Posted on: June 23, 2017

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

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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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June 13, 2017 - OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR HEALTH INSURANCE BEGAN JUNE 12!

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: June 8, 2017

Get health care open enrollment answers noon June 19 in online chat

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The open enrollment period for health care begins June 12. Have questions? Join the employee online chat at noon June 19 with Benefits Manager Shari Declet to get answers about how the health plan works, what is covered, and what the pre...

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Join the chat June 19
Posted on: May 16, 2017

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

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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

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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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Posted on: May 11, 2017

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

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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
Posted on: April 21, 2017

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

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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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Posted on: April 12, 2017

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

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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
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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Get the app
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

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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
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: November 10, 2016

Hampton's budget team wins international award for 17th time

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Nov. 9, 2016 - Hampton's budget team has earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, an international awards program in governmental budgeting. This is the 17th time Hampton has won the award, presented locally Wednesday by City Council.
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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Where did the trees go? What's going on outside City Hall?

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Oct. 19, 2016 - The lighting outside City Hall is getting a makeover to be more attractive, more energy-efficient and more flexible for color options.
In order to do that, Public Works will have to dig up the existing underground wiring and replace it. ...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

City Hall to get new ADA compliant signs

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The updated signs will replace most of the existing signs - that includes department, restroom, stairwell and floor signs. The new signs are ADA compliant, which means signs are required to be accessible to those with disabilities, typography to be certai...Read on...

ADA Standards for accessible design
Posted on: September 28, 2016

Customer Service Week

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During the first week in October, we recognize the importance of providing excellent customer service and learn to better carry out our message. Various opportunities will be offered that will help employees re-focus, re-dedicate, and continue making a di...Read on...

Learn more from City Manager Mary Bunting
Posted on: August 23, 2016

July 2016 New Hires, Promotions and Retirees

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We welcome, congratulate and wish well all of the July 2016 new hires, promotions and retirees!

New Hires:


  • Selene Guerrero, Marketing Outreach Manager - Marketing & Outreach
  • Laverne Spratley, Account Clerk I - City Treasurer
  • Marisa Bottorff, Police ...
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Posted on: July 28, 2016

May - June 2016 New Hires, Promotions and Retirees

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We welcome, congratulate and wish well all of the May - June 2016 new hires, promotions and retirees!

New Hires:


  • Aavlon Haynes, Family Services Specialist Sr - Social Services - Admin
  • Allen R Hoilman, Curator - Hampton History Museum
  • Angela Leflett, Per...
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Posted on: July 26, 2016

School supply drive

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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...

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...

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.

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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...

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 marketinginc@hampton.gov with a brief description and you just might se...

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