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Apr 10

City manager's message on the FY 2015 budget

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 10:13 AM by Mary Bunting

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Yesterday I provided a preview of the budget I will recommend to Council for next fiscal year. The actual budget will be released to Council over the weekend, and required legal ads will begin to run in the paper starting on Sunday.

In keeping with my commitment to share information with you, please find below a summary of the budget. I want to stress that the budget I am recommending is far from what I wish I could have proposed. With more revenue, I would have made bolder investments in employee compensation, operating department needs and our school system. Nevertheless, I am pleased that the budget for next year will avoid drastic cuts to our workforce and service delivery. There are a handful of position eliminations – most of which are vacant – that result from restructuring the Human Services Department and Budget Office. All affected employees have been notified and, as in past years, we will work to find employees another position elsewhere in the organization.

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Apr 03

list of wifi hotspots available in city buildings

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 3:55 PM by Fred Gaskins

wifi iconDo you need to use the internet while in a city building?

Here is a list of all public wifi locations - including the wifi name and location - available for use by Hampton employees, citizens and guests. 

Apr 02

Lunch and Learn: The Legal Issues of Social Media

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 3:21 PM by Fred Gaskins

Please join us for "Lunch and Learn: The Legal Issues of Social Media," on Thursday, April 3, 2014, from noon-1 p.m. in the Human Resources training room on on the fourth floor of City Hall. Facilitator will be Deputy City Attorney Karen James. Topics include:

  • What is social media?
  • Review of city’s social media policy
  • Social media issues created by the employee and the employer
  • Review of cases, cautionary tales and employment law

Seating is limited. Please register by calling Human Resources at 727-6407 or email hrfrontdesk@hampton.gov.

Nicole M. Clark, MSHRM, SPHR, IPMA-CP
Director of Human Resources
City of Hampton
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, Virginia 23669
757.727.6522 phone
757.727.6449 fax