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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Chesterfield Hosting Community Meeting on Rezoning of Upper Magnolia Green

Planning

Dec. 3, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  Matoaca District Supervisor Kevin Carroll and Planning Commission Vice Chair Tommy Owens will cohost a community meeting on Thursday, Dec. 16 to present information about the rezoning of th...

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County News
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Chesterfield Names New Deputy County Administrator

Clay Bowles

County Administration

Dec. 1, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County today announced Clay Bowles as its new deputy county administrator for community operations. Bowles currently serves as the county’s director of general ser...

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County News
Posted on: November 30, 2021

New Midlothian Library to be Built; Current Location to Close Dec. 30

Chesterfield County Public Library

Nov. 30, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County Public Library (CCPL) will soon begin the process of replacing the current Midlothian Library, which will nearly double in size. The existing location w...

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County News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Re-Accreditation Assessment Team Seeks Public Comment on County Emergency Communications Center

Chesterfield County Emergency Communications Center 

Nov. 29, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – As part of an on-site assessment required to achieve re-accreditation, the Chesterfield County Emergency Communications Center is inviti...

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County News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Chesterfield Adopts New Redistricting Plan

Approved Redistricting Map

Board of Supervisors and County Attorney's Office

Nov. 17, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday night to approve a plan for redrawing the boundaries of the county’s five magisterial districts, as required ever...

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County News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Board of Supervisors Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 17

Board of Supervisors

Nov. 15, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 17, will be held in person in the Public Meeting Room at 10001 Iron Bridge Road. The online comment form is availa...

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County News
Posted on: November 10, 2021

November 16 Planning Commission Meeting To Be Held In Person

Planning

Nov. 10, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield Planning Commission will hold its November 16 meeting in person in the Public Meeting Room at 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Due to the number of COVID 19 cases, the Planning Commission con...

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County News
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Chesterfield Planning Seeking Public Input on Updates to Comprehensive Plan

Chesterfield County Planning Department 

Nov. 9, 2021 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield Planning Department is hosting an online community meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 to receive feedback on older land uses it pla...

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County News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Chesterfield Proposes Alternative Redistricting Map Based on Resident Feedback

Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors 

Nov. 5, 2021 

Clarification: This is an alternative proposal to the redistricting map first developed in September.  The Board of Supervisors will vote on a final map during its Nov. 17 me...

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County News
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Chesterfield Releases Results of Citizen Satisfaction Survey

Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors 

Chesterfield County Office of Constituent Services 

Nov. 2, 2021 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Respondents to a Citizen Satisfaction Survey in late spring/early summer found Chesterf...

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County News
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Chesterfield Earns National Honor from Top Workplaces

Human Resources

Oct. 27, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —  TopWorkplaces.com has included Chesterfield among its honorees for its October 2021 national awards. The county was chosen among the top five in the website’s Top Workplac...

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County News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

County Names New Constituent Services Administrator

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Office of Constituent Services

Oct. 26, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — David Goode, a 21-year county employee, has been named Chesterfield’s constituent services administrator effective Nov. 1.

Goode will oversee the newly created Office ...

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County News
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Chesterfield Launches New Blog

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Communications and Media

Oct. 20, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield residents now have another way to stay informed about what’s happening in their community.

Chesterfield on Point, a new blog produced by the county’s ...

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County News
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Community Service Board Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Mental Health Support Services

Sept. 28, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — One of the county’s most integral resources is approaching a major milestone, as the Community Services Board (CSB), also known as the Mental Health Support Services...

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County News
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Chesterfield Hires Melvin Bloomfield as its New Director of Real Estate Assessments

Department of Real Estate Assessments

Sept. 24, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Melvin Bloomfield, who served as the City of Richmond’s deputy director of real estate assessments for the last seven years, has been hired to lead the Depart...

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County News
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Chesterfield General Registrar's Office is Hiring Officers of Election

Chesterfield County General Registrar's Office 

Sept. 24, 2021 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Early voting is in full swing in Chesterfield County, and with the addition of new early voting sites in October and the General E...

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County News
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Supervisor James M. Holland Chosen to Serve on Virginia’s Opioid Abatement Authority

Holland Chosen to serve on Virginia Opioid Abatement Authority

Board of Supervisors

Sept. 24, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The chairman of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors has been appointed to an 11-member panel that will administer Virginia’s share of any legal settlements or judgmen...

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County News
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Chesterfield Charts 2020 Growth with New Website, Launches Magisterial Redistricting Process

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Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors 

Sept. 24, 2021 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County continues to lead the metro Richmond area in population growth. 

According to the latest 2020 U.S. Census data released in Augu...

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County News
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Chesterfield’s Emergency Communications Center Goes Live with Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

Emergency Communications Center

Sept. 23, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Following the launch of a new computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system in May, Chesterfield County’s Emergency Communications Center has adopted another technological e...

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County News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

County Launches 'Chesterfield Behind the Mic' Podcast

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Chesterfield County Department of Communications and Media 

Sept. 22, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Something exciting is coming Wednesday, Sept. 22! 

