Posted on: October 16, 2017

Oct. 24 Board of Supervisors Agenda Amended

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The agenda for the ‪4 p.m. Oct. 24‬ James City County Board of Supervisors Work Session has been amended to remove the joint meeting with the Planning Commission. The Board will still meet as scheduled. The next meeting of the Planning C...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Scheduled for Oct. 18

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The Planning Commission Development Review Committee will meet on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. to discuss the following:

  • C-0072-2017, Oakland Farm Rezoning

All meetings are open to the public and will be held in Building A of the James City Coun...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Full Ramp and Road Closures Scheduled Overnight for I-64 Widening Project

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Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps and roads to perform construction activities on the first and second segments of the I-64 Widening Project:

Segment I:

  • Full ramp closure overnight on I-64 ...
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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Posh Salon of Williamsburg Moves to Larger Space and Adds Employees

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James City County is pleased to announce that Posh Salon of Williamsburg (Posh Salon) held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Oct. 12 for their new larger location in the Monticello Marketplace. The new location is 3,000 square feet, which is double th...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

No Wake Zone Added at Chickahominy Riverfront Park

Park Update

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has established a “No Wake Zone” along Gordon’s Creek, adjacent to Chickahominy Riverfront Park. The No Wake buoys have been placed in Gordon's Creek that runs along the Chickahominy Riverfront Park cam...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Board of Supervisors Makes Appointment to Peninsula Airport Commission

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At its Oct. 10 meeting, the James City County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to take its seat on the Peninsula Airport Commission (PAC) as allowed by the Acts of Assembly of 1946, which created the PAC and provided that James City County, York Cou...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Treasurer's Office Contracts with Law Firm to Collect Delinquent Taxes

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The James City County Treasurer’s Office has contracted with the Virginia law firm, Taxing Authority Consulting Services, P.C. (TACS), to assist with the collection of delinquent real estate taxes.

All taxpayers owing real estate taxes delinquent...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 15-21

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James City County Police Department joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver Safety Week to encourage all parents to talk to their teen drivers about the rules of the road.

Motor vehicle crashes are the l...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Sentara Therapy Center Opens on Treyburn Drive

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James City County is pleased to announce that Sentara Therapy Center held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Oct. 10 at their new location, 3901 Treyburn Drive.

Sentara Therapy Center offers comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation programs and specializ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

County Earns National Accreditation in Parks & Recreation

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James City County joins the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). T...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Take a Look at the FY 2017 Annual Report Video

James City County FY 2017 Annual Report

Produced by JCC TV, this year’s annual report reviews the accomplishments of the County in fiscal year 2017 (between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017). Unlike previous years, this year’s capital projects, public safety statistics and oth...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

2017 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

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Self Haul

James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 6-19, 2017 and Jan. 2-21, 2018 at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond Road. The ConvenienceCenter is open daily from 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Leaves will only be accepted in c...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

What happened at the Oct. 10 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

James City County Board of Supervisors

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Oct. 10, 2017 meeting:

Presentations

1. Clean County Commission Annual Update, http://ec4.cc/jg4aea8b42. Annual Report Presentation, http://ec4.cc/jg7882c75  

C...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Oct. 10 Episode of This Week in James City County Features Dianna Moorman, General Registrar

This Week in James City County

Dianna Moorman, General Registrar and Director of Elections for James City County joins the podcast this week to talk about the upcoming election, the need for Officers of Election, important deadlines and more. Check it out and let us know what you think...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Students Visit County Businesses for Manufacturing Day

MFG Day

On Oct. 6, students from Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools visited Anheuser-Busch, Owens-Illinois, Coresix Precision Glass, Ball Corporation, Nicewood Enterprises, Printpack and the James City County Five Forks Water Treatment Plant for Manufa...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Incorrect Address for Absentee Voting Location

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Residents may have received mail promoting absentee voting from the Republican Party of Virginia. The letter included an incorrect address, telephone number and hours for the James City County Voter Registration and Elections Office.

The correct address is...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Trick-or-treat Hours Set

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Trick-or-treat hours in James City County are from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31 for children 12 and under.

JCC Police recommend the following tips for a safe Halloween night:

  • Costumes should be easy to walk in and short enough to avoid tripping. They sho...
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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Agricultural and Forestal Districts Advisory (AFD) Committee Seeking Applications for New Members

Agricultural and Forestal Districts Committee Seeks Members

The James City County Agricultural and Forestal Districts Advisory (AFD) Committee is currently seeking applications for new members. Interested County residents can submit an application online.

The AFD Committee advises the Planning Commission and the Bo...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2017

October Events with Parks & Recreation

October Flash

Aquatics 

Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations 

There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for October classes is open through Oct. 4. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreatio...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Billsburg Brewery Receives $100,000 Virginia Tourism Growth Fund Grant

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Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Billsburg Brewery is receiving a $100,000 Virginia Tourism Growth Fund grant to assist with the development of the new craft brewery. The funds will be used for creating additional parking, pedestrian access, a beer...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Police Go Pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Beginning Oct. 1, many officers with James City County Police Department will recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing specially manufactured badges with a pink background. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual health camp...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Claims Information for Recent Electrical Power Surge

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The James City County Board of Supervisors met with a representative from Dominion Energy at their Sept. 26 Work Session. Video from the meeting is available online. Citizens who sustained damage during the electrical power surge on Sept. 20 in the Grove ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2017

Alewerks Opens New Tasting Room at Williamsburg Premium Outlets

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James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company has opened its new tasting room at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The new venture is an open-concept retail store and micro-brewing facility in 3,000 square feet and is located at 5...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Do You Know Your Zone?

Know where you are. So you know when to go. Know Your Zone. Please go to KnowYourZoneVa.org to find

Do you know your zone? Community Emergency Response (CERT) volunteers with James City County are going door-to-door in neighborhoods included in the County’s evacuation zones.

Evacuation zones designated A through C are in place in James City Cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2017

New Event From Parks & Recreation - Boo Bash at the Beach!

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Enjoy a “day at the beach” with a Halloween
twist! Parks & Recreation is offering a new event - Boo Bash at the Beach on Saturday, Oct. 21, 1-4 p.m. at Jamestown Beach Event Park. Theafternoon features hands-on activities, music...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Police Receive Two Law Enforcement Challenge Awards

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James City County Police Department was recognized on Tuesday at the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) 92nd Annual Training Conference in Virginia Beach. The Department received the 2017 Law Enforcement Challenge First Place Award (for a mun...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Fall 2017/Winter 2018 Activity Brochure Released

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Parks & Recreation invites you to a season of fun and healthy programs, events and activities for all ages and interests! This edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department’s offerings through February 2018. The brochure...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Website Receives State and National Honors

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James City County’s website was recently chosen as the Best Citizen Portal by Governor Terry McAuliffe. The award, formally known as the Governor’s Technology Award: Best Citizen Portal, was presented by the Commonwealth’s Se...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Need Real Answers About Homeownership?

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Virginia Housing Development Authority’s (VHDA) free First-time Homebuyer Class is a great way to learn about the entire home buying process from start to finish.

James City County will sponsor classes Nov. 14 and 16 at the Law Enforcement Center...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Police to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-back Initiative

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On Oct. 28, officers with the James City County Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be at the James City County Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. collecting potentially dangerous expired, un...

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