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Town of Luray, Virginia

PO Box 629   ::   45 East Main Street, Luray, VA 22835

Town Office: (540) 743-5511  ::  Events Calendar

                             Fax: (540) 743-1486

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DROUGHT/LOW WATER SUPPLY STATUS

Oct. 2017: Steamflow Water Supply Status for the Shenandoah Valley: Emergency

Groundwater levels, precipitation deficits, and reservoir storage status as indicated below:

 

NOTICE: The Town of Luray Public Works and Police Departments wish to notify you of: Sidewalk/Curb/Gutter Construction Activities: Material Removal & Concrete Replacement at East Main Street In Front of the Town Office & the Former Uncle Buck's Restaurant. This Construction Period is planned for Monday, July 19, 2021, through Thursday, July 22, 2021 (weather permitting) Concrete curing time will extend through 7/25/2021. PLEASE BE ALERT FOR THE SHORT-TERM TRAFFIC INTERRUPTIONS & LANE CLOSURES THAT U4Y AFFECT DRIVING & PARKING IN THIS SECTOR. INTERMITTENT FLAGGING OPERATIONS WILL LIKELY OCCUR. TWO-WAY TRAFFIC WILL BE MAINTAINED BY THE CONTRACTOR. NOTE: Portions of the Sidewalk Sections in this Work Zone will be Closed during Construction. Pedestrian Detours will be provided by the Contractor. Dust, noise, traffic delays, and altered travel ways will likely occur. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

 

NOTICE: At their July 12, 2021 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: At their June 14, 2021 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

During 2021, the Town of Luray Public Works Department will be offering the following services.  If you have questions, or if your items were not picked up, please call 743-5511.

 

SPRING CLEAN-UP DATES    No Appointment Needed.

March 29 – April 5, 2021   East of 340 Business (Broad Street)

April 6 – April 12, 2021   West of 340 Business (Broad Street)

 

FALL CLEAN-UP DATES    No Appointment Needed.

Sept 27 – Oct 1, 2021    East of 340 Business (Broad Street)

October 4– 8, 2021    West of 340 Business (Broad Street)

 

The Town will be collecting large items for disposal.  Items must be placed at the curb no later than 7:00 a.m.  NO brush, tires, batteries, computers, TV’s, tube lights, or items that contain fluid of any type will be picked up.  Refrigerators, Freezers, and other similar items must have the doors removed and placed beside the units for disposal. NO hazardous materials or anything that the landfill will not accept.

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SPRING BRUSH PICK-UP   *Please Call for an Appointment – 743-5511

April 22 and 23, 2021  and  June 16, 17 and 21, 2021

 

FALL BRUSH PICK-UP   *Please Call for an Appointment – 743-5511

 August 19 and 20, 2021 and   October 21 and 22, 2021

 

The Town will be collecting brush for disposal.  Brush must be placed at the curb no later than 7 a.m.  NO large items or other trash will be collected during these times.  Please limit each residence to no more than one (1) normal pick-up truck load of brush.

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LEAF COLLECTION     No Appointment Needed.

November 1 through December 10, 2021

 

The Town will be collecting bagged (paper, NOT plastic) leaves, grass clippings and yard plant material only.  There is to be no trash, brush, or sticks mixed in the bags or placed at the curb. Please place the bagged leaves by the curb no later than 7:00 a.m., and fasten bags shut.

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CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION   No Appointment Needed.

 January 3 – 14, 2022

 

The Town will be collecting trees after the holiday season.  Please place at the curb no later than 7 a.m.  Please remove all ornaments, tinsels, and lights.  Only natural Christmas trees (not artificial) will be picked up during these times.

 

NOTICE: At their May 10, 2021 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: REFUSE CUSTOMERS: The Town of Luray has been notified by Waste Management that all rollout repairs and replacements will now be handled by Waste Management. Historically, the Town Maintenance Staff have repaired rollouts and replaced damaged cans as requested by refuse customers. Town staff will no longer have access to repair materials including lids,. wheels, and cans. Requests for repairs should still be directed to Town Hall by calling (540)-743-5511. At this time, a work order for the repair will be entered into the Town's records. Repairs will then be sent to Waste Management, but they will only be conducted one day per week. Customer repairs will no longer be made on a daily basis by Town Maintenance. We appreciate your patience as this transition is made. Please note that there will be no changes to daily waste collection procedures. This change is only in reference to damaged rollouts and the associated repairs.

 

NOTICE: At their March 8, 2021 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: At their February 8, 2021 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: The Town of Luray Special Meeting The Luray Town Council will hold a Special Meeting on Saturday February 6, 2021 at 10:00 am Mimslyn Inn 401 West Main Street The purpose of these Special Meetings will be to conduct a Town Council Retreat to discuss goals and objectives.

 

NOTICE: At their January 11, 2021 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: The Luray Town Council will hold Special Meetings on Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 10:00 am and Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 5:00 pm at Chambers at Town Hall(45 East Main Street).The purpose of these Special Meetings will be to conduct interviews of candidates for the vacant Town Council seat. Interviews will be conducted in Closed Meeting as authorized by Section 2.2-3711(A) (1) of the Code of Virginia.

