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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Loudoun to Offer Temporary Saturday Trash Drop-Off for Haulin’ Trash Customers

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Loudoun County will be offering a temporary trash drop-off service on the next two Saturdays to Loudoun residents who were customers of Haulin’ Trash. The household waste-hauling company informed customers earlier this week that it would cease o...

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County News
Posted on: December 2, 2022

Just in Time for Holiday Shopping: Loudoun County Auction Features Bargains on Surplus Items

Link to information about the Loudoun County surplus auction

Shoppers looking for bargains during the holiday shopping season will want to check out the current Loudoun County Surplus Auction. Featured items include: 

  • Assorted children’s DVDs and children’s furniture
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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Loudoun County Launches Veterans Treatment Docket

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The Virginia Supreme Court has approved Loudoun County’s application to establish a Veterans Treatment Docket, which is now scheduled to launch in December. Veterans treatment dockets are specialized court dockets led by the General District Court within ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Environmental Commission Seeks Nominations for Environmental Excellence Awards

Link to information about the Loudoun Environmental Excellence Awards

The Loudoun County Environmental Commission is calling for nominations for the inaugural Environmental Excellence Awards, honoring individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations and educators for their leadership on environmental issues. Each year, the ...

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County News
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Second-Half Real Property Tax Deadline is December 5, 2022

Link to information about taxes in Loudoun County

Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the second-half real property tax is Monday, December 5, 2022

Note that payments received or postmarked after December 5, 2022, will incur a 10% penalt...

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County News
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Loudoun County Transit Announces Opening of Dulles Transit Center Park and Ride Dec. 5

Link to information about Loudoun Transit service changes

Effective December 5, 2022, Loudoun County Transit will close the Dulles North Transit Center and move services to the new Dulles Transit Center Park and Ride lot located at 23200 Pacific Boulevard in Sterling to better meet passenger needs. 

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County News
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Loudoun Hosts Public Information Meeting on New Philomont Fire and Rescue Station December 8

Link to information about the Philomont Fire and Rescue Station Project

Loudoun County invites members of the community to attend a public information meeting regarding the new Philomont Fire and Rescue Station project to help shape what the new station will look like. The meeting will be held Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 6...

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County News
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Loudoun County Invites Public Input on American Rescue Plan Act Funding Priorities

Link to information about American Rescue Plan Act funding for Loudoun County

Loudoun County is asking residents and employers to provide input on how the county should spend $7.5 million of the $80 million it will receive from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which financially supports local communities as they address...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Help Shape the Future of Transit and Commuting Services in Loudoun

Link to information about the transit strategic plans

Loudoun County Transit and Commuter Services is seeking community input as the county works to update the strategic plans for its transit and commuter assistance programs. Members of the public are invited to provide comments about their transportation ne...

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County News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Virginia Telecommunications Initiative Broadband Project Continues in Loudoun

Link to information about efforts to expand broadband in Loudoun

Residents and businesses in areas of Loudoun that are part of the county’s Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI) broadband project with All Points Broadband (APB) might see crews working after the beginning of the year. Preliminary planning, permi...

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County News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Board of Supervisors Recognizes Winners of 2022 “Signatures of Loudoun Design Excellence Awards”

Link to information about the Signatures of Loudoun Design Awards

The Loudoun County Design Cabinet, a volunteer group of architects, engineers, planners, and designers dedicated to supporting quality design in Loudoun County, presented the 2022 “Signatures of Loudoun” design awards at the Board of Supervisors meeting N...

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County News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Loudoun County Announces Promotional Silver Line Bus Fare Waiver and Free Parking at Garages

Link to information about the Silver Line in Loudoun County

During its November 15, 2022, meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved waiving Metrorail station parking garage fees during the opening week of the Silver Line extension and waiving fares on the county’s new Silver Line bus routes.

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County News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Silver Line Opening Community Celebration Set for Saturday, November 19

Link to information about the Silver Line in Loudoun County

Loudoun County invites the community to join in a free celebration of the opening of the Silver Line Metrorail extension Saturday, November 19, 2022, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m., at Loudoun Station, 43751 Central Station Drive in Ashburn. 

