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Understanding & Thinking Rural in James City County

Join James City County and the Virginia Cooperative Extension in July at one of two discussion sessions to help them think about what ‘rural’ means to the County. They want to hear your concerns, thoughts and ideas at these sessions.

Thinking Rural – Discussion Sessions
Take 1: Wed., July 17, 2013
6 p.m. for light refreshments and networking
6:30 p.m. discussion start time
Norge Elementary School Gym

7311 Richmond Rd.

Take 2: Thurs., July 18, 2013
7:30 a.m. for continental breakfast and networking
8 a.m. discussion start time
James City County Recreation Center
5301 Longhill Rd.

Can’t attend a meeting?

You can view a recording of Understanding Rural – Expert Panel after the event on YouTube or on a DVD that can be checked out from the reference desks at the James City County Library or Williamsburg Library.

Do you have friends, neighbors, a club, HOA or other organization that is interested in participating? Host an Understanding Rural video viewing and discussion party. Then give us your input and questionnaires (see below for how they can be submitted).

Topics and questionnaires used for the Thinking Rural – Discussion Sessions can be:

  1. fill out online here,
  2. downloaded here
  3. or picked up from Adult Services Reference Desk at the James City County or Williamsburg Library.

Input and completed surveys through 5 p.m. on Wed., August 14.2013

The questionnaire that will be the focus of next week’s Thinking Rural – Discussion Sessions is now available. The purpose of the questionnaire is to help define rural lands; identify community preferences for rural land use; and gather feedback on County policies, programs and procedures. Fill it out online at jamescitycountyva.gov/planning/rural,

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