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The Office of the Assessor of Real Estate strives to maintain accurate real estate records. Please notify us immediately should you identify or suspect an error in your property information by sending us an email to: email@example.com
The tax rate as of July 1, 2017… is $1.24 per $100 of assessed value. To determine the annual tax, multiply your real estate assessment by .0124. Certain districts, designated "Special Tax Districts" have an additional levy added to the base tax rate of $1.24 per $100 of assessed value.
The public may sign up to speak during Public Comment and on Public Hearing Items beginning at 6:00 p.m. The sign-up sheets for Public Hearing Items will be presented to Council promptly at 6:30 p.m. and for Public Comment promptly at 6:45 p.m. Please note that failure to sign up may result in not being able to speak before Council.
1. Place your mouse cursor in an empty area of your PC desktop, right-click, choose New, and then Shortcut.
2. An icon for the new shortcut and a Create Shortcut window will appear.
3. Enter the following URL in the shortcut: https://kronosv8.hampton.gov/wfc/applications/wtk/html/ess/quick-ts.jsp?transfer=yes
However, the city currently offers a 457 plan through ICMA-RC and all employees are eligible to contribute, including part time & WAE employees. The 457 Plan allows participants to set aside pre-tax money (through payroll deductions) for retirement purposes. The member is free to choose how much they want to contribute.
Certain types of fireworks, such as firecrackers, bottle rockets and roman candles, may be purchased legally in other areas, but may not be possessed or used in the City of Hampton. Bringing unapproved fireworks from other jurisdictions in to the City of Hampton is an illegal act that constitutes a Class 1 misdemeanor. Unapproved fireworks may be confiscated and the offending parties fined up to $1,200 and/or sentenced to up to one year in jail.
Our EMS Cost Recovery Program policy includes financial hardship provisions. You may contact McKesson directly by calling 1-877-967-6333 to request a payment plan if you are unable to pay the fees all at once. Or you may request a Financial Hardship Certification Form. If eligible, fees could be adjusted or waived. The financial hardship certification form must be submitted to the fire chief or his designee. Applications will not be processed without the required documentation, which includes proof of income that meets federal poverty guidelines. The city's financial hardship standard shall be based upon the federal poverty guidelines published annually by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (or successor agency if such is established). Hardship waivers shall be granted if the patient's "adjusted gross income," as established by their federal tax return, is less than two hundred (200) percent of the published poverty rate. The rate shall be established effective July 1 of each year and shall remain effective until June 30 of the succeeding year. If you have questions, please contact our Emergency Medical Services Branch office at 757-727-1202. The Financial Hardship Certification Form should be mailed to: Hampton Fire & Rescue EMS Branch 1300 Thomas Street Hampton, VA 23669
The City of Hampton provides guidelines for handling City records. Its purpose is to promote consistent record retention practices by City departments, that allows for ongoing compliance with local, state and federal law, including the Virginia Public Records Act, and to meet requirements of external entities, when necessary.
Each department should establish a "records liaison" responsible for the implementation of the guidelines. The Records Manager serves to assist City staff with implementing the LVA’s retention guidelines, and serves as a resource for staff seeking information. Download Records Management Manual
If you are unsure what the destruction date of your records should be, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Destruction of Offsite Records
The LVA provides specific instruction regarding destruction and designates when shredding is the only or preferred alternative. Reviewing the LVA’s Retention Schedule(s) will provide you with the information you need to safely perform records destruction. Destruction of Records Information Sheet
For complete information, see http://help.outlook.com/en-us/140/bb899685.aspx Also, see our list of videos for OWA.
Office 365 support for data encryption for at rest technologies is designed to minimize the risk of information leakage by encrypting the content, allowing access only by the intended users and by extending the protection beyond the initial publication location. Microsoft’s IRM goes further by restricting the actions allowed on the protected content and also encrypting Office application document attachments.
Office 365 mitigates against the risk of unauthorized physical access with extensive physical protections in their datacenters and operational procedures.
If you send large numbers of emails to internal staff members, you can contact IT and we will assist you with a solution through the creation of an appropriate distribution list or alternative service.
You can access your email, calendar, and contacts by signing into Outlook Web Access (OWA.) The link is http://outlook.com/owa/hampton.gov. A link to OWA is also available from the FAQ page on our intranet http://cityweb/it/office365/default.aspx.
There are some things you may need to do to transition your mobile device to the cloud:
Mobile Device Configuration
Users with personal devices that need additional support can go here: Link for outlook help
Some current distribution lists include both external and internal e-mail users. Wherever possible, these distribution lists should be locked down to only City employees to reduce the risk of spam and the possibility of misinformation going outside our network. We encourage departments to review their distribution lists closely and to identify all that can be locked down to City employees only.
Users should also select the distribution list from the Address Book. There will be some title changes to distribution lists as we migrate to Office 365. Currently, some distribution lists use Hampton.com in their address. These will be changed to Hampton.gov. Selecting the distribution list from the address book versus typing it in will ensure you select the correct name.
YES, for any announced gathering held outdoors on city property (City Scale 500+) whenever any of the following criteria are met:(a) Attendance is expected to exceed 250 people at any one point in time;(b) Public street or other public right-of-way closure will be required;(c) Live entertainment, mobile vendors, or alcoholic beverages will be provided; or(d) Admission will be charged.
