Committees, Commissions, and Boards
The Purcellville Arts Council supports visual and performing arts in the Town of Purcellville, The Purcellville Arts Council works to offer local artists more opportunities to share their art with the public while providing residents with a variety of ways to experience, enjoy, and learn about art. The Arts Council meets regularly the second Monday of each month at 7:00 PM at Town Hall. You can email the committee at email@example.com.
The Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) is appointed by the Town Council to provide advice on matters relating to the promotion of a sound economy for the Town. The Committee makes recommendations on new policies and programs to strengthen the Town’s commercial tax base by supporting the existing business community and encouraging new businesses to locate within the Town. The Committee supports its recommendations with research on the economic health of the Town and the business needs of the community. The Committee also provides assistance for Town events that enhance the economic vitality of Purcellville. The EDAC meets regularly the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM at Town Hall. You can email the committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every local government in Virginia is required to have a Planning Commission “in order to promote the orderly development of the locality and its environs” (Code of Virginia, Section 15.2-2210). The Purcellville Planning Commission is a seven-member body of Town residents that are appointed by the Town Council to advise the Council on matters relating to Town planning and development. The Commission also develops and recommends updates to the Town’s Comprehensive Plan, which outlines the Town’s vision for its future and strategies for attaining that future. The Commission also reviews and makes recommendations on updates to the Town’s zoning and development related regulations that help to implement the Comprehensive Plan. The Planning Commission meets the first and third Thursday's of each month at 7:00 PM at Town Hall. You can email the committee at email@example.com.
The Tree and Environment Sustainability Committee (TESC) marks the merging of two former committees: Tree and Beautification and Committee on the Environment. The TESC will look at all aspects of environmental programs, sustainability ideas, and enhancement of the tree canopy and continuation of the Town's Tree City USA designation. The TESC meets regularly the third Monday of each month at 7:00 PM at Town Hall. You can email the committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Train Station Advisory Board (TSAB) was re-established in June 2018 and consists of members from Town Council, the Economic Development Advisory Committee, the Planning Commission, the Purcellville Historic Society and a citizen appointed member. The TSAB shall be responsible for activities as noted in the Covenants and Conditions for the Train Station. The TSAB meets the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM at the Train Station. You can email the board at email@example.com.