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 - summer concerts, Art in the burg July 23 with other events on the same day! 

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

Mark your calendar for the Summer Sidewalk Sale, August 5, 6 & 7th - throughout town. 

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 Monday, July 25th

Work planned for next week:

Concrete crews will continue with the installation of granite curb at Jay Street. Will begin forming and grading process at

 Liberty and Hamilton Streets.

Conduit crew will be  taking care of foundations and junction boxes. 

 

Liberty, Hamilton & Marshall Streets are closed to access from Washington Street.
 Access is Marshall to Jay Street, enter in their Jay Street entrance.
There is an entrance to the EXXON off of Rt. 50, but you must exit on to Jay Street to Marshall.
Middleburg Deli - enter from Jay & Liberty 
Richard Allen Clothing & Duchessa - enter as directed by Rick & Robin
Second Chapter Books & Public Restrooms, enter from Federal to Liberty Street
Bella Mera Bridal- enter from Federal & Hamilton Street
Washington Fine Properties/Armfield, Miller & Ripley- access from Jay to their back parking lot entrance
Royston Funeral Home - enter from Marshall Street


To print a PDF of the above map
CLICK HERE

The crews will  be working on Saturdays.  They will begin work at 7 am. 


 

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

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.



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

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
economicdevelopment@middleburgva.gov




ANNOUNCEMENTS:


LOCATION CHANGED!!!

Enjoy Bluemont Concert Series concerts at The Hill School July -  23 & 30th -7:30 pm 

Requested admission:
$5 per person, $4 Bluemont Friends & Seniors, $2 kids under 12

July 23 - Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie - Bluegrass
July 30 - Beltway Brass Quintet - Jass Standards

If outdoors, the concerts will be in the Amphitheater at the bottom of the parking lots Bring a chair, a blanket, a picnic, enjoy the music!  If inside - chairs are already set up - no food or drink in the theater - but can be enjoyed before the concert and at intermission in the admission area.
Thank you to Hill School for helping during construction and hot and stormy weather!

130 S Madison Street - follow the signs!


SPECIAL ELECTION
TOWN COUNCIL VACANCY


A special election will be held on Tuesday, November 8th in order to fill a vacancy on the Middleburg Town Council.  This vacancy was created by the resignation of Erik Scheps.  The successful candidate will fill the remainder of this term, which will expire June 30, 2018.

The Town Council meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 6:00 p.m. and in special sessions as needed.

In order to be listed as a candidate on the ballot, interested individuals must file the necessary paperwork with the Loudoun County Registrar, Ms. Judy Brown, by the close of business on August 19, 2016.  In order to qualify as a candidate, an individual must be a citizen of the United States; be at least eighteen years of age at the time of election; be a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a year immediately preceding the election; reside within the Town of Middleburg; and, be registered to vote in the Town of Middleburg.

For more information on registering to become a candidate, please contact the Registrar's Office at (703) 777-0548.
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COMMITTEE VACANCIES
MIDDLEBURG ARTS COUNCIL , GO GREEN & PLANNING COMMISSION

The Middleburg Town Council is accepting letters of interest from individuals who wish to be considered for service on any of 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. (Need not  be a Town resident)

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 6:30 p.m. and in work session on an as-needed basis.  Terms are for a two-year period. (Need not be a Town resident)

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 any of these committees is asked to send a letter of interest with a resume no later than August 16, 2016 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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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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VIRGINIA FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA)/
PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS


To request records from the Town of Middleburg, you may direct your requests to Rhonda S. North, MMC, Town Clerk.  She can be reached by phone at (540) 687-5152; via email at townclerk@middleburgva.gov; in person at 10 West Marshall Street; in writing at P. O. Box 187, Middlburg, Virginia 20118; or via fax at (540) 687-3804.  You may also contact her with questions you have concerning requesting records from the Town.  In addition, the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council is available to answer any questions you may have about FOIA.  The FOIA Council may be contacted by email at foiacouncil@dls.virginia.gov or by phone at (804) 225-3056 or 1-866-448-4100 (toll free).

Click here for a copy of Middleburg's Rights & Responsibilities:  The Rights of Requesters and the Responsibilities of the Town of Middleburg Under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. 

Click here for a copy of the Town's FOIA Application Form to assist you in making a request should you wish to use a form.
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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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Click on the picture of Barkley
to see a pdf document with very important tips on keeping your dog safe and healthy in Middleburg.