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Traffic Alert Nike Park - Dec 9 & 10th:
Isle of Wight County (IOW) plans to close Route 669 (Nike Park Road) over Jones Creek at the Fulgham Bridge for a 7-hour period on Monday, December 9, 2019. The closure is scheduled to begin at 8:00 am and end at 3:00 pm. Crews will be performing testing restrikes on piles related to the pedestrian bridge structure for Nike Park Trail.
Route 669 (Nike Park Road) will be closed again for a 7-hour period on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. The closure is scheduled to begin at 8:00 am and end at 3:00 pm. Crews will be completing restrikes on piles for the Nike Park Trail.
A signed detour will be in place along Route 704 (Battery Park Road), Route 665 (Smiths Neck Road), and Route 10/32/258 (Brewer’s Neck Blvd)
BUDGET & FINANCE RECEIVES AWARD
For the eighth consecutive year, a Certificate for Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Isle of Wight County by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and represents a significant accomplishment by a government organization and its management. Award is for fiscal year ending June 30, 2018.
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IWC Schools receive 2019 School Security Camera Grant
A $41,122 grant from the Virginia Department of Education was received for the purchase and installation of security camera for Hardy & Westside Elementary Schools. The cameras will have the capability to be moved to new facilities.
2020 Legislative Priorities
At the November 21, 2019 Board Meeting the Board adopted the following items as Legislative Priorities for 2020.
TREASURER'S OFFICE RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF ACCREDITATION
The Isle of Wight County Treasurer's Offices received certification of its accreditation from the Treasurer's Association of Virginia in June 2019.
Accreditation signifies that the office meets the statewide best practices for performance in treasury management to include proof of continuing education for all staff, appropriate written policies for personnel, customer service, and delinquent collections. Additionally, offices must successfully pass an external audit with no material weaknesses. To see full press release, click here.