It’s that time of year – Hurricane season runs
June 1- November 30. What does that mean for us in James City County? All summer long, e-FYI will feature tips on how you can prepare your family and property through Home Safe Home. In the meantime, be sure to monitor local news and weather, sign up for JCCAlert and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
…so get your swim on! – Register for the County’s Learn To Swim Program June 13-19. Classes are held in the indoor pool
at the James City/Williamsburg Community Center and at the outdoor pools at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and
Upper County Park.
Get rid of your household chemicals –
The Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority (VPPSA)
is holding a free Household Chemical Collection June 11 at Lafayette High School, 4460 Longhill Road, from 8 a.m.-noon. The event is open to all residents of the County, Williamsburg, York County, Hampton and Poquoson. Proof of residency may be required.
Acceptable materials include oil or latex paint, varnishes, brake fluid, weed killers, oven cleaners, kerosene, swimming pool chemicals and fluorescent light bulbs.For more information and a complete list of acceptable and
Have an irrigation system? – JCSA’s Backflow Prevention & Cross Connection Control Program requires all residential and commercial properties with a backflow assembly to have an annual inspection and test by a certified backflow tester. The Program is mandated by the Virginia Department of Health.
Backflow prevention devices and assemblies help maintain the quality and safety of our water supply by preventing the back siphoning of potentially harmful substances such as fertilizers, pesticides and other contaminants.
Inspection forms and a list of state certified testers are available online or by calling (757)259-4138.
The Fiscal Year 2012 budget approved by the Board of Supervisors at their April 26 meeting is now available on the website.
Jamestown Beach Park, 2205 Jamestown Road across from Jamestown Settlement, reopened May 22 following extensive shoreline restoration work. The park features a newly restored beach front, completed through a $100,000 Living Shoreline grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust. The park is open year round from 8 a.m. to sunset. For more information, visit the website or call (757)259-5360.
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