Board of Supervisors news – The JCC Board of Supervisors (BOS) re-elected Stonehouse District Supervisor Jim Kennedy as Chairman for 2010 at its Organizational Meeting on January 4. Berkeley District Supervisor Mary Jones was re-elected Vice Chairman.
Tune in to JCC TV48 on January 23 to watch the BOS annual budget retreat. The BOS will receive preliminary information on issues affecting the upcoming budget. You can provide input by e-mailing County Administration or writing to
101 Mounts Bay Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185. For more information visit the BOS website or call 253-6609. (view video in larger format)
New playground opens – My Place, a specially designed inclusive playground located adjacent to the JCWCC, is now open. My Place includes all the features of a traditional playground including swings, a merry-go-round and climbing equipment that accommodates children regardless of ability. The Leadership Historic Triangle Class of 2009 funded and built the playground as their class project. It was donated to James City County upon completion. Bundle up and check it out! (view video in larger format)
Winter preparedness – Think you know the difference between a Winter Weather Advisory, Watch and Warning? Visit www.ReadyVirginia.gov to see if you are right!
Get involved and learn more about your local government – Two training opportunities available:
CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) – begins February 2
Learn basic survival skills training for your family, friends and neighborhood during emergencies. For more information, call the County’s Public Fire Education Office at
Citizens Police Academy – begins February 3
Learn about the daily operations and training of the County’s Police Department and have a chance to ride along during an officer’s shift. For more information, call Master Officer
Hal Diggs at 253-2046.
JCC Business Assistance Program launched – The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County has developed a business assistance program to offer a variety of services to qualified businesses. Click here for more information.
Winter/Spring 2010 Parks and Recreation activity brochure – Parks and Recreation's activity brochure is now available exclusively online. Check it out!
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – County Offices will be closed but Community Centers will be open. Click here for the complete schedule.