 

NOTICE: 2021 Holiday Schedule:

  • Friday January 1 2021 New Year's Day
  • Monday January 18 2021 Martin Luther King Day
  • Monday February 15 2021 President's Day
  • Friday April 2 2021 Good Friday
  • Monday May 31 2021 Memorial Day

 **Council Optional/

  • Friday June 18 2021 Juneteenth ** State Observed
  • Friday July 2 2021 Employee Picnic 1/2 day
  • Monday July 5 2021 Independence Day (4th on Sun.)
  • Monday September 6 2021 Labor Day
  • Monday October 11 2021 Columbus Day
  • Thursday November 11 2021 Veteran's Day
  • Wednesday November 24 2021 Thanksgiving 1/2 day
  • Thursday November 25 2021 Thanksgiving
  • Friday November 26 2021 Thanksgiving
  • Thursday December 23 2021 Christmas Holiday
  • Friday December 24 2021 Christmas Holiday
  • Monday December 27 2021 Christmas Holiday

 

 

NOTICE: At their December 14, 2020 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: The Town of Luray is proud to announce that the Town has been awarded funding through the Virginia Trees for Clean Water Grant administered by the Virginia Department of Forestry to plant trees along Hawksbill Creek.   READ ANNOUNCEMENT

 

NOTICE: The Town Council has established a COVID-19 Small Business Grant to assist our local small businesses with their operation capital expenses to reestablish or continue business operations that have been impacted by COVID-19. GET DETAILS

 

NOTICE: At their October 13, 2020 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: Sign Permits and Regulations (tap to open)

 

NOTICE: The Town of Luray Town Council has been requested to consider a Resolution regarding equal protection and equality.  The Town Council has requested that Town residents provide their comments on the Resolution and have an opportunity to offer suggestions for modifications:

Please provide your comments and suggestion by email to: council@townofluray.com

 

RESOLUTION EQUAL PROTECTION & EQUALITY FOR TOWN CITIZENS - BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Town of Luray hereby proclaims its intentions to promote and ensure its residents shall be free and safe from discrimination of all types.

Small Virginia communities have always played an important role in setting the standard for safety, security and harmony in the lives of all of its citizens.  Residents deserve to live in a community that is culturally sensitive, responsive, and provides a safe environment for its residents, children, families, and elders to live, grow and prosper.

The Town proclaims that discrimination of all types, no matter its base, including discrimination based upon race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or age have no place in this Town.  The Town of Luray hereby pledges to do its part in advocating and enforcing equal protection of the laws and rights of all of its citizens and to promote the welfare of this community.  This Town will work to move forward with a community that is blind to labels and titles and is intolerant of discrimination. The Town seeks to unify all of its people under the banner of equality.

The Town proclaims that it will endeavor to continue to build and create an inclusive community.  Wherever there is a system of oppression within its boundaries, the Town will work to positively heal this system. Wherever there are Town individuals, citizens, families, groups, and organizations that are marginalized, the Town will work positively to promote healing, reconciliation, and justice.

The Town proclaims that the laws of this community, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the United States of America apply equally to all of its citizens, as guaranteed by both the U.S. Constitution and that of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Town will use its resources and the power of its people to guarantee its citizens such protections.  Moving forward, the people of the Town are united as one.  [ VIEW/DOWNLOAD PDF FORMAT ]

 

NOTICE: The Town of Luray Town Council has developed a partnership with the Lord Fairfax Community College Foundation to fund the Town of Luray CARES Scholarship to assist Luray residents who were financially impacted by COVID-19.  If your job or your family’s source of income was disrupted by COVID-19, you could qualify for the CARES Scholarship that will cover 75% of tuition - up to $2,000 per resident - for classes provided by LFCC Workforce Solutions, which will assist in continuing education, job training, and career preparation. Applications can be found HERE and on the Lord Fairfax Community College Foundation website. [Download/View copy of this notice, with application, in PDF format.]

 

NOTICE: At their September 14, 2020 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: At their August 10, 2020 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: The Town of Luray has published its Town Council Meeting Agenda for its Regular Meeting scheduled for Monday, August 10, 2020. VIEW AGENDA

 

NOTICE: The Town of Luray’s Mission Statement included in our Personnel Policies Manual states “It is the mission of every Town employee to deliver quality service to our residents, customers, and visitors in an efficient, effective, and equitable manner in order to promote pride in our community.”

We believe that our employees and every person in our community deserves fair and just treatment.  The many voices of our community welcome all to Luray.

The Town of Luray rejects racism and is committed to working together with the community through understanding, compassion, and opportunity.

The Town Council will discuss the events leading to this statement at their August 10th meeting.

The Town of Luray seeks to continue our ability to serve our community, and welcomes any constructive suggestions to accomplish this goal.  If you have any suggestions, please contact the Town Manager at council@townofluray.com

 

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NOTICE: At their July 13, 2020 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: At their June 8, 2020 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions (read).

 

NOTICE: 2019 Annual Drinking Water Report

 

NOTICE: LDI No-Interest Relief Loans for Downtown Businesses

 

NOTICE: At their April 13, 2020 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions.  (click to read).

 

Recommended FY 2021 Town Budget

FY 2021 Budget Presentation

 

2020 Community Survey Results

 

NOTICE: At their March 10, 2020 Council Meeting, the Luray Town Council reviewed these issues and took these actions.  (click to read).

 

2019 Annual Report

 

 

 

 

 

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