Amendments to the Chesterfield County Code of Ordinances will help residents and businesses save money in tax year 2017. The changes were adopted by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors Wednesday following public hearings on each amendment. More than 700 small businesses in Chesterfield County will benefit from a... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield County received more than 6,200 responses to its recent community priorities survey through the “Build Chesterfield’s Blueprint” campaign. This survey campaign reached out to residents and businesses to see what they felt was important in their community, and to solicit ideas to be implemented into the... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield County intends to apply for funds allocated for the Transportation Alternatives Program to improve or add to projects involving actual road building. The county is preparing projects eligible for funding through the program including: On-road and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities Safe routes for non-drivers (children,... Read more
CHESTER – The Chesterfield Center for the Arts has a new donor Dr. and Mrs. Baxter Perkinson Jr. stepped up to help the Center move closer to its goal. Dr. Perkinson and family will contribute to the center’s foundation building fund and pay for some of the operation costs... Read more
By A.A. “Cotton” Puryear The Virginia National Guard will broke ground on its new state headquarters facility on Aug. 16 at Defense Supply Center Richmond in North Chesterfield. The 102,000 square foot facility will be built on a 13.6-acre site in the northern section of DSCR, cost approximately $30... Read more
Chesterfield County has received two achievement awards from the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo). The VACo Achievement Awards is a competitive program open to local government members of the association. Held annually, it recognizes local government programs in awards criteria that include innovation, cooperation, and model practices. Chesterfield County’s... Read more
The communities of Enon Elementary and Beulah Elementary are gathering to help decide how their new school buildings will look. Community members will see the school design, review options for how the exterior of their school might look, and vote on the facade they prefer during these meetings: The... Read more
Chesterfield is buying into the idea of pedestrian access for citizens across the county. Old Centralia Road is slated for a sidewalk from Castlebury Drive to Glen Oaks Court. Sidewalks have already been constructed on Cogbill, Osborne, and Harrowgate roads. Old Centralia and Osborne roads have had partial sidewalks... Read more
Have you said, “I can’t believe what they’re doing up there,” referring to how Chesterfield County is spending tax dollars? This year’s county budget and the budgets extending out for five years could be just a little different in how it is constructed. The Chesterfield Budget and Management Department... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board on July 12 adopted a prototype design for the four elementary schools that will be built in the next 32 months. Using the same design for multiple schools will save money and time as Chesterfield County Public Schools moves forward to build a new... Read more