Tuckahoe

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Supervisor Jody K. Rogish

Tuckahoe District

Henrico to create trust to enhance access to affordable homeownership

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Trust will be established at $60 million, supported with dedicated revenue stream

Henrico County will establish an affordable housing trust with $60 million in cash and a dedicated revenue stream from new economic development, transforming local efforts to make homeownership possible for more of the area’s workforce.

“Using our affordable housing trust, Henrico County will work with partners to buy buildable lots in communities throughout the county to create homes that will be affordable today, tomorrow and forever,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Tyrone E. Nelson, of the Varina District. “This is another example of Henrico County’s strong leadership on a tough issue. It shows we’re committed to working with partners in the private and nonprofit sectors to fulfill our vision for One Henrico – a place that welcomes, values and supports everybody.”

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Oaths administered to incoming supervisors, School Board members, constitutional officers, Henricopolis directors

Investiture School Board

The members of Henrico County’s next Board of Supervisors and School Board as well as its constitutional officers and Henricopolis directors have been sworn in to begin serving their terms on Jan. 1.

“Welcome, we all look forward to working with you and seeing you succeed as a group,” County Manager John A. Vithoulkas said at the conclusion of the Henrico County 2024 Investiture, which was held Dec. 15 at the Henrico Sports & Events Center.

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‘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

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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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