KELLY BURK


A LEADER WITH EXPERIENCE

VOTE NOVEMBER 3, 2020 

“Laura and I rooted our family in Leesburg because it is an incredible place to live, work, and receive an education. As someone who knows first hand what kind of leadership and commitment to service is required to make sure our community continues to be a great place to raise a family, I am proud to support Kelly Burk for mayor. I am confident Kelly will work hard to keep our local economy strong and welcoming for all.”

Attorney General Mark Herring


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3 months ago

Kelly Burk, Leesburg

Good morning reader! I have a question for you. I would appreciate your sharing this post to your friends so I can get as many opinions as possible.
Last night I received a text from a person attending the Board of Architectural Review. The meeting was in town chambers and this person had an item before the BAR. The members of the BAR sit up on the dais where glass has been installed between each member. The chair of the BAR did not wear a mask. The texter was extremely uncomfortable with the unmasked chair, while the glass protected the BAR members from each other it does not protect the public. Her item came up early in the meeting and she said if it had been later on the agenda she would have left before it came up even though this item was important to her businesses. She was that uncomfortable.
The council sits on the same dais for our meetings. Because of the masks the members wear, it can be difficult for staff to hear some the council members, many members have softer voices, do not lean into the mike, or move from the mike as the member is making a point. One council member takes off her mask regularly when she speaks, the rest of members keep them on. Town staff has suggested because if the difficulty in hearing the members, that all of us take off our masks when we speak.
What I want to ask you is how would you feel coming into a town council meeting, seeing the members on the dais taking off their masks to speak? Would this make you uncomfortable? Would you not care?
This issue is important to me because I do not want anyone to feel they are not safe coming to a town council or town board or commission meeting. Let me know what your reaction to the lack of mask wearing, would you be uncomfortable, would you be ok, and what do you expect of your elected and appointed officials to keep you safe? Thank you

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3 months ago

Kelly Burk, Leesburg

Patriot Disposal
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Please note that we will not be providing service for the Town of Leesburg on Thursday, February 18th due to inclement weather. Thursday’s services will be provided on Friday; Friday’s services will be provided on Saturday. This is subject to change. As of right now, we are planning on providing services to all other customers in accordance with our regula

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3 months ago

Kelly Burk, Leesburg

Parks and Recreation Cancels Classes Due to Winter Weather
Leesburg, VA (February 17, 2021) – Due to current weather forecasts of six to eight inches of snow, all classes at Ida Lee Recreation Center have been cancelled for Thursday, February 18, 2021.

Currently both facilities are scheduled to open on time. Updates will be made as they become available to the Town’s website and social media pages. If you have any further questions please call the front desk at 703-777-1368 or the inclement weather hotline at 703-737-7166.

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3 months ago

Kelly Burk, Leesburg

This is a very exciting new business in the Village of Leesburg. Hammer & Nails Grooming Shop for Guys, a men’s grooming shop that provides haircuts, shaves and hand & foot care, in a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere, is pleased to announce it has awarded a multi-unit franchise deal to Ilona Kirzhner of Reston, Va. The mother of three boys immigrated to the United States from the FSU in 1977 and has an impressive history of career and educational wins. I know this is going to be a very popular place here in Leesburg. Come and take a tour I know you will be impressed as I was. Congratulations to Ilona Kirzhner for having the vision and determination to open a new business during the pandemic.

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  • The Loudoun Museum Board of Trustees presented a hopeful future to Leesburg Town Council Monday night, earning council’s confidence to renew the downtown building’s lease. Council hosted a roundtable work session to discuss how the town could work with the museum once it reopens. “You can get to a point where a museum is good enough, and I think that Loudoun County wisely, in conjunction with the town, decided that what was good enough is not good enough anymore,” said … read more

  • The long walk to downtown Leesburg from public parking lots could become a quick golf cart ride. Leesburg Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to initiate a staff study about how and where the town might allow golf carts on public streets. The move was inspired when a transportation business, Cartwheels, asked if it could start ferrying visitors downtown from the far-flung Liberty and Pennington lots. According to Mayor Kelly Burk, who saw some of the business’s proposal, the golf carts would be … read more