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Help Williamsburg set its governmental goals for the next 2 years

(WYDaily/File photo)
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Update: The City of Williamsburg has announced that its Biennial Goals, Initiatives and Outcomes retreat will now be held from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 5 in the third floor conference room in the Municipal Building at 401 Lafayette St. The retreat was originally scheduled for Oct. 10.

Williamsburg is hosting two workshops to gain public opinion on what the city’s goals should be for the upcoming two years.

Every two years, the city government sets new strategic goals for itself, which are detailed in the city’s the Biennial Goals, Initiatives and Outcomes, the city said in a news release.

Before setting the goals, the public can give feedback during the workshops about what they believe their government should be focusing on.

The workshops are informal, and attendees can arrive or leave at any time during the scheduled meeting hours.

After the workshops, there are also additional ways the public can get involved in goal-setting for the city. A public written and digital comment period is open to city residents through Nov. 8.

There are also several City Council meetings where citizens can provide opinion during public comment.

Want to go?

The workshops will be conducted from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 20 in the large meeting room in the Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary St., and 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 in the Sadler Center Terrace at William & Mary, 200 Stadium Drive.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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