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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Chesterfield Fire and EMS to Dedicate New Midlothian Station 5

Exterior photo of the new Midlothian Fire Station 5

Fire and EMS

Dec. 5, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield Fire and EMS will dedicate the new Midlothian Fire Station No. 5 during a ceremony Monday, Dec. 12 at 10 a.m.

The public is invited to attend. Parking is available at Winfree Church, 13617 Midl...

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County News
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Chesterfield Fire and EMS to Dedicate Magnolia Green Fire Station

Nov. 28, 2022

Fire and EMS

Chesterfield Fire and EMS is hosting a dedication on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 2:30 p.m. at the Magnolia Green Fire Station No. 25 (6730 Woolridge Road). Members of the public are invited to attend.

 

For those who come ...

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County News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Dr. Mark S. Miller Sworn In As Midlothian District Supervisor

Mark S. Miller, Ph.D., Midlothian District Supervisor

Board of Supervisors

Nov. 16, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Following last week’s General Election, Mark S. Miller, Ph.D. was sworn in Wednesday morning as the new Midlothian District representative on the Chesterfield Board of Supervis...

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County News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Chesterfield Recognizes National Fraud Awareness Week Nov. 13-19

Internal Audit

Nov. 14, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — In honor of National Fraud Awareness Week, which takes place Nov. 13-19 this year, Chesterfield is bringing awareness to its Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Hotline (804-318-8000) and is encouraging c...

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County News
Posted on: November 11, 2022

CCPL Launches Oral History Project

Chesterfield Remembers

Chesterfield County Public Library

Nov. 11, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County Public Library (CCPL) has launched Chesterfield Remembers, an oral history project to collect and share stories about the people, places and events of Ch...

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County News
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Board of Supervisors to Meet November 16

Nov. 10, 2022

Board of Supervisors

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Public Meeting Room at 10001 Iron Bridge Road starting with a work session at 2 p.m. and then an evening session that will begin at 6 p.m...

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County News
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Chesterfield Voters Overwhelmingly Support Bond Plan

Nov. 10, 2022

County Administration

Voters in Chesterfield have overwhelmingly approved the Community Facilities Bond Plan, formally authorizing the county to move forward with the capital improvement projects.

 

As part of the Nov. 8 General Electio...

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County News
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Planning Commission to Meet November 15

Nov. 9, 2022

Planning

The Chesterfield Planning Commission will hold its Tuesday, Nov. 15 meeting at 6 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room at 10001 Iron Bridge Road. 

 

Citizens are encouraged to use the online comment form at www.chest...

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County News
Posted on: October 27, 2022

Chesterfield Receives GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 37th Year

Oct. 27, 2022

Budget and Management

Once again, Chesterfield County has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) with the group’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. 

 

The award represents a signi...

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County News
Posted on: October 14, 2022

Chesterfield to Dedicate Enon Library Building in Honor of Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker

Oct. 14, 2022

Chesterfield County Public Library

On Friday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m., Chesterfield will hold a ceremony at Enon Library dedicating the building in honor of the late Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, a pastor, humanitarian, theologian and cultural historian wh...

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County News
Posted on: October 12, 2022

Chesterfield, Maggie Walker Community Land Trust to Break Ground on Ettrick Landing Project

Oct. 12, 2022

Community Enhancement

Chesterfield and the nonprofit Maggie Walker Community Land Trust will cohost a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, for a first-of-its-kind residential project in the South Chesterfield village of Et...

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County News
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Chesterfield Named a GFOA Triple Crown Winner for FY2020

Oct. 11, 2022

Accounting/Budget and Management

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has named Chesterfield County as a 2020 Triple Crown winner.

 

The GFOA Triple Crown designation recognizes governments ...

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County News
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Chesterfield’s Fleet Named One of Nation’s Best For Green Initiatives

Chesterfield County’s Fleet Services Division has been named the 42nd best Green Fleet in the nation by the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA), which is the county’s highest ranking ever and the third time in four years that it has made t...

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County News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Early Voting Begins This Friday, Sept. 23

Ahead of the Nov. 8 General Election, Chesterfield voters will be able to begin submitting their early voting ballots in person starting tomorrow, Sept. 23, at the Registrar’s Office (9848 Lori Road).

 

Early voting at the Registrar’s Office will b...

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County News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Chesterfield County Airport to Host Open House and Movie Night Under the Stars Oct. 1

Airport Movie Night - Planes

The Richmond Executive-Chesterfield County Airport invites the community to attend its first-ever Open House and Movie Night on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. 

