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Posted on: September 15, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Winners of Fall 2015 Good Neighbor Environment Matching Grant awards announced


The James City Clean County Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the Fall 2015 Good Neighbor Environment Matching Grant program. Matching grants of up to $500 were awarded to the following neighborhoods or community groups to accomplish an environmentally sustainable landscape beautification project.

• The Berkeley’s Green HOA will improve their neighborhood entrances with landscaping plans incorporating color schemes for each area with native and perennial plants.
• The Brandon Woods Garden Club will improve their main entryway with sustainable evergreens and erosion control methods.
• Governor’s Land Adopt-an-Island community members will renovate their Kitchum’s Pond entrance to improve water drainage and enhance curb appeal.
• The Greensprings Plantation HOA will plant sustainable landscaping at the Philip Ludwell entrance and along Centerville Road.
• Kingspoint HOA will replace existing landscaping at neighborhood entrance with updated perennials that will improve erosion control.
• Longhill Station will replace existing shrubbery surrounding the pool area with native shrubs that will prevent erosion and improve storm runoff.
• The New Town Residential Association will address an erosion problem along a walking trail with native shrubs and “Love” grass to stabilize and naturalize the area and trail.
• The Page Landing HOA will remove trees and brush that have encroached on their common areas.
• The Powhatan Crossing HOA will establish sustainable landscaping by plant drought tolerant and native perennial flowers at entryway to reduce watering requirements.
• Powhatan Place has requested the assistance of JCC Landscape Love Master Gardeners to help control water runoff and prevent further erosion at a common area along the sidewalk at the neighborhood entryway.
• The Seasons Trace HOA will install sustainable landscaping around their new neighborhood signs.
• St. George’s Hundred Association will install a sidewalk extension to connect their neighborhood to Jamestown Hundred neighborhood. This will encourage existing foot and bicycle traffic and will also improve soil stabilization.
• The St. Thomas HOA will replace and repair existing landscaping damaged by a vehicle accident with the assistance of the Master Gardeners.
• The Villas at Five Forks HOA will repair a swale in a common area with erosion and drainage problems.
• The Westmoreland HOA will improve soil quality of their common areas through aerating, seeding and compost.

For more information, call 757-259-5375.

Media Contact: John Horne, Director, General Services

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