Hanover Access News

County Administrator to Present Proposed Budget Wednesday

Hanover County Administrator Cecil R. Harris Jr. will present his proposed Fiscal Year 2021 County Budget to the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, February 12. The Board’s meeting will begin at 2 p.m., with the County Administrator scheduled to present his overview at about 2:45. Other budget presentations will follow, from Col. David Hines, Sheriff; Fire/EMS Chief Jethro Piland; and Director of Public Utilities, Steve Herzog. Board meetings can be watched live online with the archived version up on Thursday afternoon.

School Board to vote on proposed School Budget

The Hanover County School Board is scheduled to vote on the Superintendent’s Fiscal Year 2021 school budget on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Open session begins at 7 p.m.

CASA Volunteers

Hanover CASA seeking volunteers

The Hanover Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program is now accepting applications for the next volunteer training scheduled to begin February 25.  The Hanover CASA program trains, recruits, and supervises volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children involved in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court process.  CASA Volunteers come from all walks of life.  If interested in becoming a CASA Volunteer or in having us speak to your church, group or civic organization, contact Melanie Baker at 365-4300 or at [email protected].  Applications are being accepted until February 18.

Martha McCartney

Hanover history author to speak, sign at Montpelier Center

Martha Waldrop McCartney, author of Nature’s Bounty, Nation’s Glory: The Heritage and History of Hanover County, Virginia will speak and sign copies of her book at the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education on Tuesday, February 11, at 7 p.m. Her book was published in 2009. At Tuesday night’s presentation, the Hanover County Historical Society will provide copies for sale and Martha will sign them.
Her appearance at the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education is part of its “History Returns” series. Tuesday night’s program is called “Hanover: Inside and Out – Exploring the past 300 years and more”. Refreshments will be provided. This event is also part of Hanover’s 300th birthday celebration. You can RSVP at [email protected]

Free tax preparation assistance for qualified individuals and families begins Tuesday evening

On Tuesday evenings from February 4 through April 7, the Hanover County Department of Social Services is offering free help with tax returns for qualified individuals and families. This program is offered through United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The tax preparation services are available beginning at 5 p.m. on a walk-in basis. Services are first-come, first-served.

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