1. Learn to Swim student

    'Learn to Swim' closes gaps in pool access, helps second-graders gain water safety skills

    Posted on May 23, 2022

    Sixteen Chesterfield elementary schools currently participate in free swim lesson program, a foundational element of Swim RVA’s Drownproof Richmond initiative. Most of them serve large populations of students of color and students from low-income families Read on...
  2. Magnolia Grange house museum

    Magnolia Grange's bicentennial celebration kicks off May 21 with Mayfaire Festival

    Posted on May 16, 2022

    Built in 1822, stately Chesterfield home was slated for demolition in the early 1980s, but instead was preserved through a first-of-its-kind partnership between the county government and the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia. Read on...
  3. Final redistricting map

    Chesterfield residents may vote in different precincts beginning in November

    Posted on May 9, 2022

    While the county’s magisterial redistricting plan resulted in three split precincts, the Supreme Court of Virginia's congressional and state legislative redistricting caused an additional 12 precinct splits across Chesterfield. All are now resolved. Read on...
  4. Chesterfield County Seal SVG 150x150

    Statement from Chesterfield Commissioner of the Revenue Jenefer Hughes

    Posted on May 4, 2022

    Commissioner of the Revenue is a state constitutional officer that is elected and operates independently of the Board of Supervisors and County Administrator. One of the position's duties is assessing all tangible personal property, including vehicles. Read on...
  5. Nissan Pickup Truck

    With vehicle assessments rising, Chesterfield implements sweeping personal property tax relief

    Posted on May 2, 2022

    COVID-related supply chain issues have hampered the production of new cars and passenger trucks, fueling demand for used vehicles and causing significant price increases across the nation. Chesterfield’s leaders took steps to soften the blow. Read on...
  6. BOS Roundup Graphic

    Board of Supervisors Roundup

    Posted on April 29, 2022

    In case you missed the April 27 Board of Supervisors meeting, here is a brief recap of items from the board’s work session and business meeting: Read on...
  7. Chesterfield Child Advocacy Center

    Chesterfield's Child Advocacy Center promotes healing for kids, families in crisis

    Posted on April 25, 2022

    Amid a rising number of child abuse cases, the facility opened in January 2018 as a safe, secure place where physically or sexually abused children can meet with a specially trained forensic interviewer. It already has conducted nearly 1,300 interviews. Read on...
  8. Proposed Upper Magnolia Green Zoning Boundaries per Cases 21SN0675 and 21SN0676

    Chesterfield Planning Commission votes in favor of proposed Upper Magnolia Green rezoning

    Posted on April 22, 2022

    About 1,700 acres west of the future Powhite Parkway Extension is envisioned as an employment-generating technology village; 700 acres to the east would accommodate middle and elementary schools, a public library and as many as 600 single-family homes. Read on...
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Chesterfield On Point is published by the Chesterfield Communications and Media Department with Jim McConnell, creative content writer, serving as the primary writer. It will cover a variety of topics across the county delivering a more in-depth look at issues impacting residents and providing another tool to stay informed about what is happening in their community.

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