PO Box 104, The Plains, VA 20198

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10.14.2020 IGNITE FAUQUIER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Warrenton, VA
September 1, 2020

Ignite Fauquier – Business and Professional Services Peer Group to Offer Business Assistance Program

The Mason Enterprise Center, continuing their effort to Re-Ignite Fauquier, announces a new program to assist local businesses. The Business and Professional Services Peer Group, formed in response to the Covid-19 crisis, will begin to offer assistance programs for local small businesses.

From Renee Younes, Director of the Mason Enterprise Center- "The purpose of this group is to provide assistance to those members of the local business community that are facing challenges related to COVID-19. The peer group will provide free initial subject matter related consultation to assist an organization through these difficult times."


Please reach out to Renee at 540-216-7100 OR ryounes@gmu.edu for more information.
www.ignitefauquier.com
10.13.2020 TOWN COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 20, 2020 click here to read more »
10.13.2020 FREE TUTORING! click here to read more »
10.13.2020 FREE INTERNET CAFE click here to read more »
10.13.2020 THE PLAINS COMMUNITY LEAGUE OCTOBER NEWS click here to read more »
10.13.2020 THE PLAINS COMMUNITY LEAGUE OCTOER CALENDAR click here to read more »
10.11.2020 ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT Architectural Review Board Announcement

The ARB of The Plains, Virginia will meet on Monday 2 November 2020 at 7:00 P. M.
at the Community House, 6473 Main Street. if there are proper applications.

A properly completed request must be in by Monday, 19 October to get on the agenda of this meeting.

Masks are required and will be available, if needed, but there are limited quantities.

Contact Stephen Gyurisin
smgyurisin@advancedplanningassociates.com
540-336-7357

Meeting open to the public
Seating is limited.
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10.03.2020 FALL CLEAN UP - OCTOBER 14, 2020 TOWN OF THE PLAINS
SPECIAL FALL TRASH CLEAN UP
OCTOBER 14, 2020


ITEMS PICKED UP SEPARATELY:

Refrigerators, Freezers, Air
Conditioners, Washers, Dryers,
Stoves, Lawn Mowers
Note: Please no gas or oil in Lawn Mowers.
WILL PICK UP ANYTHING MADE OF MATERIAL SUCH AS BEDDING, TABLECLOTHS, CURTAINS, BAGS OF CLOTHING, PRS. OF SHOES FOR RECYCLING.

ITEMS NOT PICKED UP:
Brush, Motors, Oil Tanks, Tires, Batteries,
Oils, Paints, Anti-Freeze

NO PICK-UPS FROM COMMERCIAL LOCATIONS

HAVE PICK UP ITEMS OUT WITH REGULAR TRASH.
10.03.2020 2020 SCARECROW CONTEST Annual Scare Crow Contest 2020
Even during a pandemic we should have some fun.

This is the perfect social distancing event of the year. Our theme is: “Let’s have some fun!”
Put the pandemic & politics aside.
Stop being so serious and build a scarecrow that is scary and hilarious.

The Plains Annual Scare Crow Contest will start “officially” on Wednesday, October 7th and end “officially” on November 3rd.
Please have your Scarecrow up and ready by no later than October 10th.
Scarecrows will be judged on October 29th by our secret judge.

To enter your scarecrow into the contest send a picture (from your phone) or drop off a note to Lisa at Baileywyck Antiques:
lisa@baileywyckantiques.com by October 17th. Be sure to include your name, number, email and the address where your
scary-funny scarecrow is located so the judges can find it. Your street address is all the judges need.
One prize will be awarded to the scarecrow that best suits the mood we are all in this year.
Pandemic and political themed scarecrows will not be judged.

Baileywyck Antiques
Wednesday through Sunday, 11 to 6 (or by appointment)
4274 Loudoun Avenue, The Plains, Virginia 20198
540-687-6097 wwwbaileywyckantiques.com

Lisa at Baileywyck Antiques: lisa@baileywyckantiques.com

Send a photo of your scarecrow to Steve Gyurisin if you want it posted on the Town Website: smgyurisin@gmail.com

Let’s have some fun! Let’s have our scarecrow contest!
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08.08.2020 OCTOBER TOWN MEETINGS It is mandatory to wear a face mask and social distance while attending all Town meetings. All town meetings are open to the public.

TOWN COUNCIL - The Town Council meets monthly on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the lower level of the Afro American Historical Association of Fauquier County building located at 4243 Loudoun Avenue, The Plains, Virginia 20198. Public Hearings are generally held the same night at 7:00 p.m. The next regular monthly Town Council meeting is scheduled for October 19, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Items to be placed on the Town Council agenda should be provided to the Town Clerk/Treasurer two weeks prior to the scheduled meeting. Meetings are open to the public.

PLANNING COMMISSION - The Planning Commission meets monthly on the last Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the lower level of the Afro American Historical Association of Fauquier County building located at 4243 Loudoun Avenue, The Plains, Virginia 20198. The next Planning Commission meeting will be held October 26th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. A work-session is planned for the same night at 5:30 p.m. The cut-off date for monthly meetings is two weeks prior to the meeting. The cut-off date for the October 26th meeting is October 12th, 2020 Meetings and work sessions are open to the public.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD (ARB) - The Architectural Review Board (ARB) meets the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held in the John Page Turner Community House located at 6475 Main Street, The Plains, Virginia, 20198. The next ARB meeting will be held Monday, October 5th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The cut-off date for the October ARB meeting is September 21st, 2020. Meetings are open to the public.

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS (BZA) - The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meets the first Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the John Page Turner Community House located at 6475 Main Street, The Plains, Virginia, 20198. Meetings are held when an application or appeal is filed. The BZA meets for it's annual meeting on the first Thursday of the month of January to organize and elect officers. Meetings are open to the public. There is no meeting in October 2020.

PARK AUTHORITY - The Park Authority meets on an as-need basis. Meetings are open to the public.

All meeting announcements and agendas are place on the Town Website and US Post Office on Fauquier Avenue bulletin board about a week prior to the scheduled meeting.
03.19.2020 MAKE FOOD DONATIONS HERE The Peas & Grace food pantry will be open on Tuesday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. starting March 31, 2020. Call (540-253-5177, ext. 101) leave a message with your name and phone number. Come to the entrance is under the clock tower, by the church office in the education wing.

Donations of non-perishable food items are always welcome, to help us keep our shelves stocked. Call (540-253-5177, ext 101 for drop off instructions. Not sure what we might need? A good rule of thumb is to “donate whatever you think you would want to eat.”
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Our Town meetings are now back to a regular schedule.  Our restaurants and shops are open and doing the best that they can to serve you.  Of course, all public health standards, as ordered, are required  Be safe and consideridate of others.  Thank you.

 

Lori Sisson, Mayor

 

 

October 2020 Town Announcements - For more information look at the News & Updates section

 

 

Fall Clean UP Day: October 14, 2020 We will have our special fall trach clean up for all town residents.

 

Scare Crow Contest: The Plains Annual Scare Crow Contest will start “officially” on Wednesday, October 7th and end “officially” on November 3rd.  Please have your Scarecrow up and ready by no later than October 10th.  Scarecrows will be judged on October 29th by our secret judge.  The theme is "Let's have some fun."