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Deep Creek Bridge Project Update: Representatives from the US Army Corps of Engineers delivered a project update to the members of City Council during their Sept. 17 work session. The update covers the current status of real estate acquisition, as well as the planned timeline for the project, contingent upon the acquisition process. View the project presentation.
New City Manager Announced: Christopher M. Price, currently the Deputy County Executive in Prince William County, Virginia, has been named Chesapeake's new City Manager, effective November 4, 2019. Price replaces James E. Baker, who has served as City Manager since January of 2013. Baker will retire on October 31, 2019.
WCTV is now Chesapeake Television, a fresh new take on your local information station! Chesapeake Television is committed to bringing you educational shows about local programs in a way that keeps you informed and entertained. Learn more: http://www.CityofChesapeake.net/TV.
On Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, Mayor Richard West issued a proclamation declaring September 11, 2019, as "First Responders Day in Chesapeake."
The SPSA Chesapeake Transfer Station's schedule has changed. Find the new drop-off hours.
City water system vs. hurricanes: We've been asked: If the region were to get hit hard by a hurricane, could the Chesapeake's water system handle it? In response, Chesapeake Public Utilities Department compiled a list of reasons the city's water system would likely make it through a big storm.
Presidents' Day? George Washington Day? Confused as to why we refer to the third Monday in February as George Washington Day, not Presidents' Day? Find out!
The Chesapeake Community Resource Guide is updated yearly to provide current information for Chesapeake community resources. Request copies: 757-382-2226.
Invite the Mayor: Would you like to have the Mayor or a City Council Member join a special event? Make the request using this form.
Adopt a Spot: Learn how to adopt a garden or a highway. First, enter your address and then answer the questions on the following pages. Information and an application will be sent soon after. The "Adopt-a-Garden" or "Adopt-a-Highway" programs are administered by the Public Works Department.
Road-kill cleanup: When an innocent woodland creature meets its demise at the wheels of your Ford, the ultimate in unpleasant jobs
Streetlight requests: There are currently over 21,000 street lights throughout the City. Most are maintained by Dominion Virginia Power. However, a number of factors go into deciding to install a light. Learn more about how to request a new streetlight and how to report an outage here.
Blue Bin Recycling Rules: Flower pots, hoses, yard waste, and fertilizer and pesticide containers shouldn't be in there. Learn what you should and shouldn't recycle.
Community Center rooms for rent: If you have a wedding reception or birthday party and need a space to celebrate, consider renting one of the City's eight community centers. Details
Bulk waste requests: Going to move or throw out that old mattress or couch you hate? Make sure to request bulk pickup before your trash day.
Lifesaving App: PulsePoint Chesapeake Fire Department and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center have launched a lifesaving smartphone app called PulsePoint to increase the likelihood of a person surviving a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA).
Become a foster parent and provide a child temporary separated from his family a safe, caring family home.
Donate in memory of a loved one Did you know... you can donate a park bench, shelter, playground equipment, tree or other amenities in memory of a deceased loved one?
Join the Community Animal Response Team You can also help protect animal and animal agricultural resources before during and after an emergency by volunteering for the Community Animal Response Team.
Volunteer with the City of Chesapeake Chesapeake is known for its deep sense of community pride and civic involvement. Volunteers play an enormous role in the daily functions of city government, as well as within the community.