The Environmental Performance Standards Advisory Committee provides guidance and recommendations to City Council in the establishment of environmental performance standards for public development and redevelopment projects, and will encourage the private sector to meet these standards as well.
Public Works is offering assistance to property owners who would like to apply for the Stormwater Utility Fee credit program. The workshops will be held at two locations on two dates.
Residents are invited to share ideas and learn more about the city’s trees. The meeting will be held in Massanutten Regional Library's Grand Room.
The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) and the Green Infrastructure Center Inc. (GIC) partnered with the City of Harrisonburg in 2016 in order to evaluate the City’s urban tree canopy and determine how to best incorporate urban forests into the City’s stormwater management programs (i.e. Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) and related stormwater management goals and ordinances). This project was completed in 2018.
The City of Harrisonburg has partnered with a local organization to revitalize the pond at Purcell Park.
- Project Date: Spring 2017
- Partners: City of Harrisonburg, Virginia Department of Forestry
- Funding: Grant funding from the Virginia Trees for Clean Water Grant
- Volunteers: Harrisonburg BSA Troop 40
The City of Harrisonburg and the Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting a Rain Barrel Workshop at the Westover Cecil F. Gilkerson Community Activities Center.
The Stormwater Advisory Committee and city staff are hosting an open-house meeting at the Community Activities Center where citizens are invited to learn about the ongoing development of the City’s Stormwater Improvement Plan.
Play an active role in your community and help preserve the condition of your environment. Report any spills, illicit discharges, sewer problems, etc.