The Winchester Regional Airport Authority is proud to announce that STEM Flights, a Virginia-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, has selected the Winchester Regional Airport as its headquarters and base of operation for their Cessna 172 aircraft.
Beginning this week through April 10, 2020 (weather permitting), VDOT’s contractor, The Traffic Group, Inc., will conduct traffic counts in several areas of the city. The traffic information to be collected by these counts is important for management of the road network and required reporting of traffic volume information to the federal government.
The City of Winchester Public Utilities division offers the below tips in preventing and dealing with frozen water pipes.
On January 16, 2020, City Manager Eden E. Freeman submitted her resignation to accept a position as Deputy City Manager for the City of Greenville, SC in order to be geographically closer to her aging parents. Her last day with the City of Winchester will be March 16, 2020 and she will begin her service at the City of Greenville, SC on March 23, 2020.
Mayor John David Smith, Jr. presented the first annual Mayor’s Excellence Award to two Winchester residents, Julia Kogut and Cheryl Reames, during the January 14, 2020 regular meeting of the Winchester Common Council.
Following multiple public comments during the November 26 and December 10, 2019 meetings of the Common Council, Councilors requested that a discussion of options and potential impacts of a possible "Second Amendment Resolution" be added to a future Council meeting agenda.
In observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 20, 2020, the City will follow the below schedule.
UPDATE (2/11/2020): The public input survey is now available online. Click here to take the survey. Deadline: February 17 by 8 am.
UPDATE (1/22/2020): The Public Input session has been rescheduled for Monday, February 10, 2020 at 6-8 pm in the Jim Barnett Park Rec Center (Social Hall). The consultant will provide the necessary information and lead the input session.
City of Winchester government offices will open at 10 am today (January 8, 2020).
WinTran routes are on schedule.
The Jim Barnett Park Rec Center will open at 10 am. The Park’s No School Day program will open at 10 am (bring a packed lunch). Today’s PB&J Club toddler program is canceled.
The City will collect undecorated Christmas trees curbside with regular yard waste (weather permitting) on Wednesday, January 8 and January 15, 2020. All trees collected will be recycled.