City wins environmental award


The City of Williamsburg’s Public Works and Utilities Shop Complex has been designated an Extraordinary Environmental Enterprise by the Virginia Environmental Excellence Program, according to a press release. The City’s Public Works Department is the only public works department in the state to receive such a recognition.

“City Council has made environmental sustainability a major focus for our community, and receiving this prestigious recognition from the state is an important accomplishment in the city’s sustainability efforts,” Williamsburg Mayor Jeanne Zeidler said.