Politics/Government

Town Council approves Washington budget

Laura Dodd, who has served as town clerk for more than 16 years, is retiring, and the council discussed briefly ways the town might replace her. The town will advertise for two possible part-time positions, but council members are still working on job descriptions and titles to attract the right candidates. […]

Politics/Government

Washington Town Council prepares for new post office

“I feel very confident for the post office to stay in the town of Washington,” said Mayor Fred Catlin. “From what I gather, it has been a done deal, but we just need to get the official signatures on pieces of paper. I hope I’m not cursing things by saying that, but I believe that is where we are, it just needs to get off peoples desks . . .” […]

Politics/Government

Plenty of parking would be provided for a future Washington post office

If you are one of those patrons who thinks having to park in the church parking lot across Main Street is an inconvenience, the U.S. Postal Service apparently agrees with you; and the public is invited and encouraged to attend two public forums on the town’s future and future land use, the first to be held 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at town hall. […]

Politics/Government

Town of Washington a big step closer to keeping its post office

The Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to hold a public hearing on its proposed acceptance of a $135,000 contract for purchase of a town-owned parcel of land on Warren Avenue at Leggett Lane, allowing for a specialized developer to construct a post office and lease it to the U.S. Postal Service. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices for Oct. 4

The Town Council meets on Monday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall. Agenda includes an update from the Planning Commission on a draft Planned Unit Development (PUD) ordinance, updates from the Town Task Forces, an update on recent changes by the Virginia legislature regarding B&Bs providing meal services, and an update on the Eatman/Eagle Gay Street Stub street vacation request. […]