These meetings are open to the public although public comment is not appropriate. The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors/School Board Capital Construction Goals & Accountability Committee will conduct a meeting on Tuesday, Nov.17, 2015, at 1 p.m. in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Rd., Chesterfield. The... Read more
Chesterfield County is not only a great place to live, work and play – it’s a great place to visit. And now, finding must-see attractions to visit is easy using Experience Chesterfield, a new online initiative for county residents and visitors. The itineraries focus on history, family fun and... Read more
Through-truck and Amazon traffic issues in Enon will be discussed during a follow-up traffic community meeting taking place at Elizabeth Davis Middle School, 601 Corvus Court off Bermuda Orchard Ln. Dorothy Jaeckle, Bermuda District Supervisor is holding the meeting on Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m. Speakers will include:... Read more
Dorothy Jaeckle, Bermuda District Supervisor will host Heather Barrar, Planning Department staff member who will present a new chapter for the plan for Chesterfield. The Bikeways & Trails section of the comprehensive plan will be considered by the Board of Supervisors on Nov. 18. Thursday, October 29 – 10:30... Read more
Candidate Forum: School Board
Fees seem to be increasing every year: extracurricular activities, buses for sports teams, class supplies and Chrome Books to name a few. Will you work to lower or eliminate fees for students? JOHN ERBACH (DALE) While I don’t believe it is possible to eliminate fees altogether, we need to be... Read more
Candidate Forum: Board of Supervisor
Everyone wants to know about property taxes. Would you consider raising property taxes for next year (2016-17)? CLIFF BICKFORD (DALE) Increasing taxes as a way to achieve a balanced budget should always be the last resort.  When you consider that revenue generated from property tax has increased over the... Read more
While elected Constitution officers have no opposition in the November 3 election, other candidates that reach a wider constituency are being opposed. (See last week’s Village News) After losing in this year’s June primary, Sen. Steve Martin will not be on the ticket next month. His seat (11th State... Read more
Your input is needed
Where do you live or work? What do you love about this area? What would make this area even better? Thought provoking questions – and literally “close to home” for the citizens who took the opportunity to provide answers at a workshop designed to receive their help charting the... Read more
The Bike & Trail plan was considered this week by the Chesterfield Planning Commission. There are currently 40 miles of bikeways and trails on the ground today, with an additional eight miles of projects currently underway and 28 miles would be added to the network over the next 10... Read more
In the redistricting process do you suggest community/school meetings for comments on drawing proposed district lines and work to eliminate financial segregation? JOHN ERBACH (DALE) Absolutely—I plan to hold community meetings at every school in the Dale District ahead of any decision on redistricting. This is an emotional issue for... Read more