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Post Date:05/22/2020 1:30 PM

Let's UP the Count Augusta County! #2020Census     

If you have not returned your census questionnaire, please take 10 minutes and complete it online, by phone (844-330-2020), or through the mail

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

Census response 5.20.2020    SOCIAL MEDIA 2020 Census Web Badge General

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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 Tax Bills In the Mail

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: 

  1. 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. 
  2. Taxes can also be paid online by e-check or credit card https://tax.co.augusta.va.us.

Questions can be directed to the Treasurer's office at 540.245.5660 or treasurer@co.augusta.va.us.

Livestreamed Meetings Next Week

The staff briefing to the Board of Supervisors on May 26 and the Board of Supervisors meeting on May 27 will be livestreamed on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AugustaCountyVA/live/.

Updates to Childcare Providers Re-opening Status

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. 

Library to Re-open Bookdrop 

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/

Government Center to Re-open June 1

The Government Center is planning to reopen on June 1. Read about the safety measures that will be in place. 

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Virtual Job Fair

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. 

Community Survey: What Help Do You Need during COVID-19  

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 

Many George Washington and Jefferson National Forest recreation sites are re-opening this weekend. See the press release and their website for more details on specific sites

Place Your Order for the North Augusta Farmers Market 

Make your online order between Thursday-Monday (scroll to 'how it works') for curbside pick up on Wednesdays at the Government Center.

 

 

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