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Vote Absentee for the May 5 Election. The deadline to vote by mail is April 28. Apply Now!
Proposed Operating Budget: Review the FY 2020-2021 Proposed Operating Budget - by section, as a single PDF, and in a flipbook format. Watch the City Council Presentation by City Manager Chris Price and Budget Director Steven Jenkins. To provide input, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are no changes to emergency services. Trash & recycling collection continues as normal.
Bulk waste collection of tree and yard debris, construction debris, and fence material is suspended until further notice due to ongoing resource demands presented by COVID-19. Leaves and grass clippings in clear plastic bags will still be collected as usual and residents may still request bulk pickups for household debris, appliances, and furniture.
The Chesapeake Expressway has temporarily stopped accepting cash and credit cards at toll booths in an effort to practice social distancing. Tolls will still be required but will be collected through an electronic process. Learn more on ChesapeakeExpressway.com.
In coordination with other jurisdictions in the region, the City of Chesapeake will extend the closure of all City facilities and offices to the public until further notice. Essential City services will continue to be maintained.
For the latest on COVID-19 related restrictions announced by Governor Ralph Northam, visit Virginia.gov/Coronavirus-Updates.
Visit the City's COVID-19 information page for details and additional updates.
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Mayor’s Emergency Response Roundtable
You asked, City leaders answered. Get the facts on Chesapeake’s COVID-19 response. Watch the the Mayor’s Emergency Response Roundtable video.
Local State of Emergency
Chesapeake City Manager Chris Price has declared a Local State of Emergency for the City of Chesapeake. This declaration enables the City to begin to access resources which would be necessary should conditions change.