Posted on: November 30, 2017

United Way campaign deadline is Dec. 15

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The United Way campaign is underway through Dec. 15. Donate to the charity of your choice.

Employees who pledge will be entered into a raffle for a variety of prizes, including the grand prize of one day off. In addition, a $150 donation will get you a sma...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Stop by the angel trees and make holiday a little brighter for deserving children


Nov. 21, 2017 - Help make the holiday season brighter for dozens of children this year by taking part in the annual Angel Tree program, now in its 10th  year at City Hall. 

 Ornaments with the names of deserving children written ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Information Technology reminds us to avoid cyber scams and malware during holidays

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Nov. 20, 2017 - The city’s Information Technology staff reminds employees to stay cyber safe this holiday season. This includes avoiding holiday scams and malware, and using city email and internet properly. Leslie Fuentes, director of Information Technol...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Learn about new small business diversity directory at Dec, 4 training session


Nov. 13, 2017 – Economic Development will offer training Dec. 4 on the capabilities and functions of the new Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity Directory. The information will be presented by Will Strickland, CEO of BrilliantBlaze, from...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Employees encouraged to attend briefing on dental, vision and flexible spending accounts

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Nov. 6, 2017 - Open enrollment for the 2018 medical/dental flexible spending account, the 2018 dependent care flexible spending account, and the Delta Dental Plans and EyeMed Vision Plan starts Monday, Nov. 6 and ends at noon Wednesday, Nov. 22. ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Hampton staff celebrate Halloween in style

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City staff made the most of Halloween by decorating the offices and dressing up.

The Office of the Assessor got creative with costumes. The staff themed their outfits on "Your Favorite Hampton Building." See the results below. 

They came ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Information Technology warns employees about new ransomware called 'Bad Rabbit'

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Oct. 26, 2017 - The Information Technology Department wants to warn employees about a dangerous new ransomware called "Bad Rabbit." IT is taking steps to increase security and threat awareness and asks that city computer users be on the alert fo...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

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Get informed about online security this month. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an annual campaign to spotlight the importance of cybersecurity. 

As just about everyone is affected by the internet, National Cyber Security Awaren...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

'Let's Move Hampton' will help city employees improve daily physical activity

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Oct. 18, 2017 - Hampton is working with Anthem’s WalkingWorks program to initiate “Let’s Move Hampton,” a 6-week physical activity initiative open to all city employees regardless of fitness levels. 

Walking is an easy, safe and inexpensive activi...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

RSVP for free Employee Appreciation Lunch Oct. 27 at Bluebird Gap Farm

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Oct. 17, 2017 - City employees are reminded to RSVP for the free Employee Appreciation Lunch on Friday, Oct. 27, from noon- 2 p.m. at Bluebird Gap Farm. You can get a preview of Saturday's Fall Festival at the Farm and sample some festival activities. The...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Updated employee discounts available for American Theatre, Coliseum, Verizon


Oct. 13, 2017 - City of Hampton employee discounts for American Theatre performances, Coliseum shows and Verizon services have been updated. 

Employees can get $5 off tickets to shows at The American Theatre, including the "Festival of South ...

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Employee discounts _Employee Connection
Posted on: October 13, 2017

New boards in lobby to improve & organize citizen and employee information

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Oct. 13, 2017 - In an attempt to reduce clutter and increase the promotion/visibility of city events, new metal display boards have been installed in the lobby, replacing the older faded bulletin board.

One is marked for public notices, agendas, meetings, ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Hampton is offering free flu shots to all city employees on Friday, Oct. 13


Oct. 10, 2017 - The city is offering free flu shots to all employees on Friday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in the city hall lobby. An employee ID is required. Go to and click "sign up now" to schedule an appointment. ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Hampton employees can still sign up to celebrate Customer Service Week


Sept. 28, 2017 - Starting Monday, a series of events will be held in October for city employees to celebrate "the great job our Hampton team does," City Manager Mary Bunting said. She said the events should also help city staff "re-focus an...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Preparing for the possibility of Hurricane Irma or other significant weather events


Sept. 7, 2017 - The latest message from the city manager talks about how Hurricane Irma may disrupt the normal delivery of city services, and reminds everyone that "in the worst of circumstances, we all need to be prepared to help." 

