TOWN OF URBANNA
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
OF PROPOSED BOND ISSUE BY THE TOWN OF URBANNA

The Council of the Town of Urbanna will hold a public hearing on the proposed issuance of bonds by the Town pursuant to Virginia Code Section 15.2-2606 of the Public Finance Act. The estimated maximum amount of the bonds is $1,056,000. The proposed use of the bond proceeds is to pay costs of capital improvements to the Town’s water system, including a new water well. The public hearing which may be continued or adjourned, and at which persons may appear and present their views on the proposed bond issue, will be held at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on December 15, 2022, before the Council in the Town Council Chambers, 390 Virginia Street, Suite B, Urbanna, Virginia.

Town of Urbanna
Notice of Public Hearing

The Urbanna Town Council will hold a public hearing on November 17, 2022 at 7:00 PM to receive public input on the following:

ORDINANCE NO. 22-03

ORDINANCE NO. 22-03 PROHIBITS TALL GRASS AND WEEDS AND REQUIRES THE REMOVAL OF GARBAGE, TRASH REFUSE AND CLUTTER; IT AUTHORIZES THE CUTTING OF TALL GRASS AND WEEDS AND REMOVAL GARBAGE, TRASH, REFUSE AND CLUTTER BY THE TOWN AFTER NOTICE TO THE PROPERTY OWNER; THE PROPERTY OWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COST AND EXPENSE AND SUCH MAY BE COLLECTED AS TAXES ARE COLLECTED OR RECORDED AS A LIEN AGAINST THE PROPERTY. ORDINANCE NO. 22-03 IS AUTHORIZED BY THE GRANT OF AUTHORITY CONTAINED IN VA. CODE § 15.2-901.

Copies of the proposed ordinance is available on the Urbanna website at urbannava.gov and at the Town Hall of Urbanna at 390 Virginia Street, Suite B in Urbanna. For additional information, contact Garth Wheeler at 804-758-2613 or g.wheeler@urbannava.gov. Written comments may be submitted to the Urbanna Town Hall or email to Martha Rodenburg, Town Clerk at m.rodenburg@urbannava.gov, before the close of business on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

If you wish to speak at the hearing, you may sign-up prior to the meeting in person or by contacting Martha Rodenburg, Town Clerk. Anyone requiring assistance to participate in the public hearings is asked to contact Town Hall at 804- 758-2613 prior to the public hearings so that appropriate arrangements/accommodations can be made.

11.03 & 11.10.22

Town of Urbanna
Notice of Public Hearing

Please take notice that the Urbanna Town Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers, 390 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA 23175 to consider the following:

AN APPLICATION FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT SUBMITTED
BY OYSTER ROAD DOCKS, LLC, (LEWIS HALL), TO CONSTRUCT A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING
WITHIN A B-2 ZONED AREA FOR LOT 20A 1-113
(WHICH CONSISTS OF +/- .20 ACRES) ON OYSTER
ROAD IN THE TOWN OF URBANNA.

All persons are invited to attend and express their views.

Any person requiring assistance in order to participate in the public hearing is asked to contact the Urbanna Town Clerk, Martha Rodenburg, at (804) 758-2613 or m.rodenburg@urbannava.gov prior to the public hearing so that appropriate arrangements may be made.

A copy of the application for the special use permit and other documents are available for review at the Urbanna Town Hall, 390 Virginia Street, Urbanna VA 23175 or by contacting Roy Kime at (804) 758.2613 or r.kime@urbannava.gov.

Town of Urbanna
Public Notice

Planning Commission-Special Use Permit Public Hearing
August 31, 2022

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Town of Urbanna
NOTICE OF MEETING CANCELLATION

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the monthly meeting of the Urbanna Town Council, scheduled for Thursday, August 25, 2022 has been canceled.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Urbanna Town Council will be their monthly work session scheduled for Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 7:00pm, 390 Virginia Street, Suite B.

Should you have any questions, please contact Garth Wheeler, Town Administrator at 804.758.2613 or g.wheeler@urbannava.gov, or Martha Rodenburg, Town Clerk at 804.758.2613 or m.rodenburg@urbannava.gov.

Town of Urbanna
NOTICE OF MEETING CANCELLATION

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the monthly meeting of the Urbanna Town Council, scheduled for Thursday, August 25, 2022 has been canceled.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Urbanna Town Council will be their monthly work session scheduled for Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 7:00pm, 390 Virginia Street, Suite B.

Should you have any questions, please contact Garth Wheeler, Town Administrator at 804.758.2613 or g.wheeler@urbannava.gov, or Martha Rodenburg, Town Clerk at 804.758.2613 or m.rodenburg@urbannava.gov.

Town of Urbanna
Notice of Public Hearing

The Urbanna Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers, 390 Virginia Avenue, Urbanna VA 23175 to consider the application for a special use permit submitted by Oyster Road Docks, LLC, care of Lewis Hall, for a residential dwelling within a B-2 zoned area for lot 20A-1-113 (which consists of +/- .20 acres) on Oyster Road in the Town of Urbanna.

