EDA details plans for Megasite
CHESTERFIELD – The Economic Development Authority of Chesterfield County announced Monday the filing of a detailed update of their rezoning application for a large, advanced manufacturing facility expected to bring significant new tax revenue and thousands of well-paying jobs to the county. An economic analysis performed by Mangum and... Read more
BARD continues effort to block Mega Site
“It’s like trying to plan a wedding and there’s a lot to be done with planning a wedding, and obviously the county is not planning this wedding very well.” That’s how BARD member and Glebe Point resident, Amy Cannon, described the county’s handling of the Mataoca Megasite, which was... Read more
Harris to lead county’s number crunchers
Brings demonstrated record of budgetary leadership to new role CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield County recently announced Christopher “Matt” Harris as its new deputy county administrator for finance and administration. Harris has been serving as the county’s budget and management director. The Board of Supervisors was expected to appoint him at... Read more
Mega Site gets positive response from businesses
There is a long history on a piece of land known to some as the Continental Can property. The land has sat quietly since Continental Can Co. sold the property in the early 1990s. Now the acreage being called the Matoaca Mega Site may be rezoned to industrial tentatively... Read more
Adams, Hughes sworn in as constitutional officers
Carey Adams and Jenefer Hughes were sworn in as constitutional officers of Chesterfield County Friday afternoon. In a ceremony in the county’s public meeting room, Adams was sworn in as county treasurer, and Hughes was sworn in as the county’s commissioner of the revenue. Adams has worked for Chesterfield... Read more
A sidewalk is being added to Ecoff Avenue along with upgrades that will make it more pedestrian friendly and safer for drivers. There will be an informal meeting but no formal presentation draft plans will be available for review and staff will be on hand to field questions. The... Read more
Increased traffic expected near Amazon during holiday season
Motorists should expect increased traffic in the area around the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Meadowville Technology Parkway beginning Monday, Nov. 20, through the holiday season. The traffic pattern will be similar to past years, and motorists should allow extra time to get through the area during shift changes. The... Read more
Mega site mania magnifies lack of county cooperation
Crossing Harrowgate Road after parking at Harrowgate Elementary School, that will be torn down as part of the East-West Freeway, those interested in finding out more information than what they were given at four community meetings held by the county, gathered in the sun Saturday on the lawn of... Read more
What does that mean for our local roads? Harrowgate and Route 10 are already extremely congested in the evenings, and they want to potentially add thousands more to it?” Pentecost said. “If all of these people are going to actually move to the area, where are the plans for... Read more
Blueprint Chesterfield
County priorities? Healthy living, well being, safety, security, thriving communities,  environmental stewardship Comprehensive Plan what was called such in 1989, and the road was shown there as well.   Project costs should run between $50 and $75 million. “Staff anticipates acquiring right-of-way for the East-West Freeway as early as... Read more