The City of Buena Vista and The Advancement Foundation Awarded a Major Industrial Revitalization Grant for Revitalization of Industrial Plant located in the Downtown District

Kristina RamseyNews

Buena Vista, Virginia (January 2023) – The Advancement Foundation (TAF), in partnership with the City of Buena Vista, is pleased to announce the award of a $985,000 Commonwealth of Virginia Industrial Revitalization Fund (IRF) grant to renovate the former Mundet building, a 38,000 square foot former manufacturing facility located along the Maury River in Buena Vista. Purchased in 2021 by … Read More

Main Street Buena Vista Joins DHCD’s Mobilizing
Main Street Program Cohort

Kristina RamseyNews

Buena Vista, VA – Main Street Buena Vista is joining the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) first-ever Mobilizing Main Street Program cohort-based program. This two-year program will provide the framework for targeted organizational development support to Exploring Main Street (EMS) communities interested in pursuing Advancing Virginia Main Street (VMS) designation and Main Street America accredited status. “It’s … Read More

January 10th Finance Committee Meeting Canceled

Kristina RamseyNews

The Finance Committee meeting scheduled for today, January 10, 2023, has been canceled due to the Special Election taking place. The meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday January 17, 2023.

Notice – Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Due

Kristina RamseyNews

All 2022/2023 Real Estate and 2022 Personal Property Tax Payments are due by December 5, 2022. It is the taxpayer’s responsibility to see that the proper tax bill is received and paid on time. 2022 dog tags are due by January 31, 2023. Citizens 65 or older or citizens totally disabled with an income of $30,000 or less per household … Read More

We Want Your Input for Town Square!

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We are excited to host our first public input session on the design of the Town Square next Thursday, November 10th, at the Farmer’s Market from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Stop by to provide your feedback on conceptual designs! November 10th is the best time to provide input, but if you can’t make it, visit www.buenavistava.org/town-square next week for … Read More

Water Tank Repair – 10/20/22

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Public Works is repairing a water tank at 19th of Spruce. Residents between 13th of Pine and 20th of Spruce may experience water pressure issues through the weekend. If you see water discoloration, allow it to run until clear. Passersby may see a constant flow of water from the fire hydrant at 19th of Spruce through the weekend. This is … Read More

2022 Leaf Collection Schedule

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UPDATE 11/29/22 – Due to the November rain, crews are approximately a week and a half behind the original leaf collection schedule (below). Leaf collection in Buena Vista will begin on November 7, 2022. Leaves should be placed adjacent to the curb or pavement prior to 7 am on Monday of the scheduled week. This schedule is tentative and subject … Read More

Tourism Event Sponsorship Opportunity Opens September 1

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Rockbridge Regional Tourism Board is offering a sponsorship opportunity for local tourism events occurring between January and June 2023 and located within Lexington, Buena Vista, or Rockbridge County. Funds will be awarded based on the strength of the request, if the event will attract out-of-town visitors, and how well the event aligns with tourism goals and objectives for the entire … Read More