Welcome to Lovettsville!
The Town of Lovettsville is located in northern Loudoun County, just two miles south of the Potomac River. Lovettsville has been a thriving small community since it was originally settled by German immigrants in the 1730s. Today, Lovettsville is known for its small town character, as it blends centuries of history with an exciting future.
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TOWN SERVICE REQUESTS AND AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES
For after hours service requests and water/sewer emergencies, please fill out an online service request form by clicking: http://goo.gl/forms/MpriSyiee7, or call 540-822-0155. This phone number will immediately send a voice mail message and text message to a Town representative who will respond to your request as soon as possible.
For all other emergencies, please call 911
News and Information
*Lovettsville Town Council Vacancy - Applications Due Friday, June 30, 2017 at 4:30PM*
The Mayor & Town Council are accepting applications from Lovettsville residents to fill an unexpected vacancy on the Council with a term that ends June 30, 2018. To be considered, please submit the Application for Town Service to the Town Clerk by Friday, June 30, 2017 at 4:30PM.
The Town Council will consider all applicants and select an individual by vote of the Town Council to fill the vacancy for the unexpired term. Any person appointed to fill a vacancy on the Town Council must meet the same requirements as a candidate for election to the Town Council. To continue serving after the unexpired term ends, the appointed member must file an application for the next general election and win enough votes to be elected for a four-year term.
Please see below for more information about serving on the Lovettsville Town Council or call Town Hall at 540-822-5788.
About the Town Council
The Town Council is the governing body of the Town of Lovettsville local government. It is responsible for setting all policies and standards for the operation of Town Government, adopting all ordinances and resolutions, adopting the annual operating and capital budgets, setting all tax rates, adopting the five-year Capital Improvement Program, setting all user fees, approving land use and rezoning decisions, and adopting the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. Members of the Town Council serve four-year staggered terms. One member may be appointed to the Planning Commission as the Town Council’s Representative to the Planning Commission.
Town Council meetings are typically scheduled twice a month (usually Thursday evenings at 7:30PM), and more frequently during budget season. Council Members are also expected to participate on the Town’s Committees.
For more information about the role of the Town Government, please refer to the Lovettsville Town Charter.
If you want to run for election to the Town Council in the bi-annual election, you must be a resident of the Town of Lovettsville and file an application with the Loudoun County General Registrar’s Office by the filing deadline prior to the election. Elections occur every two years (in May) in even years with three Council positions available for one election and three positions available for the next election to meet the requirements of the Town Charter. The Mayor is elected every two years.
2017 Summer on the Green!
Join your family, friends, and neighbors at the Walker Pavilion this summer for our FREE movies and concerts! Grab a bite to eat at one of Lovettsville's great restaurants or bring a blanket/chairs and picnic on the Town Green before the show. Many thanks to Karen Cooper Realtor for sponsoring our movies and to 7-Eleven for sponsoring our concerts! All events are on Saturday evenings. The 2017 Summer on the Green includes:
- June 17 (Movie)- The Princess Bride (dusk)
- July 1 (Oktoberfest Concert)- The Reagan Years (7-10PM)
- July 8 (Movie)- Kubo and the Two Strings (dusk)
- July 15 (Concert)- US Navy Band: The Commodores (6PM)
- July 22 (Movie)- LEGO Batman (dusk)
- July 29 (Concert)- Lenny Burridge Duo (6PM)
- August 5 (Movie)- The Sandlot (dusk)
- August 12 (Concert)- Flatfoot Sam (6PM)
- August 19 (Movie)- Beauty and the Beast, 2017 (dusk)
- August 26 (Concert)- Southern Charm (6PM)
COMING SOON: Town Hall Videos
The Town of Lovettsville is launching a new audio/video system that will provide increased public access to Town Council and Planning Commission meetings. This new platform includes:
- Access to the meeting agenda and related documents (generally the Friday prior to the meeting).
- Live streaming of meetings so members of the public who cannot attend can stay informed. Meetings will also be archived and will generally be available within two working days for review.
- Timestamps allowing for easy navigation to a particular item of interest without having to watch the whole meeting.
- Search capabilities!
To view a meeting go to the TOWN HALL VIDEOS page.
New Office Hours - Beginning Wednesday, May 10
Lovettsville Town Hall will be closed to the public on Wednesdays, except by appointment. You can still make a payment by leaving it in the drop box on the front door. The office hours the rest of the week remain unchanged – 8:30AM to 4:30PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
|2016 Water Quality Report (CCR) Now Available |
Information about the Town of Lovettsville's water quality for 2016 is now available here
New Town of Lovettsville Sign (Zoning) Requirements
The new sign ordinance adopted by the Town in May is now available to view here.
