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Posted on: April 9, 2020

9 de abril, 5 p.m. Actualización: nuevo video sobre el presupuesto propuesto; La alegría de unirse

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ActualizacionesEl administrador del condado de James City, Scott Stevens y la directora financiera y de gestión, Sharon Day, analizan el presupuesto propuesto para esta semana en el condado de James City. ¡Compruébalo y din...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

April 9, 5 p.m. Update - New Video on Proposed Budget; The Joy of Joining In

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UpdatesJames City County’s County Administrator, Scott Stevens and Financial and Management Director, Sharon Day discuss the Proposed Budget on This Week in James City County. Check it out and let us know what you think! https://youtu.be/fcNMcuJ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

County-based Businesses Support Community During COVID-19

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James City County is pleased to share that many County-based businesses are supporting healthcare workers and the local community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg donated 4,800 tons of fresh dairy and produce as well as snacks to Gr...
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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Plans to Postpone Upcoming Virginia Elections in Response to COVID-19

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(Released by the Governor’s Office April 8, 2020)RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today requested the General Assembly move the May General Election and all special elections scheduled for May 5, 2020 to the November 3, 2020 General Ele...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Additional Actions Providing Relief for Restaurants and Distilleries

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(Released by the Governor’s Office April 8, 2020)RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued an executive directive authorizing the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) to defer annual fees for licenses and permits that...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Actualización para el 8 de Abril 5 p.m.

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ActualizacionesLa linea de Ayuda Nacional es Gratis, confidencial, 24/7/365 referidos para tratamientos y servicio de información para aquellos que buscan ayuda con enfermedad mental o uso de substancia, como alcohol. Information disponible en ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

April 8, 5 p.m. Update - Helping Children Cope, Guidance on Face Coverings, and Updates to ABC Laws

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UpdatesThe National Helpline is a FREE, confidential, 24/7/365 treatment referral and information service for those seeking help with mental illness and substance use, like alcohol. Available in English and Spanish https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/nationa...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Have You Lost Your Job or Had Your Hours Reduced Due to COVID-19?

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Have you lost your job or had your hours reduced due to COVID-19? You may be eligible for assistance through the Department of Social Services. The following programs are available:Medicaid- to assist with the cost of medical bills, doctor visits, hospita...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

New Call-in Option for Public Meetings

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Beginning with the April 14 meeting of the James City County Board of Supervisors, citizens now have a call-in option for public comment and public hearings. To participate, call 757-253-6762 to record a comment that will be played during the meeting. Rec...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Actualización para el 7 de Abril 5 p.m.

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RECUERDEno tiene que lidiar con la angustia emocional por su cuenta. La Línea de vida nacional de prevención del suicidio ’1-800-273-TALK (8255)’ está disponible para todos, sin importar los problemas o...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Virginia Announces Changes in Unemployment Insurance program as a result of the Federal CARES Act

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The CARES Act provides increased benefits for workers collecting unemployment insurance by $600 for claims effective March 29th until July 31st. Increased benefits for eligible claimants under traditional unemployment insurance will start to be paid as so...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

April 7, 5 p.m. Update - New Video Features Dr. Julian, Acting Director Peninsula Health District

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UpdatesRemember, you don’t have to deal with emotional distress on your own. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline ’1-800-273-TALK (8255)’ is available for everyone, no matter what problems or type of stress you’...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Actualización para el 6 de Abril 5 p.m.

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El gobernador Ralph Northam emitió una orden estatal de “Quedarse en casa” el 30 de marzo para proteger la salud y la seguridad de los residentes de Virginia y mitigar la propagación de Coronavirus, o COVID-19. La...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Online Application for Land Use Map Designation Change Now Available Through May 31

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As part of Engage 2045, the County’s Comprehensive Plan update process, property owners have the opportunity to apply to change the Land Use Map designations for their properties. Applications will be accepted through May 31 via JCC PermitLink, ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

April 6, 5 p.m. Update - New Scams Against Businesses; Cloth Face Coverings Recommended

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Governor Ralph Northam issued a statewide Stay at Home order on March 30 to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remain in place un...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic Launches

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On April 3, the U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator (SBA) Jovita Carranza launched the Paycheck Protection Program, a $349 billion emergency loan program created with the President’s signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Econo...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Parks & Recreation & COVID 19

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James City County has a variety of opportunities available in our parks to maintain your mental wellness and connect to nature during these challenging times. You can practice social distancing while still getting exercise and reducing your stress &nd...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Proposed FY2021 Budget Released

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County Administrator Scott Stevens released his proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget for James City County on April 2. The FY2021 Proposed Budget is 6.0% more than the FY2020 budget at $261.9M, with the General Fund portion of the budget increasing 2.0% over ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Police Seek Identity of Counterfeit Suspect

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On March 24 at approximately 8:30 p.m., an unknown male passed a counterfeit $100 at the Subway at 9220 Old Stage Road in Toano. Surveillance cameras captured the individual.If you are able to identify this subject or know who may have been involved in th...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Child Care Service Available for Children of Essential Personnel

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With the recent long-term closures of the public schools, many families who work in the medical field and other essential jobs in the community must find child care for their children. Governor Northam has called for communities to work together to ensure...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Police Seek Shoplifting Suspect

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On March 21 at approximately 4:40 a.m., an unknown male entered the 7-Eleven at 8776 Pocahontas Trail and asked the clerk for a carton of cigarettes. As the clerk was scanning the cigarettes, the male grabbed them and fled the store. Surveillance videos c...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Police Warn of Scams During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Police remind citizens that legitimate businesses will not ask you to purchase prepaid debit or gift cards and provide the numbers on those cards. This is not normal business practice.Dominion Energy scams continue in our area. Scammers call unsuspecting ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Biennial Reassessments Mailed to 17,400 Property Owners

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James City County mailed approximately 17,400 change of assessment notices for the biennial general reassessment on Feb 28. Assessments increased 1.81% due to reassessment and .48% due to new development which combined for a total change of 2.29%. Assessm...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Winter/Spring Activity Brochure Available. Get your copy!

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Winter/Spring Activity Brochure AvailableParks & Recreation can help you plan for a new year filled with opportunities to live happier and healthier! The Winter/Spring 2020 edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department&am...

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