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CITY, REVIVE VIRGINIA & VIRGINIA FOUNDATION WORK TO REVITALIZE EMPTY SPACES DOWNTOWN
As part of the City's Downtown Revitilization efforts, the City is working with the Virginia Foundation and Revive Virginia on creation of a Pass Through Park at 418 Chestnut and a plaza at 529 Chestnut.  Click HERE for more information.


BE INVOLVED IN THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS!

The City of Virginia is seeking citizens in our community who are eager, willing, and motivated to become engaged by serving as a commissioner on City Commissions. Participating on a Commission is a great way for citizens to voice their concerns and opinions.

NEWS ABOUT THE MINERS RENOVATION PROJECT
Keep up-to-date with the latest news on the Miners Memorial Project

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND PRESERVATION CODE IS IN EFFECT
The Property Maintenance And Preservation Code Of The City Of Virginia, Minnesota is a code that regulates the minimum maintenance requirements for existing buildings. This is a maintenance document intended to establish minimum maintenance standards for basic equipment, light, ventilation, heating, sanitation and fire safety. Responsibility is fixed among owners, operators and occupants for code compliance. The Property Maintenance And Preservation Code Of The City Of Virginia, Minnesota provides for the regulation and safe use of existing structures in the interest of the social and economic welfare of the community. 

FINANCE YOUR ENERGY EFFICIENCY UPGRADES
For property owners, PACE OF MN offers a no-money-down means of financing energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements; fixed-rate financing over a number of years, financing without requiring a property appraisal; a streamlined financing and repayment process, and access to financing that may not be readily available through traditional means.

VPU TO DOWNSIZE RESIDENTIAL STEAM SYSTEM
In 2018, Virginia Public Utilities (VPU) will begin to downsize its district steam system. The move will phase out steam service to residential customers in Southside and Northside neighborhoods by the end of 2021. It will retain a core steam district to serve the local hospital, college, high school, downtown businesses, and some homes within that geographic area.

VPU originally had planned to complete this project by 2026, but an unexpected turn of events has accelerated the timeline and provided financial resources to assist residential customers through this transition. Assistance may include direct rebates or no-interest loans to help modernize homes with natural gas furnaces or other contemporary heating systems. Affected customers now have a unique opportunity to lower winter heating costs, improve home resale values,and position this proud Iron Range community for a more vibrant, sustainable future—at a minimal cost.

For more information, visit the Virginia Public Utilities website at www.vpuc.com




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