Winchester City Council passes resolutions

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Winchester’s City Council approved a resolution that authorizes the allocation of CARES Act funding.

The monies will be allocated for emergency rental and utility payments and food assistance for low to moderate income level individuals impacted by COVID-19.

The City Council also approved banning guns of any kind from any city owned building or building being used by the city.

The ban applies to city public parks public right-of-ways as well as city yards.

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VDOT is a step closer to the Millwood Pike project

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Virginia’s Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced the Millwood Pike bridge over I-81 project will begin in 2023 or 24.

Winchester City will hold a public open house later this year to solicit input from citizens before the design is presented for City Council review.

The project will impact Millwood Avenue between I-81 and Apple Blossom Drive.

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