Henrico and Chesterfield approve bond referendums on Election Day

These questions asked voters where they wanted certain project money allocated.

Shovels stuck in the dirt at a groundbreaking.

Chesterfield recently broke ground on a new library, which will be funded with some of this bond money.

Photo via @chesterfieldvirginia

Voters in Henrico and Chesterfield Counties had several questions on their ballot along with picking their representatives. The votes came in with an strong “yes” for projects involving fund allocation and approval.

Chesterfield voted on $541 million in facility bonds broken down like this:

  • Schools ($375 million)
  • Libraries ($47 million)
  • Parks and Recreation ($38 million)
  • Public Safety ($81 million)

Henrico had $511 million to distribute between:

  • School projects ($340 million)
  • Building and repairing fire stations ($84 million)
  • Flood Prevention ($50 million)
  • Recreation and Parks ($37 million)

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