City Page - March 7, 2019

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Federal Tax Breaks Could Spark Investment in Neighborhoods Ripe for Revitalization

Virginia Beach embraces program created to attract investment in “opportunity zones”.

Bobby Dyer Slated to Give His First State of the City Address as Virginia Beach Mayor

The Hampton Roads Chamber will host the Virginia Beach State of the City Luncheon on Wednesday, March 20 starting at 11:30 a.m. ​

New Library Programs Teach Coding Skills Using Wooden Robots

​​Children are learning skills to prepare them for the future job market.​

Council Member Aaron Rouse Hosts “Team Meeting” March 11

Community forum will focus on major issues facing Virginia Beach.

City’s Battery Recycling Program is Energized for Change

You can now dispose of standard alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, C, D and 9 volt) in your household trash.

Something in the Water Delivers on Pharrell’s Promise

The Virginia Beach native vowed that if had the opportunity to see the world, he’d bring the best of what he saw back to his hometown, and he’s doing just that.

Photographers Corner

The Historic Preservation Commission recently dedicated a state highway marker to commemorate the Meeting of Three Commanders which occurred Sept. 18, 1781 between Gen. George Washington, the Comte de Rochambeau and Admiral François Joseph Paul de Grasse. They met aboard de Grasse's flagship on Lynnhaven Bay to devise the final strategies that led to the Franco-American victory at Yorktown.

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Formal Session
​Tues., March 19 & April 2 — 6 p.m. 
City Council Chambers
City Hall, Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor
Workshop
Tues., March 12 & 26 (proposed budget presentation) — 4 p.m.
City Council Conference Room
City Hall, Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor​




​Citizens’ Open Dialogue Following Adjournment 

Citizens may speak for three minutes at the end of the first formal session of the month (April 2) about topics that are not on the agenda.

​No more than three speakers may speak on the same non-agenda topic at the same meeting. The first three speakers who register with the city clerk will be called to speak.​

City Council Me​etings​ are cablecast live on VBTV via Cox channel 48 & Verizon channel 45. You may also watch online on the City's YouTube Channel.​
 


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