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Employee passes are on sale by schools for football, basketball, volleyball, wrestling

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Aug. 16, 2017 - Special passes are now on sale that will admit Hampton and Hampton City School employees into regular season football, basketball, volleyball and wrestling events during the entire school year. The $40 passes (cash only)  can be p...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

City Manager Message: New Fiscal Year & July 3rd Announcement


Happy New Year!! Happy FY18 New Year, that is. The start of a new year, calendar or otherwise, is an opportunity to reflect on the past and look ahead to the future. As I reflect on FY17, I believe Team Hampton has accomplished many great things despite a...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Open enrollment for health insurance began June 12

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It’s time for Open Enrollment for Health Insurance. Anthem BCBS has recommended a 5.4% increase in premiums this year. Both the city and employees will share in the cost of this ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

New gray and white signs should make it easier to make your way around City Hall


May 16, 2017 - Visitors and employees at City Hall should notice a new look in the hallways at 22 Lincoln St.  Bright new gray and white floor signs were added Tuesday outside the elevator doors on floors 3-8.  The new signs include rais...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Touch a Truck event gave kids a chance to sit in drivers' seat of big rigs


May 12, 2017 - Employees from the Division of Public Works recently took part in the Touch A Truck event at Peninsula Town Center. It gave children a hands-on opportunity to explore heavy machinery and to meet the people who build, protect and serve the H...

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_Employee Connection
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Council approves budget for fiscal year 2018, including employee compensation measures


May 11, 2017 - City manager’s message on Council’s approval of budget for fiscal year 2018, and compensation measures that were included.

Manager's message _Employee Connection
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Go online and become one of the first to try Hampton's new mobile app on your smartphone


April 21, 2017 - Be among the first to try out Hampton’s new mobile city app on your smartphone or mobile device, then give us feedback before our upcoming public launch.

The app gives you quick access to valuable government information, lets you...

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_Employee Connection
Posted on: April 12, 2017

City manager's proposed budget calls for 2% raises, promotion raises and more


April 12, 2017 - City manager's message previews recommended budget, including raises, investment in public safety and more.  

"Although real estate property values increased for the third straight year, our economic recovery remains slow. Th...

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Manager's message -budget preview _Employee Connection
Posted on: March 28, 2017

New Delta Dental app lets you schedule all of your appointments online

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March 28, 2017 - The new mobile app from Delta Dental lets you schedule your dental appointments online.  You can also use the new app to access the dentist directory, get appointment confirmations and reminders online, and more. 

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

City manager names Friday, Feb. 3, 'Show Your Team Spirit Day' for employees

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Feb. 2, 2017 - City Manager Mary Bunting has made Friday, Feb. 3, Show Your Team Spirit Day. " While we cannot always dress down or be casual," Bunting said. "I am a firm believer that work should be both productive and fun! The Super Bowl ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

City Council recognizes retired treasurer for his dedication to Hampton


Jan. 26, 2017 - Hampton City Council Wednesday recognized former city treasurer Robert "Bob" S. Williams for his dedication to the city and his work as city treasurer. The resolution says that "during his time as treasurer, Mr. Williams bro...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

1610 Luncheon honors employees with five to 20 plus years of service

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Jan. 25, 2017 - Last week Human Resources hosted their annual 1610 Luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina to honor 65 employees who have served the city for 20 years or more. 

Every employee received a Service Award 1610...

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1610 award recipients _Employee Connection
Posted on: December 29, 2016

Police encourage you to safeguard your valuables by using the program 'ReportIt'

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Dec. 29, 2016 - Over the holidays, many of us may have valuable new gifts such as televisions, computers, laptops, cellphones, handbags, and perhaps even a new vehicle.  Hampton police encourage you to keep your receipts, inventory your belonging...

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

Customer Delight program rewards employees providing great service

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April 5, 2016 - Have you seen a co-worker do a great job? Do you know someone in the city who goes out of their way – every day - to make customers happy? Don’t keep it to yourself. Say something about it and help us recognize the great work of city emplo...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2015

Share your Hampton photos!

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Do you have Hampton photos you think would be good for our social media sites? We’d love to see everything from behind-the-scenes work to scenic Hampton photos. Send them to with a brief description and you just might se...

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

School supply drive


Last year Healthy Families received enough donations from city employees and community partners to provide 155 Hampton children with backpacks full of necessary school items.

This year the demand is high and they are asking for specific items such as:...Read on...

_Employee Connection
Posted on: July 11, 2016

POSTPONED - Fire Extinguisher Training for City employees

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Training will be held at Station No. 9 located at 1590 Briarfield Road. Two classes will be offered per day at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and both sessions will last approximately two hours and encompass an in-class fire safety workshop and hands-on fire extinguis...Read on...

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Open enrollment for health insurance began June 13

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June 14, 20165 - It's time for Open Enrollment for Health Insurance. I have some great news to share about your health insurance premiums! Although Anthem BCBS has recommended a 7% increase in premiums this year, the City will be picking up 100% of the em...Read on...

_Employee Connection
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Sign up now for the Mayor's Cup blood drive

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June 7, 2016 - Sign up now for the Mayor's Cup Blood Drive that will be held Thursday June 9 at City Hall, 22 Lincoln St., from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., and June 29 at the Ruppert Sargent Building, 1 Franklin St., from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Join the friendly competition...Read on...

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