Formed in 1691 in the Virginia Colony, Norfolk County had originally included essentially all the area which became the towns and later cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, and South Norfolk, but had seen its area frequently reduced as these cities added territory through annexations after 1871. Becoming an independent city was a method for the former county to stabilize borders with neighbors, as cities could not annex territory from each other.
New benches have been ordered, along with additional streetlights in dark areas. These orders have been delayed due to logistics but will be installed as the material arrives.
United Exteriors, our modernization vendor, will be replacing 5-7 roofs starting as soon as materials and labor are available. Affected buildings will be notified using the model established for the siding project. Roofing projects will continue to receive priority funding.