Beginning at 7:30 p.m., Walt Disney’s “Planes” (PG) will be shown on a large mo...

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County News
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Communications and Media to launch new weekly segment called This Week In Chesterfield

The Department of Communications and Media is launching a new weekly video segment called This Week In Chesterfield, which will highlight things to do around the county.

 

Each Monday, the one- to two-minute video will point residents to t...

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County News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Chesterfield to Host 2022 Community Cup

2019 Community Cup

Sept. 1, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Cancelled for the past two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a unique event will bring Richmond-area first responders back together with members of the region’s multicultural community on the soccer field.

On Oc...

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County News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Chesterfield to Host Community Meeting on Roseland Project

Roseland Zoning Overlay District Map

August 31, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA -- Fourteen years after it was rezoned as a master-planned community with a mix of residential and commercial uses, Chesterfield’s Department of Planning is seeking citizen input on a document that would guide future...

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County News
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Chesterfield To Break Ground On New Midlothian Library

New Midlothian Library Rendering

Chesterfield County Public Library

Aug. 30, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County and Chesterfield County Public Library will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Midlothian Library (521 Coalfield Road) on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at ...

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County News
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Chesterfield Takes Home Five VACo Achievement Awards

County Administration

Aug. 11, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — This week the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo)  named Chesterfield County as the recipient of five 2022 Achievement Awards, including the program’s highest rec...

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County News
Posted on: July 28, 2022

County, School Officials Unveil 2022 Bond Referendum

Community Facilities Bond Plan logo

County AdministrationBudget and Management

July 28, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County government and school officials presented a planned bond referendum package and fielded questions from assembled media during a joint news confe...

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County News
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Chesterfield Names New Director of Accounting

Consuela Wilson

Accounting

July 27, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — After more than two decades of service to Chesterfield, including the past 20 months as assistant director of accounting, Consuela Y. Wilson has been promoted to lead the county’s Accoun...

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County News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Chesterfield to Celebrate County’s Centenarians

Office of Aging and Disability

July 25, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  In the coming weeks Chesterfield’s Office of Aging & Disability Services and the Board of Supervisors is planning to recognize and celebrate the county&...

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County News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Vera Sworn in as General Registrar and Director of Elections

Missy Vera

General Registrar

July 25, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Missy Vera was sworn in Monday morning as Chesterfield’s new general registrar and director of elections.

Vera had held the position on an acting basis since March, when Constance Hargrove resigned to...

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County News
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Planning Department Recognized by Virginia APA for Rockwood Special Focus Area Plan

Planning Department

July 19, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Department of Planning has received the 2022 Old Dominion Innovative Approaches Award from the Virginia chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) for its groundbrea...

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County News
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Chesterfield Cooperative Extension Offers Well Water Testing

Cooperative Extension

July 13, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Private water sources like wells and springs are unregulated in Virginia, but Chesterfield is offering homeowners an affordable opportunity to find out what’s in their water.&...

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County News
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Tara Carroll sworn in as interim Midlothian District supervisor

Tara Carroll, Midlothian Supervisor

Board of Supervisors

June 30, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Tara Carroll was sworn in Thursday morning as the Midlothian District’s interim representative on the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors.

Accompanied by her family, Carroll took the oath of office d...

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County News
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Communications and Media Wins Six 2022 Hermes Awards

Hermes logo

Communications and Media

June 10, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  The Chesterfield County Department of Communications and Media took home six honors in the 16th Annual Hermes Creative Awards, which were announced recently.

Among the 6,500...

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County News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Upcoming Community Meeting to Focus on Outdoor Advertising Signs

Planning Department

June 1, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  The Chesterfield County Planning Department will host a community meeting on Tuesday, June 14 to present information about potential changes to the county’s zoning ordi...

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County News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Chesterfield-Colonial Heights DSS Launches New Child Care Initiative

Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services

June 1, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services (DSS) is launching new effort this month to help connect families and child...

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County News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Chesterfield Provides Grace Period on 2022 Personal Property Taxes

Grace Period Granted for Personal Property Taxes 2022

Treasurer's Office

May 16, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — In response to challenging economic conditions, Chesterfield County announced Monday that it is granting a grace period for payment of 2022 personal property taxes through July 29.

Personal property t...

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County News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Chesterfield Trio Inducted Into Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame

Aging and Disability Services

May 13, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Three Chesterfield residents were inducted into the county’s Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame during a virtual ceremony Thursday afternoon. Sarah Gregory, Mary Katterfield...

