Henrico County has appointed Cari M. Tretina as chief of staff to the county manager, effective Saturday, Oct. 12.
Tretina currently serves as director of administration for Henrico’s Division of Fire, a position she has held since April 2017.Continue reading Henrico taps Tretina for chief of staff position
In August, four high school freshmen earned a big opportunity. The Cristo Rey Richmond students became paid Henrico County interns.
“I like learning to work because this will help me so much in the future,” said student Celiana Gutierrez Ayala.Continue reading Henrico gives students work experience
Henrico County has agreed to buy the historic Wilton Farm property on the James River in Varina for a variety of potential future uses, including a park with 2.8 miles of river frontage, economic development, schools and a history museum.Continue reading Henrico to acquire 1,184-acre Wilton Farm on James River
Henrico County leaders broke ground on Aug. 3 for eight new outdoor pickleball courts under construction at Pouncey Tract Park.
Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the country. The paddle sport combines elements of ping pong, badminton and tennis.Continue reading County leaders break ground on new pickleball courts
Update: On Aug. 13, the Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to authorize the county manager to request detailed proposals for an indoor sports and convocation center. The six entities that submitted initial proposals will be invited to offer detailed proposals that would include a controllable site for the center and the county’s purchase price for the land.
Henrico officials recently toured an indoor sports and events venue in Rocky Mount, N.C. as the county prepares to sharpen its pursuit of a similar facility here.Continue reading Tour sharpens vision for indoor sports and convocation center
Facility on Nine Mile Road offers more space and an efficient, ‘trauma-informed’ design
The $10 million, 30,735-square-foot East Center, at 3908 Nine Mile Road, is replacing a clinic about half its size in leased space on Laburnum Avenue.Continue reading Henrico dedicates Mental Health & Developmental Services East Center
The Board of Supervisors at its June 25 regular meeting approved plans to replace two of Henrico County’s oldest public high schools with modern facilities that will serve the community long term. Construction is expected to start this fall on the new Highland Springs and J.R. Tucker high schools.Continue reading Plans for new Highland Springs, Tucker high schools advance toward construction
Henrico shares honor following Pulse launch, GRTC route expansion
The 2018 launch of the Pulse bus rapid transit system and expansion of GRTC Transit System routes in Henrico County are being lauded by a pro-growth group as part of a “transit revolution” for the region.
The Greater Washington Partnership, a group of business leaders that promotes unity and growth from Richmond to Baltimore, on Tuesday released a case study on the region’s transit system changes. It found a 17% increase in local ridership from July 2018 through April compared with the same period the previous year. During that time, transit ridership nationally dropped by 2%, according to the study.Continue reading Region’s ‘transit revolution’ earns praise