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Williamsburg City Council discusses tax collection

The city of Williamsburg is hoping to soon be collecting more tax revenue without having to do any more additional work. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 23 Nov 2018

Harrison easily wins re-election as Williamsburg mayor; incumbent council members all victorious

Williamsburg voters are apparently happy with city leadership as they gave incumbent Mayor Roddy Harrison a fourth consecutive term in office and re-elected all six Williamsburg City Council members during Tuesday’s General Election. Harrison garnered 905 votes to Dr. Bernard...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

Williamsburg firefighters debut new ladder truck

The Williamsburg City Council got its first look at the city’s new ladder truck during its regular monthly meeting Monday. The used 1999 Sutphen ladder truck was purchased for $150,000. The truck has about 30,000 miles. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the ladder is...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

Property assessments up, tax rate dropping in Williamsburg

Total property tax assessments are up about $15 million in Williamsburg this year, and the real estate tax rate will be dropping while the motor vehicle tax rate will be increasing slightly. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

W’burg City Council discusses success of River Fog Festival, other events

The success of Saturday’s inaugural River Fog Festival and the upcoming 25th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree were two topics of discussion during Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login....
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

Williamsburg water plant still running on rented intake pumps

The city of Williamsburg is still working on a permanent solution to a problem that caused a water outage in early July, which left the entire town without water for a time and several others without water for multiple days after the failure of a pair of broken intake pumps at...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018

W’burg City Council discusses George Hayes Road status

It’s been more than three months since a portion of George Hayes Road in Williamsburg partially collapsed, and it still isn’t fixed. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 25 Jul 2018

Williamsburg Fire Department getting first ever ladder truck

The Williamsburg Fire Department will soon have its first ladder truck. During Monday’s regular monthly meeting, the Williamsburg City Council approved the purchase of a used 100-foot aerial platform 1999 Sutphen Custom Fire Apparatus fire truck, and financing for the purchas...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

Occupational tax, alcohol tax revenue up in Williamsburg

More people are employed in Williamsburg than they were one year ago, which means additional occupation tax revenue for the city. In addition, more alcohol is being sold now than it was one year ago. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 13 Jun 2018

W’Burg finances good, but no employee raises for now

Overall the finances for the city of Williamsburg are looking pretty good for the upcoming fiscal year that starts July 1, with general fund revenue up slightly but city employees aren’t projected to get a pay raise. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018