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County News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Chesterfield County Recognized For 15 NACo Achievement Awards

2022-NACo Achievement Award-Winner-Seal

County Administration

May 13, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County recently received 15 achievement awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). These awards recognize the ways that local governments are providing better,...

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County News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Fifty-one acres of land to be protected at Ware Bottom Church

Parks and Recreation

May 12, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  Some 51 acres of in Chesterfield County will now be protected thanks to a conversation easement recorded by the county and the Capital Region Land Conservancy (CRLC) in order to...

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County News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Chesterfield Residents Have Several Options For Tax Payments

Treasurer's Office

May 6, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  In an effort to make the payment process easier than ever, Chesterfield County’s Treasurer’s Office is offering a host of options this spring for resid...

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County News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Step Back in Time at Mayfaire Festival to Celebrate Magnolia Grange’s Bicentennial

Parks and Recreation and Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia

May 6, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — On Saturday, May 21, Magnolia Grange will kick off its bicentennial celebration with a Mayfaire Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the front...

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County News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Registration is Open for Grass Roots and Learn Your Landscape Programs

Cooperative Extension Office

May 5, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  Back by popular demand, the Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension Office is gearing up for spring and summer with a pair of programs aimed at helping residents get th...

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County News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Chesterfield Cuts Ribbon on New Stratton Park Connector Trail

Transportation Department and Parks and Recreation

May 3, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  Today, the Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation and Transportation departments held a ribbon cutting at Stratton Park (5201 Ridgedale Parkway) t...

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County News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

2022 Chesterfield Community Champions Recognized

2022 Community Champions Group Photo

Citizen Information and Resources

April 29, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Six different individuals/groups were recognized by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors during its April 27 meeting as being Chesterfield Community Champion winner...

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County News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Chesterfield Wants Residents to ‘Plant A Row For The Hungry’

April 27, 2022

Chesterfield Cooperative Extension 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield Cooperative Extension is partnering with the Plant A Row for the Hungry (PAR), a national people-helping-people program that encourages...

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County News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

North Courthouse Library Trails Wins 2022 Environmental Award

2022 Environmental Excellence Award - North Courthouse Trail

Transportation Department

April 14, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  The North Courthouse Library Connector Trail was among 13 winners announced recently by Governor Glenn Youngkin as recipients of the 2022 Governor’s Environment...

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County News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Community Services Board Honors Local Partners of Mental Health Support Services Department

Mental Health Support Services

April 1, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Last week, the Chesterfield Community Services Board (CSB) presented partnership awards to county employees and community members who have enriched the work of the Department o...

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County News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Local Congressional Reps Help Secure Funding For Chesterfield

Intergovernmental Relations

March 31, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  With the recent passage and signing of the FY2022 omnibus appropriations package, Congressional representatives Donald McEachin (4th District) and Abigail Spanberger (7...

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County News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Chesterfield Wins VEMA’s Adam Ward Public Information Excellence Award

Chesterfield Communications and Media VEMA Award 2022

Communications and Media

March 29, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County’s Communications and Media Department has been named the recipient of the 2022 Adam Ward Public Information Excellence Award by the Virginia Emergency Management Associati...

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County News
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Citizens’ Advisory Committee Supports Proposed FY23 Budget

Budget and Management Department

March 22, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Members of Chesterfield’s Citizens’ Budget Advisory Committee (CBAC) have endorsed the county administrator’s proposed fiscal year 2023 budget,...

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County News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Chesterfield Names New Director of Parks and Recreation

Neil Luther Headshot

Parks and Recreation

March 14, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Following a nationwide search, Chesterfield County today announced Edwin C. “Neil” Luther, IV as its new director of Parks and Recreation. Luther, a Chesterfield resident who got his start in Par...

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County News
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2022 Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame

Citizen Information and Resources

March 8, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Nominations are now open for the 2022 Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame, which celebrates local seniors who have rendered outstanding services to their community. 

To qu...

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County News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Otterdale Road Drainage Improvements to Begin March 14

Horsepen Creek Detour - Otterdale Road Drainage Improvement Project - March 2022

Transportation

March 7, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Work is poised to begin on a multiyear infrastructure project that will significantly improve drainage in a flood-prone, one-mile section of Otterdale Road.

Beginning Monday, March 14, Otterdal...

