Hot Topics and Important Issues


The Town Council is committed to providing information to residents on hot topics and important issues in the Town. Please review the information below. Some links may direct you to external sites for more information, such as the County Government. (This site is under development, so please be patient as we update documents and links!)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 27, 2020 News Release - Town of Purcellville Webpage with Information and Resources About COVID-19
March 27, 2020 News Release - Town of Purcellville Shares Resources for Area Businesses
March 26, 2020 - News Release - Town of Purcellville Coronavirus Weekly Update
March 26, 2020 News Release - Meals Tax Holiday
March 24, 2020 News Release - Impacts of Governor's Executive Order Regarding COVID-19 to the Town of Purcellville
Information about the Coronavirus
March 21, 2020 News Release - COVID-19 Local Coordination and Response to Reported Health Concerns
March 20, 2020 - News Release - No Wipes in the Pipes Even if if Says "Flushable"
March 20, 2020 News Release - Information Pertaining to Declaration of Local Emergency in Response to COVID-19
March 18, 2020 News Release - COVID-19 Related Changes to Town Meetings
March 17, 2020 News Release - Town Events Canceled to Limit Impact of COVID-19
March 16, 2020 News Release - Town Manager Issues Declaration of Local Emergency
March 13, 2020 New Release- Drinking Water and COVID-19 Fact Sheet
March 13, 2020 News Release - Police Dept. Coronavirus Precautions
Town of Purcellville COVID-19 Fact Sheet
March 11, 2020 Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Briefing on COVID-19
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
COVID Fact Sheet-Water and Wastewater
March 12, 2020 Governor Northam Declares State of Emergency
March 12, 2020 Town of Purcellville News Release
March 10, 2020 Loudoun County Briefing
Loudoun County Information
Virginia Dept. of Health
​Northern Virginia Regional Commission

Updates on the Town's Water Tower Project

February 11, 2020 Staff Report - Update on Water Tower Project
January 28, 2020 Staff Report - Update on Water Tower Project
November 1, 2019 News Release - Update on Elevated Water Tank and Cellular Carrier Reinstallation of Cellular Equipment
July 11, 2019 News Release - Update on Rehabilitation of Water Tower and New Cellular Tower
November 9, 2018 News Release - Water Tower Renovation Update
July 10, 2018 News Release - Update to Water Tower Project-Potential Cell Service Interruptions
June 4, 2018 News Release-Potential Cell Service Interruptions
May 31, 2018 News Release-Water Tank Maintenance & Renovation Project-Possible Cell Service Interruptions
January 23, 2018 Staff Report-Water Tower Renovation and Preventative Maintenance

​Data Security Breach Incident

November 10, 2019 Press Release - Data Breach Security Incident

​​​November 15, 2019 Press Release - Update on Data Security Breach Incident

Route 287 North-bound Turn Lanes Associated with the Traffic Signal at Route 7

February 11, 2020 Town Council Meeting-Staff Report
Click here to watch/listen to the discussion.

Public Safety Initiatives

The Town Council, Police Department, and Public Works continue to work on initiatives to keep our community safe. Examples include better signage, pavement markings, enforcement, and education. The Town's most recent initiative is the Pedestrian Crosswalk Flag program, that gives greater visibility of pedestrians and helps drivers be more aware of pedestrians wishing to cross Main Street.  Click this link for more information and a safety video!

33rd and Country Club Drive Cut-Through Traffic Pilot Program

The Purcellville Town Council is committed to working with the citizens in the Catoctin Meadows and Country Club Estates neighborhoods and affected areas to address the issues and safety concerns of cut-through traffic. Click here for more information.

Field's Farm Park Road, Western Loudoun Park and Ride Facility, Field's Farm Park Development

The Town of Purcellville has agreed to assist the Loudoun County Dept. of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure in community outreach to better inform both Town and County residents of the proposed project. More information about this County project can be found here.

Aberdeen Property

The Town Council is exploring options to utilize the town-owned Aberdeen property. Click here for more information.


Please click on the link for information pertaining to various transportation "hot topics". Click here for more information.

Purcellville's Comprehensive Plan Update

The Town of Purcellville's Planning Commission and Town Council are in the process of updating the Town's Comprehensive Plan, which sets out a vision for the community for the next 20-30 years. Please visit for more information.

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Preservation, Operation, and Management of Fireman's Field

The Town of Purcellville has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for firms and entities that are interested in managing all or a portion of the Fireman's Field complex. You can view the RFP on the bid board at this link and you can find associated materials as part of the Town Council agenda for the July 25, 2017 Meeting. The link is here, and navigate to Item 12.d.  You can also read about the restructuring of certain Parks and Recreation Fund debt in our fact sheet here.

Franklin Park to Purcellville Trail

Loudoun County is looking at alignment options for a multi-modal path from Franklin Park to 32nd Street in Purcellville. This would create a direct connection to the W&OD Trail and other pathways within the Town. Documents prepared by the County are available here:

 Please offer your feedback through this Polco question (CLICK THIS LINK) or by emailing the Town Council.

Current Development Activity and Applications

Read more about active land development applications and current activity at this link. You can also see a slideshow of what the buildings at Catoctin Corner (NE corner of Main St. and 287 - at the Traffic Circle) will look like.

Provide Your Input

Now that you've read about some of the hot topics and important issues facing Purcellville, please take a moment and find out how you can engage in these issues. There are many ways to provide your input, from showing up to Council Meetings, sending an email, taking a vote on our online poll, or discussing new ideas with your neighbors. Check out all the options at our Citizen Engagement portal!