We are pleased to announce that Jason L. Tyree has been hired to become the new City Manager for the City of Buena Vista, Virginia beginning on March 15, 2021. Jason was born and raised in Amherst County and has spent a considerable amount of time in and around the City and is quite familiar with Buena Vista. A graduate … Read More
Buena Vista City offices will be closing for the remainder of the day January 7th 2021 to sanitize the building due to COVID-19 exposure. Court scheduled for 2 p.m has been cancelled. Offices will reopen tomorrow, January 8th.
There will be a special called City Council meeting and Executive Session on January 12th 2020 at 5 p.m. via Zoom. Meeting information and agenda below. To Join the Zoom Meeting click the link below and enter the Meeting ID: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5528910134 Or Dial In: +1 646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 552 891 0134 Instructions for First Time Zoom Users … Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 12/30/2020 Revised Sign Ordinance The City of Buena Vista will hold a public hearing at its January Planning Commission meeting for an entirely new sign ordinance. The new sign regulations will simplify and clarify how signs are regulated, and reduce the types of signs that require a sign permit. Additionally, the changes will make the City … Read More
Buena Vista has been awarded a $45,000 grant to support business startups and expansion through the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)’s Community Business Launch (CBL) program. The City is partnering with The Advancement Foundation to run The Gauntlet business program and competition, which is a proven 10-week education and networking program culminating in a “pitch competition” for … Read More
The 10th Street entrance to the River Walk will look a little greener thanks to a recent tree planting project! Using grant funds from the Virginia Department of Forestry’s Trees for Clean Water program (VTCW), the City planted 13 trees on the edge of the parking lot and entrance to the River Walk on the north side of 10th Street. … Read More
Due to inclement weather, city offices will open at 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 17th. We apologize for any inconvenience! Please stay safe and continue to monitor local weather for updates.
City of Buena Vista Administrative offices are closed due to winter weather. Essential departments will remain open. The community is reminded to remain safe and stay home where possible. If able, please park vehicles in a way that will make plowing easier for both you and city staff. Find additional safety tips below: During a winter storm, stay off the … Read More
LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 10, 2020—A long-awaited project for the community is underway. A pedestrian bridge carrying the Virginia Military Institute-owned Chessie Nature Trail over the South River is expected to be replaced over the coming months. The original bridge was washed away by Hurricane Isabel in 2003, and ever since then, trail users have had to detour onto Stuartsburg Road … Read More
City Council will be holding an executive session on December 12th beginning at 9:00 AM at the McCauley Pavilion for the purpose of interviewing candidates for City Manager. Find the agenda here: