York County Update 9/18/2020:
Absentee Voting has Begun; Rhythms on the Riverwalk Concerts Begin September 25; Board of Supervisors Meeting Recap
September 18, 2020
Absentee Voting Has Begun; In-person Voting Available at Registrar’s Office locations in Yorktown and Williamsburg
Starting today (Friday, September 18), the York County Voter Registrar is mailing absentee ballots to those who submit a request. Absentee ballots are accompanied by a postage-paid envelope for voters to use when returning their completed ballot. A voter can return his or her ballot to either of the Registrar’s Office locations by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3. A voter may also return their ballot at their polling place on Election Day between the hours of 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. If voters wish to mail their ballot back, it must be postmarked by Tuesday, November 3, and received by noon on Friday, November 6.
Ballots may be returned in person or placed in a dropbox at the Registrar Office
locations: 5322 George Washington Memorial Highway (Washington Square
Shopping Center) or 6614 Mooretown Road, Suite A (Victory Village Shopping
Voters may also cast their vote in person
at the Registrar Office locations now through Friday, October 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. No application is required to vote in person at these locations and on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3.
Additional voting information and absentee ballot applications are available on the Registrar’s website
or by calling (757) 890-3440. Rhythms on the Riverwalk Concerts Begin September 25; Free Tickets are Available for Entry into Outdoor Concert
York County Tourism is excited to announce the return of outdoor concerts to the waterfront! Three back-to-back Rhythms on the Riverwalk concerts with modified capacity to ensure safety begin Friday, September 25 and continue the following two Fridays featuring some of the area’s favorite bands. The BJ Griffin Band
performs September 25, followed by Little Country
on October 2, and ending with Good Shot Judy
on October 9. 250 free tickets are available for each performance. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Board of Supervisors September 15 Meeting Recap
- Tickets can be reserved beginning today (Friday, September 18) on the Visit Yorktown homepage.
- There will be a minimum of two tickets per reservation and a maximum of four.
- Each person in your party is required to have a ticket, including children.
- Attendants must show their reservations, either printed from email or on their cell phones, to gain entry into the designated concert area.
- Gates open no earlier than 5:30 p.m. and concert goers must check in with a staff member to receive a wristband. Gates close promptly at 7 p.m. If you have not checked in, you will forfeit your seats. No exceptions.
- Attendees are required to space out using social circles within the concert area. These circles are not assigned but are instead on a first come, first served basis.
- Face masks are also required for entry and exit to the concert area. They may be removed during the performance once each party has entered its circle.
- Chairs, blankets, strollers and coolers are allowed but must remain within the designated circle.
- No one with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19, or known exposure to a COVID-19 case in the prior 14 days, is permitted to enter the concert venue.
The Board of Supervisors September 15 meeting was held in person in York Hall. Safety measures were in place, including limited seating to allow for social distancing and citizens were asked to wear a mask when not addressing the Board. Meeting details are available here
. Meeting replays are always available to view online
and are shown on WYCG-TV (Cox 46, Verizon 38). The October 6 meeting of the Board of Supervisors is a work session that will be held virtually. There is no public comment period during work sessions. The meeting agenda will be posted online during the previous week.