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County News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Loudoun County Launches New Silver Line Bus Routes and Stops Beginning November 16

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Loudoun County will begin to phase in the largest update to its transit system in over a decade in concert with the opening of the Metrorail’s Silver Line extension, which includes three new stations in Loudoun County: Dulles International Airport, Loudou...

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County News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Four Things to Know about the Opening of the Silver Line Metrorail Extension in Loudoun County

Link to information about the Metrorail Silver Line extension into Loudoun County

Loudoun County is celebrating the opening of Metrorail’s Silver Line extension and the beginning of passenger service to and from the three new Metrorail stations in Loudoun. Metro provides Loudoun residents with a new transportation option for accessing ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

November 15 is America Recycles Day

Link to information about recycling in Loudoun County

On this America Recycles Day, Loudoun County officials encourage residents to make the “Pledge to Recycle” and join tens of thousands of people making a commitment to recycle more. Pledges will be entered in a regional prize drawing. Prizes include a $300...

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County News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Final Household Hazardous Waste Event of 2022 is November 19 in Sterling

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The final Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event of 2022 is scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2022, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at Claude Moore Park, 46150 Loudoun Park Lane in  Sterling. Loudoun residents are welcome to br...

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County News
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Loudoun County Human Services Nonprofit Grant Application Process is Now Open

Link to information about the nonprofit grant application process

Loudoun County’s grant application process for community nonprofit organizations is now open with the Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 2024) Human Services Nonprofit Grant Application available at loudoun.gov/nonprofitgrants.

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County News
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Loudoun County Hypothermia Prevention Shelter Opens November 15

Link to information about Loudoun County's homeless services

The Loudoun County Hypothermia Prevention Shelter will open Tuesday, November 15, 2022, for single adults aged 18 and older in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleepin...

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County News
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Overnight Lane Closures on Route 7 Scheduled to begin November 10 in Sterling

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Beginning Thursday, November 10, 2022, Loudoun County is planning overnight lane closures on Route 7 at the Lakeland Drive and Potomac View Road intersections in Sterling as part of the Route 7 Pedestrian Improvement Project. Single- and double-lane closu...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Loudoun Celebrates Graduates of the Adult Drug Treatment Court

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Loudoun County celebrated three graduates of the Adult Drug Treatment Court on October 26, 2022, in a ceremony hosted at the Loudoun County Courthouse. Drug treatment courts are specialized court dockets within the existing structure of Virginia's court s...

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Posted on: October 26, 2022

Loudoun Offers Mental Health Education & Substance Abuse Prevention Programs in November & December

Link to information about mental health and substance abuse training programs

Loudoun County offers ongoing mental health education and substance abuse prevention programs. All programs are free, but registration is required, and seats are limited. The schedule of upcoming classes for November and December 2022 is as follows:

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County News
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Six Things to Know about the November 8, 2022, General Election in Loudoun

Link to information about the November 2022 general election

Loudoun County voters will go to the polls Tuesday, November 8, 2022, for a general election. Here are six important things Loudoun County election officials would like voters to know before heading to the polls:

1. Know When to Vote

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County News
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Board to Consider Amendments Related to Airport Impact Overlay District November 9

Link to information about the Loudoun County Airport Impact Overlay District

At its November 9, 2022, public hearing, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will consider proposed changes to the county’s Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance and zoning map that would amend the county’s policies and zoning regulations pertaining to...

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County News
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Loudoun County Opens Survey of Youth & Parents to Help Young People Thrive

Link to information about a survey of Loudoun County youth and parents

The Loudoun County Advisory Commission on Youth (ACOY) is conducting a survey to gather information that will help inform county leaders when making decisions about services and programs designed to meet the needs of young people in the community.&nbs...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Loudoun to Host Agricultural Technology Field Day November 16

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Virginia Cooperative Extension - Loudoun (VCE Loudoun), along with its partners, will host an Agricultural Technology Field Day Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Middleburg Agricultural Research & Extension (MARE) Center, 552...

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County News
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Sterling Offices of Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue, Treasurer Moving

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The Sterling offices of the Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue and Treasurer are moving out of the county’s Eastern Loudoun Service Center to another building that is located approximately one-half mile away in the same Sterling office park. Begin...

