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Henrico Schools seeks budget input for FY 2016-17

November 19 2015 - Meetings planned for Nov. 5, 16 and 19; and Dec. 2-3, 6:30 p.m., Free
Henrico County Public Schools is seeking input from interested members of the public on the FY 2016-17 HCPS budget.

The school division will develop a budget proposal using feedback from stakeholders. The proposal will then be made public in January, followed by an extensive public review process that is expected to last through April.

There will be opportunities in November and December for input on the budget at Henrico public libraries and at the monthly meeting of the Henrico School Board. For a complete timeline of the budget process, visit http://henricoschools.us/budget-finance/
Budget stakeholder meetings will be held:

• Thursday, Nov. 5, 6:30 p.m. – Tuckahoe Area Library, 1901 Starling Drive, Henrico 23229;

• Monday, Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m. – Twin Hickory Area Library, 5001 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen 23059;

• Thursday, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m. – Libbie Mill Library, 2100 Libbie Lake E. St., Henrico 23230;

• Wednesday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. – Varina Branch Library, 2001 Library Road, Henrico 23231;

• Thursday, Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m. – Fairfield Area Library, 1001 N. Laburnum Ave., Henrico 23223.


Varina Ruritans honor police, fire officials and community members

The Varina Ruritan Club celebrated its 80th anniversary with a banquet Nov. 10, during which it presented several annual awards, including Policeman of the Year – to Henrico Officer Aaron M. Lancaster (top) – and Firefighter of the Year – to Julian T. Lipscomb (second from top).

The club also received a plaque from the Henrico Division of Fire (third from top) expressing the division's appreciation for the club and its support of fire prevention programs. > Read more.

The Rink to open at WBV Nov. 14

The grand opening of The Rink outdoor ice skating rink at West Broad Village will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, beginning at 11 a.m. with skating and family activities. At 4 p.m., grand opening festivities – featuring exhibitions of ice sculpting, ice skating and cheering, as well as fire pits, costumed characters, and food vendors – will begin. Skating costs are $8 for children and $10 for adults, with $4 skate rentals available. Parking is free. The Rink is located at 3939 Duckling Drive, Glen Allen. For details, visit http://www.Facebook.com/TheRinkWBV > Read more.

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