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    What City services are important to you?

    What City services are least important to you?

    What services do you wish the City provided?

    The City of Lynchburg is asking residents these three important questions during a series of Pop Up Meetings that will assist City Council and staff with budget preparations currently underway for fiscal year 2020 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020).

    Each fall, the City of Lynchburg conducts a citywide Leaf Collection Program to assist residents with the disposal of leaves. This year, in an effort to improve the leaf
    collection process, the Lynchburg Public Works department is piloting a new schedule for leaf collection.

    Beginning Monday, November 12, the intersection of Fifth Street, Park Avenue, and Monroe Street will be closed until further notice for the Fifth Street Corridor Utility and Streetscape Project, Phase III.  No cars, including emergency vehicles, will have access to this intersection.

    Beginning Friday, November 9 at 7 AM, weather depending, the intersection of Commerce Street and Ninth Street will be temporarily closed until further notice.  An underground water main break has been detected in the intersection and crews for Lynchburg Water Resources need to excavate the intersection in order to locate and repair the break.  If it is raining on Friday, the closure will be postponed to Saturday morning, November 10, at 7 AM.  The closure will remain in place until crews have fully repaired the break and restored the street for vehicle traffic. 

    Due to a break on the raw waterline from the Pedlar Reservoir, the following zones will receive treated drinking water from the James River until further notice:

    Beginning Monday, November 5, and continuing into the following week of November 12, Atherholt Road between Tate Springs Road and crossing Langhorne Road will experience rolling closures and flagging operations while contractors for Level 3 Communications, LLC conduct installation of fiber optics and pavement boring operations. These closures and flagging operations will be conducted from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily until work is completed in the project area.

    Based on the 2010 U.S. Census, the City’s poverty rate is 24%. So, what does that mean? It means in 2017 that a one-person household with income less than $12,060 is living in poverty.

    Read the latest edition of the City Source (pdf). View previous issues here

    The Citizen Survey Results are now available. Please click here to read the reports.