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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Hanover County Public Utilities Receives Outstanding Water Treatment Award

DPU award 6-22-22

The Doswell Water Treatment Plant has once again received outstanding honors from the Commonwealth. Hanover County’s Department of Public Utilities has received the 2022 Gold Award for Excellence in Water Treatment Plant Performance from the Office of Dri...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

VDOT grants Hanover's request for truck restrictions on five roads

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has granted Hanover County’s request to restrict truck traffic on five roads near the future Wegmans distribution center.

Through-truck restrictions will be placed on the following roads: Atlee Station Road ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Young adults asked to participate in survey

Are you 18-25 years old and living in Hanover? We need you to take the Virginia Young Adult Survey! The Hanover County Community Services Board is distributing the survey in our communities.

This statewide survey of young adults was developed in partnershi...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Funds available for cooling assistance

Application forms for the Cooling Assistance program are available online and the Hanover County Department of Social Services is processing applications. This program runs through Aug. 15, 2022 or until the money is gone. 

Cooling Assistance, off...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Citizens and Planning Representatives Will Help Guide Hanover's Comprehensive Plan

First CPT Meeting

The Community Participation Team (CPT) held its first meeting last night at the Mechanicsville Library to provide direction on Hanover County’s Comprehensive Plan. The CPT is an advisory group appointed by the Hanover Board of Supervisors to pro...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Nine Graduate from Hanover's Paramedic Program

Paramedic Class 1 6-8-22

On June 8, nine young people became the first graduates of the Hanover County Fire/EMS Paramedic Program.

Graduating were Timothy Grabham, Kevin Herrity, Robert Insley III, Michael Konvicka, Collin Landrum, Holly Landrum, Jacob Miffleton, Tyler “Jack” Page...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Hanover Wants to Hear from You

Citizen Survey Postcard

Hanover County is seeking input from residents and businesses regarding communications and engagement. We want to know how best to inform you and engage with you on important events, projects, and services. We know we can learn from you. Tell us how you p...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Voter Card Error

Through the due diligence of a Hanover County citizen, it was brought to our attention that an error was made on voter ID cards mailed to the Ashland Precinct, #101. The cards list the wrong House of Delegates District. The correct district for voters in ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2022

New Montpelier Library and Recreation Center Approved

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Hanover residents will soon be able to enjoy a new library and recreation center in Montpelier. The Hanover County Board of Supervisors approved Wednesday a conditional use permit for the Montpelier Recreation Center and Library project. The plan calls fo...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Kayla O'Bryant of Hanover wins State Award

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Kayla O’Bryant, Communications Officer First Class for Hanover County Emergency Communications, has received the prestigious honor of Virginia APCO Public Safety Communications Telecommunicator of the Year Award.

The award was presented to her at the organ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Public Works Receives VDOT Award

Public Works road team

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has named the Hanover County its Locality of the Year.

This award recognizes all employees involved in the engineering function for the Department of Public Works for local administration and delivery of roa...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Aaron Reidmiller to Lead Hanover County Parks & Recreation

Aaron Headshot 2022

County Administrator John A. Budesky is pleased to announce the hiring of Aaron Reidmiller as Director of Parks and Recreation. Reidmiller will start June 16 and replaces Derek Stamey who became the County Administrator in Cumberland County.

Aaron comes to...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Hanover County honors its volunteers at Spirit of Volunteerism

Every year, Hanover County recognizes some of its most outstanding volunteers at its “Spirit of Volunteerism” celebration. The 2022 celebration was held on May 12 at Hanover High School.

Judges selected the following volunteers for a 2022 “Spirit of Volunt...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Hanover's Redistricting Plan is Approved

The Virginia Attorney General’s Office has approved the redistricting plan adopted by the Hanover County Board of Supervisors. The redistricting plan makes minor changes to Hanover’s magisterial districts and polling places. The General Registrar will sen...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Board of Supervisors recognizes longtime employees

The Board of Supervisors has honored 111 Hanover County Government employees for their length of service, including one employee with 40 years of service to the public; Major Rickey R. Dandridge of the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

Three employees were ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Amanda Six Named Director of Finance and Management Services

Amanda Six

County Administrator John A. Budesky announced today the appointment of Amanda L. Six as Director of Finance and Management Services for Hanover County.  Six officially begins her new role on July 1st.

Amanda Six has 14 years of governmental finan...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Hanover County recognizes Building Safety Month

The Hanover County Building Inspector’s Office and all building safety professionals work collaboratively with the construction community to ensure that structures are safe, sustainable and efficient for our residents and visitors. 

Inspectors, pe...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Hanover's Day Health program is improving the lives of individuals with disabilities

Day Health Reader 4-28-22

It was an exciting day for the 27 program individuals served by the Community Service Board’s Day Health and Rehabilitation Program. It was the opening of a new library!

When the ribbon was cut, program individuals opened the door to a great treat – severa...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Hanover County Recognizes Child Care Providers

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 The Hanover County Board of Supervisors took steps Wednesday to recognize the tireless efforts of Hanover County’s child care providers. The Board presented a proclamation declaring May 6 “Child Care Appreciation Day.&rdq...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Hanover County Assessor's Office is Conducting Field Inspections

Please be aware, the Hanover County Assessor's Office is currently conducting field inspections throughout the county. You may see staff conducting observations from the street, taking exterior photographs and/or gathering exterior measurements o...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Hanover County Fleet Named Among the Top 100 in America

Hanover Fleet Among the Best

Hanover’s Fleet Management Division has been named among the 100 best fleets in America. Employees from the Fleet Division were honored Friday at a special recognition lunch after learning the National Association of Fleet Administrators, Inc. (NAFA) rank...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Board of Supervisors adopts County Budget for FY23

The Board of Supervisors on April 13, 2022 unanimously adopted the Hanover County budget for Fiscal Year 2023, which begins on July 1. Highlights include replacing three elementary schools – and renovating a fourth – within five years, building a new fire...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Board enhances tax relief for elderly and disabled residents

The Hanover County Board of Supervisors has significantly increased tax relief for the elderly and disabled.

Changes adopted on April 13 include:

  • Increasing the net combined financial worth, excluding the value of the home, that may be held by elderly or di...
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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2022

New Hanover Airport East Side Terminal Opens with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Airport ribbon cutting 4-7-22

County Administrator John A. Budesky, members of the Hanover County Board of Supervisors and the Virginia Department of Aviation held a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 7 to celebrate the opening of a new terminal building on the east side of the Hanover ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2022

Beginning April 1, leash laws apply throughout the county

Every year, beginning April 1 through June 30, it is unlawful for dogs anywhere in Hanover County to be running off their property without being leashed. 

The County’s “leash law” applies throughout the year in the suburban area. Between April 1 a...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Kerri O'Brien named Director of Communications and Community Engagement

Kerri O'Brien

County Administrator John A. Budesky announced today the appointment of Kerri O’Brien, former WRIC-TV Investigative Reporter and Anchor, as Director of Communications and Community Engagement for Hanover County. O’Brien officially begins her new ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Davidson sworn in as Beaverdam District Supervisor

Allen Davidson

R. Allen Davidson has been sworn in by Judge J. Overton Harris as the Beaverdam District's interim representative on the Hanover County Board of Supervisors. Davidson's first meeting on the Board will be Wednesday, Feb. 9.

"Today, I ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Davidson appointed to fill Beaverdam District seat on Board of Supervisors

R. Allen Davidson, a 31-year veteran of the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office who recently retired from that department, has been appointed by the Board of Supervisors as the interim representative filling the vacant Beaverdam District seat until ...

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Hanover County Press Releases

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