RECORD

As Supervisor, I have demonstrated a strong commitment to lifting up both the district and the County. This commitment is reflected in part in these facts:

Educational Excellence

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Chesterfield Schools are 100% Accredited

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Chesterfield leads counties in the region in teacher pay

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Chesterfield leads the region in school construction (In Clover Hill, renovations of Monacan HS, Providence MS complete with new Reams ES to open in Fall 2021)

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Chesterfield Schools have a 91% On-time Graduation Rate

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Chesterfield is one of two jurisdictions to make the AP Honor Roll

Public Safety Investment

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Appointment of Chief Jeffrey Katz has improved Police department morale

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Career development incentives for Fire Department, Police Department & Sheriff to boost retention

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Chesterfield Police equipped with body cameras, the most important public safety enhancement in a generation

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Starting pay increases for Sheriff and Police Department to boost recruitment

Economic Empowerment

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Chesterfield is #1 in the Region in Job Growth (since 2014)

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Chesterfield's Poverty Rate has declined from 7.4% in 2016 to 7.2% in 2017, which means that approximately 700 families are no longer living under the poverty line

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Chesterfield is Triple-AAA Rated (highest rating, allowing County to borrow at most inexpensive interest rates)

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Area is #2 in the Nation in Wage Growth (as reported in WSJ)

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Chesterfield's Unemployment Rate is at 2.9% (hovering around an 11-year low)