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Henrico taps Sheila Minor to lead Department of Finance

Henrico County has appointed Sheila S. Minor director of the Department of Finance, effective Saturday, Dec. 18.

Minor comes to Henrico from the city of Colonial Heights, where she has served as finance director since June 2017.

Prior to her service with Colonial Heights, Minor worked as director of finance for Prince George County and as a budget and revenue analyst for Chesterfield County. She earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Public Administration from Virginia Tech. Minor is a certified public accountant, a certified public finance officer and a certified government finance manager. She and her husband David have two daughters.

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Henrico mourns retired County Manager William LaVecchia upon his death

Noted for his compassion, vision and professionalism, he led the county’s administration from 1984 to 1992.

Henrico County is honoring the life and service of retired County Manager William F. “Bill” LaVecchia, whose warmth, sincerity, vision and expertise allowed Henrico to prosper through decades of considerable growth.

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Late Police Capt. Don Lambert honored with new road – Lambert Way

Road will link new portion of Woodman with Glover Park

A ½-mile road planned for construction next year will be named Lambert Way in honor of the life and service of the late Donald L. Lambert Jr., a captain with the Henrico County Police Division who was killed in a hit-and-run crash early this year.

Board of Supervisors Chairman Dan Schmitt announced the naming in a ceremony Wednesday along where Woodman Road is being extended northeastward from Greenwood Road.

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Henrico County to begin 2021-22 leaf collection efforts week of Nov. 8

Henrico County will begin providing annual leaf-collection services Monday, Nov. 8, with both free and paid options available for county residents.

Free collection of bagged leaves is scheduled through Feb. 12. Crews will work week to week in five zones; each zone will receive two pickups over the course of the program. Residents living outside these areas can order free pickup of bagged leaves by calling (804) 727-8770.

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Henrico presents draft plan for reapportionment

Proposal would shift boundaries of magisterial districts to balance population 

Henrico released today a draft plan that would make minor shifts to the boundaries of its five magisterial districts to ensure equal representation following population changes from the past decade.

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‘Road diet’ set for 4-lane section of Church Road

1.8-mile project will enhance safety, connectivity for bicyclists and pedestrians

A four-lane stretch of Church Road will be reconfigured this summer in a “road diet” conversion aimed at enhancing safety as well as connectivity for bicyclists and pedestrians.

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Belmont Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

Course will reopen to the public on Saturday, May 29

First Tee — Greater Richmond, Henrico County and Love Golf Design celebrated the grand re-opening of Belmont at a ceremony on Monday, May 24.

Officials from all three parties offered remarks at the event, with Davis Love III saying, “We [Love Golf Design] have never created a course that will have such an impact on golf.”

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