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The Town of Victoria has taken delivery of its new semi-automated garbage truck and refuse carts. Town personnel began distributing carts on the west side of town on Friday, January 13, 2023 along with a letter explaining the new system. You may notice a mark painted on the ground where the cart was dropped off. This is where the cart needs to be placed for pickup with wheels and handle away from the street.
The Victoria Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM in the Victoria Municipal Building concerning the addition of 1.33 acres to the Town of Victoria Enterprise Zone.
The Victoria Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM in the Victoria Municipal Building concerning the adoption of a solar energy ordinance.
The 2022 Christmas Parade will be held Friday, December 2, 2022 at 7:00 PM. The parade entry form can be found at 2022 Christmas Parade Entry Form.
The annual fall migration of turkey vultures and buzzards through the Town of Victoria has begun. These migratory birds are federally protected species and it is against federal law to kill them without a federal permit. The Town of Victoria will be using pyrotechnics over the next few weeks to attempt to encourage the birds to move out of town. Thank you for your consideration as this problem is addressed.
The Victoria Town Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 7:00 PM at the Victoria Municipal Building to hear public input on a proposed transient occupancy tax on short term rental properties. A copy of the proposed ordinance may be viewed at the Victoria branch of the Lunenburg County Public Library System, Victoria Town Office, or online at Proposed Transient Occupancy Tax Ordinance,
Victoria and the surrounding area has been blessed with many dedicated UPS drivers through the years. One of those dedicated drivers, Scott Crawford, will be retiring at the end of the year. Scott has been with UPS for over 30 years and has been serving our area for over 20 years. In appreciation for his many years of faithful service, Tuesday, October 25, 2022 will be Scott Crawford Appreciation Day. Citizens and businesses are encouraged to show their appreciation for Scott's service to the area that day.
VA Code §15.2-1416(B) provides guidance for regularly scheduled meetings of public bodies and the rescheduling of those meetings due to falling on legal holidays. Due to Election Day falling on the second Tuesday of November, the regular meeting of the Victoria Town Council will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 7:00 PM at the Victoria Municipal Building.
The 2022 Autumn Day event for the Town of Victoria will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2022. The vendor registration form can be accessed at 2022 Autumn Day Vendor Form.
The 2022 Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 7:00 PM in Victoria. Anyone interested in participating in the parade is asked to submit an entry form. The form can be accessed at 2022 Christmas Parade Entry Form
The Towns of Kenbridge and Victoria are sponsoring the 2022 National Night Out event for Lunenburg County. The event will take place at Victoria Railroad Park on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Various first responders from the area will be on hand to meet the public. There will also be first responder vehicles on display. Free hotdogs, chips, and bottled water will be available for attendees. We hope to see you in the park Tuesday afternoon.
Oral Oaks Road will be closed between K-V Road and the Lunenburg County Solid Waste Convencience Site on Saturday, July 23, 2022 from 7:00 AM unitl 5:00 PM for a VDOT pipe replacement project. The convenience site can be reached by traveling Mecklenburg Avenue/Mecklenburg Street to Oral Oaks Road.
The Victoria pool is scheduled to open on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. The arrival of pool paint and the scheduling of the Virginia Health Department inspection have caused the opening to be pushed back to this date. Applications can be obtained at the Victoria Town Office or downloaded here, 2022 Pool Season Pass Application
The Town of Victoria is pleased to announce that effective June 1, 2022 Joel Manning will be the next police chief for the town. Along with Chief Manning, Officer Camden Lawson will be joing the department as a full-time police officer. The two officers are very enthusiastic about their new positions and are looking forward to working with the citizens of Victoria.