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Doing Business with the Town during the CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

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The Town is following the advice of the Governor prohibiting any gathering of 10 or more people, as a means to slow the spread of the disease.        

Operational Procedures – March 24 – April 23 at mid-night

Governor Northam has issued Executive Order 53 effective from March 24 – April 24.  It applies to the entire Commonwealth of Virginia.  This order places restrictions on businesses that serve the public in addition to the CDC recommendations to limit public gatherings to less than 10, and social distancing of 6’ between people.  The governor may adjust this order or issue new orders as needed given the quickly-changing public health situation.  The governor is urging all Virginians to limit non-essential travel, practice social distancing and keep 6’ apart from others. 

ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE GATHERINGS OF MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE ARE BANNED. 

Effective immediately, the following procedures are being implemented for the Town of South Boston:

  • EVENTS – All events held at any South Boston facility are postponed or cancelled.  This includes scheduled public meetings. 

 ESSENTIAL SERVICES -  All essential services such as Fire, EMS, Police and Refuse Collection will operate as normal.  Public Works will operate as normal using all safety protocols. 

 PARKS & RECREATION – All Parks and Recreation activities are cancelled.  Parks are closed to the public.

 ADMINISTRATION – Town Hall is closed to the public.  We are utilizing teleworking as much as possible.  We are enhancing sanitizing practices on common surfaces.  We are available by email or telephone.

Essential services are being maintained.   Police, Fire, and Public Works Departments are operating as normal using safely precautions outlined by the CDC.   Garbage will be picked up on the normal day.  
Business Licenses can be emailed fclark@southbostonva.us.  Her direct line is 434-575-4210.  
Taxes can be paid on-line (see Finance tab) or via bank check.  

Call Tom Raab, Town Manager (traab@southbostonva.us)  or Town Clerk Jane Jones at 575-4200 (jjones@southbostonva.us).