Posted on: January 17, 2017

New Meeting Schedule for Board of Supervisors

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The Board of Supervisors, during their Jan. 3 organizational meeting, voted unanimously to change their meeting schedule to incorporate one business meeting and one work session per month with new start times. The changes are effective Jan. 24.

The Board w...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

January Clean County Commission Update

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The Clean County Commission met on Jan. 5 for their regular monthly meeting. The Commission is currently accepting nominations for the “Quarterly Clean Business Award.” Citizens are encouraged to nominate businesses located within the ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

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

Brandon Starks

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

Special thanks to our pledge leader Brandon Starks!

Consent Calendar, Approved 4-0

1. Minutes Adoption – December 13, 2016

Public Hearing  

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Police to offer Citizens Police Academy

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The James City County Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy has been offering members of our local community the opportunity to get an inside look at the operation and function of police procedures since 1994. The classes offer an overview of the De...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

County Produces New Video - Mainland Farm: Historic Ground, Historic Yield

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On Mainland Farm, history, agriculture and community intersect to create one of the most unique areas in James City County.

Produced by the James City County video staff, Mainland Farm: Historic Ground, Historic Yield highlights the people, events, and act...

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Mainland Farm: Historic Ground, Historic Yield
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Board Organizes for 2017

2017 Board of Supervisors

The James City County Board of Supervisors met on Jan. 3 for their annual organizational meeting to elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman. Kevin Onizuk was elected Chairman. Ruth Larson was elected Vice Chairman.

Onizuk represents the Jamestown District and h...

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Organizational Meeting Video
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Firefighters Rescue Driver in Fiery New Year's Traffic Crash

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In one of the first emergency incidents in 2017, James City County Fire and Police Departments responded to an early morning vehicle accident on New Years day. When firefighters arrived, they found a single vehicle had struck a tree on New's Road and was ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

Update from the Clean County Commission

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The Clean County Commission recently conducted its first Community Appearance Index, an activity conducted by all Keep America Beautiful affiliates annually. The purpose of the Community Appearance Index is to provide a baseline assessment of litter in Ja...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

County Launches Updated Economic Development Website

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James City County is pleased to announce it has updated its economic development website, www.yesjamescitycountyva.com. The updated website is a sister site to the County’s primary website and allows site integration that improves usability.

The upda...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

January Events

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Join Parks & Recreation in January, there’s so much to do:Special EventsFitness Open House (all ages), Free!Lean in 2017Saturday, Jan. 21, 9-11 a.m.James City County Recreation CenterNow is the time! It’s a New Year, time to start new healthy habits!...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Only Rain in the Drain

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Leaves and yard waste can clog the storm runoff ditches adjacent to the road or between houses and cause nuisance flooding and dirty water in streams. Compost your leaves or safely dispose of them at the Jolly Pond Road Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond...

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Jolly Pond Convenience Center
Posted on: January 16, 2017

Free Christmas Tree Recycling for Residents

Free Christmas Tree Recycling

Through Jan. 31, James City County residents can recycle Christmas trees free of charge at any County Convenience Center during normal operating hours. The Centers are located at 117 Tewning Road, 1204 Jolly Pond Road and 185 Industrial Boulevard. All dec...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Police seek missing person

Kelvin Brown, missing person

On Oct. 13, a family member of Kelvin Leon Brown reported him missing from his residence on Chickahominy Road. Brown was last seen on Oct. 2 operating a 2009 black Cadillac (Virginia license plate VLF7911) when he reportedly left to visit a friend on Bush...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Fall/Winter Brochure Available!

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Parks and Recreation invites you to a season of fun family outings and great programs and activities. The Fall 2016/Winter 2017 brochure previews our more than 15 special events that cultivate community, featuring something for every interest and everyone...

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Read the Fall 2016/Winter 2017 Brochure
Posted on: March 4, 2016

Real estate assessment breakdown shows average increase of existing residential properties at .30%

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Further breakdown of the County real estate assessments of existing residential properties shows an average increase of .30% for fiscal year 2017 and FY 2018. Approximately 16,300 properties changed in value with 11,063 increasing and 4,803 decreasing in ...Read on...

Real Estate Assessments Division