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Board of Supervisors Dale District
James Holland

Email Address
hollandj@chesterfield.gov  

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

Board Meeting Location
Public Meeting Room
10001 Iron Bridge Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832Map this 

Phone Numbers
Office: (804) 748-1211
VM: (804) 768-7528
Fax: (804) 717-6297

 
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FY2017 Annual Report Published

The FY2017 Annual Report is out! The interactive document was presented at the Board of Supervisors meeting Oct. 25.

 Annual report 


Courthouse Centennial Celebrated

The centennial celebration of the Historic 1917 Courthouse was held on Oct. 26, the 100th anniversary of the day the cornerstone was laid. Soldiers from Fort Lee were there, also celebrating the post's 100th anniversary. After the ceremony, a reenactment of the first court case was held in the courtroom, which is still in use.

 Courthouse Centennial 

Unveiling of new interpretive sign celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Historic 1917 Courthouse. From left to right: Liess van der Linden-Brusse, Clover Hill Supervisor Chris Winslow, Midlothian Supervisor Leslie Haley, Matoaca Supervisor Steve Elswick, George “Buddy” Cranford, Bermuda Supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle, Dale Supervisor Jim Holland and County Administrator Dr. Joe Casey. 


Virginia Correctional Enterprises’ Opens Headquarters and Showroom in Chesterfield

 VCE grand opening 

Dale District Supervisor Jim Holland attended the grand opening of the Virginia Correctional Enterprises’ headquarters and showroom, located at 8030 Whitebark Terrace. VCE was established by the General Assembly over 75 years ago as a work program to produce goods and services for agencies of the commonwealth and provides work opportunities and skill-learning programs for offenders incarcerated within the Department of Corrections. 


Galloway Place Open House
Dale District Supervisor Jim Holland and County Administrator Joe Casey interact with residents and their families at the Galloway Place Open House on Oct. 12. Galloway Place, an intermediate-care facility, accommodates 12 residents, and is operated by Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services. 
Dale District News - Galloway Place


 Give A Day RVA Project
On Sept. 23, Chesterfield County participated in Give A Day RVA, a regional day of service organized by HandsOn Greater Richmond. The county hosted two projects at Pocahontas State Park. Twenty volunteers, including children with their parents, worked on the Swift Creek shoreline access. This pathway and shoreline was in need of major overhaul work to provide safe access for those with disabilities. Additional volunteers, including representatives from Fort Lee, worked on the Swift Creek mountain bike trails, specifically a “rock drop” feature that has been requested by the biking community for the last several weeks.  

GiveaDay
Volunteers, along with Deputy County Administrator Sarah Snead and Parks and Recreation Director James Worsley, worked on two projects at Pocahontas State Park as part of Give A Day RVA on Sept. 23. 


Paint Out Pollution

Last month, volunteers spent the day working with Art on Wheels and the James River Association, stencil painting storm drains. The Paint Out Pollution project aims to increase awareness of stormwater pollution and celebrate the native plant and animal species that call the James River home. Local artists created stencils that were used to install art on storm drains at the Chester, LaPrade, Meadowdale and North Courthouse Road libraries. There are a number of different designs between the four locations. Be sure to check them out!  

PaintOutPollution
The finished product of one of the storm drains painted at four of the county’s public libraries. 


Sports Tourism Generates $38.6 Million in Economic Impact in Fiscal 2017

Sports tourism continues to play a significant role in Chesterfield County, generating $38.6 million for the local economy in fiscal 2017, up from $37.7 million the previous year. The county hosted 50 sports-tourism events that had a regional economic impact of $81.7 million, up $5 million from last year. Sports Backers Executive Director Jon Lugbill and Richmond Region Tourism President and CEO Jack Berry presented the information at the Sept. 27 Board of Supervisor’s afternoon session. Read the full release.  

Girls Lacrosse

Girls lacrosse is one of 12 different sports that brought events to Chesterfield County in FY17.  


SwimRVA To Host 2020 U.S. Masters Swimming National Championship

Earlier this month, SwimRVA announced it will host the 2020 U.S. Masters Swimming Summer National Championship, after successfully winning a bid for the competition. An estimated 1,200 of the nation’s best adult swimmers will compete in the August 2020 event. This is the first time a U.S. Masters Swimming national competition will be held in Virginia. As part of the bid, SwimRVA installed new starting blocks, and it will add an above-ground warm-up pool during the competition. A 20-foot screen will also be installed outside the facility for spectators to watch the competition. Any money SwimRVA earns because of the competition will be used to further the nonprofit’s mission to teach the region to swim.


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