Status Update 05/29/2020 - The Latest from York County
Beach Reopens May 30
County Administrator Neil Morgan announced Thursday, May 28, that the Yorktown Beach and nearby amenities are reopening to the public Saturday, May 30. The following apply:
- Sunbathing, swimming, and recreation are permitted. No groups larger than 10 allowed and social distancing must be practiced. Group sports, tents, and alcohol are prohibited. We encourage beach-goers to visit during non-peak hours to avoid crowds.
- All public parking lots will be open, including Riverwalk Landing Parking Terrace, Beach Picnic Area, and parking lots at York Hall, County Administration/Courthouse area, and Archer Cottage (corner of Read/Water Streets).
- Waterfront restroom facilities will be open. Please practice social distancing if waiting in line for facilities.
In his announcement, Mr. Morgan stated, "As you know, we have a narrow beach and we ask that you apply common sense and good judgement to keep yourself and others safe." Watch the full video here
. Beginning June 1...Library Offering Curbside Pickup at Tabb Branch
The York County Public Library begins curbside pickup on Monday, June 1 at the Tabb Library. Patrons may check out materials online and drive to the Tabb branch to pick up their checked-out items. The drop boxes at both Tabb and Yorktown branches are open for the return of materials. For complete details, read the press release
issued Thursday, May 28. Board of Supervisors Work Session June 2
The next meeting of the Board of Supervisors is Tuesday, June 2, at 6:00 p.m., and is a work session. The agenda is available online
. This meeting is being held remotely and broadcast live on WYCG-TV (Cox 46, Verizon 38) and on the York County website
. Public Works June Events Cancelled
York County's Department of Public Works has cancelled its June 20 Bugfest and June 27 Tire Recycling events. Citizens are encouraged to inspect their yards for areas where water can be collected and become breeding sites for mosquitoes. Be sure to empty water from old tarps, pools, flower pots, buckets, and to regularly change water in bird baths. Mosquito Control staff are available to make a site visit at your home and perform a yard inspection. For more information or to request an inspection, please visit Mosquito Control
on our website or call (757) 890-3790. Tourism Development
Saturdays - May 30 and June 6 - are the last drive-thru Yorktown Market Days at the McReynolds Athletic Complex (MAC). Market Days returns to Riverwalk Landing on Saturday, June 13, featuring your favorite vendors selling their fresh produce, meats and seafood, soaps and lotions, breads and baked goods, and so much more! Visit Yorktown Market Days
for more details. Traffic Alert for Tuesday, June 2
Route 17 Traffic Alert: Line work scheduled for Tuesday, June 2, will require periodic traffic stoppages of up to 15 minutes in length from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the area of the McReynolds Athletic Complex (MAC) and AMF York Lanes (4200/4300 block of Route 17) in both north and southbound travel lanes. Drivers may experience traffic congestion in this area as overhead power line work is conducted. Rain date: Wednesday, June 3. In addition, associated work may require alternating lane closures in both directions of travel through Saturday, June 6.