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Posted on: July 16, 2020

July 22 Board of Supervisors Meeting To Be Held In Person

Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

July 16, 2020

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday, July 22, will be held in person in the Public Meeting Room at 10001 Iron Bridge Road. The online comment form is also available for citizens to submit comments ahead of time.

The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. with a work session followed by the 6 p.m. evening session. Both sessions will be held in the Public Meeting Room and will be available for viewing on Comcast Channel 98, Verizon Channel 28, and live streamed on chesterfield.gov and the County’s YouTube channel.

Measures are being put in place to accommodate public input while practicing social distancing, as recommended by health officials.

Those citizens wishing to participate in person will be required to wear a face covering and pass a simple health screening before entering the building. In order to maintain the 6-foot social distance requirement, seating will be extremely limited; however, TV monitors will be set up outside the Public Meeting Room.

Due to the COVID 19 occupancy limits of the Public Meeting Room, the general public will not able to be seated in the room, however, citizens requesting to speak before the Board will be given the opportunity to comment in person at the appropriate time.

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 (July 21) 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 July 21, 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 July 21 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 viewing on Comcast Channel 98, Verizon Channel 28, and live streamed on chesterfield.gov and the County’s YouTube channel.

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