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Supervisor Patricia O'Bannon

Tuckahoe District

‘Welcome to Showtime’: Community celebrates new Sports & Events Center

Ribbon-cutting at Sports & Events Center

Hundreds of residents, supporters and community members packed the entrance and lobby of the Henrico Sports & Events Center to celebrate the opening of the massive facility that will host games, tournaments, graduations and other events. 

The 185,000-square-foot venue began hosting tournaments and other events in late October, but officials reserved the formal dedication and ribbon-cutting for the Community Celebration event, which was held Dec. 4 and welcomed in the public with music, games and giveaways.

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From ‘great lighting’ to ‘new arena smell,’ Henrico Sports & Events Center shines for A-10 Media Day

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Atlantic 10 Commissioner Bernadette V. McGlade said she was impressed by the clean, fresh aroma when she stepped inside the new Henrico Sports & Events Center.

It’s almost like when you say, a new car smell. Well, this is a new arena smell, and it’s really nice, McGlade said Thursday in an interview with ESPN’s Angel Gray at the conference’s Media Day event.

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Tourist spending in Henrico exceeds $1.7 billion in 2022

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County poised for continued growth with Sports & Events Center opening in fall

Visitors spent more than $1.7 billion in Henrico during 2022. That's the highest total of any locality in central Virginia and the fifth highest in Virginia, according to an annual study for the Virginia Tourism Corp.

Henrico’s total includes sales of $406 million on food and beverage, $226 million on lodging, $165 million on retail, $167 million on recreation and about $754 million on transportation. Overall, spending by tourists and other visitors to Henrico jumped by 27.2% from 2021.

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Henrico RECAP program would lock in real estate tax bills of qualifying owners

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Tax relief program for seniors, disabled homeowners would build on REAP Program

Henrico County is proposing a tax relief program that would cap the real estate tax bills of qualifying homeowners who are older or disabled, helping to mitigate the higher costs associated with rising property values.

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Henrico Board of Supervisors approves real estate tax credit for 2nd consecutive year

Taxrebate 2023

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.

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Henrico, HCPS, Capital Trees partner to enhance county tree canopies

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Reforestation program will initially focus on Deep Run and Cheswick parks plus a middle school and high school in eastern Henrico

Henrico County is partnering with Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) and the nonprofit organization Capital Trees on a program to expand and strengthen tree canopies at the county’s parks and schools.

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Henrico rolls out more details of proposed budget for fiscal 2023-24

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Highlights include personal property tax rate cut, funding for ’22 bond projects, incentives for hotel development, raises for county and HCPS employees

Update: The Board of Supervisors on April 25 voted unanimously to approve Henrico County's proposed budget for fiscal 2023-24.

Henrico County is outlining more details of its proposed budget for fiscal 2023-24, two weeks after announcing plans to include its second real estate tax credit in two years to help homeowners manage the impacts of rising property values.

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Henrico proposes real estate tax credit for 2nd consecutive year

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Homeowners would receive amount equal to 2 cents per $100 of home’s assessed value

For the second consecutive year, Henrico County is proposing to give the owners of residential and business properties a credit on their real estate taxes to help offset rising values.

Property owners would receive an amount equal to 2 cents per $100 of their real estate’s taxable value for 2023. For example, a single-family home with the median assessed value of $367,000 would generate a credit of $73.40. ($367,000/100 x .02=$73.40) 

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