Due to the evolving coronavirus crisis, effective Sunday, March 22, 2020, the month long Keep Leesburg Beautiful initiative has been cancelled. If there are any updates to reschedule, our main KLB page will have those updates for you and I can reach out personally, too. Thank you for your patience and stay safe and healthy during this time.
Keep Leesburg Beautiful is a month-long opportunity throughout April each year for businesses, residents, and community groups to come together to make Leesburg a cleaner place for all.
Youth groups, community organizations, churches, businesses, homeowners associations, families, and individuals are encouraged to participate. Keep Leesburg Beautiful is a great opportunity for anyone who needs to complete community service hours or volunteer experience.
The two main volunteer opportunities for residents are:
- Litter Collection. Gather your friends, family, neighbors or co-workers and then select an area of Leesburg you would like to clean up or beautify. You can choose to work in your own neighborhood or choose a particular spot in town you think needs attention. Town staff can make suggestions for cleanup locations and help get permission from property owners (i.e., shopping centers) to work on their property. Join a planned event (listed below) or register online.
- Storm Drain Marker Inventory & Assessments. With over 6,000 storm sewer inlets in the Town of Leesburg, it is extremely difficult for our Inspection Staff to visually check each inlet on a regular basis. Volunteers can keep us updated on the condition of inlets in their neighborhoods and around town. By just walking your neighborhood and noting if storm sewer inlets have storm drain markers and what condition they are in, you can provide the Town with valuable information about our storm sewer system. We will provide a map with inlet locations and a checklist. Once you have completed your inventory, just email or fax us the form. If you notice inlets in need of repair, missing storm drain markers, or blocked with vegetation or trash, our Street Division will be notified to make repairs. Register online.
Golden Trash Can Award
Each year, the Town Council and Staff hold a clean-up challenge to see which group can collect the most trash. Last year they collected a total of 1,020 pounds of trash and debris. Who will take home the coveted award this year?
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Department of Public Works and Capital Projects at 703-771-2790 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.