All persons who would like to comment on the special use permit request should attend the public hearing to express their views. Any person requiring assistance in order to participate in the public hearing is asked to contact the Urbanna Town Clerk, Martha Rodenburg at (804) 758-2613 or m.rodenburg@urbannava.gov prior to the public hearing so that appropriate arrangements may be made.

A copy of the application for the special use permit and other documents are available for review at the Urbanna Town Hall, 390 Virginia Avenue, Urbanna VA 23175 or by contacting Roy Kime at (804)758.2613 or r.kime@urbannava.gov.

Town of Urbanna
Public Notice

Town staff will be conducting property evaluations over the next several weeks, going street by street reviewing any potential Town code and ordinance violations including, but not limited to, buildings without required permits, unregistered or inoperable vehicles, trash and clutter, and tall grass.

Letters and photographs will be sent to property owners in violation of Town codes and ordinances. and staff respectfully requests these violations be remedied as soon as possible. Failure to comply with the code and ordinances may result in town officials taking all corrective actions permitted by law.

Please see the following reminders below.

Trash

Town staff have received concerns regarding trash in yards, tall grass and yard waste, broken down vehicles, and discarded appliances and fixtures on properties. If any of these situations apply to you, please make it a priority to clean up your properties as soon as possible. Our garbage collection contractor cannot pick up large bulky items. If you need assistance in arranging bulk disposal, please call the Town office at 804-758-2613.

Zoning and other Permits

This is a reminder that zoning and building permits are required for most outdoor structures and accessories, including all permanent swimming pools, sheds etc. Additionally, if your project is within the historic district, you may also require the approval of the Historic Architectural Review Board. To begin the permit process, or for questions please contact Roy Kime at r.kime@urbannava.gov or 804-758-2613.

Ordinances

Parking or storage of unregistered or inoperative vehicles see - Section 17-6.11 and 12 Occupancy of motor vehicles and miscellaneous facilities for residential purposes see- Section 17-3.8 Removal of garbage, refuse, and weeds or tall grass see - Section 6-1through 6.

Military Banner Recepients

June 24th the Town held a military banner dedication which included the American Legion Riders Post 86, Beth Justice sang patriotic songs, Opening prayer and benediction by Town Administrator, Garth Wheeler; Larry Chowning, Guest Speaker and Historian; and remarks from our Mayor, Barbara Hartley. The banners may be viewed on Virginia and Cross Streets and will proudly be displayed through Labor Day. After they will be taken down for the winter and placed back up for Memorial Day 2023.

Click here to see the 41 recepients and sponsors

Public Notice
Urbanna Planning Commission
Urbanna Town Council

2021 Annual Water Quality Report for
The Town of Urbanna
Middlesex County

This Water Quality Report for calendar year 2021 is designed to inform you about your drinking water quality. Our goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water, and we want you to understand the efforts we make to protect your water supply. The quality of your drinking water must meet state and federal requirements administered by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH).

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Trash Schedule Reminder
Friday Pick-up Resumed!

Now through mid-November, trash pick-up days will be Tuesdays and Fridays.

For more information, please visit the Refuse Information page on the Town website.

NEW TRASH/REFUSE PICK-UP SCHEDULE
DISCONTINUATION OF RECYCLING SERVICE

Beginning August 16, 2021

Trash/Refuse collection

April through Mid-November (Friday after Oyster Festival)
Tuesdays & Fridays

Mid-November through March
Tuesdays only

CURBSIDE RECYCLING PICK-UP WILL BE DISCONTINUED

The last day for curbside recycling pick-up will be Wednesday, August 11, 2021

For more details, please visit the Refuse Collection Information page

Town of Urbanna
Public Notice

Notice to owner/operators of real property in the Town of Urbanna Operated as Short Term Rental Units

Section 17-5.18(2) of the Town Code of the Town of Urbanna requires the owner/operators of any short term rental unit to file an application for a Short Term Rental Permit with the Zoning Administrator.

Copies of Section 17-5.18, the application form along with rules and regulations governing short term rentals may be obtained at the Town hall during normal business hours. Also available are required business license applications and lodging tax forms.

The required forms for existing short term rental units must be submitted on or Before April 31, 2021. No new short term rental unit are permitted to operate until the application process has been completed and a permit granted by the Zoning Administrator.

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Town Meetings

Town Council Meeting
2022 Schedule*

*Due to unforeseen circumstances, meetings may be canceled, rescheduled, or special meetings scheduled. Should that happen, staff will ensure proper notification guidelines are followed.

Meeting & Event Calendar

Town Council Meeting

Held the fourth Thursday of each month.

Thursday, December 15 ~ 7pm
Held in Council Chambers

Agenda & Meeting Packet

Town of Urbanna
Annual Report
2021-2022

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Final Town Budget

Recent Town of Urbanna Audits

For the Year Ended June 30, 2019

For the Year Ended June 30, 2020

For the Year Ended June 30, 2021

Approved Budget
FY 2022-2023

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Below are the instructions to attend the electronic town hall meetings.

By Phone

Dial (571)317-3122

Use Access Code: 277765941

You can also attend the meeting using the GoToMeeting App

Use the link below to get the app

The agenda will be posted when finalized.

Thank you for your patience

Please contact Martha Rodenburg, Town Clerk with questions.

m.rodenburg@urbannava.gov ~ 804.758.2613