Town of Middleburg, VA

News/Announcements:


Welcome from Mayor Betsy Allen Davis:


I hope you can find the information or a link that you need. If not, 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 cpearson@townofmiddleburg.org 
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 in one of our local inns, they have very comfortable rooms - Middleburg Country Inn & The Red Fox Inn and Tavern.  Salamander Resort and Spa has very comfortable overnight options, spa treatments and many activities:  check their website for details - http://www.salamanderresort.com/resort-calendar



NOTE FROM THE TOWN ADMINISTRATOR:
If you are experiencing no water from possibly a frozen meter, or other causes - please first contact the town office 540-687-5152 Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. After hours or if the office is closed call the emergency number
540-325-0748 before you call a plumber. Inboden Environmental Services is responsible for our water/waste water systems. IES can determine if there is a problem with the town's equipment/system or if you need to call a plumber.

The Town is not responsible for your plumbing bills.  



ANNOUNCEMENTS:




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P
UBLIC HEARING NOTICE
MIDDLEBURG TOWN COUNCIL


The Middleburg Town Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers located at 10 W. Marshall Street, to consider AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE SCHEDULE OF WATER AND WASTEWATER CHARGES TO REVISE SEWER USER CHARGES.  If approved, the ordinance would increase the wastewater (sewer) user charges by five percent (5%).  No increase is proposed in the water user charges.  This would result in an overall utility bill increase of 2.42%.  (By authority of Virginia Code Sections 15.2-2111, 15.2-2119 and 15.2-2143.)

SEWER USERFEES
BI-MONTHLY RATES 

In-Town Current Proposed
Minimum of 2,000 gallons $29.36 $30.83
Over 2,000 gallons $14.38/1,000 gallons $15.10/1,000 gallons

Out-of-Town
Minimum of 2,000 gallons $38.85 $40.79
Over 2,000 gallons $21.35/1,000 gallons $22.42/1,000 gallons

The Town does not have any out-of-town customers at the present time.  No changes are proposed in the water and sewer availability fees, the connection fees or the miscellaneous water and sewer fees.

A copy of the ordinance is available for public inspection in the Middleburg Town Office, located at 10 W. 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 this public hearing to express their views.
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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
TOWN OF MIDDLEBURG


The Middleburg Town Council will hold a public hearing beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2014 to hear public comments on the following:

Special Use Permit 15-01:  A request of Anne Geraghty for a special use permit for professional office use on street level at 8 East Federal Street (PIN# 538-28-6101) zoned C-2 Town Commercial District.  

The hearing will take place at the Town Office, 10 West Marshall Street, Middleburg, Virginia.  The file for this application may be reviewed there from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, holidays excepted.  Questions may be directed to the Town Planner at (540) 687-5152 or by email at townplanner@townofmiddleburg.org

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

GO GREEN

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 adopted by the Council.  Their goal is to increase community awareness about environmental issues, such as the value of recycling, the importance of preserving water quality and the methods for 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.  

Anyone interested in serving on this Committee (do not need to be a Town resident) is asked to send a letter of interest no later than May 30, 2015 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
WELLHEAD PROTECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE


The Middleburg Town Council is accepting letters of interest from individuals who wish to be considered for service on the Wellhead Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC).  The WPAC is responsible for identifying key issues and challenges to developing and implementing a source water protection plan, reviewing options to address source water protection issues, reviewing and implementing the Wellhead Protection Plan and for making recommendations related to those items to the Mayor and Town Council.  Members should have experience and an interest in source water protection.  Terms are for a two-year period.  The WPAC meets quarterly on the third Tuesday of the month (January, April, July and October) at 6:00 p.m. and in work sessions as needed.

Anyone interested in serving on this Committee is asked to send a letter of interest no later than June 1, 2015 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
MIDDLEBURG ARTS COUNCIL


The Middleburg Town Council is accepting letters of interest from individuals who wish to be considered for service on the Middleburg Arts Council (MAC).  The MAC is responsible for coordinating the community cultural and art events sponsored by the Town of Middleburg, excluding the Christmas in MIddleburg event.  The MAC is responsible for staffing the events; for the formulation of the appropriate 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 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month; and, in work session on an as-needed basis.

Anyone interested in serving on this committee (need not be a Town resident) is asked to send a letter of interest no later than June 15, 2015 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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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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2014 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 2014.  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 13, 2015.  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, Debbie J. Wheeler, 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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ADOPTED FY '15 BUDGET
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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.