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Board of Supervisors Midlothian District
Leslie A.T. Haley
 

Email Address
haleyl@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) 768-7397
Fax: (804) 717-6297

 
Midlothian District
Midlothian District News

Jeffrey Katz Named County's Next Chief of Police

Jeffrey S. KatzChesterfield leaders recently named Jeffrey S. Katz the county's next chief of police. The Florida native currently is chief of the Boynton Beach, Florida, Police Department. Chief Katz will start Jan. 2. Watch the recent announcement.

 


We're Updating Websites, and Need Your Input

Website Modernization SurveyChesterfield County government and Chesterfield County Public Library are upgrading websites to better serve customers. We're asking the public to complete a short, online survey about the government and library websites, as well as general preferences. Citizen input will be used to redesign the websites to a more customer-focused approach. The online survey can be found at http://survey.chesterfield.gov, and you can provide input through Friday, Dec. 15.

 


Friendly Phone Calls Keep Seniors Connected, Safe

SeniorsThe Chesterfield County Senior Advocate's Telephone Reassurance Program is seeking seniors in the community to receive friendly phone calls from volunteers. Volunteers receive training and make their calls from the Senior Advocate's office four days a week. Seniors can receive calls two, three or four days. Volunteers provide moral support through telephone check-ins to make sure a senior is okay. They will not solve problems, but will provide a listening ear. These calls offer increased socialization, as well as safety checks, and give lonely, isolated individuals something to look forward to. Seniors who would like to receive calls must fill out an application listing their contact information and other details. For more information about this free program, call 768-7878 or email senioradvocate@chesterfield.gov.

 


County Wins Award for Budget

Chesterfield County recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for fiscal 2017. This award reflects the commitment of the county’s budget staff to meet the highest principles of governmental budgeting. To receive the award, the county had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for an effective budget presentation. These guidelines are designed to assess how well and entity’s budget serves as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device.


Tacky Light Run a Snowy Success

The snow didn’t stop this year’s Carmax Tacky Light Run. In fact, it enhanced the 6k holiday-themed fun run through the Walton Park neighborhood and ending at Mid-Lothian Mines Park. Roughly 4,700 runners and walkers enjoyed some of the most festive and “tacky” homes decorated for the holiday season.

2017 Tacky Light Run 

Clover Hill Supervisor Chris Winslow (left) and Midlothian Supervisor Leslie Haley pose with Santa and Sports Backers Executive Director Jon Lugbill (right) at the starting line at the Tacky Light Run. 


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. 


Festival of the Written Word a Success

Midlothian Library hosted the third annual Festival of the Written Word Nov. 4. This event brings authors, writers and readers together to network and explore the art and craft of writing. Participants met local poets and authors as well as attended workshops and panel discussions.

Festival of Written Word 

Author Sadeqa Johnson chats with Ward Taft of Chop Suey Books, the bookseller for Festival of the Written Word. 


MONEY Magazine Names Midlothian Among ‘50 Best Places to Live’

Last month, MONEY Magazine selected Midlothian as one of the “50 Best Places to Live 2017.” Midlothian was one of only three places in Virginia on the list, behind Reston at No. 29 and Ashburn at No. 30. Last year, Matoaca was included on the list.


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