Adopt-A-Park – Ten members of Daisy Troop 1382 recently pulled weeds, planted spring bulbs and mulched flower beds at Chickahominy Riverfront Park as one of their service projects. The troop plans to return in the spring for clean-up and additional planting.
Through the Adopt-A-Park program, the County welcomes all local groups and organizations to take a lead role in the beautification and care of our public areas. For more information on Adopt-A-Park, send us an email or give us a call, 757-259-5403.
What is impossible to see, smell or hear? – Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless, poison gas that can be produced by gas- and oil-burning furnaces. As a result, hundreds are killed and thousands more become sick every year.
Keep your family safe this winter by following these steps:
For more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control’s website.
One vision. One word. Premier. – Williamsburg/James City County Schools (WJCC) need your ideas on the future of public education in our community. You can participate in the Strategic Plan process by completing a survey online or by sending an email.
The results from the survey will go directly to the Public Consulting Group to become part of their analysis as they assist in preparing the Strategic Plan. For more information, visit the WJCC website or call 757-603-6400.
Be prepared and stay connected – Cold weather has arrived in James City County. What can you do to get ready for any storms that may come our way?
Recycle your Christmas tree! - Drop off your tree free of charge December 26 - January 31 at any of the County Convenience Centers during normal operating hours.
Be sure to remove the tree stand, tinsel and all decorations. For hours of operation visit the website or call 757-565-0971.
Last call on leaves – Jan. 2-15 is your final opportunity to drop off leaves for free. County residents may drop off leaves at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center daily, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Leaves will only be accepted in clear bags 40 gallons or less. Leaves from commercial lawn service companies will be accepted with a letter from the resident containing the resident’s name, address and telephone number.
Before Jan. 2 and after Jan. 15, leaves may be dropped off by using coupons available for purchase online or at the Treasurer’s Office, Satellite Office and all County fire stations. One coupon per four lawn and leaf-sized bags is required.
What’s open and what’s closed Dec. 23-Jan. 2? Find the complete schedule for County offices, Community Centers, Libraries and more online
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