Collaborative & Consolidated Services
The county government and school division collaborate on many support services to provide efficient and effective services to county residents and students. Working jointly in these areas permits the county and school system to direct public resources to front line priorities of the community, such as public safety and education.
Key Contact - Patsy Brown, director - Phone: 804-748-1673 email Patsy Brown
The Accounting Department provides various financial and technical services to the county and school division. These services include establishing policies to provide controls over assets and transaction processing; maintenance, access and reporting capabilities for administrative systems including general ledger, budgetary control, purchasing, human resources and payroll; accounts payable processing; preparation of audited financial statements as part of the county's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); and requisitioning bond proceeds held with trustees as well as post-issuance compliance for tax-exempt bonds issued to fund county and school division projects.
Key Contact - Julia Reynolds, energy management administrator - Phone: 804-796-7025 email Julia Reynolds
Chesterfield County and Chesterfield County Public Schools work collaboratively to identify and implement energy saving initiatives in government facilities and schools. Sustainability initiatives, as well as continual data collection and monitoring of energy accounts, reduces energy expenditures and creates positive environmental impact.
Key Contact - Craig Willingham, fleet manager - Phone: 804-717-6790 email Jeff Jeter
Fleet Services provides proper, safe and timely maintenance and repair of a diverse fleet of vehicles for the county and school division. Responsible for maintaining and repairing about 650 school buses, Fleet Services also provides the school division with an on-call roadside service program 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Fleet Services implements a preventative maintenance program for buses to ensure compliance with the Department of Education's mandatory inspection requirements.
OneSolution Enterprise Financial and Human Resources / Payroll System
Key HR County Contact - Candace Lackey, assistant director - Phone: 804-318-8002 email Candace Lackey
Key Payroll County Contact - June Albrecht, payroll manager - Phone: 804-748-1668 Email June Albrecht
OneSolution is an enterprise system jointly used by county and schools to automate and manage human resources and payroll functions.
NEOGov Enterprise Recruitment & Selection System
Key County Contact - Mary Martin Selby, director - Phone: 804-748-1056 email Mary Martin Selby
Key School Division Contact - Francine Bouldin, director of HR personnel - Phone: 804-768-7542 email Francine Boudin
NEOGov is the software solution used by the county and school division for recruitment purposes. Applicants use this system to view job postings and submit applications for county and school division employment.
Health & Dental Contracts
Key County Contact - Nancy Brooking, assistant director - Phone: 804-751-4982 email Nancy Brooking
Key School Division Contact - Kim Carter, director of HR benefits and compensation - Phone: 804-748-1544 email Kim Carter
Health care and dental contracts are entered into jointly by the county and school division to increase buying power in an effort to obtain lower health care rates than would be available through separate purchases.
Drug & Alcohol Testing
Key Contact - Lachanda Lipscomb-Lee, manager - Phone: 804-768-7341 Email Lachanda Lipscomb-Lee
Employment drug-testing program administration is performed for all county and school division employees covered under the respective drug and alcohol policies.
Key Contact - Lynne Wingfield, wellness coordinator - Phone: 804-717-6074 email Lynne Wingfield
The county and school division engage in common wellness initiatives to reduce health care costs and promote health and wellness for employees.
Key Contact - Greg L. Akers, CPA, director - Phone: 804-751-1240 email the Auditing Department
Internal Audit provides an independent source of objective analysis and information to management and those charged with governance for the county government and school division. Completed reports are issued to the County Administrator, School Superintendent, Board of Supervisors and School Board with updates for issued reports provided to the Audit and Finance Committee (AFC). This consolidated service approach for the county and school division provides the opportunity to help identify opportunities for cooperation and consolidation and increases administrative efficiency by combining professional audit staff.
Learning & Performance Center
Key Contact - Janet Roberts, assistant director - Phone: 804-751-4140 email Janet Roberts
The Learning and Performance Center provides health, safety and environmental training to county and school employees coordinated through the Department of Risk Management. This training includes CPR and OSHA-required safety training along with environmental regulations and best practices.