Chesterfield Behind the Mic, a new audio and video podcast from the county&...

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County News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Deputy County Administrator Announces Retirement

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County Administration

Sept. 22, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — After nearly 33 years of service to Chesterfield County, the last five as deputy county administrator for community operations, Scott Zaremba is retiring effective Dec. 1.

“It...

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County News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Chesterfield County Route 111 Bus Service Merges With Route 3B

Chesterfield County Transportation Department 

Sept. 13, 2021 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — In its continuing quest to connect Chesterfield bus riders with career, educational and retail opportunities, GRTC Transit System is merging...

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County News
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Chesterfield Cooperative Extension Accepting Applications for 2022 Extension Master Gardener Program

Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension Office 

Sept. 9, 2021 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield Cooperative Extension office is currently accepting applications for the 2022 Extension Master Gardener (EMG) training pr...

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County News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Chesterfield Board of Supervisors, School Board Consider Building Two New Middle Schools

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Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors 

Chesterfield County Public Schools 

Sept. 8, 2021 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors and School Board convened during a rare joint work sessio...

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County News
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Chesterfield Chosen By Forbes Among Best In-State Employers

Chesterfield County Human Resources 

Sept. 7, 2021 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County has been recognized by ‘Forbes’ as one of America’s Best-In-State Employers for 2021.

The ann...

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County News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Chesterfield Ranks No. 2 Among Leading ‘Digital Counties’

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Information Systems Technology

Aug. 27, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — For the 12th consecutive year, Chesterfield County continues to set an example for the innovative use of technology in local government, earning the second spot in the 2021 Dig...

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County News
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Chesterfield Announces Relaunch of Speakers Bureau Program

Chesterfield Announces Relaunch of Speakers Bureau Program

Communications and Media 

July 29, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — After a hiatus during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the county is excited to relaunch the Chesterfield County Speakers Bureau to better reach residents, businesses and communi...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Chesterfield’s Going to the Dogs with the Launch of ‘Woof & Wag in #Cfield’

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Communications and Media 

July 28, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Looking for something fun to do with your family that includes your four-legged canine? Look no further than “Woof and Wag in #Cfield,” a new resource f...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Chesterfield Launches New Webpage to Field Citizen Concerns, Comments

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Chesterfield County Citizens Information & Resources 

July 6, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Residents and businesses now have a new online resource to communicate with Chesterfield County of their concerns and provide genera...

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County News
Posted on: June 29, 2021

County Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Accounting Department

June 29, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Accounting Department was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the Unit...

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County News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Chesterfield Awarded 20 NACo Achievement Awards

County Administration

June 10, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County recently received 20 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 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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County News
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Chesterfield Planning Launches Sweeping Initiative to Overhaul Zoning Ordinance

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Chesterfield County Planning 

May 25, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — In one of its largest and most ambitious initiatives in over 30 years, Chesterfield planners and leaders are seeking input from residents and businesses to help update t...

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County News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Chesterfield Launches COVID-19 Text Notifications

Chesterfield Emergency Management

May 20, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County recently launched an anonymous COVID-19 text notification system to provide residents with updates from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Chesterfie...

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County News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Chesterfield Celebrates Volunteers at 39th Annual Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame

Office of Aging and Disability Services

May 14, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — On Thursday, Chesterfield County celebrated the volunteer work of 19 seniors at a virtual ceremony for the 39th annual Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame, which recognizes a...

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County News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Chesterfield Prevention Services Launches “Talk. They Hear You.”® Campaign

Mental Health Support Services Prevention Services

May 4, 2021

CHESTERFIELD, VA — Over 80 percent of young people ages 10 to 18 say their parents are the leading influence on their decision about whether or not to drink alcohol. Yet many parents d...

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County News
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Chesterfield Recalibrates County-Specific COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard

County Administration

April 29, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — County staff announced during the Wednesday, April 28 Board of Supervisors meeting that the county-specific COVID-19 vaccination dashboard has been recalibrated to include those ages 15-19 in th...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Chesterfield Health District Encourages Residents to Use VaccineFinder.Org to Find COVID-19 Vaccine

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Chesterfield Health Department

April 28, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — With the increase of the widespread availability of the COVID-19 vaccine and the goal to get as many people vaccinated as possible, the VDH Chesterfield Health District (CHD) is encoura...

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County News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Chesterfield Treasurer Unveils New Payment Kiosk, Upgrades Online Tax Payment Portal

Treasurer's Office

April 19, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Office of the Treasurer is reminding residents that Chesterfield County personal property and first-half real estate taxes are due Monday, June 7.&nbs...

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County News
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Stephanie S. Brown Named Chesterfield’s Procurement Director

Stephanie. Brown

Chesterfield County Procurement Department 

April 15, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — A long-time veteran of Chesterfield County’s Procurement Department, who last year assumed the role as acting county procurement direc...

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County News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Chesterfield Board of Supervisors Adopt Fiscal Year 2022 $807M General Fund Budget

Budget and Management

April 8, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to adopt the county’s $807 million fiscal year 2022 general fund budget – paving the way for record investments...

