News & Public Notices

PSA Transfer Station on Poorhouse Rd Hours Adjusted 10/30/21

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT


THE HOURS FOR THE WESTMORELAND COUNTY SOLID WASTE TRANSFER STATION ON POORHOUSE ROAD IN MONTROSS WILL BE ADJUSTED ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 TO ACCOMMODATE THE INSTALLATION OF A NEW SET OF WEIGH SCALES. THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE OPEN ON OCTOBER 30TH FROM 6:00 A.M. TO 10:00 A.M. THIS WILL NOT AFFECT THE HOURS FOR THE CONVENIENCE CENTER. THE TRANSFER STATION WILL RESUME NORMAL HOURS ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST.


BY ORDER OF THE WESTMORELAND COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
NORM RISAVI, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

PROCLAMATION: SAFETY FIRST ON HALLOWEEN

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

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:

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.

SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL PROCEDURES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2021

NOTICE
WESTMORELAND COUNTY
SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL PROCEDURES
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2021

Residents of Westmoreland County, Virginia are required to display the Westmoreland County Waste Disposal Permit in their vehicle when disposing of waste at any of the County’s three solid waste disposal sites. Persons not displaying the Westmoreland County Waste Disposal Permit will not be allowed to dispose of their waste at any site.