Refuse Collection Schedule

Refuse collection is on a one day delay for the remainder of the week.

Recycling pickup by CVWMA is on a regular schedule with no delay.

Henrico seeks public input on community development priorities

The Henrico County Department of Community Revitalization will hold a series of public hearings to help guide the county’s use of federal housing and community development funds over the next five years.

Next meeting: Thursday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m. at Belmont Recreation Center, 1600 Hilliard Road

Henrico will use the input of residents and others to prepare the Fiscal Year 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan. The plan will establish priorities for the use of federal Community Development Block Grant Program, HOME Investment Partnerships Program and Emergency Solutions Grant Program funds. Henrico will submit the plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this summer, pending approval by the Board of Supervisors.

Henrico receives more than $2 million in the federal funding annually for services, programs, facilities and other assistance to low- and moderate-income residents, as well as people who are homeless or have other special needs. The funds have supported a variety of initiatives, including housing improvements, home purchase assistance, neighborhood recreation facilities and afterschool programs.

For information, call (804) 501-7617, send an email to or go online to The webpage includes a link to an online survey. To request a special accommodation at one of the meetings, call (804) 501-7640 at least two days in advance.

Fairfield meeting Jan. 21 to highlight work of boards, commissions

Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Wednesday, Jan. 21 to spotlight the work of Henrico County’s boards and commissions.

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave.

Fairfield District representatives on Henrico’s boards and commissions will join Thornton for the discussion and will answer questions.

For information, call (804) 501-4208.

Christmas Tree recycling

The Keep Henrico Beautiful Committee and Henrico County Department of Public Utilities will accept Christmas trees for recycling into mulch from now through Sunday, Jan. 11.

The free service, which preserves landfill space and the environment, is available to Henrico residents only. Trees will be accepted at the following locations:

  • Henrico Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Road, in the lower parking lot;
  • Eastern Government Center, 3820 Nine Mile Road, in the front parking lot;
  • Springfield Road Public Use Area, 10600 Fords Country Lane, near Nuckols Road and Interstate 295; and
  • Charles City Road Public Use Area, 2075 Charles City Road.

Trees can be dropped off anytime at the Henrico Government Center and Eastern Government Center and from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily at the Springfield Road and Charles City Road public use areas. Trees must be free of tinsel, lights, ornaments, tree stands and water bowls.

Free mulch is available to Henrico residents at the public use areas. For information on the tree recycling program, call (804) 501-7277.

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HCTV Program Schedule

Henrico County Television (HCTV) is a multiple Emmy award-winning station and was named the third best overall government television station in the country by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors.

Holiday Closing and Refuse/Recycling Schedule

Henrico County General Government offices, courts & libraries will be closed Thursday, Jan 1 for New Year’s Day. Libraries close early at 6 pm, Wednesday, Dec 31. Additionally, Courts will be closed Friday, Jan 2.

Refuse will not be collected Thursday, Jan 1. Pickup is delayed one day with Friday routes scheduled for pick up on Saturday.

Public use landfills will be CLOSED on Thursday.

Holiday Closing and Refuse/Recycling Schedule

Henrico Courts are  closed Friday, Dec 26.

Refuse pickup is delayed one day with Friday routes scheduled for pick up on Saturday. 

Curbside recycling by CVWMA pickup is delayed one day with Friday routes scheduled for pick up on Saturday.

Henrico Board of Supervisors adjourns until Jan. 13

The Henrico County Board of Supervisors will hold its next meeting Tuesday, Jan. 13, following its scheduled break in late December.

The board usually meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month in the Board Room at the Henrico County Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Road.

In keeping with its traditions, the board’s schedule for 2014 has excluded a meeting on the fourth Tuesday in December. For information, call (804) 501-4318 or go online to

Road Detour

A section of Richmond-Henrico Turnpike/Meadowbridge Road will be closed Thursday, Dec. 11 and Friday, Dec. 12 for railroad crossing repairs.

The closure will affect traffic between Azalea Avenue in Henrico County and Industrial Park Road in Hanover County. A detour will direct motorists to use Azalea, Carolina Avenue, East Laburnum Avenue, Mechanicsville Turnpike and Atlee Road. Message boards will be placed Thursday, Dec. 4.

The closure is scheduled to take effect at 8 a.m. Dec. 11 and will continue through 5 p.m. Dec. 12.