YES, for any announced gathering held outdoors not on city property (City Scale 250-499) whenever any of the following criteria are met:(a) Attendance is expected to exceed 250 people at any one point in time;(b) Public street or other public right-of-way closure will be required;(c) Mobile vendors will be provided; or(d) Admission will be charged.
YES, for any announced gathering held outdoors on city property (Neighborhood Scale) where all of the following criteria are met:(a) Attendance is not expected to exceed 250 people total;(b) No mobile vendors or alcoholic beverages will be provided;(c) Admission will not be charged;(d) No public streets or other public rights-of-way are required to be closed; and(e) The event will be held on city property identified on the Neighborhood-Scale Public Special Event Map.
Events exempt from special event permitting include:(a) Normal and customary use of City of Hampton owned or leased outdoor recreational facilities(b) Rentals of city parks, including park shelters, but only if none of the City-Scale Public Special Event Criteria are met.(c) Customary and regularly scheduled public school, private school, or college/university activities taking place on the school or college/university’s property, unless the event requires closure of a public street or other public right-of-way, or use of additional City of Hampton staff.(d) Normal and customary events taking place at open-air venues permitted by the City of Hampton zoning ordinance when the event will not exceed the capacity permitted by the certificate of occupancy.
(1) The proposed event will not unreasonably interfere with the normal use of city property by the city or the general public;(2) The proposed event does not present a safety or health risk to participants, spectators, the general public, or an environmental hazard;(3) The proposed event is compatible with the surrounding area or neighborhood in consideration of anticipated noise, traffic, crowd capacity, and other similar factors; (4) City resources necessary to support the proposed activity are reasonably available; and(5) The special event coordinator has received all licenses, fees, approvals, and materials required by this article within five (5) calendar days of the proposed event date.
Please remember if you are unsure of whether or not your event needs to obtain a Special Event permit, you may contact the Special Event Coordinator at email@example.com or 757.727.6640.
Yes. All fires need to be out by 10 p.m. per city ordinance. There is a no-burn law in the commonwealth from Feb. 15 - April 30. This law prohibits burning before 4 p.m.
Household chemicals are generally held in Hampton every two months.
Absolutely not. It is both extremely dangerous and illegal to improperly dispose of household chemicals. Do not put propane tanks, even the small ones, in the trash as they can explode in the trucks or waste-to-steam plant. Chemicals and tanks must be disposed of properly.
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One container is issued per household in Hampton. Families that find they consistently have a need for a second container can call 311 and ask for one. Public Works will monitor usage and may collect and redeploy the container if it is not used consistently or correctly.
If your recycling collection is scheduled on a holiday, it will be collected on the Wednesday of that week. All garbage, bulk trash, limbs, yard waste, and tires will also be collected on the Wednesday of that week. The holiday schedule is published in the newspaper and is available to you through the 3-1-1 Customer Call Center.
The list of items you can put in your household recycling bin is: Metal food and beverage cans, aluminum cans, pie pans, foil; all colors of glass bottles and jars; all kinds of cardboard (single-ply, corrugated, waxed, clean pizza boxes, egg cartons); paper, mail, newspapers & inserts, computer & office paper, magazines, catalogs, brown paper bags and phone books; all numbered plastic food, beverage and detergent containers; caps and lids (may be attached or unattached, all contents must be emptied). Please flatten cardboard to save space in the container.
Hampton’s curbside recycling program does not accept any plastic bags for recycling including newspaper plastic bags. However, most area grocery stores have collection bins that accept grocery store style plastic bags for recycling. We recommend you dispose of any plastic bags you cannot drop-off for recycling in your regular garbage.
We do not accept food remains of any kind, needles or syringes, styrofoam and plastic bags, paint cans, aerosol cans, coat hangers, light bulbs, window glass, lids from cans or jars, butter tubs or other "oily" containers, baby diapers, microwave food trays, containers marked "poison," and metal cans lined with plastic. There are processing problems with these materials and markets do not exist for recycling some of these items.
The vehicle license fee is assessed by the Commissioner of the Revenue and collected by the Treasurer.
Youth violence is violence involving young people, typically children, adolescents, and young adults, between the ages of 10 and 24. The young person can be the victim, the perpetrator, or a witness.Youth violence includes various behaviors, ranging from violent acts – such as bullying, fist fighting and threats made with weapons or gang-related, to verbal and emotional abuse.
Yes, workshops are held throughout the year. We also partner with area organizations to host additional programs and events. For more information, contact the Office of Youth and Young Adult Opportunities at 757-727-2730 or email Synethia White.
We offer many programs that citizens can assist as volunteers. Please complete our online volunteer form.
We have partnered with Hampton City Schools to create an online resource guide that provides information about programs and services available in this area. Visit www.hamptonuni1ted.com to see a listing of participating organizations.
The Rapid Engagement of Support in the Event of Trauma, or R.E.S.E.T., was designed to inform residents about the help and resources available to community members following a homicide. Citizens can volunteer for R.E.S.E.T. and will be required to attend a mandatory training session.
Interested youth and young adults ages 16 – 24 can apply online at www.hampton.gov/hire. All applicants must attend a Hampton city school or be a Hampton resident. Prospective candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. Selected participants must attend pre-employment training.
Hampton Hoops, a summer basketball league, is offered to youth and young adults ages 11 and up who reside in Hampton. Interested participants and volunteers can register starting in the Spring.
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