The Town of Altavista Planning Commission will be receiving public comment on the Source Water Protection Plan at its January and February 2021 meetings. The plan identifies potential sources of contamination in the source water and provides a means to educate the public on how they can take action to prevent such contamination.
Eligible Town of Altavista residential utility customers can receive a discount of 30% of the “base rate fee” that is applied to their quarterly utility (water/sewer) bills, if they meet an age qualification, and income test, and a net worth test. For more information, clink the link below.
Altavista, Va. – The Town of Altavista has allowed hunting on certain town-owned property during the Urban Archery Season for the past several years. The Town is seeking applicants for a limited number of hunting permits for the approved town owned properties; which include Dead end of 11th Street; Franklin Avenue (corner of 10th Street); and property adjacent to the Waste Water Treatment Plan on Lane Access Road. Virginia’s Urban Archery Season begins on September 5th and runs until October 4th, 2020 then begins again on January 3, 2021 and runs through March 28, 2021.
To help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), public meetings will be streamed live. Please click the button below to learn more.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced that, starting Friday, May 29, wearing masks will be required for everyone in the state inside all brick and mortar retail establishments; inside all personal care and grooming establishments; inside places where people congregate; inside food and beverage establishments, except when eating; on public transportation; at entertainment and recreation businesses; and when accessing state or local government services. The only exceptions are for those younger than 10 years old; while eating or drinking; while exercising; if you have trouble breathing, or are unable to remove your mask without help; or if your health conditions prohibit wearing a face covering. Enforcing these requirements will be the duty of the Virginia Department of Health. Any questions should be directed to 1-434-477-5900 Ext. 102 or 1-434-477-5965.
The Altavista Town Council is seeking citizens to serve on Town Boards and Commissions. These citizens will play an active role in helping to shape our town by advising Town Council on important community-related issues. Serving on a Board or Commission is an excellent way to make a personal contribution to Altavista and can be a rewarding experience for everyone.
Applications can be obtained by clicking the button below, picked up at Town Hall or you can request to have one mailed by calling Town Hall at 434-369-5001.
Applicants do not need to have prior experience in public service. You must live in the Town of Altavista in order to serve on a Board or Commission, unless otherwise stated on the application.
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Effective December 1st, water and sewer rates will increase! Please click the button below to read more.Learn More
Are you starting or expanding your business in the Town of Altavista? Your business could be eligible for the Altavista Advantage loan program with an interest rate at prime minus 1%, for a period of 60 months.