Voters approve bond referendums in Chesterfield, Henrico

Bond referendums approved on Tuesday will mean new construction for facilities in both Henrico...
Bond referendums approved on Tuesday will mean new construction for facilities in both Henrico and Chesterfield counties.(Source: NBC12)
Published: Nov. 8, 2022 at 8:45 PM EST
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CHESTERFIELD and HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - Multiple bond referendums were easily approved Tuesday in Chesterfield and Henrico counties.

In Chesterfield County, the $540 million in facilities bonds is slated to be divided up like this:

  • $375 million for schools
  • $47 million for libraries
  • $38 million for parks and recreation
  • $81 million for public safety

Voters approved the money in one question in the ballot.

In Henrico County, four questions were on the ballot for $511.4 million in bonds:

  • $37 million in recreation and parks
  • $50 million in improving flood prevention and stormwater drainage
  • $84 million in building new and renovating fire stations
  • $340.5 million in school projects

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