Special Meeting of the Town Council

Due to the lack of a quorum at the December 8, 2014 regular Council meeting, a Special Meeting of Town Council has been called for Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. The agenda shall include the appointment of a Council member to fill the vacancy on the Council for the remainder of the term or until a Special Election occurs at a date to be determined by the Circuit Court, consideration and possible authorization of funds for an ESS Proposal to use a vac truck to clean debris from the SBR Floats, the solicitation of letters of interest from residents interested in being appointed at the January Town Council meeting to the Planning Commission for fill up to two vacancies, and all other matters originally on the agenda for the December 8, 2014 meeting or which could have come before Council at such meeting.

Town Council Opening

The Town of Washington’s  Town Council is seeking letters of interest from Town residents who are interested in being appointed to the Town Council until a Special Election can held on a date decided by the Circuit Court Judge. Letters must be received at the Town business office by 4 p.m. on December 1, 2014. The Town Council will make the appointment at its regularly scheduled Town Council meeting to be held on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 7 p.m.at which time candidates may make a statement to the Council if they wish.


The Washington Town Council Election will be held May 6, 2014
Polls will open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. The Election will be held at the Washington Fire Hall. The Mayor, the Town Council Treasurer, and five Town Council Members will be up for election. You must be a resident of the Town of Washington in order to vote in this Election.
Important Dates:
March 21, 2014 – Absentee Voting begins. Voter Registrar’s offices are open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
April 14, 2014 – Deadline to register to vote in Town Council Election.
April 29, 2014 – Deadline for Registrar to receive Absentee Voter Application.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 – Last day to vote Absentee In Person. 8a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 – Town Council Election for Washington at the Washington Fire Hall 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
State Board of Elections website: http://www.sbe.virginia.gov shows information on candidates.
Unofficial Election results will be available Tuesday night @ http://electionresults.virginia.gov
Official results available Friday or beyond.

Visit Valentine’s Day/ Weekend

We have a three-day weekend coming up starting Feb. 14, a perfect time to bring your significant other to dine at one of our award-winning restaurants, stay at one of our romantic inns and bed and breakfasts and spend this coming Valentine’s weekend wining and dining your heart away. You can check out the local Valentine’s offerings, including wineries pairing wines with chocolate, or visit an exhibit of fine crafts by juried members of the Artisans Center of Virginia by clicking on visitrappahannockva.com