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News and Information from Augusta County and Community Partners
As of May 20, Augusta County has a response rate of 68.4%. While our numbers are slowly going up, there are some areas that can improve, especially on the west side of the county (see the map in orange). Please encourage all your friends and family to respond. It means our area gets the federal money we need for roads, schools, human services, and more. Respond now - https://2020census.gov/en/response-rates.html.
The Government Center will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. The landfill and convenience sites will also be closed. Have a great weekend!
Real estate taxes are due this year on June 26. The bills were mailed this week so look for them in your mailbox next week. Check out these FAQs to help you plan. You can pay:
- Check or money orders can be made payable to County of Augusta and mailed to P.O. Box 590, Verona, VA 24482 or dropped off at the drive-through or drop-box.
- Taxes can also be paid online by e-check or credit card https://tax.co.augusta.va.us.
Livestreamed Meetings Next Week
Shenandoah Valley Social Services is keeping track of the re-opening status of area childcare service providers. See this list and more COVID-19 resources. Questions regarding child care can be directed to SVSS at 245-5800 or (540) 942-6646.
The Augusta County Library will be opening a few sites for the bookdrop starting next week. Curbside service will begin in June. See their website for more details https://www.augustacountylibrary.org/.
The Government Center is planning to reopen on June 1. Read about the safety measures that will be in place.
The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a virtual job fair on May 28- a great and free opportunity for job seekers and a way to connect for employers who are hiring.
The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is asking residents to complete a brief survey to collect information about what they may be struggling with as a result of lost income, social distancing requirements, their health risks, social inequities and biases, and any barriers to accessing resources.
Many National Park Sites to Re-open this Weekend
Make your online order between Thursday-Monday (scroll to 'how it works') for curbside pick up on Wednesdays at the Government Center.