Pre-registration is available now.
Pre-registration is available now.
Plus, new crosswalk markings in an effort to increase pedestrian safety.
Join us in Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery to plant two new species of native trees.
A portion of Route 11 (Lee Highway) through Natural Bridge State Park in Rockbridge County is scheduled to be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, through Thursday, October 5.
Flashing yellow left-turn arrow traffic signals will be installed at seven intersections from Thursday, September 28, through Thursday, October 5. The intersections are located in Rockbridge County near Lexington, Augusta County near Fishersville, and Rockingham County near McGaheysville.
The Fall 2017 Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Day will be held on Saturday, October 7 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Rockbridge County Landfill
Public Works will begin curbside loose leaf collection in the city beginning Monday, October 16, 2017.
In preparation for waterline replacement along portions of Route 60, Woods Creek Trail will be closed off in front of Woods Creek Montessori School.
View the 2017 Virginia Water and Wastewater Report here.
The City of Lexington Fire Department is happy to announce that it has been awarded a grant by the Virginia Department of Health for additional doses of the drug Naloxone which is the antidote for opioid overdoses.
Lexington City Manager appointed to Governor McAuliffe’s Task Force on Public Safety Preparedness and Response to Civil Unrest
Click here to see the sample ballot for the November 7, 2017 General and Special Elections.
Lexington’s Fire Chief Ty Dickerson has been accepted by Virginia Department of Emergency Management into the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Program, “Leadership in Crises: Preparation and Performance”.
City Manager Noah A. Simon has announced today the appointment of Samuel Roman, Jr. as the next Police Chief for the City of Lexington.
The General Registrar’s office will be closed Monday, September 11, 2017 for mandated certification training. The office will reopen 9:00 AM Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
With Hurricane Irma approaching, it is important for citizens to get themselves, their families and homes prepared in the event of a natural distaster.
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Before heading to a disaster area, consider the complexities of the situation. To make the most of your efforts and assist impacted communities best, consider these tips for donating and volunteering responsibly:
This month, City of Lexington was officially accepted into the Certified Local Government (CLG) program.
Statement read by local religious leaders at City Council on August 17, 2017: Many of us never imagined we would be gathering here together in response to the racist violence of a Nazi rally in Charlottesville. Many of us are in shock, mourning, afraid, anxious.
Washington & Lee Football coaches and players will generously offer their time and expertise to lead a Rockbridge Area Recreation Organization youth football clinic at Wilson Field on Monday and Tuesday evening next week.
The City Council work session is scheduled on August 10, 2017 and the City Council public hearing is scheduled on September 7, 2017 for the adoption of the revised Zoning Ordinance.
Scheduled work of Dominion Energy will result in the closing of a portion of N. Randolph St. from the intersection of E. Washington St. to the property of Lexington Laundry at 14 N. Randolph St.
The City of Lexington will begin residential curbside pickup of glass recycling on July 31, 2017. This implementation of glass recycling is part of an effort to increase recycling rates and overall recycling awareness in Lexington.
The city has awarded a contract to Atkins Excavating, Inc. to replace the existing water distribution line on Randolph Street from Washington Street to Nelson Street. The project will replace a nearly 100 year old 6-inch cast iron pipe with a new 8-inch ductile iron pipe. A new fire hydrant will be installed and service lines will be replaced as needed.
The city has awarded a contract to Aaron J. Conner, General Contractor, Inc. to improve neighborhood wastewater collection lines in the Enfield Road area of the city. Work will be performed on Battery Lane, Confederate Circle, Pickett Street, Lampe Circle, and Willow Lane.
Major street resurfacing will begin at various locations around the City on Tuesday 30 May and take about 30 to 45 calendar days to complete, all weather permitting. The work will be performed by PAVCON Inc. and all worked will be performed Monday through Friday at work hours indicated in the paragraph below.
A public hearing will be conducted by the Lexington City Council at a meeting to begin at 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in the first floor meeting room of the Rockbridge County Administrative Offices, 150 South Main Street, to allow persons to appear and present their views about the applicants to the School Board with a three-year term beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2020.
Notice is hereby given that the City of Lexington will accept proposals on the preparation of appraisals of taxable and tax exempt real estate in Lexington, Virginia for the 2018 General Reassessment. The bid may be extended to the next General Reassessment solely at the option of the City and upon successful negotiation of project fees. This reassessment is to be effective July 1, 2018 for FY 19.
A Public Works crew will begin semiannual pavement marking and striping within the downtown area on Sunday April 23rd, weather permitting. It is expected the work will take 5 to 7 nights to complete. The crew will work from midnight to 8:00 AM to minimize disruption to traffic and normal business activity.
The City of Lexington is considering amending all Articles of the City’s Zoning Ordinance.
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality in cooperation with Virginia Tech’s Biological Systems Engineering Department and local involved stakeholders will host a public meeting on April 18, 2017 on a water quality study for Woods Creek.
On Monday 27 March, a Public Works crew will begin semiannual testing and inspection of fire hydrants throughout the city distribution system. Testing should be complete by the end of the week, but may be delayed by emergencies or weather. If delays occur the work will be completed the week of 3 April. Maintenance consists of checking all valves for proper operation and identifying leaks. All work will be performed during normal work hours, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation is performing bridge work on the Interstate 64 westbound bridge over Route 763 (Lincoln Road) and Mill Creek in Rockbridge County. This location is on I-64 between exit 56 at Interstate 81 and exit 55 at Route 11 in Lexington.
The City of Lexington, Virginia will receive SEALED BIDS in the Office of the Department of Public Works, 890 Shop Road, Lexington, Virginia 24450, until Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 11:00 AM, for the “Spring 2017 Street Resurfacing Program”. This project includes 26,333 SY of City Inventory street milling and asphalt paving (nominal 2” SM-9.5A) and 7,726 SY of Non-Inventory street asphalt overlay (nominal 2” SM-9.5AL). Contingency units for undercut, #21A stone base installation, asphalt patching, #21A shoulder replacement, and installation of asphalt berms are included.
The City of Lexington’s E. Nelson Street Drainage Improvement project will commence Tuesday, January 17, 2017. This project involves replacing an aged, structurally deficient, and inadequate 36” storm drain with new and larger pipe. This line crosses E. Nelson Street in the vicinity of the Walker Street intersection, running from just above the Sheetz entrance to the BB&T bank across the street.
The playing field at Jordan’s Point Park is now closed through about 9 September 2016 to perform annual aeration