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County Administrator  Eric Dahl

(434) 591-1910

132 Main Street, Palmyra, VA 22963

The county administrator, who serves as the governmental head, is responsible to the board of supervisors for the proper management of all the affairs which the board has authority to control; executes all ordinances, resolutions, directives and orders of the governing body and all laws of the commonwealth; makes and receives reports and gives directions to all heads of offices, departments and boards of the locality under his control and supervision; executes the budget as finally adopted by the governing board, keeping that governing body fully advised on the locality’s financial condition and needs, as well as appoints all officers and employees, or authorizes others to make appointments. 


Clerk of the Court*  Tristana Treadway

Circuit Court House, 72 Main Street, Historic Village, Suite A, 

P.O. Box 550, Palmyra, VA 22963


The clerk serves as the recorder of deeds and probate judge, issues marriage licenses and is the official court administrator for all civil and criminal court cases by judge or jury, along with appeals from the combined district court. Divorces, default judgments, partitions, name changes, adoptions, appointment of church trustees and fictitious name certificates, financing statements, concealed handgun permits and passports are also administered through the clerk’s office.


Commissioner of the Revenue* 

Andrew M. “Mel” Sheridan 

34 Palmyra Way, Historic Village 

P.O. Box 124, Palmyra, VA 22963


The commissioner of the revenue is the chief assessing officer of the local government and is responsible for maintaining real estate ownership records, and assessing all business and personal property to determine individual tax liability.  


Commonwealth’s Attorney*  

Jeffrey Haislip

(434) 591-1985 x1109  - jhaislip@fluvannacounty.org

181 Main Street, Historic Village

P.O. Box 116, Palmyra, VA 22963


The commonwealth’s attorney is the chief prosecutor of criminal cases in the juvenile and domestic relations district court, the general district court and the circuit court. The position also handles civil matters in regards to forfeitures authorized by statute.


Economic Development Coordinator Bryan Rothamel,  

132 Main Street, Historic Village

P.O. Box 540, Palmyra, VA 22963


The economic development director’s role is to develop economic growth through business investment. The director works with the county to develop plans for economic development and markets those plans to bring in new or relocating businesses to the area.


Planning and Zoning Director Douglas Miles

(434) 591-1910 - dmiles@fluvannacounty.org

132 Main Street, Historic Village

P.O. Box 540, Palmyra, VA 22963


The Fluvanna County Planning and Zoning Department contributes to the orderly development of the community. The three primary areas of responsibility include current planning, long-range planning and code enforcement.


General Registrar 

Joyce W. Pace

(434) 589-3593 - jpace@fluvannacounty.org

211 Main Street, Historic Village

P.O. Box 44, Palmyra, Va 22963

The general registrar manages all activities related to voter registration, elections, elected officials and oversees the integrity of the electoral process through accurate voter registration records. 


Sheriff* - Eric Hess

(434) 589-8211 - ehess@fluvannasheriff.com

160 Commons Boulevard 

P.O. Box 113, Palmyra, VA 22963


The sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer in the county. Duties include civil and criminal actions and being an officer of the court that serves papers and enforces orders. The mission of the sheriff’s office is to provide effective and efficient law enforcement; to serve and protect citizens and visitors of Fluvanna County; to keep the community safe.



Linda H. Lenherr

(434) 591-1945

34 Palmyra Way, Historic Village

P.O. Box 299, Palmyra, VA 22963


The treasurer is responsible for the collection, custody and disbursement of county funds. Specific duties include: the collection of local and state taxes; maintenance of a general accounting of all county expenditures; keeping the board of supervisors informed on the financial condition of the county; filing of reports on tax collections with the state; and investment of surplus funds to earn income for the county.

* denotes 

constitutional officers

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