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Posted on: May 21, 2020

May 27 Board of Supervisors Meeting To Be Held Virtually

May Virtual Board Meeting Teaser

Board of Supervisors

May 21, 2020

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Next week’s Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday, May 27, will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams to decrease the spread of COVID-19. The changes are designed to accommodate public input while encouraging the public to continue self-quarantining and practicing social distancing, as recommended by health officials.

The virtual meeting will begin at 6 p.m. rather than 2 p.m., as previously scheduled, and will be available for listening on Comcast Channel 98, Verizon Channel 28, and live streamed on chesterfield.gov and the County’s YouTube channel.

Citizens who wish to make comments on the portion of the Board’s agenda known as "Citizen Comment Period on Unscheduled Matters" can submit comments via the online form; or call in comments and leave a message at 804-748-1808. A maximum of 15 citizens may leave comments for this meeting in accordance with the Board’s procedures on “Citizen Comment Period on Unscheduled Matters.” The portal will close at 5 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled board meeting (May 26) in order to prepare comments for the public and the board to see in a timely manner; prior to the Board meeting.

Citizens who wish to provide input on any and all of the public hearing items on the agenda are encouraged to submit comments via the online form. Citizens without internet access may call in comments and leave a message at 804-748-1808.

The public hearing comment form and the meeting agenda are posted online for citizens to view, and citizens are encouraged to view public hearing agenda items and all attachments before submitting a comment.

There are no limits on the number of citizens that can comment on each public hearing item; however, each citizen may submit only one comment per public hearing topic. The allotted comment space is equivalent to the 3-minute allotted time of in-person board meetings. At the end of each day through May 26, the clerk will post all public hearing comments received that day for the public to view. Public hearing comments will be received until 5 p.m. on May 26 in order to prepare comments for the public and the board to see in a timely manner, prior to the board meeting.

All comments received will be distributed to the board and posted online for the public to view in advance of the meeting and will be made a part of the board’s official public record within the rules of procedure adopted by the Board of Supervisors.

As a reminder, the Board of Supervisors meeting will be available for listening on Comcast Channel 98, Verizon Channel 28, and live streamed on chesterfield.gov and the County’s YouTube channel.

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