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Legislative Program 2008
Intergovernmental Relations
 
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Intergovernmental Relations Director
Mary Ann Curtin

Email Address
curtinm@chesterfield.gov 

Phone Numbers
Office (804) 748-1486
Fax (804)748-3952


Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Mailing Address
Chesterfield County Intergovernmental Relations
P.O. Box 40
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0040

Street Address
Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building
Fifth Floor, Room 500
9901 Lori Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832Map this 

 



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Intergovernmental Relations
Legislative Program 2008

Overview 

The 2008 Legislative Program was approved by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors on October 24, 2007. The initiatives in this Legislative Program support Chesterfield County's Strategic Goals, in particular goals 1 and 3 as follows:

Strategic Goal  1: To be exemplary stewards of the public trust and a model for excellence in government

Strategic Goal 3: To be known for extraordinary quality of life

2008 Legislative Initiatives 

Transportation / Growth 

  • Continue to seek opportunities for additional transportation funding
  • Protect Cash Proffer and Road Impact Fee Authority
  • Prevent state cost-shifting to localities
  • Oppose additional unfunded state mandates
  • Protect land use and zoning authority

Financial Strength 

  • Support a $358,000 state budget appropriation for the Dual Treatment Track Program.
  • Support a review of staffing standards for sheriffs and other constitutional officers.
  • Oppose changes to the jail inmate phone commission.
  • Protect local revenues.
  • Support Riverside Regional Jail receiving expected Compensation Board funding for personnel to staff the jail's Pre-Release Center.

Quality of Life / Safety and Security 

  • Support legislation on illegal immigration that assists local governments in addressing community concerns.
  • Request authority to require those applying for a business license from the county to certify that they do not employ illegal immigrants. ( SB385 )
  • Support creation of a DUI court for Chesterfield / Colonial Heights. ( HB876 ) ( SB391 )
     

Any questions about this program should be referred to  

Mary Ann Curtin
Director, Intergovernmental Relations
at (804) 748-1486