Notice of Possible Credit Card Scam

Kristina RamseyNews

🚨Watch out for scams!🚨 It has been brought to our attention that there is a link going around that claims to be a link to pay your water bill online using the “bvcity.org” url. This link will take you to a page that immediately asks for your credit card information. Please be advised, this is a scam! Water bills and … Read More

City Council to Hold Special Meeting on September 10, 2020 at 5 P.M.

Kristina RamseyNews

There will be a virtual, special called council meeting on Thursday, September 10th 2020 for the purpose of a second reading and vote on the Beverly Hollow Lane Plan of Development. For meeting information, see below: Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/5528910134 Meeting ID: 552 891 0134 Dial by your location        + 646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 552 891 0134

EDA Announces Small Business Recovery Grant Program

Kristina RamseyNews

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor of Virginia issued Executive Order 53 which, among other things, forced the closure of non-essential businesses in Buena Vista. The forced closure has severely impacted various retail, hospitality, entertainment, employment and administrative services, and travel-related businesses. The City received funding from the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The U.S. … Read More

City Offices Closed on Labor Day

Kristina RamseyNews

City offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020 in observance of Labor Day. Residential refuse pickup will be delayed by one day. Business refuse pickup will remain the same. Have a safe and happy Labor Day!

Economic Development Authority to hold Virtual Meeting September 2, 2020

Kristina RamseyNews

There will be a virtual Economic Development Authority meeting held on September 2, 2020 at 5 PM. See below for meeting information Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/5528910134 Meeting ID: 552 891 0134 Dial by your location1 646 558 8656Meeting ID: 552 891 0134

City Council Approves First Allocation of CARES Funds

Kristina RamseyNews

On Thursday, August 20th 2020, City Council approved the first allocation of funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress in March. This allocation totals $636,745. The first allocation included funding for: Business Recovery Grants – $50,000 The Buena Vista Economic Development Authority will administer grants using these funds to small businesses affected by … Read More

Economic Development Authority to Hold Virtual Meeting August 26th

Kristina RamseyNews

There will be a virtual Economic Development Authority meeting held on August 26th 2020 at 5 PM. See below for meeting information Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/5528910134 Meeting ID: 552 891 0134 Dial by your location1 646 558 8656Meeting ID: 552 891 0134

Virginia Department of Health to Host FREE COVID-19 Testing Event on August 18th

Kristina RamseyNews

The Virginia Health Department is offering free COVID-19 testing on Tuesday, August 18th from 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM at the Rockbridge Regional Dispatch Center, 100 Banner Ln, Buena Vista, VA 24416. Preference for testing will be given to symptomatic individuals or contacts of a known COVID-19 case. See below for more APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED. To schedule an appointment: Call … Read More

City Council Continues to Accept Applications for City Manager Position

Kristina RamseyNews

Buena Vista, an independent City of approximately 6,400 citizens, is in the midst of an economic revitalization and is looking for a new City Manager with the strategic vision, energy, and leadership necessary to accelerate and advance this revitalization.   The City is looking for an experienced, goal-oriented, and data-driven individual with strong interpersonal and leadership skills.  The City Manager must … Read More

Labor Day Committee Makes Decision on 2020 Labor Day Events

Kristina RamseyNews

It is with great sadness that we announce that will be postponing the 50th Labor Day Parade and Festival until next year. It is heartbreaking to postpone this tradition, but the health of our community, participants, and spectators is of the upmost importance. We do still plan to make this an election kick-off to remember!! Please stay tuned for an … Read More