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County News
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Loudoun County Hosts Electronics Recycling Event October 29

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Loudoun County will host an electronics recycling event Saturday, October 29, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Leesburg Park and Ride commuter parking lot, 19730 Sycolin Road, Leesburg (at the intersection of Gourley Transit Drive and Sycolin Road).&am...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Loudoun County Website Offers Environment & Energy News Subscription

Link to information about Loudoun County government environmental and energy initiatives

As the Board of Supervisors continues efforts to increase environmental sustainability and resilience for Loudoun residents and businesses, Loudoun County is making it easier for members of the public to stay up to date by expanding its subscription news ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Supervisors Adopt Public Input Procedures for Non-English Speakers

Link to information on how to provide comments at a Board of Supervisors meeting

During its October 18, 2022, meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors adopted changes to the Rules of Order that formalized the procedures for the translation of public input by non-English speakers during board meetings. In addition, the Board au...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Earns Champion of Disability Employment Award

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center has been recognized by the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) as a Champion of Disability Employment. 

“We are both delighted and humbled to be a recipient of this year’s Champion...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Loudoun County Transit Announces Ashburn North Park & Ride Lot Closure; Bus Service Adjustments

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Effective, Monday, October 24, 2022, Loudoun County Transit will close the Ashburn North Park and Ride lot permanently and make bus service changes to better meet passenger needs. The Ashburn North Park and Ride lot, located at 45151 Russell Branch Parkwa...

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County News
Posted on: October 18, 2022

Loudoun County Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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Loudoun County has been recognized for excellence in financial reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The county has received separate awards for the Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and its companion docume...

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Posted on: October 17, 2022

Public Information Meeting on Franklin Park’s Future Improvements Set for October 25

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Loudoun County and the Town of Round Hill invite members of the community to attend a public information meeting regarding future improvements to Franklin Park on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Franklin P...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Daniel Galindo is New Loudoun County Director of Planning and Zoning

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Daniel Galindo is Loudoun County’s new director of the Department of Planning and Zoning, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Galindo was promoted to director after serving as assistant director of the department since February 2021. Galin...

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County News
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Deadline to Register to Vote a Non-Provisional Ballot in November Election is October 17

Link to information about the November 8, 2022, general election

Loudoun County election officials remind residents that if they are not registered to vote or need to update their registration, they have until Monday, October 17, 2022, to do so in order to vote a non-provisional ballot in the November 8 general electio...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

U.S. Government Ends Use of Facility in Loudoun as Safe Haven for Afghan Nationals

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The use of the National Conference Center (NCC) in Lansdowne as a “safe haven” facility for Afghan nationals has come to an end. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced the departure of all Afghan nationals from the NCC.  

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County News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

John E. Hall is Loudoun County’s New Director of Housing & Community Development

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John E. Hall has been selected as the new director of the Loudoun County Department of Housing and Community Development, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Hall was selected after a nationwide recruitment. His appointment is effective Oc...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

American Rescue Plan Act Grant Funding Available to Loudoun Nonprofits

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Nonprofits and faith-based organizations serving Loudoun County residents are encouraged to apply for financial assistance available through the county’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.

A total of $2.5 million is available for distributi...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Business Hazardous Waste Collection Event Set for Oct. 6

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Loudoun County will host a hazardous waste collection event for businesses or otherwise non-residential generators on Thursday, October 6, 2022. Pre-registration is required to participate, and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 3...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Virginia Voters Receiving Notices from State Department of Elections

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Loudoun County election officials want voters to be aware of notices being sent by the Virginia Department of Elections to all Virginia voters this week regarding their polling locations for the November 8, 2022, general election. They want voters to know...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Community Development Block Grant Process is Underway in Loudoun

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Loudoun County has opened the application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service and community development...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Public Comment Period on Belmont Ridge Road Corridor Safety and Operational Study Opens Sept. 21

Link to information about the Belmont Ridge Road Corridor Study

Loudoun County is hosting an online public comment period to gain input from the public on the Belmont Ridge Road (Route 659) Corridor Safety and Operational Study. The comment period begins Wednesday, September 21, 2022, and is open through Wednesday, Oc...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Special Activities Planned for Hal & Berni Hanson Regional Park Grand Opening