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County News
Posted on: March 4, 2022

My Chesterfield Academy Accepting Applications for 2022 Session

My Chesterfield Academy Logo

Citizen Information and Resources

March 4, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  In partnership with the Asian and Latino Solidarity Alliance of Central Virginia (ALSACV), the county is accepting applications through Friday, March 25 for My Che...

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County News
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Chesterfield Revises Policy on Masks in Public Buildings

County Administration

Feb. 28, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — With the number of new COVID-19 cases, positivity percentage and hospitalization rates falling dramatically in the county over the past three weeks, as well as updated guidance from the...

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County News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Chesterfield Students Awarded Scholarships During Black History Month Program

Citizen Information and Resources

Feb. 18, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County and Chesterfield County Public Schools, in partnership with Virginia State University, awarded six high school seniors with the “Leadership for...

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County News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Chesterfield Names New Director of General Services

General Services Director John Neal

Department of General Services

Feb. 16, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — After nearly a decade with Henrico County, the past eight years as director of its Department of General Services, John H. Neal Jr. has been hired in the same role by Chesterfi...

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County News
Posted on: February 9, 2022

Chesterfield Again Earns National Honor from Top Workplaces

Human Resources

Feb. 9, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  TopWorkplaces.com has once again tabbed Chesterfield among its honorees, this time as a Top Workplaces USA National Award honoree. 

The county, which was named among the agen...

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County News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Chesterfield’s Triple-AAA Bond Rating Reaffirmed

Budget and Management

Feb. 3, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The nation’s top three ratings agencies recently reaffirmed Chesterfield County’s triple-AAA bond rating, solidifying Chesterfield’s position among a small ...

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County News
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Chesterfield Fire & EMS Wants To Keep Residents Fire Savvy and Safe This Valentine’s Day

Fire Prevention - Smoking in Bed

Chesterfield Fire and EMS

Feb. 2, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County Fire and EMS wants to make sure any sparks made by residents this month won’t be their last. The department is reminding citizens there are oth...

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County News
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2022 Summer Internships

Summer Internship 2022

Human Resources

Jan. 24, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA There’s no substitute for experience when it comes to preparing for a career, and Chesterfield County is inviting college students to apply for its 2022 internship program and get a ...

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Additional Info... County News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Utilities Director Wins NACWA Award

George Hayes

Department of Utilities

Jan. 13, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield Director of Utilities George B. Hayes, P.E. has received the 2022 National Environmental Achievement Award (NEAA) for Utility Leadership from the National Association of Clean Wate...

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County News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Chesterfield Fire & EMS Partners with PulsePoint to Bring Lifesaving Technology to County

PulsePoint

Chesterfield Fire and EMS

Jan. 10, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services announced today a partnership with PulsePoint, a 9-1-1 integrated mobile app and community tool that empowers CPR-tra...

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County News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Chesterfield Community Services Board Achieves Reaccreditation

Mental Health Support Services

Jan. 7, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield Community Services Board, which functions as the Chesterfield County Department of Mental Health Support Services, has been reaccredited by the Commission on Ac...

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County News
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Board of Supervisors Taps Winslow, Haley for Leadership Positions in 2022

Board of Supervisors

Jan. 6, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Second-term supervisors Christopher M. Winslow and Leslie A.T. Haley were elected chair and vice chair of the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors during the board’s annual organiz...

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County News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Delayed Opening for Chesterfield County Government Offices on Tuesday

Chesterfield County Communications and Media 

Jan. 3, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Because of inclement weather, Chesterfield County Government offices will open at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022.  

Visitors are as...

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County News
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Chesterfield Receives GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 36th Year

Budget Department

Dec. 17, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County has once again been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) with the group’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. 

The awa...

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County News
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Deadline to Vote River City Sportsplex Tops in Nation is Sunday

River City Contest

Parks and Recreation

Dec. 15, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The deadline to cast a vote for the county’s premier sporting complex is approaching. 

“SportsEvents” magazine, one of the nation’s leadin...

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Additional Info... County News
Posted on: December 14, 2021

Chesterfield’s Nonprofit Partner Suspends New Applications for Emergency Rental Assistance

Community Enhancement

Dec. 14, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — In collaboration with a local nonprofit, Area Congregations Together in Service (ACTS), Chesterfield County has distributed most of the $18.8 million in federal aid designated for its E...

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County News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

VDH Chesterfield Health District: Director Updates

Chesterfield Health District

May 28, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Dr. Alexander Samuel, VDH Chesterfield Health District director, provides COVID-19 pandemic updates for the VDH Chesterfield Health District, which includes the counties of Chester...

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