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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Board of Supervisors <br /> <br />Stephen A. Elswick <br /> <br />Arthur S. Warren <br /> <br />Dorothy A. Jaeckle <br />James M. Holland <br /> <br />Daniel A. Gecker <br /> <br /> <br />County Administrator <br /> <br />James J.L. Stegmaier <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Summary of Actions Taken by the Board on September 16, 2015 <br /> <br />3:00 P.M. SESSION <br /> <br /> <br />COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR’S COMMENTS <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Mr. Stegmaier was pleased to announce a new initiative called Experience Chesterfield, <br />spearheaded by the Department of Communications and Media in partnership with <br />Economic Development and Parks and Recreation. Experience Chesterfield can be <br />found online at ExperienceChesterfield.com and features several three-day itineraries, <br />focusing on history, family fun and outdoor adventure. The itinerary format is user- <br />friendly for those who are unfamiliar with the area and offers suggested routes while <br />showcasing some of the county’s greatest assets – from the 1611 Citie of Henricus to <br />the region’s only zoo, to historic Bon Air to miles of hiking and biking trails. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Mr. Stegmaier was happy to report that the James River Advisory Council had a <br />successful regional river cleanup last Saturday in the midst of threatening skies and <br />occasional showers. More than 600 volunteers among 14 sites picked up trash along <br />the James River and many feeder creeks or streams, working to make the river and the <br />community a cleaner place. The cleanup included sites as far west as Lynchburg, and <br />as far east as Newport News. In Chesterfield, there were two sites – Dutch Gap Boat <br />Landing and Falling Creek Ironworks. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Mr. Stegmaier announced the annual Governor’s Technology Awards were presented to <br />honorees in nine categories at a special ceremony at the Commonwealth of Virginia <br />Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS) in Richmond on September 9. <br />Chesterfield was the recipient of two of the eighteen awards in the Commonwealth for: <br />Cloud Technology Partnership for Economic Development and Public Safety <br />Operational Data Storage (PODS). <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Mr. Stegmaier announced the Chesterfield Branch of the NAACP awarded two <br />certificates of recognition to the Chesterfield County Police Department for Col. <br />Thierry Dupuis and Captain A. J. Starks at its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on <br />September 12. The Chesterfield County Police Department was recognized for its <br />ongoing, active engagement with the Chesterfield NAACP, openly receiving <br />community input and responding to community suggestions. <br /> <br />Mr. John Lugbill, Executive Director with Sports Backers, updated the Board on sports tourism <br />in Chesterfield County and the surrounding area. <br /> <br /> 1 <br /> <br />