Link to information about the grand opening for the Hal & Berni Hanson Regional Park

Loudoun County invites members of the public to enjoy the first full day of operations at the Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park on Saturday, September 24, 2022, with special events planned from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. To commemorate the opening of the par...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Virtual Public Meeting about Proposed Widening of Braddock Road Sept. 29

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on a proposed project on Braddock Road from the entrance of St. Paul VI High School to Loudoun County Parkway. The public information meeting will be held Thursday, September 29, 20...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Public Meeting Scheduled Sept. 28 on Red Hill Community Land Use Policies

Link to information about Red Hill Community CPAM Meeting

The Loudoun County Department of Planning and Zoning will hold a public meeting Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. to provide an update on a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (PDF) affecting the Red Hill community. The meeting, the second of two plann...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Prospective Jurors Needed for 2023 Jury Trials

Link to information about the jury selection process in Loudoun County

The Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Jury Management team is sending out 50,000 jury questionnaire postcards to Loudoun County residents for the purpose of determining who is qualified for jury duty in Loudoun County in 2023. These mailings have begun and wil...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Ribbon Cutting for Round Hill to Franklin Park Trail Project Set for September 27

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Loudoun County will celebrate the completion of construction of the Round Hill to Franklin Park Trail project and Main Street enhancements with a ribbon cutting Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the ceremony.&nb...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Early Voting for November Election Begins September 23 in Loudoun

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Loudoun County election officials remind voters of important dates and deadlines for the upcoming general election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. 

  • Friday, September 23: First day of early voting at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 75...
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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Community Encouraged to Comment on Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Link to information about the proposed hazard mitigation plan for Northern Virginia

The Loudoun County Office of Emergency Management encourages residents and business owners in Loudoun County to help build community resilience to disasters by providing comments on the proposed Northern Virginia Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Next Session of Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins October 4

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The next session of the program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services to help fathers build skills to become even stronger dads begins Tuesday, October 4, 2022. All fathers are welcome to attend the free, 12-week virtual program.&a...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Loudoun County Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Loudoun Health Commission

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The Loudoun Health Commission has a critical need for volunteer members interested in helping efforts to improve the health of the community. Anyone interested in serving on the Health Commission is encouraged to visit loudoun.gov/advisory for information...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Ribbon Cutting for Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park Set for Sept. 23

Link to information about the Hal and Bernie Hanson Regional Park Project

Loudoun County invites members of the community to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the new Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park on Friday, September 23, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony take place at the park’s Championship ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Loudoun Offers Grants Management Training Opportunities for Nonprofits

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Loudoun County is offering professional development opportunities for local nonprofit organizations on multiple dates in October and November 2022. The free training, titled Grants Management Best Practices Series, will highlight resources and tools to he...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Loudoun County Activities & Events Mark September as National Recovery Month

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In recognition of September as National Recovery Month, Loudoun County is promoting several activities designed to increase public awareness surrounding mental health and addiction recovery, including a “Recovery Fest,” distribution of free drug ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

September is National Preparedness Month: Create a ‘Lasting Legacy’

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Loudoun County officials encourage residents and businesses to take time during September to prepare for emergencies. September is National Preparedness Month, which promotes family and community disaster planning. This year’s theme is “A Lasting Legacy,”...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Lifeguard Shortage Affecting Hours of Operation at Claude Moore Pools

Link to information about hours of operation at Loudoun County pools

A shortage of lifeguards is impacting operations at the Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center pools and may impact hours at the other aquatic facilities operated by the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services. The life...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Loudoun Seeks Comments about Board of Supervisors’ Public Input Process

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Loudoun County is seeking input from the community concerning the process for providing public comment to the Board of Supervisors. 

Members of the public are invited to fill out a brief online survey to answer questions about the current process ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Assistance During Workforce Development Month

Link to information about Workforce Development Month in Loudoun County

During September — Workforce Development Month — the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special virtual and in-person events at no cost for job seekers and people who are considering changing careers. 

