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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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Current Legislative Program

2018 Legislative Initiatives

Guiding Principles

  • Maintain quality public education and public safety
  • Provide quality of life consistent with community expectations
  • Maintain local autonomy

Strategic Goals

  • Model for excellence in government
  • Safety and security
  • Economic prosperity and educational excellence
  • Healthy living and well-being
  • Thriving communities and environmental stewardship

Major Issues

  • K-12 full funding
  • State budget
  • Local Land Use Authority
  • Cost Shifts/Mandates
  • Local Revenue Authority
  • Transportation
  • New Wireless Infrastructure
  • Tax Reform Proposals
  • Short Term Rentals
  • Checkbook On-Line

Legislative Requests

Code Changes

  • County Charter – modernize various provisions and language(subject to Board of Supervisors approval following November 16, 2016 public hearing)
  • Add technology zones to provisions allowing local tax exemptions for structures 15 years or older (allowed now only in Enterprise Zones)

Support Items

  • Maintaining K-12 education funding
  • Flexibility in use of K-12 education funds
  • Transportation funding

Oppose Items

  • Oppose elimination or reduction of local revenue sources
  • Oppose additional mandates/cost shifts
  • Oppose limitations/caps on existing land use authorities