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May 21 2015 | VML Insurance

Town of Rich Creek receives 2015 Risk Management Performance Award from VML Insurance Programs


Richmond, VA:  The Town of Rich Creek has received a 2015 Risk Management Performance Award from VML Insurance Programs (VMLIP). The town was recognized Friday, May 15 at VMLIP’s 2015 Annual Meeting held in Glen Allen.


Each year, Risk Management Performance Awards are presented to members with a proactive risk management attitude and commitment, excellent loss experience and reporting time, or a significant improvement in their loss ratiosThe purpose of the award is to encourage and recognize outstanding risk management performance.


“The Town of Rich Creek is a true partner in risk management,” said VMLIP Member Supervisory Board Chair John McCarthy. “They have a dedicated safety coordinator, and the town clerk works closely with our staff on various issues from auxiliary officers to property acquisition, and more.”


VMLIP is the first and largest group self-insurance pool in the Commonwealth of Virginia. For more than 35 years, VMLIP has provided auto, property, liability, and workers’ compensation coverage to more than 460 local political subdivisions across Virginia. VMLIP provides pool members with superior financial stability and effective risk management services.  For more information, visit: or follow VMLIP on Facebook at:

Posted by Pam
May 19 2015 | 2014 CCReport

An Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is designed to inform you about your drinking water quality.  Our goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water, and we want you to understand the efforts we make to protect your water supply.  The quality of your drinking water must meet state and federal requirements administered by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH).

Click HERE to review this report.

Posted by Pam
Apr 24 2014 | FYI


If you have a problem with your water/sewer service after business hours, on a holiday, or over the weekend, please call the Giles County Sheriff's Office at 540-921-3842, and they will contact an employee of the Town of Rich Creek's Public Works Department promptly to address the problem and/or concern.

During business hours, contact the Town Office at 540-726-3260.

Thank you!

Posted by Pam
Mar 06 2014 | TOWN TAXES ARE DUE

Deadline to pay 2016 Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes is on or before March 15, 2017.  Payments may be:

~Mailed to Town of Rich Creek, P.O. Box 65, Rich Creek, VA 24147

~Paid online via our website at

~Or a drop box is located at the front entrance of the Town Office for your convenience also.

Thank you!  Pam Kantios, Town Clerk

Posted by Pam
Jun 19 2013 | SUMMIT PLACE Ground Breaking


Courtyard View and Front Entrance View

                                   Roof Off View

     Rich Creek Mayor Gary Eaton is shown welcoming the attendees to the Summit Place groundbreaking ceremony held on Thursday, May 30, 2013.


Left to Right:  Rich Creek Mayor Gary Eaton, Riverview Nursing Home Board Chairman James Tyler, Riverview Nursing Home Board Member Howard Spencer, Community Housing Partners CEO Janaka Casper, Riverview Commons Inc. President Jim Topping, Riverview Nursing Home Board Member Butch Mullins, New River Valley HOME Consortium Project Manager Elizabeth Willis, Giles County Administrator & Riverview Nursing Home Board Member Chris McKlarney and Giles County Board of Supervisor Chairperson Barbara Hobbs

Rich Creek, Virginia, May 23, 2013- The Town of Rich Creek, Giles County, Riverview Commons, the New River Valley HOME Consortium, and Community Housing Partners will celebrate the start of construction of Summit Place with a groundbreaking program at 11am on Thursday, May 30 at the site, 116 Old Virginia Avenue, Rich Creek. All are invited to be a part of the beginning of this exciting new opportunity for the New River Valley.

Summit Place will provide residential supportive living for people 62 and older. It will be the most affordable supportive living community in the New River Valley with fees based on an all inclusive sliding income scale. Supportive services such as meals, assistance with daily living, transportation to various locations, and planned social activities will be included. Summit Place will have 23 single rooms with private bathrooms and common living and dining areas, allowing residents a combination of individual privacy and community activity. It is owned and operated by Riverview Commons, Inc., with management assistance and oversight provided by the Riverview Nursing Home, an established non-profit 501(c) (3).

This residential community was designed to supply the New River Valley with a high quality affordable option for healthy aging. It is being funded through the New River Valley HOME Consortium, the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (VDHCD) Community Development Block Grant program, the VDHCD HOME program, and private foundation funds.

The groundbreaking will include brief comments by Butch Mullins, Giles County Chamber of Commerce and Riverview Board Member; Tina King, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging; Gary Eaton, Mayor of Rich Creek; Barbara Hobbs, Chair, Giles County Board of Supervisors; Janaka Casper, President and CEO, Community Housing Partners; and Elisabeth Willis, New River Valley HOME Consortium.

Summit Place is scheduled to open in spring 2014. Applications will be available later this year.

*Click here to visit Summit Place Webpage for more information*

For more information contact:

Kristen Snyder, Community Outreach Coordinator                       



Jim Topping

President, Riverview Commons, Inc.



Posted by Pam

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