A second phase of apartments in the Boulders is up for a vote in Chesterfield, a multiuse development in Hanover is deferred again, Petersburg breaks ground on a park-and-ride facility and Richmond projects a larger fiscal-year surplus.
The City Council considers a grant for a local cidery facility and holds off on rezoning proposed along the Pulse, a former Loudon County official is Goochland’s new county administrator, new voter registrar offices open in Goochland and Richmond, and Henrico names its new aquatics center for a longtime supervisor.
A $3 million grant program for small businesses and nonprofits in Richmond begins this week, Chesterfield decides uses for additional CARES Act funding, and a former Richmond deputy chief is named top cop in Henrico.
The City of Richmond declares a nearly $5 million surplus, a 160-unit apartment project faces a deciding vote in Chesterfield, Facebook’s Henrico data center comes online, and more details on T-Mobile’s planned $30 million call center.
A downtown marketing group wants a Black Lives Matter street mural painted near the State Capitol, a planned restoration of a historic Black cemetery gets a local funding boost, and a $17 million commercial greenhouse project is planned at West Creek.
Multiple localities roll out new grant programs for businesses, New Kent supervisors consider a retail development in Bottoms Bridge, and an intersection enhancement project in Jackson Ward is awarded grant funding.
City planners mull changes to a business zoning district, Richmond allows disaster loan recipients to convert their loans to grants, and Hanover extends the deadline for its small business grant program.
Hundreds of acres are involved in proposed changes to an enterprise zone involving two localities, Petersburg pads its coffers with fund balance gains, and Richmond takes some time on a proposed name change for Jeff Davis Highway.
Business assistance programs roll out in Ashland and Hanover County, a Hanover mine is switching operators, and Chesterfield plans how it will allocate more than $20 million in remaining CARES Act funding.
Two mixed-use projects near Short Pump are delayed review for a month, a mosque in Lakeside swaps land with Henrico, a Hanover school adds solar panels, and Richmond appoints a public safety reform taskforce.