In May 1864, Union and Confederate soldiers across the country changed the way fighting a war in the field would be fought. Instead of fighting in nice rows and shooting each other down, they began digging earthen fortifications to fight behind. They had learned the hard lesson and began to learn to save themselves from further danger.
It’s the time of year when each division at Chesterfield County Administration scrambles to complete their budgets.
Plans are to raise the height of the George Brasfield Dam, located on Lake Chesdin by 18 inches, thereby increasing Lake Chesdin’s storage capacity by approximately 20 percent or 1.9 billion gallons. If not completed, the County may need to impose mandatory water restrictions sooner during drought-like conditions.
Henricus Historical Park will present a wide variety of day camps throughout 2014. Campers will enjoy Colonial and Virginia Indian history, nature, arts and crafts; spend the day on the James River; or dig for artifacts and learn about archaeology.
Automated Meter Reading (AMR) technology automatically collects data from water meters and transfers that data to a central database for uploading to a centralized billing system.
The public is invited to attend community meetings to discuss County Administrator Jay Stegmaier’s proposed budget for fiscal 2015. These meetings will be held on the following dates and times
“Everyone enjoy the benefit of a healthy community,” Sara Snead, Deputy Administrator for Community Services.