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The Town of Crewe seeks to be as transparent as possible. As stewards of public resources, we believe in open and honest communication. Please select a topic below to read more about our current governmental operations, town leadership, information on transparency, and links to past council meetings and minutes.
The Town of Crewe understands that citizens want to be engaged, but cannot always make it to a public meeting. That's why the minutes of public meetings can be found by following the link below. Additionally, Council records each regular meeting and uploads the video to YouTube, generally within a week of the meeting date. Links to those meetings can be found on the same page.
The Town of Crewe has also partnered with Virginia Tech to digitize old minute books dating back to the late 19th century. Look for images of those historic minutes at the link below as they are made available.
Brian S. Thrower
Tiffany Dumond Sisk
Hours of Operation and Contact
The Town Office is open for normal business Monday through Friday, during the hours of 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Administration can be reached at 434-645-9453.
After hours emergency situations can be resolved by calling the Nottoway County Sheriff's Office.
Alfredo "Al" Ferrer
The Crewe Police Department has six (2) sworn officers, including the Chief of Police. The Department is also served by Executive Chief of Staff P.J. Wilborn.
The Police Department also handles Code Enforcement for the Town. Please contact Officer Phil Morgan at firstname.lastname@example.org with any code enforcement related issues (grass, trash, inoperable vehicles, etc.).
The Police Department can be reached at 434-645-7472.
Director of Public Works
The Town of Crewe garbage collection schedule is as follows:
East end customers (east of Carter Street): Monday and Thursday
West end customers (west of Carter Street): Tuesday and Friday
Commercial/Business customers: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
All garbage must be placed in fly tight (garbage bags) containers and placed in cans with tops, no larger than 35 gallons. Cans should be either placed in a rack or chained so wind or stray animals cannot overturn them. Cans cannot weigh over 50 pounds. Residents may have up to three cans per household. All cans should be placed in the alley where available.
If you need a rack, please contact the town office. Staff can build one for you at cost ($150 for a 2-can rack, $200 for a 3-can rack).
Public Works can be reached at 434-645-9213.
Acting Director of Public Utilities
The Town operates both a Water Treatment Plant and
Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Public Utilities Director oversees the operations of both plants.
Public Utilities can be reached at 434-645-9436.
To request records from the Town of Crewe, please direct your request to Tiffany Sisk, Town Clerk. She can be reached at Tiffany Sisk, 125 E. Carolina Ave. Crewe, VA 23930, 434-645-9453, email@example.com. You may also contact her with questions you have concerning requesting records from the Town of Crewe. In addition, the Freedom of Information Advisory Council is available to answer any questions you may have about FOIA. The Council may be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (804) 225-3056 or [toll free] 1-866-448-4100.
Regular meetings of the Crewe Town Council are held on the second Monday of every month, unless otherwise announced. These meetings begin at 7pm and are held in the Crewe Library Conference Room.
All meetings are open to the public with a public comment portion. Citizens who speak during the public comment portion are asked to please keep comments to under 3 minutes.
Occasionally, the Mayor and/or Council will call a special meeting or work session to discuss pressing business. Committees and work groups meet at the call of the chairman.
Each year, Crewe Town Council creates an annual operating budget. This is an extensive process, beginning generally in April. The Town's fiscal year begins on July 1 and ends on June 30.
Specific budget information is coming soon.
All current Crewe ordinances can be found here.
Town elections occur the first Tuesday of May in even-numbered years. All seven council seats are "at large," meaning voters cast up to seven ballots for each member of council. Crewe's mayor is elected at the same time.
For more information, contact the Nottoway County Registrar at 434-645-8148.
Phil Miskovic is serving his first term as Mayor of Crewe. He pr served four terms as councilman for the Town of Crewe, winning his first election in 2012. Phil has served as chairman of Crewe’s Economic Development Committee and member of the Volunteer Services Committee. Phil has also served as chairman of the Virginia Municipal League’s General Laws Policy Committee, and is currently a member of VML’s Legislative Committee. Phil represented Crewe as a member of the Governor’s Rural Jobs Taskforce in 2013.
Phil is very active in the Nottoway community, having held leadership positions in several community organizations, including the Nottoway Historical Association, the Crewe-Burkeville Chamber of Commerce, and the Crewe-Burkeville Lions Club. He was presented with a Service to Youth Award by the Virginia YMCA in 2016 for his continued support of the Virginia YMCA’s Model General Assembly and the 2019 Emerging Leader Award by the Sorensen institute for Political Leadership.
Phil is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Administration and Public Affairs Virginia Tech, focusing his research on government in rural communities and the necessary conditions for community and economic development. He holds a Master’s degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness from VCU and a BA in Religion from Hampden-Sydney College. He is a member of the Sorensen Institute’s Political Leaders Program class of 2015.
Wendy Bowen has lived in Crewe, VA her entire life. A graduate of Nottoway High School, she worked while in high school at the Red & White grocery store as cashier, deli manager, dairy and frozen food manager, and produce manager before being promoted to Assistant Manager at time of graduation. When Star Value purchased Red & White, Wendy was moved to Star Value as Assistant Manager. She worked as Assistant Manager for 13 years until the developer of Crewe Station recruited her to manage the store section of the brand new business in Crewe. Wendy was later promoted to General Manager of Crewe Station and has remained there business for the last 21 years. Wendy stayed local and was caretaker of her mother Rachel who battled Alzheimer’s for 16 years. After Rachel passed away, Wendy was caregiver for her father Amos who was a beloved letter carrier for the US post office in Crewe for 32 years and a beloved mechanic for a lot of citizens in his off time. Wendy’s mother in her earlier years was very involved with the Nottoway County Democratic Party and Wendy followed in her footsteps by serving as Chair of the local party for several years before stepping down to run for Town Council in 2018. This is her first term on council. Wendy also volunteered many hours as a softball coach at CBYRA and also served on that board. Wendy also serves on the board of directors for Crewe Country Club.