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Posted on: February 26, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 2, 2021

Council to do deep dive into budget priorities, hear about crime stats


Feb. 26, 2024 - City Council will spend much of Wednesday discussing next year’s operating and capital budgets. In the evening, there will be a Spotlight program to honor Special Olympics volunteers, and later a report on crime statistics. Permi...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

City Council to discuss additional short-term rental guidelines at Wednesday work session


Feb. 12, 2024 - City Council will hear briefings about short-term rentals, a new college internship program, and opportunities for input on the upcoming budget at the work session Wednesday afternoon.

Short-term rentals, such as Airbnb and VRBO, were not a...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Get ready to give your input on funding for city services and projects

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Feb. 14, 2023 - Hampton's unique budget process gives city residents and stakeholders a chance to contribute their ideas to the city budget before it is drafted. City Manager Mary Bunting will offer opportunities both in-person and online.

City Council wil...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

City Council will hear real estate reassessments


Jan. 22, 2024 - City Council will hear a budget briefing on the city’s latest real estate assessments during its afternoon work session on Wednesday, Jan. 24.

The council will also meet on Wednesday evening for its regular legislative session, wh...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Council to look at special events, consider apartments at Wednesday's meetings

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Jan. 8, 2024 - City Council will consider permits for converting retail space into apartments , expanding a cemetery, and extending hours for a restaurant and lounge during its meetings on  Wednesday, Jan. 10.

Mayor Donnie Tuck will also announce ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

City gets clean audit report, has solid financial footing


Dec 14, 2023 - The accounting firm Cherry Bakaert issued a “clean” audit report for the City of Hampton, City Council was told on Wednesday. The audit found no instances of noncompliance or material weaknesses.

Finance Director Karl Daughtrey also presente...

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

Council to consider legislative requests and diversity, but likely to delay short term rentals

Nov. 6, 2023 - The City Council meets on Wednesday for a 1 p.m. work session and a 6:30 p.m. business meeting. There are several use permits for short-term rentals listed on the agenda, but they are all expected to be delayed while City Council seeks addi...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

City Council to discuss parking, transit, and tax payment plans


Oct. 25, 2023 - A discussion about parking requirements has been added to City Council's agenda for the 1 p.m. work session. At that time, Council will also hear about the strategic plan for Hampton Roads Transit and discuss legislative requests for the u...

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Posted on: October 9, 2023

Home repair programs, apartment requests on Council's agenda for Wednesday


Oct. 9, 2023 - Housing repair and rehabilitation programs are on the agenda for Wednesday's afternoon City Council meeting, and two requests to add more apartments at Peninsula Town Center will be reviewed in the evening meeting.

Hampton Redevelopment and ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2023

City Council meeting will feature look at Youth and Young Adult programs


Sept. 25, 2023 - City Council will meet Wednesday to talk about programs and activities designed to offer alternatives to violence, drugs, and gang involvement; address trauma; and support to people leaving incarceration. 

The afternoon work sessi...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Wednesday afternoon Council work session packed with project updates


Sept. 12, 2023 - City Council will hear updates about some of the city's capital projects, a new small-business assistance program, and developments at Fort Monroe in its afternoon meeting at 1 p.m. Sept. 13. You can view it live here.

The schedule include...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Hampton called “a national leader” at groundbreaking for Lake Hampton resiliency project


Aug 18, 2023 – Hampton broke ground Friday morning on the first of three innovative resiliency projects designed primarily to reduce the impact of flooding on the area around Newmarket Creek. 

“These projects aim for innovative ways to manage stor...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Hampton City Council wants more study on short-term rentals


August 10, 2023 - Mayor Donnie Tuck announced Wednesday that Council would hit the pause button on short-term rental use permits until they can hear more legal and policy advice and further study questions of density and impact to residential neighborhood...

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