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What do you think are the biggest challenges/changes that are going to confront Chesterfield County in the next 20 years and how would you address them to make Chesterfield a better place to live?
While Chesterfield County is expecting about $15 million in new growth – just like the cost of food; state mandates, transfers to county schools and revitalization, among others, have pushed Chesterfield to an estimated $12.8 million shortfall, which includes schools.
Having added some last minute changes required the Board of Supervisors to defer the Jessup and Iron Bridge roads project until May. Andy Sherzer, of the Balzer and Associates an engineering architecture firm, represented the Gilliam family on a rezoning that would included several commercial uses.
“I will not accept another case coming out of the Planning Commission without full cash proferrs." Board Chairman and Dale District, Jim Holland ended the Terraforge/Silverlake case, part of only a few requests heard by the Board last Wednesday, Feb. 26.
The real estate property tax for the coming year could approach $1 per $100 of the assessed value of your home if the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisor votes to implement the advertised increase they voted in favor of last week.
About halfway between the Chester and Hull Street Kroger Supermarkets, a new Kroger is about to grow out of the woods on Iron Bridge Road opposite the WaWa near Chesterfield Courthouse.
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors conducts two public meetings a month typically following the school year on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. At other times they are meeting only once a month.
The Harrowgate fire station, now under construction is possibly the last project that will be built that was part of the 2004 bond referendum. All but two of the projects voted in favor of in 2004 have been completed. This year’s improvement budget could eliminate those projects.
Up to six chickens are now permitted to be raised in backyards across Chesterfield. But there is a caveat: if your neighborhood association or deed covenants restrict the birds from a subdivision, the amateur farmer is out of luck.