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WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Board of Supervisors to promote the safety and welfare of the citizens of Westmoreland County; and WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors is concerned that our young citizens who desire to participate in traditional Halloween Trick or Treat activities do so in a safe and orderly manner; NOW, THEREFORE the Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors hereby proclaims SAFETY FIRST ON HALLOWEEN

Letter to Auditor of Public Accounts

Our auditors will be submitting the Comparative Report Transmittal Form for County of Westmoreland, Virginia on December 15, 2021. Due to the APA's policy of not accepting draft financial statements, the transmittal will not be accompanied by the related financial statements. We anticipate submitting the audited financial statements (CAFR) for the year ended June 30, 2021 by December 31, 2021. 




Youth Soccer is designed to teach soccer skills to children who have never played the game and improve the skills of those who have. The focus will be on ball control, rules and regulations of the game, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fair play for all. The YMCA's core values will be emphasized throughout the season.


Attention Waterway Users: MAKE NO WAKE

Please slow down for safety. 6-knot speed limit now being enforced. Wakes created by speeding boats can create major hazards for bridge operations and workers. Calm river waters are essential to keeping workers and other waterway user's safe.

A new 6-knot speed limit is now in effect for 0.5 nautical miles north and south of the Nice/Middleton Bridge Project.

Make No Wake

Please help ensure everyone's safety in the construction area:

PUBLIC HEARING: Public comment regarding the proposed adoption of An Ordinance to Regulate Running Bamboo

Notice is hereby given that the Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors proposes to hold a public hearing on Monday, July 12, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., in the public meeting room located at the front entrance of the George D. English, Sr. Memorial Building, 111 Polk St., Montross, Virginia, to receive public comment regarding the proposed adoption of An Ordinance to Regulate Running Bamboo as authorized by Virginia Code §15.2-901.1. Said Ordinance will be incorporated into the Westmoreland County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 33. Environment as Article VIII.

Temporary emergency shellfish area closures: Monroe Bay, Rosier Creek, Westmoreland & King George Counties

The Virginia Department of Health Division of Shellfish Safety announced today that a portion of Monroe Bay as well as a portion of Rosier Creek found in either Westmoreland and / or King George Counties is temporarily closed to shellfish harvesting due to a sewage bypass impacting water quality in these tributaries.  Due to potential microbiological pollution hazards, shellfish taken from the area affected by the emergency closure are currently unacceptable for consumption.