Welcome to JCC – County Administrator, Robert C. Middaugh has announced Russell Seymour as the County’s new Economic Development Director. Russell comes from Spotsylvania County where he served as Director of Economic Development for the past five years. He began his new position November 1, replacing retired Director Keith Taylor.
“His working relationships with the Spotsylvania business and tourism communities coupled with his background in marketing, business attraction and retention, workforce development, and planning make him the right fit for James City County. We look forward to his energy and creative approach,” says Middaugh.
We’re counting on you! – Protect your home and preserve our environment this holiday season by properly disposing of fats, oils and grease.
JCC Election Day 2010, by the numbers –
Voter registration tip – A voter registration application filed at the DMV is not complete until the General Registrar has received and processed the application. Since each situation is unique, anyone having problems should contact the General Registrar.
It’s that time of year – Personal Property and Real Estate tax bills have been mailed and are due Monday, December 6. If you did not receive your tax bill, please call the Treasurer’s office at 253-6705.Want to pay your bill online? The County offers electronic bill payment through the ePayment service. It’s an easy way to save time and protect the environment.
Great response for Drug Take-back Day – The County Police Department partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the first-ever Prescription Drug Take-back Day on September 25. Held at the James City/Williamsburg Community Center, representatives from the Police Department, the DEA, the Williamsburg/James City County Sheriff's Department and Colonial Behavioral Health collected 136.2 pounds of unused drugs for safe and proper disposal.
In total, more than 242,000 pounds of unused drugs were collected nationwide. The disposal of unused and unwanted medications helps eliminate the opportunity for prescription drug abuse.
Come on in, the water’s fine! – Open registration for the County’s Learn To Swim Program ends November 27. You can register online; at the Community Centers or the Satellite Services Office; or by phone – 887-5810 (weekdays, 4 - 8 p.m.) or 259-4200 (weekends, 1 - 5 p.m.)
Not sure what level is right for your child? Come out for free swim evaluations November 23 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the James City/Williamsburg Community Center. For more information, visit the website or call 259-4185.
The #1 cause of winter home fires is… – Heating. The good news is that it’s easy to protect your family and your possessions. Visit the National Fire Protection Association’s website to learn how you can reduce your chances of a home fire.
If you live in the County and do not have a working smoke or carbon monoxide alarm, contact the Fire Safety Educator at
253-0574 or via e-mail.
How do I? Report a streetlight problem – Now that daylight savings time has ended, you may notice that a streetlight near your home or office isn’t working properly. For repair or replacement, call Dominion Virginia Power at 1-888-667-3000.
County offices will be closed November 25 and 26 for Thanksgiving.
Visit the website for the complete list of closings.
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