Key Contact - Office of the County Attorney - Phone: 804-748-1491 email the County Attorney
The County Attorney's office provides legal services to the Board of Supervisors, county officials, employees, various boards and commissions related to the county and provides defense to the School Board in certain civil litigation.
Mental Health Support Services
Key Contact -Debbie Burcham, director - Phone: 804-768-7221
Mental Health Support Services (MHSS) partners with school personnel to offer programs to students, staff and parents focused on mental health promotion, suicide awareness, substance abuse and violence prevention. In addition, MHSS staff provide consultation to school staff and assessments for students experiencing a mental health crisis. MHSS serves on the Communities In Schools Board, School Health Advisory Board and Threat Assessment Oversight Committee.
Parks & Recreation
Key Contact - Jim Perdue, assistant director - Phone: 804-751-4481 email Jim Perdue
The Parks and Recreation Department provides comprehensive grounds, landscape and field maintenance services for parks, schools and libraries in Chesterfield County. Our highly trained staff members are strategically located throughout the county to reduce travel and fuel expenses providing for efficient allocation of manpower devoted to service needs.
Key Contact - Director of Planning
The County and Schools collaborate on planning for current and future needs for school facilities and demographic analysis. This includes analysis of zoning proposals to identify impacts on school facilities. The Schools section is an integral component of the county's Comprehensive Plan (Public Facilities Plan), which is established through schools-county cooperation.
Key County Contact - Jane Harmon, chief of administrative services - Phone: 804-748-1398 email Jane Harmon
Key School Division Contact - Brian Morris, print shop supervisor - Phone: 804-768-6163 email Brian Morris
Chesterfield County's Printing Center and Chesterfield County Public Schools' Print Shop work together to meet the needs of their customers for a wide range of printed materials such as water / sewer bills, student report cards, tax billings, forms, banners and posters for community events. Both shops have presses and copiers with different capabilities, allowing for a wide range of services for county government departments and schools at a reduced cost.
Key Contact - Keith Gagnon, director - Phone: 804-748-1617 email the Purchasing Department
The Purchasing Department provides procurement services for Chesterfield County and Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS). They solicit, execute, and manage contracts for goods, services and construction for all county and school division needs, except for food supplies for the school division's Food Services operations. Leveraging the purchasing power of the county and school division, increases efficiency and provides the opportunity to obtain goods and services at a lower cost.
Key Contact - Kevin Routhier, radio shop division chief - Phone: 804-768-7819 email Kevin Routhier
The Chesterfield County Radio Shop provides the school division with a wide range of services such as maintenance of handheld radios and in-building antennas as well as the installation of communications equipment in school buses.
The Risk Management Department administers a comprehensive Risk Management Program for Chesterfield County and the school division. This program is a combination of self-insurance and commercial insurance, providing financial resources to recover from accidental losses resulting from county and school division operations. The identification, assessment and management of risks are key components of this program. Services include the following:
Financial & Claims Administration Services
Key Contact - Trent Jones, assistant director - Phone: 804-318-8806 email Trent Jone
The Financial and Claims Administration Division provides fiscal services and claims management for all types of claims filed against the county and the school division. Consolidation of these services provides consistency in identifying and managing risks, combines assets to leverage and brings efficiency and in-depth expertise.
Environmental, Health & Safety Services (EHS)
Key Contact - Kyle Campbell, assistant director, EHS - Phone: 804-318-8496 email Kyle Campbell
The EHS Division provides services to the county and school division. This division provides skilled regulatory and technical expertise to help create safe and healthy workplaces, properties and facilities for our employees, students and citizens. The primary services include identifying and controlling hazards, responsibly protecting the environment, and consistently controlling environmental, health and safety risks. As a result, a safe and healthy environment is created, organization efficiency is increased, costs are better controlled, risks are reduced, and professional expertise is leveraged.