Town of Middleburg, VA

News/Announcements:


Welcome from Mayor Betsy Allen Davis:




Beginning August 5th, the Town is offering Free Trolley Rides every Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 11 am - 7 pm throughout town to help relieve parking issues through the end of October - Enjoy the free trolley rides - see map of stops below.   CLICK HERE for a PDF version of the Trolley Stops. 

The Virginia Department of Transportation is in the process of constructing 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:

Both lanes of traffic is open on Washington Street 
All side streets are open!


There will be temporary closings in areas
 for safety
 
 when punch list items need to be worked on. Please be careful of the workers.

Work planned for next week beginning August 29, 2016:

A & M will be working on punch list items.

Paving and Mill is scheduled to begin September 12 - watch for more updates on this.

 


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


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.  Enjoy FREE Trolley Rides, Fridays, Saturdays &Sundays, 11 am - 7 pm



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



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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
MIDDLEBURG TOWN COUNCIL


The Middleburg Town Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers located at 10 West Marshall Street, to consider AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TOWN CODE CHAPTER 87 PERTAINING TO SOLID WASTE.  If approved, the ordinance would, among other things, limit the number of refuse containers for single-family and/or multi family residential customers to no more than two (2) containers per unit, neither to exceed ninety gallons, per week; limit the number of refuse containers for non-residential customers to no more than four (4) containers, none of which may exceed ninety gallons, per week; require property owners and/or customers whose volume of refuse exceeds four (4) ninety gallon refuse containers per week to contract with a licensed solid waste hauler for the removal of their refuse; requires that restaurants contract for and provide their own dumpster for the removal of their refuse when required by the Town Administrator; require that hotels or other lodging establishments; apartments or commercial establishments contract for a dumpster and collection of refuse through a licensed solid waste hauler when the volume of their refuse exceeds the equivalent of four (4) ninety gallon containers per week per property.

A copy of the ordinance is 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 or may be viewed by clicking here.  All interested citizens are invited to attend this public hearing to express their views.
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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
MIDDLEBURG TOWN COUNCIL


The Middleburg Town Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers, located at 10 West Marshall Street, to receive public comment on a boundary line adjustment agreement to change the boundary line between Loudoun County, Virginia and the Town of Middleburg.  Click here for complete public hearing notice.

All interested citizens are invited to attend this hearing to express their views.  
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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
MIDDLEBURG TOWN COUNCIL


The Middleburg Town Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers, located at 10 West Marshall Street, to consider the lease of space in the lower level of Town property known as the Health Center located at 14 South Madison Street, Unit #5, to Second Chapter Books, LLC.  If approved, the initial lease would be for a one-year period, with an option to renew.

All interested citizens are invited to attend this public hearing to express their views.
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REQUEST FOR QUOTATIONS
INSTALLATION OF CHAIN LINK FENCE - WELL 6/STONEWALL AVENUE WATER TREATMENT PLANT


The Town of Middleburg is accepting quotations for the installation of approximately 476 lineal feet of six foot tall black vinyl coated chain link fence, with three strands of barb wire on top, around the Town's well, known as Well 6, located at the Stonewall Avenue Water Treatment Plant.  Click here for  more information.
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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, including an explanation of your interest in serving on the committee, with a resume no later than September 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 '15 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.