Town of Lovettsville - Requesting Public Records
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), located § 2.2-3700 et seq. of the Code of
Virginia, guarantees citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the
media access to public records held by public bodies, public officials, and
record is any writing or recording - regardless of whether it is a paper
record, an electronic file, an audio or video recording, or any other format -
that is prepared or owned by, or in the possession of a public body or its
officers, employees, or agents in the transaction of public business. All public records are presumed to be open,
and may only be withheld if a specific, statutory exemption applies.
of FOIA states that the purpose of FOIA is to promote an increased awareness by
all persons of governmental activities. In
furthering this policy, FOIA requires that the law be interpreted liberally, in
favor of access, and that any exemption allowing public records to be withheld
must be interpreted narrowly.
For more information, click on the links below:
The Rights of Requesters and the Responsibilities of the Town
of Lovettsville Under the Virginia Freedom of
Information Act (Adopted April 6, 2017).
Freedom on Information Act Request Form and Schedule of Fees (Adopted April 6, 2017).
If you have any questions, please contact the Town Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 540-822-5788.
Drought Watch for Northern Virginia and Lovettsville DeclaredClick HERE for the Drought Watch information and for tips for how to conserve water
FY 2018 Town Manager's Recommended Budget
Click HERE for a copy of the FY 2018 Town Manager's Recommended Budget which was presented to the Town Council on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Additional budget documents can be found below:
FY 2018 Budget Spreadsheet
FY 2018 Budget Spreadsheet Cheat Sheet
NEW Community Events Calendar
Click HERE for a copy of the new Community Calendar with a complete listing of events for the Lovettsville Library, Lovettsville Elementary School, Lovettsville Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Game Club, and Community Center.
2016 Town of Lovettsville Annual Report Now Available
Click HERE for the Town's 2016 Annual Report. This document explains all of the many activities and projects the Town has been involved with over the past year.
| ***LOVETTSVILLE MAYFEST 2017***
Please join us for our 6th annual Lovettsville Mayfest on Saturday, May 27th from 10:00-6:00 on the Town Green. For more information click HERE.
2017 Town Manager Water Usage Report
Please see the report here.
DMV 2 Go at the Lovettsville Community Center - Thursday, March 9, 2017
The mobile DMV 2 Go will be at the Lovettsville Community Center, 57 East Broad Way, from 9AM to 4PM on Thursday, May 11, 2017. DMV2Go is a handicapped-accessible, full service mobile office that is equipped to process all DMV transactions. For more information, click HERE.
Mayor Zoldos' Post on Facebook (12/14/16)
Click HERE for a link to Mayor Zoldos' post regarding water rates, water quality, water quantity, and moving forward.
2016 Veterans Day Speech by Captain Beth A. Creighton (US NAVY)
Click HERE for a copy of CAPT. Creighton's moving speech given at the 2016 Veterans Day Ceremony.
2015-16 Comprehensive Plan Amendment
The amendment to the 2011 Comprehensive Plan adopted by the Town Council on February 9, 2017 is available on the Comprehensive Plan page by clicking HERE.
2017 Legislative Agenda
The 2017 Lovettsville Legislative Agenda will be an action item at our next Town Council meeting (Thursday, November 3, 2016). At this meeting, the Council will examine five proposed topics for adoption including: Development of an Economic Development Authority, increasing the Street Ownership and Maintenance Population Threshold, and support for Revenue Sharing Reform. To see all of the proposed legislative agenda items, please click HERE.
Envision LOUDOUN - Our County, Our Future
Envision LOUDOUN is an 18-month initiative being conducted by Loudoun County Government that will have a lasting impact on the Loudoun community, helping to promote a continued high quality of life in the county.
The process addresses growth, land use, transportation, community facilities and amenities, economic development, and fiscal management. You can participate by sharing your thoughts through a broad range of community engagement opportunities. Envision LOUDOUN will result in a New Comprehensive Plan that will serve as Loudoun County government’s guiding document for land use and development for the foreseeable future.
The first step in the community engagement process will include a series of "listening and learning" workshops throughout the county in November. Join others who care about the future of Loudoun and share ideas through fun, interactive activities in a casual, small-group setting. For more information about Envision LOUDOUN, including the upcoming workshops, click HERE.
2015 Water Quality Report (CCR) Now Available
Information about the Town of Lovettsville's water quality for 2015 is now available here.
Lovettsville Square - Phase 1 Now Leasing!
NVRetail is actively leasing Lovettsville Square, a mixed use development that will include a 17,500 SF retail building conveniently located on Route 287 at the intersection of W. Broad Way in the heart of Lovettsville. For more information, click HERE or call NVRetail at 703-448-4312.
Alert Loudoun 2.0
The Town of Lovettsville uses Alert Loudoun 2.0 to share information about traffic issues, water and sewer emergencies, and other Town services or urgent information. Click HERE to sign up for Alert Loudoun 2.0.
Lovettsville Miniature Replicas are on Sale
Click here to see the full collection of Town replicas. Replicas can be purchased at the Lovettsville Town Hall.
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