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Monday, 24-Nov-2014 02:45:49 EST

Notice - Paving and Milling

Posted May 19, 2014

The following streets will be milled and paved. Project begins on Thursday, May 22, 2014.

Notice of Writ for Special Election in Town of Bedford On November 4, 2014

Posted March 11, 2014

A special election will be held on November 4, 2014, in the Town of Bedford to elect four members to Town Council for the unexpired portion of the term of each of the four present council members whose terms expire on December 31, 2016.
Persons interested in becoming a candidate for this election may contact the Bedford County General Registrar or the Virginia State Board of Elections website at
for information on becoming a candidate.
The deadline for candidates filing for a 2 year term is 5 p.m. on August 15, 2014.

Charles T. Walker, Secretary
Bedford County Electoral Board
Bedford County Office of Elections
122 E Main Street, Suite 204
Bedford, VA 24523
Phone: 540-586-7649


Utility bill estimator, Energy Depot, and more tools ...

Posted 30 October 2008

Check out our Utility Bill Estimator Page! Put in your meter size (water or electric), your location, and click "calculate". Works whether you're a Town or County resident, residential or commercial/industrial. This can help for budgeting especially with the cold winter months. If you decide that you'd like to discuss our budget plan, please contact the Utility Billing office and they can get you more information and help get you set up on a budget.

NEW! - Energy Depot

Take charge of your energy costs with new tools!

Provided by our partner AMP-Ohio, these tools let you look closely at the consumption for your heat pump, appliances, and more. Find out how much money you can save with insulation, an upgraded furnace, or replacement windows. Estimate your bills in a variety of scenarios. Fin out the latest about CFC bulbs, energy credits, and much, much more. You'll want to bookmark this site ... it will help you take charge of your energy consumption and save money. Note: this link will direct you off of the Town of Bedford website; the Town is not responsible for the content of outside websites.
Contact: Electric Department

We are now the TOWN OF BEDFORD!

Please click on the links below for more information:

How your utility bill will change.
Map of Boundary Adjustments
Reversion Agreement
Bedford Regional Water Authority

Public Hearing Notice - Town Planning Commission

Posted March 17 2014

Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to be held by the Town Planning Commission at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 and by the Town Council at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Town Municipal Building, Council Hall, 215 E. Main Street for the following purpose:

To consider abandonment of a Town right-of-way adjacent to tax map parcels 175-A-57, 175-A-62 and 175-A-63 on Longwood Avenue; 175-A-58, 175-A-59, 175-A-60 and 175-7-F on Park Street; and 195-A-58A on Baltimore Avenue. The request is being made by Todd A. Roberts, property owner, 1106 Park Street, Bedford, VA 24523.

Information regarding this request is on file in the office of Planning & Community Development.
Anyone who is in favor of or opposed to this request will have an opportunity to express his or her views at this hearing.
By the Authority of the Planning Commission and Town Council of Town of Bedford

Public Hearing Notice - Town Board of Zoning Appeals

Posted March 19 2014

Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to be held by the Town Board of Zoning Appeals at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in the Town Municipal Building, 2nd floor Council Chambers, at 215 East Main Street, Bedford, VA 24523. This meeting is for the following purposes:

To consider a variance request in an R-1A Low Density Residential District, 805 Longwood Avenue, Tax Map #175-A-47, to allow a 24' x 12' storage building 6' off the Elm Street side. The Town Land Development Regulations, Section 803, require that rear and side yard setbacks abutting public street right-of-ways shall be equal to the required front yard setback of 25' for R-1A District. The request is being made by the owner Mr. Walter Yuill, 805 Longwood Avenue, Bedford, VA 24523.

Information regarding this request is on file at the Town of Bedford,Municipal Building, Dept. of Planning and Community Development, 215 East Main Street, Bedford VA, 24523.

Anyone who is in favor of or opposed to this request for appeal will have an opportunity to express his/her view at this hearing.

By the Authority of the Board of Zoning Appeals of the Town of Bedford.

Important Announcement:

Starting in July of 2013, there will be major changes to your utility bill

As a part of the agreement for the Town of Bedford to become the Town of Bedford on July 1st, the Town will no longer provide or bill for water and sewer. Instead, this will be handled by the Bedford Regional Water Authority (BRWA), a new consolidated water authority that will serve both the Town and the County. The Town will still provide electric service, trash pickup and recycling. What does this mean for you?

The BRWA offices will be located at 1723 Falling Creek Road, Bedford VA 24523. They can be reached by phone at 540-586-7679 or on the web at:

The Town utilities office will still be located at 215 E. Main Street, Bedford VA 24523. They can be reached by phone at: 540-587-6047 or on the web at:

Cop Camp 2014

Posted March 4, 2014

Cop Camp is set to start July 7, 2014. Help us to make this our most fantastic year of camp! This will be our tenth year celebration and we would like to have our largest group ever! In 2013, due to the contributions from businesses and private individuals, we were able to increase our camp size from 125 children to 150 children. Your help is greatly appreciated in getting us to an even larger group of children.
Donations Are Appreciated! These are the items that are needed for camp. An inexpensive donation of one of these items goes a very long way in helping us make it through the week! Drop your donations off at the Police Department.

Registration Information:

Camp is free to all children and a daily lunch along with beverages throughout the day will be provided. Registration will begin Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. at the Police Department. YOU MUST COME TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR REGISTRATION.
Bedford Police Department, 215 E. Main Street, Bedford VA 24523, Phone: 540-587-6011


Another new service by your Bedford VA Police Department: Try this link to see what crimes are occurring in the Town or in your specific neighborhood. To start, type Bedford, VA in the address block, then use the drop down menus to query the crimes and the dates that you want to see. Currently, data has been loaded back to May 1, 2013 and is uploaded every morning. If you have difficulty call us at 540-587-6011 and Lt. Foreman will walk you through the process.


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