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County News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Parks and Recreation Department Celebrates 50 years

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Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation

March 30, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — On April 14, 2021, Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation will be celebrating 50 years of providing quality parks, facilities and activities to Chesterfield reside...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Chesterfield Fire and EMS’ Dr. Allen Yee Receives 2020 Governor’s EMS Award for Excellence in EMS

Dr. Allen Yee

Chesterfield County Fire and EMS Department 

March 30, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — A leading member of the award-winning Chesterfield County Fire and EMS Department has received one of the state’s top awards for exce...

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County News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Chesterfield’s Access On Demand, GRTC to Cover Fee for Rides to COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

Chesterfield Citizen Information and Resources

Chesterfield Mobility Services

March 26, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County and GRTC want to ensure the lack of transportation does not deter residents from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine...

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County News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

VDH Chesterfield Health District Moves to Vaccinate All Residents Within Phase 1b Group

Virginia Department of Health 

Chesterfield Health District 

March 17, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Chesterfield Health District, which includes residents in the count...

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County News
Posted on: March 16, 2021

VDH, VDEM Launches COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center at VSU Multi-Purpose Center in Chesterfield

Virginia Department of Health 

Chesterfield Health District 

March 16, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), is...

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County News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Chesterfield Unveils New County-Specific COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard

Chesterfield Fire and EMS 

Chesterfield County Information Systems Technology

March 11, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — During Wednesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, county staff, in partnership with the Virginia Department of ...

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County News
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Chesterfield To Administer Rent and Utility Relief Program

Community Enhancement

Feb. 26, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — On Wednesday, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors approved a request by the Department of Community Enhancement to appropriate more than $10 million of federal Coronavirus Reli...

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County News
Posted on: February 11, 2021

VDH Chesterfield Health District, Chesterfield County Gov. to Confirm COVID-19 Pre-Registration

VDH Chesterfield Health District, Chesterfield County Government

Feb. 11, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Chesterfield Health District announced today that it will confirm the COVID-19 vaccine pre-registratio...

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County News
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Club Champions League Extends Contract with Chesterfield Through 2024

CCL Contract Extension 2021

Parks and Recreation

Feb. 8, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County will continue to host several of the Club Champions League’s (CCL) major soccer events through 2024 thanks to recently renewed contracts facilitated through ...

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County News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Chesterfield County Sheriff Tapped for Prestigious International Law Enforcement Award

Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office 

Jan. 28, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — An international criminal justice organization has selected Chesterfield County Sheriff Karl S. Leonard to receive one of its top awards for h...

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County News
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Chesterfield to Safely Reopen Additional County Facilities

Parks and Recreation

Jan. 27, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County announced today plans to reopen two historic museums.

Beginning Jan. 27, the Chesterfield County Museum and the historic 1892 Jail, which have been closed since March ...

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County News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Commissioner of the Revenue to Continue Providing Pre-Scheduled, In-Person Appointments

Commissioner of the Revenue

Jan. 25, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — As the 2021 local tax deadlines approach amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the commissioner of the revenue will continue to assist residents and safeguard employee and communi...

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County News
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Chesterfield Utilities Bond Rating Reaffirmed

Department of Utilities

Jan. 22, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — On Jan. 13, the Chesterfield County Department of Utilities’ AAA rating was affirmed by Fitch Ratings, one of the top international rating agencies. Chesterfield County Util...

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County News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Chesterfield County Public Library to Reopen Four Locations to the Public Jan. 19

Chesterfield County Public Library 

Jan. 14, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Public Library (CCPL) will reopen four additional locations to the public on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Bon Air Library, Clover Hill Library, LaPra...

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County News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors Elect Chair, Vice Chair

Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors 

Jan. 7, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — James “Jim” Holland, the Dale District supervisor and the longest tenured member of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors...

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County News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

River City Sportsplex Garners National Accolades As Top Facility

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Chesterfield County Parks & Recreation 

River City Sportsplex 

Jan. 7, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The results are in, and for the second time since its debut nearly a decade ago, Chesterfield’s River Cit...

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County News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Chesterfield Board of Supervisors Vote to Amend FY21 Budget

Board of Supervisors

Dec. 18, 2020

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors cleared the way for record employee, infrastructure and economic investment after voting unanimously on Wednesday, Dec. 16 to amend ...

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County News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Chesterfield Completes Route 10 Widening Project from U.S Routes 1/301 to I-95

Route 10 Widening Project

Chesterfield County Transportation 

Dec. 11, 2020

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Transportation safety improvements to a highly traveled section of Route 10 (West Hundred Road) is now complete and open to drivers. 

Chesterfiel...

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County News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Urban Libraries Council Recognizes Chesterfield County Public Library for Library Innovation

Chesterfield County Public Library 

Dec. 11, 2020

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA  – The Urban Libraries Council announced Chesterfield County Public Library (CCPL) as an Innovations Initiative Honorable Mention award winner duri...

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