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Tag: Three Chopt

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Supervisor Misty D. Whitehead

Three Chopt District

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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Pedestrian improvements to greet students as new school year begins Monday

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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.

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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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Federal Highway Administration endorses I-64 improvements in Short Pump, including new interchange at North Gayton Road

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Decision clears way for detailed planning, environmental studies, land acquisition

With the Federal Highway Administration’s conditional approval of proposed improvements to Interstate 64 in the Short Pump area, Henrico County will soon begin the project’s detailed design phase, with environmental reviews, land acquisition and a funding plan.

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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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GreenCity partners with ASM Global for development and operation of proposed Henrico County arena

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Proposed arena design and operating features would establish it as the ‘greenest’ arena in America.

GreenCity Partners and ASM Global announced today they have entered into an agreement for the development and operation of the proposed 17,000-seat GreenCity Arena in Henrico County. The venue will be designed for touring concerts, family shows, sports and tournaments, and will be a central feature of the $2.3 billion development.

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Solar panel system approved for 2-acre site at closed Springfield Road Landfill

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Agreement with BrightSuite would provide renewable electricity for pump station

Henrico County is poised to become the first locality in the region and one of the first in Virginia to have solar panels installed at a closed landfill, which would generate reduced-cost, renewable energy to power a nearby sewage pump station.

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Henrico Pet Adoption Center prevails in online vote to name proposed $15 million facility

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Name picked in 23% of more than 1,400 votes cast at NameTheShelter.com

Henrico Pet Adoption Center was selected as the name for the county's proposed animal adoption center. The name was preferred on 23% of the 1,411 votes cast at NameTheShelter.com. Among the seven finalists, Henrico Animal House finished second, with 19%, followed by Furever Friends Pet Adoption Center, 16%; Wags & Whiskers Pet Adoption Center, 15%; Happy Tails Pet Adoption Center, 12%; Henrico P.A.C.K. (Protect and Adopt Canines and Kitties), 8%; and Henrico Hope Pet Adoption Center, 7%.

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