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    As part of “First Friday” on March 6, the Lynchburg Museum, located at 901 Court Street, will be open free of charge from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and will showcase items related to the history of healthcare in the Hill City.
     

    Reminder
    On Tuesday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m., the City of Lynchburg will conduct a public information meeting to discuss the upcoming waterline construction project along Federal Street between the Fifth Street roundabout and McIvor Street. The meeting will be held at the Yoder Neighborhood Center, 109 Jackson Street.
     
    Scope of Project
    The Lynchburg City Assessor has completed the 2015 reassessment of real property and will begin mailing reassessment notices on Monday, March 2, 2015 to all property owners whose assessment has changed.  Approximately 8,200 property owners will receive change notices.  The assessment data is available on the City’s Parcel viewer. Only property owners with assessment changes will receive a notice.
     

    Snow Removal Update
    February 26, 2015

    • All Public Works crews are out plowing primary and secondary streets. Motorists are encouraged to use extreme caution if traveling this morning.
    • The Visitors Information Center is closed today.
    • All rental inspections scheduled for today, February 26 have been cancelled.
    • The library will open today at 10:30 a.m. today.  Also, Preschool Pizzazz storytime at 10:30 a.m. is canceled, as well as the digital photography program scheduled for this evening at 5:30 p.m.
    Beginning Monday, February 23 and continuing through Monday, June 15, traffic will be reduced to a single lane in both directions on Memorial Avenue at Lakeside Drive and on Park Avenue.  Traffic along Park Avenue will be one-way from Langhorne Road to Lakeside Drive. A detour route for motorists to access Park Avenue will be in place. This is being done to accommodate water line replacement work in the area.  
     
    For more information, contact Ricky Lipscomb, Public Works Department at 455-4448.
     
    Due to the inclement weather, the Pirates Night at the Lynchburg Museum for Preschoolers, originally scheduled for Friday, February 20 has been changed to Friday, March 13, 6:00 p.m. to   8:00 p.m. 
     

    The Virginia Departments of Health and Emergency Management encourage everyone to protect themselves against serious health problems that can result from prolonged exposure to the cold.
     
    With bitter cold in the forecast this week, it is extremely important to take precautions when spending time outdoors. Hypothermia and frostbite are a real possibility with temperatures approaching the single digits and colder. 
     
    To lower your risk:

    Real estate property owners are reminded that the third installment for real estate taxes is due by Monday, March 16, 2015.  NOTE: A 10% penalty will be assessed if the March 16 deadline is not met.
     
    If you have not received a real estate tax bill or have questions concerning your bill, please contact the Billings and Collections Division at 455-3850.  
     
    For questions regarding real estate assessments, please call the Assessor’s Office at 455-3830.
     

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