Archive for “Henrico”

Henrico meals tax referendum on November ballot

The Henrico County Board of Supervisors voted last night to include a referendum on the November 5th ballot that would permit the Board to impose a 4% meals tax in the county. The funds generated by the tax would go to the school system. More from the Times-Dispatch

Free trees for Henrico residents

County residents can choose up to ten free tree seedlings this Friday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Hermitage High School, 8301 Hungary Spring Road. The Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District will give away tree seedlings March 28-29 to help residents improve their property values, conserve energy […]

New Henrico County manager appointed

The Henrico County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at its regular meeting tonight to name John A. Vithoulkas as county manager effective Jan. 17, 2013. Board members voted in favor of a resolution directly appointing Vithoulkas, 44, to the county’s top executive position. He will succeed Virgil R. Hazelett, P.E., who announced his retirement last […]

Henrico Officials Alert Homeowners to Misleading Property-Tax Mailing

Henrico County released a statement today to educate residents regarding free property tax assessment appeals, because some homeowners have received a mailing from a private company that could mislead them into paying for information to appeal their real estate tax assessments. The mailing, titled “2012 Property Tax Assessment Analysis,” claims the assessment of the homeowner’s […]

Henrico’s Operation Paintbrush Seeking Homes & Volunteers

Know a home that needs some helps? Henrico County is looking for homes to add to the 2011 project list of Operation Paintbrush (the free program that coordinates repainting and minor repairs of county residences whose owners cannot do the work themselves). Residents and others are encouraged to contact the county to suggest homes for […]

Henrico Extension to begin ‘Tree Smarts’ Seminar Series March 22-24

The Henrico County Extension Office and Henrico County Master Gardeners will launch “Tree Smarts,” the free annual seminar series designed to increase understanding of trees, the role they play in the community’s landscape and how homeowners and others can better care for them. The series gets under way March 22-24 with “Choosing the Right Tree,” […]

Bon Secours St. Mary’s Plans Helipad Near ER

The Times-Dispatch reported today that St. Mary’s has contacted local residents to let them know their intent to build a temporary ground-level helicopter landing pad. The helipad is to be located in a parking area behind the hospital’s Medical Office Building South, near the emergency department. Target date for construction of the temporary helicopter landing […]

Tucker High School Hosts Motivational Speaker Chris Skinner

The community is invited to hear motivational speaker Chris Skinner speak on how he transformed his life after an accident that caused him to become a quadriplegic. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18th 7:00 p.m. J. R. Tucker High School Auditorium 2910 N. Parham Road Free to all members of our Henrico County Community (a donation box will […]

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