The City of Chesapeake places a great deal of emphasis on maintaining an excellent relationship and communication with its General Assembly delegation. Through this Legislative Program, the City strives to participate actively in the policy decisions that affect Chesapeake's citizens.
This Legislative Program is presented in three parts. The first section contains Chesapeake's priority legislative requests and City initiatives. The second section contains Chesapeake's legislative priorities. The third section contains Chesapeake's policy positions for consideration by the General Assembly. These are general positions and goals agreed upon by the Chesapeake City Council. The City Council requests that the General Assembly consider these positions throughout its decision-making process.