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

County to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Lovettsville Community Center August 31

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and the departments of Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Transportation and Capital Infrastructure will celebrate the grand opening of the Lovettsville Community Center with a ribbon cutting Wednesday, Au...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Leesburg Man Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Dog

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A Leesburg man is facing a felony charge for alleged sexual abuse of a family member’s dog. Ariel Enrique Carrasco Intestroza, 25, was arrested on August 10, 2022, following an investigation by Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) Humane Law Enforcement....

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Loudoun Seeks Public Input to Update Transit Equity Policy

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Loudoun County is hosting an online comment period to gain input from the public on a proposed refinement to an existing Loudoun County Transit civil rights policy, currently provided under the 2020-2023 Title VI Program for Local Transit and Commuter Bus...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Public Invited to Comment on New Draft Text for Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

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With the posting of revised draft text in advance of a Planning Commission public hearing on August 30, 2022, the Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance Rewrite process is entering a new public participation phase. 

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

County Purchases Former Westpark Golf Course; Plans for Passive Park

Link to information about the county's purchase of the Westpark property in Leesburg

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has closed on the purchase of three parcels of land totaling 134 acres that made up the former Westpark Golf Course in Leesburg. The county purchased the property for $3.8 million from a private owner who purchased ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Attorney General’s Office Certifies Loudoun Redistricting Plan

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The Virginia Attorney General’s Office recently certified that it found no reason to object to Loudoun County’s redistricting plan, adopted by the Board of Supervisors on June 7, 2022. The attorney general’s “certification of no objection” means that the ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Virginia Association of Counties Recognizes Loudoun for Model Programs

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Two Loudoun County programs have been recognized for excellence and innovation by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo). The presentation of historic records by the Clerk of the Circuit Court and the Teen Micro Art Gallery at Loudoun County Public L...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Found in Loudoun; Residents Encouraged to Help Slow Its Spread

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Loudoun County officials say the invasive species of insect known as the spotted lanternfly has been found in Loudoun County, signaling a new stage in efforts to slow the spread of the pest that can damage agricultural crops and more than 100 other plants...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Adopts Environmental and Energy Work Plan

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved an Environmental and Energy Work Plan to guide policies and practices related to the environment, sustainability and energy management. 

The work plan was approved during the Board’s Environment...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Loudoun County Again Recognized for Excellence in Procurement

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Loudoun County has again received national recognition for organizational excellence in public procurement. The Loudoun County Division of Procurement has earned the 2022 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Procurement Institu...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Loudoun Board of Supervisors to Hold Environmental Summit July 27

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has scheduled an Environmental Summit for Wednesday, July 27, 2022, beginning at 5:00 p.m. 

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The Environmental Summit will take place in the Board Room of the Loudoun County Government...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Board of Supervisors Approves Loudoun Tourism Grants for Fiscal Year 2023

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved the awarding of the county’s annual Tourism Grants for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 2023). The grant program is designed to support local tourism initiatives and events that drive tourists to Loudoun County.

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

New Three-Digit Mental Health Crisis Hotline — 988 — Launches July 16

Link to information about suicide prevention and mental health resources

Beginning Saturday, July 16, 2022, Virginians who need suicide prevention or behavioral health crisis support, or are worried about someone else, can call or text 988 to connect with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline network. The new three-digit number ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Loudoun County Publishes Digital Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Story

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Loudoun County has published a digital Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Story that highlights county programs and spotlights some of the ways the county puts tax dollars to work.

In the FY 2023 Budget Story, the county explains how its $3.5 billion budget affects L...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Board of Supervisors Approves U.S. Route 15 North Comprehensive Plan Amendment

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At its business meeting on July 5, 2022, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPAM) related to safety and operational improvements to U.S. Route 15 north of Leesburg.

With this approval, the Loudoun County 2019...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Loudoun County to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Crosstrail Boulevard July 26

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Loudoun County will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a segment of Crosstrail Boulevard, from Kincaid Boulevard to Russell Branch Parkway, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. The event will take place on the new segment of...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

County Sells Refunding Bonds at Favorable Interest Rate

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Loudoun County has sold $64.7 million in general obligation (GO) refunding bonds at a favorable interest rate of 2.75%. The county received $6.2 million in premium, which was used to reduce the par amount of the bonds, and the proceeds will go into escrow...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Joe Kroboth is New Assistant Loudoun County Administrator

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Joe Kroboth has been appointed as an Assistant Loudoun County Administrator, Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced Tuesday. 

