Directory of County Departments at Hanover Courthouse
HANOVER COUNTY GOVERNMENT BUILDING
The County Administrator’s Office is located on the second floor. Cecil R. Harris Jr. is Hanover’s County Administrator. The County Administrator implements the policies and procedures established by the Board of Supervisors and is the chief executive of the county government. Harris directly supervises the Departments of Human Resources, Economic Development, Social Services and Community Resources.
Joseph P. Casey, Deputy County Administrator, supervises the departments of Finance, Assessor's Office,
Fleet Services, Information
Technology, Internal Audit, Purchasing
and General Services, Public Information, and Facilities Management. James P. Taylor, Assistant County Administrator, supervises Fire/EMS, Animal Control, Building Inspections, Emergency Communications, Community Corrections, Juvenile Probation,Court Services Unit, Health Department and CSB. Frank W. Harksen, Deputy County Administrator, supervises the departments of Planning, Public Works, Public Utilities, Parks
and Recreation, Library, and Extension Office.
The County Attorney’s Office is located on the second floor. Sterling E. Rives III is the County Attorney. The County Attorney’s office provides legal services to the Board of Supervisors and County Government. The County Attorney’s office can be reached by calling 804-365-6035.
The Department of Public Utilities, located on the first floor, operates systems that provide water to about 19,081 customers and sewer service to about 17,247 customers. Gary Craft is Acting Director of Public Utilities. Customer service number for Public Utilities is 804-365-6024. E-mail address: PublicUtilities@co.hanover.va.us.
The Planning Department implements the County’s goals and objectives for all land use matters, including enforcement of zoning and subdivision ordinances. It also provides staff support for the Planning Commission, Architectural Review Board, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Historical Commission. David P. Maloney is the Acting Director of Planning. John Bender is the deputy director. The Planning Department can be reached at 804-365-6171. E-mail address: email@example.com.
The Department of Public Works,
located on the first floor, deals with transportation issues, solid
waste disposal, storm drainage and compliance with Chesapeake Bay
Protection and other environmental regulations. J. Michael
Director of Public Works. Steven
E. Chidsey is
the Solid Waste Manager. The Department of Public Works is also
responsible for the Hanover Airport near the Hanover Industrial
Air Park, north of Sliding Hill Road. Hanover’s Airport
is owned by the County and operated by a fixed-base operator. Hank
Rempe is the Airport Manager. Public Works can be reached
by calling 804-365-6181. E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Building Inspector’s Office, located on the first floor, issues building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical permits and handles other building-related matters. Richard E. Bartell is the Chief Building Official. Brian Gentilini is the Assistant Building Official. The office number is 804-365-6040. E-mail address: email@example.com.
The Treasurer’s Office collects county real estate and personal property taxes and administers the payment of dog licenses and vehicle decals. M. Scott Miller is the County Treasurer, a constitutional officer elected every four years. Angela W. Baxter is Chief Deputy Treasurer. The office number is 804-365-6050. E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Commissioner of Revenue’s Office assesses business and personal property and maintains real estate and income and personal property records. It also administers the Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled and Land Use Taxation programs. T. Scott Harris is Commissioner of the Revenue, a constitutional officer elected every four years. Carol A. Kaplan is his Chief Deputy. The office number is 804-365-6129. E-mail address: Commissioner@co.hanover.va.us.
The Internal Audit Department performs audits of County and School activities with reports of results and recommendations made to County and School officials. Melanie D. Andrews is Director of Internal Audit. The office number is 804-365-6870. The department email address is InternalAudit@co.hanover.va.us.
The Department of Human Resources provides services to Hanover County employees, constitutional officers, the Circuit Court, the Department of Social Services, the Pamunkey Regional Library, the Pamunkey Regional Jail, and the general public. Janet L. Lawson is Director. The office number is 804-365-6075. E-mail address: HumanResources@co.hanover.va.us.
The Department of Information Technology provides computer and telecommunications support services for County Departments and Constitutional Offices. Kirk R. Baumbach is Director of Information Technology. Craig A. Williams and Jeff Waters are the Deputy Directors. The office number is 804-365-6336.
The Registrar’s Office is responsible for registering voters in Hanover and maintaining voting records. Teresa F. Smithson is Hanover’s Registrar and Shirley M. Morris is Deputy Registrar. The Registrar’s office can be reached at 804-365-6080. E-mail address: HanoverVoting@co.hanover.va.us.
