County Compliance with the ACA
As you likely already know, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the health reform law to enable more people across the nation to have health care coverage. Signed into law in March of 2010 and consisting of sweeping changes to the U.S. health care system, some provisions are already in place, such as the dependent coverage for children up to age 26... More on Page 2
Thank You for Participating!
Last summer, knowing we wanted to develop a new HR publication for employees, we asked for your participation in a survey; we wanted to find out what you wanted from a newsletter. Your input helped shape The County Connection, which was launched in October 2013... More on Page 3
In Your Own Backyard
It seems a common theme that, no matter where we live, we are often unaware or just don’t think about seeking out the many recreational opportunities, events, and attractions right in our own hometown. With the growing popularity of “staycations” and an emphasis on saving money on travel, there’s no time like the present to learn about some of what Henrico County has to offer its citizens and visitors alike... More on Page 4
Virginia Retirement Incentive Program (VRIP)
Now that all of the VRIP retirements have taken place and the initial savings have been calculated, we wanted to share some information about VRIP with all employees to finalize this highly successful Board initiative that saved the County millions of dollars during this fiscal year... More on Page 5
This customer service success story was sent to the County Manager's Office by a Henrico citizen, praising Horace Townes, an employee in the Metering division of the Department of Public Utilities, for his care and attentiveness... More on Page 6
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
Paul Eads, Public Utilities
Leroy Gordon, General Services
Bernard Lewis, Public Utilities
For a PDF list of new permanent employees of Henrico County, click here.