•Parks and Recreation Commission – An advisory body appointed to advise Council as to the park and recreational needs of the City. The Commission also provides advisory direction to the Parks and Recreation Department staff on related topics including the annual budget, general recreational programming and relationships with other private and public organizations, and park development and re-development issues. Meetings: Held on the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Department of Parks and Recreation, 413 Port Republic Road, Waynesboro, VA.Youth Commission
Historical Commission is charged with preserving and protecting the history of the City of Waynesboro. The Historical Commission’s mission is to locate, collect, and preserve historical facts and important information about the community, and educate and encourage personal and community responsibility for preserving its past and fostering an understanding and appreciation of the City’s history. Meetings: Third Tuesday of each month – 6:30 p.m. – Conference Room of the Waynesboro Public Library., Waynesboro, Virginia, Waynesboro.
Community Action Partnership - Staunton, Augusta, Waynesboro: CAPSAW is a 15-member board with equal representation from Augusta County and the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro. CAPSAW administers funds made available annually to designated community action agencies through the Federal Community Services Block Grant, the State Community Services Block Grant, and Federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) funds, along with required match funds provided by each of three localities. The Board of Directors oversees the process through which these funds are distributed based on a regularly occurring community needs assessment and strategic planning process.
Meetings occur the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm. More information can be found on their website at: https://www.waynesboro.va.us/346/CAPSAW
- The Regional Youth Commission is comprised of 15 members, 5 representing each locality. One representative from each locality is a youth. This commission provides citizen input to the Director and staff of the Office on Youth concerning issues such as youth programming, funding, and community trends. The Commissioners serve as youth advocates and ambassadors for the OOY, and are dedicated to ensuring the provision of comprehensive youth development services in our region. This Commission meets bi-monthly and acts in an advisory capacity to the Office on Youth, The commission recommends general policies involving programming for youth and families; foster involvement of youth in their community, and evaluates and seek solutions to problems, activities and concerns. Meetings: Third Wednesday, every other month at 5:30. – United Way Office, 29 Idlewood Blvd, Fishersville.
Cultural Commission: The Commission coordinates the promotion and support of existing cultural activities and events in the Waynesboro area, supports the development of new cultural organizations towards the enhancement of the quality of life, and promotes a cultural tourism effort in the Waynesboro area. The Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council on matters relating to cultural activities, acts as an advisory board on behalf of the City with respect to grants and financial assistance to local organizations, assists and coordinates with planning similar activities by cultural organizations represented on the commission by nonvoting members, and seeks to cooperate with all agencies, public or private, in the promotion and education of the cultural activities of the city.
Meetings: Fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 P.M., Wayne Theatre Building, 533 West Main Street, Suite 1, Waynesboro.
Valley Community Services Board
: The purpose of this Board shall be to act as a direct agent of the Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro and the Counties of Augusta and Highland, in the establishment and operation of community mental health, intellectual disabilities, and substance abuse programs as provided for in Title §37.2-500, Chapter 5, §37.2-501 through §37.2-512, Code of Virginia (2005) as amended. The core of program services to be provided by the Board shall include emergency services, case management services subject to such funds as may be appropriated therefore, and may include a comprehensive system of inpatient, outpatient, day support residential, prevention, early intervention, and other appropriate mental health, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse services necessary to provide individualized services and supports to persons with mental illnesses, intellectual disabilities, or alcohol or drug abuse problems or dependence.
Meetings: Last Wed. of each month, 7:00 P.M., 86 Sangers Lane, Staunton.