Public Utilities bills due by end of May
Utility bills have been mailed. Per County Code, bills are due 30 days after the date of the bill. Late fees are added to all unpaid accounts after the due date. Utility accounts more than 70 days past due are subject to termination. If you do not receive your bill by May 10, or if you have questions about your utility account, please contact New Kent Department Public Utilities at 804-966-9676.
The due date for this bill is May 28, 2023.
Payments are no longer accepted at the Utility Office. Payments can be made in person to the Treasurer’s Office at 12007 Courthouse Circle or mailed to:
New Kent Utility Payments
PO Box 109
New Kent, VA 23124
Naggy and Jenkins both named 'Employee of the Quarter'
On Friday, April 28, 2023 County employees enjoyed the annual employee appreciation lunch.
At the luncheon, Holly Naggy, with New Kent Parks and Recreation, was awarded Employee of the Quarter, 4th Quarter 2022. Holly's supervisor said, "Holly continuously takes initiative with her own projects & in other ways that benefit the County. She works well with her co-workers as well as those in other departments & more importantly with the community! She is proactive with all aspects of Parks & Recreation & often assists in areas she is responsible for. Holly represents the County in a positive manner & generates excitement & motivates others." Specifically cited was Holly's initiative & adaptability in certain situations - such as COVID-19 vaccinations clinics & County events she has planned & executed.
Travis Jenkins, with New Kent Fire-Rescue was awarded Employee of the Quarter, 1st Quarter 2023. Travis's supervisor said, "Travis is Captain of EMS for the Fire-Rescue department, however his title also includes Communications & Technology. He is a firefighter & paramedic who manages the departmental day-to-day operations of the ambulances & pre-hospital emergency medical services & the many aspects that go with that. He has recently put in place a customer service survey program, which is providing, in real time, valuable data in how we provide EMS services. Due to his proficiency with IT & communications, he is responsible for those needs in the department (working closely with County IT). He was instrumental in the oversight & training of the software that was used during the COVID-19 vaccination clinics to register residents & book appointments. He headed up the stop the bleed training of County employees & has recently made the stop the bleed training of NKC teachers possible by teaching the lecture part & enlisting the aid of instructors for hands on training. He was & is vital to the implementation & daily oversight of the emergency communications radio system for NKC & has been highly involved in the upgrading of the Charles City County emergency radio system, which is still on going."
Holly and Travis both received a gift from the County, a framed certificate, a $250 bonus and their names will appear on an Employee of the Quarter plaque in the County Administration Building.
Also at the luncheon, many employees were recognized for years of service to the County.
Five Years of Service:
Stephen Grech - Parks & Recreation
Mark Arsenault - General Services
Rachel Segreto - Clerk of Circuit Court
Paul Parsley - General Services
Michael Connolly, Jr. - Sheriff
Glen Mason - Fire-Rescue
Donald Carter, Jr. - Fire-Rescue
Ray Washington - General Services
Ronald Eagle - Sheriff
Steven Dalton - Sheriff
Alan Jamison - Public Utilities
Hugh Mirmelstein - General Services
Tonna Eudailey - Sheriff
Malcolm Conway - Fire-Rescue
Aaron Buckland - Fire-Rescue
Raymond Guerin - Sheriff
William Dyer - Sheriff
Sallie O’Malley - Commonwealth’s Attorney
Ten Years of Service:
Richard Opett - Fire-Rescue
Carole White - Registrar
Jesse Purdue, Jr. - Parks & Recreation
Cole Thomas - Sheriff
Linda Gardner - Economic Development
Maria Terbea - Social Services
William Jenkins - Fire-Rescue
Ryan Shelton - Fire-Rescue
Marcus Coffman - Fire-Rescue
Christopher Bristow - Sheriff
Elizabeth Rose - Sheriff
Fifteen Years of Service:
Charles Lang - Public Utilities
Shannon McLaughlin - Commissioner of the Revenue
Scott Carnell - Sheriff
Alicia Akrie-Williams - Treasurer
Duane Goss - Airport
Twenty Years of Service:
Norvell Jenkins - Sheriff
Maria Davenport - Sheriff
Ernest Edwards, Jr - General Services
Ryan Shobe - Sheriff
Twenty-Five Years of Service:
Nancy Lindsey - Sheriff
Thirty Years of Service:
James Burrell - Sheriff
Lee Bailey - Sheriff
Jonathan Stanger - Information Technology
Employees received a certificate at the luncheon and during the month of their anniversary year, they will receive their respective service award.
Congratulations Holly and Travis, and thank you to all of the employees of New Kent County for all of your hard work and dedication to the residents of this community!
New Kent Board of Supervisors to meet Monday evening
The New Kent County Board of Supervisors will meet for its regular business meeting next week - Monday, May 8, 2023 at 6 p.m. The business meeting will take place in the New Kent County Administration Building (12007 Courthouse Circle, New Kent). The full agenda for this meeting can be found here. The business meeting can be watched live via YouTube or replayed on Cox Communications Channel 48 at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. beginning on the day following the meeting.