Swearing in Ceremony for Police Chief

Sarah BurchNews

The City of Buena Vista would like to invite everyone to the swearing in ceremony for our new Chief of Police, Wayne Handley, next Wednesday, July 5th at 10:00 am. The ceremony will take place in the General District Court Room at City Hall. We hope to see you there to welcome Chief Handley to our City.

City Manager Announces New Police Chief

Kristina RamseyNews

For Immediate Release Buena Vista, VA (May 2023) – City of Buena Vista City Manager, Jason Tyree, announces the hiring of Wayne F. Handley as the City’s new Police Chief. Chief Handley will begin his duties for the City of Buena Vista on July 1, 2023. Chief Handley comes to the City of Buena Vista from the City of Norfolk, … Read More

City Council Recognizes Business Appreciation Month

Kristina RamseyNews

At the May 18, 2023 City Council Meeting, members of City Council adopted a proclamation recognizing Business Appreciation Month. See the proclamation text below. Proclamation in Recognition of Business Appreciation Month WHEREAS, Buena Vista businesses have shaped and embodied the  entrepreneurial spirit that has driven revitalization and ensured economic growth and diversity in the City; and, WHEREAS, Buena Vista’s economic … Read More

Notice – Real Estate and Personal Property Tax

Kristina RamseyNews

All 2022/2023 Real Estate and 2023 Personal Property Tax Tickets have been mailed and are due by June 5, 2023. It is the responsibility of the taxpayer to see that the proper tax bill is received and paid on time. Office hours are 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. For your convenience, the Treasurer’s and Commissioner’s Offices will … Read More

City Council Honors Modine Manufacturing’s 60th Anniversary

Kristina RamseyNews

At the May 18, 2023 City Council Meeting, members of City Council adopted a proclamation recognizing and celebrating the 60th anniversary of Modine Manufacturing Company’s Buena Vista operations. See the proclamation below. ProclamationHonoring Modine Manufacturing Company’s 60th Anniversary of its Buena Vista Location WHEREAS, The City of Buena Vista is proud to celebrate Modine Manufacturing Company on the occasion of … Read More

Glen Maury Park Announces Delayed Opening of Lower Campground due to Global Supply Chain Disruptions

Kristina RamseyNews

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (April 20, 2023) Buena Vista, VA (April 2023) – The City of Buena Vista and Glen Maury Park regret to announce a delayed opening of the lower campground due to supply chain disruptions that continue to impact business operations across the globe. The remainder of the park will be open as usual, with the lower campground anticipated … Read More

Tourism Event Sponsorship Opens April 1

Kristina RamseyNews

LEXINGTON, Va. (March 20, 2023) – The Rockbridge Regional Tourism Board is offering a sponsorship opportunity for local tourism events in Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County. Originally a COVID pandemic bounce-back initiative, the Rockbridge Regional Tourism Board has awarded funds to assist local events in their marketing efforts. The 2023 sponsorship application window opens April 1 and closes May 3. … Read More

Outdoor Recreation Workshop Planned | Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC)

Kristina RamseyNews

Do you want to help Buena Vista thrive through an outdoor recreation economy? Join us April 4-5! Buena Vista, VA (March 2023) – Buena Vista is one of twenty-five communities in the nation selected as part of the Recreation Economy for Rural Communities planning assistance program. The program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the USDA Forest Service, and the Appalachian … Read More