City Requests Proposals for Construction of Housing

Kristina RamseyNews

In an effort to stimulate the construction of new housing, the City released a request for proposals Friday, January 14, 2022, for construction on three City-owned properties. Each of these undeveloped parcels, located in different neighborhoods, have been owned by the City for decades. There is currently strong demand for housing, and while six new houses were built in 2021, … Read More

December Water Bill Due Date Extended

Kristina RamseyNews

Due to holiday office closures, December water bills are now due on January 3, 2022. The payment drop box at the rear of the building may be used for payments pertaining to the treasurer’s office.

The Advancement Foundation’s AgTech Center Wins State Grant

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News Gazette – Ag Tech Center Wins State Grant Written by Ed SmithPublished on Wed, 12/22/2021 – 12:00am A GO Virginia grant of $550,000 is being awarded to The Advancement Foundation’s agricultural technology center that is being developed in the former Mundet-Hermetite factory building in Buena Vista. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that the ag tech center in Buena Vista … Read More

Notice from the Treasurer | Tax Payments Due December 6th

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All 2021/2022 Real Estate and 2021 Personal Property Tax Tickets have been mailed and are due by December 6, 2021. It is the responsibility of the taxpayer to see that the proper tax bill is received and paid on time. 2021 Dog Tags went on sale November 15, 2021 and are due by January 31, 2022. Office hours are 8:30 … Read More

Five Local Events Receive Regional Tourism Sponsorship

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 23, 2021 Five Local Events Receive Regional Tourism Sponsorship LEXINGTON, Va. (November 23, 2021) – The Rockbridge Regional Tourism Board has awarded more than $9,500 to local event planners in phase two of their event sponsorship program, an initiative approved in March 2021 to assist with COVID recovery in 2021 and 2022. The second round of … Read More

Lexington & the Rockbridge Area Tourism and the City of Buena Vista bring LOVE to Downtown Buena Vista

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NEWS RELEASE: VTC LOVEwork in Buena Vista, Virginia Lexington & the Rockbridge Area Tourism and the City of Buena Vista bring LOVE toDowntown Buena Vista, Virginia. Visitors encouraged to take pictures and share on social mediawith #LOVEVA and #LoveBuenaVistaVA Buena Vista, Virginia (11/22/21)– The City of Buena Vista, Virginia will host Virginia Tourism’s life-sizedLOVE artwork from 11/23/21 to 12/3/2021 at … Read More

Halloween 2021

Kristina RamseyNews

Some communities choose the date, time, and other restrictions associated with Halloween trick-or-treating, the City of Buena Vista does not. We encourage those that choose to participate in trick-or-treating to plan ahead and exercise caution. Citizens are encouraged to use flashlights when walking on neighborhood streets and to supervise children as they go from house to house. We also encourage … Read More

2021 Leaf Collection Schedule

Kristina RamseyNews

Leaf collection in Buena Vista will begin on November 1, 2021. Leaves should be placed adjacent to the curb or pavement prior to 7 am on Monday of the scheduled week. If a weekly scheduled area is completed prior to the end of the week, leaves will be collected within other areas and return to the normal schedule on the … Read More