Citizen Staff Reports 07/28/2016 Government
Henrico County Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon has been designated to serve on the Virginia Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee.
The committee works to define and implement the Statewide Communication Interoperability Plan, which guides efforts to promote compatibility among communication systems used by public safety agencies at the local, regional and state levels.
Longtime Brookland District Supervisor Dick Glover, a Republican, will face competition from a Democrat this November as he tries to win his eighth term on the Henrico Board of Supervisors.
Daniel Plaugher, 33, the executive director of Virginians for High Speed Rail, earned the Democratic Party nomination in late April and filed his formal candidacy paperwork last month.
Plaugher decided to run in part because of his concerns about the district's aging infrastructure, the fact that some schools in the district have not achieved full state accreditation and his desire to make the district more appealing to younger residents.
Citizen Staff Reports 06/08/2015 Government
Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Monday, June 15 to discuss emergency preparedness and issues related to the growing number of older residents in Henrico County.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave.
Anna McRay, deputy coordinator for emergency management in the Henrico Division of Fire, and Thelma Bland Watson, executive director of Senior Connections, will join Thornton for the discussion and will answer questions. McRay will explain what Henrico is doing to prepare for an emergency and what residents can do for themselves. Watson will highlight resources that are available to older adults and the Age Wave Coalition.
Varina District Supervisor Tyrone E. Nelson and the Eastern Henrico Business Association will hold a Community Conversations meeting Monday, June 15 to discuss the state of Henrico County Public Schools.
The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at Varina High School, 7053 Messer Road.
Varina District School Board representative John W. Montgomery Jr. and Superintendent Patrick C. Kinlaw will join Nelson for the discussion of school system trends, initiatives and issues.
The winner of Tuesday's hotly contested Republican Party primary for the right to seek the 12th District Virginia Senate seat will compete with Democratic nominee Deborah MacArthur Repp in the Nov. 3 general election.
Repp, 66 and the president and CEO of Henrico-based geriatric nursing care management practice Mature Options, earned the party's nomination during a caucus June 3. She described herself as a lifelong Democrat who would work to support the expansion of Medicaid in Virginia; roll back government involvement in women's reproductive health; institute a living wage standard in Virginia; support alternative energy production and conservation measures; and eliminate or significantly reduce the business, professional and occupational (BPOL) tax on Virginia businesses.
Stephen Adkins, Lamont Bagby and Leonidas Young II will compete June 9 for the Democratic nomination to see the 74th District Virginia House of Delegates seat in the Nov. 3 general election. Bagby and Young responded to the Citizen's candidate questionnaire, and their answers appear below. Responses from Adkins will appear here if they become available.
Siobhan Dunnavant, Vince Haley, Bill Janis and Ed Whitlock are competing for the Republican nomination to run for the 12th District Virginia Senate seat in the Nov. 3 general election. Each responded to the Citizen's candidate questionnaire, and their answers appear below.
Heidi Barshinger and Sherry Fones will compete June 9 for the Republican nomination to seek the Henrico Clerk of Court seat in the Nov. 3 general election, during which the winner will face at least one challenger, Tinesha Jackson (a paralegal in the Henrico County Attorney’s office). Both candidates responded to the Citizen's candidate questionnaire, and their answers appear below.
Shannon Dillon, Jeff Everhart and Tony Pham are competing for the Republican nomination to run for the Henrico Commonwealth's Attorney seat in the Nov. 3 general election against incumbent Democrat Shannon Taylor. Each responded to the Citizen's candidate questionnaire, and their answers appear below.
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CalendarThe Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on Thursdays at various libraries. Theresa Harris… Full text