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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Scheduled for Aug. 22

DRC scheduled

The Planning Commission Development Review Committee will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 4 p.m. to discuss the following:

  • C-18-0071, 8961 Pocahontas Trail Temporary Power Line
  • S-0022-2018, 9812 Old Stage Road Subdivision Plat
  • C-18-0064, 7083 Menzels Road Subd...
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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Aug. 31 is 80s Night at Jamestown Jams Featuring The Deloreans

The Deloreans

Put on your best 80s outfit and come to enjoy free live music on Friday, Aug. 31 with The Deloreans as they perform for 80s Night during the final 2018 Jamestown Jams at Jamestown Beach Event Park.The Deloreans is a seasoned showband comprised of six dist...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

News from the Economic Development Authority

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County is pleased to announce that the Board of Supervisors appointed three new directors to the EDA. New directors include Michael Maddocks, Carlton Stockton and William Turner. Stockton and Turner w...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2018

What Happened at the Aug. 14 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Presentations  Police Department Lip­Sync Challenge Video, http://ec4.cc/hh6338278Historical Commission Annual Update, http://ec4.cc/hh9f384deConsent Calendar, Approved 5-0

1. Minutes Adoption

2. Historic Minutes Approval

3. Dedicat...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Advanced Auto Parts Opens in Lightfoot Marketplace

Advanced Auto Parts

James City County is pleased to announce that Advanced Auto Parts has opened their new store at 6485 Centerville Road in Lightfoot Marketplace. Advanced Auto Parts offers more than 22,000 products at this new location. They also offer free services, like ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2018

County Residents Invited to Sept. 12 Neighborhood Forum

Neighborhood Forum September 12 6:30 p.m.

James City County residents are invited to attend the next Neighborhood Forum on Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road.Topics include the Workforce Housing Task Force and emergency and hurricane preparedness....

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News Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Real Estate Committee Reschedules August Meeting

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The Real Estate Committee of the Economic Development Authority (EDA) has canceled their Aug. 16 meeting. The meeting has been rescheduled for Aug. 30 at 8:30 a.m. in the Office of Economic Development conference room, located at 101 Mounts Bay Road, Buil...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Stevens Appointed County Administrator

Scott A. Stevens

The James City County Board of Supervisors has unanimously appointed Scott A. Stevens as County Administrator effective Oct. 1, 2018. Stevens most recently served as the City Manager for Goldsboro, North Carolina. During its regular meeting on Aug. 14, th...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2018

Fire Crews Respond to Fire on Rockingham Drive

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The James City County Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 5300 block Rockingham Drive in the Scott's Pond subdivision on Aug. 11.Crews were dispatched at 1:30 a.m. and arrived at 1:36 a.m. to find fire showing from the first and second fl...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Scheduled WISC Parking Lot Repairs Begin Aug. 13

Road resurfacing

Beginning Monday, Aug. 13, the use of some parking lots and access routes near the WISC (Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex) will be limited due to scheduled concrete and asphalt repairs. Work is expected to be complete by Aug. 24.Use caution and allow ex...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2018

Were You Unable to Attend Meeting on Proposed Roadway and Drainage Improvements?

Clogged Culvert Route 60

Were you unable to attend the Aug. 2 meeting discussing proposed roadway and drainage improvements on Richmond Road between Forge Road and Toano Middle School? It’s not too late to provide input and help us make sure the right improvements are m...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Economic Development Promotes Emergency Preparedness for Businesses

JCC Business Preparedness

The Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce a new three-part online series that will be released in August on their website. “Preparing Your Business for an Emergency” is divided into Get Connected, Be Prepared and Resources.James City Count...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Exciting Things Are Happening at Launchpad

Launchpad

James City County is pleased to announce that Launchpad, the Greater Williamsburg Business Incubator, was winner of the 2018 Gold Award for Best Business Incubator/Startup Program from CoVaBiz during their Best of Business awards. CoVaBiz is the business ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Fall 2018 Good Neighbor Environment Grant Application Now Available

Good Neighbor Environment Matching Grant Packet Fall 2018 Applications Available Aug. 1 2018 Applica

The Clean County Commission is making ten $500 Good Neighbor Environment Grants available to neighborhood groups and homeowner associations. The purpose of the grant is to enhance the sense of community and environmental wellness of our neighborhoods thro...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2018

August Events

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Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for August classes is open until Aug. 3. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Ce...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Binns of Williamsburg Will Relocate to WindsorMeade Marketplace in the County

Binns

James City County is pleased to announce that Binns of Williamsburg (Binns) will relocate to the WindsorMeade Marketplace located at 4900 Monticello Avenue, Suite 5, in September 2018. Binns is the most exclusive fashion store in the Greater Williamsburg ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2018

Virginia Gourmet Offers Rentable Commercial Kitchen Space, Contract Packaging and Receives Award

Virginia Gourmet

James City County is pleased to announce that Virginia Gourmet is now offering its commercial kitchen for rent at an hourly rate and contract packaging services for those who need their food product approved for commercial production, cooked, packaged, la...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2018

County Appeals to Residents to Keep Beaches Litter-Free

Jamestown Beach 2018

On Saturday, June 14, Keep James City County Beautiful volunteers spread the word to citizens and visitors at Jamestown Beach that James City County recently passed a Zero Tolerance for Litter Policy, and that cigarettes are litter too. The County's penal...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Newport News for Annual Event

Start Peninsula logo

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return this November for its seventh annual event. It has been held in different Peninsula localities since 2012, and will take place this year in Newport News. The event will be held Nov. 2-4 at the App...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Police to Offer Citizens Police Academy

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

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

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News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Clean Water Heritage Grant Opens for Applications

Clean Water Grant

James City County Stormwater and Resource Protection has opened the Clean Water Heritage Grant to applicants.The Grant provides cost-share funding to homeowner associations, communities, contractors, businesses, and individuals who own stormwater infrastr...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Real Estate Committee Sets Meeting Dates

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The Real Estate Committee of the Economic Development Authority has determined their meeting dates for the rest of the 2018 calendar. The Committee reserves the right to modify this schedule as necessary. The dates and times are outlined below:

  • Thursday, J...
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News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Police Invite You and Your Kids to Ice Cream with a Cop

Ice Cream with a Cop

In an effort to reach kids and adults alike, James City County Police Department offers Ice Cream with a Cop, a spin-off of Coffee with a Cop, but for kids. Ice Cream with a Cop aims to bridge relationships between local police officers and kids in a fun ...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Splash Pad, County's Outdoor Pools Open

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The County’s two outdoor pools are located at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Upper County Park in Toano. A new splash pad is open at Chickahominy Riverfront Park this summer, offering visitors a camping theme aquatic area featuring ground sprays, rain t...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Non-Resident Parking Fees Return to Jamestown Beach Event Park

Beach Parking

Parking fees for non-residents are
charged at Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road, from Memorial DayWeekend to Labor Day. The parking fee is charged Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and on weekends and holidays from 8
a.m.-6 p.m. at the park e...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Paddle Craft Storage, Rental Space Available

Paddlecraft Storage_News Flash_May2018

James City County offers paddle craft storage rental space at Jamestown Beach Event Park, the James City County Marina, Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Little Creek Reservoir Park. Monthly and annual rental space is available and each space is designed f...

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