Kroboth has had a lead role in the county’s capital construction and transportation infrastructure developm...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Russell Branch Parkway Corridor Study July 11

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Loudoun County is hosting an online public meeting to gain input from the public on the outcomes of the Russell Branch Parkway: Ashbrook Marketplace Plaza to Ashbrook Place Corridor Study. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 11, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. M...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Virtual Public Meeting Scheduled July 6 on Red Hill Community Land Use Policies

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The Loudoun County Department of Planning and Zoning will hold a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. to provide information on a proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPAM) affecting the Red Hill community. 

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Silver Line Metrorail Coming Soon to Loudoun County; Control Transferred to Metro

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Passenger service on Metrorail’s Silver Line extension into Loudoun County is one step closer to reality. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) announced in a news release today, June 23, 2022, that it is taking control of the ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Board Approves Recommendations from the Route 9 Safety and Operational Study

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During its June 21, 2022, meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved short-term, mid-term and long-term recommendations—except those projects adjacent to the Town of Hillsboro—to improve safety and operations along Route 9 between the West ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Planning Commission to Consider Amendments Related to Airport Impact Overlay District June 28

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At its June 28, 2022, public hearing, the Loudoun County Planning Commission will consider proposed changes to the county’s 2019 Comprehensive Plan and the Revised 1993 Zoning Ordinance that would amend the county’s policies and zoning...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Utility Work Continues as Part of the Courts Complex Expansion

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Loudoun County is scheduled to continue utility work as part of the Courts Complex Expansion project in Leesburg, which will lead to evening and overnight traffic detours for about two weeks, beginning June 26, 2022. Weather permitting, the work activity ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended for Children 6 Months Old and Up

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Children 6 months of age and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has adopted the recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to expand eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinatio...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Plastic Bag Tax in Loudoun Effective July 1, 2022

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The new disposable plastic bag tax of five cents per plastic bag that was adopted by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors earlier this year is effective July 1, 2022. The measure is intended to reduce plastic pollution in the region. Shoppers may avoid...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Loudoun Hosts Virtual Public Input Session on Energy Strategy June 29

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Loudoun County will host a virtual public input session on the development of an updated energy strategy for the county Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Links to login information for the virtual session are available for review at loud...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Loudoun is ‘Stroke Smart’ County; Residents Encouraged to Know Warning Signs of a Stroke

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Loudoun County is launching a public awareness campaign aimed at residents, visitors and county employees about the importance of recognizing symptoms of a stroke and the need to call 911 immediately. At its June 7, 2022, meeting, the Board of Supervisors...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Public Encouraged to Participate in Naming of Historic Loudoun County Courthouse

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Members of the public are encouraged to participate in the process for naming the historic Loudoun County Courthouse building in downtown Leesburg. The courthouse, constructed in 1895, is located at the southwest corner of the courthouse grounds at the co...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Loudoun County Announces Winners of ‘I Voted’ Sticker Contest

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The Loudoun County Office of Elections and Voter Registration is pleased to announce the winners of its first-ever “I Voted” Sticker Contest. The three winning designs will be used as “I Voted” stickers distributed to voters who cast their ballots at earl...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Board of Supervisors Adopts New Election Districts

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During its June 7, 2022 meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors adopted amendments to the Codified Ordinances of Loudoun County, Chapter 207 – Election Districts, which updates the county’s election districts. The Board adopted the LT-Revised 1 P...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Groundbreaking for Ashburn Recreation and Community Center is June 16

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of construction of the Ashburn Recreation and Community Center on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. The event will take place on the future site of the fac...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Firefighters Union Petitions County to Represent Eligible Fire and Rescue Employees

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Loudoun County has received a petition from the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) seeking recognition as the exclusive bargaining agent for eligible members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System.

