Public Works staff has a plan, to formalize that plan we recently received a 2020 Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Grant to help create an Urban Forest Management Plan as well as a cost-share grant aimed at helping purchase additional trees to replace ones that have been lost.
What happens to the ash trees in Harrisonburg.
The new Toter system utilizes a Toter trash cart that attaches to a tipper plate, attached to each of the City's sanitation trucks, to lift the 96- or 48-gallon Toter trash carts provided by Public Works for use at each of the serviced addresses.
City offices will be closed Monday, June 19, 2023 in observance of Juneteenth. Refuse for Monday, June 19 will be collected on Tuesday, June 20.
This study evaluated the traffic impacts of modifying the downtown transportation network, which will inform the City's future Downtown Master Planning process. Using traffic software models, consultants and the study team analyzed three different scenarios.
The public comment period on the Smith Creek TMDL Action Plan is open May 21 to June 5.
The Environmental Action Plan (EAP) is a guide for city leaders, staff, and members of the community to implement sustainability visions and principles. To-date, the City of Harrisonburg has taken steps to address the quality and care of our natural resources; however, the latest science indicates that more ambitious actions are required to mitigate the impacts of environmental degradation and the changing climate that will affect our community’s health, economy, and well-being.
City offices will be closed Friday, April 7, 2023 in observance of Spring Holiday. Refuse for Friday, April 7 will be collected on Friday, April 7 as scheduled.
Public Works is hosting workshops in City Hall to provide resources on the Harrisonburg Conservation Assistance Program (HCAP).
Citizens with concerns about drainage issues that have caused or are threatening damage to private properties may utilize the Drainage Improvement Program to request City-funded improvements.