Revitalize Our Communities Committee (ROCC)

Empowering Neighborhoods Forum

Empowering Neighborhoods Forum Cancellation

The Revitalize Our Communities Committee, a citizen-led committee focused on revitalization, has cancelled the 2019 Empowering Neighborhoods Forum, scheduled for Saturday, March 2 at the Thomas R. Fulghum Conference Center. 

The Community Enhancement Department looks forward to identifying opportunities to work with county neighborhoods and other community groups in the future. If your neighborhood or community group is interested in learning more about revitalization, visit chesterfield.gov/speakersbureau to request a speaker for your meeting or event.

About the ROCC

The Sustain Our Communities Committee (SOCC) was established by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors on December 13, 2006. In 2016, the committee changed its name to the Revitalize Our Communities Committee (ROCC), reflecting the ROCC’s commitment to county revitalization. The ROCC is a volunteer citizens’ committee seeking to maintain and improve existing communities countywide.

Members

  • Linda Cheives
  • Donna Cole
  • Renae Eldred
  • Bethany Halle, Chair
  • Tina McCray
  • John Miller
  • Pamela Pope, Secretary
  • Sharon Sipos
  • Ben Thorp
  • J. D. Washington
  • Rita Williams

Meetings

  • The ROCC regular monthly meetings are held the first Thursday of each month and are open to the public.
  • Location:  Chesterfield County Airport Conference Room, 7511 Airfield Drive, North Chesterfield VA 23237
  • Time:  9:00 am - 10:30 am

Vision

All Chesterfield communities have high quality living and are desirable places to live and work due to sustained efforts from individual citizens, community and religious organizations, businesses, and county government.

Mission

The mission of this Committee is to identify best practices and disseminate information to individuals and organizations to maintain or improve communities.

Purpose

The purpose of the Committee is to educate, involve and support.

Empowering Neighborhoods Forum
The Empowering Neighborhoods Forum is an annual community event sponsored and organized by the ROCC to educate, equip, and inspire community leaders to help bring new life to aging neighborhoods.

Be the Good Neighbor
A practical guide for positive neighbor behaviors to help make Chesterfield neighborhoods great places to live.

Neighborhood Watch
Neighborhood Watch assures that you and your neighbors are better protected and have a safe place to live.

The Path Forward
The purpose of this report is to provide recommendations on programs that can help Chesterfield County sustain its older communities.

Community Revitalization Toolkit
Information on how to create and maintain successful civic organizations, which are vital to sustaining older residential and business areas in Chesterfield County.

Rehabilitation of Residential Properties
This incentive program is designed to protect and preserve our maturing neighborhoods and offers partial tax exemption for the rehabilitation, renovation or replacement of qualifying structures. For more information on rehabilitation of residential properties, contact the Assessor's Office at 804-748-1321.

Dial 2-1-1
Dial 2-1-1 connects people with free information on available community services. When you dial 2-1-1, a trained professional listens to your situation and suggests sources of help. 2-1-1 Virginia provides access to services in your community and statewide.