JAMES CITY - Stormwater issues dominated the county's first budget forum hosted by Supervisor John McGlennon Thursday night in the James City County Government Center.
For an hour and a half, McGlennon fielded questions on County Administrator Bryan Hill's proposed budget, including the 8.2-cent proposed tax hike that would be the county's first in two decades.
Nearly 80 people filled the board room for the event, the first of five forums scheduled before a budget is decided upon.
The tax increase would mean the average homeowner in James City County would pay an additional $20 per month, or $240 per year. Some people dressed in green, backing some state and local...