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NOTICE: Road closure – 6th Street – Crosby Road to Manassas Avenue, August 13-17

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The Town of Front Royal has approved Bushong Contracting to have 6th Street closed to complete water line tie in for Belair Avenue.

Water will be shut off from Belair Avenue to Midland Avenue. Residents in this area will be without water.

NIGHTWORK is scheduled for August 13th-17th from 10pm to 6am.

6th Street will be CLOSED from Crosby Road to Manassas Avenue.

DETOUR SIGNS will be in place.

Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in this area and be aware of crews working.

If any questions, contact Public Works, Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm. If any issues after hours, contact Police Department-Non Emergency at 540-635-2111.

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Town Notices: No yard waste pickup on July 15th

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The Town of Front Royal’s Solid Waste Crew will NOT be collecting yard waste on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, so that employees can enjoy their Employee Appreciation Luncheon. The collection will resume on July 22.

Trash and Recycling will be collected on Wednesday, July 15, and must be placed curbside by 7:00 am the morning of the collection or after 7:00 pm the night before.

If you have any questions please contact the Public Work’s Department at (540)635-7819, Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.

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Town Notice: Voluntary reduction of electric consumption requested

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As temperatures are expected to continue to reach well into the 90’s in the next few days, the Town of Front Royal’s electric customers are being asked to conserve power. “If we can conserve during these peak hours (1 p.m. – 6 p.m.), we can save on transmission and capacity costs, and help keep the electricity rates low,” the Town says. The Town requests electric customers to voluntarily reduce energy consumption beginning today, July 7, 2020, from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Customers can take simple conservation steps such as:

– shutting off lights when not needed;

– avoid using ovens/stoves from 1 p.m.-6 p.m.;

– unplugging small appliances and electric chargers;

– raising the air conditioner thermostat, a degree or two;

– doing laundry and other household chores that require hot water or electricity during hours other than 1 p.m.-6 p.m.;

– turning off televisions, computers, radios, and other electronic devices when not being used.

If you have any questions or concerns please call the Energy Services Department at (540) 635-3027, Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.

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TOWN NOTICE: 2019 Water Quality Report

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The Town of Front Royal Department of Public Works proudly announces that the 2019 Annual Water Quality Report (aka Consumer Confidence Report) is available on-line to customers of the Town’s water system at FrontRoyalVA.com/CCR or by visiting the Town of Front Royal’s website. This report demonstrates the Town’s commitment to providing the highest quality water to our customers.

During 2019, your tap water met all of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Commonwealth of Virginia drinking water health standards. The Town vigilantly safeguards its water supplies.

This report provides our customers with an overview of how tap water reaches your home or business, testing results for your water, and important information concerning your drinking water.

Residents may request a paper copy mailed to their address by calling the Water Treatment Plant at 540-636-7474.

If you have any questions about this report, please contact Michael C. Kisner, Manager of Water Treatment Operations, at (540) 636-7474.

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All Town offices are closed to the public effective immediately

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The Town of Front Royal continues to monitor the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. To protect Town citizens and Town staff, as well as, maintain 100% effectiveness for services, all Town offices are closed to the public effective immediately.

Planning and Zoning will able to accept permit application through the US mail:

Town of Front Royal

Department of Planning and Zoning
102 East Main St.
Front Royal, VA 22630

or email cpotter@frontroyalva.com

Approvals will be returned by mail or email accordingly.

The Department of Finance drive-thru lanes will remain open during hours of normal operation. The right lane will be used for payments only and the left lane will be used for additional transactions, such as change of utility service requests. The Finance department staff will be available by telephone.

During this state of emergency, the Town will NOT disconnect utility service due to non-payment of a utility account.

Additionally, The Town will NOT assess late fees or penalties for balances on utility accounts. The Town will continue to mail utility bills and applicable delinquent notifications.

The Town anticipates longer wait times for those using the drive-thru services and recommends citizens to call the Department of Finance at (540) 635-7799 to discuss any questions related to utility services or payments.

To avoid long delays the Town strongly encourages citizens to use an alternative method of payment including:

o Website – https://frontroyalva.com/373/Online-Payments (Utilities & Tax Payments)

o By Telephone – Please call the Finance Department 540-635-7799

o By Mail – Check/Money Order can be sent to P.O. Box 1560, Front Royal, VA 22630

o Dropbox – The drop box is located on the outside of the building just before the drive-thru window

Our mission is to keep our employees and citizens healthy and safe as this situation evolves. We are committed to providing you with accurate information as quickly as we receive it. Please understand information changes frequently but we will do our very best to keep you informed.

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Town will flush fire hydrants – March 16-27, 2020

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The Town of Front Royal Water & Sewer Department will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the community the weeks of March 16-27, 2020 (Weather Permitting) between the hours of 7:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Hydrant flushing helps to keep water lines free of deposit buildup and to check the mechanical operation of fire hydrants. Bi-annual flushing is necessary to provide better water quality and fire protection. Daytime flushing allows crews to perform minor repairs to hydrants to provide continued operation.

Customers may experience periods of low water pressure and/or discoloration of water during flushing. If you experience discolored water, run your cold-water tap until it clears. During periods of discoloration, postpone washing clothes and limit your use of hot water until the cold water clears.

Hydrant flushing also results in water on the roadways. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving during these times.

Department of Public Works (540) 635-7819, Monday-Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

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2020 Holiday trash-recycling schedule

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Trash and recycling needs to be at curb by 7am the day of pickup or can be put out 7pm the evening prior to pickup. During weeks of Holidays there is no yard waste or chipper collection.

Yard Waste, Christmas Tree and Chipper collection ends January 29, 2020.

Yard Waste and Chipper collection resumes March 25, 2020.

Please call Public Works for additional information 540-635-7819

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