In response to the COVID-19, Coronavirus, we want everyone to know that we are monitoring the situation, and following guidance that we are receiving from the Federal and State government. The most recent updates pertaining to the Town of Broadway and COVID-19 will be posted here, as well as on Facebook
Effective immediately, yard waste and bulk pick up is suspended until further notice. Curb side trash pick up will continue as normal.
In an effort to assist our citizens and business owners during these challenging times, the Town Council will be taking the following actions at their April 2nd meeting:
During this coronavirus outbreak, we know that almost every citizen and business have increased cleaning and sanitation practices especially for high touch common areas like doorknobs, light switches, counter tops, etc., and the Town greatly appreciates your efforts! We are doing the same thing at our facilities.
However, some of these products can be very harmful to our biological treatment system at the wastewater treatment plant. All we ask is that any disinfectant, wipes and paper towels used in cleaning be put in the trash and not into the sewer system.
The Town’s annual Easter Egg hunt scheduled for April 4 has been cancelled.
The Town government’s top priority is the health and wellness of our citizens and staff. By closing Town Facilities to in-person interaction with the public, Broadway is following the recommendations and guidelines of the Virginia Department of Health, the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization to support “social distancing” as a primary means of restricting the spread of COVID-19.
In order to provide services during this time the following will be implemented for the Town Hall:
See the categories below for information on how business transactions will be handled:
Public Works Department and Water Department
The Public Works Department, Water Department and Sewer Department will NOT be limiting their services; however, they will be limiting their person to person contact and adhering to recommended precautions to help prevent the spread of the virus.
If you have a non-emergency situation, please call the non-emergency phone number 540-896-5152. These precautions are not intended to cause fear or panic for staff, officers, or the citizens we serve. They are the standard precautions to limit the spread of the disease, especially to those who it may affect the most, such as the elderly, sick or those with compromised immune systems. We encourage citizens to be knowledgeable about the coronavirus and how you can help flatten the curve in how this virus spreads by taking the following steps:
Regular Town Council meetings will be postponed immediately, however, the Council’s April 2nd workshop meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Town Office. If you have an issue that you would like to bring to the Council at this meeting, please call the Town Office to be placed on the agenda, as it is the Town’s goal to follow the CDC’s and VDH’s guidance of not having more than ten people at the same gathering.
The Community Park remains open, however the Community Center is closed.