you participate in the hearing.
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COMMITTEE VACANCY

MIDDLEBURG ARTS COUNCIL & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Middleburg Town Council is accepting letters of interest from individuals who wish to be considered for service on the following committees:

Middleburg Arts Council (MAC).  The MAC is responsible for coordinating the community cultural and art events sponsored by the Town of Middleburg, excluding Christmas in Middleburg.  The MAC is responsible for staffing the events; for the formulation of the appropriates rules for the events; for organizing any entertainment associated with the events; and, for advertising, promoting and marketing the events.  Members should have an interest in arts and/or cultural activities.  Terms are for a two-year period.  The MAC meets at 6:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month; and, in work session on an as-needed basis.

Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC).  The EDAC is responsible for making recommendations to the Town Council on funding requests to the Town by local organizations for special events and other tourism/economic development activities; and, for providing advice to the Town Council on economic development matters.  These matters may include but are not limited to business development; retention and assistance; branding and marketing; downtown infill and recruitment; promotion of multiple commercial and social uses of the downtown for visitors and residents; and infrastructure necessary to support public events and the business community.  Terms are for a two-year period.  The EDAC generally meets on a monthly basis, with the meeting dates and times being established by the Committee.

Anyone interested in serving on either of these committees (need not be a Town resident) is asked to send a letter of interest no later than June 15, 2016 to the following:

Mayor and Members of Town Council
Town of Middleburg
P. O. Box 187
10 W. Marshall Street
Middleburg, Virginia 20118
Attn: Committee Vacancies
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COMMITTEE VACANCY
GO GREEN COMMITTEE


The Middleburg Town Council is accepting letters of interest from individuals who wish to be considered for service on the Go Green Committee.  Go Green is responsible for advising the Town Council on environmental issues.  They are responsible for developing recommendations for environmental action plans and for the implementation of the recommendations contained in the Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) resolution.  Their goal is to increase community awareness of environmental issues, such as the value of recycling, the importance of preserving water quality and the methods of conserving energy.  The Committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. and in work session on an as-needed basis.  Terms are for a two-year period.

Anyone interested in serving on this committee (need not to be a Town resident) is asked to send a letter of interest to:

Mayor and Members of Town Council
Town of Middleburg
P. O. Box 187
10 W. Marshall Street
Middleburg, Virginia 20118
Attn:  Committee Vacancies
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COMMITTEE VACANCY
MIDDLEBURG PLANNING COMMISSION

The Middleburg Town Council is accepting letters of interest from individuals who wish to be considered for service on the Middleburg Planning Commission.  The Planning Commission prepares and recommends to the Town Council a comprehensive plan for the growth, development and redevelopment of the Town; amendments to the zoning and subdivision regulations; and policies, ordinances and administrative procedures for achieving plans in a coordinated and efficient manner.  The Planning Commission also makes recommendations concerning proposed special use permit, zoning map and text amendment applications.  Members must be residents of the Town of Middleburg and should be qualified by knowledge and experience to make decisions on questions of community growth and development.  This appointment is for an unexpired term.

Training is available for members of the Planning Commission through the Virginia Certified Planning Commissioners Program at no cost to the members.  The Town Council encourages new members to take advantage of this training opportunity.

Anyone interested in serving on this committee is asked to send a letter of interest no later than June 16, 2016  to the following:

Mayor and Members of Town Council
Town of Middleburg
P. O. Box 187
10 W. Marshall Street
Middleburg, Virginia 20118
Attn:  Committee Vacancies


FIELD WORK TO BE CONDUCTED FOR MIDDLEBURG HISTORIC DISTRICT SURVEY UPDATE 

Dutton + Associates (D+A) has been contracted by the Town to conduct an architectural survey and prepare an update to Middleburg Historic District documentation. The project is being funded jointly by the Town and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources as part of a Certified Local Government Historic Preservation Grant. Architectural Historians from D+A will be in the Town throughout May 2016 to take photographs and notes on the physical characteristics of buildings and properties within the historic district. All work will be conducted from public right-of-way, and D+A staff will not enter private property unless expressly offered by the landowner. If you have any questions regarding this effort, please contact Will Moore in the Town Office at 687-5152 or by email at townplanner@middleburgva.gov


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WATER/WASTE WATER INFORMATION
Inboden Environmental Services is responsible for the operation of the Town's water/waste water systems.  Should you experience problems after-hours please call their after hours number:
540-325-0748

Continue to call the town office for billing questions, new service, problems with water/waste water systems during regular business hours 8:30-4:30 Monday - Friday.
540-687-5152

 


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MISS UTILITY
CALL BEFORE YOU DIG
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2015 Annual Consumer Confidence Report 
(Annual Water Report)

The Town of Middleburg has issued its Annual Drinking Water Report, also known as the Consumer Confidence Report for 2015.  This report is designed to inform you about your drinking water.  Copies of the report were mailed to each water customer in their utility bill on May 9, 2016.  Copies of the report are also available in the Town Office, located at 10 West Marshall Street. 
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WATER & SEWER LATERAL MAINTENANCE POLICY
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AUTOMATED PHONE ALERT SYSTEM

The Town of Middleburg has developed an Automated Phone Alert System that will be used to send businesses and residents public safety, emergency and weather-related messages.  If you are a resident of the Town or a merchant in the Town and would like to receive the Town's automated phone alert messages, please contact the Town Clerk at rnorth@townofmiddleburg.org to get your name on the list.  You will need to provide your name and a telephone number for the contact.  Messages will only be sent to one telephone number per resident/merchant.  For more information, please contact Rhonda North, Town Clerk, at (540) 687-5152.
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ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS LOCATED WITHIN THE TOWN OF MIDDLEBURG

Town Code Chapter 97, Article I, pertaining to Business License Taxes requires every business and profession engaging in business within the Town limits to obtain an annual business license.  If you feel your business license fee has been incorrectly assessed or that your business has been placed in the wrong business license category, you have the right to file an appeal with the Town Treasurer, at 10 W. Marshall Street, P. O. Box 187, Middleburg, Virginia 20118 or towntreasurer@townofmiddleburg.org.  The procedures for filing an appeal may be found in Town Code Chapter 97. 
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ATTENTION TOUR OPERATORS

As required under Town Code Section 103, any person, firm, corporation or organization that stages, promotes or conducts a tour on public property, including public rights-of-way, in the Town of Middleburg is required to secure a tour permit from the Town Administrator.  Click here for a copy of Chapter 103 (Tours) for details.  For more information, contact the Town Administrator at (540) 687-5152 or via e-mail at townadmin@middleburgva.gov
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ADOPTED FY '16 BUDGET
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FY '14 Audit Report
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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION SCHEDULE - SPRING 2016 - LOUDOUN COUNTY


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