WICKHAM BUILDING ANNEX
The Assessor’s Office places a value on all real property in the County each year. John W. Nelms Jr. is the County’s Chief Assessor and Richard W. Paul is the Deputy Real Estate Assessor. The office number is 804-365-6029. E-mail address:email@example.com.
“OLD COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE”
The Finance Department helps develop the County’s budgets and financial reports and keeps detailed accounting records. Kathleen T. Seay is Director of Finance. The office number is 804-365-6015.
The Department of Purchasing and General Services coordinates the acquisition of all goods and services for the County. General Services includes Risk Management and the County switchboard, mailroom and print shop. L. Alan Wright is Director. The office number is 804-365-6105. E-mail address: Infofirstname.lastname@example.org.
VAUGHAN-BRADLEY LAW ENFORCEMENT BUILDING
The Sheriff’s Office oversees all law enforcement functions. Col. David R. Hines is the County’s Sheriff, a constitutional officer elected for four-year terms. Call 804-365-6110 to reach the Sheriff’s Office.
The Hanover Community Corrections & Pretrial Services Program assists the Courts in Hanover and Caroline County by providing supervision of adult offenders. The program is available to the citizens of Hanover County, Caroline County and the Town of Ashland. Maranda R. Tyler is the Senior Local Probation Officer. The office number is 804-365-6873.
The Hanover County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension, the educational outreach arm of Virginia Tech and Virginia State Universities, offers programs in Agriculture, Family and Consumer Services and 4-H Youth Development. The office number is 804-365-4310. Department email address: email@example.com.
Hanover County Fire/EMS is located in Station #5 (Hanover), just north of the government complex and the U.S. Rt. 301/Rt. 1 intersection. Fred C. Crosby is Chief of Hanover Fire/EMS and his deputy chief is Charles G. "Bear" Carneal. They can all be reached at 804-365-6195.
AT TAYLOR HOUSE COMPLEX
The Department of Parks and Recreation operates the County’s seven parks and other recreational facilities and oversees leisure time activities and recreational programs offered by the County. Greg Sager is Director of the Parks and Recreation Department. The office number is 804-365-4695. Department e-mail address: ParksAndRec@co.hanover.va.us.
The Department of Animal Control enforces laws designed to ensure the proper humane care and treatment of all animals and operates the animal pound. Sgt. Kevin M. Kilgore is the Chief of Hanover Animal Control. The office number is 804-365-6485. Department e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AT RUTLAND BUSINESS CENTER
The Rutland Business Center is located off U.S. Rt. 301 one half mile north of the I-295 interchange. The Department of Economic Development is located in Suite E. This department is charged with maintaining a business climate that fosters the retention and expansion of existing businesses and attracts new businesses. Susan K. Deusebio is the Deputy Director. The number is 804-365-6464.
AT HANOVER HUMAN SERVICES CENTER (Ashland)
The Department of Social Services administers a variety of public assistance and social services programs. Local agency staff is responsible for determining eligibility for participating in these programs. Sheila Crossen-Powell is Director of Social Services. The office number is 804-365-4100. E-mail address: Sheila.Crossen-Powell@dss.virginia.gov.
Hanover Community Services Board Offers a wide variety of Clinical, Rehabilitative, Preventative, and Community Educational Services tailored to meet the needs of individuals, families, and the Hanover Community. Thomas M. Slaven is Executive Director. Margaret Sellers is Director of Clinical Services. The main office numbers are 804-365-4222 for mental health and substance abuse and 804-365-4260 for mental retardation. E-mail address: email@example.com.
The Department of Community Resources serves as a volunteer center for Hanover County by providing information on volunteer opportunities to citizens, providing support services to government and non-government agencies that use volunteers, and providing information and referral on community needs and resources. The county’s Comprehensive Services Act (CSA) office is housed within the department. Ivy T. Sager is Director of Community Resources. The office number is 804-365-4300. E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hanover Health Department provides various health-related programs including surveillance and prevention of communicable diseases, immunization and inspection programs. The department offers health clinics and coordinates programs such as WIC with various state and federal agencies. Environmental Health Services tests home site soil for percolation and evaluates restaurants, schools, motels and festivals for food service safety. Susan Fischer-Davis is the Acting District Director for the Chickahominy Health District. The office number is 804-365-4313. The office number is 804-365-4349.
AT NORTHLAKE BUSINESS PARK
Fleet Services provides maintenance for the vehicles and radio equipment of both the County Government and the Public School system. Marvin V. Fletcher is Director of Fleet Services. The office number is 804-365-6500.