Henrico seeks names from public for proposed animal adoption center
Ideas can be submitted online at NameTheShelter.com through Aug. 31
Henrico residents are invited to suggest names for an animal adoption center that is one of several proposed capital projects included in a countywide bond referendum that voters will consider as part of the 2022 general election.
Individuals can share their naming ideas at NameTheShelter.com through Aug. 31. The top choices will be made available for a public vote online in September. Individuals can follow the progress of the naming campaign on the Henrico County Government accounts on Twitter and Facebook.
Jill Biden promotes COVID vaccine for children during July 1 stop in Henrico
First lady Jill Biden visited Henrico Friday, promoting COVID-19 vaccinations for young children. She stopped by the county’s Health Department East Clinic on Laburnum Avenue with Dr. Ashish Jha, White House COVID-19 response coordinator, to tout the benefits of the vaccine, which recently was approved for children ages 6 months to 5 years.
Biden toured the health center and talked with parents whose children were waiting for shots, including Tuckahoe residents Kyle Wendling and Cathy Marcelo. The couple had brought their 9-month-old son Patrick to be vaccinated.
Henrico proposes personal property tax relief to offset rising vehicle values
Plan would give a credit based on a 52-cent rate cut, make 1st payments due Aug. 5
The Henrico County Board of Supervisors will consider a personal property tax relief proposal that would give residents an additional 60 days to make their first payments and provide a credit on year-end bills to offset higher-than-expected vehicle values. With the credits, the county would provide an effective 52-cent reduction to the personal property tax rate for 2022, based on current estimates.