Henrico has partnered with nonprofit housing developers to sell 12 new or renovated homes to working individuals and families with lower or moderate incomes. To get the maximum impact, the effort has focused on an area of historic Highland Springs, where 10 of the homes are within 1 mile of each other.Continue reading Henrico broadens strategy for increasing access to affordable housing
County enhances programs to address damage caused by opioid epidemic
With the first wave of grants from the national opioid settlement, Henrico County is strengthening its programs and services for individuals working to recover from substance use disorder, particularly mothers and their children.Continue reading With opioid settlement grants, Henrico seeks ‘treatment for the moms’, ‘prevention for the kids’
Henrico County has prepared for a safe start to the school year by adding crosswalks, signs with flashing lights and other pedestrian improvements near several schools.
By Tuckahoe Elementary School, crews recently built additional sections of sidewalk with ADA ramps along Forest Avenue as well as a crosswalk with a 6-foot-by-12-foot pedestrian refuge island at Forest and Silverspring Drive.Continue reading Pedestrian improvements to greet students as new school year begins Monday
Authority also authorizes agreement with Markel|Eagle for residential portion
Henrico County is excited to announce Markel|Eagle Partners LLC as another partner for the development of the $2.3 billion GreenCity “eco-district.”
The announcement comes as the Henrico Economic Development Authority (EDA) today approved agreements to secure a key property for the more than 200-acre development.Continue reading Henrico EDA approves purchase of Scott Farm for GreenCity development
Number of LEED-certified buildings constructed by the county grows to 22
Highland Springs and J.R. Tucker high schools have been awarded LEED Gold certificationContinue reading Two Henrico high schools earn LEED Gold status from Green Building Council
Henrico will return $11.2 million in surplus taxes to residential and business property owners.
Each credit will be issued in an amount equal to 2 cents per $100 of the real estate’s taxable value.
Credits of $30 or more will be paid in 95,000 checks issued in September. Amounts less than $30 will be applied directly on 16,000 bills.Continue reading Henrico Board of Supervisors approves real estate tax credit for 2nd consecutive year
Board of Supervisors approves construction contract for 12-court complex
A 12-court pickleball complex, with two championship courts, covered spectator seating and LED sports lighting, will be built at Pouncey Tract Park in western Henrico County.Continue reading Championship pickleball courts coming to Pouncey Tract Park
With the county’s support, the Henrico Community Food Bank delivers food to thousands
Every day across Henrico County, volunteers drop off fresh produce, meat, bread and other grocery staples to residents who struggle with hunger.
A resident who lives alone considers them a part of her family.Continue reading Nonprofit mobile food pantry is on the move