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Loudoun County Sells Bonds at Favorable Interest Rate

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Loudoun County has sold $156.7 million in general obligation (GO) bonds at a favorable interest rate of 3.16%. The county received $15.9 million in premium, which was accepted and will be used for capital projects for the general county government and Lou...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

New Fees for Building and Development Applications Take Effect July 1, 2022

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Loudoun County is implementing new fees on July 1, 2022, for building and development applications. Applicants are encouraged to pay any outstanding fees by close of business on June 30, 2022. Payments for outstanding fees that are not submitted by June 3...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Son and Father Charged With Animal Cruelty in Loudoun County

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Following an investigation by Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) Humane Law Enforcement, two South Riding men have been charged with animal cruelty. 

Earlier this month, LCAS was contacted by the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) in Washington, D.C....

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Loudoun County Foster Parents Celebrated for Exceptional Service

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In observance of May as Foster Care Month, Loudoun County is celebrating and recognizing local foster parents for their service. Loudoun County’s foster parents were among those lauded at a recognition event May 19, 2022, hosted by the Metropolitan Washin...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Bond Rating Agencies Reaffirm Loudoun’s Triple-A Rating

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The nation’s top bond rating agencies have again affirmed Loudoun County’s triple-A rating on its general obligation bonds, noting the county’s sound operating performance, the size and diversity of its tax base and strong management. Loudoun County has h...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Loudoun Wins National Achievement Awards for Innovation

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Loudoun County has been recognized with five 2022 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs. Loudoun’s award-winning programs, which include several that came out...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise; Health Department Encourages Self-Assessment, Precautions

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Loudoun County and across northern Virginia has continued to rise in recent weeks, prompting public health officials to encourage Loudoun County residents to take time to assess their individual and family risks related to ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Board of Supervisors Approves Nonprofit Human Service Grant Funding Awards for FY 2023

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved annual awards for funding to community nonprofit organizations during its May 3, 2022, meeting. Funding opportunities were made available to tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that provide...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Loudoun Delivers Fire Engine to Holmes County, Mississippi; Sister County Agreement Signed

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What began as an informal conversation between community leaders about protecting the life and safety of residents has culminated in the signing of a formal Sister County agreement between Loudoun County, Virginia, and Holmes County, Mississippi, and in t...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Loudoun Accepting Loan Applications for Development of Affordable Multi- Family Rental Housing

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Loudoun County’s application process for the Affordable Multi-Family Housing Loan Program has opened with the release of the 2022 Notice of Funding Availability.

For-profit and nonprofit affordable housing developers are eligible to apply for loans for the...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Public Invited to Comment on Electoral District Plan at May 11 Public Hearing

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the proposed local electoral district plan, titled the LT-Revised 1 Plan, at the Board’s regularly scheduled public hearing on May 11, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. 

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Board Amends Parking Meter Ordinance; Sets Rates for Parking Near Ashburn Metro Station

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved amendments to the county’s parking meter ordinance, establishing parking rates for metered and residential parking in the Moorefield Station neighborhoods and mixed-use areas adjacent to the Ashburn Met...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Board of Supervisors Adopts FY 2023 Budget; Lowers Personal and Real Property Tax Rates

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved a budget totaling approximately $3.5 billion in total appropriations for the general county government and school system for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. The adopted budget includes a real property tax rate o...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Board Approves Use of Assessment Ratio to Blunt Impact of Increased Vehicle Values on Car Tax Bills

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. is pleased that the Board of Supervisors has approved his recommendation to use an assessment ratio that will reduce the taxable basis of vehicles, which has skyrocketed over the last year. &a...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Loudoun County Encourages Commuters to Ride Transit Buses as Gas Prices Soar

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As gas prices rise and more commuters return to their workplaces, Loudoun County residents are reminded that Loudoun County Transit is a cost-effective alternative to driving alone to work. Loudoun County Transit offers routes throughout the county and th...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

2022 Loudoun Real Estate Assessments Available Online

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. announces that Loudoun County real estate assessments for tax year 2022 are now available online at loudoun.gov/parceldatabase. Printed assessment notices will be mailed to property owners the...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Sets 2022 Meeting Schedule; Elects Saines Vice Chairman

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has set its meeting schedule for 2022 and has reelected Sterling District Supervisor Koran T. Saines as vice chairman. In the absence of Chair Phyllis J. Randall, Saines will perform the duties of the chair.

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