Find your watering can – The annual outdoor water use regulations for James City Service Authority (JCSA) customers go into effect May 1.
Under the Ordinances, customers may use water outdoors for any purpose, at any time, on any day, as long as it is with a container or hose with an automatic shutoff nozzle. Any other method of outdoor water use must follow the Outdoor Water Use Schedule, which is based on street address. The regulations remain in effect through September 30. For more information, visit the website or call 757-259-4152 or 757-253-6800.
Catch up on the proposed budget – On April 18 and 20, the Board of Supervisors will meet for two final work sessions to complete their review of the proposed budget. The meetings begin at 7 p.m. at the County Government Center, 101-F Mounts Bay Road. The budget is scheduled to be adopted at the Board’s April 26 meeting.
Comment on the watershed plan – The deadline to submit comments on the draft Mill Creek Watershed Management Plan is May 4. Once completed, the plan will guide the County’s management of the watershed and will identify needed capital improvement projects for future funding.
Materials and information may be found on the website and at the Williamsburg and James City County Libraries. Comments may be submitted by mail: James City County Stormwater Division; 5320 Palmer Lane, Suite 2A, Williamsburg, VA 23188; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or by fax 757-259-5833.
Take a stand against auto theft – A free Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) etching event will be held April 21 from 2-6 p.m. in the Target parking lot in Monticello Marketplace.
Police Officers etch the federally-assigned VIN onto the windows using a chemical solution that does not mar the look of the vehicle. The process typically takes 10 minutes per vehicle. For more information, call the Community Services Unit at
Head out to the car show – The Police Department will host the second annual Project Lifesaver Car Show on May 7 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Warhill High School. Proceeds will be used to support Project Lifesaver – a program that provides a small radio transmitter to people who are in danger of wandering away from home and becoming lost as a result of autism, Alzheimer’s disease or other disorders.
For more information or to find out how you can become involved, call 757-253-2058.
Celebrate Earth Day - Make plans to attend the 19th annual Historic Triangle’s Earth Day Fair April 22 from 12-2 p.m. at the Historic Freight Shed in Yorktown, 331 Water Street.
Come see how local businesses and organizations are protecting the Earth. Free document shredding, electronics recycling and more. See you there!
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