An open house will be held at Rouss City Hall

The City of Winchester website announced an open house at Rouss City Hall Mar. 1.

The public is invited to add their input to the update of the 2019 – 2022 comprehensive plan which provides physical development for the city.

The meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m..

Public input can also be submitted online by email or letter to the Winchester clerk by noon Feb. 24, 2022.

You can email or call (540) 667-1815 to make other arrangements.

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Winchester mourns the sudden loss of a council member

A City of Winchester news release announced the sudden passing of Common Council Member Judy McKiernan.

McKiernan passed away suddenly Mon. night Nov. 29 at the age of 58.

In the email Winchester Mayor John David Smith Jr. called McKiernan a community champion who went above and beyond to ensure residents have a voice in local government.

McKiernan was a City Council member since 2018 and was also active in the Winchester Public School system since 1990.

The Winchester City flag at Rouss City hall will be fly at half staff in her honor.

It’s believed the cause of death was a sudden heart attack baring the examination.

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Two Winchester offices remain closed due to COVID-19

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Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office as well as Winchester Treasurer’s Office will remain closed until at least Jan. 15 due to COVID-19 protocols.

While the offices are closed both will be available by phone or email.

Both offices are at phone number (540) 667-1815.

Online services will also be available at of course drop boxes located outside Rouss City hall at the Creamery Building are always available.

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City of Winchester Councilors swearing in

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New and re-elected City of Winchester Councilors will be sworn in on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 beginning at 5 pm in the Rouss City Hall Council Chambers.

To limit the number of people in the room to compile with the Governor’s orders the swearing in will be one Councilor at a time.

Limiting the number of people in the chamber.

You are invited to watch the ceremonies at the City’s YouTube page.

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