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Maury Express Service Update

August 27, 2021 

The Maury Express transportation system will resume Saturday service on September 4th. Service will operate from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Fare is still free at this time to help eliminate touch points. Per latest TSA update, the mask mandate has been extended to January 18th, 2022, and as such, all patrons of public transportation are required to wear a face covering to use the services.

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NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING NOTIFICATION: Diamond Hill Utility Project

August 26, 2021 

Public Works will be holding informal block party meetings to provide information on the upcoming Diamond Hill Utility Project. This is open to all citizens of Lexington but more specifically those who live on N. Randolph St, E. Henry St, Tucker St, Fuller St, W Washington St, Marble Ln, Massie St, Hanna Ln, Maury St, Peyton St, or N. Lewis St.

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Central Shenandoah Health District to Offer Third Dose Boosters of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines to Immunocompromised Individuals

August 18, 2021 

(STAUNTON, Va.) -- The Virginia Department of Health’s Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), will begin to offer third dose booster shots of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines to immunocompromised individuals effective immediately in accordance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance. These shots will be available at all CSHD COVID-19 vaccine clinics that offer mRNA vaccines.

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City of Lexington Hires New General Registrar

August 11, 2021 

Jackie Harris is a seasoned elections professional, having worked in many facets of the industry. She has previously served as a General Registrar in the Commonwealth of Virginia, worked for the West Virginia Secretary of State as a Policy Analyst, and assisted with the development and deployment of voting systems for Military and Overseas voters as well as those with print disabilities. She has served on overseas election observation missions and has participated in a number of election-related panels and commissions. She has also received a national-level professional certification, Certified Elections/Registration Administrator, from the Elections Center/Auburn University.

Jackie states, “I am very excited for the opportunity to work in the City of Lexington and serve the voters of this community. Working with the local Electoral Board, I hope to use what I have learned in the past to help ensure future elections are fair, secure and accessible.”

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Impact Notice: Providence Hill Area Sanitary Sewer Camera Inspection Work

July 30, 2021 

The City of Lexington presently has a contract with AM-Liner East for sanitary sewer lining services in your neighborhood. The first step in this process is to clean and video inspect the City’s sanitary facilities. Am-Liner East has subcontracted KRG Utility to perform these services. KRG anticipates starting this work on August 2nd , 2021. You may see manpower and equipment required for this endeavor in the public right-of-way, or around your premises, depending on the location of the City’s infrastructure.

In the future, you will again be notified regarding AM-Liner East’s schedule for point repairs and actual lining services. Lining and Point repair services are anticipated to begin August 9th 2021.

Should you have any question relating to this work, please contact myself, or Doug Sisson, at (540) 463 -3154.


Jeffrey A. Martone, P.E.

Director of Public Works

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City of Lexington 2022 General Reassessment

July 29, 2021 

The City of Lexington has retained Wampler-Eanes Appraisal Group, Ltd., to perform the City’s 2022 General Reassessment, effective July 1, 2022. The City is on a 4-year reassessment cycle.

It is anticipated that members of the reassessment team will begin visiting properties on Monday, October 4, 2021. They will be carrying photo I.D.’s and will have magnetic City Reassessment signs on their cars. “We want to alert the public to this, because our assessors will be coming out to resident’s homes to look at dwellings and their property in general, as well as, to take exterior pictures/measurements in order to determine the fair market value,” said Gary L. Eanes, Vice-President of Wampler-Eanes Appraisal Group, Ltd. “Also, it is our ultimate goal to get a good, accurate assessment of all real estate in the City,” said Eanes.

The field assessments are expected to be completed in Spring 2022 and the notices of the proposed change in the assessed value will be mailed out to property owners in April 2022. These notices will give the details on the method of appealing the proposed assessed value.

Wampler-Eanes’ home office is in Daleville, Virginia and over the last 25 years, the owners, Steven I. Wampler and Gary L. Eanes have performed 128 reassessments in 55 Virginia and North Carolina localities.

If residents have any questions as to the reassessment, please call the City of Lexington Commissioner of the Revenue’s office at 540-462-3701.

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2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

June 1, 2021 

This report is designed to provide you with valuable information about your drinking water quality.

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